Common Configurations

This topic introduces the common configurations of Milvus.

Under this section, you can configure the default names of partition and index, and the Time Travel (data retention) span of Milvus.


Description Default Value
Name of the default partition when a collection is created. "_default"


Description Default Value
Name of the index when it is created with name unspecified. "_default_idx"


Description Default Value
  • The retention duration of the deleted data allowed for Time Travel.
  • Unit: Second
  • 432000


    Description Default Value
    Whether to disable the internal time messaging mechanism for the system. If disabled (set to `false`), the system will not allow DML operations, including insertion, deletion, queries, and searches. This helps Milvus-CDC synchronize incremental data. false
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