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Manage Milvus Connections

This topic describes how to connect to and disconnect from a Milvus server.

Ensure to connect to Milvus server before any operations.

Below example connects to a Milvus server with host as localhost and port as 19530 and disconnects from it.

Connect to a Milvus server

Construct a Milvus connection. Ensure to connect to Milvus server before any operations.

# Run `python3` in your terminal to operate in the Python interactive mode.
from pymilvus import connections
connections.connect(alias="default", host='localhost', port='19530')
import { MilvusClient } from "@zilliz/milvus2-sdk-node";
const address = "localhost:19530";
const milvusClient = new MilvusClient(address);
connect -h localhost -p 19530 -a default
Parameter Description
alias Alias of the Milvus connection to construct.
host IP address of the Milvus server.
port Port of the Milvus server.
Parameter Description
address Address of the Milvus connection to construct.
Option Full name Description
-h --host (Optional) The host name. The default is "127.0.0.1".
-p --port (Optional) The port number. The default is "19530".
-a --alias (Optional) The alias name of the Milvus link. The default is "default".
-D --disconnect (Optional) Flag to disconnect from the Milvus server specified by an alias. The default alias is "default".
--help n/a Displays help for using the command.

Return

A milvus connection created by the passed parameters.

Raises

  • NotImplementedError: If handler in connection parameters is not GRPC.
  • ParamError: If pool in connection parameters is not supported.
  • Exception: If server specified in parameters is not ready, we cannot connect to server.

Disconnect from a Milvus server

Disconnect from a Milvus server.

connections.disconnect("default")
await milvusClient.closeConnection();
connect -D
Parameter Description
alias Alias of the Milvus server to disconnect from.

Limits

The maximum number of connections is 65,536.

What's next

Having connected to a Milvus server, you can:

For advanced operations, check:

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