Core
API v2.x
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# truncate

Empties a collection by removing all its documents, while keeping any associated mapping.

Documents removed that way do not trigger real-time notifications.


# Query Syntax

# HTTP

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URL: http://kuzzle:7512/<index>/<collection>/_truncate
Method: DELETE

# Other protocols

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{
  "index": "<index>",
  "collection": "<collection>",
  "controller": "collection",
  "action": "truncate"
}

# Arguments

  • collection: collection name
  • index: index name

# Response

Returns a confirmation that the collection is being emptied:

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{
  "status": 200,
  "error": null,
  "action": "truncate",
  "controller": "collection",
  "index": "<index>",
  "collection": "<collection>",
  "requestId": "<unique request identifier>",
  "result": {
    "acknowledged": true,
  }
}

# Possible errors