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Resume or Delete an Atlas Search Index Draft

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If you saved your Atlas Search index definition as a draft, you can resume editing your index definition.

Important

You can't create a new index when you have a pending index draft.

To create, view, edit, and delete Atlas Search indexes, you must have Project Search Index Editor or higher access to the project.

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Click Database in the top-left corner of Atlas to navigate to the Database Deployments page for your project.

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  1. Click Cancel.

  2. Click Save Draft or Delete Draft.

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Click Refine Your Index to make changes to any of the following settings and click Save Changes.

Field Name
Description
Necessity
Index Analyzer

Specify the analyzer to use for indexing the collection data. By default, Atlas Search uses the standard analyzer ("lucene.standard").

Corresponds to the analyzer JSON setting.

Optional
Query Analyzer

Specify the analyzer to use when parsing data for the Atlas Search queries. By default, Atlas Search uses the standard analyzer ("lucene.standard").

Corresponds to the searchAnalyzer JSON setting.

Optional
Dynamic Mapping

Specify dynamic or static mapping of fields. To disable dynamic mapping, set "dynamic": to Off. By default, dynamic mapping is enabled. If you disable dynamic mapping, you must specify the fields to index. To learn more about dynamic and static mappings, see Review Atlas Search Index Syntax.

Corresponds to the mappings.dynamic JSON setting.

Required
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A modal window appears to let you know your index is building. Click the Close button.

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The newly created index appears on the Atlas Search tab. While the index is building, the Status field reads Build in Progress. When the index is finished building, the Status field reads Active.

Note

Larger collections take longer to index. You will receive an email notification when your index is finished building.

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