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Edit an Atlas Vector Search Index

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  • Required Access
  • Supported Clients
  • Procedure

You can change the index definition of an existing Atlas Vector Search index from the Atlas UI and Atlas Administration API. You can't rename an index or change the index type. If you need to change an index name or type, you must create a new index and delete the old one.

You must have the Project Search Index Editor or higher role to edit an Atlas Vector Search index.

You can edit an Atlas Vector Search index using the following:

  • Atlas UI

  • Atlas Administration API Update One Atlas Search Index endpoint

  • Atlas CLI v1.14.3 atlas clusters search indexes update command on both the cloud deployment and local deployment

  • mongosh v2.1.2 or later db.collection.updateSearchIndex() method

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