Resume or Delete an Atlas Search Index Draft¶
If you saved your Atlas Search index definition as a draft, you can resume editing your index definition.
You can't create a new index when you have a pending index draft.
Navigate to the Atlas Cluster Overview page.¶
Click the cluster name to view cluster details.¶
Click the Search tab.¶
Click Resume Index Creation.¶
Optional: Save or delete your index definition draft.¶
- Click Cancel.
- Click Save Draft or Delete Draft.
Customize your Atlas Search index configuration settings.¶
Click Refine Your Index to make changes to any of the following settings and click Save Changes.
Select dynamic or static mapping of fields. To disable dynamic mapping, set Dynamic Mapping 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 Index Definitions.
Required if dynamic mapping is disabled.
To add the fields to index, click Add Field. You must specify the following settings for each field:
Click the Create Search Index button.¶
Close the You're All Set! Modal Window.¶
A modal window appears to let you know your index is building. Click the Close button.
Check the status.¶
The newly created index appears on the 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.
Larger collections take longer to index. You will receive an email notification when your index is finished building.