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View an Atlas Search Index

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  • Prerequisites
  • Procedure

You can also manage Atlas Search indexes with the Atlas API.


If you use the $out aggregation stage to modify a collection with an Atlas Search index, you must delete and re-create the search index. If possible, consider using $merge instead of $out.

You can view an Atlas Search index definition in the Index Overview page. For each index, the Index Overview page shows the following:

  • Namespace for the index.
  • Index and search analyzers specified in the index definition.
  • Dynamic or static mapping.
  • Field mappings in the index definition, if any, including field name, data type, and whether dynamic mapping is enabled for the individual field.

This page describes how to view your index definition in the Index Overview page. You can also Edit an Atlas Search Index with the visual or JSON editor in the Index Overview page.

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