Reset the database¶
If you have set up Firely Server as a reference server in a testing environment, it can be useful to reset the database. You would usually do this in combination with Preloading resources.
To reset the database, execute:
Firely Server will return statuscode 200 if the operation succeeded.
If you are not permitted to perform the reset, Firely Server will return statuscode 403.
On a large database this operation may take a while.
An alternative, if you have direct access to the database server, is to delete the database altogether and have Firely Server recreate it again.
- If you run on SQL Server, see Using SQL server for the
- If you run on MongoDB, Firely Server will recreate the collection by default if it is not present.
Although the operation requires no further arguments, it requires a POST, since it is certainly not side-effect free.