exists

Check if a collection exists in Kuzzle.

Signature

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bool exists(const std::string& index, const std::string& collection);

bool exists(
    const std::string& index,
    const std::string& collection,
    const kuzzleio::query_options& options);

Arguments

Arguments Type Description
index
const std::string&
Index name
collection
const std::string&
Collection name
options
kuzzleio::query_options*
Query options

options

Additional query options

Property Type
(default)
Description
queuable
bool

(true)
If true, queues the request during downtime, until connected to Kuzzle again

Return

A boolean indicating if the collection exists or not.

Exceptions

Throws a kuzzleio::KuzzleException if there is an error. See how to handle error.

Usage

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try {
  bool exists = kuzzle->collection->exists("nyc-open-data", "green-taxi");

  if (exists) {
    std::cout << "Collection green-taxi exists" << std::endl;
  }
} catch (kuzzleio::KuzzleException &e) {
  std::cerr << e.what() << std::endl;
}