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.