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   config as element(configuration),
   database-id as (Number|String),
   value as Number
) as element(configuration)


This function sets the merge timestamp setting for the specified database in the configuration.

config A configuration specification, typically as returned from one of the Admin module functions.
database-id The ID of the database (for example, xdmp.database("myDatabase") ).
value The new system timestamp after which to preserve fragments in a merge. A value of 0 indicates to keep only the latest version of fragments. A negative value indicates a timestamp relative to the time of the merge, at ten million ticks per second. For example, -6000000000 means preserve fragments deleted ten minutes before the merge.

Required Privileges

This operation requires at least one of the following privileges:




  const admin = require('/MarkLogic/admin.xqy');
  const config = admin.getConfiguration()
        xdmp.database("myDatabase"), 0)

   //returns the new configuration element -- use admin.saveConfiguration
   //to save the changes to the configuration or pass the configuration
   //to other Admin API functions to make other changes.  

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