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   $config as element(configuration),
   $forest-name as xs:string
) as xs:unsignedLong


This function returns the ID of the forest with the specified name, from the specified configuration. The difference between this function and xdmp:forest() is that the ID from this function can come from a forest that has not yet been saved (that is, from a forest that has been created in the same query with the Admin library but has not yet been saved to the cluster configuration files).

config A configuration specification, typically as returned from one of the Admin module functions.
forest-name The name of the forest.

Required Privileges

This operation requires at least one of the following privileges:




  xquery version "1.0-ml";

  import module namespace admin = "http://marklogic.com/xdmp/admin"
		  at "/MarkLogic/admin.xqy";

  admin:forest-get-id(admin:get-configuration(), "myForest")

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