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   $config as element(configuration),
   $forest-name as xs:string,
   $host-id as xs:unsignedLong,
   $data-directory as xs:string?,
   [$large-data-directory as xs:string?],
   [$fast-data-directory as xs:string?]
) as element(configuration)


This function creates a new forest configuration.

config A configuration specification, typically as returned from one of the Admin module functions.
forest-name The name of the forest. The must be unique for all forests in the cluster.
host-id The ID of the host (for example, xdmp:host()) for the current host.
data-directory The optional data directory of the forest. If no directory is specified, then it will be a private forest.
large-data-directory The optional directory where large objects are stored. If no directory is specified, then large objects will be stored in DATA_DIR/Forests/FOREST_NAME/Large.
fast-data-directory The optional directory for the fast data directory for this forest. The fast data directory is typically located on a fast storage device, such as an SSD.

Required Privileges



  xquery version "1.0-ml";

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

  admin:forest-create(admin:get-configuration(), "newForest", xdmp:host(), ())

   => returns the new configuration element -- use admin:save-configuration
      to save the changes to the configuration or pass the configuration
      to other Admin API functions to make other changes.


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