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The RESTful meta endpoint gives information about the current Weaviate instance. It can be used to learn about your current Weaviate instance and to provide information to another Weaviate instants that wants to interact with this instance.


The meta endpoint accepts a GET request:

GET /v1/meta

And it returns the following fields:

  • hostname: The location of the Weaviate instance.
  • version: The version of Weaviate.
  • modules: Module specific info.


The following command:

  import weaviate

client = weaviate.Client("http://localhost:8080")

meta_info = client.get_meta()


  "hostname": "http://[::]:8080",
  "modules": {
    "text2vec-contextionary": {
      "version": "en0.16.0-v0.4.21",
      "wordCount": 818072
  "version": "1.0.0"

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