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Reindex

Description

The operation allows you to generate or update the indexes for content, such as users, groups, and items stored in the database store.

Caution:

The reindex operation may take a while to finish. During this time, the index service may not respond correctly to index queries. Portal content and search operations will be unavailable until the reindex is complete. Performing the reindex operation during system maintenance or downtime is recommended.

Request parameters

ParameterDetails
mode

(Required)

The mode in which the indexer should run.

Values: USER_MODE | GROUP_MODE | SEARCH_MODE | FULL_MODE

includes

(Optional)

A comma separated list of elements to include in the index. This is useful if you want to only index certain items or user accounts.

f

The response format. The default value is html.

Values: html | json | pjson

Example usage

The following is a sample POST request for the reindex operation:

POST /context/admin/system/indexer/reindex HTTP/1.1
Host: organization.domain.com
Content-Type: application/x-www-form-urlencoded
Content-Length: []

mode=GROUP_MODE&includes=&f=pjson&&token=m7zGSezM7znt6ZuIwr827imJxOTSDsjYujVdd7SiAQLYG1HmesG8EbSnTwCbiekEh0QwRdmeyp1hP63M60TPrdZQ2NzIg5G7qFaQh40MdiOCfh60-6oPKC2MNoqwdVDZ3srzreVZb66QofWXws8GMrKWkgP45A-2an5crKvReUo-pwvkzm68W87Q0yPJFA2Kww39UnMYNw-5qd2-Bt04VmkrqKI-lCbA-jFZY_UGzeGzNqnBGrjKuVB_q17HogMw

JSON Response example

{"status": "success"}