- URL:https://<root>/system/indexer/reindex(POST only)
- Required Capability:Default administrator role | Security and infrastructure privilege
- Version Introduced:10.2.1
The reindex operation generates or updates the indexes for content, such as the users, groups, and items stored in the database store. You are required to use this operation to update indexes when upgrading from earlier version of Portal for ArcGIS.
It's recommended to perform the reindex operation during system maintenance or downtime, as the operation will take some time to finish. During this time, portal content and search operations will be unavailable and the index service may not respond correctly to index queries.
The mode in which the indexer should run.
Values: USER_MODE | GROUP_MODE | SEARCH_MODE | FULL_MODE
A comma separated list of elements to include in the index, such as specific items or user accounts.
The response format. The default value is html.
Values: html | json | pjson
The following is a sample POST request for the reindex operation:
POST /webadaptor/portaladmin/system/indexer/reindex HTTP/1.1 Host: machine.domain.com Content-Type: application/x-www-form-urlencoded Content-Length:  mode=FULL_MODE&includes=&f=json
JSON Response example