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Update Indexer Configuration

  • URL:https://<indexer-url>/update(POST only)
  • Required Capability:Administrator
  • Version Introduced:10.2.1

Description

Legacy:

This operation is not applicable to versions 10.5 and later.

You can use this operation to change the connection information for the indexing service. By default, Portal for ArcGIS runs an indexing service that runs on port 7199. If you want the sharing API to refer to the indexing service on another instance, you need to provide the host and port parameters.

Note:

This operation will automatically restart your portal.

Request parameters

ParameterDetails
indexerHost

The name of the server (hostname) on which the index service runs. The default value is localhost.

Example

indexerHost=somehost.domain.com
indexerPort

The port number on which the index service is listening. The default value is 7199.

Example

indexerPort=7199
f

The response format. The default response format is html.

Values: html | json | pjson

Example usage

Below is a sample request URL for update:

POST /webadaptor/portaladmin/system/indexer/update HTTP/1.1
Host: machine.domain.com
Content-Type: application/x-www-form-urlencoded
Content-Length: []

indexerHost=serverhost.domain.com&indexerPort=7199&f=json

JSON Response example

{"status": "success"}