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Maintaining DataFinder Instance Index Manually

Last Modified: April 1, 2021

In some cases you may need to trigger the indexing process of a DataFinder instance index manually.

  1. In Data Indexing, click DataFinder Instances.
  2. Select an instance and click »Manage»Index.
  3. Select Index Now to synchronize all files. This option is not available for instances dedicated to the SystemLink file service.
  4. Optional: Click Reset Index and choose one of the actions from the following table to delete and recreate the index. This process may take a while depending on the amount of data.
    Parameter Description
    Entire Index Deletes the entire index and re-indexes all files.
    Files with Indexing Status
    • Files Timed Out During Indexing - Resets the index of the files whose indexing has exceeded the maximum specified time and re-indexes the files.
    • Files with Indexing Errors - Resets the index of all files with indexing errors and re-indexes the files.
    • Files with Unsuitable DataPlugin - Resets the index of all files indexed with an unsuitable DataPlugin and re-indexes the files.
  5. Optional: Select one of the actions from the following table to optimize the index for custom properties or recreate the Quick Search index.
    Parameter Description
    Optimize Index Optimizes the index to speed up the search performance.
    Recreate Quick Search Index Recreates only the index of the Quick Search. Clients use the Quick Search if they only have parts of the information they are searching for, or if they do not know whether the information they are searching for is in a file, a channel group, or a channel. Click Reset Index»Recreate Quick Search Index.

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