Index List

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The Index List shows individual indexes and index groups. Various operations are available for via the toolbars, menus, and keyboard short-cuts:

 

IndexContextMenu

 

Edit Index

modify the index parameters

 

Remove index

remove the index from the list or completely delete the index

 

Add New Index

create a new index or reference an existing index

 

Update index

rescan the indexed files look for any changes

 

Recreate index

delete the index and re-create from scratch

 

Cancel indexing

Cancel the indexing process currently in operation and rolling back to the previous index state.

 

 

 

 

Index Details

 

The index details contains a summary of information about the index and various tabs that drill down on the index information and status to help diagnose issues.

 

Explore Tab

 

The Explore tab allows you to view the details for the items in the index. It reads directly from the index and so provides a good indication of what is searchable in the index.

 

IndexExploreTab

 

 

The information available shows the attributes recorded the last time the item was indexed:

 

Name

Name of the item.

 

Modified

The last modified date.

 

Size

Size of the item.

 

Index date

Date item was last indexed.

 

Terms

The number of indexed terms recorded for the item.

 

Content

Yes/No flag indicating if contents of the item was indexed.

 

Binary file

Yes/No flag indicating if the item was detected as having non-text content.

 

Error

Yes/No flag indicating if an error was detected when indexed the item.

 

Partial Index

Yes/No flag indicating if the item was too large to index and was therefore only partially indexed.

 

Attribute

Item attributes, for debugging purposes.

 

 

Update Log

 

The Update Log is a log of files that were indexed, it is not read from the index but from a separate database that monitors the indexing operations. Any file indexing errors are reported here.

 

IndexUpdateLog

 

The information available shows the important log information for the item:

 

Time

Item log time

 

Name

Name of the item

 

Location

Path to item

 

Duration

Amount of time spent indexing item. This is an indication only and can be skewed by index maintenance tasks that could interrupt indexing.

 

Size

Size of the item.

 

Type

Type of index action taken:

 

Indexed: Item was indexed, including content.

Indexed - Name Only: Only the name of the item was indexed.

Unchanged: Item was unchanged in the last index update and so the content was not re-indexed.

 

Status

Status of the index operation, either: Success, Warning, Error. See Message column for more details on any warnings or errors.

 

Message

More information for any log items that are flagged as Warning or Error.

 

Updates

Counter to indicate how many times the log item has been updated, for debugging purposes.

 

 

 

History Tab

 

The History tab shows a high-level history of indexing actions, such as updates, monitoring etc.

 

IndexHistoryTab

 

 

 

Messages Tab

 

The Messages tab shows recent messages that were produced during indexing actions.

 

IndexMessageTab

 

 

 

 

 


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