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From Emmanuel Lecharny <>
Subject Re: Indexing schema attributes
Date Tue, 04 Oct 2011 15:03:52 GMT
On 10/4/11 3:12 PM, Kiran Ayyagari wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 4, 2011 at 12:30 AM, Emmanuel Lecharny<>  wrote:
>> On 10/4/11 2:11 AM, Craig Setera wrote:
>>> I actually assumed that to be the case.  In our case, we did an LDIF
>>> export,
>>> set up the indices and re-imported the LDIF.  Before the addition of the
>>> indices, our search would return a single result and after we would get
>>> zero
>>> results.  I initially attributed that to the indices not being correctly
>>> registered, but from what you are saying that is not the case.
>> We need to add some extended operation to get the index created when it's
> IMO an extended operation won't be efficient, and also requires the
> server to cease any updates from happening
> while the new index is building.

This is implicit. We need stop suspend all operations while the index is 
> Currently the server requires a
> restart after adding a new index, which I see as a safe approach
>> added after some data have been added. Another option (and I think we
>> already have done that) would be to have a command line option that can be
>> run on a stopped server to recreate the index. AFAIR, Kiran, you wrote such
>> a tool, right ?
> yes, but never updated after my initial implementation

We need to get it included in 2.0 :)
>> In any case, we should be able to create this index without having to
>> export/import the data before 2.0
> export/import is no longer necessary in the latest versions(>1.5.7)
> except that the server needs to be restarted after
> adding a new index/indices

Do you mean the index is rebuilt at startup ?

Emmanuel Lécharny

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