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From Erick Erickson <>
Subject Re: backups of analyzingInfixSuggesterIndexDir
Date Fri, 13 May 2016 15:39:22 GMT
No option that I know of, but I'm not up on the details of backup,
maybe someone else can chime in?

I kind of doubt it though, the choice of where to put the suggest
index is totally arbitrary so I'm not sure how backup/restore would
know where to look.

On Thu, May 12, 2016 at 8:09 AM, Oakley, Craig (NIH/NLM/NCBI) [C]
<> wrote:
> Backup simply by copying the files? or is there some option by which to say "include
analyzingInfixSuggesterIndexDir as well"?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Erick Erickson []
> Sent: Wednesday, May 11, 2016 11:53 PM
> To: solr-user <>
> Subject: Re: backups of analyzingInfixSuggesterIndexDir
> Well, it can always be rebuilt from the backed-up index. That suggester
> reads the _stored_ fields from the docs to build up the suggester
> index. With a lot of documents that could take a very long time though.
> If you desperately need it, AFAIK you'll have to back it up whenever
> you build it I'm afraid.
> Best,
> Erick
> On Wed, May 11, 2016 at 8:30 AM, Oakley, Craig (NIH/NLM/NCBI) [C]
> <> wrote:
>> I have a client whose Solr installation creates a analyzingInfixSuggesterIndexDir
directory besides index and tlog. I notice that this analyzingInfixSuggesterIndexDir is not
included in backups (created by replication?command=backup). Is there a way to include this?
Or does it not need to be backed-up?
>> I haven't needed this yet, but wanted to ask before I find that I might need it.

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