In SDL Tridion 2011, there was an executable to rebuild the Solr search collection. How do we re-index search in ?

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    Not to be critical but I don't think SE is the place for asking hypothetical / "pop quiz" questions (even if it is just an attempt to build up a repo of questions). Relevant: meta.tridion.stackexchange.com/questions/23/…
    – Ant P
    Commented Jun 21, 2013 at 6:30
  • Just search for "Reindexing search indexes" in documentation. First try it and then, if you have a problem - ask specific question Commented Jun 21, 2013 at 7:43
  • As per FAQ, it is highly recommended to add questions along with answers so that it can help others as well to the question poster in future. I am editing your question a bit and putting the answer to it so that it might help others (I would have been more happy if you could have put answer to it) Commented Jun 21, 2013 at 8:31
  • Also, as per FAQ, it is not bad if the Q & A are posted just to build up repo as far as it is adding value to the objective of the site. Commented Jun 21, 2013 at 8:38
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    Indeed, it's fine to ask and immediately answer a question in order to document a solution to a problem, but asking a question you already know the answer to and leaving it open doesn't really fall under that umbrella.
    – Ant P
    Commented Jun 21, 2013 at 9:09

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You can use powershell for re-indexing your search indexes.

  1. Execute Sync-TcmSearchIndex on powershell to reindex all publication
  2. Execute Sync-TcmSearchIndex with a TcmRepositoryIds parameter containing list of publication URIs if you want to re-index a set of publication or a specific publication

Source and Reference: SDL Live Documentation

  • Thanks and accepted! I eventually found the answer after some searching. :-) Commented Jun 21, 2013 at 14:38
  • How to rebuild search index periodically?? Commented Sep 8, 2014 at 12:18
  • Abdul: This might help you: metalogix.com/help/Content%20Matrix%20Console/… Commented Sep 8, 2014 at 14:33
  • Pankaj's example answers, "how would you periodically run PowerShell scripts without Tridion?" So a preferred approach isn't Tridion specific per se. Commented Jun 3, 2015 at 21:24

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