Indexes: Indexes View

This view lists all available indexes in a current database and gives you the ability to create, edit, query, or delete indexes. Indexes are grouped by a collection they are working on and each index contains basic information, such as a number of indexed entries and locked state.

Action Bar

Action Bar in this View contains the following capabilities:

  • New Index - Redirects to Index Edit View where you can create a new index,
  • Query - Redirects to Query View,
  • Collapse All - Collapses all indexes,
  • Paste - Quickly creates index by pasting IndexDefinition,
  • Lock Mode - Set lock mode to all indexes,
  • Index Merge Suggestions - retrieves all suggestions for an index merging,
  • Delete - Removes idle/disabled/abandoned/all indexes,
  • Search - Search for an index

Figure 0. Studio. Indexes View. Action Bar.


After clicking on an index name you will be navigated to the Query View. To read more about querying in Studio, please visit this article.

Figure 1. Studio. Indexes View. Query.


To edit index just press the Edit button available for each index. This will navigate you to the Index Edit View about which you can read here.

Figure 2. Studio. Indexes View. Edit.

The following menu actions are available in the index menu:

  • Copy index,
  • Delete index,
  • Reset Index,
  • Unlocked / Locked (side-by-side) / Locked / Locked (Error)
  • Normal / Idle / Disabled / Abandoned

Figure 4. Studio. Indexes View. Menu.


When the Copy index button is pressed, the index definition is loaded from a server and a popup from which it can be copied appears. Later on this definition can be used to create a new index with the Paste action from the Action Bar (remember to change an index name).

Figure 5. Studio. Indexes View. Menu. Copying.


If you want to delete an index (with the indexing data) press the Delete index button in the menu.

Figure 7. Studio. Indexes View. Menu. Deleting


This operation cannot be undone.


Resetting an index will remove all indexing data and start indexing from scratch. To reset an index press the Reset index button in the menu.

Figure 6. Studio. Indexes View. Menu. Resetting


This operation cannot be undone.


You can read more about locking here.

Index Prioritization

You can read more about index prioritization here.

Index Corruption

During server startup, we check for corrupted indexes. If such a corruption is found, the server attempts to fix it.
If an index gets corrupted while the server is running, the following warning message will be displayed: Figure 8. Studio. Indexes View. Index Corruption Message

You might also get the following error when attempting to query:
Figure 9. Studio. Indexes View. Index Corruption Query Error

If you encounter this problem, you should fix the corrupted index by going to the Indexes view and clicking Try to recover corrupted indexes:
Figure 10. Studio. Indexes View. Index Corruption Fix