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Index History



Open Index History Dialog

To open the index history dialog:

  1. Open the Indexes > List of Indexes view.
    Figure 1. List Of Indexes
  2. Select an Index.
    Figure 2. Select Index
  3. Open the Index History dialog.
    Figure 3. Index History Button

Index History Dialog

Figure 4. History Dialog

Figure 4. History Dialog

  1. Index History Dialog
  2. Revisions List
    The history of changes made in this index, ordered by revision creation time.
  3. Index Definition Preview
    The full definition of the highlighted index revision, including not just its Map and Reduce sections but also all settings and field options.

Select and Load an Index Revision

Figure 5. Index Revision Selection

Figure 5. Index Revision Selection

  1. Revisions List
    To preview a revision, hover over its creation date or select it using the arrow keys.
  2. Load Index Revision
    Click the Load Index button to load the previewed revision,
    or click the creation time of any revision in the list to load it without preview.

Figure 6. Load Index

Figure 6. Load Index

  1. Load Index Revision
    Click the Load Index button to load the previewed revision in its entirety, including its field options and any additional settings.
  2. Load Map & Reduce Only
    Click the arrow and choose the "Load Map & Reduce Only" dropdown to load the selected revision's Map and Reduce sections only, leaving its other settings unchanged.

View and Update Number of Index Revisions

The number of index revisions kept by the server can be modified through configuration,
or using the Database Settings view:

  1. Open the Settings > Database Settings view.
    Figure 7. Open Database Settings View
  2. Enter Indexing.History.NumberOfRevisions in the search box to locate the index revisions number Configuration Key and see its current value.
    Figure 8. Configuration Key and Value
  3. Click Edit to change the configuration key value.
    Figure 9. Edit Value Key
  4. Edit the configuration key value and apply your changes.
    Figure 10. Edit Value