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Index taking unusually long

  • Collection index is taking longer than normal to complete
Applies to
  • CONTENTdm 
Additional information

Certain factors can trigger an additional index operation in a collection that will take longer to complete.

  • Field Additions/deletions
  • Search field 'yes/no' changes
  • Controlled vocabulary add/disable

If you need assistance, contact OCLC Support to request a log of the index or have OCLC check on its status to see if that has been triggered.

NOTE: If you have a very large collection of size and items. This full index could potentially take a few hours. Best practice would be to make all your changes at once and kick off the index at the end of the day or a time that is convenient for your organization.

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