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start group index

/members/{member}/groups/{group}/index/start [POST]


Start group indexing.

Invoking this service starts an asynchronous process.


typesA comma-separated list of types to index. e.g. comment,documentnoenums
clearWhether to clear the whole index first (only allowed when all types are indexed)nobooleanfalse

The possible types are url, document, comment and version.

The version type is only considered if the indexVersions group property is set to true 

The types parameter isn’t required but, if it isn’t specified, there is nothing to index.


Only group manager can invoke this service.


This service returns the <thread> element that is responsible for indexing.

  <thread ...> ...
      <progress current="[current item]"
                total="[total items to index]"/>      
      <!-- for each type specified.. -->
      <type name="[comment|document|version]"/>

Error Handling

No specific errors expected for this service.

After this service is invoked, errors can be found in the indexing logs.

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