Magento 2 Indexing Management Using Magento CLI Command
October 13, 2016 Comments 0 468 Views

Magento 2 Indexing Management Using Magento CLI Command

While working with Magento 2.1 we notice that the Re Index button was missing in Index Management ? So for the people who was using this button now have to put some more efforts to get the indexing done.

Magento 2 Indexing Management Admin Interface :

Magento 2 Index Management Admin Interface

Admin can view the indexer status from admin area, but you will not find the option to click and reindex the indexers using the admin panel. Below is the information on how the Indexing of Magento can be done using the Magento CLI

Get ready with the SSH details using which you can login.

Open your command prompt and login with SSH root or user.

1) SSH root@ipaddress OR SSH
2) Password

Magento CLI SSH Screen


After successful login visit the bin directory of magento. So if you have magento files in public_html directory then you can locate it using below command.

cd /var/www/public_html/bin

Please note that the root directory may be different as per the different hosting and server setup. So you can first get the document root from phpinfo(); and then locate the bin directory using above command in command prompt.

View Indexer List :

Once you reach the bin directory in command prompt you can enter below command to check the list of Indexers.

./magento indexer:info

Magento 2 Indexer Info


View Indexer Status :

Now to view the indexer status you can use below command. If you add the name of indexer from above info list then it will provide status of selected indexer OR if you keep it blank then all indexer status will be displayed.

./magento indexer:info [indexer]


./magento indexer:info

Magento Indexer status


Re Index the Magento Indexers :

Using below command you can reindex all indexers OR can reindex any selected indexer. This command reindex all indexer one time only.

./magento indexer:reindex [indexer]


./magento indexer:reindex

Magento Indexer Reindex


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