Apply property changes for Search 

After making changes to Search configuration settings, check in the configuration settings and restart the servers to apply the changes.

Before you begin

To perform the steps below, first initialize the Search configuration environment. For more information about how to do this, see Access the Search configuration file.


  1. Complete your configuration changes.

  2. Check in the changed configuration property keys using the following wsadmin client command:


  3. To exit the wsadmin client, type exit at the prompt.

  4. Stop the server or servers hosting the Search application, delete the index, and then restart the Search servers.

      The next time the scheduled task runs, it recreates the index.