Allow lotus script to create full text index on a remote database 
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: Ninke Westra2116 12 Jun 2008
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At the moment the NotesDatabase class contains a method to create a new Full-Text Index, but only for a Local database, not for remote databases.
 
Getting access to the current Full-Text Index settings for a NotesDatabase object beyond a boolean that tells me if the db is indexed or not would also be helpfull
 



1) Morten Clausen663 (12 Jun 2008)
That is absolutely correct. Why this hasn't been included from the start is a brain fart of major proportions... :-)
2) Giulio C748 (01 Aug 2008)
Updating local db's is probably the safest bet. Allowing updates on the server, well, that's like giving a kid a gun isn't it ?

But I would support a controlled way to programmatically control the FT index on the server to. But probably have some kind of idiot-proofing in place so if some clown tries to keep running the indexer everytime a document is saved the server can ignore the request if it's going to stress out the CPU.
3) Brent Quick64 (28 Sep 2011)
I had a situation where I needed to create multiple (local) identical FTI's and did a button in an email to call an agent in the DB to create the FTI. I am not sure but couldn't you simply connect to the replica on the "remote" system and kick off the FTI build the same way?

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