Reset your index with PowerShell

As this great blog on repairing the SharePoint 2013 On-Prem reset index stuck resolution, states it’s best to reset your index using powershell. Sometimes when you search service is paused, you can run

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Working with paused search index

When you want to know what search is up to, check it out with the management shell and these handy hints I copied in from Microsoft Technet – https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn745901(v=office.15).aspx Run this

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Creating a Search Service Application and topology with PowerShell in SharePoint 2013 or 2016 – IN SAME APP POOL AS OTHER SERVICE APPLICATIONS

You can use this script to create a new search service application after you have removed your search service application.  WARNING: This creates the search service in an existing application pool named “SharePoint Hosted Services”.  Edit the $saAppPoolName, $serviceAppName, and … Read More