nodetool rebuild_index

Performs a full rebuild of the index for a table


nodetool <options> rebuild_index --  <keyspace> <table> <indexName> ...

Tarball and Installer No-Services path:

Connection options
Short Long Description



Hostname or IP address.



Port number.



Password file path.






Remote JMX agent username.


Name of keyspace.


One or more table names, separated by a space.


List of index names separated by a space.


Separates an option from an argument that could be mistaken for an option.

The keyspace and table name followed by a list of index names. For example: Standard3.IdxName Standard3.IdxName1


Fully rebuilds one or more indexes for a table.

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