Set the location of search indexes

Data that is added to a DSE Search node is locally indexed on the DSE node. Data changes to one node also apply to the other nodes. DSE Search has its own indexing documents. You can control where the DSE Search indexing documents are saved on the server. By default, each DSE Search index is saved in solr_data_dir/keyspace_name.table_name, or as specified by the system property.

The dataDir parameter in the solrconfig.xml file is not supported.

  1. Shut down the search node.

  2. Move the directory to the new location.

  3. Specify the location:

Location specification
Option Description

From the command line

To dynamically change:

cd installation_location &&  bin/dse cassandra -s

In dse.yaml

To permanently change:

solr_data_dir: My_data_dir    `

Where My_data_dir is /var/lib/cassandra/

For example:

`solr_data_dir: /var/lib/cassandra/`
  1. Start the node.

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