dsetool get_core_config

Displays the XML for the specified search index config. Supports DSE authentication with [-l <username> -p <password>].

Restriction: Command is supported only on nodes with DSE Search workloads.


dsetool get_core_config <keyspace_name>.<table_name> [current=true|false]
Syntax conventions Description


Literal keyword.


Not literal.


Variable value. Replace with a valid option or user-defined value.

[ ]

Optional. Square brackets ( [ ] ) surround optional command arguments. Do not type the square brackets.

( )

Group. Parentheses ( ( ) ) identify a group to choose from. Do not type the parentheses.


Or. A vertical bar ( | ) separates alternative elements. Type any one of the elements. Do not type the vertical bar.


Repeatable. An ellipsis ( ... ) indicates that you can repeat the syntax element as often as required.

'<Literal string>'

Single quotation ( ' ) marks must surround literal strings in CQL statements. Use single quotation marks to preserve upper case.

{ <key>:<value> }

Map collection. Braces ( { } ) enclose map collections or key value pairs. A colon separates the key and the value.


Set, list, map, or tuple. Angle brackets ( < > ) enclose data types in a set, list, map, or tuple. Separate the data types with a comma.


End CQL statement. A semicolon ( ; ) terminates all CQL statements.

[ -- ]

Separate the command line options from the command arguments with two hyphens ( -- ). This syntax is useful when arguments might be mistaken for command line options.

' <<schema> ... </schema> >'

Search CQL only: Single quotation marks ( ' ) surround an entire XML schema declaration.


Search CQL only: Identify the entity and literal value to overwrite the XML element in the schema and solrconfig files.


Required. The keyspace and table names of the search index. Keyspace and table names are case-sensitive. Enclose names that contain uppercase in double quotation marks.


Optionally specify to view the current (active) configuration.

  • true - Returns the active live search index config.

  • false - Default. Returns the pending (latest uploaded) search index configuration.


The following examples view the search index config for the demo keyspace and health_data table.

To view the pending (latest uploaded) configuration:

dsetool get_core_config demo.health_data

The XML for the auto-generated configuration is displayed:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" standalone="no"?>
  <directoryFactory class="solr.StandardDirectoryFactory" name="DirectoryFactory"/>

To view the pending (latest uploaded) search index configuration:

dsetool get_core_config demo.health_data current=true

To save the XML output to a file:

dsetool get_core_config demo.health_data > /Users/maryjoe/Documents/search/health_data_config.xml

The health_data_config.xml file is created.

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