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From Mahmoud Almokadem <>
Subject Re: Clean checkbox on DIH
Date Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:01:30 GMT
Thanks Shawn,

We already using a shell scripts to do our import and using fullimport
command to do our delta import and everything is doing well several years
ago. But default of the UI is full import with clean and commit. If I press
the Execute button by mistake the whole index is cleaned without any


On Fri, Apr 28, 2017 at 2:51 PM, Shawn Heisey <> wrote:

> On 4/28/2017 5:11 AM, Mahmoud Almokadem wrote:
> > I'd like to request to uncheck the "Clean" checkbox by default on DIH
> page,
> > cause it cleaned the whole index about 2TB when I click Execute button by
> > wrong. Or show a confirmation message that the whole index will be
> cleaned!!
> When somebody is doing a full-import, clean is what almost all users are
> going to want.  If you're wanting to do full-import without cleaning,
> then you are in the minority.  It is perhaps a fairly large minority,
> but still not the majority.
> Also, once you move into production, you should not be using the admin
> UI for this.  You should be calling the DIH handler directly with HTTP
> from another source, which might be a shell script using curl, or a
> full-blown program in another language.
> Thanks,
> Shawn

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