[Koha] How frequently to run zebra rebuild and what switches

Jared Camins-Esakov jcamins at cpbibliography.com
Wed Aug 21 07:14:59 NZST 2013


The packages are set up to install the following cron jobs:

/etc/cron.d/koha-common =>
/etc/cron.daily/koha-common =>
/etc/cron.hourly/koha-common =>


On Tue, Aug 20, 2013 at 3:02 PM, Steven Nickerson <snicker1 at maine.rr.com>wrote:

> Thanks for the reply, but I'm 99% sure it was NOT there by default.   Can
> someone tell me what the "default" crontab entry for rebuild_zebra.pl is,
> and maybe what ALL of the default crontab entries are/should be?   Now I'm
> concerned I'm missing more than just the rebuild_zebra one.
> Steve
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Olugbenga Adara [mailto:gbengaadara at yahoo.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, August 20, 2013 2:50 PM
> To: Steven Nickerson; koha at lists.katipo.co.nz
> Subject: Re: [Koha] How frequently to run zebra rebuild and what switches
> Hello Steven,
> >   Looking for some advice and recommendations.   For a fairly small
> > library
> > running Koha from the Debian squeeze packages, how often
> > should the zebra_rebuild.pl script be executed and with exactly which
> switches?
> > Right now I run it at 7:30 AM each morning with "-run-as-root -b -r
> > -v"
> I am quite surprised you need to do that since you say you installed from
> Debian packages. All the installations I have done through the Debian
> packages always have the zebra incremental indexing properly set in cron
> and
> it is usually set to run every 5 minutes. You can check your cron settings
> to make sure that this is properly set and enabled to run regularly.
> I don't think you need to run it manually. That is as per my own
> experience.
> Cheers
> Olugbenga Adara
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