Reindex Magento 2 – Command Line Indexer

Magento 2.0 system automatically saves the changes and updates the system.The changes may include anything starting from adding a new category, new products, new catalog, changes in the cost and similarly other data. Magento 2 is not so hard for the expert.  Unlike Magento 1 it’s not allowing for manual re index. Magento 2 is allow auto  re-index in admin panel for below action.

1. Update on Save.
2. Update by schedule via CRON job.

Magento 2 is tightly coupled with command line interface. The more you use Magento 2 ,the more you’ll know Cli or SSH.

For this post, you will need:

A system running Ubuntu 16.04



Magento 2 re-index via command line:
Go to root directory of Magento from terminal (Linux, window etc.)


1. Get list of available indexer in Magento 2 :


2. Get status of Magento 2 indexer :

Below command will get you the status of all the indexer whether indexing is required or ready.


3.Get individual indexer status


4. Reindex all Magento 2 indexer :


Note :  On windows machine using command prompt you need to run command using php installed or using php.exe path.



One comment

  1. Mage Lover says:

    Thanks for sharing this useful and great article.

    Cron job is necessary to automate task which can save a lot of time.

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