How to: Rebuild a Full-Text Catalog (SQL Server Management Studio)

New: 12 December 2006

This topic shows how to rebuild one or all full-text catalogs by using SQL Server Management Studio.


For information about how to rebuild all full-text catalogs in a database, see How to: Rebuild All Full-Text Catalogs of a Database (SQL Server Management Studio).

To rebuild a full-text catalog

  1. In Object Explorer, expand the server group, expand Databases, and then expand the database that contains the full-text catalog that you want to rebuild.

  2. Expand Storage, and then expand Full Text Catalogs.

  3. Right-click the name of the full-text catalog that you want to rebuild, and select Rebuild.

  4. To the question Do you want to delete the full-text catalog and rebuild it?, select OK.

  5. In the Rebuild Full-Text Catalog dialog box, select Close.

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