LOG_INDEX_BUILDS configuration parameter

Use the LOG_INDEX_BUILDS configuration parameter to enable or disable index page logging.

onconfig.std value
Not set.
0 = Disable

1 = Enable

takes effect
After you edit your onconfig file and restart the database server.
When you reset the value dynamically in your onconfig file by running the onmode -wf command.
When you reset the value in memory by running the onmode -wm command.


If LOG_INDEX_BUILDS is enabled, logical log file space consumption will increase, depending on the size of the indexes. This might lead to logical log file backups being required more frequently. Messages are written to the online.log file when index page logging status changes.

Tip for RS secondary servers: Using onmode -wm enables or disables index page logging for the current session only, and does not affect the setting in the onconfig file. If the server is stopped and restarted, the setting in the onconfig file determines whether index page logging is enabled. Therefore, enabling index page logging using onmodem -wm is not recommended when using RS secondary servers; instead, use onmode -wf to update the onconfig file, so that index page logging is enabled after restarting the server. Index page logging is a requirement when using RS secondary servers.

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