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I have logged into my Magento instllation via ssh/putty, I then ran cd public_html to get to my root folder and am then running the following commands:

php indexer.php --reindex catalog_product_attribute

But nothing happens, I just get an error saying "could not find indexer.php".

I have looked inside the public_html folder in cPanel and there is no file named indexer.php, only index.php and index.php.sample.

Can anyone help?

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  • Does this works ? Jun 1, 2016 at 12:15
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    – laketuna
    Jun 1, 2016 at 15:36
  • in putty ssh i am doing reindexing of magento. but its showing access denied what shall i do
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    Jan 27, 2019 at 8:17
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You are running this command from ROOT and indexer.php is located under shell directory. So try this commands instead:

php shell/indexer.php --reindex catalog_product_attribute

For re-indexing all indexes :

php -f shell/indexer.php reindexall

Listing all commands :

php shell/indexer.php --reindex catalog_product_attribute
php shell/indexer.php --reindex catalog_product_price
php shell/indexer.php --reindex catalog_url
php shell/indexer.php --reindex catalog_product_flat
php shell/indexer.php --reindex catalog_category_flat
php shell/indexer.php --reindex catalog_category_product
php shell/indexer.php --reindex catalogsearch_fulltext
php shell/indexer.php --reindex cataloginventory_stock
php shell/indexer.php --reindex tag_summary
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  • @sandro: does this helps ? Jun 15, 2016 at 12:46
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    I've come back to this answer on a regular basis for years +1+1
    – Bradley4
    Aug 9, 2018 at 16:29
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Magento 1 includes an indexing script indexer.php, which is found in the MAGENTO_ROOT/shell folder. This shell script could be used to reindex Magento using SSH.

Connect your Magento store with SSH and use cd command to go to MAGENTO_ROOT/shell

php indexer.php help

php indexer.php --status

php indexer.php info

php indexer.php --reindexall
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First of all , you have to login using ssh/putty. Check the path using "pwd" , then go to your root folder of magento. Then "cd shell" , Once you entered in shell. check there is a file with indexer.php. run that command using ssh

php indexer.php --reindex catalog_product_attribute
php indexer.php --reindex catalog_product_price
php indexer.php --reindex catalog_url
php indexer.php --reindex catalog_product_flat
php indexer.php --reindex catalog_category_flat
php indexer.php --reindex catalog_category_product
php indexer.php --reindex catalogsearch_fulltext
php indexer.php --reindex cataloginventory_stock

Plese don't run all the command, please check in magento admin on index management than run which are showing for reindexing.

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