This is used to skip any step that is normally run during an update or during a commit, merge or vacuum for a push data source.

To skip a step you need to find the technical name of the step, this is usually the name that follows the Step- prefix for that step’s log file.

Setting the key

Set this configuration key in the search package or data source configuration.

Use the configuration key editor to add or edit the collection-update.step.[stepTechnicalName].run key, and set the value. This can be set to any valid Boolean value.

Default value

By default these values are assumed to be true.


To skip building auto completion we would set:


Care must be taken when skipping steps as some later steps may have dependencies on previous steps.

Care must also be taken on upgrades as the technical name for steps may change without notice.