How to clean / delete your solr index

If you want to wipe / clean / delete / recreate your local index you will notice that you can´t do that using your solr admin and luke also doesn´t help.

What helps is sending this statement to your solr server:


This command deletes everything and performs a commit. If you are using luke you need to re-open your index to see that the changes took effect.

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