SharePoint 2013 Find the search index location

April 12, 2013

Question:  How can I find SharePoint 2013 search index location?

Answer: Use the below PowerShell commands to find the search index location

$ssa = Get-SPServiceApplication –Name 
“Search Service Application”
$active = Get-SPEnterpriseSearchTopology 
-SearchApplication $ssa -Active
Get-SPEnterpriseSearchComponent -SearchTopology $active

Below are the screen shots:

s_fi1

You will get the search index location as

s_fi2