Enter a command. For example: system_profiler, aa, cloudphotod.


Manage the metadata stores used by Spotlight for indexing. More information:
  • Show the indexing status of the startup volume:
    mdutil -s {{/}}
  • Turn on/off the Spotlight indexing for a given volume:
    mdutil -i {{on|off}} {{path/to/volume}}
  • Turn on/off indexing for all volumes:
    mdutil -a -i {{on|off}}
  • Erase the metadata stores and restart the indexing process:
    mdutil -E {{path/to/volume}}

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