SugarCRM Quick Repair and Rebuild: What, Why and How to do

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Quick Repair and Rebuild feature in your SugarCRM comes in handy when you need to perform any maintenance in your system. Before jumping into the “how to’s” of this feature; let’s first discuss why you need to perform this action in the first place. You should also know when it becomes absolutely necessary to perform it.

What does it actually do?

It must be noted here that performing this action will not have any negative effect on your system but instead help your Sugar run smoothly and more efficiently. Basically, all it does is that it clears up several files from your system’s cache which hinder you system’s smooth functioning.

When to Repair and Rebuild?

Whenever significant changes have been made in your Sugar system, you might confront some inconsistencies in it. These include small glitches like the fields not appearing in the right places; or the module layouts might appear erratic. For these and several other minor issues, it becomes necessary to run this feature in order to get the best ROI on your CRM. This is similar to the troubleshooting that you run on other systems, but even simpler.

How to do a Quick Repair and Rebuild in your Sugar?

Step 1: Login to your Sugar instance as Admin

Step 2: Navigate to Admin Panel

Step 3: Select the Repair Option under system settings

Step 4: Click on Quick Repair and Rebuild

To make it even more simple; I have compiled the screenshots of each step for you

Step 1: Login to your Sugar instance as Admin

Step 2: Navigate to Admin Panel

Step 3: Navigate to Repair Option under system settings

Step 4: Click on Quick Repair and Rebuild

Once you click on the quick repair and rebuild option, the system will automatically run the commands and a little while later you will see the screen below.

After this you can return to the Administration page and start your normal routine on sugar. By now, you will see that all the inconsistencies that you were facing before will not appear anymore.

Key Takeaway!

According to best practice, you should perform this every time you make changes to your Sugar in the studio. This will allow you seamless navigation throughout your Sugar.

Let me know if you face any issues in performing this task.

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