Replication and Security

This section describes how secondary indexes are impacted by replication and security.


Secondary indexes are not replicated when tables are replicated by table replication (using the replication gateway). Only the JSON table data is replicated.

If you intend to query destination tables and use indexes, you must explicitly add an index to the replica table. Replicating tables and adding indexes are independent of each other.


Secondary indexes reflect the access permissions of the underlying JSON table. Access Control Expressions (ACE) permissions are required on all indexed and included fields of an index before a query can use an index.

To add a secondary index on a JSON table, you need the indexperm permission. The table owner automatically has permission, but any other user must be assigned indexperm permission.

See table create for information about ACE permissions and table edit for information about table permissions.