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42.36. pg_indexes

The view pg_indexes provides access to useful information about each index in the database.

Table 42-36. pg_indexes Columns

Name Type References Description
schemaname name pg_namespace.nspname name of schema containing table and index
tablename name pg_class.relname name of table the index is for
indexname name pg_class.relname name of index
tablespace name pg_tablespace.spcname name of tablespace containing index (NULL if default for database)
indexdef text   index definition (a reconstructed creation command)