Support picking existing index when creating an indexer in Azure Portal
Today is only possible to create an indexer if you follow the entire process through import data workflow:
-Select the data Source
-Add Cognitive skills (optional)
-Create an Index
-Create an Indexer
However, there are times we want to set a different schedule for an indexer or create a new one, without recreating the index.
Thank you for your feedback. While it is unlikely we’ll address this suggestion in the near future, we’ll reassess based on the number of votes it receives.
Azure Search Product Team
Thanks for the feedback on creating Indexers standalone.
With regards to your other questions about editing existing Indexer properties (schedule, etc) from the portal, this functionality is supported today. Simply go into the Indexer section of the Portal, select an existing indexer and then click the 'Edit' button. This will let you modify the existing indexer schedule as well as many other properties.