40.86 ‑‑qfbaseoffset

Specifies the number of hours after midnight for the POA to start its indexing cycle as specified by the ‑‑qfinterval or ‑‑qfintervalinminute switch. The default is 20 hours (meaning at 8:00 p.m.); valid values range from 0 to 23. See Section 39.1, Regulating Indexing.

Linux POA

Windows POA


‑‑qfbaseoffset hours



‑‑qfbaseoffset 2


See also ‑‑qfbaseoffsetinminute, ‑‑qfinterval, ‑‑qfintervalinminute, and ‑‑noqf.