How to check if spotlight indexes a disc?

OS X 10.11.4 on a mini mac configured as a server

LaCie 2big external Thunderbolt drive

In addition to the use of EI mdutil (which does not always - seems to sometimes work without returning a result)

How can I see if spotlight built a clue?

The point on the Magnifier glass seems to have disappeared and no indication either when you click on the magnifying glass icon.

By clicking on the icon magnifying glass does not display the Find dialog box and no window of information as before in 10.6.8

TIA

Hans

Start typing in the search box. If it's indexing, the progress bar will then appear.

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