One thing to note here is that if your single column index matches the start of a multi column index the Entity Framework is smart enough not to create it as it’s already covered by the multi column one.
Multi Column Indexes
What’s Not Possible Using Fluent API
As of Entity Framework 6.1.1
Sort Order (ASC,DESC)
Whilst this is a big step forwards it still feels like a work in progress. I would hope to end up with a friendlier and more complete syntax for doing this something like…