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Anything related to Azure Search: querying, configuring, maintaining, ... Azure (PaaS) replacement for Solr and Lucene.

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How to search against multiple index fields with azure search

Is there a special way to search against multiple fields for a text search with Azure search? Currently I am constructing an IQueryable with predicates as follows: var termPredicates = ...
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ContentSearch predicates for filtering on a multilist field

I'm trying to figure out why certain code is needed in order for a content search query to work with Azure search. I have a multilist field which is indexed by the default indexer in Sitecore, meaning ...
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How to add a suggester / enable autocomplete in Sitecore configuration for an Azure search index?

Has anyone here implemented autocomplete feature of azure search with Sitecore? I see documentation on how to add a suggester while creating an index in azure, but Sitecore documentation (https://...
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Required fields on master search index

We would like to inverse the logic and set the IndexAllFields property of the master index to false, so that only fields that are explicitly configured end up in the database. (Reason we are doing ...
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Sitecore 8.2 and Azure search indexes have different names

I have an inherited an instance of Sitecore 8 deployed to azure PaaS. Sitecore has been set up to use Azure search, however when I look in Sitecore the names of the indexes are slightly different from ...
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Azure Search returns extra results

So I've got certain items indexed. Each item has a tags field, which is used in search. Tags field example: "tags": "{62AEFBF6-2580-4C80-A4E2-D9E82055DCE0} |{5A3775E0-8D9F-42FA-B34D-5E93EAA56D4C} |{...
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Azure search strange search results - more records than expecting

I have found the strange behavior of Azure Search logic, that I can't understand. I have a field in the index that contains ids list like "tags": "{62AEFBF6-2580-4C80-A4E2-D9E82055DCE0}|{5A3775E0-...
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How are boosting values used for sorting when searching against multiple boosted fields

How are boosted fields handled in Sitecore ContentSearch when there are multiple indexed fields with different boosting values? Is there some formula to calculate the result ordering and is this ...
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Unable to install JSS Server Package on Azure Web Apps

Installed SC9 update 1 using sitecore market place. I've been trying to setup JSS on Web Apps but not having any luck. When I try to install JSS Server package the installation process keeps spinning ...
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Search Keyword Highlighting with Azure Search

Is there any information on whether or not keyword highlighting is supported in Sitecore 9.0.1 using Azure Search? It is an available feature in Solr as discussed here: https://doc.sitecore.net/...
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Switch xDB Search indexes from SOLR to Azure Search

I need some assistance switching the xDB search indexes from SOLR to Azure Search in a Sitecore 9 vanilla install (installed using SIF). I have completed the following tasks: Added a Search Service ...
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Sitecore-Core-Index rebuild at Azure Search for Sitecore 9.0.1 PaaS fails

I have deployed Sitecore 9.0.1 XP Scaled in Azure PaaS (default, no customization). It is used self-signed certificate and configured with allowInvalidClientCertificates="true" in azuredeploy....
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How does Azure Search support Geo-Replicated scenarios?

The setup documentation states that: "Sitecore supports a Search service with geo-replicated scenarios." It also mentions that you achieve this by adding multiple Azure Search instances in the ...
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How do I sort using Fields[“Fieldname”]

How do I sort my search results using item.Fields["Name"}? var queryable = context.GetQueryable<SearchResultItem>(); queryable = queryable.OrderByDescending(x => x.Fields["MyDateField"]); ...
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Is it possible to get Azure Search to support EDM.GeographyPoint?

With regard to spatial searching capabilities of Azure Search in Sitecore. How do you go about customising your index configuration so that you can perform spatial searching using the OData geospatial ...
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Multiple language items in search results

We have couple of sites configured under one Sitecore instance for different languages, for example one for "Australia(en-AU)" and one for "Korea(KR)" We are using Azure search and observing when we ...
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Sitecore Azure Search - There is no appropriate index for /sitecore - {11111111-1111-1111-1111-111111111111}

I have a Sitecore 9.0.1 instance running in Azure and uses Azure Search. My search index is working as far as I know and can be rebuilt. Earlier this week, I hit the problem with Sitecore Azure ...
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What are the available methods for local development when using Azure Search in a PAAS setup?

Utilizing Azure Search as the Sitecore search provider has various pro's and con's. One question that immediately comes up is how to develop against Azure Search. SOLR and Lucene can be run locally ...
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Sitecore Rebuild Index: Request size exceeded Azure Search Service limits

During index rebuild at Azure, I am getting error System.Reflection.TargetInvocationException: Exception has been thrown by the target of an invocation. ---> System.AggregateException: One or ...
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Azure Search not working for other language

Using Sitecore 8.2 update 3. I'm new to search & Azure Search and followed this approach to implement the site search functionality on our multi-lingual site. https://kamsar.net/index.php/2014/...
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Content not added to computed field using Azure Search

There is a custom code which triggers on rebuilding indexes. The method will extract all content from each page rendering's datasources and store in the content field. When I debug, I see that the ...
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Search not working in multi-language site

We are using Azure search. This is a website search. End user enters the keyword and the pages where it is present in the content, are returned as search results. The functionality works fine when ...
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Sitecore Azure Index AddIncludedTemplate not adding base templates items to index

I have an azure index and I would like to add to index all items that based on some parent template <include hint="list:AddIncludedTemplate"> <ISearch>{30AFB887-AE6E-...
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Custom index configuration cannot work for Sitecore 9.0.1 in Azure

I got a trouble about custom index with Sitecore 9.0.1 in Azure. My custom index configuration can rebuild successfully and this index can create in Azure search with Sitecore 9.0. After I changed to ...
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Azure search exception when publishing

I have an issue where I see the following exception when trying to publish an item for a particular template: Exception: Sitecore.ContentSearch.Azure.Schema.SchemaMergeException Message: Conflict ...
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Switch Azure Search to Solr Sitecore PaaS [duplicate]

I am working with the Upgrade to Sitecore 9 in Azure PaaS, however, I also need to switch the Azure Search to Solr that is compatible with the Sirecore 9 PaaS. I have tried looking for any ...
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Azure Search Boosting not working

We're using the content search api to search through our Azure Search index, everything works fine but boosting does not work. However, when we switch from Azure search provider config to the Lucene ...
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integrating the Azure Search Service with Sitecore 8.1 Update 3

We are integrating the Azure Search Service with Sitecore 8.1 Update 3. However, could not find any thorough documentation for the same and are having difficulty performing the steps mentioned in here ...
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Virtual field not working with Azure

Currently I'm using facet to filter the search result. The result works perfectly with SOLR but when I switch to Azure it doesn't work anymore. The result shows all although I added filter criteria. ...
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How to index PDF content in Sitecore running on Azure Web App?

I am trying to index media content (such as PDFs) using Azure and to my surprise/frustration, this feature isn't supported: https://kb.sitecore.net/articles/830385 Is there a workaround that allows ...
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Invalid field names in Azure Search

I am getting the following when trying to build my index: The request is invalid. Details: definition : Invalid field name: 'end date'. Field names must begin with a letter and can contain only ...
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Sitecore Azure Paas - PostFailedForSomeDocumentsException: Partial success for insert or update. Some documents succeeded

It looks similar to this post, but it's not Sitecore Azure Search - Invalid field name In Azure Paas, Sitecore control panel, I am trying to index my custom search index 'generic_search_master' and ...
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Sitecore Azure Paas - Migrating Solr Core indexes to Azure Search indexes

I am midst of migrating a Sitecore project to Azure Paas offering. I've completed the deployment of the files (ie. dlls, configs, css, js, etc) and were able to do a complete unicorn sync. That looks ...
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Unable to rebuild indexes for azure search

Using sc8.2u3 I have the azure connection string setup and have enabled all azure configs. Disabled all lucene configs. I haven't made any changes to the default config settings and also there are ...
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How to get the page of a rendering used in a page in search

I have to implement Azure search, but would like to try with Lucene first in the local setup. I am following this example by @kamsar 1.Created the SubcontentField class 2.Created the patch config and ...
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A binary operator with incompatible types was detected error in Azure Search with Helix

I'm getting the below error after deploying on Azure. We're using Azure Search with Helix pattern reusing Habitat's Foundation.Indexing style (indexing providers). {"error":{"code":"","message":"...
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Rebuilding custom Index on Sitecore Azure WebApp doesn't work

I'm new to Azure deployments. We have installed Sitecore 8.2 webapp and deployed and everything works fine except that our custom indices have not been created. Pages that use indices crash. ...
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Azure Search and Date field filtering

I'm using 8.2 Update-3 and have deployed it to Azure with Sitecore's ARM template. I have indexed a page called Event Page. The Event Page has a DateTime field called Start Date on it. It is indexed ...
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ODATA search against a string collection field, searching for one or more values

I've this document called entities. I would like to execute this query that contains "IN" to allow me to select a document based on whether one or more values are contained in a string list field: ...
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“search.in” support for Azure Search 2016-09-01

I get this error after query $filter=ancestors/any(t: search.in(t, 'region:1014') ) { "error": { "code": "", "message": "Invalid expression: Unsupported function call: search.in. ...
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Azure search matching wildcard instead of equals

We are having an issue with the azure search results that we are receiving, we have set a filter to only retrieve the current language as per the Habitat example code, i.e. queryable = queryable....
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Can Azure Search be used outside a Sitecore PaaS solution?

This article mentions that Azure Search can be used if you use Sitecore Azure Paas. But I don't see any reason why you couldn't use Azure Search with a standalone Sitecore solution. Do you really need ...
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Azure Search really slow with Sitecore 8.2.4 compared to 8.2.1

My web application has just been upgraded to Sitecore 8.2.4 in Stage and I am experiencing slow response from Azure Search. The same application running in 8.2.1 gets results twice or even faster ...
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Index errors on start up on Azure environment

When starting our application we are seeing lots of these entries: 2017-06-29T08:38:59 PID[60944] Error 8168 08:38:59 ERROR Custodian.UpdateIndexTimestampTimerTick. Update index last updated ...
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Sitecore Azure search service index limitation : 1000 fields per index

I am using Azure search service (Pricing Tier: Standard with 15 Million docs/partition) connected to Sitecore 8.2 instance. It is throwing me an error when i try to build sitecore core index: ...
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Sitecore Azure Search - Invalid field name

while rebuilding the sitecore_master_index the rebuild is taking forever and when taking a look at the logs i found several errors similar to the below. any idea ? Thank you 17064 2017:06:16 17:29:...
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Index has not been initialized on content delivery server

I'm using Sitecore on Azure, and I followed the wizard to create a project with a CD and a CM. I have a custom index "SinglePageUrl" on both of them with a web and a master version to rewrite some ...
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Azure Search and Date fields

I'm using 8.2 Update-3 with the Azure Toolkit 1.1, deployed to Web App. I've got a template with a Date field on it, and I took a search class that works with Lucene and Solr like this: [IndexField("...
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Sitecore 8.2 u1 : Switch OnRebuildIndex using Azure Search

I'm using Azure search in Sitecore 8.2 update 1 version, looking for configuration to set switch on rebuild index. Every time when we do rebuilding indexes, we are seeing downtime with empty results. ...
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Any guide to implement Azure Search with Sitecore 8.1x?

Is there a way to implement Azure Search with Sitecore 8.1x? Currently I can see only one option to update current Sitecore instance to 8.2x.