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Rebuilding Sitecore Core Index on Azure search throwing exceeding index limitation exception

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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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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Azure Search 1000 field limit issue

I noticed in 9.0.2 and 9.1 there's a new ExcludeFields.config file for the Azure indexes to help keep things below Azure's 1000-field limitation. However, this apparently isn't enough, as we're ...
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My index on Content Delivery does not match with CM and is not updating anymore on Azure PAAS - Sitecore 9.0.2

We noticed that our CD environment gave different results from the index compared to the CM environment. We did some more checks and found that the index on CD was also not updating anymore. It did ...
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How is the name of the primary index name stored when using SwitchOnRebuild in Azure Search?

We are using Azure Search for a custom index and I have SwitchOnRebuild enabled in my config patch. <!-- USE SWITCHONREBUILD Determines if Azure Search provider uses SwitchOnRebuild() ...
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Index has not been initialized error on Sitecore 8.2 with Azure Search

I have Sitecore 8.2 update 5 in Azure PaaS using Azure Search. When I am trying to open the content editor, it is throwing exception Index has not been initialized with stack trace info mentioning ...
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How to replace `CertificateHttpClientHandlerModifier` to `X509Certificate2`

I'm using Sitecore 9.2 scaled environment on Azure, and am trying to make a .Net core 2.2 project published on azure app service connects to XConnect which is also on Azure, am following this link ...
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Getting extra results in content search result with Azure Search

Using Azure search in Sitecore 9.1.1. We are getting extra results in Azure search only, with Solr results are showing correctly. Scenario: Fetching result from the below structure : When we try to ...
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Index the content for some of the languages - Sitecore Azure index

I am using Sitecore 9 Update 1 with Sitecore Azure search. We have many different language content in the site. I want to index the content which are belongs to 2 languages. Is there any change to be ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Multilist fields and Azure Search

I'm working on a Sitecore Azure PaaS instance using the Azure Marketplace ARM template which sets up Azure Search. For much of the project things are OK, but I'm having difficulty with Multilist ...
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Getting the primary Azure Search Index name after index re-build

We are using Azure Search on Sitecore 8.2 update 7 and have enabled switch on rebuild. This is documented here: https://doc.sitecore.com/developers/91/platform-administration-and-architecture/en/zero-...
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In solr Master-Slave configuration custom indexes are getting out of sync sometimes in one of the slave servers

In our production environment, we have Master-Slave SOLR server configuration. We have 2 SOLR slave servers and configured SOLR load balancing URLs in prod CM and CD servers. Right now we are facing ...
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Connecting two Azure services to access XConnect

I'm using Sitecore 9.2 scaled environment on Azure, and am trying to make a .Net core 2.2 project published on app service azure connects to XConnect which is also on Azure, am following this link ...
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Sitecore 9.0.2 SXA 1.8 PaaS Azure Search Configuration

This is the first time we working on Azure Search and Sitecore SXA we are facing a problem related to Exception: Sitecore.ContentSearch.Azure.Http.Exceptions.AzureSearchServiceRESTCallException ...
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Techniques and Rules to Eliminating Template fields from Indexing

I am investigating my site's indexing and looking at working around the Azure Search index 1000 field limit (see here Rebuilding Sitecore Core Index on Azure search throwing exceeding index limitation ...
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Content Search and Azure how to apply negative boost based on a checkbox value

I want to apply negative boosting to items, based on the value of an indexed checkbox field in order to move those items to the bottom of the search results. I am applying (positive) boosting to other ...
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Index queries not working with DateTime and ID on SXA and PAAS

I had some custom code performing queries on a Sitecore index that worked perfectly on my local environment with Solr. But when deploying the code to Azure PAAS with Azure search they don't work. The ...
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IS there a simple way to get the current Azure Search index name programatically?

I need to get the current active index name for Sitecore search for logging purposes. Because of the swap on rebuild functionality, I can't simply use the name field of the index, since on alternating ...
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Creating a new index in Azure Search for Sitecore 9 Helix structured

Background: I am completely new to Azure Search in general. New to SOLR, Lucene the whole thing. I have a good bit of experience in SQL design for indexes and such, but this seems completely different....
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How to write a custom controller for Sitecore SXA Search Box component?

We are using Sitecore 9.0.2, SXA 1.8.1 and Azure search. The SXA component Search Box works perfectly fine. In our application, we need to show the search results from other application along with ...
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Where to check the index that is configured from SXA Search API?

When I request the url https://mydomain/sxa/search/results?q=test, below is the response {"TotalTime":259,"CountTime":211,"QueryTime":38,"Signature":null,"Index":"sitecore_sxa_web_index","Count":0,"...
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