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How can create new score profiling into Sitecore?

I am indexing Sitecore items into Azure and performing the Azure search via Azure functions. I want to create a new Scoring Profile into Sitecore and use it during the search. I am not getting much ...
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Safe to delete Sitecore master/web old index after rebuild/swap?

We're using the Swap and Rebuild feature of Sitecore 9.1 when we need to rebuild our indexes for Azure Search. Occasionally, after the rebuild and swap is complete; Sitecore won't delete the old ...
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Could not create instance of type: Sitecore.ContentSearch.Azure.CloudSearchProviderIndex. No matching constructor was found

Currently in progress of upgrading from Sitecore 8.1 to 8.2 update 7. So I'm currently converting existing indexes from luecene to Azure search, I have done all the basic steps like, disabling all the ...
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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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Using Geospatial Features Implemented in SXA with a Custom Search Index - Run-time Error

After manually implementing support for the Edm.GeographyPoint field type (per Is it possible to get Azure Search to support EDM.GeographyPoint?), I was happy to notice an answer on a related question ...
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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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Index values loss after smart publish, returns after an Index Rebuild or Republish

In the image below you can see how the search index for a sitecore item looks like before and after a Smart Publish. On the left is what I get when I recently did a Rebuild or a Republish and on the ...
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Issue - A tag scoring function must have tag parameters specified

I am trying to add new custom score profile into Sitecore for Azure Search as given below Added in the Sitecore.ContentSearch.Azure.DefaultIndexConfiguration.config file. <scoringProfile ...
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Enabling full text search on a single line text field

Locally I successfully enabled full text search on a field in the sitecore_web_index by implementing the following logic in my Sitecore solution: 1) Added this xml to a patch configuration file: &...
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Custom Azure Index doesn't update on CD Servers after rebuild

We have a custom Azure Index which we have enabled switch on rebuild for. The works fine on the CM servers but. However on CD we get no data showing until we restart the Azure App Service for the CD....
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Azure Deployment Slot Processing Events and Updating Indexes

We have a deployment slot that we deploy to, which we then warm up, and then swap with the live slot so that we can achieve zero downtime deployment on PaaS. This works very well in general. However, ...
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Sitecore 9.1.1 Azure Search custom index not updating when running rebuild

I'm trying to port an application to Azure Search from Solr. I've got the sitecore indexes working and rebuilding. The documents are being added to the azure search index. However for any custom ...
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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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Custom index field not showing in Azure search

I am trying to use KamSars approach to indexing subcontent (pagecomponents) in my Sitecore 9.2.0 solution. It works fine in my Solr index locally, but when I try to add the two new computed index ...
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Sitecore Azure Search vs. Solr Provider

I've used both Solr and Lucene. The majority of our sites now use SOLR. Heard Azure Search provider will be introduced on 8.2.1 release. Has anyone played with Azure Search? Does Azure Search use ...
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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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Azure search random behavior running for Sitecore 9.0.2

I am having issue with the Azure Search where I am not getting results from the search index (it is random issue). I’ve verified the configurations of Azure search and computed index fields. Below is ...
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Sitecore Azure Rebuild index error : sending too many requests

I am using Sitecore 8.2 update 3 with Azure search service(Basic) in our application. While rebuilding the index,we get below error. 7980 08:34:38 INFO Schema synchronization failed Exception: ...
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SXA Map throwing 400 Bad Request

Working with Sitecore 9 (Update 1), SXA 1.7.1 and Azure Search. Components added on the page: Map, Location Finder, Search Results (all components have the same search signature). Search Query: ...
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Need to access search keyword in a custom rendering controller in SXA

We are using SXA 1.8 with Sitecore 9. And, we have the requirement to access the search keyword passed in the search-box in one of the custom-renderings. But unfortunately, SXA is appending the search ...
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Azure Search queries including too many results due to extra wildcard in fullpath_1 query with space

We are using Azure Search to find items by path. We apply the following search code: var filterPredicate = PredicateBuilder.True<SearchResultItem>(); filterPredicate.And(x => x.Path....
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Rebuilding sitecore_master_index: The property 'property_id_s_t_de' does not exist on type 'search.documentFields'

When we rebuild our sitecore_master_index index, we usually get an error during the rebuild process and the logs show several instances of the below stack trace:  692 12:50:11 ERROR [Index=...
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Azure searches on one Azure CD server are sent as “&search=This_Is_Equal_ConstNode_Return_Nothing”

On one of three CD servers every search we execute is sent to Azure Search like the following: 19660 02:11:05 INFO AzureSearch Query [sitecore_web_index]: &search=...
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Azure search not adding documents from custom index unless renamed

I am having some odd issues with Azure Search in Sitecore 9.2.0, not indexing any documents from my custom index. Locally, when indexing to SOLR there are no problems at all. Background: We use ...
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Search with dropdown filter based on parent item display name

I am using SXA's search results and dropdown filter to be able to filter items on the search scope by their parent item display name. I have it sort of working by first creating a Computed Index ...
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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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Warning message: 'GUID' field of 'GUID' item is skipped: field name is missed

In all of our environments, any time there is an index update to our Azure Search indexes, we see the following WARN message logged repeatedly (many thousands of times): 06:11:06 WARN [Index=...
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Is it possible to make custom computed index field searchable in SXA 1.8

I'm using Sitecore 9.0 with SXA 1.8. I've got a requirement to search PDF names and it's fields including custom fields (e.g. download title field). When I see the Solr index / Azure index, PDF names ...
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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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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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Index names get a number appended

I switched from Solr to Azure search and followed all the steps listed in the blog. I Also renamed the Solr core to lower case with dashes. When I run the xConnectSearchIndexer -rr service the ...
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ERROR Year, Month, and Day parameters describe an un-representable DateTime

We are receiving below errors during Indexing. We are on Sitecore 9 update-2, SXA 1.7.1 and using Azure search. The errors below seems related to SXA fields. Has anyone come across this issue? 10752 ...
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How can the Sitecore search API be extended to support Azure search traffic analytics?

I'm experimenting with adding support for conditionally returning SearchId for Azure search traffic analytics purposes (https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/search/search-traffic-analytics) as part ...
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How to index sxa tags in azure search and show them in rendering variant of search results [duplicate]

We are using SXA 1.8.1 , Sitecore 9.0.2 and azure search we want to show tags for each item in search results. I created tags under "Tag repository"(under system -> settings) item, the created ...
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Excluding template fields from indexing - difference between documentOptions exclusion vs regular exclusion

I reducing the number of fields which get indexed in my site. I looked at App_Config\Include\Sitecore.ContentSearch.Azure.DefaultIndexConfiguration.config and see the section <configuration <...
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Could SocketException be caused by CloudSearchRetryPolicy?

I'm investigating an issue where we are seeing SocketExceptions and socket handle leaks. Using Sitecore 8.2 rev 107614, in Azure using Azure Search as the search provider. Drilling down to one of the ...
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Date field not showing in Azure Search results

I have a regular date field defined like this: <field type="System.DateTime" fieldName="entry_date" cloudFieldName="entry_date" searchable="NO" retrievable="YES" facetable="YES" filterable="YES" ...
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Resolve PostFailedForSomeDocumentsException exception during indexing

During (manually triggered) indexing of the master database, I get the following exception (stack trace below). Using Sitecore 8.2u7 with SXA 1.7. 27608 10:43:03 ERROR [Index=sitecore_master_index] ...
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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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Azure Search Indexes are not being added/populated

I am trying to configure azure search in Sitecore. I followed this article to configure it. But when I try to rebuild the indexes, the number of units processed is empty and the indexes are not ...
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SXA checklist filter doesnt return facets with count 0 when used with azure search

I am currently using Sitecore version 9.0.2 and SXA version 1.8.1 Requirement : - In checklist filter, I want to show all the facets irrespective of the results. If for a facet the result is not ...
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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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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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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 SXA Azure Search Facets Returning 400 Bad Request when there are more than 50 results

I have a search page that is working correctly on my local instance using SOLR, but when we move the page to our AZURE Instance it fails. The AZURE Instance is using AZURE Search instead SOLR. If I ...
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Whole Phrase Searching in Azure

I am trying to search a Sitecore Azure Index using whole phrase searching, rather than single words. For example: "applying for a job" is matching all individual of the words in the phrase, rather ...
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Azure Search SwitchOnRebuild returns no results

I have created a separate publishing target (Production). I have created a separate index for this database (sitecore_prod_index). I rebuild my index, and it returns results. I rebuild again, no ...
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Not finding SXA Rich text rendering content in search results

In our SXA site we make use of the OOTB rich text renderings. I was hoping the content of these would be available in the search results - pointing to the containing page as the result. I notice ...
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Azure Search index including too many fields

Configuration: Sitecore 9.0.2, Azure PaaS As most of us know by now, Azure Search has a hard limit on the number of fields that can be added to an index (1000). To resolve this issue in our ...
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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://...