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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 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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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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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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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 force Sitecore to use &$filter not &search in Azure Content Search Provider

A query built using the Sitecore Azure Content Search Provider doesn't produce the query that I was expecting. The result is that far too many results are returned. The purpose of the code is to find ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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....