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SXA Custom index not used by Search Results component

Following the SXA documentation Configure SXA indexing, I have created my custom indexes : Then I have created a patch config file for the corresponding index definitions. On a page I use a ...
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Sitecore Azure index is not getting created [duplicate]

We are using sitecore 8.2 update 4 and Azure search service for indexing. We have a custom index and when we rebuild this index, we notice that the items are getting processed and then we get a ...
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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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Do we need to trigger SXA indexes after cloning a new site?

This is the first time working on SXA Search. We have an SXA site with search in working condition. We cloned a new site from the existing one and using master database for now but the search page is ...
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Set up field copy rules

I need to add custom field to Azure search schema and set up copy field rules to get the values of some other fields and set them as the values of this custom field. I can do it in Solr with Schema ...
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Sitecore Azure indexing logs in CD server when Indexing is triggered from CM server

We are using Sitecore 8.2 update 3 on Azure Iaas. When we trigger Indexing from Control Panel(obviously from CM server), we see the indexing jobs in the logs of CD server. Does this mean that the ...
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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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SXA 1.8 Sitecore 9.1 Azure Search field limit reached on default install [duplicate]

In an Azure PaaS XP Single installation of Sitecore 9.1 using Azure Search, I have installed SXA 1.8. This has pushed the Sitecore Master index field count to just over the 1000 field limit in Azure ...
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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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Auto index rebuild not happening in CD server (Sitecore 9.0 and Azure PaaS)

We have CM and CD servers in Azure PaaS, and Azure search service for indexing the items. After publishing the items from CM to CD auto index rebuild not happening. Content Management index file ...
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SXA scope not working with one specific field in PAAS

I have a SXA search scope which is working, but as soon as I try to extend it with our "Company" field, it fails to find any results. Company is a multilist field. Our steps: Create a search scope ...
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ContentSearch Where vs Filter

When using the ContentSearch API what is the difference in using Where vs Filter and can this have any influence on the results? From the Sitecore documentation : Filtering is similar to using ...
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Product ID or name is not searchable

I am working on Sitecore commerce 9 update-1. Many customizations are already done till now. For searching I'm using the default Search component. Issue :- Product is not searchable by Product ID/...
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Custom Azure Search Index returns '&search=This_Is_Equal_ConstNode_Return_Nothing' for searches

I have setup an custom Azure Search index in Sitecore 8.2 u7 and was getting no results returned even though I have data in it (I can see the data in the Azure console). Looking in the Sitecore Search ...
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Disable multi-lingual search in Azure Search [duplicate]

What's the best/easiest way to disable multi-lingual search in Azure, so only English content is indexed? I have language fallback turned on, but turning that off wouldn't disable multi-lingual. I ...
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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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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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Search not working for spaces, exclamation mark, slashes

When I search for a sentence like adoption of an animal, I don't get any results. Looking at the generated query, I have &search=content_1:(/.\*adoption of an animal.\*/)&queryType=full&...
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Fetching the data from Sitecore Azure having multiple indexes

We are using Sitecore Commerce 9.0.1 update 1. We are creating multiple indexes to avoid Azure field limit ( 1000).My question is , how the Azure search to get the results from multiple indexes? We ...
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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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Data template not found for item in web database

Found the below error in log while indexing sitecore azure indexes.Once we get this error indexing gets stuck and there will be multiple errors in log and none of the items get indexed. ERROR Data ...
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Azure Search doesn't work with query more than five letters

I've implemented simple search by query in my sitecore application. Locally it works perfectly with solr, but when solution is deployed to an Azure environment that is using Azure Search it doesn't ...
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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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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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How do you check if your configuration for Azure Search is working on Sitecore 8.2.7?

According to this official guide "Configure Azure Search"(https://doc.sitecore.net/sitecore_experience_platform/82/setting_up_and_maintaining/search_and_indexing/configure_azure_search#...
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Content Search and Azure how to move items to the bottom of search results with boosting

Similar to my earlier question, I need a way to move certain items to the end of my search results, without using ordering. I have a checkbox field (currently indexed as a string, containing "1" or "...
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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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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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Sitecore 9.0 update 1 Azure search is not stable

Using Sitecore 9 update 1. followed Sitecore documentation to implement the site search in Azure PaaS https://doc.sitecore.net/sitecore_experience_platform/setting_up_and_maintaining/...
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Sitecore Azure rebuild index:The request is invalid. Details: index.fields[0].name

I am using Sitecore 8.2 update 3 and Azure search service in our application. I am able to rebuild the master index successfully but when i am rebuilding web index, it will get stuck in middle and ...
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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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Sitecore indexing commit policy Executor

There are several sitecore indexing commit policy executor like Sitecore.ContentSearch.TimeIntervalCommitPolicy and Sitecore.ContentSearch.ModificationCountCommitPolicy I want to know the ...
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rebuild the xDB index in Azure Search didn't finished

I followed this article to rebuild the xDB index in Azure Search. About 2 hours after the rebuild index process started, i noticed that the rebuild process seemed to stopped (document of xdb-...
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How to stress\load test sitecore azure indexes

I wanted to know how to stress test the sitecore azure indexes(rebuilding of indexes). Is there a methodology or a tool(like Jmeter or similar tool) to check how the index performs under heavy load.
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Remove custom templates from sitecore master index

We are using Sitecore 8.2 update 3 and azure search for indexing.Azure search has limitation of 1000 fields so what we are planning to do is to remove the custom templates from the ...
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Excluding fields with same name from indexing

I want to exclude two fields with the same name from indexing. Can I have two entries in the DefaultIndexConfiguration.config file in the exclude list or is there any other way ? Example below where ...
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Content Search - How to choose boost values

I'm updating some of our search code to utilise boosting of different fields. We have been given a specification of the boosting values to be applied to different fields. We are covering 15 fields in ...
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Configure Azure search for Sitecore xConnect

Is there any document for configuring Azure search for xConnect. I could see a link here : https://doc.sitecore.net/developers/server-role-configuration-reference/search/configure-xconnect-search-...
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Check if boost rule has been applied to an item

I am implementing functionality to push certain items in my content tree down in search results depending on a "discontinued" checkbox field. I have created a rule item under /sitecore/system/Settings/...
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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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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 ...