Questions tagged [indexing]

Questions about indexes in Sitecore (standard or custom) in general. For questions that apply to Lucene or Solr, use the appropriate tags.

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Indexing Boost value, Boosting rules, and Facets

I'm using Sitecore 9.0 (Solr 6.6.2) and am confused by the "Indexing" section found on items. Through experimentation I've found that entering a number may or may not actually change the search ...
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How to rename Azure Search index

I tried to index master, web indexes using the Azure Search service. Indexing works fine, but we have a requirement to have the index names unique in Azure as we are using single search services for ...
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Can a TOKENIZED index field be remapped to an UNTOKENIZED field of a different name without using a computed? (LUCENE)

Having some search issues with using the "Name" field on items ("_name") I'd like to map it to another field that I can search on without having to create a custom computed field to do the mapping. ...
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Lucene search for item name that exactly matches returns a similar result, when none should match

We are getting the wrong result returned. for example, a search for the item named "alumni" returns the item "commencement-alumni-help" when no result should be returned. SearchContext....
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Error while indexing contact data using AnalyticsIndexBuilder.aspx

I am trying to index contact data from MONGODB (Migrated from external System) using AnalyticsIndexBuilder.aspx (https://github.com/vhil/helpfulcore-analytics-index-builder) but I am getting below ...
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Why does “Re-Index Tree” sometimes trigger indexing of message statistics

We are using Sitecore 9.0-Update-1 with EXM enabled. We are not exploiting any EXM features yet, but I have noticed that when selectively reindexing a part of the tree in Content Editor, it sometimes ...
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How to apply filter while indexing Sitecore contacts

We would like to apply custom filters while indexing Contacts in Sitecore. How can we apply filters on Mongo Data so that only specific contacts will get indexed
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Number of contacts in segmentation list is not matching with XDB

We have migrated new contacts from external system to Mongo DB. We have ran the Sitecore Analytics Indexing using Helpfulcore.AnalyticsIndexBuilder. We have created segmentation list on EXM but data ...
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Sitecore reindex AlreadyClosedException: this IndexWriter is closed

Reindexing locally works fine, but when I reindex upstream I get this error: org.apache.lucene.store.AlreadyClosedException: this IndexWriter is closed How can I fix this error?
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How to delete all indexed documents in an index core in Solr after schema change

I created and populated a new custom index. Since then I have changed my schema, but repopulating the schema and reindexing doesn't seem to actually update the number of documents or the indexed ...
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Sitecore XConnect, Index Worker, XdbSearchUnavailableException

I am trying to search Xdb contacts on the basis of email id. using this code : var queryable = client.Contacts.Where(c => c.GetFacet<EmailAddressList>(EmailAddressList.DefaultFacetKey)....
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What's wrong with this SwitchOnRebuildSolrCloudSearchIndex index definition?

I'm trying to get a custom index to work on Solr cloud (searchstax) as described by the "Switch SolrCloud indexes section of this page) on and I'm getting the error "Could not create instance of ...
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Solr indexed date field is off by a day

I have a computed date field in Solr that for certain items is off by 1 day. The code is really simple: public class SearchDateField : BaseContentComputedField { public override object ...
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Sitecore Index - Separate index for each language

I am using Sitecore 9.2 and SOLR. We have huge content and multi-language environment. We would like to create separate SOLR core index for each of the language. Is it possible? If yes, please guide ...
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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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Manually add/update a single record in an index

I've created a custom index to store users in based on the code found at https://gist.github.com/jorgelusar/150a607dcf96acb54b60, but because there's no Sitecore item to trigger the usual indexing ...
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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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Sitecore indexing a SXA Multisite configuration for more than 500 sites

I am stuck with issue for indexing a SXA Multisite configuration for 600 sites. The case study is as below. Issue: Indexing get failed at certain point of time from CM itself for Solr Master(after 2 ...
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Coveo Config based on Environment [closed]

I am new to coveo and our dev environment is not working as expected, I am trying to duplicate the QA Environment and set up dev environment When i do this what are all the changes i should keep in ...
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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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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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Some contacts are missing in Experience Profile (IndexWorker error)

We have Sitecore 9.1 with Solr-7.2.1 environment. Some contacts in our solution are missing in Experience Profile. All of these contacts are known and have a lot of webvisits. And everything is OK ...
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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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Unable to populate boolean field from index value

My Lucene web Index is correctly populated with the field parsed_is_line_manager. In the BasePerson class, I thus added this field: [SitecoreIgnore] [IndexField("parsed_is_line_manager")] public ...
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Suggestions on Improving Solr Indexing Speed

Please let me know if you need any more information from my side. I am new to Solr and Solr Indexing. I have 2 Million Records to be indexed and adding more soon, it is taking 16 hours to complete ...
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Solr ContentSearch returning too many results for a string comparison that should return just one

I have a very straightforward ContentSearch issue. My code is as follows: var filter = PredicateBuilder.True<PersonObject>(); filter = filter .And(i => i.Email == "my.email@address.com");...
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Large folder with images created on reindex: \App_Data\mediaIndexing

When reindexing on Sitecore 9.1, a folder with all the images is created ..\App_Data\mediaIndexing. My problem is that it gets very big in size, > 55GB of images in my case. Has anyone encountered ...
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What is the fix for solr error 'undefined field _indexname' after building custom index in sitecore (v9.1.0)?

I created a new custom index named CUSTOM_SERVICES_INDEX using this command: C:\solr\solr-7.2.1\bin>solr.cmd create -c [custom index name] (cmd as administrator) then I created the config file ...
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Sitecore 9.2 JSS with Solr 7.5 , JSS route items and its subitems are not indexing

Currently we are developing Sitecore JSS app with React frontend. in this we are using Headless SSR mode to create the content in sitecore and rendering. our application is working fine with React, ...
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How can I rebuild the Solr indexes via Powershell?

I'm attempting to streamline the development environment setup process for a large development team. A lot of the setup process is already automated, e.g. we automatically create a Solr Docker ...
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Sitecore content field that queries an index

In our Sitecore 9.2.0 solution, I want to present data from a microservice to the editors. The editors should be able to browse and select one or more items from the microservice. My initial idea was ...
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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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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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Boost Solr query and prioritize exact match

I have few records in Solr index. Bachelor of Nursing Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) My requirement is that when I want to search Bachelor of Nursing then Bachelor of Nursing should display first and ...
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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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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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Unable to AddFieldByFieldName elements for custom index

Using Sitecore 9.1 I'm trying to add some custom index fields and my config patch is throwing the below error when I add AddFieldByField name elements: [ConfigurationException: Unable to process '...
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Error opening new searcher. Solr Core init failures [duplicate]

Our Solr for Sitecore is a master slave setup. Sitecore Solr slave has issues with the Sitecore analytics index and the error message is : Error opening New Searcher. Core is missing. We tried to ...
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What are scenarios to use Sitecore.Web.Index? [closed]

Sitecore.Master.Index is use for various search functionalities in CM environment. Sitecore.Web.Index is use in CD environment. Except search what are scenarios to use this index?
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How to give few rendering's data in custom API response

Hi please see the picture below, so that I can tell you the requirement. Now, I have a requirement as, if I see page-1 there is content on this page which is coming from following renderings: Header, ...
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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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Indexing in Sitecore 9.1 erroring out [duplicate]

We have upgraded our solution to Sitecore 9.1 and Solr is upgraded to 7.2.1. Now while running indexing from index manager I am getting below error for few items: Sitecore.ContentSearch....
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Duplicate item records in SOLR index (web)

We have a strange issue on our UAT environment where duplicate records are being returned for a single content item in a new web index we have created and both are marked with 'latestversion:true' (...
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Sitecore index update strategy manual

In an experiment, I want to build the site specific index in the CD environment manually right after publish event. I created a processor which is hooked in the publish end event for rebuilding the ...
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PDF items are not getting indexed and not listed in multilist with search [closed]

I have upgraded Sitecore 8.1 to 9.1 and now in 9.1 PDF items are not getting indexed and also they are not getting listed in a multilist with search field.
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Which indexes are used on CD?

Please can somebody tell me that what all indexes are being used from the content delivery server in Sitecore? In Sitecore 9.1 below are the index available: sitecore_core_index ...
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Index stops updating after a search query

I'm using Sitecore 9.0.2 with Azure Search and Solr. I have the weirdest search issue I've seen in a while. Take the following steps: Restart the application (iisreset or similar) Rebuild the search ...
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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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Security Error Rebuilding Indexes

Sitecore 8.1 rev. 160302. Looking into my logfiles, there are lots of errors such as: Job Started: Index_Update_IndexName=RSearch ... Exception: System.NullReferenceException Message: Object ...
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Can I have different index's crawlers with the same root item and database?

In a theoretical scenario on which I have two different indexes (different types and behaviors) which will be crawling the same root /Sitecore/Content, can this cause weird behaviors or some kind of ...