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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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PDF items are not getting indexed and not listed in multilist with search

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 ...
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Instance name in multi-CD setup

Sitecore 8.1 rev 160302. I've inherited a website that I'm having issues with the indexes. There is 1xCM server and 3xCD servers. We're using Lucene so have separate versions of the indexes on all 3 ...
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Custom Solr Fields in Sitecore 9 and Solr 7.2.1

I am converting my custom index fields from Sitecore 8.1. Previously, I would declare them like this: <configuration xmlns:patch="http://www.sitecore.net/xmlconfig/" xmlns:set="http://www....
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Getting a Sitecore Commerce Sellable Item List Price at Indexing Time

I am indexing Sitecore Commerce 9.0.2 sellable items through a regular SitecoreItemCrawler. The HabitatHome demo sellable items are in my content tree at /sitecore/content/Habitat Sites/Habitat Home/...
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How to know programmatically if an Index Rebuild/Refresh job is *Running* or *Queued*?

We have this feature which is responsible for starting Sitecore Index Refresh jobs programmatically using the static class Sitecore.Jobs.JobManager (for different crawler roots). Now I'd like to ...
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Index Update Strategy not Firing on Publish End with Custom Publishing Target and Custom Solr Index [duplicate]

We have a prod set up that has one CM and two CDs. The CD servers serve content from a second web database that we call "live". This database is a clone of web. We use web as a staging environment on ...
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Sitecore Azure index is not getting created

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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Rebuild lucene index after publishing issue

I have an issue related to the lucene index. The index is not being built when I do smart publish even if there is onPublishEndAsync added, but it does when I do republish. <strategy ref="...
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Do indexes with computed fields with storageType=“no” need to be rebuilt?

If a computed field is computed at run-time when storageType is set to no, does does the index need to be rebuilt at all as it's all done in memory?
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Sitecore 8.2 Lucene index portability between delivery servers

PROBLEM We are preparing to deploy considerable changes to an existing Sitecore site with reasonably high traffic; new renderings, new page templates, new content etc. During the deployment process ...
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Lucene indexes not updating on CD

We have an issue in our UAT environment where the sitecore_web_index Lucene index is not getting updated on a content delivery server when content is published. I found this solution on Stack ...
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Solr query works in the web UI, not when invoked though code

I'm on Solr 4.10.4, Sitecore 8.1 160519. I have a query used internally by my application that returns 0 records. In the Search.log I can see that same query; if I copy the querystring value to the ...
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Datetime fields appear garbled in Solr [duplicate]

I'm on Solr 4.10.4, Sitecore 8.1 160519. I have a custom index defined the following way: <field fieldName="date_of_birth" returnType="datetime" type="MyProject.Search.ComputedFields....
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Solr and Tokenizers: how to tokenize specific indexes using Solr 4.10.4

I'm on Solr 4.10.4, Sitecore 8.1 160519. I finally managed to convert my Lucene custom index configuration to Solr, but some indexes are not tokenized. The custom index "parsed_answers" on Lucene is ...
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Solr log: Multiple values encountered for non multiValued field _basetemplates_s

I'm on Solr 4.10.4, Sitecore 8.1 160519. The configuration of the custom index is <field fieldName="_basetemplates" returnType="string" multiValued="true" storageType="yes" indexType="untokenized"...
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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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Custom index, stategy to publish items under a certain path

We have this custom index that only contains pages for one section of the content tree. We want it setup so that publishing items under this path reindexes those items automatically. This seems like ...
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Indexing Manager - Rebuild search index - Local Index Empty - Sitecore PaaS!

Recently created a Sitecore PaaS instance associating with Solr IaaS, The Index Manager Console looks to be empty. What is wrong here !
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_content field not populating correctly

We're on Sitecore 8.1 update 2 and I'm having issues with the content search API. Its my understanding the _content field in the index should contain an amalgamation of all the fields in the template. ...
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Sitecore multiple CD web databases publishing/indexing EventQueue database name

Say I have a single CM with 1x master db, 1x core db and 2x web dbs (2x publishing targets) for 2x CD servers in different regions. I can't call both web dbs "web" - one must be something different, e....
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Lucene search auto-complete using NGram

I was looking at using ngram in lucene and was following this article https://sitecore.namics.com/2016/12/20/adventtipp-20-sitecore-lucene-search-auto-complete-using-ngram/ But don't understand why I ...
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Make Sitecore Lucene ignore IDF (Inverse Document Frequency)

I've got a query in Sitecore the boosts on template type, but this is skewed by the IDF (inverse document frequency). Is it possible to set sitecore/Lucene to ignore the IDF? Or if anyone has any ...
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Order of Index Update in Sitecore

What will be the order of solr indexes getting updated after create/update item in Sitecore CM or CD. What should i do if i need to changes the order of index update. e.g i need build the custom ...
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“Index sitecore_suggested_test_index was not found” exception on CD server

I have suddenly found a significant number of those error messages on the Sitecore log of my CD server; my understanding is that this particular index does/should not exist in production, which is why ...
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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 index not updating for new site nodes

I have created new site node and my web site search functionality is not working for the new site. I have rebuilt the search index from the Indexing Manager and I have checked the indexes, it seems ...
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How to add externally stored PDF documents to my existing custom index

using Sitecore 8.2 update 4 and SOLR 6.6.0. Currently using a custom crawler to index database records. I have a requirement to now index the actual pdf content the database will house a http://path/...
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Is it possible to run a CD deployment without any indexing tools in place?

When deploying your application into e.g. Azure there are lots of configurations that allow adding or removing features. A good example would be XP vs XM. We have the situation where we don't use ...
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How to ensure that sitecore_web_index is up to date on CD server

I run Lucene indexes on Sitecore 8.1. I have a custom index that is being generated correctly (on sitecore_web_index) on the CM server, but this change is not reflected on the CD server. Further ...
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How Sitecore index primary and secondary sync in SolrCloud?

Let me start of by describing my current set up. I am currently having Sitecore 8.2 update 6 running with Solr Cloud 5.5.1 as a search engine. I have 1 CM and 2 CDs. Solr Cloud is running on 5 servers ...
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Query Index Count in Custom .NET Page

I am building a custom .NET Page and I need to query the total count of items in each Sitecore index (backend is Solr). I have not been able to find any "hooks" or documentation of the Sitecore API to ...
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Sitecore Index_Update Job Performance

We just updated from Sitecore 8.2 Update 4 to Update 7 and we've started seeing some strange behavior when publishing new items. The issue presents itself in that it takes awhile for newly created ...
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Rebuild Index progress dialog shows Sitecore Desktop

In Sitecore 8.2 Update 3, when I try and rebuild an index from inside the content editor (From the Developer ribbon) when the dialog opens that should be a progress bar showing the rebuilding progress,...
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Computed Index Field for TreeList in SOLR [duplicate]

as treelist values is being indexed in solr as IDs so I needed to create a computed index field for it to read the names, as follows namespace TAMM.SXA.Feature.ServiceDetails.ComputedIndexFields { ...
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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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How to add charFilter to Solr Managed Schema from Sitecore 9?

I need to add a charFilter to the Solr managed schema. I'm using Solr Cloud 6.6 and Sitecore 9.0.1. Sitecore uses a SchemaPopulateHelper class that generates xml updates to the managed schema. It ...
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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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Rebuild of Indexes in Sitecore Commerce 9.0.2 fails with null reference error

I am trying to rebuild all my Indexes after the Sitecore commerce 9.0.2 setup but the rebuild failed with error as below The logs I found from the CommerceAuthoring_sc9 says 4 00:44:26 ERROR ...
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Does it matter Sitecore CM connect to Solr Cloud leader vs follower?

We currently have our Solr Cloud with zookeeper and for front with load balance (Solr Prd1 and Prd2). CM is connecting to Solr Prd1 (leader) and CDs are connecting to Solr load balance. Questions: ...
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SOLR search index not updating

I've renamed fields on a Sitecore template from uuid to uuid2, but for some records the solr index contains items with the field name uuid (in SOLR admin). I've populated my SOLR schemas again and ...
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Config patch/hack to temporarily disable index update

Is there some easy config patch or hack I could make which would disable all indexing activities? I want to do this for things like package installation and also deletion of large content branches ...
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Programmatically adding items to a custom Solr Index

I'm trying to add some items to a custom Sitecore Solr index Programmatically via the Sitecore Content Search APIs. The items I will add won't reside in Sitecore so the code below is just a test for ...
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Prices of products in Commerce Server with comma separator decimal values not Indexed properly

In the Commerce Server Catalog Manager the Prices of Products are shown with comma separated(12,33) rather than point or decimal separated(12.33). When this get indexed in Solr we the prices are ...
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SwitchOnRebuild with SolrCloud not working

We are running Sitecore 9.0.0 (Initial Release) on Azure with SolrCloud (6.6.2) and getting close to go-live. We are using Sitecore's SwitchOnRebuild functionality for indexing so that the indexes ...