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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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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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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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Fields Not Being Indexed in Lucene

I'm working with Sitecore 8.1. I have <indexAllFields>true</indexAllFields> in the <documentOptions> node of the DefaultIndexConfiguration.config file. When I open the index up in ...
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Saving a string in an integer field type in sitecore breaks the lucene index with “Input string was not in a correct format.”

If I save a string value "7ab" in an Integer field in sitecore the ContentSearch breaks with "Input string was not in a correct format." when it tries to map back to the object. I have tried ...
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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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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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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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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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Azure Search indexes are not created

We are seeing a lot of Depenendy Failures in Application Insights because some non exisiting Azure Search indexes are queried. The following indexes on Azure search return a 404: sitecore-marketing-...
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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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Sitecore Solr index FieldNameTranslator is null

I am currently playing around with Sitecore indexes - both Solr and Lucene. I have made my own custom index and it works fine for Lucene, but I cannot get it to work with Solr. My problem is that ...
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All search indexes missing

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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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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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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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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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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Custom index configuration cannot work for Sitecore 9.0.1 in Azure

I got a trouble about custom index with Sitecore 9.0.1 in Azure. My custom index configuration can rebuild successfully and this index can create in Azure search with Sitecore 9.0. After I changed to ...
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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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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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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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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 [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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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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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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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 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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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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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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_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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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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Rebuilding custom index not working at all

I took backup of running site and setup in my development environment, when I rebuild custom indexes on staging (CM) under data/indexs folder I can see all files are updated but on production (CD) ...
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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 ...