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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Rebuilding custom Index on Sitecore Azure WebApp doesn't work

I'm new to Azure deployments. We have installed Sitecore 8.2 webapp and deployed and everything works fine except that our custom indices have not been created. Pages that use indices crash. ...
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How does one verify that an item is properly indexed in Sitecore?

How do I figure out whether or not an item is indexed properly? Indexing depends on which tables in the Sitecore DBs? When I search for an item in the search field, I am not able to fetch the item. ...
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502 Bad Gateway error when reindexing with Solr to localhost address

I'm using the Bitnami Solr 6.5.1 installer, and I've used it successfully on other servers. On our QA server, which is sharing CM/CD in one site and has Solr installed locally, I'm getting the ...
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Solr multivalued fields

We are currently working on migrating from Lucene to Solr and we're having a couple of issues with our index data. There hasn't been any code changes so we're assuming it is stemming from the indexed ...
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Indexing PDF content with Solr error

I've been trying to get Solr configured right with Sitecore, but the one bit that's still causing background errors is indexing PDF content. I've been searching about and I'm not finding a clear-cut ...
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Do I really need MediaItemContentExtractor if I'm not indexing media?

I have a site that allows visitors to upload a PDF via a WFFM form. However, each time a visitor does so, the logs fill up with the following errors: ManagedPoolThread #2 17:14:20 WARN Could not ...
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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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SolrNet.Exceptions.SolrConnectionException: The operation has timed out

After sitecore upgrade from 7.2 to 8.2u3 and solr from 5.4.1 to v6.1, below solr timeout starts to happen in one server, works fine in local machine setup. We have increased from 125500 (on local ...
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Why does Rebuilding a Search Index peg my CPU at 100%?

If I rebuild any search index, whether through Indexing Manager, or programatically, the CPU pegs at 100% until the rebuilding operation completes. This happens on development machines and production ...
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Indexing options are not showing up in sitecore control panel (v8.2 update 3) and developer tab is not visible

We are in the process of upgrading sitecore website from v7.2 to v8.2 and are not seeing the indexing manager links in sitecore control panel and Developer tab is also not showing up within content ...
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Index has not been initialized on content delivery server

I'm using Sitecore on Azure, and I followed the wizard to create a project with a CD and a CM. I have a custom index "SinglePageUrl" on both of them with a web and a master version to rewrite some ...
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Reference field computed index field in multiple language

My sitecore item contains dropdown for City, state, category etc. It's all in multiple languages but on sitecore item dropdown, it's appearing in english only. I've created computed index field for ...
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Combining multiple Items into one Document

Sitecore indexing works great for simple indexing scenario's, as the main working entity is a sitecore item. With computed fields you can add custom logic and fields for a record. But I have 2 more ...
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Sitecore Lucene indexing two versions of the same keyword

Here is the situation: I have three items - Categories - Corporate, Financial and Product which I am using to categorize other items. They can be selected from a Droplink field (so Sitecore holds ID ...
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Duplicate Item in Lucene Index [duplicate]

I have a Lucene index for the Master db. It seems like every save creates a new entry in the Lucene index. At first I thought it was versioning but as you can see in the screen shot, it's the same ...
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Recursive read lock acquisitions not allowed in this mode

Im using Sitecore 7.2 on a split CM/CD environment. When I publish an item on the CM I get: ManagedPoolThread #73 10:01:10 ERROR Could not update index entry. Action: 'Saved', Item: '{8EDE5C9E-265D-...
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Value cannot be null. Parameter name: fieldNameTranslator - Opening Content Editor [closed]

I was trying to setup the Sitecore with Solr. I created the Default Instance and added Solr. I use Castle Windsor as IOC, updated the Global.asax. Since I was not able to download the Solr Support ...
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Sitecore 7.2 Not rebuilding Lucene Index

We're using Sitecore 7.2 Update 4, and have 6 Lucene indexes across our sites in a single Sitecore instance. In the production environment, but not locally or on staging, the web index is not rebuilt ...
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What is the difference between Indexing via an ISearchIndex object and using IndexCustodian?

The best I could find in documentation was this: Rebuild search indexes ... but that doesn't really help me. I'm trying to do this programatically an would like best practices for doing this sort of ...
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An index with the name “sitecore_web_index” have already been added

I'm trying to setup custom Lucene indexing but getting An index with the name "sitecore_web_index" have already been added.. Here's my config files. Have I missed something out? CustomSpatialIndex....
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Index are not updating after db restore

I restored databases from production to Test environment. After that index's are not working with OnPublishEnd strategy. Could you please help me. I have truncated History,EventQueue and ...
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Using alternate ContentSearch analyzers

I am looking into using some of the alternate analyzers provided in the Sitecore.ContentSearch.LuceneProvider.Analyzers namespace. Specifically what I would like to achieve is to: Create copies of ...
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“$name” showing up in website content

We have a website that uses a lot of search indexes, and today some of the dropdowns are displaying "$name" as the first item in the dropdown list. I've done some googling and some say it is due to ...
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What is the correct root node for 'sitecore_marketingdefinitions_master' index?

I am working on a task to move a Sitecore installation search from Lucene to Solr on Sitecore version 8.2. I am using Solr version 5.1 as it is the recommended version for sitecore 8.2. All the other ...
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Appending index fields in Lucene

Does anyone know if it is possible to append a Lucene computed index field's value? Say that there is a computed index field that stores a list of ids based on some generic logic. Then there is an ...
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Lucene search in load balance environment is not showing proper results

I'm using Lucene for Search in Load balanced environment. Indexes are working fine, but sometimes index is updating in only one of the servers. If we rebuild the index manually then its showing proper ...
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Custom Lucene Index Field with Children

I want to create a custom field to be indexed in Lucene that has the children of the item being indexed. Is there an easy way to do this that I am overlooking?
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Master index updated even though manual strategy is set

I have changed update strategy for Master database to be "manual" rather than "sync", which to my understanding should not update "master" when data changes in master database. I can see in crawling ...
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Issue with multiple crawlers on Solr custom search index

I have custom search Index(SOLR) which has two root locations defined, one points to /home node and another points to repository(videos), we also have indexing strategy(onPublishEndAsync) in place. &...
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How do I rebuild the Quick Search Index in Sitecore 8.2?

I've upgraded my solution from sitecore 8.1 Update 1 to Sitecore 8.2 initial release. After finishing the upgrade, and configuration changes, I opened the launchpad to rebuild Quick Search Index, I ...
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Performance Issue With Facets

We are having some performance issue when setting Datasources and Linking items in Sitecore 8.2. The test server just hangs when trying to expand a node in the dialog box. The CPU spikes to 100% and ...
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Remote CD Indexing Not Working

Republish All Items (Completed with no errors) Rebuild Indexes Using Control Panel (Completed with no errors) Inspect Data/indexes directory. (Date modified is from over a month ago) Verified correct ...
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Representing relational data in Lucene/Solr index for Segmented lists

Scenario: In Sitecore Experience platform (8.1+) we have a xProfile/Contact, with zero-to-many Sitecore Certifications relation, as an example The contact Arthur Dent has over the years has earned ...
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Can Azure Search be combined with on premises Sitecore hosting?

We are preparing a Sitecore upgrade and looking into Azure Search for indexing. Can anyone tell me if Azure Search can be comined with on premises hosting? Or do you need to host Sitecore in Azure to ...
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Lucene indexing item url

I'm struggling to get the Sitecore item url from indexing, the SearchResultItem.url is always null. I tried creating a ComputedField but I'm not getting the correct url. With Sitecore.Links....
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Indexing jobs queued

On the CM server, all jobs are getting queued, after the following jobs appear in a running state: UpdateIndex_filesystem Indexing Running False 08.11.2016 15:43:19 ...
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How to switch Lucene to Solr

We are planning on changing from Lucene to Solr due to number of items and because we have more than one CM server. What are the steps needed to migrate default lucene indexes to Solr? Is it just a ...
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If I unpublish an item will Sitecore update the search index?

I have a Sitecore 8.1 / Solr 4.10 instance. I know that if I add a new content item or I delete a content item and then publish, that Sitecore is smart enough to do a partial rebuild of the Solr ...
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Helix and Computed Index Fields with DI

In my solution, I have some Computed Index Fields that I need to add that combine the values of fields from templates that belong to multiple Project-layer modules. I am using DI for initializing my ...
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Configuring master and web index for faster rebuild

During an upgrade from 6.x to 8.1 we decided to also move the indexes from Lucene to Solr. We ran into quite some troubles, but that is not the question as those are fixed. The "problem" I'm still ...
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“Silently” Create Item - Create Item Without Triggering Indexing or other Events

I know that when I edit items, I can pass true to the EndEdit method to save the item without triggering events/indexing on save. Since I almost always want to edit an item after creating it, it seems ...
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Why would SearchResultItem.Paths be null?

I am using Sitecore 8.1 with Solr 4.10 doing a general site search. I have a repeater on my search results page and I am binding the results to that repeater. For some reason in my QA environment I ...
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How to rebuild the analytics index without rebuilding the entire reporting database?

In Sitecore 8.1.3, is it possible to rebuild the analytics index without rebuilding the entire reporting database as specified in doc.sitecore.net? I have an analytics index that is more or less ...
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Issue with CD index not being updated after updating CM for Sitecore 8.1

I have the following setup 1 CM server 1 CD server Sitecore 8.1 We have a custom Lucene index that is updating with no problem on our CM server but not on our CD server. I checked the logs and ...
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What is the impact to a Sitecore instance while rebuilding the links database?

I am referring specifically the Links database, stored in the "Links" table, as defined here: <!-- LINK DATABASE --> <LinkDatabase type="Sitecore.Data.$(database).$(database)LinkDatabase, ...
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Performance issue when inserting item to Lucene index

I have a Sitecore 8 instance with a bucket with aprox. 150K items, and like 200K total. Publishing is working very slow. I mean, really slow, sometimes 5 items per second. I've stripped all code we ...
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Coveo index does not update Item

I am facing an issue with Coveo search. In website's search results page, when I click a search result, it is throwing me a 404 error. In CES indexcontent, if I search same item and click on the Uri, ...
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How does indexUpdateStrategy “syncMaster” behave on Solr with defined root?

We've got a client with a Solr index, the index is updating fine but the frequency of updates seems a little high - I wondered (before digging in to this myself) if anyone knew exactly how the ...
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How can I customize the dependencies of items when indexing?

When an item gets indexed, Sitecore also updates certain "dependent" items in the index. I would like to change this set of items, or at least add some to the list. I want to get the items in the list ...
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What is the difference between an index and a search index

What is the difference between a regular index (e.g. sitecore_master_index) and a "search index"? Why do I see certain indexes under the Indexing Manager in Control Panel, yet different ones under ...