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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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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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What happens to Sitecore - Solr query handling when a core is corrupted in Solr slave in a Master - slave setup?

Our Sitecore's solr search engine is a master-slave setup. One of the cores of the Slave is corrupted and is not available at all in Slave. It is not being replicated from Master too (Expecting ...
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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 ...
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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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Solr Basic Auth xDB / Indexer

Working on setting up basic authentication for our Solr instance to help put some form of security for people internally who might accidentally drop an index in production. We're able to pass the ...
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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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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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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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_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 ...
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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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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 ...