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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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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 ...
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Should indexes folder in data folder be removed every now and then?

We had some issue with Lucene not indexing properly. Usually with the removal of the indexes folder within data folder and rebuilding the indexes through Control Panel's Indexing Manager helps; ...
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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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How do I define a custom computed and tokenized field in my index?

I'm currently working in Sitecore 8.1. I would like to add a custom computed field to a specific index, and only that index. I have been able to add the field globally to Sitecore.ContentSearch.Lucene....
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Sitecore index update jobs getting stuck

I'm having trouble configuring a Sitecore 7.2 production environment and noticed some weird things on the CM environment.. After a few updates to the sitecore_master_index the jobs to update the ...
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How does Sitecore update a search index if there are no index update strategies configured?

The Sitecore docs list the available index update strategies, but there is no mention of what happens if no strategies are configured. For example, would the index on the CD server for the following ...
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Lucene index corruption

I've had a serious problem with several clients while utilising a Lucene search index where anomalies like content missing that should be there or duplicate content (more than one document of the same ...
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Field values are being fetched as null while reading the data with SolrContentSearchManager with Solr custom FlatDataCrawler

I'm busy creating a Crawler using FlatDataCrawler for custom non-sitecore data. Inserting the data into Solr works, but when i'm reading the data with SolrContentSearchManager my entities are inserted ...