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How to get Solr to run as a service?

I have a Sitecore 8.1 instance and we are using Solr 4.10 for search. I followed the Solr installation guide found here - https://sitecore-community.github.io/docs/search/solr/fast-track-solr-for-lazy-...
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Sitecore Content deliveries and Solr with High availability

I'm trying to find a recommendation from Sitecore in terms of configuring Solr for high availability and how to use it properly with Sitecore. Does anybody know where I can find it? If not, I'm ...
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Configuring SSL for Solr

So I'm working my way through the Sitecore 9 install instructions, and part of it is to install Solr with SSL. Since the install guide just refers you over to Solr, I've been following the ...
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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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How much memory does the JVM for Solr need?

My website went down last night and as we were looking through the log files on one of the CD instances we found this error: > 6684 23:20:21 ERROR <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <...
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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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Incorrect dynamic field type for Droptree

Background: Sitecore 9, Solr 6.6.1 I have got a strange issue with incorrect resolution of field type by SOLR during item indexing. I read the following article about resolution a field names: ...
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How do I limit the size of my SOLR indexes?

Every now and then my drive fills up with temp files from SOLR, and I can't figure out why that is happening. Here's what I know: I have a 50gb partition and my analytics index has numDocs:43,287,203 ...
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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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Install-SitecoreConfiguration xconnect-solr.json - Error Invoke-ManageSolrCoreTask : Missing required parameter: name

What: I am trying to install sitecore XP1 architecture. I already have a signed certificate. My issue comes when I try to configure sitecore on my solr. Sitecore 9.0.1 rev. 171219. SOLR 6.6.4. ...
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Multiple partial word search not working

I have implemented a global search on our website which gets the data result from _content field in solr indexes. Single word search works perfectly fine but I am currently facing an issue if I have ...
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How can I reduce the size of the analytics index? [alt: Populating the Analytics Index]

I'm working with a customer right now that has seen their Solr implementation become unstable lately. Based on some initial analysis, signs are pointing towards the analytics index. They've been live ...
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Unable to start Solr service on Windows 10 / Windows Server 2016 x64 [closed]

I'm trying to install Solr service as described here. I use NSSM prelease build 2.2.4-101 to 'avoid an issue with services failing to start', but after installation the service cannot start anyway: ...
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Gracefully handle Solr search connectivity issues

We had an issue recently where the Solr search servers went down and it took the site down too. Is there a way to handle this gracefully and keep the site up but just return an error message when the ...
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Sitecore.ContentSearch.SolrProvider.SwitchOnRebuildSolrSearchIndex. No matching constructor was found

I am trying to configure Solr for Sitecore 8.2. Solr is running and I have cores set up for each index and secondary cores set up for rebuilding. I'm not using the Solr support package. I am getting ...
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Sitecore Azure Search vs. Solr Provider

I've used both Solr and Lucene. The majority of our sites now use SOLR. Heard Azure Search provider will be introduced on 8.2.1 release. Has anyone played with Azure Search? Does Azure Search use ...
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SearchConfiguration is not configured correctly. ContentSearchConfiguration was expected but System.String was returned

I am getting this error when trying to access a Sitecore website. Here's a screenshot of the complete error message. It probably has to do with configuring Solr to work with Sitecore. Does anyone ...
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Filter number of fields returned from SOLR

We have a query that is running against our SOLR. The query is returning extremely slowly due to the number of fields and the amount of data in those fields. When the query runs, its adding the fl=* ...
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SOLR and Zookeeper setup

I am trying to setup mit XP1 installation requirements. So I've setup a single SOLR server with Zookeeper on it like descripted here: https://lucene.apache.org/solr/guide/6_6/setting-up-an-external-...
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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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Sitecore Full Content Search

We are using SOLR 5.4 and Sitecore 8.2 and we have implemented Full Content Search using _Content field which is displaying search result in Company Pages and various datasources linked to these ...
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Settings for Solr in a master/slave configuration

We are doing Solr Master slave configuration for one of the environments . Now issue here is 1) Is it possible for Sitecore CMS to update indexes on Solr Master and do Out of the box search in ...
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How to configure Solr for Sitecore PaaS setup

We are currently trying to upgrade our Sitecore 8.1 Environment to Sitecore 9. We are also doing this implementation to Sitecore 9 PaaS and succesfully had several components work, however we are ...
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Is there any way to install Sitecore 9 without Solr?

We are planning to host the solution on Microsoft Azure PaaS, and using Azure Search instead of Solr. When we install Sitecore 9 on Azure PaaS, Solr is not required. Is there any way to configure ...
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Installation Error - Cannot validate argument on parameter 'Source'

I am in process of installing Sitecore 9 using SIF. Everything went smooth but when running the Power shell script to install SIF, ended up with the error below: PS>TerminatingError(Invoke-CopyTask)...
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Understanding Search Based on _content field

We have a client site , with SOLR for searching products . The Code base for returning the search results is shown below. The products searched are based on search term entered by user Code var ...
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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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Error opening new searcher. exceeded limit of maxWarmingSearchers=2

I am relatively new to SOLR. We are using SOLR 6.1.0.1 with Sitecore 8.1 Update 3. There are roughly 50K items (content and files) being indexed. We are being plagued by poor throughput (through ...
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Compatiblity of Sitecore 7.1 with Solr Search 4.1

We have our site on older version of Sitecore 7.1 (another site on Sitecore 7.2) and we are intending to integrate it with Solr Search 4.1 server. I have question that if this version of Sitecore is ...
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Unable to connect to [http://localhost:8983/solr], Core: [mycore]

I am creating Solr Sitecore search index. After index was added to Solr and Sitecore configuration was updated to connect to it, I suddenly got yellow screen of death: Connection error to search ...
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How do I run MongoDB and SOLR Docker images that work with Windows Server 2016?

I'm trying to configure my Sitecore 8.2 instance in a Docker container using Windows Server 2016. I've been able to successfully setup IIS in a Docker container, but am unable to find any containers/...
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Adding a field to a custom SOLR index configuration

I am moving indexes from Lucene to Solr. Almost everything is working again, except a few custom indexes that have their own index configuration and had some field added to the fieldMap. Other custom ...
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Solr query length limit

We are having an issue where queries are too big so we get error 414 (Request-URI Too Long). From what I can see, sitecore sends a GET request with the query to the server. Is there a way to switch ...
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Experience Profile search - System.ArgumentOutOfRangeException errir

In Sitecore 8.1-3 when we go to Experience Profile and do a simple search sometimes (not all the time) we get zero results when we know that there are entries in the index and we see a message that ...
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How to properly search Solr for any match on one stringCollection field and no matches on a second stringCollection field?

I have a Sitecore v8.1 site using Solr 4.10. Here is my index setup. First I have two custom fields defined in my index defined as follows: <field fieldName="read_roles" returnType="...
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Is Solr term support required for versions of Solr prior to 8.2?

Sitecore documentation on Solr set up has a section on Enabling Solr term support, which is required to power dropdowns in the UI. Which versions of Sitecore require this? Sitecore 8.2 only, or ...
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Is there a way to modify the Solr query that gets generated by the Sitecore Content Search API before it gets sent to the search server?

I'm looking to add some parameters to my Solr query that's not currently supported by the Search API (hit highlighting to be specific). Is there a way (like a pipeline processor or something) to ...
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How to implement 'Did you mean?' - spell checker functionality like google in Sitecore using Lucene/Solr?

I have a requirement to implement google-like 'Did you mean?' functionalities. If user make a mistake in typing then I've to show 'Did you mean [correct search term]'. What is the best way in ...
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What would cause Sitecore and Solr to not talk to each other?

I'm running Sitecore 8.2 Update 4 with Solr 5.5 (running inside of a Linux Docker container). I'm trying to get Sitecore to tell Solr to populate the indexes. Here's my setup: Downloaded the Solr 5.5 ...
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Solr Search Model doesn't work without the dynamic field suffix

I have ContentSearch code that works and runs fine using Lucene. When I switch the configs over to Solr, the query fails, and the logs state that the field I'm using in the query doesn't exist. [...
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Error when rebuilding a Solr index: unknown field '__display_name_t_cs'

I am getting this error when trying to rebuild my master index in Solr: Job started: Index_Update_IndexName=sitecore_master_index_solr|#Exception: System.Reflection.TargetInvocationException: ...
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Solr on Windows with Sitecore

I am trying to setup solr to work with Sitecore. Locally, it was easy to set up on my Windows machine. In the other environments I naturally want to use a dedicated Solr server. The question is: can ...
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How to specify Solr core in search code for Sitecore 8.1

I recently upgraded from Sitecore v7.5 to v8.1. In addition my Solr configuration changed a little. On v7.5 I only had a single core. On v8.1 I now have many cores. After upgrading my search code ...
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Solr search with stemming

We are running Sitecore 8.0 and Solr 4.10.3. I'm trying to get text search working where if I search for play, player and plays are also returned in the search results. I can't find reference on how ...
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Why is Sitecore not sending a correctly formed query to Solr?

I have a site that I have upgraded from v7.5 to v8.1. In addition I have changed from Solr 4.7 to Solr 4.10. In my general search routine I am trying to filter out content items based on Sitecore ...
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There is no method 'GetResults' on type 'Sitecore.ContentSearch.Linq.QueryableExtensions' that matches the specified arguments

We are using Solr for indexing. We recently upgraded from Sitecore version 8.1 update 2 to 8.2 update 5. After upgrading when a search is performed we get the following error: There is no method '...
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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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How to query for regEx matches in any value in a stringCollection field?

I have a computed field with returnType="stringCollection", which I am using via a search result model that looks something like this: public class MySearchResultItem : SearchResultItem { // ......
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“Multilist with Search” Field Does Not Return Search Results With Two Or More Items Selected

This is for Sitecore 8.1 Update 3, using Solr 5.5. It appears that in a Multilist with Search Field, if the field has two or more items currently selected (it does not matter whether the item has ...
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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 ...