xConnect Search Indexer

Abstract

Overview of Sitecore xConnect Search Indexer supported infrastructure, references, scaling, and privacy and security.

The xConnect Search Indexer role updates the xDB index.

Supported infrastructure

You can host the xConnect Search Indexer role on:

  • Windows Service

  • Azure WebJob

Refer to the Sitecore compatibility table for compatible versions.

Reference structure

The xConnect Search Indexer role has its place in the Sitecore reference structure. It can be referenced by other roles, and it can also reference other roles.

Illustration showing the xConnect Search Indexer role's place in the Sitecore reference structure.

Referenced by

The xConnect Search Indexer role is not referenced by other roles.

References

The xConnect Search Indexer role references the following roles.

Storage roles

Role name

Connection string name

Port

Type

Notes

xDB Collection database

collection

1433

SQL

The port number depends on your SQL Server configuration.

Search indexes

The xConnect Search provider determines how the xConnect Search Indexer role connects to the xDB index.

Index

Port, Solr

Port, Azure Search

Type

Notes

xDB index

8983

443

HTTPS

Defined by the collection.search connection string in the indexer App_Config\ConnectionStrings.config file.

For more information, see:

Privacy and security

The xConnect Search Indexer role handles personal data in the following ways:

Note

Any client application with access to xConnect has access to personal data, even if the application does not access or use personal data.