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Master index


Introduction to Sitecore Master index supported infrastructure, references, and privacy and security.

The Master index contains a configurable subset of the content and media items in the Master database.

Supported infrastructure

You can host the Master index on:

  • Solr

  • Azure Search

Refer to the Sitecore compatibility table for compatible versions.

Reference structure

The Master index 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 Master index's place in the Sitecore reference structure.

Referenced by

The Master index is referenced by the following roles:


The Master index does not reference other roles.

Privacy and security

Assuming default behavior, the Master index does not handle personal data.