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Clearing Indexes on Sitecore Content Delivery Servers

For anyone that is building a website on Sitecore you have probably come across this issue. In even a basic production deployment of Sitecore you have a content management box and a content delivery box. When content is updated on the management servers you want your content delivery box’s indexes to be updated. Some people think you need to create your own custom process to move content management indexes out to the content delivery services. They think this because the content management box detects the indexes needs to be updated and runs the process to update its indexes, but there is nothing on the content delivery boxes to do this. Well this is just not true. To be honest if it was true Sitecore would have a serious short coming if they expected this process to be created manually every time by everyone. Alex Shyba has written a great post with additional details on how all this works. Of course there is also the Sitecore docs you can reference. The fact is the web.config file o…