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Announcement: Oracle Search Replaces SemSearch (Doc ID 2764685.1)

Last updated on MAY 13, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Recruiting Cloud Service - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.



In 21B, Oracle Search is the default search technology for Oracle Recruiting (ORC).

 This will replace the first-generation search technology that has been used in the product since its inception: ORC SemSearch.

With this change, Oracle Recruiting customers that have not activated Oracle Search for ORC prior to 21B will see the below new features appear.  The features are also documented in the What's New documentation for the indicated release.



As a customer using Oracle Recruiting, what do you need to do?

If you are a customer that has Oracle Search activated in 21A:


If you are a customer that did NOT have Oracle Search activated in 21A (you were using ORC SemSearch in 21A):

1.  Run the following indexing jobs under Scheduled Processes in this order, waiting for the specified job to complete before proceeding to the next job:

2.  Upon completion of the above, jobs, proceed to schedule the incremental indexing jobs that will index any new requisition, candidate, and geography entities that are added going forward:


If you are a US GOVT or UK GOVT customer: 
  • Once your POD environments are updated to 21B, you must immediately deactivate Oracle Search to revert to ORC SemSearch. 

To do this, set the IRC_ELASTIC_SEARCH_ENABLED Profile Option Code to 'N' per the procedure described in the following MOS document:




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