Sitecore and Solr – Installation errors on Sitecore 7.5

Today I’ve been setting up Sitecore and Solr using the instructions found on the SDN. When generating the schema file, you might get an error like the following:

unknown field ‘_uniqueid’

This is when you load the core admin screen to check that the default core ‘itembuckets’ has been loaded correctly.  If you read the comments in the generated file it
will tell you that this value should be set to ‘id’. Like so:


I’ve not done any Solr setup in quite a while so I’m still testing the installation. Hopefully this is correct and will save someone some time!