Azure AI Bring Your Own Data using Chat Extensions Api to search Complex Collection Object Type

Suresh Rajamani 20 Reputation points

Hi Team,

We have subscribed for Azure AI service to develop a small POC in Gen AI. We are facing an issue with Azure AI Search with Bring your Own Data using Chat Extensions REST Api. When we query for against a Complex Collection Object fields which was indexed, it is not returning the result. It says no "The requested information is not found in the retrieved data. Please try another query or topic"

But we can search those complex type fields from Search Explorer in Azure AI service.

It is not Searching against Edm.ComplexType and Collection(Edm.ComplexType).

Below the steps we followed. Kindly help to achieve this POC.

Step-1: Created Index with following JSON Index and using REST Api *https://

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  1. brtrach-MSFT 15,791 Reputation points Microsoft Employee

    @Suresh Rajamani Thank you for the clarification. Based on the information you provided, it seems that you are having trouble searching against Edm.ComplexType and Collection(Edm.ComplexType) fields using the Chat Extensions REST API. However, you are able to search against other fields that are not of type Edm.ComplexType and Collection(Edm.ComplexType) using the Chat Extensions REST API.

    It is possible that the issue is related to the Free Tier of Azure AI search. The Free Tier has some limitations, and one of them is that it does not support complex types. Therefore, you may not be able to search against Edm.ComplexType and Collection(Edm.ComplexType) fields using the Chat Extensions REST API if you are using the Free Tier.

    To confirm if this is the case, you can try upgrading to a higher tier that supports complex types and see if the issue is resolved. If you are still having trouble after upgrading, please let me know and I will be happy to help you further.