We are using Azure with Sitecore 8.0. I want to remove few config files(for e.g-all config files under ListManagement folder) which is already deployed in CD server. How to delete/disable config files under ListManagement folder using azure deployment?

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In your System area of the master DB you should have items in roughly this location:


based on the template

/sitecore/templates/Azure/Deployment/Azure Deployment

On the item, go to the Excludes section. To exclude specific files use the Deployment Type Exclude Files or Exclude Files fields e.g:


Or to exclude an entire directory use Deployment Type Exclude Directories or Exclude Directories e.g.:

  • Thank you for responding. Just reconfirming that this modification will remove all configuration related to List Management which are currently merged in CD server
    – arpana
    Commented Oct 26, 2016 at 11:26
  • See my edits above. I found there are other fields for excluding whole directories which is probably what you want to use (I'm not 100% sure that Exclude Files supports wildcards). Commented Oct 26, 2016 at 11:36
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    Thanks. We tried "Deployment Type Exclude Directories" using App_Config\ListManagement; and it worked :)
    – arpana
    Commented Oct 26, 2016 at 12:47

We removed the List Management configuration by adding all List Management specific .config files to our project and replacing the content of the config files with the following:


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