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Does Sitecore support Azure Web App for Containers?

Windows Server Containers in Web App are now available in public preview, and I wonder if Sitecore provides any sort of support to run an environment in containers, specifically to Web App for ...
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Log Sitecore errors as exceptions instead of trace in application insights

By default, Sitecore application insights config logs Sitecore errors as traces instead of exceptions this means application insights dashboard and alerts are unaware of the exception occurring in a ...
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Azure Web App Redis timeout exceptions when under load

We are performance testing our Sitecore hosted in azure web apps (2 CD S3) which uses Premium Redis. There are no error during normal UAT and SIT. However, on performance testing there are quiet a ...
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How to get current browser url with Azure AD authentication (OWIN) : <owin.identityProviders>

Currently we have the requirement like we want set redirect url as per current browser url So for that we trying to set redirect url custom implementation of IdentityProvidersProcessor , but its ...
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Sitecore 8.2 Azure Web App / Solr VMs

We are running Sitecore 8.2 as a WebApp on Azure, with this we using Solr on VMs , using along with Zookeeper [3 nodes]. There is odd behavior we are seeing, if we make any configurations on Solr as ...
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RSS Feed in Azure Permission Issue

Created an RSS feed with the Sitecore options. Feed works fine locally, but get the following error in the Azure site. You do not have permission to view this directory or page.Has anyone encountered ...
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Download Package in Package Designer does not work

When I try to download generated package into Sitecore Package designer, nothing is happened. Just only an error, that I can observe in Chrome Dev Tool (sitecore.js, line 1058): In additional, the ...
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To which app services do I deploy

Maybe this is a stupid question, but to which app service do I deploy my code to? The Sitecore Azure Toolkit has deployed XP Scaled with the following Web Apps foobar-acc-cd foobar-acc-cm foobar-acc-...
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Azure Redis Cache, is it necessary for Sitecore?

Currenty we are running Sitecore 9.0 on Azure Paas. I would like to know which is the purpose of the Azure Redis Cache? Reading some documentation it seems that it´s to store session properties of ...
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Publish to a core database

When implementing multiple regions/clusters, sitecore documentation states that each cluster must have its own core database.(https://doc.sitecore.com/developers/90/platform-administration-and-...
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Is there any way to install Sitecore 9 without Solr?

We are planning to host the solution on Microsoft Azure PaaS, and using Azure Search instead of Solr. When we install Sitecore 9 on Azure PaaS, Solr is not required. Is there any way to configure ...
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Change volume of performance counters in Application Insights PaaS

Default Sitecore logs performance counters every 5 second from each of the 4 roles. This is a bit much for our needs. Is it possible to reduce the sampling intervall of performance counters without ...
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Razor-Inserted Value rendering as Type String instead of Expected Value

We're encountering a strange issue from one environment to the other that we can't seem to get to the bottom of. We're using Azure for hosting as well. On all environments, we have the following code:...
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Where I can find vector or PSD files for Sitecore topology drawings?

At https://doc.sitecore.com/developers/91/sitecore-experience-management/en/sitecore-configurations-and-topology-for-azure.html there is topology drawing shown (like https://doc.sitecore.com/...
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Why does multi-location Azure make adding templates so slow?

We are deploying a multi-location Sitecore deployment into Azure. The CMS and one CD runs out of Europe. For front end performance reasons we are also hosting a CD over in Australia - a CDN is not a ...
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Sitecore 9 in Azure PaaS : Add Application Insights SDK

For Sitecore 9 on Azure PaaS and newer versions, what is the best practice to Add and configure the Application Insights SDK in Visual Studio to generate some telemetry in Visual Studio. As we are ...
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How to configure a single Azure B2C Application for different sites under Sitecore? [closed]

How to configure a single Azure B2C Application for different sites under Sitecore, the b2c can reply on single domain but we have around 70 different domain
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Are there specific configuration requirements for Redis in Azure?

We're attempting to configure Azure Redis cache, I'm confident the connection string is correct as the logs suggests it's been able to make a connection. However my knowledge of using Redis with ...
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How to force Sitecore to use &$filter not &search in Azure Content Search Provider

A query built using the Sitecore Azure Content Search Provider doesn't produce the query that I was expecting. The result is that far too many results are returned. The purpose of the code is to find ...
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How to add custom language to Sitecore on Azure PaaS Web Apps?

I want to create custom new languages. On-premise or IaaS I can use https://marketplace.sitecore.net/en/Modules/Custom_Language_Registration.aspx to register a new language. Does anyone have some ...
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Slow cshtml compilation on Azure WebApps

We are having serious issues in the startup (boot) time of our application. After carefull investigation we have discovered that the most time is consumed by first-time-visit compilation of the ...
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SQL Azure Master DB - masteruser password discrepancies

I have 2 Sitecore 9.02 Scaled Azure environments. They are PROD and UAT. All the databases are SQL Azure. The marketing team have been adding a lot of content on PROD and I want to take a bacpac of ...
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What does connection strings look like when we use failover group on Azure?

I have two Azure SQL servers and a failover group that allow Sitecore to refer to the other SQL server in case of disaster recovery. I have just installed Sitecore version 8.2.7 but I cannot login ...
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On-premises to PaaS while not using MVC (WebForms implementation)

We have a project which is running on Sitecore 9.0.2 however this was build using traditional form rendering rather than MVC rendering. We would like to move this project on cloud - Sitecore PaaS. ...
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Sitecore Rebuild Index: Request size exceeded Azure Search Service limits

During index rebuild at Azure, I am getting error System.Reflection.TargetInvocationException: Exception has been thrown by the target of an invocation. ---> System.AggregateException: One or ...
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Azure Sitecore WebApp 500 errors after config change

I'm currenlty experiencing some problems with a basic Sitecore setup on Azure. I deployed a simple XP0 environment with Powershell. Then I made a change in the connectionstrings.config (Kudo) for ...
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You do not have permission to view this directory or page

I just managed to create a new instance of Sitecore 8.2 on my Azure account. When I'm going on the administration panel http://mySitecoreinstance/sitecore/, I get this error message : You do not have ...
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Migrate SQL DB to Azure SQL

We are facing issues while moving an existing Sitecore master db from an on premise SQL Server instance to an Azure SQL Server. The BACPAC file is almost 5 GB. The above error appears on - Enabling ...
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How do you check if your configuration for Azure Search is working on Sitecore 8.2.7?

According to this official guide "Configure Azure Search"(https://doc.sitecore.net/sitecore_experience_platform/82/setting_up_and_maintaining/search_and_indexing/configure_azure_search#...
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xConnect WebApps on Azure PaaS not working

I installed the vanilla Sitecore 9.0 version from Marketplace on Azure PaaS with XP and extra small configuration and select the option self signed certificate for xConnect client certificate, but ...
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Automatic Deployment Azure .update Package Error, 'Sitecore.Install.Serialization.IOUtils' threw an exception

We are doing automatic Azure deployments (blue/green) with .update package installations. We are using Octopus deploy to Azure, with remote Powershell script to install the .update package and do a ...
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URL rewrite for naked domain to www domain in Azure app service

We've got a Sitecore 9 Azure app service instance that we're having a singular issue with. We've got redirects set up as follows: <rule name="Redirect to www" stopProcessing="true"> <...
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Using ASE (App Service Environment) to Secure Endpoints in Azure PaaS

I have found Azure Sitecore PaaS has security limitations where you cannot secure the internet facing endpoints of the PaaS Apps. The only way to totally secure App endpoints in Azure is to put them ...
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Sitecore 9.01 Azure PaaS XP Scaled XP The certificate was not found

I have deployed our Sitecore 9 application to an Azure Scaled PaaS XP environment. i have used the marketplace and selected a 9.01 infrastructure. Our automated deployment has succeeded and our code ...
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Sitecore 8.1 update 2 on Azure environment gives “Access denied for debug folder of path /sitecore module/debug” when trying to login

We are getting a weird issue on CM environment.(Sitecore 8.1 update 2) Pages works fine when direct url is used, but error comes when we try login to sitecore AppPool recycle solves the issue ...
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Sitecore 9 Update 2 - Azure Database Type and Sizes

We are in process of designing the infrastructure architecture to host sitecore 9 update 2 in azure. This requires us to appropriately size all the databases for Sitecore 9. Also I can't find any ...
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rebuild the xDB index in Azure Search didn't finished

I followed this article to rebuild the xDB index in Azure Search. About 2 hours after the rebuild index process started, i noticed that the rebuild process seemed to stopped (document of xdb-...
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CM server Sitecore 9 Update 1 is hosted on the Azure with XP Scaled didn't see the owin.initialize pipeline

I have used the pipeline profile and found the owin.initialize pipeline isn't available on the CM server which is hosted on the Azure App service. I have used the Sitecore 9 Update 1 - XP Scaled. ...
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Sitecore 9 Infrastructure (roles and services required) Design in Azure

We need to setup infrastructure for Sitecore 9 update 2 in azure PaaS. To achieve this we first need to identify which one is must/optional for costing. Have been reading all Sitecore documentations ...
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Accessing log files in application insights for Sitecore 9 in Azure app service

I've been reading several blog posts about application insights and Sitecore logs, and I've not been able to get the proper configuration working. This is using Sitecore 9 ARM templates on Azure app ...
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XConnectClientConfiguration.InitializeAsync() hangs on Azure Web App

When I try to initialize my XConnectClientConfiguration when running on an Azure App Service, the call to cfg.InitializeAsync() simply hangs. The controller trying to connect to XConnect eventually ...
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All Sitecore 8.2.x Azure Topologies seem to be effected because of TLS issues

In any Sitecore 8.2.x when using Experience Analytics when opening up chrome debugging there appears to be an error around TLS, there would be the same error when .Net code will be calling another ...
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How to add Custom Databases to Sitecore Azure Deployment?

I am using Sitecore Azure Toolkit for packaging and deployment. I was wondering if there is a way to add custom databases (databases created by myself, other than core, master, web, etc.) to the ...
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Azure PaaS ARM template installation error - “Invalid URI: The URI is empty”

Could anybody please help on below. I'm getting below error after 1 hour of execution in powershell script while installing sitecore on Azure PaaS using ARM template but I can access CM and CD server ...
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Setting up SSL for Solr behind a Load Balancer on Azure

I have an Azure Load Balancer in front of two Solr servers in a Master/Slave configuration. This is a Sitecore 9 Update 1 build, so Solr is running SSL. For the CD Servers that will be pointed to ...
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Could not find configuration node: contentSearch/indexConfigurations/indexUpdateStrategies/syncMaster

So, we're running Sitecore 9 on Azure. For some reason, on our CD, we're seeing the above error. You can see the full error message below. I haven't been able to find a lot of helpful information ...
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How to Stop a Sitecore resource group in Azure PaaS

Is there any way to disable or stop the whole resource group temporary? We can stop the individual’s WebApps within the resource group. The whole idea is to save the cost of the services if I am not ...
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Sitecore Azure deployment failed : The password does not meet policy requirements [duplicate]

I am trying to install Sitecore 9.0 Update-2 on Azure PaaS using MarketPlace but I am getting the below error during deployment: {"code":"c","message":"At least one resource deployment operation ...
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Dianoga implementation issue on the Azure Paas

I have implemented the Dianoga in my dev environment, while the final solution is deployed on azure paas. Could not resolve type name: Dianoga.Invokers.MediaCacheAsync.Pipelines.Initialize....
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When deploying Sitecore in Azure, how do you fix (or prevent) a slot lock? [closed]

We are deploying a Sitecore web application via CI/CD in Octopus to an Azure Staging slot. The deployment randomly fails with the following error: New-AzureRMWebAppSlot : Cannot acquire exclusive ...