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Migrate local Sitecore to Azure Cloud

I'm trying to migrate Sitecore on-prem to Azure Cloud. In the first step of Sitecore Express Migration Tool 3.1, I need to put Source and Target locations. In the field of the target source, how can ...
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Using Azure to automatically scale horizontally

We're looking at options for the architecture of our Azure Sitecore solution and want to ensure the following: We can configure the solution to automatically scale horizontally (spin up new delivery ...
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Sitecore Azure PaaS Deployment - ResourceDeploymentFailure | DeploymentFailed | BadRequest

Anyone got the same issue upon the provisioning of Sitecore Web Experience Manager (XM) using Azure PaaS offering. I've just followed the steps provided in Azure with $50 remaining credits in my ...
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How to Copy complete site from Production Slot to Staging slot in Azure PaaS?

Azure Deployment Slot is Awesome functionality for regular(Full) production deployment build process using Deployment Slot Swap functionality. But sometimes we need to deploy the hotfix on production,...
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Sitecore and Sendgrid

I'm trying to set up SendGrid in Azure and use it to facilitate emailing in Sitecore by populating the MailServer (MailServer, MailServerUserName, MailServerPassword, MailServerPort) values in the ...
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How to get connectionstrings for SQL and Redis from Azure Key Vault?

I am trying to understand if it is ever possible for Sitecore to load connection strings values from Azure Key Vault, not from web.config (or ConnectionStrings.config) file?
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Does Sitecore support Azure AD B2C?

I was checking online about integration possibilities for Identity Management solutions like Azure AD with Sitecore. I could find some good articles like, Integration with Sitecore on Azure PaaS ...
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Application Insights Configuration

I'm trying to follow the steps from this blog to push the logs for the sitecore application to App Insights however it doesn't seem to push the logs https://jan-v.nl/post/using-application-insights-...
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Where is the location of local sitecore media cache folder in Azure Web Apps?

I am unable to find the local media cache folder in azure apps, as per the configuration in the Sitecore.config it supposed to be in the Media cache folder under App_data: I checked in the Temp ...
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Sitecore Azure Paas - Migrating Solr Core indexes to Azure Search indexes

I am midst of migrating a Sitecore project to Azure Paas offering. I've completed the deployment of the files (ie. dlls, configs, css, js, etc) and were able to do a complete unicorn sync. That looks ...
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Sitecore CM/CD/SQL IOPS Guidelines

When looking at whether Azure premium storage is necessary, IOPS (input/output operations per second) is a good metric/guideline to look at. Does Sitecore provide any recommendations/guidelines as to ...
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Getting Required license is missing: Runtime

I am setting up sitecore on Azure Web app PaaS. I am using the official sitecore packages to deploy a CD and CM role to azure. These have been deployed as vanilla sitecore instances with no ...
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Site freezes with javascript execution on CD instance only (Azure WebApp)

We have deployed our project on Azure Staging CM and CD and everything works fine. We then moved to production instance CM/CD. CM works fine but on CD site freeze on ajax calls and browser prompts to ...
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Rebuilding custom Index on Sitecore Azure WebApp doesn't work

I'm new to Azure deployments. We have installed Sitecore 8.2 webapp and deployed and everything works fine except that our custom indices have not been created. Pages that use indices crash. ...
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Getting error when clicking on Licence Details - on a PaaS setup [closed]

Getting Exception when i clicked on Licence details.. Currently my Application is host on Azure Pass using sitecore version 8.2 update 3 Exception: System.IO.FileNotFoundException Message: ...
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How do you update a license file that is installed in your Azure deployment?

Sitecore licences have an expiry date. If you've deployed up-to Azure using the wizard in the portal, how can you upload or attach a new licence file to prevent Sitecore returning an Invalid Licence ...
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Unable to create Custom Attributes in Azure B2C AD

We are using Azure B2C AD integration to our project. As part of this integration all our user's verification would be done using MS Azure interface (using different identities like Facebook, Google, ...
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How to create web service on Sitecore Paas

I have Sitecore on Azure "Paas". I need to expose some Sitecore functionality to external system, for example allow external system to create Sitecore item. Normally I would create a web service for ...
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PaaS compatibility for WFFM and EXM?

Are the current versions of WFFM and/or EXM supported on Azure PaaS?
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FileWatcher Error, Internal buffer overflow

After a deploy, my Sitecore Azure instance is heavily slowed down and I get the following error on and on, 2017-06-29T08:22:15 PID[42864] Error 54964 08:22:15 ERROR Error in FileWatcher. ...
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Azure PaaS webapp app_offline.htm Maintenance page

What is the best practice to enable maintenance page in Sitecore Azure PaaS webapp? Also is there a way we can switch on maintenance page such as app_offline in application settings. I m looking at ...
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Sitecore Scalabilty Settings - Publishing instance on Azure cloud Service

I have two different cloud services for CM and CD environment. In scalability setting we need to mention Publishing Instance (setting name is Publishing.PublishingInstance). Since I am using Cloud ...
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Published some content from staging slots and they appeared in production web database?

I'm looking into this issue where I'm trying to understand how this event queue and publishing works with respect to shared master db with 2 CM Instances & respective 2 CD instances with dedicated ...
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Sitecore 8.2 Update 4 in Azure SQL

Sitecore 8.2 Update 4 I am looking to run Sitecore in IaaS. Azure VMs for web and Azure SQL for database. Not the new Azure service stack. Its great that Sitecore comes with dacpac files in all ...
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Sitecore fails when memory > maxmemory in Redis

If you don't switch to another tier in time; Sitecore returns an Application error and is not available anymore. Monitoring Redis can be one solution, but are there any other options available? See ...
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Start-SitecoreAzureDeployment ends with: property 'templateLink' doesn't exist

I'm using PowerShell toolkit for Azure and ARM Templates for XP1. After running deployment command I get following error New-AzureRmResourceGroupDeployment : 10:36:03 - Error: Code=...
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Sitecore PaaS using ARM templates throws “Master DB User Name is not recognized”

I'm deploying Sitecore PaaS using ARM templates within Sitecore Azure Toolkit by running a Powershell script that looks like $SubscriptionID = "[my Subscription ID]" # Azure Subscription ID $Name = "...
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Sitecore and Azure Cosmos DB: number of requests abnormally high

I am using Azure Cosmos DB as my xDB, I am currently at test phase and have very few data and requests made by my app. I know this is not a fully supported platform, still I find it very useful and ...
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Sitecore URL Agent SSL Exception hosted in Azure Website

We have hosted our sitecore CMS on to azure web apps. The HTTP is disabled on NSG layer, so only HTTPs is allowed. We use azure provided certificate (i.e. azurewebsite wild card cert.) Noticed that ...
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Index has not been initialized on content delivery server

I'm using Sitecore on Azure, and I followed the wizard to create a project with a CD and a CM. I have a custom index "SinglePageUrl" on both of them with a web and a master version to rewrite some ...
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Sitecore Azure deployment error - Sitecore.Azure.UI.Pipelines.PreAutomation.CheckHostedService failed

I'm attempting to deploy an 8.2 site to Azure. In the Sitecore Azure tool, when I deploy to the Local Emulator, the web files are partially copied to the package location and the long error below is ...
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Sitecore 8.1 with CosmosDB for xDB Issues

I have been getting the error below since following this Azure DocumentDB guide which causes the analytics and other xDB functionally not to work (an example being Experience Analytics graphs not ...
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How to use an ARM Template to deploy WFFM into a staging slot?

I am trying to deploy a WFFM package on top of the already working Sitecore deploy. My Azure Resource Manager template is based on the work of Rob Habraken and on the Sitecore Azure Quickstart ...
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Does Helix work with Azure Web Apps?

We're planning to work on a new project that'll use Azure Web Apps, we are also trying to adhere to Helix. Since by default Azure Web Apps needs VS to do the deployment, is there a solution to deploy ...
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Best Practice around <applicationInitialization> for Sitecore WebApps

Is there any best practice or recommendation around applicationIntialization? Should we use this? What is the best way to warm up or improve start up time of CMS and CD website after swap deployment ...
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How to handle multiple Core Databases in a multi-datacenter setup on Azure PaaS

I'm wondering how to handle multiple datacenters for CD servers in Azure PaaS. According to this ( https://kb.sitecore.net/articles/610106 ) you can use transactional replication for your Web ...
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Deployment to Sitecore hosted on Azure

I have hosted Sitecore on Azure platform using Sitecore Web Experience Manager 8.2. How to sync Content delivery server and content management server, so I can push my files and changes to content ...
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WAF on Sitecore Delivery Servers and Analytics Tracking

We are hosting one of our clients Sitecore Application on Azure with WAF in place. I would like to know will there be any impact on Sitecore Analytics as all the web request will be first hitting to ...
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Update the sitecore.configs at runtime possible?

We have a requirement to store all the secrets on to azure key-vault. This requires us to update the configurations at Runtime. One challenge we are facing at the moment is to store the password for ...
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Azure PaaS Deployment Failure - Invalid column names in “web” database

I am trying to deploy Sitecore 8.2 Update 2 instance to Azure PaaS. I've installed a fresh instance on my local machine, installed content/media/template packages from our previous version, ...
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Package installation wizard slow on our servers

We have problems deploying Sitecore update packages to our servers. Using Sitecore Update package wizard in a local machine to deploy master update package it takes about 70-90 seconds, but in ...
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Sitecore 8.2 update 1 App Insight Configurations

I've few questions on app insight configuration with sitecore 8.2 update 1 below: I assume we need to manually add the client side telemetry? When I click on Server Response Time I noticed below. Is ...
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Setting up WFFM for “Sitecore® Web Experience Manager 8.2” on Azure [duplicate]

how to setup Web form for marketers on azure. i have created app services using "Sitecore® Web Experience Manager 8.2" on azure.
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The installation failed. Could not find a part of the path 'd:\local\temp\WFFM' [duplicate]

The installation failed. Could not find a part of the path 'd:\local\temp\WFFM'. getting error while setting up wffm on cm server on azure.
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Sitecore publishing in SQL Azure running slow

We have a server setup of the following using 8.1 Update 2, so the CM/CDs are on Azure classic VMs: CM on US with SQL Azure in US CD on US with SQL Azure in US CD on EU with SQL Azure in EU We're ...
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Migrating to Azure PaaS

We are planning to build a site from scratch on Sitecore 8.2 update 1 and are struggling to decide between Azure PaaS and IaaS. While we are excited about PaaS, we feel organization wise, we are not ...
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Azure App Services Deployment Failure

I'm attempting to deploy a Sitecore app to Azure App Services using the Sitecore Azure Toolkit (rev 161125). I am able to successfully deploy using the xp0 WebDeploy package. However, I'm having an ...
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In Sitecore PaaS can we use a custom ARM template in the Marketplace wizard?

I was doing some initial digging into the Sitecore PaaS version that deploys the XM1 configuration. While doing so, I noticed that there was an 'automation options' link that allowed me to view ...
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Sitecore Azure deployment failure

Has anyone seen this error before? The Azure deployment don't create the database instance on Azure. AMDatabase 'web': Access to SQL Azure service management is unavailable, ' AMDatabase 'master': ...
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Sitecore publish speed with Azure

We're using Sitecore 8.1 Update 2, with an Azure VM for the Sitecore instance and SQL Azure databases for the various Sitecore databases (and mLabs for MongoDB). Our CM is in one of the US regions, ...