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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 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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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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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 "SitecoreĀ® 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, ...
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Custom Media Provider for Azure

All the images/resources for only a given template (say X) are stored in azure. While all other images are still stored in Sitecore Media Library. When a user navigates to an item of template X in ...
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Sitecore Azure - Swap option

Which Sitecore and Azure SDK version supports swap option as shown in the screenshot below
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Sitecore Infrastructure/Application/Solution-Shared Dashboard [closed]

We want to establish a tool (dashboard) that can give us a complete overview of the current state of our solution. Not only the infrastructure and not only the application, but a mixed details of the ...
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Deploy a new Sitecore environment to Azure App Service

Following steps in this link: I uploaded the standard Sitecore 8.2 rev. 161115 (WDP XP0 package).zip to a newly created azure storage file share and used the link with the SAS token in it in the ...
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CD security hardening patch/transform

We are hosting our sites in azure web apps and in process of applying security hardening. Wondering if anyone has already written a patch/transform file for below: 1. Deny anonymous users access to ...
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How to install Sitecore 8.2u1 on Azure PaaS

On http://dev.sitecore.net Sitecore has released the Sitecore 8.2 Update-1 version. This now supports Azure PaaS. However, I can not find an installation guide for an Azure PaaS setup. Anybody know if ...
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Hostname bindings for IIS in Sitecore Azure PaaS

For Sitecore Azure (up to 8.1) how are the hostnames configured for Azure PaaS CD environments? Is this something which happens automatically based on settings found in Sitecore.config/Web.config?
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Sitecore Logging into azure blog storage in JSON format

We have a requirement to log all the errors/warnings on to Azure Blog Storage in JSON format (with specific structure) including the sitecore generated ones. This will enable us to use any third ...
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How to deploy Sitecore 7.2 Using Azure Web Apps

I am planning to move existing Sitecore 7.2 website into azure. I have read several blogs and most of them are about cloud service. Can we deploy Sitecore 7.2 using Azure Web App service? Any ...
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How to disable a config file from CD server using Azure Deployment

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 ...
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What is the purpose of the Analytics DB in Sitecore 8.x?

I'm migrating my Sitecore DBs from a local installation to Azure PaaS SQL instances using SSMS. I've successfully migrated Core, Master, Web and, with a small edit, Session. I'm having problems with ...
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Sitecore Azure SQL database maintenance

In this Sitecore on Azure Migration white paper http://www.slideshare.net/Jerrynott/azuremigrationwp004 It mentions on Page 17 It should be remembered that general database maintenance is still ...
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best practices in scaling sitecore [closed]

What are the best best practices on scaling sitecore 8 worldwide on Azure? https://sdn.sitecore.net/upload/sitecore7/70/scaling_guide_sc70_a4.pdf Thanks Bart

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