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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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The path '' is not valid for the 'dbDacFx' provider with ARM templates SAT Sitecore Deployment

im trying to deploy "vanilla" Sitecore using the topology "XM" to create in Azure CD and CM PaaS servers ive encountered many issues while trying to get this working, but the most recent deployment ...
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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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Need to have different IIS Rewrite rule on CD and CM while using Sitecore Azure Module

We are using the Sitecore Azure Module to deploy to CD delivery farms. We want to use an IIS Rewrite Rule to redirect all traffic on CD to SSL - however, we do not want the same rule applied on CM (...
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System.Data.SqlClient.SqlException: Invalid object name 'AccessControl'

We have the sitecore azure module installed, and everything seems to be fine. However, when we attempt to spin up an editing or a delivery farm, we get the following error message: 4‎/‎11‎/‎‎2017 ‎...
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Virtual field not working with Azure

Currently I'm using facet to filter the search result. The result works perfectly with SOLR but when I switch to Azure it doesn't work anymore. The result shows all although I added filter criteria. ...
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When attempting to deploy, I get “Restricted from provisioning in this region”

When trying to deploy a basic Sitecore 9 XM (Single) Instance via the Azure Portal, I am getting a deployment failure. After looking at the logs, it seems it is related to the West US region I'm ...
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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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Sitecore Azure Continuous Delivery

I'm new to this topic - Continuous Delivery, We already have Azure Web App Site is Deployed to Production and Running,and We do have the license for TDS and currently Using Sitecore 8.2 Update 3 We ...
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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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Log in with Azure Active Directory

Our client needs to pre-authenticate with AD before common Sitecore built-in authentication (they don't need the AD users in Sitecore). We switched on "Log in with Azure Active Directory" at our CM ...
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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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Error when deploying Sitecore and SXA module to Azure through Visual Studio Team Services release

We are trying to deploy Sitecore and the SXA module to our Azure Web App through VSTS with ARM templates instead of using the powershell script from the Sitecore Azure Toolkit. The initial Sitecore ...
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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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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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PostFailedForSomeDocumentsException: Partial success for insert or update. Some documents succeeded

It looks similar to this post, but it's not Sitecore Azure Search - Invalid field name In Azure Paas, Sitecore control panel, I am trying to index my custom search index 'generic_search_master' and ...
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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 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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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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Install EXM on Azure

I am trying to install Sitecore on Azure using marketplace XP1 template also I need to install EXM, in installation wizard I select Sitecore 8.2 update 5 and EXM module, when I try to open content ...
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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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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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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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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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Azure, Quickstart templates, xp config error: Microsoft.Insights/Components/CurrentBillingFeatures failed with message code:BadRequest

I am currently using the Azure Quickstart templates found on Sitecore's Github page. https://github.com/Sitecore/Sitecore-Azure-Quickstart-Templates/ I've successfully used these before, with both ...
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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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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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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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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 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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Azure Search indexes are not created

We are seeing a lot of Depenendy Failures in Application Insights because some non exisiting Azure Search indexes are queried. The following indexes on Azure search return a 404: sitecore-marketing-...
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Index errors on start up on Azure environment

When starting our application we are seeing lots of these entries: 2017-06-29T08:38:59 PID[60944] Error 8168 08:38:59 ERROR Custodian.UpdateIndexTimestampTimerTick. Update index last updated ...
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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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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 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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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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Web API 404 on content delivery server

I am using Sitecore on azure and have a CD and a CM server. The Web API works fine on CM but throws a 404 error (and no more information in logs). I have deleted the following dll files from server ...
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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 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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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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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 ...