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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 ...
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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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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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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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Optionally Overriding Sitecore Settings with AppSettings (from Azure)

Background So long story short. We all know and use (right?) the established Sitecore Best Practice for not modifying vanilla configuration files. We use config patches (or config overrides, as some ...
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Two CD instances, one is missing content, the second is working as expected

When we deploy our site to our staging slot using the Sitecore Azure module we're running into odd behavior. The second web role instance, SitecoreWebRole_IN_1 is displaying all of the expected ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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PaaS compatibility for WFFM and EXM?

Are the current versions of WFFM and/or EXM supported on Azure PaaS?
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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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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 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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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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New-SCWebDeployPackage is not recognized

I'm trying to package a Sitecore solution and followed the instructions mentioned in the following URLs. https://doc.sitecore.net/cloud/working_with_sitecore_azure/configuring_sitecore_azure/...
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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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Sitecore 8.2 Update 1 folder and files gone missing

Noticed that after standing up 8.2 updates 1 on Web App, the following folders and files are not there anymore. Folder: Media Cache Submit Queue MediaIndexing Files: Log files are missing ( I'm ...
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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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Sitecore Azure - Swap option

Which Sitecore and Azure SDK version supports swap option as shown in the screenshot below
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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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Max concurrent workers/Max concurrent sessions

We have 11 client Sites hosted on Azure PAAS setup with SQL on standard S2 tier. We also have planned to remove Inrole cache and Implement SQLSession Cache on these Production servers. For all 11 ...
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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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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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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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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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Sitecore Azure Cachingservices Sizing on Prod Based on number of CD servers

Is there any rule of thumb on the number of caching services to have with Content delivery servers. Like 2 Cache services with 1 CD in Azure PAAS. Asking this question, because one of our clients ...
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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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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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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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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 ...