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Questions tagged [configuration]

Questions about the ways Sitecore is configured, including .config files, patching, available settings, etc.

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Cannot connect to Control Panel after configuration for CD Server using Sitecore 8.2.7

I have configured our CD Server by following the official spreadsheet obtained at https://doc.sitecore.net/sitecore_experience_platform/81/setting_up_and_maintaining/xdb/configuring_servers/...
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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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List of recommended patches for specific Sitecore version

Is there an easy way to find a list of recommended patches for a specific Sitecore version/update? I can see that individual patches are recommended for a particular version but I can't find a a list ...
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Replace value of an element with a value from sitecore variable

I have a variables.config file where i have all the variables and corresponding values stored like shown below: This is default sitecore file : Now i want to replace the value 1000 with the value ...
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Order of execution of events subscribed programatically

When one subscribes an event programatically how does Sitecore determine the order of that event x the ones patched through configuration? Is there a way to control that? For example when one opens ...
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Single quotation mark in configuration file

While trying to create a new configuration setting whose value is a string consisting of one double quote ("), the following exception is thrown: 28240 19:25:51 ERROR Could not load configuration ...
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X-Frame Option in Sitecore 9

I have added the following X-frame-options header in web.config: <httpProtocol> <customHeaders> <remove name="X-Powered-By" /> <add name="X-Frame-Options" value="...
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Media file path based vulnerablity

During a vulnerability scan, Path-Based Vulnerability has been reported in the below-mentioned links, www.sample.com/web/abcdefgh/ijklmnop/-/document_library_display.old www.sample.com/web/abcdefgh/...
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handling 500 errors in sitecore 9 [duplicate]

For handling status code 500 followed below step in web.config file: <system.web> <customErrors mode="off" /> <system.web> </system.webServer> <httpErrors ...
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How to replace Sitecore.MediaRequestHandler in web.config with patch file

how to replace the existing media request handler with custom one in web.config with help of patch file, existing handler in web.config: <add verb="*" path="sitecore_media.ashx" type="Sitecore....
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How do you configure servers?

I am currently configuring a CD Server and a CM server but looking at the spreadsheet (downloaded from the official site: https://doc.sitecore.net/sitecore_experience_platform/82/...
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Sitecore Config Patch for child elements in a dynamic list

Not sure if this is possible. For example I have following config: <xx> <yy id="1"> <zz value="hehe"/> </yy> <yy id="2"> <zz value="hehe"/> </yy&...
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How can I configure Sitecore to prefix all Solr index ids?

We have a single Solr instance that we would like to point to two distinct Sitecore 9.0 Update-2 instances to - instance1.example.com and instance2.example.com. Since they are separate instances, ...
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Sitecore Password setting configuration

We are on 6.3.1 rev. 110112 and We have some specific requirements for setting up the password in Sitecore from the client side. For Example, we have the following requirements for the password ...
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How can I adjust the size of popup dialog in Experience Editor?

I have just started to use Sitecore a few months ago and I would like to change the size of the popup dialog in the Experience Editor as shown below. How and where can I change the size of this popup ...
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Sitecore web.config and api error

I am developing a plugin for Sitecore and have experienced a very weird behavior in Sitecore. Part of this plugin, implements web api under Sitecores api: /sitecore/api/ssc. On a client installation,...
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How to disable or change scheduling for backups of configuration history

Sitecore instance is doing a backup of configuration history every 20 minutes. I do not know where it comes from and what it is used for. Is it necessary to keep all those backups? How to change ...
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SolrCloud Upgrade from 4.10.3 to 5.5.5

I have Sitecore 8.2 running against Solr 4.10.3. I am in the process of implementing SolrCloud 5.5.5. The SolrCloud setup has been completed with a schema.xml generated from a vanilla Sitecore ...
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Jobs disappears after Sitecore restarts

The process I am developing uses Jobs to run asynchronously. Some steps in the middle of the process change some folders, which makes Sitecore restart. Once Sitecore has restarted the process searches ...
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Content Delivery Cluster- Load Balancer Session configuration

My client needs to change from "Single CD and Separate CM" to "clustered CD and separate CM" with Load balancer for CD cluster. Sitecore version: 8.1 (rev. 160519), In this sitecore document it ...
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Config Patch With Multiple Matched Attributes

Is it possible to perform a patch that has to match on more than on attribute? My issue is that I'd like to patch after: <sitecore> <processors> <uiDeleteItems> <...
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Commerce configuration files CD server

What files from Commerce should be enabled/disabled on a Content Delivery server. I can see all files from folder : App_Config\Include\Y.Commerce.Engine use a rule-based configuration like : <...
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Adding new connection into ConnectionStrings.config gives “exceptions occurred while processing the subscribers to the 'property:changed' event”

After I added new connection string into ConnectionStrings.config file, I cannot log into Sitecore and getting this exception: Exception textually: Server Error in '/' Application. One or ...
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Sitecore IFrame rendering HTTP instead of HTTPS

My application is using HTTPS. The Sitecore sites configurations scheme are all set to HTTPS. When I'm on Sitecore Management some internal sitecore iframes (Insert Link, Template Editor, Package ...
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“Index sitecore_marketingdefinitions_master was not found” exception in Sitecore 9

Sometimes when we change config file or deploy new code, we see this exception on first load of page: Server Error in '/' Application. Index sitecore_marketingdefinitions_master was not found ...
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Sitecore Analytics Exceptions with mongoDB Failure

Overview During a disaster recovery test of our environment we make mongoDB unavailable to Sitecore with the expectation that Sitecore will continue to function normally due to the Configuration ...
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Allowing Sitecore's gateway to management server to public internet?

Is it against Sitecore's best security practices to allow the gateway to Sitecore's management server to the public internet? e.g www.test.com/sitecore
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Friendly error page for Sitecore web application [duplicate]

We want to set up a friendly error page for a Sitecore application. We created a new htm page in root folder and used IIS custom errors (using web.config's custom errors element) to redirect errors to ...
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Protecting Sitecore instance from anonymous access

I used to have Windows Authentication in-place and works like a charm! The thing is, now I have a Sitecore 8.2 update 4 (rev. 170614) and Forms Authentication is enabled by default, and whenever I ...
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sitecore_web_index corrupted on Content Delivery server [closed]

What does the Lucene sitecore_web_index do on the Content Delivery server? How can it become corrupted?
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EnforceVersionPresence not working on home/start item of site when using “/”

Situation We have a Sitecore 8.1 Initial install with a site that has enforceVersionPresence="true" in the site definition. We have a _BasePage template for which in the advanced section we have now ...
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Prevent Item Duplication in Sitecore

I want to prevent user from creating item with duplicate name. I've referenced Sitecore Climber's Prevent Duplicates approach with slight modification to prevent item duplication due to rename, copy, ...
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“Type exists in multiple assemblies” with Glass and fluent config

I'm trying to set up fluent configuration for my project; it's non-Helix and the models and maps right now are in the web project. In the GlassMapperScCustom.cs, I've added this script (that's similar ...
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Entity Framework Code First - Sitecore Databases

I want to use entity framework to extend the functionality of Sitecore's membership. As you know, you can't query data efficiently like you can with an SQL database. I am trying to setup a context ...
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Search results error on single server setup

We have a client site that is spread across 2 cd's and 1 cm which we have migrated to a single server instance for QA purposes. The production site has a public address for the cd's and a private ...
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Disable __UpgradeHistory rollback (.rlb) creation temporarily

For upgrades, Sitecore stores summary info and a rollback (.rlb) file in Website/temp/__UpgradeHistory for each upgrade that is done to provide a way to undo the package installation. This occurs for ...
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Antivirus policy exclusion for Sitecore

I've a Sitecore 7.5 with Lucene in a server that uses an antivirus which has Real Time Protecion enabled, and NO policies for exclusion. My idea was to add in the exclusion list the IIS Process (w3wp....
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Sitecore Content Search Exception: Entry point was not found

I'm having an issue taking an older version of our site running under Sitecore 7.2 (with some older dll's such as glass mapper) and switching over from Lucene to Solr (6.6.2). I've followed the steps ...
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Server role config with ContentManagement,Processing,Reporting not working

We wanted to setup a server as ContentManagement,Processing and Reporting instance. As we can combine roles, we changed the config accordingly. <add key="role:define" value="ContentManagement,...
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All Users are not being tracked in Sitecore Analytics

In my project on Sitecore 8.2, I am using Contact Facet to identify users. Problem Definition: All users are not being tracked, seems some of them are missing in xDB. Seems xDB and Experience ...
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Disable EXM and remove connection strings

I've disabled EXM (in Sitecore 9.0.1): <setting name="EXM.Enabled" value="false" /> I've also removed the exm.master, EXM.CryptographicKey and EXM.AuthenticationKey connection strings. I'm ...
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SXA 1.6 Creative Exchange Import error after upgrade

I recently upgraded from 8.2u4 to 8.2u6 and SXA 1.4 to SXA 1.6 and ran into some issues found here. SXA 1.6 Creative Exchange Import Export options grayed out. After resolving this issue, I thought ...
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Nested sc.variables in Unicorn configuration

I have some Unicorn configuration files which use a specific $variable for the physicalRootPath: physicalRootPath="$(sourceFolder)\foundation\Serialization\Serialization" Now I would like to have ...
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Solr 6.6 / Sitecore 8.2 Content editor - Value cannot be null

I have read every post on here and every post I can find on this subject on google and I've tried all the tips / suggestions, but no joy. I'm attempting to setup a SOLR 6.6.0 with multiple cores / ...
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Is there a list of external domains that Sitecore calls as part of normal operating?

I'm looking to get a complete list of the URLs that Sitecore calls during normal functionality of the base product. We have a client's IT group that needs to whitelist the outbound external calls to ...
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Commerce config/start error value cannot be null for encryptedData

We are installing Sitecore 8.2 (latest version) for a client and got this error for authoring site. We are also still getting the error for the commerce engine site. Any ideas? Server Error in '/' ...
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How to make calls to sdn.sitecore.net startpage.aspx over HTTPS?

I noticed that when I access the login page, the Edge browser logs that HTTPS security is compromised. Is there a way to change the url to HTTPS?
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Filter standard Sitecore log messages into separate logs

We would like to make the main Sitecore log file more clean,and filter away all the unnecessary information that makes finding errors and other relevant information harder. After upgrading to Sitecore ...
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Custom Validator - Updated Error Message is not Displayed

I created a custom validator for a multi-list field which checks the number of selected items based on the min and max count set in a configuration item. On debug mode, the validator is being called ...
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Configuration error in JSS Sitecore Quick start for development

Configuration error while browsing Sitecore basic jss app after performing deployment steps mentioned in below link: https://jss.sitecore.net/#/setup/app-deployment?id=app-deployment