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

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config transformation in docker

We are currently working on migrating our Sitecore solution to docker. Earlier we were utilizing octopus for config transformation between CD and CM server roles and variable replacement between ...
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Could not find add method: AddIndex (type: Sitecore.ContentSearch.ContentSearchConfiguration) Sitecore 10.1

Just loaded Sitecore 10.1 locally, and was successful bringing up the generic Sitecore Site. Then I published my Website which is our live production site to come up, pointed my connectionStrings to ...
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Cannot create identity provider with nonexistent sitecore domain "ad"

I just built a local instance of Sitecore 10.1 and I was able to bring up an Instance of Sitecore 10.1. Then, I pointed my connectionStrings to my DEV environment and published my current Sitecore ...
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Switching out connection strings in Sitecore 10

I'm in the process of upgrading from Sitecore 8.2 to Sitecore 10x. With Sitecore 8.2 I was easily able to switch between databases simply by swapping out the connectionstrings, preferably by web....
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Sitecore Form __RequestVerificationToken cookie missing

I'm working on a Sitecore 10.1.0 upgrade and getting this issue where the __RequestVerificationToken cookie is not in the request. I think I had the same issue in 9.1.1 but don't recall the solution. ...
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Local site login is not working in Chrome and Edge

Has anyone experienced that their login in the local site is not working in Chrome and Edge? I have a local sitecore site installed in my machine and I have implemented my own provider for logging ...
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Config patch with patch:attribute results in a duplicate setting

I am trying to patch the GenerateCacheKey processor of the mvc.renderRenering pipeline and for some reason my patch modifies the original processor (expected) but also adds a duplicate processor at ...
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Not able to browse or publish to a secondary publishing target (staging) via CM

We are migrating to Sitecore 10.1 (Full Azure Paas), we have added a new publishing target following this documentation (link). All databases were created using ARM template, we have a blue/green ...
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Can Sitecore 9.1 be configured to have LB from application perspective?

Does Sitecore 9.1 have any option to have internal Load balance ? As we have two CD, can sitecore internally manage the Load balancing rather than server/LB doing the Load balance. Thanks for you kind ...
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Is item/data cache necessary for each site in a Sitecore instance?

As per the below link - cache configuration - is this cache to be configured from site definition point of view for each sites or configured in a single Sitecore instance where it has to be based ...
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Sitecore 9.3 Identity Server Redirects to 404

I configured a content management server with Identity server. Accessing the CM server takes me to the Identity server correctly, but after logging it redirects me to https://cm-sitecore93.test.com/...
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Bypass Sitecore for specific directories

I'm not sure my title is ideal, so I am open to suggestions because I wasn't sure how to phrase it. I am trying to create a Let's Encrypt cert using CertBot and it creates a file inside the /.well-...
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Compilation Error after integrating VS2017 and Sitecore 9.3

I am newbie to 9.3, Installed and browsed the sitecore project. Tried to integrate with Visual project by adding reference file sitecore.kernel.dll, sitecore.client.dll, system.web.mvc and deleted ...
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How to secure critical information in Sitecore applications

We've a requirement to secure certain passwords and userIDs. These can't be in config files. Wanted to know if Sitecore has any tools or any best practices defined for such data storage? Any keystore ...
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Run setting value of config file on ContentDelivery server only

We would like to run particular setting value on ContentDelivery or ContentManagement server only in Sitecore 9.1.1. Config file <configuration xmlns:patch="http://www.sitecore.net/xmlconfig/&...
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What does "Keyword not supported: 'endpoint'" mean and how does it relate to the "messaging" connectionstring?

I'm encountering the following issue but can't find any documentation to troubleshoot this issue. Any tips? 51324 09:55:20 ERROR Messaging : IMessageBus failed to start 'Sitecore.Marketing.Automation....
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Enabling Caching.CacheKeyIndexingEnabled.ItemCache causes error message on save and publish

Upon saving the home item I see the following error: Could not find configuration node: databases/database[@id='staging'] There are no files on the system (config, yml) that contain "staging&...
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Making config settings configurable for user

I am using Sitecore 9.3, SXA. I want to make some of the current config settings configurable from within Sitecore. I have created a template with all of the fields (e.g. MediaResponse single text ...
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Could not compute value for ComputedIndexField - Service Host URI is not a Valid URI

We have a sitecore 9.1.1 CM instance configured to use Azure Cloud. We have the relevant configurations enabled & disabled for each instance. However we are seeing the following: 16784 22:55:11 ...
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Sitecore website as a subsite of an existing non-Sitecore website

We have two websites: the first one is non-Sitecore website (e.g. 'www.non-sitecore-site.com') the second one is Sitecore website (e.g. 'www.sitecore-site.com') My task is to make the second one (...
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Explore mode GeoIP data not available

In Sitecore Experience Editor Explore view I am facing one issue in which I am not getting any country list in GeoIP section under Visitor information. Below is the screenshot of my page. Please ...
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Apply patch to web.config in sitecore

I am little new to sitecore and I got a work thats bugging me. I was given a task to applying sitecore patches to the project and deploy to Dev. There were 3 patches. I completed the first two as it ...
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How to configure Solr to treat European English language the same as international English

I'm configuring a few sites within my solution to use "European English" (en-150 yes, it's weird, but it is a valid culture!). Does Solr treat all en- languages the same, or will I need to set up ...
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PDF files downloading rather than opening in a tab

We recently upgraded to Sitecore 9 and noticed that our PDF links are now downloading rather than opening in a new tab. I have tried changing the forceDownload in the the Sitecore.config to false, ...
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Sitecore 9.3 with solr - Computed field is not showing up in index, nor is ComputeFieldValue executed

I think I may be missing an important piece of information, but I am currently trying to get a computed field to show up in my Solr index. I did not have any issues doing this in Sitecore 7.5 with ...
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How do you disable rel='noreferrer' for external links?

Our ProtectExternalLinksWithBlankTarget is set to true so all our external links have the rel='noopener noreferrer' attribute, but we need to be able to allow some external links to be recognized as ...
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Allow public access to Staging website, but block access to CMS by IP

I'm looking to limit access to Staging CMS by IP. At the same time, the Staging website should be accessible to anyone irrespective of the IP. The website is hosted on Azure App Service. I ...
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is there a way to merge web config entries during sitecore upgrade?

we are upgrading our site from sitecore 8.1 to 9.1. hence like to know how the 9.1 instance web config file can be merged with existing 8.1 web config entries. is this has to be manual or is there any ...
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"Index sitecore_suggested_test_index was not found" on CM 8.2 after changing the default Solr index name

I am running: 8.2 Update 7 Solr xDB and Tracking enabled The Solr instance is shared across DEV and QA, so I need to prefix the index names for all of the indexes so that they do not conflict. I ...
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Custom Processing Engine Service Not Working

I'm trying to implement a test Processing Engine service to get started with Sitecore Cortex and ML.NET -> https://www.brimit.com/blog/dive-sitecore-cortex-machine-learning-introduction. Issue: I've ...
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Why am I receiving a message Could not find configuration node: databases/database @id=master?

Here is what I am hoping to do: I would like to upload a media item to the Media Library. Here is my Code: Here is my App.config <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <configuration>...
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What permissions does Sitecore need to manage Solr?

Solr 6.1.0 + Zookeeper + Basic Authentication Sitecore 8.0 Update-5 What are the minimum permissions required for Sitecore to manage Solr? The official documentation says nothing about this AFAICT ...
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Setting up "Hot reload" for frontend assets

We would like to improve the frontend development experience in our Sitecore 9.2 solution and provide something like "hot reload", i.e. the frontend is built auto-magically and published to wwwroot, ...
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Index core names and rebuild core

I've noticed in Sitecore 9 (at least through 9.1.1) that the value of <param desc="core> is based on the prefix you use during installation (IE, if you chose "local" as a prefix, the core is ...
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Coveo Config based on Environment [closed]

I am new to coveo and our dev environment is not working as expected, I am trying to duplicate the QA Environment and set up dev environment When i do this what are all the changes i should keep in ...
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LINQPad DirectoryNotFoundException: "Could not find a part of the path"

With Sitecore 8.0 update 5 and LINQPad Sitecore Driver 1.9.0.2 I am receiving the following error when attempting to run a vanilla query: It's strange that this isn't utilizing the specified web root ...
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Is it possible to create a patch config file for log level?

I've created this patch file for a Sitecore 9 instance, but looking at showconfig.aspx it has had no effect. The config file name begins with a 'z' to try to ensure it's processed last. <?xml ...
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Does this error MediaRequestProtection: An invalid/missing hash value was encountered show only in logs or a Yellow Page? [duplicate]

We are seeing this logs in our Sitecore application, we already saw some of the fixes and we are just wandering if this error makes the page in exception(yellow) page? or this has nothing to do in the ...
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Should ConnectionStrings.config be in source control/VS?

Or alternatively should ConnectionStrings.config just be left up to the server environment and never part of your VS publish?
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Should you include patch files in your project and source control?

If yes, then what if you have different patches for different environments? Would you then put a transform(for publishing) on the Patch.config file? (same question - put transforms on ...
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Sitecore 9.2 Virtual User Authentication and SessionId Cookie [closed]

On the project I'm working on, we have chosen to use Sitecore 9.2 XM with Identity Server disabled. Where in the pipeline should I expect to see the ASP.NET_SessionId cookie get generated to be sent ...
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Sitecore 9.1.1 Azure Search custom index not updating when running rebuild

I'm trying to port an application to Azure Search from Solr. I've got the sitecore indexes working and rebuilding. The documents are being added to the azure search index. However for any custom ...
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How to specify custom CD Server URL for Language (.co.in instead of /en-in)

Im currently trying to set the publish url for a specific language on the CD server. On the CM server the URL is mysite.com/en-in I want the CD servers URL to be mysite.co.in. How do I specify the CD ...
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Change value of SC_ANALYTICS_GLOBAL_COOKIE to false

Can we override SC_ANALYTICS_GLOBAL_COOKIE through code? Meaning, in my configuration file I set to true, through code I want to set it to false for a particular user. Is it possible?
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Ip hashing in Sitecore

Following the Sitecore documentation, if Sitecore.Analytics.Lookups.IpHashProvider is set then the IP addresses will be in hashed. My configuration file contains value as below: <add name="default"...
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What is the equivalent of the "DataProviderTimeout" setting in Sitecore 9

I want to temporarily increase the timeout settings in a Sitecore 9 environment while I run the tool for removing broken links (https://stackoverflow.com/questions/28725537/how-to-remove-broken-links-...
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Patching an attribute using non-patching syntax

In Sitecore config patch files, both of the following will give the same result: <configuration xmlns:patch="http://www.sitecore.net/xmlconfig/" xmlns:role="http://www.sitecore.net/...
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Sitecore Context null in web.config handler

I'm trying to create a handler to intercept index.cfm files, as we're migrating from an old ColdFusion system to Sitecore. I've designated the handler like this: <system.webServer> <...
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WebDAV disabled but still getting PROPFIND error

I have a Sitecore 8.2 site. WebDav is disabled on the CD as per https://doc.sitecore.com/developers/82/sitecore-experience-platform/en/disable-webdav.html# by disabling the Sitecore.WebDAV.config. ...
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Is there a way to set a page to show clients while the sitecore site restarts?

A sitecore restart takes anywhere from 2-5 minutes. Many other CMSes have a screen show to clients while the restart is taking effect. Is there any way to do this in sitecore?

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