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

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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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NullReferenceException when executing pathAnalyzer/newMapAgent

I'm a new maintainer for an instance of Sitecore 8.2. I'm seeing this error a lot in the logs: 1664 16:28:00 WARN Could not find constructor in ReflectionUtil.CreateObject: Sitecore.PathAnalyzer....
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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 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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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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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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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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Unknown Connection String.Name: 'core' error

I was setting up one of the sites in my local and I am facing the Unknown Connection String. Name: 'core' error when I try to browse the site. Have imported the databases into my local SQL management ...
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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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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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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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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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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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What would cause a rendering to not show in preview mode for non-admins?

I have a rendering that shows fine for admin users but doesn't display for non-admins in preview mode. This happens on our production server but on our development server the rendering displays fine ...
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Boosting in solr vs lucene

I am changing the search engine from lucene to solr , and i want to make config changes in my custom indexes , i am using the search_keywords field for the predictive search , and the field is also ...
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How do I interpret the results of the config changes for the Sitecore Express Migration Tool?

I have run the Sitecore Express Migration Tool 3.1 to migrate a 7.2 instance to 9.0 and I am very confused by the different diff and disabled migrated config files. I have read the EMT guide (...
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Why there is no OOTB LanguageDefinition for a Language which name is "en"?

I'm using a vanilla Sitecore 82u6. When checking the .showconfig.aspx page I realized that the default language name is: <setting name="ClientLanguage" value="en" patch:source="Sitecore....
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Sitecore 9 Forms - SimpleInjector conflicting with FormBuilderController

Sitecore 9.0.1 (rev. 171219) SimpleInjector v.4.3.0 Glass.Mapper v.4.5.0.4 Steps To Reproduce: In the Sitecore dashboard I click on the Forms button Click the Create button and select Blank Form On ...
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Error message "loading hook" for content search

I have configured two Sitecore servers (CM and CD) using Sitecore 8.2.7. On CD server, Sitecore page is properly shown on the browser but there is a error message shown in the log folder as shown ...
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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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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
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Invalidated single key on properties database

For persistent storage our system has used Properties database. The value is incremented per request base. this works fine with single server environment as the application context is same. But ...
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Web.config builder section prefixes don't match App Service behavior

The stock web.config contains this entry: <configBuilders> <builders> <add name="SitecoreAppSettingsBuilder" mode="Strict" prefix="...
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Encrypt connection string credentials from Web.config to ConnectionStrings.config

I need to move secret credential values from Web.config to ConnectionStrings.config in baseline folder, how can I do that?
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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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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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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 files sitecore.kernel.dll, sitecore.client.dll, system.web.mvc and deleted ...
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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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Need to know the configuration files to be modified in CD server

I have installed Sitecore 9.1 XP scaled(XP1) topology using PowerShell script shared in installation guide. I have sitecore.cm, sitecore.cd and other app process installed (REP,PRC,etc). When i ...
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Sitecore images served as ashx when Media.RequestionExtension setting is blank

We've just deployed to a new environment and expected images from the Media library to be referenced with their original file extensions e.g. .jpg as Media.RequestionExtension setting is "". They are ...
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Keepalive.aspx - The underlying connection was closed: An unexpected error occurred on a send

CM and CD hosted in azure web apps. We are seeing a quiet lot of exception below on both CD and CMS environments. Note that we have a patch file which patches and we have custom rewrite rule from ...
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Locate web.config to implement 404 page

I'm really new with Sitecore and I'm not sure where to perform this change. So far I only know the CMS web interface which is very limited. How can I locate the web.config file? What tool should I use?...
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