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

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Install-SitecoreConfiguration xconnect-solr.json - Error Invoke-ManageSolrCoreTask : Missing required parameter: name

What: I am trying to install sitecore XP1 architecture. I already have a signed certificate. My issue comes when I try to configure sitecore on my solr. Sitecore 9.0.1 rev. 171219. SOLR 6.6.4. ...
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Where to download Azure SDK 2.7.1 needed to deploy Sitecore Azure 8.1?

We are building a development environment for Sitecore 8.1 Update 1 with Sitecore Azure 8.1. Since Sitecore Azure requires Azure SDK 2.7.1 to be deployed, I am having such a bad day trying to figure ...
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How do you setup a 404 and 500 error page for missing files and media items?

When navigating to a url such as www.website.com/missing.pdf and www.website.com/-/media/missing.pdf you will either receive the IIS 404 Server Error message or a Sitecore document not found page. ...
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How can I disable xDB?

If I don't have a working connection to MongoDB and I don't want to use xDB functionality. Currently, my logs are being filled with errors. What is the configuration needed to disable xDB?
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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 more ...
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Handling 500 errors in sitecore multi site multi language environment [duplicate]

I found a similar question, but could not find out what I need from there I am trying to achieve a language-specific, content manageable, friendly error message page for 500 status code. What 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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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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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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Filter pages from Path Analyzer

In our site we have some Ajax calls for performance measurements and cookie management. These calls show up in the path analyzer and distort the statistics. They are reported as most visited and most ...
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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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Web Config Tranformation Namespace Issue

I need to transform web.config file for Prod CM and CD. To transform the assembly bindings for dependent assembly, I added below transform snippet on web.config.Prod.CM - <dependentAssembly ...
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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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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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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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How to find reason for warning 'Could not load device from the device dictionary'

I've setup a separate CD environment for Sitecore 9.0.1 and upon starting the website, I see 1 exception in the log files that is logged as a warning. I've made sure that the client xConnect ...
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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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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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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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Viewing the compiled Sitecore config on Content Delivery?

On Content Authoring servers, you can go to the control panel and view this page to see the compiled Sitecore config: /sitecore/admin/ShowConfig.aspx. It's also possible to do this via Sitecore Rocks....
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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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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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Sitecore 9.2 Virtual User Authentication and SessionId Cookie

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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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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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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How is the FXM bundle beacon constructed?

I am trying to implement FXM for a customer, with the purpose of collecting data from a bunch of WordPress based sites into a single repository. An example of such a site is http://dev.verum.se/test/...
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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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Patch attribute does not replace patch:source

This is not exactly a problem, more of an irritating itch... I have replaced the InitializeGlobalFilters with a patchfile called InitializeGlobalFilters.config: <configuration xmlns:patch="http://...
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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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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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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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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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Why CleanUp doesn't work for the Blobs Table?

We have a Sitecore 8.1.1 with Sharepoint Connector 2.1. the connector imports 4000 documents from the Sharepoint (max 10 GB). The problem is that the Blob Tables last time were more than 80 Gb on ...
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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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Config files change while upgrade sitecore 8.0

Currently, I have Sitecore 8.0(update 1) site and I want it to upgrade it to update 2. I am following the 8.0 Update-2 Upgrade Guide. In this guide, there is a step of Apply the configuration file ...
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When is the website's temp folder cleaned?

I'm trying to figure out when the temp folder gets cleaned. Talking about this setting in Sitecore.Config: `<sc.variable name="tempFolder" value="/temp"/>` From what I found, there is a ...
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Patch forceDownload in Sitecore media types for PDF files

I want to patch only the ForceDownload attribute in below config: <mediaLibrary> <mediaTypes> <mediaType name="PDF file" extensions="pdf"> <mimeType>...
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Does runAllManagedModulesForAllRequests need to be set to “true”

I want to prevent the Session module (and other unnecessary modules) from running for static resources (.js, .css, etc..)
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What is a pipeline?

In the Sitecore configuration, I see a lot of different nodes under the <pipelines> element. I have been through the Sitecore Certification course and don't recall us covering these in detail? ...
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Cannot patch Sitecore initialize pipeline (Sitecore 8.1 Update 3)

I am trying to patch the initialize pipeline to add a processor. I simply add the following config (obtained from a KB article here) in include folder: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> &...
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How to patch 'system.webServer' using Sitecore patch config file

The browser console was showing errors for woff font type. So, in the site's web.config I included this property and it was fixed. <system.webServer> ...... ...... <staticContent> <...
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Fixing wrong wizard titles

I use the WFFM module for a client. The problem is just that there are wrong texts in the wizard for inserting a form: Select Insert an existing form, press next. The subtitle under Select a Form is ...
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Can I use Sitecore's Configuration patching mechanics for my Identity Server configuration?

Fairly sure I can guess the answer, but getting this question on record is still useful. Long story short: Can I use config patch files to manage configuration settings on my Sitecore IS web ...
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Error: The type or namespace name 'MVC' does not exist in the namespace 'Sitecore' [closed]

I'm facing this issue in one of my testing instances: Sitecore 9.1.0 Inner Exception: c:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework64\v4.0.30319\Temporary ASP.NET Files\root\84f876eb\34615233\App_Web_events....
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Excluding template fields from indexing - difference between documentOptions exclusion vs regular exclusion

I reducing the number of fields which get indexed in my site. I looked at App_Config\Include\Sitecore.ContentSearch.Azure.DefaultIndexConfiguration.config and see the section <configuration <...
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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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