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Why do we have Marketing Automation and Reference Data connection string on CD if xConnect Collection Service reads and writes interaction data?

In the documentation, Sitecore says the following: The xConnect Collection service reads and writes interaction data. For example, the Content Delivery role submits web interactions to the xConnect ...
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Where do I add/update the Brightcove configuration to add scheduling for Sitecore?

Hi I recently installed Brightcove Connector v10.1. Where do I add/update the configuration to add scheduling for Sitecore?
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"security: "require"="sitecore" in sitecore config

What does "security: "require" in sitecore configuration mean? <sitecore role:require="Standalone or ContentManagement" security:require="Sitecore"> Does it ...
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Configuring Sitecore Publishing Service to update multiple custom indexes

I'm currently trying to set up the Sitecore Publishing Service on an instance of Sitecore 10.1 (the page for all of the downloads and instructions is here) Without the publishing service, we rely on 4 ...
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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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how to create patch for changing cache size limits in sitecore config

Using Sitecore 10.0.1 I need to change the Prefetch and AccessResultCacheSize to 500 MB The Prefetch cache size is set as below in one config file <prefetch hint="raw:AddPrefetch"> &...
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What is the "Processing role?"

I'm patching form Sitecore 10.2.0 to 10.2.2, and in documentation it has the following line: Updating Web.config on ContentManagement/ContentDelivery/Processing roles I know what CM and CD are, but I'...
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How to only allow the creation of a child item by given template

I have a requirement to only allow users to create child item by given template. I am thinking to create a template called TemplatedFolder with one field called AllowedTemplateIds as Treelist to ...
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seeing this error after sitecore installtion ,local setup Could not find configuration node: databases/database[@id='web_am'], what could be the issue [duplicate]

I am facing issue on doing local setup for this sitecore, Could not find configuration node: databases/database[@id='web_am'] not sure why and where exactly this issue is occuring,and what could be ...
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How do set all Sitecore Cookies as HttpOnly [duplicate]

I'm new to Sitecore, for my new Project, I need to make a few customizations in cookie creation. Is there any way to force the Sitecore to create cookies with HttpOnly as 'true'? I'm using Sitecore 10 ...
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Adding a frame-ancestor header only for a specific site

Is it possible to add a frame-ancestor header only for a specific site in our multisite Sitecore environment? What I saw were articles suggesting to add the header in the web.config but that would add ...
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Set default decimal format for numbers (period instead of comma)?

I have a site whose production instance is hosted in Germany, which we are currently upgrading (8.2 to 10.1). We have decimals that are displayed on the site, and because the prod server is German the ...
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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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How to use xdt transform to remove role:require attribute

I am using xdt transforms to modify my Sitecore.config file for different environments. I want to remove a role:require="!ContentDelivery" attribute. I'm targeting the following element: <...
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Issue with custom errors configuration in my Sitecore 10.1 instance

I am facing an issue whereby custom errors are not redirecting to error page configured. I have custom errors remote only set in the web.config as below: <customErrors mode="RemoteOnly" ...
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Inject parameters and an object into pipeline processor using DI

How do I pass a parameter to the processor's constructor AND resolve its dependencies? In the config I have: <processor type="Feature.ErrorHandling.Pipeline.HttpRequest.PageNotFoundProcessor, ...
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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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Need to authorize email sending with API instead of SMTP

Security policy is requiring us to update passwords regularly, and this includes service accounts previously in use for services such as SMTP from our web servers. We are looking to use the Gmail API (...
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Sitecore 10.2 on Azure Virtual machine

I am new to Sitecore and trying to create a Sitecore development environment. I was planning to build an Azure Virtual machine with Windows 11 Pro N, 16 GB RAM. Just wanted to confirm that If we can ...
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How to disable all Cortex services

I want to disable all Cortex services in my 10.2 XP1 environment. I am getting the following in the log Connection string 'cortex.processing.engine' is not found. Because there is no Cortex Processing ...
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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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Unable to hide/disable Config file from sitecore

I want disable couple of config files using patch file or edit layer.config file.Have included below peace of lines of code to disable file. I can disable specific config by adding .disable/example to ...
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Error - Sitecore is configured for item serialization but it's creating YAML files

I'm using Sitecore 9.3 and when I try to serialize an item by Developer > Serialize Tree, the item generated always has the extension ".yaml". However, I'd like the extension ".item&...
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Enabling federated authentication using a feature flag in Code

We have managed to configure our Auth0 custom identity provider in our solution. Migrating from forms authentication however will take a bit more effort than just a bunch of config. In order to avoid ...
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Sitecore IP Geolocation only works on CM, NOT CD

So I am having an issue with my Geolocation on my CD server, it only comes back with US regardless if trying it from India, Australia or anywhere. CM comes back with the correct country code. I have ...
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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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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 files 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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