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

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Sitecore 9 and custom solr indexes

I'm working with Sitecore 9 and solr 6.2.2. I am trying to create a custom index and in this index I'm only including a few fields. One of the fields is called OfficeLocation and it's a string. When ...
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Sitecore 9.1 and Active Directory compatibility question

I was looking into installing Sitecore 9.1 and was reviewing the modules compatibility table for XP (https://kb.sitecore.net/articles/541788) and was surprised to see no support for Active Directory ...
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Solr log: Multiple values encountered for non multiValued field _basetemplates_s

I'm on Solr 4.10.4, Sitecore 8.1 160519. The configuration of the custom index is <field fieldName="_basetemplates" returnType="string" multiValued="true" storageType="yes" indexType="untokenized"...
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Manage handlers in web.config for different environments

I removed some of the handlers on root web.config and place it on the subfolder sitecore/web.config but it looks like the handlers on subfolder is not working. Here's the content of sitecore/web....
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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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Is it possible to remove prefetch cache settings from sitecore version 8.X?

I want to disable the prefetch cache settings. Is there any way to disable them? I tried deleting the files from prefetch folder but site throws exception.
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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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CD server throws “Unknown connection string. Name: 'master'”

I think I'm completely missing some step in my CD server deployment as I'm setting up my first XP Scaled environment in Azure and I'm facing the following issue with my CD server: Unknown ...
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Sitecore 9.1 + PHP 7.2 = all form fields being removed by Sitecore on POST events

Mixing Sitecore and PHP has worked for all versions up till 9.1. Now PHP pages render fine, but when you post to a page, the $_POST collection is empty now. I took a vanilla Sitecore 9.1 instance ...
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Custom Azure Search Index returns '&search=This_Is_Equal_ConstNode_Return_Nothing' for searches

I have setup an custom Azure Search index in Sitecore 8.2 u7 and was getting no results returned even though I have data in it (I can see the data in the Azure console). Looking in the Sitecore Search ...
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Is Website\App_Config\Include\Sitecore.Upgrade82.config required after upgrading to Sitecore 9.x?

On our Sitecore 9.0.x environments we have a file at Website\App_Config\Include\Sitecore.Upgrade82.config with the following contents. <configuration xmlns:patch="http://www.sitecore.net/xmlconfig/...
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Why use Patch Files to update configuration?

Some Sitecore documentation I found says.. Do not make changes directly to the configuration files. Instead, you must create a patch file that performs the required changes during run time. But it ...
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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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Opening Content Editor taking too long time to load

I have configured an environment for Sitecore XP 8.2.7 and it seems it is not somehow using cache properly when opening Content Editor since it takes just too long time for the initial loading. What ...
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Multiple websites hosted in the same app pool

Is it possible to have two or more Sitecore instances with different code bases running in the same (single) application pool?
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Can I encrypt the Sitecore Publishing Service connection strings?

Is there a way to encrypt the connection strings of the Sitecore Publishing Service? I don't want the connection strings to stay in clear text on the server, nor leave the system in Sitecore support ...
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Can we remove default.aspx page from deploy location?

What is the use of default.aspx page(present in deploy location) which comes with Sitecore installation? If we remove, will it have any impact? Sitecore: 8.2 update 3
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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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What does this “Domain User” mean in Sitecore 8.2.7 Installation Guide?

I have installed Sitecore 8.2.7 couple of times. But recently I figured out that I might have missed the step in the following section, "Windows Authentication for Sitecore". I am not sure what the "...
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Log file not updated

I am running Sitecore 9 and am experiencing moments when the Sitecore log is no longer updated (i.e. written to). I have a default log4net configuration. Only addition I have is a rolling log file ...
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Index sitecore_marketingdefinitions_web was not found exception Sitecore 9 XP1 scaled [duplicate]

I have a distributed Sitecore 9 Update 2 XP1 on prem setup. Getting below exception only on the CD servers, upon refresh the error goes away. Any ideas to resolve this? Server Error in '/' ...
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What does connection strings look like when we use failover group on Azure?

I have two Azure SQL servers and a failover group that allow Sitecore to refer to the other SQL server in case of disaster recovery. I have just installed Sitecore version 8.2.7 but I cannot login ...
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Installing Sitecore 9.0.2 SIF generates wrong marketingdefinitions_master configuration

After configuring SIF installer for Sitecore 9.0.2 installation as follows # Start Install Import-Module SitecoreInstallFramework $prefix = "foo" ... #install solr cores for sitecore $solrParams = @{...
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Sitecore 9 Installation, CPU now at 100% usage

I've installed Solr & Sitecore 9 using the following tutorials/scripts and now my CPU usage is at 100 percent, stemming mostly from Java and XConnectSearchIndexer as per the screenshot. Has ...
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“WARN Request is redirected to document not found page” message shown in the log file

I have configured CD server according to the official document and spreadsheet and also disabled anonymous IIS access to admin, login, shell folders and default.aspx file. However, after changing IIS ...
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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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Cannot connect to Control Panel on CD server after configurating

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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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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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 more ...
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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 ...