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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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WFFM Captcha Image not loaded on CD

I'm using Web Forms for Marketers 9.0 rev. 171003. Below is what loaded in CD I did add this under web.config, <system.webServer> <handlers> <add name="CaptchaImage" verb="*" path="...
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User externallogin redirect to public host after login

We have azure appservice for CD witch can be access through private url and public url. Private url is accessible just from internal network, and public url should be used by customer users. Customer ...
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Forms Fields not rendering on CD server

Our application is on Sitecore 9.0.2 , Azure PaaS The Forms are working as expected on Standalone and Content Management servers , but few form fields do not render on the website(CD) The forms and ...
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Sitecore Content delivery warmup/preload views

What is a good practice to speed up your CDs initial load times? I am using Sitecore 9.0 update 3. When I call a view/page the first time after deployment it's taking some time to load the page. So ...
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Why are Sitecore roles not persisting quick enough when using a scaled CD?

User scenario is as follows: Anonymous user navigates to website home page Automatically redirected to /login, which detects user is not authenticated & redirects to ADFS User authenticates on ...
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Can't reach any pages on published site in CD (404 error)

I'm using Sitecore 9.1 and SXA 1.8 I have 2 servers, 1 for CM and 1 for CD, I created a site on the CM server and published it, but whenever I try to access that site on the CD I am routed to the ...
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Computed index fields on Sitecore 9.1.1 CD server

I have a custom computedfield in Sitecore 9.1.1. I am getting the below error on CD server only as my web.config has: <add key="role:define" value="ContentDelivery" /> Current CustomIndex ...
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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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Instance name in multi-CD setup

Sitecore 8.1 rev 160302. I've inherited a website that I'm having issues with the indexes. There is 1xCM server and 3xCD servers. We're using Lucene so have separate versions of the indexes on all 3 ...
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Content Delivery Role on Sitecore 9 throws Post condition failed

We deployed our codebase on the upgraded instance on Sitecore 9.0.2 in an scaled environment with 1CM(for CM, Processing, Reporting), 1 xConnect and 2 CD (for Content Delivery Role). The CM and all ...
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Post Condition Failed on Sitecore 9 Content Delivery Server

The CD version of Sitecore 9 was installed on our CD server. The error below is typically seen with a SwitchMasterToWeb.config file issue in previous versions: Post condition failed Description: ...
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Lucene indexes not updating on CD

We have an issue in our UAT environment where the sitecore_web_index Lucene index is not getting updated on a content delivery server when content is published. I found this solution on Stack ...
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Security Hardening: Folder Access Question

In the security hardening directions for 8.2 on denying anonymous access the screen shots all show having all access disabled for the /sitecore/admin folder and others. The question is, those screen ...
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Sitecore Items Services API requests from CD Server

The below Url is working fine in our development environment and we want to move the respective config changes to Production CD Server only in order to make those API's public. Will the below API ...
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Sitecore multiple CD web databases publishing/indexing EventQueue database name

Say I have a single CM with 1x master db, 1x core db and 2x web dbs (2x publishing targets) for 2x CD servers in different regions. I can't call both web dbs "web" - one must be something different, e....
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Sitecore CD instance - Restrict access to Sitecore folder without blocking keepalive.aspx?

I have a CD/CM site which I hardened by restricting access to Sitecore by adding "sitecore" to the Hidden Segments in the Request Filtering section in IIS (second answer here). However, this has ...
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Sitecore Publishing.DisableDatabaseCaches Setting On a Content Delivery (CD) Server

Does <setting name="Publishing.DisableDatabaseCaches" value="true"/> have any effect at all on a CD server? I understand that the CM, which is the publishing server, would be affected by this ...
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How to differentiate between CD and CM?

What are the steps to easily identify which environment is configured for CD and CM? Suppose you are given with number Sitecore servers and you want to find out which one is being configured as. For ...
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Feature toggle CMS Content

We have a requirement where we need to make lots and lots of legally mandated content throughout the site. This also requires a significant content tree and data source restructure. And this content ...
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Could not find configuration node: contentSearch/indexConfigurations/indexUpdateStrategies/syncMaster

So, we're running Sitecore 9 on Azure. For some reason, on our CD, we're seeing the above error. You can see the full error message below. I haven't been able to find a lot of helpful information ...
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Content update to Sitecore application is not going live immediately

Our Sitecore application has a separate content editorial and content delivery sites. We publish content and it was working fine till recent days. Recently from a week or two, the content is not ...
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Requested document was not found when trying to upgrade Sitecore CD

I am trying to upgrade my Sitecore installation from 8.1 original release to 8.2 original release. I've successfully upgraded my CM instance, and so now I'm trying to do the same thing for my CD ...
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What can cause Sitecore web[data] cache to not be evicted on publish

I have a strange problem with my distributed CM/CD Sitecore 8.2 environment. Certain items and their children are published programmatically on a schedule after an automated update process. The ...
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Issue using CMS and CD urls in same browser

I have a CMS environment cms.<domain> and a CD environment www.<domain> All works fine when not logged into Sitecore, however when I am logged in to Sitecore on the CMS environment, then ...
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Pipeline For Media Library for CD

I'm new to Sitecore and I'm looking for the details of media library pipelines in CD. I'm trying to redirect media library link based on a flag. If the flag is checked for media library item then it ...
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Sitecore Federated Authentication on CD server

Using SXA 1.6 and Sitecore 9.01 I manage to enable Federated Authentication on CM so content editors can be authenticated using their Azure AD account using the guide from http://sitecore....
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Sitecore IP Geolocation - CM /CD

I am new to Sitecore and I need help with Geolocation service. We have a website build over Sitecore with CM and CD servers deployed on Azure. We activated IP Geolocation service on CM and its working ...
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Could not create instance of type: Sitecore.Data.Database error while Installing a Sitecore module on CD server

I imagined this would be fairly simple given the lack in posts about it (anywhere really) but we're hitting a bit of a problem with this one. The module in question is URL Rewrite. It's installed ...
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Web API 404 on content delivery server

I am using Sitecore on azure and have a CD and a CM server. The Web API works fine on CM but throws a 404 error (and no more information in logs). I have deleted the following dll files from server ...
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Virtual user custom properties missing on CD server

We have 2 load balanced CD servers. Session affinity is disabled on the load balancer and we are using MongoDB for session storage. User authentication is performed on a separate site. They are ...
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Need to have different IIS Rewrite rule on CD and CM while using Sitecore Azure Module

We are using the Sitecore Azure Module to deploy to CD delivery farms. We want to use an IIS Rewrite Rule to redirect all traffic on CD to SSL - however, we do not want the same rule applied on CM (...
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What webServer handlers does a sitecore CD instance need?

Security Bulletin SC2017-001-170504 asks us to remove some handlers from CD, but looking at them I'm not sure if any of the others are actually needed. SC V8.2.1 <handlers> <add name="...
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Do I really need MediaItemContentExtractor if I'm not indexing media?

I have a site that allows visitors to upload a PDF via a WFFM form. However, each time a visitor does so, the logs fill up with the following errors: ManagedPoolThread #2 17:14:20 WARN Could not ...
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Index has not been initialized on content delivery server

I'm using Sitecore on Azure, and I followed the wizard to create a project with a CD and a CM. I have a custom index "SinglePageUrl" on both of them with a web and a master version to rewrite some ...
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How do I get to know the CD server Cache details

Sitecore Admin will not present in CD server, how to get to know the Cache limit and usage in CD server. In local environment, where CD and CM are available we'll use the below URL. http://[domain]/...
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Html.Sitecore().Controller on a CD - No route in the route table matches the supplied values

I am having a similar problem to InvalidOperationException: No route in the route table matches the supplied values That is, I am getting the error: No route in the route table matches the ...
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Request is not available in this context [closed]

Any ideas on how to fix this error on my Content Delivery server? My Content Management environment is working fine. Sitecore 7.5 Server Error in '/' Application. Request is not available in this ...
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Configure content management and content delivery on Sitecore 7.2

I am looking for a guideline on configuring CD and CM servers. Sitecore provided this guideline but it is for Sitecore 8.0 and up. I am looking for Sitecore 7.2 guideline. Please let me know if there'...
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Best practice for Content Delivery in relation to databases

In a client's environment, a user login in will be added a role in order to have access to secured content. This mean that during the login operation, the user itself will be modified and saved. ...
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Sitecore_list_index on CDs

What exactly is the sitecore_list_index used for? Can it be deleted or can its crawling strategy be set to manual on CDs without affecting any other part of Sitecore?
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Lucene search in load balance environment is not showing proper results

I'm using Lucene for Search in Load balanced environment. Indexes are working fine, but sometimes index is updating in only one of the servers. If we rebuild the index manually then its showing proper ...
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Trouble creating content item using Glass Mapper on a CD server

I have a Sitecore 8.1 CD server. I have a page where a user can create a new shipping address and save it back to the Master database. I am using Glass Mapper for this. Here is my code: Models....
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Content delivery setup - Lucene indexes

I have an issue that Lucene indexes are not updated or properly created on the content delivery server after a rebuild of the indexes on the content management server or after an item publish. The ...
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One CD in Two-CD Cluster Not Writing Logs

I have a CD environment in a two-CD cluster running Sitecore 8.1u2, and today I noticed that my CD2 environment is not writing to its logs, even though it is running exactly as expected. I verified ...