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Questions tagged [data-exchange-framework]

All questions on the Data Exchange Framework - a framework used to build connections that integrate third-party content, analytics, and other data with the Sitecore Experience Platform.

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Why doesn't the Static Method Value Reader resolve my method in Data Exchange Framework?

Sitecore 9.0.2, DEF 2.0.1 I have a basic Static Method Value Reader set up: It is supposed to call the configured method here: namespace Custom.Sc.DataExchange.Framework.ValueReaders { public ...
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How do I convert a string into a checkbox with Data Exchange Framework?

Sitecore 9.0.2, DEF 2.0.1 As part of my data import, I need to bring in a Status column that contains two possible values: Active Inactive I want to represent these as a checkbox field in Sitecore, ...
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Set the iteration count for DEF

I am wondering where in code to update the Entities submitted. I would have expected the Iterate Data and Run Pipeline1 pipeline to handle the count with each iteration. But mine stays 0 all the way ...
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Data Exchange Framework Resolve Sitecore Item from bucket? [duplicate]

Sitecore 9.0.2, DEF 2.0.1 I have a pipeline that imports data and creates/updates items in a folder. Unfortunately, the data set that will be used is quite large, so we need to add these items to a ...
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How to delete custom provider from Data Exchange Framework

I've created a test custom provider for Data Exchange Framework 2.0.1 and decided it's no longer necessary. How do I remove it completely and safely?
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Issue synchronizing CRM marketing lists with Data Exchange Framework 1.4

When synchronizing marketing lists with CRM, about 600 marketing lists is being created in Sitecore and CRM contacts are created with marketing list id's. Everything looks right and i can even create ...
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Batch Pipeline to sync contact

information and it is not getting sychronized. "DEBUG [Data Exchange] Cannot resolve entity model from location or entity model is null. (pipeline: Process Single Contact from xConnect Pipeline, ...
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Data Exchange Framework Tenant Service: The requested document was not found

I found the Data Exchange Framework Tenant Service useful for me on a project and started to research it as it is pretty new tool. But I faced an issue. I have installed all Tenant Service packages ...
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Convertiong XConnect Contact to Salesforce Contact [duplicate]

I have faced the below error during "xConnect Contacts to Salesforce Sync". i tried to map xconnect contact data to salesforce contact data. ManagedPoolThread #2 16:23:19 INFO [Data Exchange] ...
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Sitecore XConnect XdbCollectionUnavailableException - Forbidden

I have installed xConnect for sitecore 9.0.2 using SIF 1.2.1 and configured it according to the documentation. I have also installed the xDB Data Migration Tools and when running the Troubleshooter ...
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Submitting contact to salesforce

i'm trying to migrate XConnect contact data to salesforce CRM using Data Exchange Framework (Connect for salesforce 2.0.1) After clicking "xConnect Contacts to Salesforce Sync" no error message shown ...
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Custom filter criteria for sitecore xConnect Provider for Data Exchange Framework

We have a requirement for filtering out the sitecore xConnect contacts who have visited the site in the last 24hours. These data needs to be synced to a Slaesforce custom object using Data Exchange ...
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DEF Run Selected Pipeline Batches Command as Admin User

I have a pipeline batch which sync external data into Sitecore items. I extend RunPipelineBatchCommand to run as admin user, default is running as Context.User: protected override User ...
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Sitecore DEF 2.0.1 Custom Filter Expressions

How can I specify multiple 'Contact Filter' or create a custom one for 'Read Contacts from xConnect' pipeline step ?
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DEF IValueReader not being read after upgrade to 2.0 from 1.4

I converted a site to Sitecore 9 and upgraded DEF from 1.4 to 2.0. I made the appropriate code changes from Adam Conn file based example. But now when I debug the EventFieldValueAccessorConverter is ...
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Data Exchange Framework - Multiple CopyObjectFromContextToNewLocationStepConverter

Using Sitecore 9.0.1, and DEF 2.0.1, we are importing "experiences" from an API. This experience json contains "point geometries" and "trail uses" The Pipeline steps "Handle Point Geometries" and "...
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xDB Data Migration tool and vanila Sitecore instance

Is it possible to migrate xDB data from existing Sitecore 8.2 to a fresh Sitecore 9.x instance using the xDB Data Migration tool? I mean if I install a fresh Sitecore 9.x instance (not upgraded one), ...
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Data Exchange Framework and Item Versions

Using DEF 2.0.1 and Sitecore 9.0.1, we have a DEF import process that imports items from an API and creates Sitecore items. Thats works OK until we introduce versions of an item: But we have fields ...
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Need to access Parent Field

Using Sitecore 9.0 and DEF 2.0.1, imagine I am processing this json: { "name": "XXX", "id" : "1234, "childobject": [ { "id": "1", "name": "YYY", "type": "AAA" }, ...
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How to add facet values to a new contact using DEF?

I'm trying to create new contacts (in SC 9.0.1) via DEF 2.0.1. I'm reading the data from the Azure Service Bus already. When the contacts with my specific identifier don't exist yet, they are ...
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Handle several collections of children items on data import

I managed to import the data with Parent-Child relations (below you can see that I have several pipelines for different types of items - red for parent; green for subfolder; blue for children). ...
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Data Exchange Framework is returning missing plugin error when running pipeline batch

I am working on Sitecore Data Exchange Framework 1.4.1 with Sitecore 8.2 Update 1 wherein I have to read data from XML web service and write to Sitecore Content editor. I have created the Data ...
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RESTful provider Pipeline Batch error: “One or more errors occurred”

Iam using sitecore 9 and installed the DEF, and have been trying to make it work. I followed the steps given here http://dataexchange.loveyourdemo.com/use-restful-provider/news/create-connector/add-...
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Empty Pipeline Batch Log file after running

I am using Sitecore 9.0 version 171219 with data exchange framework 2.0 and after following the steps in the below link to use restful provider and starting the pipeline patch nothing happened and the ...
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Resolve Multilanguage Sitecore Item Dictionary Pipeline Step does not take into account Parent for Item Location setting

I have an issue with adding of child items under just created parent item. I am using an approach from this post. However, I have an issue because I am using multilanguage pipeline steps (details ...
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Getting duplicate data on server. Indexing issue?

Using Sitecore 9.0.1 and DEF 2.0.1, I have a pipeline which reads from an API and then resolves matching Sitecore items using the standard ResolveSitecoreItemStepProcessor and ...
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XML Provider returning Unable to get value reader for identifier error

I'm Using Sitecore 9.0.1 with Data Exchange Framework 2.0.1, i followed the following example for adding a custom xml provider : https://www.bugdebugzone.com/2017/04/xml-provider-for-sitecore-data-...
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ReadSitecoreItemsStepProcessor and Buckets

Using DEF 2.0.1 and Sitecore 9, when reading Sitecore items using ReadSitecoreItemsStepProcessor, it doesn't find items from the source specified by Item Root when the folder is a bucket e.g. in ...
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How can I use the Sitecore Data Exchange Framework to create child items from XML data?

I am building a custom XML provider for SC9.0.1 / DEF 2.0.1. The example XML below shows a simple list of Doctors. And each Doctor has a list of Facilities. I would like to be able to sync the doctors ...
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Exclude Active Filter not working properly in DEF / CRM Connect 1.4.1

We have recently migrated Data Exchange Framework (DEF) and also CRM Connect module from 1.0 to 1.4.1. We have created from scratch new tenant and added pipelines, value mappings, and other DEF ...
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Data Exchange Framework 2.0.1 - Data from API to be created in multiple Sitecore Folders

Using Sitecore 9.0.1, and DEF 2.0.1, we have pipelines set-up which read attributes from an API, and then update / create an attribute item in Sitecore: We now need to change this so that attributes ...
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Data Mapping for multilingual strings using Code

I asked a question related to a configuration of mappings via code some time ago. I have an issue with adding of multilingual strings to a target(Sitecore) item. Initial question: Data Mapping Using ...
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Sync Sitecore Item into Dynamics CRM Custom Entity

I am trying to sync from Dynamics CRM into Sitecore/Xdb in both ways using Dynamics CRM 2.0.1 I can do next sync: Dynamics CRM to xDb xDb to Dynamics CRM Contacts Dynamics CRM entity to Sitecore ...
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xDB to CRM sync for leads not working in DEF 1.4.1

It seems that the architecture of the synchronization of leads from xDB to CRM has been changed in the the new version of CRM connectore module, 1.4.1. It is working for Contact, where by default the ...
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Data Exchange Framework - Sitecore Item Field Value Accessor doesn't work with inherited fields

Using DEF 2.0.1 and Sitecore 9.0.1, I want a Sitecore Item Field Value Accessor to access a field that is inherited from a base template. The default tree view for the Field property of Sitecore Item ...
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How to handle child data collections

Using Sitecore 9.0.1 and DEF 2.0.1, to process JSON from an API. This works well until I have child entities in the json. E.g. { "name": "XXX", "short_description": null, "description": null, ...
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Getting Identifier Value of a Sitecore Item

Using Sitecore 9.0.1 and DEF 2.0.1, is there any way to get the identifier value of a Sitecore item? Im not referring to the Sitecore item ID but the value of the field specified as the Itentifier ...
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Custom Pipeline Step never called

Using DEF 2.0.1 and Sitecore 9.0.1, I have a custom pipeline step to publish items that have been updated [RequiredPipelineStepPlugins(new Type[] { typeof(EndpointSettings) })] class ...
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Data Exchange Framework - need to install package on content delivery severs?

The DEF installation guide says that In most cases, data synchronization will not run on Sitecore delivery servers. The data that is synchronized, however, is used on those servers. As a result,...
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Pipeline Step to Resolve Target Item

I had an issue with a pipeline step "Resolve Target Item". Env-nt: Sitecore.NET 9.0.1 (rev. 171219) Data Exchange Framework 2.0.1 Installed packages: Data Exchange Framework SDK 2.0.1 Sitecore ...
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Consuming a RESTFUL API with entity relationships

Using DEF 2.01 and Sitecore 9.01, I'm consuming a RESTFUL api, returning JSON, with the methods being https://mydomainname/experience-groups https://mydomainname/experience-groups/29 https://...
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No value was read from identifier object

Im using DEF 2.0.1 and Sitecore 9, with an example adapted from the File Reader example. When I run the pipeline, I'm getting an error in the logs: ManagedPoolThread #3 08:35:25 ERROR [Data ...
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Data Mapping Using Code

I have an issue with a custom value mapping set. Env-nt: Sitecore.NET 9.0.1 (rev. 171219) Data Exchange Framework 2.0.1 Installed packages: Data Exchange Framework SDK 2.0.1 Sitecore Provider for ...
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missing plugins: Sitecore.DataExchange.Plugins.SynchronizationSettings

Using Sitecore DEF 2.01 in Sitecore 9, I'm following the tutorial for the File based provider, with minor modifications to read that the file contains json, and so my value accessor contains a ...
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Sitecore Connect for Salesforce 2.0.1 - ERROR [Data Exchange] Record was not saved

I installed Sitecore Connect for Salesforce 2.0.1 and added contact data using xConnect api but after executing Pipeline Batch "xConnect Contacts to Salesforce Sync" I get error message in log that "...
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Don't Index An Item In DEF Until All Items Have Been Added

I'm creating a large number of items using Data Exchange Framework (DEF). It looks like the items are being indexed one at a time when created/updated. I have a pipeline step that indexes a subtree of ...
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Read Contact for xConnect pipeline returns “No entities were read from xConnect”

I installed Sitecore Connect for Salesforce 2.0.1 and I set up environment using manual for 2.0.1. However, after starting Pipeline Batch "xConnect Contacts to Salesforce Sync" I get info message ...
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ReadResult not getting called

Currently converting from 1.4 to 2.0.1 and also from Sitecore 8.2 to Sitecore 9. I imported new code and templates from old site. I noticed some minor code changes between the different versions of ...
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DEF Write To Language

I followed this post and have an xml feed that is converting to items in Sitecore. I want to write to a different language than en. I set field map languages to en-US for items under /sitecore/system/...
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Reset Existing xDB Contacts Pipeline Dynamics Plugin not resetting values on xdb

I'm using Data Exchange Framework 1.4.1 (rev. 170818) and Dynamics CRM Connect 1.4.1 (rev. 170818). The Reset Existing xDB Contacts Pipeline doesn't remove marketing lists values from the xDB ...