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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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 ...
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Sitecore Data Exchange Framework Branch Template Issue Template is invalid

I am working on importing the data from file system provider into Sitecore using Data Exchange framework.While adding the content using regular template in sitecore, the items are imported fine.But I ...
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Sitecore Connect for Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Sales 2.0.1 - Getting Microsoft.Xrm.Sdk.EntityReference instead of ID on reference entities

We are trying to get entity ID when synchronizing Dynamics 365 entities into Sitecore 9.0.1 using Sitecore Connect for Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Sales 2.0.1 module. What is the best solution? We are ...
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How to Create Web Deploy Package for Sitecore Modules

We are currently using Sitecore PaaS implementation for Sitecore 9 Update 1 and would like to know if it is possible to create a Web Deploy Package for other Sitecore Modules like Data Exchange ...
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Mapping multiple source fields to a Multi-line textbox target field

I'm trying to map multiple address fields from my source (i.e. address 1, City, State, Zip) into a target field which is a multi-line textbox. I'm using the OOTB "Collection to String Value" reader ...
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Data Exchange Framework 1.4.1 map CRM Boolean to Sitecore Checkbox

I'm trying to map a Dynamic Boolean to a Sitecore Checkbox. The raw value read is "True" but i need to convert to 1 Any tips? Update: Crm Value Accessor Set Sitecore Value Accessor Set Mapping
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Sitecore Data Exchange Framework - Pipeline step to execute after Update Sitecore Item Pipeline Step

I am working on a project where we are using DEF(Data Exchange Framework) to import data from XML feed. The import works perfectly, I need to publish the items that were created or updated. Below ...
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Mapping Link and Image data types using Data Exchange Framework

We are working on importing data from XML feed into Sitecore using Data Exchange Framework(DEF). The General Link Field has the right url in raw data but rendered data(Content Editor) field is empty. ...
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Custom Pipeline to compare Sitecore records to Dynamics CRM in DEF

I'd like to have an idea on how to compare data in Sitecore that was created by Data Exchange Framework using Dynamic CRM Connect during Synchronization. I'd like to do this by running the ...
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Any example on how to use “xDB Contact Facet Collection Property Value Accessor” in Data Exchange Framework?

using Sitecore Data Exchange Framework v1.4.1, let's assume you want to add hundreds of emails to xDB Contact > Emails facet. How would you configure DEF to add each address to the IElementDictionary&...
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Data Exchange Framework delete records in Sitecore if does not Exist in Source(CRM)

Just noticed the behavior of Data Exchange Framework that it does not delete the records that is already created in Sitecore upon Synchronization and run Sync again after deleting a record in CRM. Is ...
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Converting Address in CRM to Sitecore via Data Exchange to GeoLocation Latitude Longitude

I have a task to convert the address that was Synced from CRM into Sitecore item upon running the Sync in Data Exchange. I am new to this feature of Sitecore and was thinking of creating a pipeline ...
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Data Exchange Framework returning BaseItemModelConverter error

After installing Data Exchange Framework 1.4 170419 Data Exchange Frameowrk1.4 SDK Sitecore Provider for Data Exchange Framework 1.4.0 rev 170419 and going through the tutorial, I get the ...
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Expose Sitecore/Sitecore Commerce Items to third party by using custom API

Below are the possible ways to expose sitecore data to third party: Item Web API Sitecore Client Services Data exchange framework Sitecore Data Providers I've following challenges to implement these ...
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Setting contact tags with data exchange framework

I am working on getting the Data Exchange Framework to update xDB contacts. I have it working for email and phone numbers, but now I have some properties that I'd like to store in the contacts' tags. ...
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Checking for Locked/In Session Contact Running Data Exchange Framework

I am running a process in the Data Exchange Framework so I don't really have access to the tracker. Is there a way to tell if a contact is locked/in session other than using the following and checking ...
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Data Exchange Framework Pipeline Step is Missing at least one required plugin

I am getting the following error when running the pipeline bathc. "Pipeline step is missing at least one required plugin." I have an AddPlugins method in my pipeline step: protected override void ...
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Data Exchange Framework No Processor Definitions Assigned Error

I am sure I am missing something. I am getting a "Processing will abort because there are no processor definitions are assigned to the pipeline" error when running the pipeline batch. I have my ...
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What's the difference between Data Exchange Framework and xConnect?

The title says it all really. I've heard both terms used interchangeably. I'm assuming the DEF is the underlying framework, and xConnect is built on top of that, and it is xConnect that allows you to ...
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Getting errors in Apply Mapping Pipeline Step when running pipeline batch

I am getting the following errors when running a pipeline batch using the Sitecore Provider for Data Exchange Framework v1.3 and using Data Exchange Framework v1.3 rev 170206: 3/10/2017 9:46:28 PM ...
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Dynamics CRM Connect - Map OptionSet and DateTime CRM fields to Sitecore

I am mapping Status Reason from CRM which is an Option Set to a Single Line of Text field on Sitecore. I have checked the Use Value Property but it returned the integer value of the option set. I ...
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Run Pipeline Batch button disabled

I installed Data Exchange Framework, Sitecore Provider for Data Exchange Framework, and Dynamics CRM Provider for Data Exchange Framework (all 1.2.0 rev 161212) in my Sitecore instance. I have tested ...
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How to add sitecore items with different language version by using Data Exchange framework

I have a requirement where I need t convert the data in to sitecore items. Each data has its own language content. so I want to move the data from source to sitecore as shown in the below create ...
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Integration with custom-built Product Management System

I can use some advice on an interesting architectural challenge for an organization in the travel industry :-) Sorry for the long read... The situation: The company has multiple brands that are all ...
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Adding Subitems with the Data Exchange Framework

I am currently working on a Proof of Concept using the Data Exchange. I have implemented the demo from the Sitecore Documentation. The example is working as expected. However, I need to create ...
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Can I import presentation details via the Sitecore Data Exchange Framework

I have seen the Sitecore Data Exchange Framework documentation and it explains very well how to use and implement the tool. It allows you to import data from third party system to sitecore. My ...
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POCO DateTime not mapping correctly in Data Exchange Framework

I created a ValueAccessor that utilizes the PropertyValueReader. When the mapping happens for my C# DateTime to my Sitecore DateTime, the raw value is correct in Sitecore but the form field in content ...
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Error installing the Data Exchange Framework - Exception processing the subscribers to the 'item:saved' event

The actual error encountered is: One or more exceptions occurred while processing the subscribers to the 'item:saved' event. This error appears to be related to the fact that the Sitecore ...