Questions tagged [dependency-injection]

Anything related to the use of Dependency Injection (DI)/IoC containers on a Sitecore solution. This also includes the baked-in Microsoft Dependency Resolver included natively in Sitecore versions 8.2 and above.

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Best approach for Dependency Injection in Sitecore 8.2

I see a fair few approaches in blog posts for using DI with 8.2, particularly around the registration. Is there an approach which would be recommended - particularly with a Helix compatible ...
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SimpleInjector as default DI in Sitecore 8.2

I read this post today about replacing Sitecores 8.2 default DI (https://medium.com/@structuredcode/replacing-the-default-di-container-in-sitecore-8-2-4e65d4956c99), but the example is for Autofac. We ...
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Dependency Injection migration path to 8.2

With native support for Dependency Injection in Sitecore 8.2, what is the easiest path for upgrading from previous versions in solutions utilizing a third party DI framework (Castle Windsor, ...
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Injecting dependencies into a custom WFFM save action

We have a client that is on 8.1u1 and is using WFFM. They want to integrate the data collected on the form into Dynamics CRM, however the OOTB save actions for creating entities in the CRM aren't ...
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"No parameterless constructor defined for this object" after upgrade to Sitecore 8.2

We have upgraded our platform to Sitecore 8.2 recently and in the preview we are getting below error. We disabled all glass mapper related config. No parameterless constructor defined for this object....
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Recursive upgradeable lock acquisitions not allowed in this mode exception while accessing Sitecore configuration while initiating the IoC container

When trying to access the Sitecore Configuration Factory to read a setting while configuring services in the IoC container the below exception is thrown. public class ServicesConfigurator : ...
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Dependency Injection Not Wiring Up Properly When Optimize Code is Selected in Build

Sitecore 8.2u5 Primary Question Why does Optimizing Code cause Dependency Injection to fail? We've used DI on many projects at this point and just had an issue with a recent one. The error ...
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Initialize service in pipeline to be available through one httprequest

We're using Sitecore 8.2, habitat. I have a service that I need to use throughout a full HTTP Request. This service should be instantiated once (we use dependancy injection) and then be available ...
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Sitecore Dependency Injection - register two abstractions to same singleton instance of an implementation

When using the native Sitecore Dependency Injection I have 2 abstrations: IService IExtendedService I want them both to be registered to same singleton instance of a ServiceImplementation How do I ...
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Sitecore 8.2 memory leak with autofac DI on load test

We implemented the Autofac to work with Sitecore default DI implementation by following the guide below: https://doc.sitecore.net/sitecore_experience_platform/developing/developing_with_sitecore/...
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SXA custom component looking for parameterless constructor

I am trying to create my first SXA compatible component, and I can't seem to get everything setup quite right. I decompiled the Maps component, and am using it as my guide. I understand that I need to ...
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Should I reference Microsoft.Extensions.DependencyInjection in modules I create for Sitecore 8.2+?

So I'm in the process of upgrading various modules to Sitecore 8.2. Among other things this involves getting rid of IoC container project references and getting on board with the Sitecore one. And ...
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Dependency Injection for a Sitecore Rule

I've got a Sitecore Rule, based on WhenCondition<T> where T : RuleContext Is there a way to use dependency injection on a sitecore rule? Currently having to use service locator pattern within ...
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Castle Windsor on Sitecore 8.2 using Glass Mapper v4

I'm trying to setup Castle Windsor for Dependency Injection in Sitecore 8.2 Solution which is using Glass Mapper v4. As noted, Castle Windsor is no longer part of Glass Mapper, and thus not included. ...
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How to register Glass Mapper ISitecoreService in my Ioc

Using GlassMapper 4, Sitecore 8.2 update 3 and Microsoft DI How do I register the GlassMapper SitecoreService in my Ioc. It requires a Database and Im not entirely clear on how to get that inside my ...
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IoC in Helix architicture

I am using Castle.Windsor on my project which based on Helix principle. Where the best place to initialize IoC in Helix? Where I should register container? Foundation/Project layer(Common project or ...
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How to override/replace the default Sitecore Authentication Controller

I upgraded my site from 7.5 to 8.1 and when I try to click on Sitecore logout link I have the following error: Multiple types were found that match the controller named 'Authentication'. ...
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Singleton search context for search api

Typical usage of search api uses a using statement to dispose of the search context. using (var context = ContentSearchManager.GetIndex(_indexName).CreateSearchContext()) { var hits = context....
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IOC (Simple Injector) with EntityService

UPDATED WITH LATEST RESULTS AND QUESTION I've converted everything to pipeline and integrated Simple Injector. As I mentioned, I've never used SI before, and I'm having trouble with the controller ...
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Helix and Computed Index Fields with DI

In my solution, I have some Computed Index Fields that I need to add that combine the values of fields from templates that belong to multiple Project-layer modules. I am using DI for initializing my ...
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Where can I find the instructions for setting up SOLR without using IOC?

I'm trying to setup an instance of Sitecore 8.2 so I can see what it's going to take to upgrade my site from Sitecore 8.1 to it. I've heard that Sitecore 8.2 can run SOLR natively (without using IOC), ...
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Getting an instance of BaseCorePipelineManager

In the Sitecore doc Configuring Federated Authentication there are instructions to generate the URL links to initiate Federated Auth -- the lines are: using Sitecore.Pipelines.GetSignInUrlInfo; /* [.....
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Can I use automatic dependency injection with computed search fields in Sitecore 8.1?

I am creating a custom computed content search field that has one dependency: ISearchSettings. I'd like it to be injected via constructor: public class CustomField : AbstractComputedIndexField { ...
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Ninject activation exception on publish: ILogManager

I started getting a strange error on publish in one our our dev sitecore instances that seems to be coming from some Sitecore.Social.Client piplines. Exception[1]: Ninject.ActivationException ...
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Dependency Injection for Sitecore pipeline processor

We are using Castel windsor for DI in our Sitecore solution. Though we haven't done any IOC registration using Sitecore pipelines, It still resolves the Controllers. I'm fine with it. But the same is ...
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After replacing default DI container Sitecore 8.2 Sitecore ItemService and EntityService stop working

Thanks to Dmytro Shevchenko http://structuredcode.com/replacing-default-di-container-sitecore-8-2/ We are replacing default DI Container with Windsor Castle. All project works perfectly fine, except ...
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Custom submit action with constructor not working

I implemented a custom submit action and it works fine. But now I'm trying to store data to an external database using repository classes. For some reason it doesn't work if I add other interfaces in ...
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Sitecore Dependency Injection - Registering services with the lifetime of a web request

How can I register a service with "PerWebRequest" lifetime using the native Sitecore DI? I can imagine I need to play around the Scoped lifetime and set the default scope to Web Request somehow? Did ...
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Autofac in Sitecore 9

I have a clean installation of Sitecore 9.0.2 and am trying to hook up Autofac, however I am getting the following exception when trying to load any page on the site / CMS. In the logs: Exception: ...
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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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How to make use of Autofac in IServicesConfigurator

We have changed the Dependency Injector in our Sitecore 9.1 solution to use Autofac, following this description as well as receiving a support .dll from Sitecore support. We register our types using ...
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Sitecore 9.2 Dependency Injection in ApiController

I have a standard .net ApiController with the following code: public class LibraryApiController : ApiController { private readonly ILibraryAssetRepository _repository; public ...
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How can I pass correct IProviderSearchContext context of my custom index to repository via Dependency Injection?

I have a custom index which has additional teaser title, teaser description, main title and main content fields and the index is resolved based on Sitecore.Context.Database. Eg. master database ...
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Is Pipeline Ref Factory still available?

As described in this article. https://cardinalcore.co.uk/2014/07/02/sitecore-pipelines-commands-using-ioc-containers/ you can use pipeline "ref" and "factory" attributes, to use dependency injection ...
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Replace the default Sitecore IoC container with StructureMap in Sitecore 9.2

I built my own serviceProviderBuilder using StructureMap and replaced the default one from Sitecore. public class StructureMapServiceProviderBuilder : BaseServiceProviderBuilder { protected ...
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Injecting dependencies into custom ServicesApiController without using ServiceLocator

I am injecting a dependency into a custom API controller I've created that is inheriting from ServicesApiController. I have found that I need to use our service locator class to do this as otherwise, ...
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How to implement DI service configurator in Automation Engine service registration

I am seeking to inject a service with dependencies into a Marketing Automation Activity Type that will be instantiated by the Marketing Automation Engine. I have successfully injected a basic service ...
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How to inject dependencies in solution that extends Sitecore Reference Storefront

I patched the Initialize Pipeline InitializeControllerFactory processor to point to my new solution InitializeControllerProcessor via: <?xml version="1.0"?> <configuration xmlns:patch="http:/...
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Extend /sitecore/api/ssc/EXM/Message with additional data

I want to extend /sitecore/api/ssc/EXM/Message endpoint with additional data. I added a new class namespace Exm.Extended { [ServicesController("EXM.Message")] public class ...
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Sitecore Content Search Exception: Entry point was not found

I'm having an issue taking an older version of our site running under Sitecore 7.2 (with some older dll's such as glass mapper) and switching over from Lucene to Solr (6.6.2). I've followed the steps ...
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Could not create object from service provider - Registering service using Dependency Injection

I have created an ItemNotFoundResolver and injected it after ItemResolver pipeline as follows : public class ItemNotFoundResolver : HttpRequestProcessor { private readonly ISitecoreEntityService ...
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Glass Mapper and Microsoft DI

I am using Microsoft DI with Sitecore 8.2 Update 3. I have registered my Glass Items like this: serviceCollection.AddTransient<ISitecoreContext>(provider => new SitecoreContext()); ...
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IServicesConfigurator not found

My Sitecore web application is a .Net Framework 4.8 Web application. I am trying to integrate Sitecore DI container. I have added Nuget packages for Microsoft.Extensions.DependencyInjection, Microsoft....
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Publishing service 404

XHR requests in my publishing service are returning 404 with messages that resource could not be found: { "Message": "No HTTP resource was found that matches the request URI 'http://...
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Sitecore dependency injection leak - IDisposable transient services

I'm getting a System.OutOfMemoryException: Array dimensions exceeded supported range. in Microsoft.Extensions.DependencyInjection.ServiceProvider.CaptureDisposable Which appears to be where the DI ...
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Sitecore.DependencyInjection will not resolve

I'm trying to use dependency injection with the Helix project structure for a sitecore 8.1 project, but I'm having an issue resolving the correct dependencies. The code has been copied from the Helix ...
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Custom controller being overwritten by IoC

I have a simple Sitecore controller that returns an list of items from Sitecore. It's used it in a custom SPEAK UI page. This works fine in my local dev environment but when I deploy it into an ...
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An error occurred when trying to create a controller of type 'MapController'. Make sure that the controller has a parameterless public constructor

I'm working on an upgrade from Sitecore 8.2 to 10.1, and I've got some API Controllers. These worked in the 8.2 site but I'm encountering dependency injection issues now, getting the following error ...
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Error on dragging a form element when using Ninject

I am getting below error when I drag a form element on form designer. I think it is because of dependency injection. I am using ninject DI in my application. Looking for help how to handle ...
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MVC Layout model is empty after Glass Mapper Upgrade

We recently upgraded from Sitecore 8.2.0 to Sitecore 9.2.0. Along with other packages, we also upgraded to the latest compatible version of Glass Mapper 5 for Sitecore 9.2.0. We use Simple Injector ...
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