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Why are page components getting bumped to bottom of components list after template is deployed?

After a particular template is deployed during a release, page level components are getting bumped to the bottom of the components list on page final layout. We've pulled that template from getting ...
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Value cannot be null. Parameter name: element

After I input the command with the certificate jss deploy app --includeContent --includeDictionary --acceptCertificate ww:ww:11:.... Following error shows up.I'm using Sitecore 9.0.2 and doing the ...
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Sitecore Error : System.Net.WebException - The operation has timed out

After doing a deployment to the live server, I am getting this error in the logs multiple times due to which the website is not showing. This is the only error that is generated: 12136 23:10:30 ...
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Sitecore LaunchPad is distorted after deploying Web Application on Azure PaaS

I have deployed our application on Azure Pass. I am able to login in to the Sitecore CMS and redirected on the LaunchPad. LaunchPad CSS is distorted and click is not working. Also there are lot of ...
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Is it possible to deploy more than one solution Sitecore Site to one app service?

I'm looking for a answer if it is possible to have e.g 2 solutions deployed to one app service. Example: I have two .NET solutions. In one solution I'm developing Site A, in the second solution I'm ...
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What is the recommended approach to handle blue/green deployments with Commerce on Azure

Is there a recommended/standard approach to handling blue/green deployments for Sitecore Commerce services? Our Sitecore app services are hosted on Azure and we are able to do zero-downtime ...
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WebDeploy to deployment slot

We are deploying our Sitecore 9.2 app using Azure DevOps. More specifically we use WebDeploy and deployment slots and have noticed the following behaviour: deployment to deployment slot takes an ...
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What could be the best way to make one site’s code independent of other while using sitecore multisite with helix code architecture?

We have three sites which were initially developed using sitecore (version 9.0.2) multisite with helix and sites are running live. We have these three sites and two domains so our final urls for three ...
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Clean Deployment to Azure VM Server

For automated deployment to CM and CD Azure VM Servers, I am using Azure DevOps. I need to deploy artifacts over clean environment everytime. That means each time before deployment, I need to delete ...
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Web Config Tranformation Namespace Issue

I need to transform web.config file for Prod CM and CD. To transform the assembly bindings for dependent assembly, I added below transform snippet on web.config.Prod.CM - <dependentAssembly ...
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CI/CD for Sitecore 9.2 PaaS web app

Currently, we are seeing longer and longer deployment times, when deploying our web app, using Azure DevOps. When we have a fresh deployment slot, our deployment goes through without issues, but over ...
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jss build does not change hash on files when outputHashing is set to all

We are now going to production and are noticing the jss build and jss deploy files are not updating the hash on the file names when the content changes. This is causing cache busting to not work and ...
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Publishing/Deploying with Helix Publishing Pipeline

I need to implement a publishing step in a TFS Build deployment process to generate the Build artifacts. We are using Gulp for our local build/publishing process, but want to try and use HPP for TFS ...
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Azure Deploy of CM + Reporting

I'd like to build a deployment of CM and Reporting in a single App Service. Is the best approach to take the XP0 files and try to remove what isn't needed ? Or try and combine The CM and Reporting ...
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Sitecore PaaS best pratice for App_Data

We are currently using Azure DevOps to deploy our Sitecore 9.1.1 and 9.2 solutions to Azure. In Azure DevOps you have the option of "leaving the App_Data" folder alone during deployment, i.e. not ...
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Does Sitecore PaaS support the usage of Azure deployment slots?

Background We are trying to make use of azure deployment slots when we deploy our Sitecore 9.1 PaaS solution to Azure. However, it seems that after a slot swap, the site is not warmed up, which ...
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Migrating Helix-based csproj to VS 2017 format: Published files go to wrong place

As part of a migration to Sitecore 9.1.1 we are updating our solution to not only be VS2017 compatible, but trying to take advantage of migrating away from both packages.config and the VS2015 csproj ...
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“Could not deploy package” error while installing Sitecore 9 update 2 setup on my local enviromment [duplicate]

I am a beginner in sitecore and I am facing the below error while setting up sitecore on my local environment [----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------...
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How to manage Sitecore Hotfixes

While building solutions bases on Sitecore I have to deal also with Sitecore hotfixes. For my current project I already have about 20 different hotfixes. They override default Sitecore files in most ...
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Show Sitecore Maintenance page on Site CD server

How can i show Sitecore maintenance page on Sitecore website while deployment. We have load balancer environment with 6 CD servers but our client is not agree to remove CD server one by one from ...
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Sitecore Remote Initial Setup Error: Could not find JSS app configuration

I'm following the guide to deploy jss components created locally with Vuejs into Sitecore. Everything seems to work except for the deployment part. The following is my setup file: "sitecore": { ...
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How to deploy Sitecore to a new deployment slot on an existing environment?

I have DTAP environments up and running for this client I'm working for and want to improve the deployment of releases by reducing the downtime / first loadtime. I have read up on blue/green ...
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What is Sitecore Managed Cloud?

Coming from a xDB Cloud point of view, when I hear Sitecore Managed Cloud, I think of just xConnect and Processing and Reporting hosting. However, on the surface it appears to be a full Azure XP1 ...
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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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How do I include Sitecore Support packages in my deployment pipeline?

In every Sitecore project we end up with several Support Packages. In the past (pre 9.x era) we manually installed those on the Sitecore environments (CM, CD). But this is a hell to maintain! Every ...
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To which app services do I deploy

Maybe this is a stupid question, but to which app service do I deploy my code to? The Sitecore Azure Toolkit has deployed XP Scaled with the following Web Apps foobar-acc-cd foobar-acc-cm foobar-acc-...
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Razor-Inserted Value rendering as Type String instead of Expected Value

We're encountering a strange issue from one environment to the other that we can't seem to get to the bottom of. We're using Azure for hosting as well. On all environments, we have the following code:...
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Using Server Roles for Sitecore 9 CM Server [duplicate]

I want to have a single cm server with 2 cd servers. I installed the cm server using the normal install (xp0) and on the other servers I used xp1 cd. The servers seems to be coordinating with each ...
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Sitecore Hosting using Blue Green Deployment on Azure

We are currently having Sitecore 9.0 Update 2 which runs on Azure on PAAS. We are planning to implement Blue/Green deployment for zero downtime The plan is to have 2 set environments as Blue will ...
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Sitecore instance is very slow after deployment in Azure Paas

Sitecore version - 9.0.1 (rev. 171219) After every deployment, to load the home page it is taking at least 20 mins thereafter every new page takes 2 mins on the first instance there after its pretty ...
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Does anyone know, if Sitecore-JSS-React application supported in Service Fabric cluster

I am trying to deploy JSS-React app in Service Fabric cluster, does anyone know if - Sitecore-JSS application supported in Service Fabric? - Can I create .net Core application for this?
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Deployment of Sitecore 7 into Azure PaaS

We have doubt regarding, deploying Sitecore version 7 site to Azure Paas? As per in the sitecore documentation, We have explored that Sitecore Experience Platform support Azure Paas from ...
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Cannot get FullWipe to work with Sitecore JSS Tech Preview 4

I've setup a Sitecore 9.0.2 solution, and i'm testing out JSS. I'm using code-first, and I'm trying to get FullWipe to work on jss deploys. According the documentation, i'm supposed to set ...
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How to add Custom Databases to Sitecore Azure Deployment?

I am using Sitecore Azure Toolkit for packaging and deployment. I was wondering if there is a way to add custom databases (databases created by myself, other than core, master, web, etc.) to the ...
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When deploying Sitecore in Azure, how do you fix (or prevent) a slot lock? [closed]

We are deploying a Sitecore web application via CI/CD in Octopus to an Azure Staging slot. The deployment randomly fails with the following error: New-AzureRMWebAppSlot : Cannot acquire exclusive ...
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Nuget package restore failed in sitecore habitat project in vsts

I am trying to setup CI/CD for sitecore habitat project. I just downloaded latest source and trying to setup the build definition. I'm getting below error when restoring the package. Unable to ...
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Sitecore CM and CD in the same server

We have a requirement to have the CM and CD in the same server. But while we are trying to access the CD URL as www.xyz.com/sitecore we are landing to the sitecore admin page. Is there a way to ...
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Which databases does Sitecore 9.0.2 need for CMS only mode?

We are looking to roll out a deployment of Sitecore 9.0.2 in CMS only mode. Does it need all databases to run or can it work off: Core Master Web I'm happy we can run session inProc (provided thats ...
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Sync Sitecore production database with QA/ DEV environment

We are planning to sync Sitecore production data with our QA/DEV environment. But We do not want to take any risk with our production database. We are using TDS in our lower environment. What could ...
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sxa storefront empty? [closed]

I have installed Sitecore commerce 9 using a deploy script. The installation seem to have gone ok. Problem is when i enter the page sxa.storefront.com - Is it supposed to an empty page with the text ...
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How to create new layout on Sitecore CM server and sync it to Sitecore CD server in Azure Cloud

I'm a newbie on Sitecore. I'm studying the "Get Started" tutorial from Sitecore e-learning website. I have configured Sitecore 9 on Azure, from Azure marketplace, using extra-small sizing having 2 ...
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Automatic Deployment Azure .update Package Error, 'Sitecore.Install.Serialization.IOUtils' threw an exception

We are doing automatic Azure deployments (blue/green) with .update package installations. We are using Octopus deploy to Azure, with remote Powershell script to install the .update package and do a ...
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Sitecore hosting on AWS with Blue/Green deployment for zero downtime

We are currently having Sitecore 8.2 update 6 runs on AWS. We are planning to implement Blue/Green deployment for zero downtime and disaster recovery. The plan is to have 2 set environments as Blue ...
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Unable to connect to master or target server 'SitecoreCommerce9_Global' Error While Installing Sitecore Experience Commerce

Hi all I'm getting the following error while installing Sitecore Experience commerce on Sitecore 9 Update 1: Initializing deployment (Failed) System.Management.Automation.MethodInvocationException: ...
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Dictionary and content tree permissions removed [duplicate]

We have a dictionary items which are moved from dev to UAT using Sitecore package installation. On UAT , the content authors are given explicit permissions on the Dictionary folder. These permissions ...
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Using TDS sync with Azure PaaS and Sitecore 9

We're setting up a QA environment in Azure PaaS and we're working to figure out the best way to publish things. The code seems to be easy with VS 2017, but we're trying to figure out how to get TDS ...
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Source doesn't support parameter called 'IIS Web Application Name' error with Sitecore 9 installation using web deploy

I am using Sitecore SIFLess program 1.5 version, which is similar to the SIM tools, the Sitecore 9 installation fails with message: msdeploy.exe returned a non-zero exit code - (-1) install-...
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502 error after deployment to Azure [closed]

We have had an automated deployment process that has been working well for ages deploying our Sitecore 8.2 Update 5 site to Azure. Yesterday, a deployment failed to our test environment with the CD ...
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Sitecore.Ship with Sitecore 9

I am using Sitecore.Ship with Sitecore 9.0.1 to automate CI and CD build on Azure and also using TDS, I downloaded Sitecore.ship from Git, changed the .net framework to be 4.6.2 and built the solution....
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Browsing individual delivery server in Azure scaling environment

We are on Sitecore 8.1 rev. 151207 (Update-1) When we scale an existing Azure Delivery Farm, using Sitecore Azure module, we are seeing the additional server, but we are not seeing anything deployed ...