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Helix deployment - How to use msdeploy

Currently we have a setup where we have a single Sitecore solution (not Helix) and we use msdeploy for deployment. This works great as we have the exact same package that is deployed on all ...
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FileWatcher Error, Internal buffer overflow

After a deploy, my Sitecore Azure instance is heavily slowed down and I get the following error on and on, 2017-06-29T08:22:15 PID[42864] Error 54964 08:22:15 ERROR Error in FileWatcher. ...
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How do I keep my production site online when doing deployments?

I'm starting work on a new site (8.x), and I'd like to be able to eliminate downtime if possible during production deployments. What are my options for keeping my Content Delivery environment online ...
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How do we automatically deploy TDS Sitecore Items under CI/CD?

We're building several "greenfield" Sitecore 8.1 web applications with TDS 5.5 used for synchronization of Sitecore Items. We don't want developers to be required to do any extra work to deploy the ....
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Handle Unicorn Deploy Once in a Production Environment

So we've been successfully using Unicorn in a development only environment for the past few months. We have Content and Media Library items synced and always deployed which obviously shouldn't be the ...
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How to use Unicorn for continuous deployment between environments (UAT, Prod, etc.)?

We are using Unicorn as sync mechanism for items between the dev machines.Currently we are manually deploying the yml files to different environments like SIT, UAT and PROD. Is it possible to use ...
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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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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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How should Courier be used as part of a CI build?

I am looking at an existing setup of Sitecore that is using Courier as part of a continuous-integration process. The process is currently: Commits to a particular branch kicks off a Team City build ...
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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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Slow build performance using TDS (Helix-inspired)

I am using TDS to maintain my Sitecore items in a Helix-inspired solution with around 50 smaller projects (currently with 17 TDS projects). When I try to deploy my TDS projects locally, it takes +9 ...
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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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How to disable a config file from CD server using Azure Deployment

We are using Azure with Sitecore 8.0. I want to remove few config files(for e.g-all config files under ListManagement folder) which is already deployed in CD server. How to delete/disable config ...
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Is there a way to deploy assembly bindings out using the gulpfile

We are setting up a new Helix based system, and are looking at making the development process as easy as possibly from a devOps point of view, I seem to have a disconnect however in assembly versions ...
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How do I configure Octopus Octopack to deploy my Helix/Habitat projects?

In the Helix/Habitat style, I have a solution with many 'web projects'. So if using octopus Deploy / Octopack, should I have a package for each Web project in my solution? If so, how/where does each ...
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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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Sitecore restarted multiple times during Teamcity deployment, mainly while syncing TDS project

We are using TeamCity for sitecore CI integration. Sometimes we get an issue related to sitecore item sync using TDS. But after some time, when we run deployment script again on server, those issues ...
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Sitecore Azure PaaS Deployment - ResourceDeploymentFailure | DeploymentFailed | BadRequest

Anyone got the same issue upon the provisioning of Sitecore Web Experience Manager (XM) using Azure PaaS offering. I've just followed the steps provided in Azure with $50 remaining credits in my ...
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Getting Required license is missing: Runtime

I am setting up Sitecore on Azure Web app PaaS. I am using the official Sitecore packages to deploy a CD and CM role to azure. These have been deployed as vanilla Sitecore instances with no ...
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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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Sitecore Azure deployment error - Sitecore.Azure.UI.Pipelines.PreAutomation.CheckHostedService failed

I'm attempting to deploy an 8.2 site to Azure. In the Sitecore Azure tool, when I deploy to the Local Emulator, the web files are partially copied to the package location and the long error below is ...
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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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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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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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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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Hitting a 'local' sitecore 9 instance from another machine [closed]

I have a 'local' style deployed Sitecore 9 development environment on a VM. I have to make a callout to invoke it from an external machine to test some functionality, however, I don't completely ...
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When attempting to deploy, I get "Restricted from provisioning in this region"

When trying to deploy a basic Sitecore 9 XM (Single) Instance via the Azure Portal, I am getting a deployment failure. After looking at the logs, it seems it is related to the West US region I'm ...
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Hard time installing Sitecore 10 external resources in Kubernetes AKS in Azure

I'm trying to install Sitecore 10 on AKS so I was following the steps in Installation_Guide_for_Production_Deployments_with_Kubernetes_XP10.0.0.pdf Installed azureCli & helm on my local pc az ...
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Using unicorn for manual deployment on Dev/QA environments

I am trying do manually deploy unicorn serialized yml files into my QA server. But, I am getting exception even while loading the Sitecore instance. I have copied all the feature/foundation/project ...
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Two CD instances, one is missing content, the second is working as expected

When we deploy our site to our staging slot using the Sitecore Azure module we're running into odd behavior. The second web role instance, SitecoreWebRole_IN_1 is displaying all of the expected ...
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Error when deploying Sitecore and SXA module to Azure through Visual Studio Team Services release

We are trying to deploy Sitecore and the SXA module to our Azure Web App through VSTS with ARM templates instead of using the powershell script from the Sitecore Azure Toolkit. The initial Sitecore ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Using Azure to automatically scale horizontally

We're looking at options for the architecture of our Azure Sitecore solution and want to ensure the following: We can configure the solution to automatically scale horizontally (spin up new delivery ...
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Deployment to Sitecore hosted on Azure

I have hosted Sitecore on Azure platform using Sitecore Web Experience Manager 8.2. How to sync Content delivery server and content management server, so I can push my files and changes to content ...
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Azure App Services Deployment Failure

I'm attempting to deploy a Sitecore app to Azure App Services using the Sitecore Azure Toolkit (rev 161125). I am able to successfully deploy using the xp0 WebDeploy package. However, I'm having an ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...