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Sitecore CD app service connection string is being ignored

I am trying to setup Sitecore CD to work with Blue/Green deployments. As part of this configuration, I am tying to get our database to stay sticky to the staging and production deployment slots This ...
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Trigger publish as part of deployment

We have a set up with CM, CD1, CD2. Both CDs have their own 'web' database (cd1 and cd2). We are currently using DevOps to run a powershell script that deploys to each machine. We would like to ...
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JSS import security is not stopping content from being overwritten

I am trying to stop the JSS deploy to my local sitecore environment from overwriting some personalisation rules on a route that I have applied on a route. I have tried following the steps outlined in ...
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MediaCache remove item error during deployment

During deployment on CD server we're first removing complete website from root directory and then adding custom code on top of that through PowerShell script. During this time we're getting below ...
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How to install Scaled Sitecore 10.1 XP on AWS without kubernetes / dockers?

For setting up Sitecore on Azure we have ARM templates or through marketplace we can easily setup scaled Sitecore instance. How we can achieve same with AWS? I found one reference Sitecore XP 9.3 On ...
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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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Sitecore LaunchPad is distorted after deploying Web Application on Azure PaaS

I have deployed our application on Azure Pass. I am able to login into the Sitecore CMS and be redirected to the LaunchPad. LaunchPad CSS is distorted and the click is not working. Also, there are 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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How can I show static page during a deployment to Sitecore Manage Cloud?

We are using Sitecore Managed Cloud and we have just one CD web app. Obviously when we deploy the website goes down and we would like to show a static page to the users during this time. Is there an ...
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Multisite website deployment approach for each project

We have one GitHub repo where we're maintaining Sitecore code for 2 websites and the solution is set up on the Helix principle. We have a few Sitecore migration projects in the queue so considering ...
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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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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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After deploying Habitat to Azure I am getting rendering error

While opening the item in the Experience editor I am getting a lot of errors like the below: Error Rendering View: /Views/MediaFeature/LightboxVideo.cshtml: Error while rendering view: '/Views/...
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What is the purpose of Sitecore.Assemblies.Platform nuget package?

What is this package for? What problem does it solve? How should it be used? Example https://sitecore.myget.org/feed/sc-packages/package/nuget/Sitecore.Assemblies.Platform/9.3.0
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Extremely slow when deploying sample projects 9.3

I am super new to sitecore and going thru online training courses of "clothingCo" When I build and deploy, as long as there is any new changes, it will take forever to build I found this ...
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unicorn deployment failure - can't sync when deployed to real environments

I am sure I am missing something simple about using Unicorn in environments above the local dev environments the source folder is correct out of Azure Paas, out on my App Service I am in Sitecore 9.3....
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JSS Deployed to Docker Container: Links to media files missing port number

When I deploy a JSS app to a Sitecore instance running in a Docker Container and run our applications in Integrated Mode, our application is accessible with a hostname and port number (e.g. http://jss....
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Invalid template when adding modules to azuredeploy.parameters.json file

I am using the provided ARM Templates to deploy a Sitecore 9.3 XP Scaled topology to Azure PaaS, and then planning to add some adjustments. It all went mostly fine, but I'm stuck now when I tried to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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“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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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 ...