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Migrate Content to Azure

I have installed a baseline 8.2.7 Sitecore to Azure using the XP templates in the Azure ToolKit. How to I get my existing content into the databases ? If I try to import a bacpac file I get a new ...
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Migrate Sitecore 9.1 website from premise to Azure IaaS

My Sitecore 9.1 website on premise environment has 2 CD servers, 1 CM server, 1 Solr, 1 xdb services and 1 server for rest of the roles. This setup has to be moved in Azure (IaaS) environment which ...
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Post Condition failed on Migration between Azure Servers

We are trying to migrate our application from Azure US servers to EU Servers. We just copied all the files of Website folder (or wwwroot folder) from US server to EU server. Our Production CM ...
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Can we migrate Google analytics data to Sitecore xDB?

Currently we are using Google analytics but in future we would like to utilize Sitecore Analytics? Can we migrate past Google analytics data to Sitecore xDB?
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PostconditionException: Postcondition 'the definition was not found: {some guid} should be greater than 0' failed. The actual value is 0

I am working on an upgrade of a solution from Sitecore 8.2 to 9.1(rev. 001564) The approach we have chosen is having a fresh 9.1 installation and moving all kinds of content from the old environment ...
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In XDB Migration Tenant which connection string of MongoDB to be shared

In xDB Migration from 8.2 to 9.1, 8.2 Mongo DB have connection string for analytics db, tracking live, history and contact db. Which connection string needs to be given in mongo db provide under xDB ...
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Using xDB Data Migration Tool 2.0.2

Is there a need for down time while tool is running? If not, should we disable analytics during the process? Thinking the site should be live but I do not want to have new data going into Mongo ...
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Does xDB Data Migration Tool 2.0.2 work with cloud hosted Mongo

Upgrading from 8.2 to 9.0.2. Will this tool work with cloud hosted Mongo (ie Cloud Atlas)?
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How to rework LoggingIn pipelines in Sitecore 9.1?

In Sitecore 8.2, I had pipeline with password complexity check: public class CheckPassword { public void Process(LoggingInArgs args) { var validator = new CustomValidator(); ...
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Sitecore 9.1 xDB Data Migration Tool 2.1 multi threads issue

When I start "MongoDB Contacts to xConnect Migration" pipeline with 1 thread all works fine. But when start with more then 1. I have an error after random count of processed contacts. 24104 14:15:53 ...
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Is it possible to create sxa page in non sxa website?

We have recently migrated 4 websites from sitecore 7.2 to sitecore 9.1. we have not done any major code changes and websites are still running in asp.net webforms. We have upgraded the license to ...
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Sitecore 9.1 XDB migration issue with Mongo db connection

I have: Sitecore 9.1 Sitecore 8.2 MongoDB 3.4 xDB Data Migration Tool 2.1 I'm trying migrate analytics, I configured tenant and other things by documentations and all looks fine, also Mongo db has "...
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xDB Data Migration tool fails

I'm trying to migrate the analytics data from Sitecore 8.2.4 to 9.0.2. The tool worked about 12 hours and failed with the following message: 10152 19:08:25 ERROR [Data Exchange] An error occurred ...
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xDB Data Migration tool and vanila Sitecore instance

Is it possible to migrate xDB data from existing Sitecore 8.2 to a fresh Sitecore 9.x instance using the xDB Data Migration tool? I mean if I install a fresh Sitecore 9.x instance (not upgraded one), ...
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Upgrade from Sitecore 9.0 initial version to Sitecore 9 update 2

We're working on the Sitecore upgrade from Sitecore 7.2 to Sitecore 9 update2. Using the express migration tool, we moved all the content from sitecore7.2 to sitecore 9 initial version and updated the ...
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xDB SC 8 to SC9 migration and custom facets

Is there any existing documentation on how to migrate custom facets from SC8 xDB contacts to SC9 using the migration tool?
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SharePoint 2010 to Sitecore 9 update 1

I have to migrate data from SharePoint 2010 to Sitecore 9 Update 1 instance. There is one connector "SharePoint Connect 2.2" for this. Drawback is that "SharePoint Connect is not supported on Sitecore ...
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Error Log : "There is no method 'Filter' on type…” while migrating Sitecore version [duplicate]

This is not a duplicate of: There is no method 'GetResults' on type 'Sitecore.ContentSearch.Linq.QueryableExtensions' that matches the specified arguments because the patch applied ...
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migrating xDB data to xConnect [upgrading sitecore 8.2 to 9.0]

I am at the final step of upgrading a website from 8.2 to 9.0 i.e. migrating the analytics data from MongoDB to xConnect. I am using xDB data migration tool and following the guide provided by ...
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Migration from Fortis DynamicPlaceholders to Sitecore 9 DynamicPlaceholders

I'm looking for migration solution from Fortis DynamicPlaceholders to Sitecore 9 DynamicPlaceholders. Fortis DynamicPlaceholder looks like: /main/content_container_ec526a7d-7838-4563-95a0-...
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An error occurred when trying to create a controller of type 'ContactsController'

An error occurred during migration MongoDB data to XConnect. The same issue was registered but out of the Sitecore stack exchange. https://stackoverflow.com/questions/48302183/sitecore-xconnect-an-...
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Sitecore 9 update 1 xDB Data Migration Tool Pipeline Batch Extremely slow/hangs

We have Sitecore 9 Update 1 installed successfully. Both of the below services work fine. Sitecore xConnect Search Indexer Sitecore Marketing Automation Engine All required databases are installed ...
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Migrating WFFM to Sitecore 9 Forms Module

We are currently on Sitecore 7.5, using Mongo for xDB and also using WFFM Module. Planning for an upgrade to Sitecore 9 soon. Where the Sitecore Forms Module looks promising and apart from few ...
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Upgrade Sitecore 7.2 SQL Analytics Database to Sitecore 9.0

I have migrate one site from 7.2 to 9.0 and it is successfully done. How i can migrate Analytics Database in to new version and in which database? All data should display as it is in new version as ...
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Migrating content from sitecore 7.2

So we need to migrate content from sitecore 7.2 to sitecore 8. But it's not only migrating, we also need to modify the content in order to have updated content in the new instance. Our original ...
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Express Migration Tool Archived Items

I'm upgrading a site from Sitecore 6.5 SP2 to Sitecore 8.2 Update 4. When running the Express Migration Tool (version 2.0) it isn't migrating over archived items. I've tried doing a SQL insert to ...
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Disadvantage of using SQL with WFFM?

We are using WFFM on 7.2 version and I see that we can still use SQL for WFFM in latest version. Are there any disadvantages if we migrate to latest version of Sitecore and still uses SQL?
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What are the activities involved in Commerce Content Migration?

I am in the process of analyzing the option of migrating the existing commerce data into Sitecore Commerce, what are the activities are involved in that ? As far i know, a. Analyze existing Commerce ...
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3 separate Sitecore sites at 3 different servers and Need to migrate it to 1 instance on a Single Server

I've 3 separate Sitecore sites at 3 different servers and Need to migrate it to 1 instance on a Single Server so can someone help me with the best possible approach for doing it: The way I know to do ...
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Forcing Express Migration Tool to Sync Security

Is there a way to force the Express Migration Tool (v1.0 in my case*) to re-syncronize security items. It seems that this is a known issue that it will only sync security users and roles once. (See ...
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What do the release notes for the Express Migration Tool mean when they refer to “etalon”?

I've been reading the documentation around Express Migration, in preparation for trying it on a site, and I've come across a sentence in the release notes that I don't quite understand: The text ...
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Best way to upgrade from Sitecore 8.0 Update 2 to 8.2 Update 1

I want to upgrade a Sitecore environment ( 8.0 Update 2 to 8.2 Update 1 ). I recently went to a general Sitecore Presentation and there they mentioned that i could use a new Upgrade tool. I found this ...
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ItemManager.AddFromTemplate. How to set language used

I'm writing some code to migrate items using the ItemManager.AddFromTemplate method. I'm wondering how to set what language the item created from that method is created in. Does it default to the ...
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Migrating a large media library

The customer has an existing Sitecore media library of roughly 18GB and wants to migrate this toa new sitecore site. However, because of the size, creating export packages or serializing items, ...
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Create bucket items from external database

We are migrating our legacy application in sitecore. We have a large database that we want to reuse in our sitecore application specially dbo.Product table. Product table contains ProductName, ...
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How to clean up date field values migrated from old Sitecore versions

After migrating content from Sitecore 6.5 I see dates staying not in canonical 8+ Sitecore format. Some samples (raw values) from my current project: 20140329T120917 - no Z at the end ...
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“String was not recognized as a valid DateTime” error

Images do not appear in Select Media dialog when I click Browse button in Image field. HTTP response from ItemWeb API that expected to return Images contains this error: String was not recognized ...
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What's the best migration strategy for 6.5 to 8.2?

In a few weeks, I'll start a migration project of a Sitecore 6.5 site to an 8.2 site. At that time the Express Migration Tool will only support 7.2 to 8.2, so the rest will be a manual process. I ...