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No contact created in MongoDB when session is closed

8.2 update 0. I have changed session to be 1 minute instead of the default 20 minutes. When I log into the site, in incognito, surf around and close the browser. No contact is ever created in the ...
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ERROR: Cannot create tracker (Message:session is not initialized) Sitecore 8.1 update 2

I am getting below error in logs and none of the interaction data is collected in mongoDB also. Verified with Post looks everything Ok in my solution. ERROR Cannot create tracker. Exception: ...
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How can I create a custom report in Experience Analytics?

I'm pretty new at Sitecore, so I don't know if this is possible. I am able to log some custom page events (click on an anchor on the client side) in xDB. I can then query this with Robomongo. But ...
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Any Guidelines to choose between SQL or Mongo for xDB on Sitecore 9?

Want to check if we have any guidelines (metrics) helpful to decide either Mongo or SQL will be good fit while Upgrading to Sitecore 9, especially if the current version in below 7.5 (No Mongo). ...
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How can I utilise MongoDB for non-xDB related things in my Sitecore solution?

Assuming we have a sparking new Sitecore installation running, and have already invested in the relevant MongoDB infrastructure to keep the solution running 24x7 and so on - how can I make further use ...
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What are options for archiving xDB data?

I've ran into a number of different scenarios lately around xDB and data retention and archiving. What is the best practice for archiving data in xDB in general? For example, is there a best practice ...
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MongoDB disk IOPS

I was reading that Sitecore recommends SSD disks for MongoDB Servers, and I am wondering if What are the recommended performance values? Will I have any performance lost if not use SSD? Best ...
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What happens when MongoDB is down?

We are building an infrastructure for xDB internally and our internal network team asked us what would happen if the MongoDB instances were down. We, of course are deploying MongoDB with Replica set ...
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Sizing MongoDB Servers for xDB

Is there guidance on sizing the Mongo DB servers when running xDB on premises? I've found some guidance on sizing MongoDB for session state (link) but can't find anything on the analytics side. To be ...
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Sitecore 9 xDB Support for MongoDB

We are working on migrating our Sitecore instances to Sitecore 9 and we are using xDB for analytics. We read new version of Sitecore does not support MongoDB. Can we still use xDB and analytics?
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How do I run MongoDB and SOLR Docker images that work with Windows Server 2016?

I'm trying to configure my Sitecore 8.2 instance in a Docker container using Windows Server 2016. I've been able to successfully setup IIS in a Docker container, but am unable to find any containers/...
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WFFM: How multisite FormData get saved in MongoDB?

I am using Sitecore 8.1 with WFFM. Can anyone please explain me how the multi-site information get saved in FormData?. As per my understanding FormData will get saved with FormID and its Fields in ...
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What are the best practices for MongoDB replica set latency?

I'm looking to setup a environment with 3 MongoDB (1 x Primary and 2 x Secondary nodes) in different regions and wondering if: Is there any recommendations on latency (in ms) limitations for the ...
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Custom Report from xDB (MongoDB) based in Geo Ips

We are on Sitecore 8.2 rev. 170614 (8.2 Update-4) using MongoDB On-Premise mode with custom SSL Setup. Need to submit a custom report to business based on various logins (and related data) ...
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How to Join MongoDb Collections Using Sitecore Mongo Db Report Data Source

Am using sitecore 8.0, below code gets the analytics from the mongo db. I have two collections "ineractions" and "ContactId", I want to join both the collections using common field "contact" from ...
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Where to find Visit Duration and Latest Date Visited in Code Behind

I am creating a process that reads in the Sitecore analytics contact collection and gets information needed for a report. It is read and inserted in SQL Server. Not sure how to get some of the fields ...
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Sitecore Experience Profile DashBoard is Empty

We are facing issue on production enviornment ad issue is that Sitecore Experience Profile DashBoard is Empty and this issue is only on production not on UAT or QA when i scanned through logs i found ...
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