Questions tagged [packages]

Used to tag questions about content and module packages. You can create packages using the Package Designer or Sitecore Rocks.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0 votes
1 answer
33 views

How to select all languages when creating a package?

Are all languages of specific item selected by default, when creating a package (not by default, but if the item exist for that language then it is selected automatically) if I do not have a language ...
user avatar
  • 329
1 vote
1 answer
51 views

Error while uploading Sitecore Package

Getting the following error while uploading (not installing), any Sitecore package: 9484 14:41:39 ERROR Could not resolve type name: **Sitecore.Pipelines.Upload.CheckExtension, Sitecore.UploadFilter** ...
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
39 views

Sitecore 10.2 ARM Template based install on Azure XM Small throws exception Could not load file or assembly Sitecore.Analytics, Version=17.0.0.0

Using the walk through Walkthrough: Deploying a new Sitecore environment to the Microsoft Azure App service all packages chosen for XM only. However I get this error This is not an XM Install, wonder ...
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
67 views

How to revert a package? [duplicate]

I want to install SC Hotfix 455749-1.zip for Sitecore XP 10.0.1. https://support.sitecore.com/kb?id=kb_article_view&sysparm_article=KB1000580 says to install it from CM. So after installing it ...
user avatar
2 votes
1 answer
59 views

What is purpose of the 'properties' folder inside Sitecore Zip package?

We are using Sitecore 9.3 on the project. My zip package takes a lot of space. When I opened my package my-package-1.0.0.zip\package.zip\ with 7-Zip I noticed that the properties folder takes a lot of ...
user avatar
1 vote
2 answers
163 views

How to schedule item backup?

We would like to schedule a item backup(package) on specific time. Is it possible to create a package of the items while scheduling it?
user avatar
  • 671
0 votes
1 answer
70 views

Sitecore Package Designer - Items Dynamically - not working

As a measure to make sure we do not overwrite content updates made by content authors in the Production Content Management System, we create Content Packages from production to copy down to QA using ...
user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
97 views

Error While Installing a Package in sitecore 9.0.1

I am getting this below error when i try to install a package in sitecore 9.0.1 with sxa 1.7 Log Error ManagedPoolThread #2 12:19:48 ERROR One or more exceptions occurred while processing the ...
user avatar
  • 181
3 votes
1 answer
466 views

SItecore XP 10 on Docker: how to install a package when the bin/ folder is read-only?

I am testing Sitecore 10 using docker containers. I followed the guide in Sitecore docs Everything seems to work fine, but I had some problems while installing new packages. For example I wanted to ...
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
26 views

Add Sitecore Package to source control [duplicate]

I'm trying to add a Sitecore Hotfix (https://sitecore.app.box.com/s/hab14a1l671cly284pe15io20q0bzayz) to our source control. Since we have integrated Unicorn with our solution, just adding the package ...
user avatar
  • 181
0 votes
0 answers
75 views

Packaging and installing media items not working - items are created but have no attached file, media is NOT stored in file system

I've created a package of media items on my prod environment and installed it on my local. The media files are NOT stored in the file system But when I install the package, the items are created but ...
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
77 views

Need to generate support package

How can I generate automaticalty this package on CD server (Azure) as /sitecore/admin path is denied. As recommended on this https://kb.sitecore.net/articles/406145 Thanks
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
29 views

Package installation error - Find corrupted items [duplicate]

I'm experiencing this problem when installing packages in an instance hosted on Azure. The package installation fails and the dialog just says - Retry installation. There are also no related logs. On ...
user avatar
  • 2,573
2 votes
1 answer
173 views

Install package programmatically with Merge-Append

I'm trying to develop a small utility that installs an uploaded Sitecore package. This tool should only install using the Merge-Append option. This article uses Overwrite. Could you please help me ...
user avatar
  • 2,573
0 votes
0 answers
53 views

Trying to upload an update package to SC 9.3 and getting "The requested document was not found"

When I try to upload a package to install items I am getting a window that reports "The requested document was not found". This started as a vanilla installation of 9.3 onto which I have ...
user avatar
  • 490
2 votes
1 answer
250 views

Creating nuget package with sitecore items, dll and config

We need to create NuGet packages for reusable code to be used across our organization. Each component to be packaged contains dll, configs, and Sitecore items. My doubt is - Is there any specific ...
user avatar
2 votes
1 answer
75 views

Sitecore Admin Support Package generator Configuration

In Sitecore Package generator, when I try to generate a package, for some reason, Sitecore is connecting to a different environment than production. We look for config files everywhere in Sitecore, ...
user avatar
  • 89
2 votes
1 answer
31 views

Sitecore package of EXM automated message

Sitecore 9.1.1 What files need to be included in Package designer if I want to export my EXM automated messages from environment X to Y? Thanks
user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
63 views

Sitecore Items are not installed correctly with Sitecore TDS package Installer

Our application is on Sitecore 8.2 Update 7 with TDS 5.8 We install TDS packages using TDS Package Installer function doCustomContentManagementInstall() { param ( [string]$siteName, [string]$...
user avatar
2 votes
0 answers
42 views

Cancel package installation based on contents of package

I need to block certain packages from being installed based on the items in the package. If a Sitecore item in the package matches a certain condition then the package should not be installed. I have ...
user avatar
  • 1,094
2 votes
1 answer
49 views

Why does creating a package need MongoDB

I'm using sc8.2 and today, creating a small package was taking forever. Nothing in logs too. The MongoDB service was not running. After starting it again, the package creation went fine. Why is ...
user avatar
  • 2,573
0 votes
0 answers
167 views

Creating package programmatically adds only en

I'm trying to create a Sitecore package programmatically in sc9.3. It's only one item which has 0 en versions & one ja-JP version. However, when the package is created, it only has the en ...
user avatar
  • 2,573
0 votes
0 answers
71 views

Request is not available in this context error with ajax call

This is Sitecore 9.3 and I'm trying to build an admin page to create a package programmatically. The aspx page location is \wwwroot\mysite\sitecore\admin\minions\package.aspx The method is triggered ...
user avatar
  • 2,573
1 vote
2 answers
50 views

Post-Package Installation Locks

After a package is installed in an upper environment, for instance from DEV to QA it retains the lock from a user unknown or a user in the DEV environment that is not on QA and only an Admin can ...
user avatar
1 vote
2 answers
602 views

Packaging and installing media items not working - items are created but have no attached file

My content authors uploaded a ton of media items in our UAT environment. I'm trying to package these and install in prod, but the installation isn't working. I'm created a regular Sitecore package ...
user avatar
6 votes
3 answers
1k views

What is difference between Adding Item statically and Dynamically while creating sitecore package?

What is difference between Adding Item or file Dynamically or statically while creating sitecore packages?
user avatar
-1 votes
1 answer
57 views

MongoDB errors while installing WFFM

Why is installing WFFM trying and failing to talk to MongoDB? I'm starting with a base Sitecore 8.2 install from SIM - my understanding is SIM would completely handle setting up the 8.2 Sitecore ...
user avatar
-2 votes
2 answers
2k views

Hosting Environment initiated shutdown

I am getting log warnings as below when trying to install one package on fresh Sitecore 9.0.2 instance. I don't understand why its getting restarted again. Is there any app pool setting which causes ...
user avatar
  • 499
0 votes
2 answers
548 views

Allow all characters in ItemNameValidation setting

Trying to install a package which has the item names with characters like (', '.', '). How can I temporarily disable ItemNameValidation setting? Tried changing the setting to '.*' which did not help....
user avatar
4 votes
2 answers
332 views

How to install multiple Sitecore packages at once?

The Sitecore Installation Wizard allows to install only one package. What is the best way to install multiple packages at once?
user avatar
2 votes
1 answer
209 views

Installing Packages in Sitecore PaaS/WebApp

Sitecore Support has stated that I can’t install packages like PowerShell Extensions and SXA if my PaaS environment is already deployed. They stated I need to redeploy and add these to the ARM ...
user avatar
  • 227
3 votes
3 answers
304 views

How to convert .update package into Sitecore Package or SCWDP package?

We received a hotfix from Sitecore Support, but it was provided as a .update package to be installed via control panel>administration>install an update (same as Sitecore Updates system). As we ...
user avatar
2 votes
1 answer
386 views

Error when installing WDP in on-premises Sitecore 9.1 XP setup

I followed the steps described in this SSE question/answer to create my WDP. Everything works like a charm when deploying this WDP into a Sitecore Azure Paas instance. However, when I try to install ...
user avatar
  • 2,221
5 votes
1 answer
166 views

Error while creating a WDP package using AzureToolkit

I'm trying to create a WDP from an existing Sitecore package but I'm facing the following error even after installing DacFX: Microsoft.Web.Deployment.DeploymentDetailedFatalException: The SQL ...
user avatar
  • 2,221
10 votes
2 answers
656 views

How to convert a Sitecore package into a WDP package?

How can I convert a given Sitecore Package previously created using the Package Designer into a WDP package, so that I can create a script to deploy it on my Azure instances?
user avatar
  • 2,221
1 vote
1 answer
261 views

"Error occurred" (500) when collecting basic information about your Sitecore installation

I have raised a ticket on the Sitecore support portal. They asked me to provide basic information about my Sitecore site from each instance in your environment. Check the article https://kb.sitecore....
user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
119 views

Installation wizard - while a package installation, loader keep on showing and never end

Installation Wizard - while installing any package, 'Installing..' loader keep on showing even small size of package and never ending installation. This happening in my local development(Sitecore 8.1)...
user avatar
2 votes
0 answers
155 views

How to create a Sitecore Module WDP packge **WITH** Sitecore items?

I was following the official documentation on the subject here https://doc.sitecore.com/developers/sat/20/sitecore-azure-toolkit/en/web-deploy-packages-for-a-module.html and realized that it looks ...
user avatar
  • 2,221
2 votes
0 answers
377 views

Something missing from Sitecore package, how to find out what it is

I've been trying to hand off some content for our developers to test with. However, when they use the installation wizard to install my package, the installation fails. I checked their logs and am ...
user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
249 views

Package install via the Sitecore Installation Framework

Is it possible to install Sitecore packages (including both items and files) via the Sitecore Installation Framework (SIF) 2.0.0? If this functionality is not available out-of-the-box in SIF, I ...
user avatar
3 votes
1 answer
385 views

Restrict access to the Package Installation Wizard

We would like to restrict access to the Package Installation Wizard within a test environment. This is to ensure all Sitecore items are being correctly deployed from serialisation data. Can this be ...
user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
284 views

Can I automate the PowerShell Extension package installation?

Is it possible to automate the installation of the package that everybody is using to automate the other packages installation? My goal would be having a script which I can use to install SPE on a ...
user avatar
  • 2,221
5 votes
1 answer
183 views

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 ...
user avatar
  • 1,591
1 vote
1 answer
303 views

Delete corrupted items after import

I've installed a package with corrupted items (that means the items need some base clases and so on and when I try to click on such an item I get an error - I don't have these classes inside my ...
user avatar
  • 1,115
3 votes
3 answers
1k views

Easy to setup demo website for Sitecore 9

I have installed the default version of Sitecore 9 and I want to setup a demo website on top of it. I DO NOT want to install Visual studio and do code builds! I would like to have a simple ...
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
199 views

Web Forms For Marketers on Content Delivery missing index.cshtml on Sitecore 9.0.1

We have installed WFFM on a Content delivery server and we were following the official documentation the Sitecore website. After installation we saw that the index.cshtml was not deployed in the views ...
user avatar
2 votes
2 answers
575 views

Could not load file or assembly 'Sitecore.DataExchange' while installing Sitecore Provider for Data Exchange Framework 2.0.1 Package

I am trying to setup my Habitat Home Commerce solution (Sitecore Experience Commerce 9.0.2) and as a step for it I am trying to install the package Sitecore Provider for Data Exchange Framework 2.0.1 ...
user avatar
  • 1,036
4 votes
1 answer
1k views

Config patch/hack to temporarily disable index update

Is there some easy config patch or hack I could make which would disable all indexing activities? I want to do this for things like package installation and also deletion of large content branches ...
user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
2k views

How to uninstall Sitecore package [duplicate]

Is there any way to rollback the entire package after successful deployment? As per my knowledge, one way is to delete all the Sitecore items from the CMS, dll's if any from the bin and patch config ...
user avatar
  • 812
3 votes
1 answer
90 views

Sitecore Custom Role based User gets disabled on package installation

I created a package of users and roles from local development environment of Sitecore.NET 9.0.1 (rev. 171219). When this package is installed on Azure , users got disabled. I know we can enable them ...
user avatar