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Package via Items dynamically not working

I want to create a package for items that were created or updated in the last 30 days. I am using the Items Dynamically feature to create the package. Initially, I created two new items with names ...
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Using Sitecore.Install to create a package with file paths - how to set the destination path/use a relative path instead of full path

I have a project for a module, that deploys to a Sitecore site in IIS. So, my root project folder is C:\Dev\ContentExportTool\CET (where the .sln lives) and the site is at C:\inetpub\wwwroot\CET.dev....
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How to find out what is in a Sitecore Package without installing it

Once I have created a package and downloaded it to my system from Sitecore, is there any way to know what the package contains, maybe just path of those items. I want to achieve this with out ...
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Installing Sitecore SXA package spins endlessly on cloud

We have Sitecore 9.3 PAAS Azure environment and want to add SXA. We had to install PowerShell 6.1 version as the compatible version 6.0 gave errors and installation would not complete. We were ...
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Package generation failed: System.ArgumentNullException

In Sitecore 10.3, When I use Package Designer to create a package, sometimes I get the following error message: Package generation failed: System.ArgumentNullException: Value cannot be null. Parameter ...
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Is there a quick way to include all dependent items in a Sitecore package

Currently, I would add item by item in the Package Designer. Is there a way to add just the page item and it would include all its dependent/associated items in the package, e.g.: Templates, ...
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Prolonged Unavailability of myorg: Seeking Alternative Sitecore Repositories [closed]

My team and I are currently engaged with a Sitecore Commerce project, and one of the key repositories we rely upon is https://sitecore.myget.org/F/sc-commerce-packages/api/v3/index.json. Regrettably, ...
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Sitecore patch from Security Bulletin SC2023-002-576660

I am trying to install Security Bulletin SC2023-002-576660 hotfix over the XP 9.3 and 10.3 instances. We have multiple Sitecore core server roles (CM, CD, Processing, Reporting, EXM Dispatch). Do we ...
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Is it safer to cancel the Sitecore package installation?

We have migrated from Sitecore 8 to Sitecore 10.1. During the content migration, we used Sitecore packages. I've observed that smaller packages install quickly, but larger packages (above 200MB) take ...
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Could not load file or assembly 'Microsoft.Extensions.DependencyInjection.Abstractions' while installing Sitecore Headless Rendering [closed]

I have a Sitecore 10.2 local instance. When I tried to install Sitecore Headless Rendering 20.0.2 from Sitecore Headless Rendering, it gave an exception. Could not load file or assembly 'Microsoft....
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How to copy a Sitecore 10 site from one environment to another?

How can I copy a Sitecore 10 site from one environment to another? I've created a site package and installed it in the new environment, but the site isn't appearing in the SXA site manager. Is there ...
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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 ...
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Error related to scriptDatabaseOptions when generating scwdp using Azure Toolkit

Sitecore Azure Toolkit 2.7.0 and 2.8.0 Trying to convert a module package into an scwdp package using the following command: $package = "C:\temp\MyModulePackage.zip" ConvertTo-...
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How to set default merge options on package installation

When we install a package and there is an existing item, we see this message: I would like to Keep the Merge > Append selected as default. Change the existing description text for each option. I ...
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Package Extraction - Windows cannot open the folder

I am trying to inspect a package created by the package designer. I extract the zip file into my temp folder ok, but when I open that extracted folder and try to extract the inner package.zip package, ...
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Details about cumulative hotfix installation for Sitecore 10.1.0 version

I'm trying to install the cumulative hotfix: https://support.sitecore.com/kb?id=kb_article_view&sysparm_article=KB1001300 for Sitecore 10.1.0 version. Hotfix contains WDP Packages .Can you please ...
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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 ...
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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** ...
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How to take content item package with all referenced items using Sitecore Powershell?

I would like to create package of one single content item using Sitecore PowerShell Extensions. While creating the package, I would like to include all the referenced items in the package. Is there ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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?
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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 ...
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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?
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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 ...
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1 answer
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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
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What are the differences between update and zip packages

What is the difference between an update package (with *.update extension) and a regular package created from the Package Designer in the Sitecore Desktop? I know that: update packages are ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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1 answer
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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, ...
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1 answer
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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 ...
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1 answer
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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
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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]$siteName, [string]$...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Hosting Environment initiated shutdown [closed]

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 ...
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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....
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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?