Questions tagged [packages]

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Sitecore 9.2 Dynamic Package issue

I am trying to create a dynamic package in sitecore. while creating i applied simple search, put 15 days for within the past field both for "creation date filter" and "modification date filter", ...
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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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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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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

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?
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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 ...
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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 an .update package to be installed via control panel>administration>install an update (same as Sitecore Updates system). As we do ...
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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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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 ...
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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?
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“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....
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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)...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Installing SXA 1.7 : One or more exceptions occurred while processing the subscribers to the 'item:saved' event [closed]

while trying to install SXA 1.7, i have run across the following error: One or more exceptions occurred while processing the subscribers to the 'item:saved' event. I uploaded the package, then ...
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Can I make a package installation skip over errors and exceptions?

On Sitecore 8.2, I'm trying to do a big content sync to bring my Dev environment up to date with the production environment. I've created a large package of the entire content node, and I'm trying ...
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NullReferenceException when installing Sitecore SXA

I have a fresh installation of Sitecore 9.0.1 rev 171219 and am attempting to install SXA 1.6. I've downloaded the package and when attempting to install it, it fails with the following error in the ...
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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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Creating Package of Bucketed Sitecore Items

Recently I faced an issue in my project. I have to migrate few Sitecore items from one environment to another by creating package of them. But the issue is that few of the Sitecore items are Bucketed. ...
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How do you check for prerequisites before installing a Sitecore module package?

How do you determine that prerequisites are met before allowing the packages to install? How do you stop the installation if conditions are not met? Looking for an improved experience through the ...
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How to take the only latest version of items as package

I want to make a package containing only the latest version of a selection/tree of Sitecore items. Is there any way I can make achieve this with the Package Designer?
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Importing packages from Sitecore through Code

I want to import the Sitecore packages in Sitecore through code. Is there way to do this?
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Role will not be installed as it already exists

I have created a sitecore security accounts package with an updated permissions on roles. When i try to install it, its says "Role will not be installed as it already exists". Is that mean i can't ...
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How to install zip file package from Installation Wizard using Powershell DSC?

I am trying to automate installing a "zip" package files from Sitecore's installation wizard. But I'm unable to work out how to allow an automation using PowerShell DSC to log in and trigger the ...
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Sitecore versioning appears incorrect after package install

This is using 8.1 Update 2 with multi-lingual/fallback. I've been installing packages to make updates from our local environment to our QA server. Somewhere along the line, it started to create what I'...
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UpdateInstallationWizard.aspx and/or sitecore.ship isn't working [closed]

Stood up the 8.2 Update 1 environment. However I'm getting the error below when trying to install the update package generated by TDS. Works fine locally but not in Azure Web Apps. Value cannot be ...
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Package Installation Error - Install Version Null Reference Exception [closed]

I created a Sitecore Package. I tested the package in a test environment and it worked fine. But, in the client's environment, one of the items in the package fails with this error: ManagedPoolThread ...
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How to increase request timeout for rocks connection?

I'm getting below error when trying to build package using Sitecore Rocks. While building package it takes some time so the connection is getting timed out. The request channel timed out while ...
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What is the most efficient & fastest way to speed up the installation of packages with thousands of items?

We are soon going be pulling thousands of items from a PROD instance back into a QA Environment. These packages have thousands of items and take a VERY long time to install, sometimes even beyond 8 ...
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How to generate Sitecore zip package from Visual Studio build process (or TDS)

Is it possible to generate a Sitecore zip installation package from a TDS project in a Visual Studio solution? Ideally, but not strictly, in a way that could run on a CI server.