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For questions relating to the Sitecore Install Framework introduced in Sitecore 9.

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How to Uninstall an instance created using the Sitecore Install Framework

I've been playing with the creation of Sitecore 9 instances, however I keep running into issues (which is not related to my question), but as I fix various things related to my local configuration, I ...
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You must have a user with the same password in master or target server

I'm installing the Sitecore 9 XP0 locally and struggling with the following problem: installation process fails with the following error: Unable to connect to master or target server '...
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Installing 9.1 XP0 - Sorry, there was an error : unauthorized_client

After installing 9.1 I see the following error on the login screen: Steps I followed: Updated XP0-SingleDeveloper with ".dev.sc.local" to the site names Ran the installation using XP0-...
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Issues with XConnect certificate does not contain Private Key

I have a Windows Server 2016, SIF and Sitecore Fundamentals installed where I am trying to provision a Sitecore 9 XP1 Here is the error I am seeing CERT:\LocalMachine\My\...
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Any reason Sitecore 9.x data folder now defaults it's location to inside web root?

All previous installs to version 9 had a folder structure like this: /Data /Databases /Website Now in version 9.x the /Data directory is nested inside the /Website root. SIF default logic even has ...
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Why does Register-SitecoreInstallExtension appear to do nothing?

I'm making my first attempt at extending SIF, and I don't seem to be able to register a new Task correctly. Can anyone suggest what I'm doing wrong here? I've create a new script commandlet. It has ...
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Issue with Sitecore 9 certificate missing private key

Trying my best to get my Sitecore 9 instance running on Windows 8.1 with IIS 8.5. As mentioned in Sitecore guide, I am noticing lot of issues while installation. After solving a few of them, I ended ...
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Install-SitecoreConfiguration : Cannot validate argument on parameter 'Signer'. The “$_.HasPrivateKey -eq $true”

Following this article https://buoctrenmay.com/2018/01/11/playing-with-sitecore-9-0-update-1-installation/comment-page-1/#comment-548 to install Sitecore, got this error on step 13, any idea? [-----...
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Sitecore 9 Installation error "Cannot process argument transformation on parameter 'Signer' during CreateSignedCert : NewSignedCertificate step

I am trying to install Sitecore 9 in my Windows 10 box. At first attempt, it was failed with this exception After some modification, I re-executed Sitecore install script. This time, i came across ...
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SIF 2.0.0 on SC 9.0.2 - “The operation is on user root store and UI is not allowed”

After the release of SIF 2.0.0, an automated SC 9.0.x script began failing with the error: The operation is on user root store and UI is not allowed. This error occurs during the execution of ...
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XP Scaled (XP1) how to validate installed application in each server are correct?

I am trying to install Sitecore 9.1 in distributed (on premises) architecture, I have 4 servers: 1-cd 1-cm 1-solr 1-sql,reporting and processing I tweaked the script to install each separately ...
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SOLR and Zookeeper setup

I am trying to setup mit XP1 installation requirements. So I've setup a single SOLR server with Zookeeper on it like descripted here: https://lucene.apache.org/solr/guide/6_6/setting-up-an-external-...
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Is there a specific order to install Sitecore 9 XP1?

I'm installing Sitecore 9 XP1 and facing issues with my certificate for XConnect as you can see here That being said, I wonder if is there a specific order to install Sitecore 9 XP1 and that's the ...
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Failed to start service Sitecore XConnect Search Indexer when installing Sitecore 9

While running SIF to install 9.0.1 the powershell script stops during the Install-SitecoreConfiguration @xconnectParams step which deploys the xConnect instance giving the following exception. ...
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When installing Sitecore 9.1, how does one fix this error “Cannot retrieve the dynamic parameters for the cmdlet…”?

I had a strange problem when I was installing Sitecore 9.1 and here is the solution. The problem occurred when running the SIF command Install-SitecoreConfiguration @xconnectParams from the SIF ...
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Installation with SIF error. “You must remove all users with password before setting the containment property to NONE”

I am getting the following error when I attempt to install Sitecore 9.1 (initial release) with SIF (v2.0.0). (Note this IS after some failed installs, but I believe I have removed everything to do ...
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Installation Error - Cannot validate argument on parameter 'Source'

I am in process of installing Sitecore 9 using SIF. Everything went smooth but when running the Power shell script to install SIF, ended up with the error below: PS>TerminatingError(Invoke-CopyTask)...
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Why do we require Contained database for Sitecore 9?

I am installing new Sitecore9 on our dev server. Our DBA team is concerned about why Sitecore DBs should have contained users? From my understanding, it is just for using SIF framework. We also ...
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SIF installation process fails because it cannot start website

In the latest steps, SIF installation process fails because it tries to start the website, but it gets the error below: Invoke-ManageWebsiteTask : The process cannot access the file because it is ...
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Sitecore 9 - XP0 - xConnect Cert requirements?

What name format/should be used for the xConnectCert prompt of Install-SitecoreConfiguration? The Self-Signed Cert is located in the (Local Computer)\Trusted Root Certification Authorities\...
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Sitecore 9 Update 1 installation EXM Master DB Name

I'm trying to install Sitecore 9 Update 1 and i'm getting the following error i'm using the following script: #define parameters $prefix = "S9U1Demo" $PSScriptRoot = "C:\Resourcefiles" $...
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Sitecore 9 update 1 - Multiple CM

My question is about installing Sitecore in XP1 Scaled environment. I installed the CM (XP1). The database for CM was created. I would like to deploy the second CM, how can I do this? If I execute ...
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Why Xdb.Collection.Shard0, Xdb.Collection.Shard1 and Xdb.Collection.ShardMapManager databases in Sitecore 9 are not Partially Contained?

I am wondering what are the reasons or maybe technical limitations all of Sitecore 9 databases to be Partially Contained except Xdb.Collection.Shard0, Xdb.Collection.Shard1 and Xdb.Collection....
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XP1 Installation Question for DDS and cm-secondary

I am preparing me for my first XP1 Installation and I only have One CD and one CM in my setup. For what is the "sitecore-xp1-dds.json" for. whats the usage of this configuration JSON and when do I ...
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What are the certificates associated with websites on installation of Sitecore Experience Commerce 9 Update 2

I have installed Sitecore Experience Commerce 9.0 Update 2 and my IIS shows me the below websites created: What are the certificates associated with each of them? I do see SitecoreIdentityServer and ...
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'sqlcmd' is not recognized at CreateShardApplicationDatabaseServerLoginSqlCmd step

I'm trying to install Sitecore 9 Update 1 XP0 topology and everything looks great until the step CreateShardApplicationDatabaseServerLoginSqlCmd The server I am running the installation was ...
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How to use SIF to install Sitecore 9.1 instance connected to existing database

I have used SIF to install Sitecore 9.1 and it worked (database is created and everything is working). Now I want to install a new instance of Sitecore 9.1 on another server - without creating a ...
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SIF Installation throwing Password Validation Failed exception

We are trying to install Sitecore 9.0.1 rev 171219 (XP0) on-premise. Everything goes fine until it tries to create Sitecore.Messaging Database. As the installation have already created ...
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Installing Sitecore 9 in XP0 setup with SOLR instance on Remote Server

I have setup the sitecore 9 on my machine and used setup guide I have installed SQL Server 2017 and SOLR 6.6.2 in Remote Server. [The OS is Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard] I have followed the ...
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Sitecore 9 Installation error “Failed to start service 'Sitecore xConnect Search Indexer”

I am trying to install Sitecore 9 in my Windows 10 box. At first attempt, it was failed with this exception. Failed to start service 'Sitecore xConnect Search Indexer' I got the one answer for ...
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Install XConnect 9 without license file

I would like to install XConnect 9 using SIF without license file. This would, for example, allow me to build a XConnect Docker image and provide the required Sitecore license at runtime. By default ...
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SIFLess installation error "ERROR_SCRIPTDOM_NEEDED_FOR_SQL_PROVIDER

At the time of installing Sitecore 9 by using SIFLess-EZ Power-shell script, the below error is obtained. "ERROR_SCRIPTDOM_NEEDED_FOR_SQL_PROVIDER ". IN Dev m/c I have VS 2013, 2015 and 2017 ...
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Certificate does not contain Private Key exception while executing Sitecore 9 installation script on Windows 2012 R2

I am trying to install Sitecore 9 on Windows Server 2012 R2. There were some issues while executing Sitecore 9 installation script using SIF related to create self signed certificate for xConnect. ...
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Ensure/Sync default content paths for environment AdventureWorksAuthoring failed during SXC installation

In addition to my previous question, When I tried to re-execute the script with the help of script provided by Alex in his repository and my previous exception resolved but got one more error. ...
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xConnect install: Property “errorMessages” cannot be found on this object

I'm trying to install the XP0 local development version of Sitecore using George Chang's blog as a reference: https://blogs.perficient.com/microsoft/2017/10/how-to-install-sitecore-9-with-the-sitecore-...
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Install Sitecore 9.2 errors on Waiting for service 'Sitecore Marketing Automation Engine to start

Whilst trying to install Sitecore 9.2 using either SIF or SIA we are seeing both approaches error with: Waiting for service 'Sitecore Marketing Automation Engine - ###-MarketingAutomationService (###-...
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Install-SitecoreConfiguration : No matching commands include a parameter named 'Signer'

I am trying to install Sitecore 9.0 on Windows Server 2012 Update R2. I have followed all steps mentioned in this article: https://blogs.perficient.com/microsoft/2017/10/how-to-install-sitecore-9-...
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Unable to uninstall Sitecore 9.1 and getting “No registration found for extension 'RemoveSQLDatabase' of type 'Task'”

I was following Quick Installation Guide available here to uninstall my fresh Sitecore 9.1 instance. It says in chapter 4.2. Uninstall the XP Single topology this: To uninstall any of the Sitecore ...
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How to remove all certificates installed by Sitecore 9 SIF Installation?

Sometimes Sitecore 9 SIF installation script fails as multiple certificates found with same DNS name. It may happened when you try to install Sitecore 9 using SIF and somehow it got failed due to any ...
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How do skip the DB deploy task in Sitecore Install Framework

I'm trying to install a load balanced CM pair. There are 2 CMs. I thought the install script automatically skips the DB deploy task if the DBs are installed, but doesn't look like. When I install the ...
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Error 500.19 installing Sitecore 9 XP0 on a clean Windows 10 machine

While installing Sitecore 9 XP0 on a new Windows 10 VM I came across the following error. HTTP Error 500.19 - Internal Server Error The requested page cannot be accessed because the related ...
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Sitecore 9.1 and Identity Server

I install Sitecore XP 9.1 using SIF but identity server doesn't work. If I delete the IIS site for it I can still log into Sitecore. Nothing in log for Sitecore or identity server. Anyone help?
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What if we don't want to use the EXM Module on Sitecore 9?

We are configuring Sitecore 9.0.2 in a scaled environment and we don't have plans to use the EXM Module. We know how to disable the EXM module but in that case which all roles can be ignored on ...
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Sitecore 9 Installation :: Could not find Solr instance [closed]

I'm following given post for Sitecore 9 Set up on local machine Sitecore 9 set up Got below error on install.ps1 execution even I'm able to browse the Solr URL( https://localhost:8985/solr/ ) ...
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Why is SIF failing to create Solr core?

I am trying to install Sitecore XP9 by following the installation guide as described in Chapter 5 of the Sitecore Experience Platform Installation Guide. After creating a Powershell script as ...
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Sitecore 9.1 Installation Error

The installation for Sitecore 9.1.0 is stuck at step number 50. This is what I get in the System Event Logs as 3 separate errors. Errors were encountered in the procedure 'dbo....
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Installing Sitecore 9 With Solr on Linux

I am having a hard time getting Sitecore 9 (SIF 2.0) installed where Solr is on a remote Linux box. Basically I have removed the steps in the install powershell script that creates the solr cores ...
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Installing Sitecore 9(XP0) on premise with Amazon RDS for SQL Server

I am trying to setup Sitecore 9(XP0) on premise with the SQL Server running on Amazon RDS for SQL Server. Unfortunately it fails when running the scripts to setup the databases: Is there anyone who ...
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Could not get pipeline: canShowEditor (domain: ExperienceEditor) [closed]

I am getting the following error after installing the Habitat solution for Sitecore 9, from https://github.com/sitecore/habitat/tree/feature/v9 , and pointing it at a clean Sitecore install... Could ...
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Solr Start Service not working

I am was trying to install Solr. I have followed all the steps specified. But I am getting an error in power shell like this below.Could you please let me know what must have went wrong. Thanks in ...

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