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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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Installation Issue with Sitecore 9 Update 1 XP0 [duplicate]

I am getting below Error in my last Step of SC9.0 Update 1 Installation- What I have already checked:- I have verfied Database server names, credentials etc are all fine/ I have also ensured its as ...
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Why does Sitecore 9.1.1 Prerequisites EnableWindowsOptionalFeature fail?

I am trying to run the prerequisites.json file for a SC 9.1.1 install and I am getting the following error: [----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ...
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SXC 9.1.1 Installation Error - GenerateCatalogTemplates

I am getting error while installting SXC 9.1.1. It is throwing error at GenerateCatalogTemplates script Generating Catalog Templates ... GET http://sxa.storefront.com/SiteUtilityPages/...
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Sitecore 9, WebDeploy Failure [closed]

EDIT: SEE MY ANSWER BELOW FOR THE FIX. While trying to install Sitecore 9 via the install PowerShell script provided in the "Sitecore® Developer Foundation 9.0" Course, I've ran into the following ...
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Sitecore 9.1 Install Install-SitecoreConfiguration : Cannot retrieve the dynamic parameters for the cmdlet. Unrecognized escape sequence

Trying to install Sitecore 9.1 XP0 version, single Dev. Have Solr service running TLS, able to browse to https://localhost:8984/solr. Certificate for Solr cert in Trusted Root Certificate Store of my ...
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Access is Denied Error in Sitecore 9.1 Update 1 installing

All I am Getting following error when I am trying to Install Sitecore 9.1 update 1. > This command cannot be run due to the error: Access is denied at > \WindowsPowerShell\Modules\...
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“Could not deploy package” error while installing Sitecore 9 update 2 setup on my local enviromment [duplicate]

I am a beginner in sitecore and I am facing the below error while setting up sitecore on my local environment [----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------...
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Sitecore 9.1.1 upgrade

I have a Sitecore 8.2 project that I'm upgrading to 9.1.1. I installed a fresh insistence of Sitecore 9.1.1 and moved my old project into it. I have it pointing at the old Core, Master, Web databases ...
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Sitecore 9.1 update 1 installation error with Azure SQL database

I'm trying to install Sitecore 9.1 update 1 with `Azure SQL database as a service, I'm getting below error. Please help. > [---------------------------------- XConnectXP0_InstallWDP : WebDeploy > ----...
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Not getting any details when running "Install-Update Package" through Sitecore Powershell Module remoting service for my sitecore instance

I am running a Powershell Script using Sitecore Powershell Module remoting service to install .update packages from my host to a remote Sitecore instance but I am not getting any details back on the ...
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Sitecore XP 9.1.1 certificates error

I get the following error from my CD Server(serverB) The certificate was not found. Store: My, Location: LocalMachine, FindType: FindByThumbprint, FindValue: """"", InvalidAllowed: False. Source: ...
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Sitecore 9.0 Installation Issue:ERROR_SCRIPTDOM_NEEDED_FOR_SQL_PROVIDER [duplicate]

I am trying to install Sitecore Experience platform 9.0 using Sitecore via SIF. Versions of the pre-requisite Softwares/Tools are SQL Server Version-14.0.1000.169, Sitecore XP 9.0, Solr-6.6.2, ...
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Getting issue while setting up Sitecore Habitat 9.0 Update 2 [duplicate]

I'm following this article( SC9 Install ) to set up Habitat with SC9.0.2 but getting below errors at InstallWDP:WebDeploy step: I have installed all required software via Web platform installer but ...
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Sitecore Experience Commerce 9.1 Installation - Bootstrap 500 Internal Server Error

When running the installation script for Sitecore Experience Commerce 9.1 I am getting the following error: Install-SitecoreConfiguration : The remote server returned an error: (500) Internal Server ...
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Error when Installing Sitecore 9.1 on Azure PaaS

When trying to install Sitecore 9.1 on Azure PaaS, I face the following error: Add-AzureRMAccount : The term 'Add-AzureRMAccount' is not recognized as the name of a cmdlet, function, script file, or ...
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XP Scaled (XP1) Sitecore 9.1 distributed (on premises) architecture certificate [closed]

How many certificates need to be bought for XP Scaled (XP1) Sitecore 9.1 distributed (on premises) architecture . When i install in distributed architecture in single server, i see each process ...
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Show actual command being executed by Sitecore Installation Framework

In order to help diagnose an issue with Web Deploy and Sitecore Installation Framework (SIF), I would like to see the actual msdeploy command being executed by the WebDeploy SIF Task, including the ...
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The process cannot access the file because it is being used by another process

I have been able to successfully install Sitecore 9.1 and 9.1.1 previously, for some reason yesterday this error seemed to crop up somehow when attempting a fresh 9.1.1 install and now seemingly ...
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Error - msdeploy.exe returned a non-zero exit code - (-1)

I'm trying to install Sitecore 9 Update 1 but getting the following error: [---------------------------------------------- InstallWDP : WebDeploy -----------------------------------------------] [...
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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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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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Sitecore 9 update 1 Install-SitecoreConfiguration non-zero exit code - (-1) error

Trying to install sitecore 9 update 1 but ended up with the following error. Install-SitecoreConfiguration : Command C:\Program Files\iis\Microsoft Web Deploy V3\msdeploy.exe returned a non-zero exit ...
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Sitecore commerce 9 certificate expired [closed]

I have an instance of sitecore commerce 9.0.1 installed on my local machine. Two days back I found that all the certificates are expired. I created new Self-Signed Certificates and deleted the old ...
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XP Scaled (XP1) Sitecore 9.1 distributed (on premises) architecture certificate issues

I have 4 on premises servers. I ran PowerShell XP1 scaled script for distributed installation, I am getting a certificate issue as certificates are getting generated with computer name (system name). ...
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Sitecore 9.1 Distributed Install Fails on Database Deploy

I am executing a Sitecore 9.1 Distributed Installation but it is failing when xConnectCollection attempts to web deploy databases. I created a SQL Server account with sysadm rights and the SQL Server ...
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Error installation Sitecore 9.1

I tried to install sitecore 9.1 but I got this error so unable to install, please help me
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Sitecore 9.1 xConnect site not working

Background: I am trying to install Sitecore 9.1 XP0 developer topology on my local machine, however, the SIF install fails at task 65 out of 88 with the error message Installation error: Failed to ...
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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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Sitecore 9.1 Installation - Skip to particular step

Hi I was installing sitecore 9.1 with SIF. It completed before updatesolrschema. When it was try to access to the below URL, because of proxy issue SIF script failed. I know this was the last step in ...
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While clicking on an item in Content Editor throws Invalid Certificate exception

Configuring Sitecore 9.0.2 on scaled environment. On the CM environment when we click any of the items related to our website, we see the exception below. Whereas all the Sitecore ootb items in ...
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How to run multiple Sitecore 9.x Instances locally? [closed]

I've installed several Sitecore 9.0.2 (XP0) instances locally and went into some issues regarding certificates. I was wondering if anyone had the same issue and how it was solved?
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While installing Sitecore commerce 9 update 3 getting IIS location not found

Install-SitecoreConfiguration : Cannot find path 'IIS:\Sites\xxxx.mysite.name' because it does not exist.
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My sitecore licence got expired. Can I use other sitecore licence in the same sitecore instance

My sitecore(9.1) 60-day trial licence has got expired but i want to use some other active licence with the same instance of the sitecore. Is it possible? if yes, then what are the changes required to ...
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Enable-WindowsOptionalFeature failed when running Prerequisites.ps1

While installing Sitecore 9.1, I'm getting an error when I run Install-SitecoreConfiguration -Path C:\resourceFiles\Prerequisites.json I ran Update-Module SitecoreInstallFramework before installing ...
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What if the xConnect instances are down?

Can someone please suggest that in a scaled Sitecore 9 environment for some reason if the Roles other than CM and CD are down, how the Websites will be impacted? If the xConnect, Marketing ...
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xConnect Instances need to be Anonymous or Windows authentication?

We installed xConnect, Marketing Automation and Reference Data instances in a scaled Sitecore 9.0.1 environment. While accessing the URLs it is asking for the credentials cause the corresponding IIS ...
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Error while running Uninstall-SitecoreConfiguration SIF method

I'm trying to use SIF 2.0 to uninstall a no longer used Sitecore 9.1 instance. This method used to work perfectly with previous versions and I know that for sure since I'm quite a hard user. I don'...
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Certificate error when initializing the XConnect website

The website is loading fine but I can see a lot of exception messages on the log files. Those are all realted to XConnect and certificates as you can see on the below example: Exception: System....
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'Sitecore.SecurityModel.Cryptography.IHashEncryption' from assembly 'Sitecore.Kernel

I have this problem with the instance of the Sitecore. A made a publish from VS project with the same Sitecore.Kernel.dll and Sitecore.Mvc.Dll of the instance. After that I cann't reach anymore the ...
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SIF parameter that determines Solr core prefix

I am having some trouble with correctly configuring the Solr core prefix using SIF. How is the to use Solr core prefix determined in the SIF installation for Sitecore 9? For example, will; Install-...
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What is the default password in Sitecore 9?

Recently I installed Sitecore 9.0 version in my system and after successful installation I tried with Sitecore default credentials (admin/b) but it was not working. But I remember that during ...
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Shards DB is not created during the installation of xconnect-xp1-collection

During the xconnect-xp1-collection for sitecore 9.1.0, it fails to create the shards db, although the rest are created successfully. I get the following error during the installation: Could not load ...
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Sitecore 9.1 Installation blocked at step 87/88 - [UpdateSolrSchema]

The Sitecore 9.1 installation simply stalls at step 87. It doesn't really fail, it just stays there for a long period of time (like 30 minutes last time it happened). All of the sudden, it works and ...
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What is the best approach to spawn a fresh new Sitecore 8x instance automatically?

We are currently developing a Sitecore package and we have a few automated functional/integration tests as part of this project. Ideally, every time a developer pushes its code to the trunk our CI/CD ...
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Is it possible to edit items via SIF

Installing Sitecore Commerce 9.0.3 with adjusted URLs (changing everything localhost), I made adjustments to the installation process with SIF. For example, I fix the localhost URLs in the Sitecore....
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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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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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Sitecore 9.0.1 installation stalls during step 10

I'm getting blocked during step 10 when trying to install a Sitecore 9.0.1 instance locally. I'm using the so famous PowerShell script, by the way. The last few messages I see on the PowerShell ...
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Sitecore 9.1 installation error : "Notfound issue solr creating core "

I am installing Sitecore 9.1 with SIF and I am using Solr 7.2.1 version. installation fails due to the below error. Below my error in Powershell: [-------------------------------------------------...
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