Questions tagged [unicorn]

Unicorn is a utility for Sitecore that solves the issue of moving templates, renderings, and other database items between Sitecore instances. All questions about the Unicorn module for Sitecore, should use this tag.

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Serializing content items - issue with childrenOfPath

We ran into a strange issue while setting up serialization for our content tree in a Sitecore 9.2 XP0 environment. Our goal is to achieve a configuration that serializes a skeleton of our content tree ...
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Unicorn Duplicate Item id's

I have been running into an error using Sitecore (9.2) Unicorn (4.1.1) when I try to serialize content. These content files are generated by a migration application that is reading data from a ...
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Sitecore.Data.Serialization.Exceptions.ParentItemNotFoundException' was thrown?

I'm try to serialize sitecore .yml files to new instance but getting bellow error's how can you fix this issue please suggest me after click on Sysn button sitecore items not serialized and ...
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configuration's predicate cannot resolve any valid root items?

I'm new one to learning unicorn i have intigrate .yml files to my sitecore new instancebut getting bellow error how to resolve please suggest me
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Disable unicorn sync for a specific field

On all our environments we decided to stop synchronisation of the page tests (aka A/B test). However there is a synchronisation on each item on the field "__Content test", which links it to the ...
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What should my Leprechaun Configuration look like in a non-Helix project?

I'm trying to configure Sitecore Leprechaun to generate Glass models for my project, but no matter what I do, I can't seem to get it to work. My project folder structure looks like: /sitecore /...
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Unicorn 4.1.1 Habitat 1.8 (Sitecore 9.2) Sync error [closed]

I'm trying to sync Unicorn (4.1.1) on Habitat 1.8 (Sitecore 9.2). I'm running Visual Studio 2019 as Admin and PowerShell execution policy is for CurrentUser = Bypass and for LocalMachine = ...
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How to serialize a parent item and some of it's child items as new Item only

I've recently found out that you can serialize items if it's new only using <evaluator type="Unicorn.Evaluators.NewItemOnlyEvaluator, Unicorn" singleInstance="true"/> When I add this to the ...
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Sharing Sitecore content as a NuGet package

Background In our Sitecore 9 solution, we follow Helix principles, when structuring our code and we wish to create NuGet packages that can be re-used across multiple projects. The NuGet packages ...
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Installed Habitat, Unicorn.aspx missing

I've got the Habitat source for Sitecore 9.1 from https://github.com/Sitecore/Habitat/tree/master I was a bit surprised that Unicorn.aspx was missing from the code. I was thinking it should be part ...
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Unicorn error on Azure Paas

We have been deploying our Sitecore 9.0.1 to Azure Paas, deploying each time to a clean slot. On the last deploy Unicorn synch stopped working, we are even unable to open the Unicorn.aspx page. ...
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How to view history of yml files (before they have pending changes)

Is there any way in regular Visual Studio (2017) to view the history of individual yml (unicorn serialization) files? Once you have changed a serialized Sitecore item it appears under the 'Changes' ...
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Sitecore User Permission gets over written on deployment and Unicorn Sync

I have set permissions to users on the Sitecore security editor All those User permissions get over written on Unicorn Sync during deployments I Understand that security is controlled at Item ...
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Creating a patch config file for Rainbow.SFS.SerializationFolderPathMaxLength

How can I add a patch file for Rainbow.Config? Is there a naming convention that I need to follow? I need to modify below setting, but don't want to change the main Rainbow.Config file. <setting ...
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Is there any need to use patch:after with Unicorn configuration files

I'm working in a Helix solution and have noticed things like: <configuration name="Feature.MyModuleName" dependencies="Foundation.SomethingElse" patch:after="...
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Unicorn not completely restoring serialized content from disk on sync

For interim development purposes, I've serialized my entire SXA tenant folder content tree, related templates, media library, etc. I haven't specified to exclude children in the config; so I expect ...
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Unicorn sync __Security for new items only synchronisation existing items

My Problem is, I've some configuration Items which are created with the new Items Only sync. That seems to work. But when I add some roles/permissions to this Items on my local dev machine and I ...
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Unable to access unicorn.aspx on Sitecore 9.1.0 [duplicate]

I upgraded from Sitecore 9.0 to Sitecore 9.1 and as part of it I upgraded Unicorn to the latest version(4.0.7). Every time I navigate to unicorn.aspx it redirects me to the Access Denied Page. As you ...
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Custom regex validator on display name field with helix in mind and unicorn sync

I want to use the display name to generate my urls. That works so far, but I need to be shure, that the names has no vowels in it and so on. So I want to create a custom regex Validation rule that I ...
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Language sync in Sitecore with Unicorn

I've installed sitecore 9 and I am using Unicorn to sync my developer items. Do I create all my languages on my local machine an add the "/sitecore/system/Languages" to my Unicorn synchronization, so ...
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Can you enable Unicorn NewItemsOnly for specific folders?

I am using Unicorn to serialise/synchronise Sitecore items from lower environments (developer local) to higher environments (production). I would like to use the NewItemsOnly configuration (see link ...
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Unicorn some warnings, no items updated

I am using Unicorn v3 and have warnings on a number of items (field no longer exist) but have items without warnings in the same sync/project as well. ERROR: Non-fatal warnings occurred during ...
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Maintain sitecore items in repository in jss sitecore first approach like Unicorn, Jss-cli OR TDS

Hi I am using Sitecore jss with sitecore first approach. My sample solution is under here sitecore.first-jss-helix.git. Currently i am maintaining in repository all my sitecore related content items ...
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Sitecore FakeDB Deserialisation and Unicorn

Using Sitecore 9.0.1, Im looking at using Sitecore Fake DB for unit testing. Im interested in using the Deserialisation extension so that I can test using content that's been serialised to disk ...
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Single pipe symbol results in empty field after unicorn synchronisation

I have a dictionary entry whose phrase value solely consists of a single pipe symbol. The item gets serialized just fine. But when I synchronize it, the phrase value of the created dictionary entry is ...
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Unable to sync page versions with Unicorn

While implementing workflow for our site, I stumbled upon a Unicorn issue. Creating a page works just fine, but when an editor goes to edit the page, and so creates a new version, Unicorn gives a ...
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Do not colocate serialized items and serialized roles in the same folder

What is the reason behind not co-locating serialized items and roles within the same folder? I keep my serializations in the project git repository for DTAP CI/CD purposes and with the default set-up ...
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Unicorn Sync task not working in DevOps

We have implemented CI/CD pipeline for project(Sitecore 9 Update-2 with SXA 1.7.1). we have added Unicorn Sync task also to sync sitecore items in CD pipeline in DevOps. while executing CD pipeline, ...
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Setting up HelixBase with Sitecore 9.1 and unsure how to run Unicorn

I am trying to follow the instructions for setting up the HelixBase solution, using these instructions. https://github.com/muso31/Helixbase Unfortunately on step 5 I'm a bit lost. What do I need to ...
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Unicorn Sync configuration for Sitecore SXA site

I need to achieve below in one config file but getting some conflict error. could you please help on this. I want to avoid creating multiple files for this purpose only by setting up dependency. <...
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Unicorn Sync for Sitecore SXA site adding only new items

We are using Sitecore SXA for development. Right now we are able to sync into Sitecore everything(based on serialization configuration) using unicorn through yml files. if deleted yml file, it is ...
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Where are the access rights stored for security roles in serialized files?

When we create security roles and assign access rights, corresponding serialized files for role get created. But when we look at the files we don't see any data related to access rights. So just ...
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Unicorn Sync root notes only with some subitems

How can I tell Unicorn to sync the root item: "Sxp"? I am getting the following message, when I try to sync my items with /unicorn.aspx?verb=Sync&configuration=&skipTransparentConfigs=0 ...
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Copy just new content and BLOBs from Live Master to another Environment

We have a UAT and LIVE Sitecore environment that hosts multiple websites and we use unicorn to sync data. The solutions uses Helix and for each project we have transforms for unicorn serialization ...
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Clarification needed on the Rainbow.SFS.SerializationFolderPathMaxLength setting

I'm using Unicorn (v4.0.3, Rainbow v2.0). In the Rainbow.config it states the following for the Rainbow.SFS.SerializationFolderPathMaxLength property: Example: A value of "90" for this setting will ...
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How can we give the relative path in unicorn configuration file?

For Unicorn serialization currently i have given path like <targetDataStore physicalRootPath="C:\SitecoreProjects\Unicorn1\src\Project\Unicorn_Test\serialization" However its absolute source ...
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What is the benefit of including dependencies in Unicorn Configuration file

What is the benefit of including dependencies in Unicorn Configuration file. In what scenarios actually the dependencies are usefull. Example: <configuration name="Project.Example" ...
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How to do content Staging in Sitecore when using Unicorn

I've some problems in understanding how some technologies should work together in sitecore. When I am right is unicorn only here to sync developer definition items from dev to staging to live and ...
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How to use Unicorn for Content Staging

I've some problems in understanging how to setup unicorn for content Staging. First of all I've installed and setup unicorn so far for my developer Items I want to sync to my Staging server, that ...
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Cannot activate Unicorn.Roles.Loader.RoleLoader after unicorn 3 -> 4 upgrade

I've upgraded from Unicorn 3 to 4 by installing the nuget packages. It required a few config changes and it feels like this is just a config problem. However, I've looked at all the example configs ...
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Unicorn 3 - exclude childrenOfPath is slow

Using Unicorn 3.0, In my Unicorn serialisation config I have this: <include name="Content" database="master" path="/sitecore/content/AAA" > <exclude childrenOfPath="...
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Check boxes for Unicorn Sync on Helix Projects not shown

On my machine, I am able to sync all content across all Helix projects On my colleagues machine, she doesn't see any check boxes or projects at all with no error displayed. According to Kamsar, ...
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Syncing configurations in predefined sequence

I have Helix-Habitat based solutions which contains lots of Foundation and Feature projects. I want to set a sequence / order of modules to perform Unicorn sync. Can anybody guide me here?
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Is it possible to reserialize all via an URL call

I have a helix project configured to use unicorn. on our production environment the marketing team have been adding content for around 2 months so there are thousands of changes to the master database....
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Unicorn overlapping configuration issue

I have a unicorn configuration set up like this: <include name="Rules" database="master" path="/sitecore/system/Settings/Rules" > <exclude children="true"> <except name="...
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Exception when running step 05-Sync-Unicorn in Habitat - HMAC provided by client: MicroCHAP.SignatureResult

I have a Habitat Solution for Sitecore 9.0 Update 1. Trying to run auto Sync "05-Sync-Unicorn". when I ran this task, getting below warning in the log file: [Unicorn-Auth] CHAP authentication ...
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Generating same GlassMapper model classes without using TDS

In our project, we are using TDS to sync and serialize Sitecore items. We are also using TDS to generate GlassMapper model classes for all Sitecore Templates. But now, we are planning to use Unicorn ...
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Unicorn does not always install media items correctly

On occasions, Unicorn does not pick up changes to media items in Sitecore correctly. e.g. after installing a package of UAT content into my local environment the other day, I noticed that some of the ...
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Unicorn always serializes items which have fallback enabled

We recently started using Unicorn for synchronization in our project to sync content and templates. We are using Sitecore 8.2 (rev. 161221) and Unicorn 4.0.3 The issue we are facing is that every ...
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Remove unicorn messaging in content editor in CM

Is it possible to remove following message in the Content Editor while still allowing /unicorn.aspx to work? This item is controlled by Unicorn I don't want changes in the CM to be written down to ...