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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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Unicorn publishes all the items under the root Sitecore item after unicorn sync

When we run the unicorn sync for limited items based on the unicorn configuration's predicate rule then in SPS we noticed that it is publishing all the items under top root sitecore {11111111-1111-...
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Unicorn throws error in content delivery - Could not find base site 'shell' for site 'unicorn'

Sitecore throws below error when loading newly setup instance. Message: Could not find base site 'shell' for site 'unicorn'. Source: Sitecore.Kernel It is mentioned in Git that this issue is fixed in ...
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Yml File Name Created by Unicorn is Too Short

I am using Sitecore 9.2 XP and Unicorn for serialization. When a new Base template is created, name of the yml file created by Unicorn is too short compared to original Base Template name. I tried ...
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Sitecore Unicorn Exception calling "GetResponse" with "0" argument(s): "The remote server returned an error: (403)

We are seeing below exception when we run the pipeline step to sync_unicorn from Azure devops. We checked the sharedsecret value being passed and that is existing in the config and both are matching. ...
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The fields are not available on the Template field template

I have a running environment with Sitecore 10 and Unicorn (4.1.5) for serialization and de-serialization. On our current deployment, we are getting the following error on sync: Warn: 1 non-fatal ...
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Is Unicorn obsolete with Sitecore 10?

As far as I understand, Unicorn still works with Sitecore 10.x and I understand that Sitecore 10 introduced a new Serialization format. So... does the new Serialization system of Sitecore 10 make ...
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Method not found: 'System.Web.HttpContext Sitecore.Pipelines.HttpRequest.HttpRequestArgs.get_Context()

During Sitecore upgrade from 9.0 to 10.2, I am getting the following error - Server Error in '/' Application. Method not found: 'System.Web.HttpContext Sitecore.Pipelines.HttpRequest.HttpRequestArgs....
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Pre-optimized-min file named with GUID Sitecore SXA 10.2

We use Unicorn in our project, and we are saving the pre-optimized-min.yml files in source control. Here is the exclude predicate we have for this file: <exclude childrenOfPath="/sitecore/...
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UnauthorizedAccessException with Unicorn [closed]

Environment details: Unicorn: 4.1.4 Sitecore: 10.1.1 While de-serializing the item, for a particular item I am getting the following exception ERROR: Some directories could not be loaded. (1 inner ...
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Unicorn Serialization Items appear as Ids in file system

I have a problem when using unicorn serialization for Sitecore items, when I perform the initial serialization for the item and check the folder in the file system the items come like that I believe ...
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How to define Unicorn configuration for a Helix type serialization folder structure with Docker

I have followed this article https://gist.github.com/cassidydotdk/47eacabd752d7a84e7e5826531fb0f9e The docker site is writing to the C:\unicorn and the mount volume is set to the D:\Sitecore\Source\...
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Status code 418 in Unicorn

Environment: Sitecore.NET 10.1.1 Hi All, We have our solution in Azure PAAS. 2 days back while deploying to one of our environments, we encountered a strange error. Once we triggered the Unicorn for ...
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Unicorn RainbowCodeGeneration is not supporting Sitecore 10.2 for serializing model [closed]

We are upgrading from Sitecore 9.2 to Sitecore 10.2, earlier we used Unicorn and RainbowCodeGeneration, which used to work fine. During upgrade to Sitecore 10.2, we upgraded the Sitecore.Kernal ...
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Patch to Publishing DB's doesnt seem to work

So I have my unicorn autopublish file below and the patch I added to it. I still seem to have trouble with the files actually getting published to the databases for web_uk and web_west. Just wondering ...
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CHAP authentication attempt rejected due to expired or unknown challenge value

we are having an issue with unicorn sync run through octopus deployment process that is using MicroChap dll and shared secret. Everything was working fine and unicorn sync was working fine. Then we ...
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Adding a patch config file ONLY to my production server

I have another question where I needed to add another target database to my sync in unicorn. However I only need the patch to take affect in my production environment since my local errors out on the ...
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Trying to add publishing database for Unicorn Sync when building

So I have two CD servers setup and seems like our Unicorn syncing is not completely setup because in the config it currently just has "web". So I need to add our "web_uk" CD to ...
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Unicorn Error - Missing type attribute for dependency 'dataProviderConfiguration'. Specify an assembly-qualified name for your dependency

I'm getting the following error in Sitecore 10.2 when Installing Unicorn Missing type attribute for dependency 'dataProviderConfiguration'. Specify an assembly-qualified name for your dependency. ...
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Error while running Export-UnicornConfiguration cmdlet in the Sitecore PowerShell script

I am triggering an SPE script from the code. SPE script contains a few checks but finally has Export-UnicornConfiguration $configurationName. The script runs without any errors when it is triggered ...
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Unicorn sync via PowerShell script fails during Octo deploy

I have an Octo deploy step that calls the Unicorn sync PowerShell script. Everything was working until recently: The main error message being: The underlying connection was closed: An unexpected ...
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Unicorn Items prevent Sync to web DB

I am not sure on which databases the Sitecore Items are synced to when I deploy my Sitecore solution to the CM system with the Sync.ps1 script and the Unicorn.psm1. I think the items are also synced ...
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Event responsible for move field type from Shared to Versioned

When I use Unicorn to deserialize the field from Shared to Versioned, data about the field isn't removed from dbo.SharedFields table. I think this is due to disabling the event that Sitecore uses to ...
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Sitecore CM container unhealthy after adding new volume

I have created a blank project using https://doc.sitecore.com/developers/100/developer-tools/en/walkthrough--using-the-getting-started-template.html Added a new volume to CM to sync Unicorn items as ...
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Unknown connection string. Name: '$(1)' - Unicorn

I'm getting the following error in Sitecore 10.1 when Installing Unicorn Unknown connection string. Name: '$(1)' Description: An unhandled exception occurred during the execution of the current web ...
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Unicorn serialized files whose items are edited through SPE are not listed in source control pending changes

We are running Sitecore powershell script to update a item's field. Respective yaml files are generated in web root folder. But not showing in TFS pending changes. On the other hand, if we are ...
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How to include all children of path on Unicorn serialization?

We've been working on refactoring a sitecore solution to bring it in line with helix principles. One of the main initial offenders was the placement of a lot of serialisation in the project folder. ...
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unicorn deployment failure - can't sync when deployed to real environments

I am sure I am missing something simple about using Unicorn in environments above the local dev environments the source folder is correct out of Azure Paas, out on my App Service I am in Sitecore 9.3....
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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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Unicorn Sync button not visible

Unicorn V4.1.1 Sitecore V9.3 For one of my project Sync button is not showing on the /unicorn.aspx Here is the unicorn.config.config which is there. Can anybody suggest what setting might be missing ...
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Triggering Unicorn Auto-Publish on Dedicated Publishing Instance

We have a dedicated publishing instance and would like to use it when we run the Unicorn auto-publish. Currently when running the unicorn sync the publish always uses the CM server, even though we ...
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Where can I find Serialized item in Azure portal in Sitecore 9.0.2?

We are using the Azure portal for Sitecore 9.0.2 instance and using Unicorn along with it. Where can I find the serialized items in the Sitecore instance? I checked the path \\App_Data folder but ...
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Cloned Items does not give change information when original item is updated through Unicorn Sync

I am using Sitecore 9 Update 2 I created the site and serialized it using Unicorn. I also created a clone of this site. Based on the documentation here https://doc.sitecore.com/users/92/sitecore-...
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Unable to sync except item under excluded item

I can't seem to get this config to work and serialize the nested except . The log always stops at Manager Root/Messages and then says master:/sitecore/content/Email Managers/Manager Root/Messages/...
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Running Unicorn on a Dedicated Publishing Instance

We would like to move Unicorn from the CM server to instead handle syncs in Production on our Dedicated Publishing Instance. This is because the DP isn't doing a great deal where as the CM has a lot ...
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Sitecore Azure PaaS webapp becomes unresponsive when Unicorn files copied

We are using Unicorn to sync Sitecore items between different Sitecore instances. We have created a separate Azure DevOps release pipeline dedicated only for copying Unicorn files and running the sync ...
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Disable Unicorn transparent sync per configuration?

Using Helixbase as a model, I see there's a base configuration called Helix.Feature.Base that establishes the data store, data provider, etc. I see the setting to turn transparent sync on or off as ...
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Unicorn path when pushed to Azure app service

I'm doing some testing using Unicorn, working with the Helixbase NuGet project. I set up a CI build/release pipeline, and it pushed the code and content as expected, including the Unicorn ...
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Getting error during synchronizing on \Unicorn.aspx

With Sitecore project codebase and successfully following all the gulpfile.js steps for deployment, I visited \unicorn.aspx page and getting error while synchronizing projects. Error is refering to ...
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Sitecore.HabitatHome.Platform - Sync-Unicorn fails [closed]

While I'm trying to install Sitecore.HabitatHome.Platform, I'm getting Unicorn Sync issue. I did install Sitecore XP Single v9.2 using SIF. I verified the installation by logging in to Sitecore and ...
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Sitecore upgrade from 9.0.2 to 9.3 issue

I have upgraded our sitecore application from Sitecore 9.0.2 to sitecore 9.3. However when i try to run my application i get the below error. I also tried try copying all the dll's from bin folder ...
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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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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 ...
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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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