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Questions about Sitecore update packages—installing with Update Installation Wizard and creating with TDS.

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Is it safer to cancel the Sitecore package installation?

We have migrated from Sitecore 8 to Sitecore 10.1. During the content migration, we used Sitecore packages. I've observed that smaller packages install quickly, but larger packages (above 200MB) take ...
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Sitecore Powershell Extensions - Remote Update Package installation not working after recycling app pool

I'm trying to run an update package installation remotely by using the Remoting PowerShell module for SPE. It doesn't install it unless I run it on the SPE console first, and then, remote ...
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Is there a way to install .update packages automatically?

Is there a way to install the .update package automatically via command line / powershell? The way that I know is to install it via /sitecore/admin/UpdateInstallationWizard.aspx. I'm looking for a way ...
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Error installing Sitecore update package

Sitecore 8.2.7. Trying to install an update package via /sitecore/admin/UpdateInstallationWizard.aspx The package was created using Sitecore Rocks ( The package seemed to install okay on ...
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Sitecore update center - package cannot be loaded

I am getting an error when I click on the updates tab. the error that I get is The packages cannot be loaded. View details When I click view details links, I see the below error message : An error ...
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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 a .update package to be installed via control panel>administration>install an update (same as Sitecore Updates system). As we ...
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Where do the UpdateInstallationWizard.aspx logs get saved in Azure PaaS?

Sitecore 9.0.2. In my experience, the logs should be saved into the temp folder. Our environment is configured like so: <sc.variable name="tempFolder" value="d:\local\temp"/> I've looked ...
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Sitecore patch from Security Bulletin SC2017-001-170504

I am trying to install the to a SC 8.2 update 2 instance. Once installed I am getting the following error when I open the rich text editor. It looks like it is ...
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Upgrade from Sitecore 8.1 to 9.1 update 1 - DB only

This is very similar to the question asked here, but I am unclear on the resolution. Wanted to see if anyone who has gone this route. I want to perform an upgrade from Sitecore 8.1 to Sitecore 9.1 ...
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New Templates Not Deploying with TDS

I'm having a weird problem where not all of my template items are deploying via TDS's update file, but only for a single environment. When I upload the update file to /sitecore/admin/...
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Using TDS can I make a single update package?

In the Helix context (foundation/feature/project) I have multiple TDS projects. I can configure them to create an update package. But can I configure TDS through the TdsGlobal.config to create a ...
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Why the .update package is not moving Sitecore items between parent items?

I have a .update package which is moving children items from one parent into another. When I install it using /sitecore/admin/UpdateInstallationWizard.aspx?page=1, the chilren items are not moved. ...
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Sitecore Version Upgrade 8.0 to 8.2 [closed]

Please advise me how to upgrade from 8.0 to 8.2 update 3 with WFFM module in local and also UAT and PRD environment. What would be the following process step by step.Please suggest .
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Update installation slowness during deployment

We have an installation of Sitecore 8.1 (rev 160519). We have a rather laborious process presently of uploading TDS update packages (generated by our build process) using the Sitecore update ...
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How do I update EXM 3.4 Update 1 to Update 2 on my different servers?

I want to update our EXM version to the latest version. We are already on Update 1 but EXM 3.4 Update 2 solves a breaking bug for our client. (importing HTML templates are broken after changes that ...
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Error message "Cannot bind parameter 'Uri'. Cannot convert value" when trying to install update package via PowerShell DSC

I am trying to install .update file with instructions provided by davis from previous post How to install zip file package from Installation Wizard using Powershell DSC? I am using another developer'...
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Sitecore upgrade from 8.0 service pack to 8.1 initial release issue [closed]

When i try to install the update package(Sitecore 8.1 rev. 151003.update) in the installation wizard,all the items get processed but get stuck up in the last step (copying files).Hence the ...
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Package installation wizard slow on our servers

We have problems deploying Sitecore update packages to our servers. Using Sitecore Update package wizard in a local machine to deploy master update package takes about 70-90 seconds, but in the ...
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Update installation wizard package causing duplicate renderings in item?

I generated an update installation wizard package from TDS containing my content, core db, and architecture (templates, etc). Syncing back and forth locally, I don't have any issues with how anything ...
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Problems while installing an update package

I'm upgrading sitecore from 8.0 update 3 to update 7. I have already used this package while upgrading locally with no issues. when I install this package(Sitecore 8.0 rev. 160115.update) using the ...
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What are the differences between update and zip packages

What is the difference between an update package (with *.update extension) and a regular package created from the Package Designer in the Sitecore Desktop? I know that: update packages are ...
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Where do upgrade packages go to when uploaded?

When you are upgrading Sitecore you install an upgrade package using the update installation wizard located here: http://yourhost/sitecore/admin/UpdateInstallationWizard.aspx Where does it go to when ...
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Update package installation throwing XML Parsing Error: no element found

I'm trying to upgrade an 8.1 install to 8.2. I've followed the steps in the guide so far, including installing the UpgradeInstallationWizard package. When I select the .update package and try to ...
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Is there any way to create hash of an update package based on content only?

I'm trying to optimize package installation process and looking for a solution to create a hash of Sitecore update package that will not take into account attributes of the files added to this package....
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Activate all configs after installing Update Package

After installing a Sitecore Update Package via the Update Installation Wizard, there is still a manual step required to active any config files that would be overwritten. Does anyone have a script or ...
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