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How to check Sitecore.xDB.base in license file?

I am upgrading Sitecore 8.0 to 8.1. In Sitecore 8.1 Sitecore.xDB.base key is required. So how can i check that Sitecore.xDB.base key is exists in license file?
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What is the best practice for managing Web.config changes in a solution?

To my knowledge, it is considered a best practice not to include any of Sitecore's out-of-the-box configuration files into Visual Studio web projects. The reason being, if you handle all configuration ...
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Any Guidelines to choose between SQL or Mongo for xDB on Sitecore 9?

Want to check if we have any guidelines (metrics) helpful to decide either Mongo or SQL will be good fit while Upgrading to Sitecore 9, especially if the current version in below 7.5 (No Mongo). ...
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Glass Cast issues after upgrading from Sitecore 7.2 to 8.2

So, I upgraded a Sitecore solution from 7.2 to 8.2. All works well, except for the site. I keep on getting the error in my views like the one below: The model item passed into the dictionary is of ...
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What is the Identifier Source of a Contact After Upgrading to 9 / xConnect?

In Sitecore 8.x, when a contact is identified, it's done so just on a single string like an email address or username. In Sitecore 9.x (more specifically xConnect) when a contact is identified, there ...
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Express Migration Tool Archived Items

I'm upgrading a site from Sitecore 6.5 SP2 to Sitecore 8.2 Update 4. When running the Express Migration Tool (version 2.0) it isn't migrating over archived items. I've tried doing a SQL insert to ...
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Database Server version while upgrading to Sitecore 9

I have a few Sitecore instances running on Sitecore 8.2/8.1 with databases on MS SQL 2012 and MongoDB for the xDB. I want to upgrade this instance to Sitecore 9. As I need MS SQL 2016 for the xDB I ...
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“Could not resolve type name: Sitecore.Analytics.Pipelines.Initialize.ShowXdbInfo, Sitecore.Analytics” during Upgrade from Sitecore 8.1 to 9.1

I'm upgrading from Sitecore 8.1 rev3 to Sitecore 9.1. The error is pretty straightforward, however I have already made sure that the 9.1 version of Sitecore.Analytics.dll - the DLL that contains ...
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What's the best migration strategy for 6.5 to 8.2?

In a few weeks, I'll start a migration project of a Sitecore 6.5 site to an 8.2 site. At that time the Express Migration Tool will only support 7.2 to 8.2, so the rest will be a manual process. I ...
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Sitecore Commerce Upgrade path

Sitecore regularly provides new releases for Sitecore Commerce and Upgrade Guides. As far as I can see, if you need to upgrade XC 9 Initial Release to the latest version, you need to upgrade Commerce ...
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How can I find out if a support dll is still needed when upgrading?

When upgrading to a new Sitecore version, what is the quickest way to see if support dll's are still needed, apart from removing them and testing if everything still works? Does Sitecore have a page ...
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Error in loading WebEditCommand after upgrade from 7.5 to 8.0

We are in process of upgrading incrementally from 7.5 to 8.1. After upgrading from 7.5 to 8.0. When we try to access the content editor, index manager we get the below error. Please see screenshots ...
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Sitecore upgrade from 8.1 Update-3 to 9 Update-1

Currently we are running Sitecore 8.1 Update 3 and planning for sitecore 9 Update-1 upgrade. We have following set up currently: 1 CM server 1 Processing server 4 CD server 3 SolR/Zookeeper ...
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Sitecore 8.1 to 8.2 Glass Mapper Related Error?

I am attempting an update from Sitecore 8.1 Update 1 to 8.2 Update 2 and after running the update package and and showing now errors on the update, I am getting the below error after logging in. I ...
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Sitecore Upgrade from 8.1 update-3 to 9.1

Reference link for additional context: Sitecore upgrade from 8.1 Update-3 to 9 Update-1 @JayS: Regarding Sitecore Upgrade from Sitecore 8.1 to Sitecore 9.1, as suggested by you I am setting up a new ...
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Sitecore 9.1.1 Solr suggester not returning any data

I have migration from Sitecore 8.2 to Sitecore 9.1.1. I have an issue with suggester not working after Solr migration from 5.1.0 to Solr 7.2.1. I am not getting any suggest results back from the ...
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Exception when opening the Sitecore 9 Forms application [closed]

I get a yellow-screen-of-death after clicking the Forms application icon from the launchpad: The model item passed into the dictionary is of type 'Sitecore.Mvc.Presentation.RenderingModel', but this ...