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Is Website\App_Config\Include\Sitecore.Upgrade82.config required after upgrading to Sitecore 9.x?

On our Sitecore 9.0.x environments we have a file at Website\App_Config\Include\Sitecore.Upgrade82.config with the following contents. <configuration xmlns:patch="http://www.sitecore.net/xmlconfig/...
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How do I handle duplicate jQuery references when using Experience Forms?

We have started migrating from WFFM to Experience Forms on Sitecore 9.0.1. I've hit an issue with jQuery reference clashes and would like to know the best way to solve it. I started by following the ...
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LinkManager.Provider is deprecated in Sitecore 9, how to get the default provider then?

The following code works in Sitecore 8.2 but not in Sitecore 9: var provider = LinkManager.Provider; The Provider property is not available anymore in Sitecore 9 Sitecore.Kernel, what should I use ...
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Sitecore Update Center : Download and Install Window Timeout Issue

While upgrading from 9.0.2 to 9.1 I am using the update center from Control Panel. When I use Download and Install it's unable to complete the download as it times out every time. The popup below ...
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Where should I install the DacFx for Sitecore 9.0.2?

When upgrading to Sitecore 9.0.2, one of the prerequisites is to have Microsoft SQL Server Data-Tier Application Framework (DacFx) version 2016 installed so to be able to deploy the .dacpac files. Is ...
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Sitecore upgrade from 8.2.1 to 8.2.7

We're starting sitecore upgrade from SC 8.2.1 to 8.2.7. As this is minor jump so we have decided to proceed with exactly as described in upgrade guide( Sitecore-8.2-Update-7-Upgrade-Guide.pdf ) ...
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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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Do we need to rebuild the link databases on CD Server?

I cannot find any official documentation on Rebuilding the Link Databases and not sure which DB to select when choosing DB for rebuilding Link Databases. According to the official installation guild, ...
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How to solve Device Detection 404 Not Found error in Sitecore 9.0.2?

I'm currently working on a Sitecore upgrade for my company but have found that the device detection is causing huge slow down. Disabling the device detection speeds things right along but while ...
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Glass always returns null

I am running into an issue for a site we are upgrading from 8.1 to 9.0.1. In the process of refactoring and updating the code base, we have upgraded Glass from v3 to v4.5. After doing so, every Glass ...
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Could not get pipeline InitializeMongoDbCollectionIndexes(domain)

I have recently upgraded web site from Sitecore 8.2 to 8.2 update 7. I have enabled the sitecore xDB in sitecore.xDB.config. Now when i am browsing the web site, i am getting the following error. ...
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Flow chart for Upgrade of Sitecore 8.1 Commerce Server to Sitecore Experience Commerce 9.0.2

I have added the diagrammatic representation for the upgrade. Please let me know your thoughts and if I need to add or follow certain additional steps while doing the upgrade.
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Does Sitecore express migration tool support to upgrade from sitecore 7.2 to sitecore 9 update 2

I could see that sitecore express migration tool supports to migrate from previous old versions to sitecore 9 initial version. If i have to upgrade to sitecore 9 update 2, what steps need to follow? ...
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xconnect 9.0.2 can not connect to SQL server

We have recently upgraded Sitecore from 9.0.1 to 9.0.2 Sitecore website works fine, but checked xconnect logs - lots of exceptions like A network-related or instance-specific error occurred while ...
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How to render a web form Sublayout in MVC layout?

I am trying to render an Ascx page from an MVC View Rendering in Sitecore. For example, in old Web Forms / Ascx to put placeholders you'd use <sc:Placeholder runat="server" key="placeholder-key" /&...
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xConnect upgrade issues (upgrade from Sitecore 9.0.1 to 9.0.2)

I am trying to upgrade a solution from Sitecore 9.0.1 to Sitecore 9.0.2 The upgrade package went well, followed the procedure upgraded xConnect as well. When trying to work with list manager - do not ...
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Issue with Sitecore 9.0 - Update 2 [closed]

Sitecore 9.0 Update 2 - Hi All, we are upgrading Sitecore from 8.1 - Update 1 to Sitecore 9.0 - Update 2, while installing the update i.e. Sitecore 9.0.2 rev. 180604 (update package for 8.1).update I ...
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Tracking for profile not working after upgrade

After migrating from Sitecore 8.0 update 3 to Sitecore 9 update 1 using Sitecore Express Migration Tool 3.1, I have completed: Rebuild search index Rebuild link databases Deploy marketing definitions ...
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What has replaced type Sitecore.Data.SqlServer.SqlServerProxyDataProvider in Sitecore v9?

I'm in the process of performing an upgrade of Sitecore 8.1 update 3 to Sitecore 9.0.1. I have updated all the Sitecore nuget package references from 8.1 to their counterparts in 9. When I run the ...
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migrating xDB data to xConnect [upgrading sitecore 8.2 to 9.0]

I am at the final step of upgrading a website from 8.2 to 9.0 i.e. migrating the analytics data from MongoDB to xConnect. I am using xDB data migration tool and following the guide provided by ...
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Upgrade path from Integrated Dynamic Placeholders to Sitecore 9 Dynamic Placeholders (OOTB)

Does anyone have a SPE script that could be used to upgrade the rendering parameters of existing content to the new dynamic placeholder style required for Sitecore 9 Dynamic placeholders? We used to ...
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Sitecore upgrade v7.2 to 9

Is there any upgrade tool or documentation available for migration of sitecore 7 to sitecore 9. The current upgrade documentation for sitecore 9 require v8 as prerequisite. Can the same be used for v7 ...
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After upgrade to Sitecore 8.2 and GlassMapper 4.3.4.197 “Cannot create an abstract class.” error appeared [closed]

After performing an upgrade from 8.1 to Sitecore 8.2 and GlassMapper 4.3.4.197 (from 4.0.3) I faced the following error described below. All the GlassMapper.Sc.Custom files remain the same and it ...
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Upgrade Helix 8.2 Update 5 to Sitecore 9.0.1 - Unable to load one or more of the requested types [closed]

I am in the process of trying to upgrade a Helix based 8.2 update 5 project to Sitecore 9.0.1. I have updated all projects to .NET 4.7 and have removed all Sitecore 8.2 DLLs that have no update to 9 ...
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Unable to upgrade sitecore nuget 8. 2 to 9.0.1

Goal is to upgrade our sitecore VS solution from 8.2 update 1 to sitecore 9 update 1. Thought this would be easier but I keep getting this error below when trying to upgrade my sitecore nuget ...
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Cannot read property 'context' of undefined

After migration from Sitecore 8.2 Update-5 to Sitecore 9 Update-1 I see JavaScript error in Experience Editor mode. For example: I have a content page. Under content page I'm storing datasource ...
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Error During Upgrading Sitecore 8.1 to Sitecore 9.0.1

Hi all i'm getting the following Exception while upgrading the instance: 6848 07:38:16 FATAL [Experience Analytics]: Failed to synchronize segments. Message: Object reference not set to an instance ...
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Cloned item throwing Layout Not Found

Working on an upgraded solution from Sitecore 7.2 (rev. 141226) to Sitecore 8.1 Update 2 (160302). Recently an issue was reported that Cloned Items stopped working after the upgrade. Clone any Item ...
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Getting “Status Code: 401; Unauthorized” when bootstraping Sitecore Commerce 9

I am trying to upgrade Sitecore Commerce 9 Initial Release to Update 1. One of the steps is to do bootstrap in Postman. When I do it, I am getting this exception: Status Code: 401; Unauthorized ...
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SQL migration while upgrading Sitecore 8.1 to Sitecore 9 [duplicate]

I have a some instances running on Sitecore 8.1 .I want to upgrade these instances to Sitecore 9.1. I know that I should use MS-SQL-2016 to support XDB. I want to install Sitecore-9.1 directly and ...
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What is the recommended way to upgrade from Sitecore 8 XM to Sitecore 9 XP?

We have what is effectively a Sitecore XM instance that's on version 8.current, due to MongoDB requirements of functionality that was part of XP, and that we weren't actively using XP components. We'...
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Code broke due to missing PredicateBuilder assembly after upgrade to Sitecore 7 version 130918

During the upgrade from Sitecore 7 version 130424 to version 130918, it broke our solution. After investigation, we found that our code is using "PredicateBuilder" class to create search queries. ...
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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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Upgrading from Sitecore 7.2 to Sitecore 9 on Virtual Machine windows 10

We are about to upgrade from Sitecore 7.2 to Sitecore 9.0 and we are planning to do the Sitecore upgrade in Virtual Machine Windows 10 and we never did this before on VM, we used to work on our ...
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When we run the upgrade wizard on the CM machine, how will the assemblies be deployed to the CD?

For upgrading our Sitecore instance from 8.2 to 9, we want to use the Sitecore Update Installation Wizard, as mentioned on https://dev.sitecore.net/Downloads/Sitecore_Experience_Platform/90/...
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Express Migration tool truncating the Core database tables [closed]

While running the express migration tool to migrate application from Sitecore 7.2 to 8.2, the users available in ASPNET_Users is getting truncated to just only to 4 records instead of 10K records. ...
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Sitecore Core database User table restoration

We have upgraded the application from 7.2 to 8.2 Post restoration we were not able to connect to Sitecore admin console. For accessing executed a query to update the admin account password but somehow ...
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System XML exception for rendering after upgrade

We recently upgraded to Sitecore 9.0 Update-1 from Sitecore 8.2 update 2. When accessing one of the pages in Experience Editor, we get the following error for one of the renderings used for page ...
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Appdata folder while Upgrade Sitecore using Express Migration tool from 7.2 to 8.2

We are working on to upgrade/migrate a application from 7.2 to 8.2 version using express migration tool 2.0. Database is in SQL Server 2012. While migrating, app data folder to the tune of 3 GB is ...
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How do you resolve a MongoDB 'connection string is not valid' after upgrading?

On an installation of Sitecore 8.2 update 4, the mongo connection appears to work fine. After upgrading to Sitecore 8.2 update 6 mongo is stating that the connection string is not valid. The ...
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WFFM upgrade issue

I have recently upgraded Sitecore 8.0 update 2 to Sitecore 8.2 update 6. I have also upgraded wffm module according to sitecore version but that destroyed all the existing forms designing. It is also ...
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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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Service packs for Sitecore solutions

What exactly is a service pack in Sitecore terminology? Is it same as Sitecore upgrade? For any particular version of Sitecore, for ex, Siteocore 8.1 Update 1, where can I get the recommended service ...
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Some Experience Editor icons are missing after upgrade to 9.0 Update 1

After upgrading from 8.1 Update 3 to latest 9.0 Update 1 a lot of icons are missing in the Experience Editor, but not all. For example on the PRESENTATION tab only the Preview and Normal icons are ...
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Login programmatically in Sitecore 8.2

We are upgrading from 6.4 to 8.2 and we have some custom login pages for several clients. I used to be able to do something like this: if ( (System.Web.Security.Membership.GetUser(usernameBox.Text)....
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Sitecore 8.2 Update 6 Upgrade Question

Question on 8.2 updated-6 upgrade, the documentation states: "If you are upgrading from Sitecore 8.1 rev. 151003 (Initial Release) or later, you can upgrade directly to Sitecore 8.2 rev. 171121 (...
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How can we Size or Estimate the xDB Conversion Process while upgrading from 7.2 to 8.2? [closed]

We are in process of upgrading Sitecore 7.2 to 8.2 Update 5 (may be Update 6 later). As part of the process client wants to migrate the historical analytics data from SQL to Mongo (On-Premise). Client ...
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Site Publishing Issue

We have upgraded site from sitecore 8.0 rev.150223 (8.0 Update-2) to Sitecore 8.2 rev. 170614 (8.2 Update-4). This is content heavy site. When I Publish individual nodes, there is no problem in ...
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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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Is there a way to downgrade Sitecore 8.2 update 5 to Sitecore 8.2 update 2?

I need to downgrade from Sitecore 8.2 update 5 to Sitecore 8.2 update 2 due issues in a specific package on my solution as it seems it does not support Sitecore 8.2 update 5 yet. Is there any path ...