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Mongo vs SQL Server with Sitecore 9 Update 2

Sitecore recently launched the version 9.0.2 which supports the MongoDB for xConnect. Now, for a greenfield project which needs to kickoff on Sitecore 9.0.2, we have a choice between MS SQL Server or ...
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The HTTP response was not successful: Forbidden

I have tried Sitecore 9 update 1 installation on my local Windows 10 and encountered this error: Exception: Sitecore.XConnect.XdbCollectionUnavailableException Message: The HTTP response was not ...
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Issues with XConnect certificate does not contain Private Key

I have a Windows Server 2016, SIF and Sitecore Fundamentals installed where I am trying to provision a Sitecore 9 XP1 Here is the error I am seeing CERT:\LocalMachine\My\...
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xConnect The HTTP response was not successful: Unauthorized

I'm trying to initialize a connection between a .NET Core application and an xConnect installation. I ran into the following error: An unhandled exception of type 'Sitecore.XConnect....
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Display custom facets in Sitecore Experience Profile version 9 or later

I am creating custom facet for saving contact information (Like Car Model, Variant, Color, etc) into XDB. I am successfully able to save and retrieve custom facets details with respective Contact. Now ...
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Issue with Sitecore 9 certificate missing private key

Trying my best to get my Sitecore 9 instance running on Windows 8.1 with IIS 8.5. As mentioned in Sitecore guide, I am noticing lot of issues while installation. After solving a few of them, I ended ...
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Install-SitecoreConfiguration xconnect-solr.json - Error Invoke-ManageSolrCoreTask : Missing required parameter: name

What: I am trying to install sitecore XP1 architecture. I already have a signed certificate. My issue comes when I try to configure sitecore on my solr. Sitecore 9.0.1 rev. 171219. SOLR 6.6.4. ...
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Copy of the certificate that the Azure Marketplace wizard generates?

I have used the Azure Marketplace to create a new deployment of Sitecore Experience Cloud (XP). During the wizard I selected Autogenerate self-signed certificate. Can I download the certificate after ...
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XConnect IndexWorker error “Tokens are incompatible, they have different set of shards.”

The log for my IndexWorker is filling up with the following error: Tokens are incompatible, they have different set of shards Any ideas what might be causing this?
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Switch xDB Search indexes from SOLR to Azure Search

I need some assistance switching the xDB search indexes from SOLR to Azure Search in a Sitecore 9 vanilla install (installed using SIF). I have completed the following tasks: Added a Search Service ...
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Is there a specific order to install Sitecore 9 XP1?

I'm installing Sitecore 9 XP1 and facing issues with my certificate for XConnect as you can see here That being said, I wonder if is there a specific order to install Sitecore 9 XP1 and that's the ...
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How best can you scale xConnect to handle high traffic?

This is a follow on from questions about how best to get data out of xConnect (What is the preferable way to get contact information out of xConnect and to a consumer?) How should you approach ...
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Can I call the oData service directly in xConnect?

I've been playing round with Sitecore 9 recently and the xConnect api and had a question around oData. Underneath the api layer there is an oData service that can be reached via: https://...
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Clean Analytics in Sitecore 9

Is there a way to remove Analytics data in Sitecore 9? Similar question for Sitecore 8 which talked about the use of __DeleteAllReportingData and deletion of Mongodbs or the use of ...
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Failed to start service Sitecore XConnect Search Indexer when installing Sitecore 9

While running SIF to install 9.0.1 the powershell script stops during the Install-SitecoreConfiguration @xconnectParams step which deploys the xConnect instance giving the following exception. ...
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What kind of license does xConnect require?

I'm trying to price out costs for a Sitecore 9 upgrade for some clients. For customers on 8.x that are running a single Sitecore application in a hybrid CM and Processing role, they need only one ...
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The type or namespace name 'Configuration' does not exist in the namespace 'Sitecore.XConnect.Client'

I'm trying to implement XConnect in a Sitecore context and using the code snippet using (Sitecore.XConnect.Client.XConnectClient client = Sitecore.XConnect.Client.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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access to the registry key 'Global' is denied

How to solve the XConnect: 2018-10-02 00:00:27.142 +02:00 [Information] SystemPerformanceCounters Constructor, Instance:xconnect, Path: C:\inetpub\wwwroot\xconnect\App_Data\Diagnostics, ...
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Sitecore xConnect generating a JSON file for my custom model

Hello i have been trying out the new xConnect in Sitecore 9. I am now trying to add custom facets to xConnect. To deploy these i need to create a json representation of my model. I have created a ...
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Resetting xConnect Shard databases

We are looking for possibility to reset xConnect Shard databases in Sitecore 9 to "factory settings". As a developer I would like to reset these databases when there is some fault in inserted data ...
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How to configure multiple processing servers

I followed two below documentation articles to create multiple dedicated processing servers for interaction aggregation: https://doc.sitecore.net/developers/server-role-configuration-reference/core-...
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xConnect INVALID CERTIFICATE

I installed Sitecore 9, but I'm facing an issue with xConnect I tried to Open the web https://xp0.xconnect and I see an error HTTP Error 403.16 - Forbidden Your client certificate is either not ...
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xConnect 100% CPU for hours

Sitecore 9.1 In the middle of some testing on my QA server, the xConnect IIS site went to 100% CPU and started chewing up RAM. Now for 14 hours, the CPU has not come down and the xConnect site has ...
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Contact custom facet personalization using xConnect

I'm trying to implement personalization with the contact custom facet in xDB pulled using xConnect. Here I'm using ICondition as mentioned in the Sitecore doc link. After implementing everything, It's ...
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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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Use XConnect without certificates (for development)?

It's an recurring issue that certificates cause some setup trouble with (my) development environments. So it would be nice to use XConnect, for development only, without certificates. Is it possible ...
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Single contact showing in Sitecore Experience Profile

I've created an xConnect client API for Sitecore 9 that creates new contacts and sets the facet properties. I've added multiple contacts to xDB, however only one contact has shown in the Experience ...
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The type of this instance does not correspond to any type in the model

I'm trying to create a custom facets to insert data into sitecore9 XDB through Xconnect for this, I have followed the blog and XconnectDoc But when I'm trying to add data into contact custom facet- I'...
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Identify with multiple identifiers

When logging users in, we want to use both a userid and the user's email as contact identifiers. // Set identifiers Tracker.Current.Session.IdentifyAs("USERID_SOURCE", "U1542658"); Tracker.Current....
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Updating model of custom facet

I created a custom contact facet and deployed it. Due to certain requirements, I need to change the data type from bool to string for those facets. Do you see any challenges there? And how I can ...
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What are the licensing requirements for Sitecore Universal Tracker?

What are the licensing requirements around Sitecore Universal Tracker? - Would, say, a license for xDB suffice?
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Sitecore xDB Stale data encryption (always encrypted)

As Sitecore 9 is all about Data security, clear seperation and so on, we would obviously like to put those features to work. That is why we were wondering how the Stale data encryption that was ...
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Profile score data not getting updated Sitecore 9

I am trying to update Profile data through C#. But I don't see the values getting updated in the profile of the user, below is my code for updating values. if (!Tracker.IsActive || Tracker.Current ==...
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How to send data from a .net core application directly to xConnect

Background: I have Sitecore (9.0.2) and xConnect running on my machine I have another application which is a .net core application Aim: I have a form in the .net core application. When user fills ...
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Experience Analytics fails on Sitecore 9.0.1

I am having trouble configuring the analytics engine on Sitecore 9 with a pretty standard install of Sitecore XP1. I'm using the self-signed certificates and none of the analytics graphs display ...
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Sitecore 9 Separate CD server - ERROR Cannot start analytics Tracker

I Installed Sitecore 9 XP1 with Separate CD and CM servers. I am getting the below error in CD: Unexpected character encountered while parsing value: <. Path '', line 0, position 0 31260 12:55:...
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Getting list of contacts assigned to Contact / Segmened List in Sitecore 9.0.1 programatically

We are trying to get list of contacts programmatically in latest Sitecore 9.0.1. We want to show list of contacts on pages based on their linkage to certain list. We need to get the same list of ...
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Upgrading xConnect from Sitecore 9.1.0 to 9.1.1 - Database Upgrade Script missing?

I'm in the process of upgrading a Sitecore 9.1.0 instance to 9.1.1. The Sitecore upgrade itself is done, but I need to upgrade xConnect as well. Following the Sitecore 9.1.1 Upgrade Guide, it states: ...
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Patching xConnect, AutomationEngine, IndexWorker configuration

Is there a way to patch xConnect, AutomationEngine, IndexWorker configuration in a way we do it for sitecore instance? I.e. configuration that resides in xConnect instance folders: \App_data\config\...
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How do I access a custom Interaction facet using Tracker.Current.Session?

I have a custom xDB/xConnect Interaction Facet that I have created using Sitecore's documentation found here: https://doc.sitecore.net/developers/xp/xconnect/xconnect-model/facets/creating-facets/...
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sitecore_analytics_index on Sitecore 9

While troubleshooting issues with the Experience Profile results on a 9.0.1 recently installed instance (PaaS), I've noticed the below setting on Sitecore.ExperienceProfile.config. <!-- Name 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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Sitecore EXM insert Custom tokens issue

I am using Sitecore 9.0.1 and I am trying to insert custom tokens to email in EXM. I followed Sitecore's documentation and spent hours investigating possible solutions but somehow my tokens did not ...
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xConnect Contact Identifier Search

I'm trying to write some xConnect search functionality that will search through all identifiers of all contacts. SOLR is running and I have added a set of sample contacts using the xConnect API. ...
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Remove historical data from xDB Sitecore 9

For Sitecore 6 to 8 on market place is a great tool to manage contacts/interactions from xDB. (https://marketplace.sitecore.net/en/Modules/Analytics_Database_Manager.aspx ) This module is obsolete ...
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How can I get Search Contacts via XConnect API?

As part of SCHackathon 2018, I created a custom Event (a generic Event, not a Page Event, although I will change it to a Page Event and see if that helps see notes below). I followed the docs here: ...
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No results when searching for contacts on facet value

I'm trying to query contacts based on their e-mail value using xConnect, but my query doesn't return any results: var queryable = client.Contacts .Where(c => c.GetFacet<...
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What happens to enrolled contacts when they are merged?

What happens if two contacts are enrolled in the same engagement plan and then get merged? Will the dying contact be removed from the plan? Which state will the surviving contact be in?
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xConnect contact search by preferred email

Here is my code for searching contact by preferred mail. using (XConnectClient client = SitecoreXConnectClientConfiguration.GetClient()) { try { var queryable = client.Contacts ...

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