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Getting Error while creating contact through xConnect in Sitecore9

I am getting an exception/error while I am creating contact though xConnect Code, below is my code: using (var client = CreateClient()) { try { ...
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Tracker.Current is not initialized in Sitecore [duplicate]

I have created a Sitecore instance and Synced the code from TFS server using TDS. While accessing the Items from Sitecore Content Editor ,the following error occurs. [InvalidOperationException: ...
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Unable to create a Contact item in List Manager

I have installed a Sitecore 9 Update 1 and using Solr 6.6.2 for our ContentSearch. However when I've tried to create a contact on an empty List under List Manager but I am getting an error. Below is ...
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Identify returning user interaction data from xDB in Sitecore 9

I have a requirement to identify the returning user which haven't yet created their profile. I know that Sitecore gives the unique identifier to the anonymous user based on the device and stores the ...
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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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All Users are not being tracked in Sitecore Analytics

In my project on Sitecore 8.2, I am using Contact Facet to identify users. Problem Definition: All users are not being tracked, seems some of them are missing in xDB. Seems xDB and Experience ...
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Assigning a Pattern based on a Profile added to a Goal

On a goal, you can assign a profile card like you would do on any other items on the content tree. I though this would assign the Pattern related to this Profile card when the goal is triggered but ...
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My WFFM submits do not appear in lists

I have a WFFM form which collects some contact info. The info is correctly persisted in xDB and the contact can be found in the experience profile. One of my save actions is to add the contact to a ...
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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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Sitecore 9 - Incrementing engagement value

The following code worked on Sitecore 8.x to increase Engagement Value programmatically: Tracker.Current.Interaction.Value += value; This code compiles and executes file on Sitecore 9.0.1, but after ...
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How to remove [unknown page] in Sitecore analytics

I would like to know how to remove the [unknown page] part in the Sitecore analytics dashboard? I am pretty much sure that they are internal api calls and google tracking etc, it´s displaying unwanted ...
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Is there an automatic way to migrate engagement plans to marketing automation plans?

This question prompted when I was answering an Engagement Plans question. I couldn't find an answer anywhere nor an explicit mention that Marketing Automation Plans are essentially replacing ...
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Object reference not set to an instance of an object in Experience Profile (SC9 & SQL xDB) [duplicate]

I’ve successfully installed SC9 and have been able to push contacts into xDB via xConnect without any problems. I can see the contacts in the SQL database and that bit is working fine. Something ...
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Subscribing to EXM Email: How do you manage multiple contacts using the same computer?

We are currently working on a project, where we implemented a registration process using WFFM, EXM and Engagement Plans. We are facing one specific issue, regarding the contact identification with EXM....
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Sitecore Log reports an issue: Error during Aggregation

Sitecore log recently reported an error during aggregation. While going through the log file, found an exception below: Exception: System.Data.SqlClient.SqlException Message: T-SQL ERROR 242, ...
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Sitecore xDB exception and session terminates [duplicate]

We are using Sitecore 8.2 in the following configuration: 1 CM instance 2 CD instances on load balancer Sitecore analytics is enabled We have not identified the contacts Analytics.cluster is set ...
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Error on Exception: System.Data.SqlClient.SqlException

Exception: System.Data.SqlClient.SqlException Message: T-SQL ERROR 242, SEVERITY 16, STATE 3, PROCEDURE (null), LINE 472, MESSAGE: The conversion of a datetime data type to a smalldatetime data ...
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How to resolve Mongo PostSessionEndPipeline failed or Session Submit has failed error

Did anybody experience below issue? Recently I have been seeing below error messages in log files. I verified the Mongo connection and it seems to be working as expected and below seems to be ...
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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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Sitecore 9 xDB Support for MongoDB

We are working on migrating our Sitecore instances to Sitecore 9 and we are using xDB for analytics. We read new version of Sitecore does not support MongoDB. Can we still use xDB and analytics?
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FXM on mobile apps

I am trying to use FXM to track user activity and trigger events etc on a mobile app using Xamarin. Everything is setup in the federated experience manager in Sitecore, although of course it reports ...
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Sitecore Analytics Channel Detection

Sitecore has a bunch of Channels defined in /sitecore/system/Marketing Control Panel/Taxonomies/Channel.The config Sitecore.Analytics.Channel specify the different channels that are assigned for ...
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Sitecore XDB cleanup to limit size

On our current system XDB is grown very large, the interactions DB is around 80% of the total database size, followed by KeyBehaviourCache at 5% then GeoIps and Contacts at 4%. We need to reduce the ...
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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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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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Exception occured while initialize the Xconnect config

I have a requirement to create contact and push into XDB using Xconnect.So I'm referring to the blog for my implementation So when I'm trying to initialize the Xconnect config. It is throwing an ...
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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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Custom Report from xDB (MongoDB) based in Geo Ips

We are on Sitecore 8.2 rev. 170614 (8.2 Update-4) using MongoDB On-Premise mode with custom SSL Setup. Need to submit a custom report to business based on various logins (and related data) ...
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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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Cannot create tracker / session is not initialized on Sitecore 9

I'm getting the following error while attempting to test some analytics functionality on Sitecore 9: 9528 15:23:51 ERROR Cannot create tracker. Exception: System.InvalidOperationException Message: ...
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Mongo db Interactions table not getting updated

In my dev machine I am not getting any interactions added in interaction table of mongo db. My session state entry in web.config is as follows: <sessionState mode="InProc" cookieless="false" ...
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Speed up fetching data from interactions table of Mongo db

We have a requirement in which we must get values from mongo db faster than the current scenario. We have few articles in our project and there is an option to fetch recent articles which are most ...
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WFFM CurrentSession is not initialized Filling up Logs

Our servers' log files are filling up with [WFFM] CurrentSession is not initialized. The issue is due to the various events that are triggered when filling out a form: Field Complete, Error in Field ...
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Get List of all user journey

I want to create a report where I want to get the list of all user identified, pages views count, all the pages views by user and timestamp. Please suggest the best way to track user journey.
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How to scale Processing/Aggregation server

We have managed to setup xDb in our production environment. Currently, we only setup a single instance of Processing/Aggregation server. We are planning to add another server as a processing/...
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How to disable xDB related search indexes, when using CMS-only mode?

After disabling Sitecore xDB using the following two settings in the \App_Config\Include\Sitecore.Xdb.config file. <setting name="Xdb.Enabled" value="false" /> <setting name="Xdb.Tracking....
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List manager is empty

I have problem with list manager in Sitecore 8.2. When I create a new list, it does not get contacts from xDB. In the segmentation list option "Use all contacts as source" is not available (grayed out)...
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FXM + xDB. Analytics goes to the wrong contact

I'm having a strange issue with FXM + Analytics. We use Sitecore 8.1 + FXM + xDB. We noticed that analytics for the FXM sites is collected against a different contact. For example, a request from ...
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WFFM Detailed Reports are empty

This is an 8.1 Update 2 setup, but the client does NOT have xDB (although we set up the Mongo connection strings, etc). We were getting 500 errors when hitting the Form Reports section for the APIs ...
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Sitecore 8.2 using analytics data in code

I have followed the answer here But I get a null reference exception if I do not create an instance of the ReportDataProvider. And when I do create an instance I am getting an error in the ...
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WFFM 500 errors

This is a Sitecore 8.1 Update 2 installation. I'm getting the errors that are described in this blog post when I try to view the form reports: http://blog.ryanbailey.co.nz/2017/09/sitecore-wffm-form-...
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WFFM Rule Section Is Missing

The Rule section in WFFM is missing. I did some research and changed the Xdb.Tracking.Enabled to true <setting name="Xdb.Tracking.Enabled" value="true" />. It worked and i am able to see the ...
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Any example on how to use “xDB Contact Facet Collection Property Value Accessor” in Data Exchange Framework?

using Sitecore Data Exchange Framework v1.4.1, let's assume you want to add hundreds of emails to xDB Contact > Emails facet. How would you configure DEF to add each address to the IElementDictionary&...
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Sitecore Social Connected Module - How to test locally

I am configuring my project to use Sitecore Social Connected in order to allow users to log in to the site using their Facebook account. A prerequisite of this is to have a Facebook App created (...
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All reporting api services returning 404 response

I am currently enabling xDB on an Sitecore 8.2.5 install that has recently been upgraded from an 8 initial release. It has never had xDB enabled. I'm getting some issues where data appears to be added ...
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Sitecore Analytics Buttons in the launchpad

In a Sitecore environment, Sitecore 8.2 update 4, the analytics buttons in the launch pad are hidden. This is what I would expect if analytics were disabled (Xdb.Enabled = false) but analytics are ...
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xDB Contact Switcher

Is there an option to switch Contact context programmatically? Let's say i have some logic that depends on Contact context. When running such logic i would want to use something like using (new ...
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Analytics location - no data follow-up

I found this question previously asked and answered on this topic: Sitecore Analytics Location has no data. As a follow-up to that, if I just purchased the GeoIP service and turned on the Analytics....
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Encrypting Analytics Data in MongoDB

Does Sitecore support any options for encrypting analytics data stored in MongoDB? One of our clients wants to store personal information in xDB, but has required that we verify that the data can be ...
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How does Sitecore XDB handle a DNT=1 (do-not-track) request from a browser?

I have a client with a privacy policy that says we will respect the DNT header coming from a browser. Does Sitecore automatically not track DNT visits or do I specifically have to disable tracking for ...