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Install-SitecoreConfiguration : The property 'Value' cannot be found on this object

I got the similar error when installing the sitecore using SIF.I verified different configurations but finally found that IIS was not started. So i started IIS and error is gone.
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Install-SitecoreConfiguration xconnect-solr.json - Error Invoke-ManageSolrCoreTask : Missing required parameter: name

Maybe you are facing a problem with the SitecoreInstallationFramework version? Sitecore 9.0.X requires 1.2.1: Install-Module -Name SitecoreInstallFramework -RequiredVersion 1.2.1 Sitecore.9.1.0 ...
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You must have a user with the same password in master or target server

I had the same issue when I tried to install Sitecore 9 with MS SQL Server 2017. The Sitecore 9 has the MS SQL Server 2016 in the prerequisits. Unfortunatelly it looks like the newer versions are not ...
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Any reason Sitecore 9.x data folder now defaults its location to inside web root?

Is this intentional? This is intentional because Azure App Services require the Data folder (aptly named App_Data) to be located inside of the website root folder since App Services do not have file ...
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XP Scaled (XP1) how to validate installed application in each server are correct?

Validating Installations To understand how to validate all of the different parts of Sitecore, you first must understand what parts exist, why they exist, and how they work together. We'll begin with ...
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Configuring SSL for Solr

Yes, this is normal Chrome behaviour. It recognises your certificate and does SSL, but it warns you that whoever issued the certificate is unknown (to Chrome) and therefore not trusted. Trusted ...
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Error in Identity Server when opening Sitecore 10

Apparently, Sitecore Identity Server included in Sitecore 10 requires .NET Core 2.1.18 Windows Hosting Module. Problem is that SIA and SIF have in prerequisites config (Prerequisites.json) the ...
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Install-SitecoreConfiguration xconnect-solr.json - Error Invoke-ManageSolrCoreTask : Missing required parameter: name

Modify xconnect-solr.json and sitecore-solr.json Find the CreateCores task in each file Change the Name attribute in Params > Action to lowercase name Original Script { "Action": "Create", "...
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An item name must satisfy the pattern: ^[\w\*\$][\w\s\-\$]*(\(\d{1,}\)){0,1}$ (controlled by the setting ItemNameValidation)

That exception originates from Sitecore.Data.Items.ItemUtil.GetItemNameError(string name) method in Sitecore.Kernel: if (itemNameValidation.Length > 0 && !Regex.IsMatch(name, ...
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Installing package acting different between 2 environments

As Rodrigo Peplau suggests, sitecore/admin/showconfig.aspx is good for viewing the entire merged Sitecore configuration. So you could use that as the basis for your comparison between the environments....
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An item name lenght should be less or equal to 100 while installing a content package

The correct way to resolve this would be to fix the cause of the issue and reduce the item length to less than 100 on the problematic item. As you have also found, you can increase the ...
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'sqlcmd' is not recognized at CreateShardApplicationDatabaseServerLoginSqlCmd step

Right after post my question, realized that sqlcmd was not installed at the server - which is weird, because XP1 topology didn't require at all! In my case, I had to download and install Microsoft ...
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WARNING: Waiting for service sc910.xconnect-MarketingAutomationService

This is telling you that the service that xConnect is trying to install for the Marketing Automation Engine is not starting. This could stem from a number of different causes. However, generally, it ...
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Is there anyway to find packages installed into Sitecore instance

There is no user interface that would show you the package installation history out of the box, but seeing it is pretty easy. Sitecore stores information about installed packages in the Core databases ...
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Can v7 and v8 coexist on the same server

You can have multiple versions of Sitecore on a single server. Firstly, just install them into different folders and have them pointed to different Databases. And secondly either have them both ...
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Which IIS role services are required for Sitecore?

I don't have a definitive list anywhere, and without actually attempting to remove each service one at a time until it breaks, here is the list of role services we use on a "locked down" Content ...
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What is the most efficient & fastest way to speed up the installation of packages with thousands of items?

To pull content from a PROD instance back to a QA instance I would highly recommend using Sitecore Sidekick - Content Migrator This tool uses Rainbow Serialization under the hood to quickly migrate ...
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Package installation hangs on Sitecore 8.1

Refer to the following: https://sitecorepowershell.gitbooks.io/sitecore-powershell-extensions/content/troubleshooting.html (edited) https://kb.sitecore.net/articles/296641 Use this patch config: &...
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Sitecore Rocks Package Installation Error - "Could not find configuration node: databases/database[@id='live']"

As Geoff already pointed out; the package seems to contain content for a database called "live". You can see (and remove, if you want) this by opening the package file. I'm using WinRAR for this ...
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Unable to uninstall Sitecore 9.1 and getting "No registration found for extension 'RemoveSQLDatabase' of type 'Task'"

You are missing the SQLServer module. Either run the prerequisites.json file which will install that and any missing prerequisites or: Install-Module -Name SQLServer if you are just missing the ...
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What to do if I can't download packages from Sitecore?

As of Dec 14, 2020 you do not need to be certified and logged in to be able to download the packages from https://dev.sitecore.net/ More details on this: https://community.sitecore.net/technical_blogs/...
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Sitecore Not Finding Home Page

Your website is not set up correctly in the <site> config node of the web.config Try to load /sitecore/admin/showconfig.aspx and search for <sites> Within <sites> look for the <...
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Configuring SSL for Solr

Here's a script that will fully automate the generation of the JKS keystore for Solr as well: https://gist.github.com/kamsar/c3c8322c1ec40eac64c7dd546e5124de # Usage: # This script is designed to ...
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Can Sitecore be installed offline?

Yes, Sitecore can be installed in offline mode, or from machines without internet access. The latest versions of Sitecore Instance Manager, since the version 1.5.0.2 release, supports running in ...
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SItecore 10 docker build solution issue - Invoke-Expression

The solution for this issue was to add SHELL ["powershell", "-Command", "$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'; $ProgressPreference = 'SilentlyContinue';"] before first RUN ...
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Error 500.19 installing Sitecore 9 XP0 on a clean Windows 10 machine

The error points to a lock on the IIS configuration. However, after some research, I came across to the solution which I share here hoping it will save someone else's time. The reason for the error ...
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When installing Sitecore 9.1, how does one fix this error "Cannot retrieve the dynamic parameters for the cmdlet..."?

The solution was changing the "bitness" of my PowerShell.exe. Somehow, and I have a guess how, I was running 32 bit Powershell instead of 64 bit Powershell on my 64 bit Azure VM. Once I started the 64 ...
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Server Role for SQL Server Account?

You are right, you granted to much privileges. You don't have to assign any server roles, but you should should assign db_datawriter, dbreader and public role memberships for your user to the web and ...
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You must have a user with the same password in master or target server

I have successfully installed Sitecore 9 with MS SQL Sever 2017 Express. I had encountered the same error and the trick is instead of using $SqlServer="localhost" in the installation script, change it ...
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Sitecore 9 Update 1 installation EXM Master DB Name

This error appear because you don't have the right json configuration files From https://dev.sitecore.net/Downloads/Sitecore_Experience_Platform/90/Sitecore_Experience_Platform_90_Update1.aspx You ...
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