Vlad Iobagiu
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Clean Analytics in Sitecore 9
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To clean the sql xdb database in Sitecore 9 you need to run bellow script in SQL on every shard that you have . USE [yourdatabaseprefix.Collection.ShardX] GO DELETE FROM [xdb_collection]....

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How can I safely clear the media cache on a production sitecore CD instance?
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Other option is to delete from time to time media cache using an schedule agent. Current value is 24 days but if you need to clear more ofen just decrease max age parameter of the last setting (see ...

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Sitecore PaaS Log files missing
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Accessing Sitecore XP logs and diagnostics information on Azure Web Apps differs from the on-premise approach. This article explains how to collect basic Sitecore diagnostics information, such as logs ...

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How does the "Clean up databases" feature work?
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Typically, a cleanup operation will remove data in invalid languages and items in orphaned trees. That means: all invalid language data (i.e. data for which the language does not exist) will be ...

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Are there specific IIS setting recommendations for Sitecore?
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I will recommend these specific settings for Sitecore in IIS: Ensure that Maximum Worker Processes for the Application Pool is set to 1 (under advanced settings) Ensure that Load User Profile ...

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xConnect WebApps on Azure PaaS not working
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This issue happens because it is impossible to add self created certificate to the trusted list of Authorities in Azure as it is global thing. But for developers environment, we should be able to ...

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When and why to create a custom index
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I don't think it takes 10 ms when you have complex query with facets. The most important reasons for creating a separate index are the following: you can index only the items you need, speeding up (...

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Set File datasource property to restrict start folder
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You don't need to set in this way DataSource, you just need to set DataSource on template field to : media library path (ex: "/sitecore/media library/Images/Social/Connector") When you will open ...

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How to get a 'last publish date' for an item
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You need to create some custom code to have such a functionality, out of the box Sitecore doesn't have such a functionality. You can create a template with two fields : Publishing Date and Publishing ...

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"Replace Rendering" in Experience Editor disabled
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The replace button doesn't appear on Experience Editor in 2 cases : When rendering doesn't have any renderings or sublayouts in Complatible Renderings field. When Renderings or sublayouts are not ...

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What is the impact to a Sitecore instance while rebuilding the links database?
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Sitecore is using link database in order to speed-up resolving of relationships between items (referers/references). It allows to increase performance of Sitecore client and shouldn't impact site ...

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Can I call the oData service directly in xConnect?
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I think it is possible. You need to pass correct certificate on the following line: >CertificateWebRequestHandlerModifierOptions.Parse("StoreName=My;StoreLocation=LocalMachine;FindType=...

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Is it possible to customize HTML Editor Profile based on Sitecore Role a user belongs to?
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Yes you can do it. You can customize the constructor of the EditorConfiguration class: You can use Reflector, IlSpy or .Peek or any disssamble tool to investigate the code. Here is example of the ...

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Generating test data for Sitecore Analytics
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You can use Sitecore XGenerator for generating analytics data. More information you can find on Sitecore Github Repository Experience Generator Generate "realistically looking" traffic for the ...

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Run Pipeline Batch button disabled
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When you create a new tenant it is disabled by default. You need to enable it. On the tenant item on Administration section you have a checkboxfield Enabled Please see below image: You can ...

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Exception thrown when trying to set General Link value
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The issue you reported was fixed in Sitecore Experience Platform 8.0 rev. 150621 (8.0 Update-4) and you can upgrade your solution to address the problem. Please take a look at the reference number ...

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Device Detection Not Working on Vanilla Sitecore 9.0.1
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This is a known bug: https://kb.sitecore.net/articles/828414 Solution Install a hotfix corresponding to your Sitecore Experience Platform version: For Sitecore XP 9.0 rev. 171002 (Initial Release): ...

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Rebuilding link database: System.FormatException: Unrecognized Guid format
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In Sitecore 8.2.1 the GeneralLink field allows to contain links with empty "id" attribute like : <link text="Description" linktype="internal" class="" title="HomeAlt" target="" querystring="" id=""...

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Change sort order of Duplicate sitecore item
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You don't need custom code. You can set the subitems ordering for an item. I guess you need to have just for a part of tree to sort it by created day. You need to right click on an item and choose ...

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Multiple images upload failing in Chrome and Firefox
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I saw this behavior when you have a firewall, antivirus or cookies are corrupted. Somehow Please try to delete all your cookies and try again. Cookie with key : sc_fv contains Flash Version and ...

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Updating Workflow for all the Items in Sitecore Instance
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You can use below powershell script (https://gist.github.com/marcduiker/950e0358bb4752ed5b047931a8c958c1) : # This is the ID of the workflow that will be set on the content items. $script:...

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Ways to block SC_ANALYTICS_GLOBAL_COOKIE from being deployed?
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You can create your own class: public class ClearCookieHttpModule : IHttpModule { public void Dispose() { } public void Init(HttpApplication context) { //...

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How to patch 'system.webServer' using Sitecore patch config file
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You can't patch configuration that are outside of Sitecore node section. To patch configuration outside Sitecore node I recommend you to use SlowCheetah. Patching only works on the Sitecore ...

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How to get list of items that were published?
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The publish:end event will be triggered once at the end when all items have been published and therefore does not contain the list of all the items. If you are interested in collect information about ...

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Why is 'Create New Content' disabled
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This is normal behaviour if you didn't set Datasource Template for your rendering. If you don't set the template is it normal to not enable that button because you don't know what kind of template ...

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Upgrading xConnect from Sitecore 9.1.0 to 9.1.1 - Database Upgrade Script missing?
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You need to download Configuration Files for Upgrade. You find the link in the Upgrade Options section of page: https://dev.sitecore.net/Downloads/Sitecore_Experience_Platform/91/...

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Does Sitecore XP 9.1 & Sitecore XC 9.0.2 use IdentityServer separately?
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I will start with your second question Sitecore Commerce 9.1 is not compatible with 9.0.2 (https://kb.sitecore.net/articles/804595). XC compatible with 9.1 should be released after 1 month of XP ...

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EXM newsletter content not displaying in gmail ([Message clipped])
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When you send a message and the body section of the message exceeds 102KB, your Gmail subscribers will see the first 102KB of content and then see the following: Gmail message clipped notification. ...

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Sitecore Express Migration Tool skipping users and security group
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This is a known issue : https://kb.sitecore.net/articles/583017 As a workaround for the issue, please consider deleting the {Express Migration Root folder}/Migration.db file before running the ...

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How to make the scheduled task to run at the same time everyday
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It's not possible to run at exactly the same time but it’s possible to get it close to the same time every day. Scheduled tasks are run in sequence by the Sitecore scheduler. The scheduler checks ...

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