Patrick Barron
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How do publish end remote events work
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The communication between the Content Delivery and Content Management box is handled through the Event Queue. Your Content Management instance triggers an event (i.e.: "publish:end:remote") This ...

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How to increase Solr JVM memory
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The default size that is set is 512MB, but can be changed by adjusting the solr settings. You can increase the memory by doing the following: Open the {INSTALLDIR}\bin\solr\solr.in.cmd file in a ...

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How to create multiple Sitecore Security Domain
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You can use the Domain Manager within Sitecore to create new security domains. From the Sitecore Desktop: Start > Security Tools > Domain Manager From there, you can setup your Sitecore Roles ...

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Sitecore Habitat Performance
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Habitat is an example implementation of the Helix guidelines and shouldn't be used as a starter kit. With that said, you should review what you will need now and remove what you can. It can always ...

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How does Sitecore xDB work in a basic CM/CD setup
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Your personas, and personalizations are stored either on as items in the Master database or as part of an item (personlization rules for renderings) just like any other content item in Sitecore. You ...

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Which server(s) type(s) should Solr be installed on?
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You'll want to install Solr on it's own server(s). Solr can be very resource demanding especially when you have a large number or Solr cores. In terms of hardware, the best practices tend to be ...

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How can I create a new Sitecore Marketplace module
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You can setup your local Sitecore instance how ever you want. You can use Sitecore Instance Manager if you want as that provides an easy way to get a Sitecore instance up and running. Once you have ...

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Settings for Solr in a master/slave configuration
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The Solr Master instance should have all cores/sitecore indexes used by your Sitecore environment configured as it is the only instance that will be writing to the cores. If you are not using a ...

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What kind of license does xConnect require?
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The best answer is "ask your Sitecore Sales rep". With that said, I did ask the sales team while at Sitecore Symposium and they said it wouldn't require any additional licences outside of what ...

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Published content is not shown in production
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Sounds like the cache isn't getting cleared on publish. You'll want to add your site to the publish:end and publish:end:remote events. <events> <event name="publish:end"> &...

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Best way to upgrade from Sitecore 8.0 Update 2 to 8.2 Update 1
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The tool currently only supports upgrading from 7.2. You'll have 2 options when it comes to upgrading: Follow the standard upgrade process from Sitecore. You'll need to upgrade in order, so you'll ...

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Remove 'Is valid XHtml' validation rule for Rich Text field
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You can remove the rule validation on the Global Rules item /sitecore/system/Settings/Validation Rules/Global Rules You'll want to remove the rule from the Validate Button, and Validate Button fields ...

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Sitecore administration page to view all pipeline processors
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You can use the /sitecore/admin/showconfig.aspx page to view the generated Sitecore configuration to verify if you're custom pipeline is inserted into the pipeline and it's position of execution.

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New Template fields => is GlassData.cs re-generated automatically, no manual action needed?
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The code generated model file (your GlassData.cs file) will regenerate when you sync with Sitecore. It will have no awareness of any items that are not in the TDS project. Your new fields will only be ...

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Encrypting Analytics Data in MongoDB
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According to the Sitecore MongoDB compatibility table, if you are using Sitecore 8.2 and you are using Mongo 3.2.1 Enterprise with data-at-rest encryption (Wired Tiger only), it should be supported by ...

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How to get all the items from a bucket
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The best way would be to leverage the Sitecore.ContentSearch APIs to search for all items public List<T> GetAllItemsFromBucket(string bucketPath) { var index = ContentSearchManager.GetIndex(...

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Sitecore read access to get items, Sitecore 8.2u2
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Calls through the Sitecore API will take the security settings into account so you'll need to have read access to the item. You can get around this by using the SecurityDisabler using(Sitecore....

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How to secure MongoDB replica set environment?
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You'll want to follow the MongoDB security best practices: Enable Access Control and Enforce Authentication - You can use the default MongoDB authentication mechanism or an existing external ...

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What is the difference between Indexing via an ISearchIndex object and using IndexCustodian?
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The ISearchIndex is the interface that represents everything about the index. The concrete object that will get created will be determined by the index configuration file for the specific index (...

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Dynamic Placeholders marketplace module throws method definition error
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From the error message, it sounds like the DLL for the Dynamic Placeholder isn't a known reference for your views. You'll want to add the following line to your /Views/Web.config file in your view ...

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While installing Sitecore 9 update 2 got below issue
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The error you are seeing is due to the Sitecore Installation Framework not being installed/registered. You should be able to register the Powershell module by executing the following statements: ...

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Securing Telerik on Sitecore 7.2
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You should be able to follow the 8.x updates for previous version of Sitecore as the changes are not Sitecore specific. The Telerik controls are only used for the authoring of content (Rich Text ...

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Is placeholder async-content a sitecore convention name?
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Placeholder names can be what ever you want/need them to be. When adding a placeholder to a layout, you provide the placeholder key name, in this case async-content. In Sitecore, You'll want to add a ...

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What Sitecore understands about Mongo from its ConnectionStrings?
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From the standpoint of Sitecore, it doesn't do much as it will rely on the Mongo Driver to handle communications to the Mongo server(s) that are specified in the connection string. You are not ...

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Sort Listing of search items by Item Path
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The [SearchReturnedItem].Paths.Path) is going to to return the list of ItemIDs for the path. You'll want to instead sort by [SearchReturnedItem].Path which will sort by the full text path you are ...

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Perform multi-language search sitecore
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If your solution relies on Sitecore’s content search and you want to use language fallback, you must set up the particular search index to handle item- or field-level fallback. You'll want to patch in ...

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Why is my Ajax url not recognizing my sitecore controller or hitting my breakpoint in my sitecore controller?
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It looks like the URL you are sending the request to doesn't match your route configuration. Your URL is /Website/Controllers/FindAnAffiliateController/getAffiliate and your rout is {controller}/{...

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Get amount of components on final layout programmatically
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You should be able to get a list all the renderings by calling: item.Visualization.GetRenderings(Sitecore.Context.Device, true);

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What is Sitecore MVP Cloud category?
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From http://www.sitecore.net/en/events/public-mvp-site/about-mvp The Cloud MVP award is being awarded to individuals who are experts in Cloud solutions, using Sitecore cloud services, experienced ...

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How to use the Stormpath (or similar) OAuth provider to authenticate external users?
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If there is not already a Sitecore Module that handles the specific OAuth provider, you can manually setup it up by: Redirect the user to the oAuth2 authentication screen Have the ID provider (IDP) ...

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