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Is Sitecore 9.1 admin password no longer 'b'?
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As per installation guide, in version 9.1 the Sitecore admin password needs now to be set when installing it. "One of the settings that you must edit is SitecoreAdminPassword. If you do not specify ...

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What's the best migration strategy for 6.5 to 8.2?
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The answer to this depends on the context of your project. Sitecore's recommendations are to make incremental upgrades for every version and updates as well since your current to the latest you are ...

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Possible to copy the presentation details of one item to another?
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Yes. Open the presentation details of the item you want to copy from. you will see a link "Copy To" beside "Edit". You can pick which target devices you want and to which item you want to copy the ...

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Is MongoDB a prerequisite to install EXM?
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As EXM does not support CMS-only mode, xDB is required to run EXM. See the documentation on all the components that require xDB. When you send an email campaign, the Email Experience Manager (EXM) ...

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MVP Nominations - What should NOT be added in the forms during nomination process?
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Aside from what was already answered by Mark and Tamás, I see a lot of confusion in people thinking MVP status is about being experienced with Sitecore like "Developer A has been working with Sitecore ...

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How is the site context language determined and is there a priority to which is chosen?
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I think this is well covered on John West's post which in summary describes what the priority is and how Sitecore handles them: "The Sitecore layout engine retrieves content from the Sitecore ...

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How does the “Rebuild link database” feature work?
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Retrieved from the SDN site What is the Links Database: "Sitecore maintains a table named Links in the database specified in the LinkDatabase section of web.config. This table provides a logical ...

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Refining/executing query with Coveo
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If you want to get the building query and attach filters to the search you can do something like this: Coveo.$('#search').on("buildingQuery", function(e, args) { args.queryBuilder....

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How can I programmatically list all personalization in my page?
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You can get the personalization from the renderings field. If you open an item that contains personalization you will notice on the renderings field in Raw mode something like this: <rls><...

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An index with the name "sitecore_web_index" have already been added
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If you open the showconfig page (hostname/sitecore/admin/showconfig.aspx) it will tell you all the indexes that Sitecore is loading specially the one that is causing you problem. It will show you ...

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What is difference between Adding Item statically and Dynamically while creating sitecore package?
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Adding to what Tamás answered Static items: is a flat list of items that you want to add to a package. This is useful if you want to move items x, y and z from environment A to B. Dynamic items: you ...

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Commerce Server Catalog Manager - 8.2.1
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You should be able to import through the File - Import Product Catalog menu. This is a post I wrote on how to import the catalog xml file https://sitecorebrasil.wordpress.com/2017/05/18/sitecore-...

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Remove Renderings From Layout Through Content Editor
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In Content Editor go to Presentation tab and click Details You will be listed on each device the layout associated with it as well as all the renderings. You can click on the Edit button and on the ...

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What is the purpose of keepalive.aspx?
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Besides what has been mentioned on the other answers it can be useful if you have a load balancer and you want to configure a page where the load balancer can ping sitecore to know if the node is up ...

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xConnect Certificate Expiration
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Assuming it's expired you can easily create a new certificate using Windows Powershell by running the following command(so no need of SIF just for that part): New-SelfSignedCertificate –DnsName "...

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Uninstalling sitecore module
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As Marek said your only option is using Anti Packages. This this is not an option then I'm afraid that out of the box there is no uninstaller for sitecore packages as described here. One thing you ...

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Sitecore Publishing seems to work, but site not updating
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In case sestocker answer is not the problem you are having: You need also to make sure you have setup properly the instance properties(if you don't know what this is reffer to Sitecore's scaling ...

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Sitecore - Add custom action after delete item
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You need to implement a custom event handler for item:deleted. I suggest you patch it from a configuration file and Sitecore will load it for you and execute in this case when the item is deleted. ...

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How can I get the variable names / each outcome of an A/B test from the code?
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Just like personalizations, the AB tests are stored on the rendering fields. If you are able to see the AB test on the Experience editor so it means that the test has been set. Now where does ...

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The operation cannot be performed because this Commerce Server instance has not been configured
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The problem with the CSConfig was that CS was failing although the message on the wizard was that it was complete. It did not show any error messages. Reinstalling with elevated privileges and leaving ...

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Options for sitemap generation on larger solutions
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Have you tried the Ultimate Sitemap module? I'm not sure if you can schedule tasks for it out of the box to be honest. But I think you can get that with the Automated publisher module as well. I ...

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Coveo user in a new Sitecore 8.1 update 3 instance gets locked consistently
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I have never seen this before but here are some ideas I would try: Compare the security provider configuration on Coveo's admin tool against a working box looking for misconfigurations; Set this ...

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xDB Cloud Experience Analytics not refreshing
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Assuming you followed the setup correctly and you have mongo running: Can you try to shorten the session time so you can see the data being flushed to mongo quickly? Do you see any records or errors ...

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Should we source control Sitecore modules?
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From my perspective, I agree with most of, what is being answered, which is not source controlling modules. But you do need to source control customization done to this module. For example, in Coveo ...

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Data re-writing from Sitecore 7.2 with SPE
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Here are a few options you can take: 1- Serialize the Sitecore items you want to move and deserialize on the new instance. 2- Write an SPE script which is what you suggested you are going to do ...

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Sitecore 6.5 - Clean Up Databases option nothing happen / shows when I click on it
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Personally I think the cleanup process can help reduce the sizes but not really sure how much you can reduce considering the sizes of those dbs. That being said, when you execute the cleanup databases ...

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Can't access CFSolutionStorefrontSite_CatalogWebService/CatalogWebService
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You need to make sure: 1- the user CSFndRuntimeUser is an administrator 2- on the CSService on IIS you set Windows Authentication and Anonymous Authentication as enabled 2.1 - on the Catalog and ...

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Sitecore data migration strategy
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I am not aware of such tool or easy path to make this happen. Honestly this looks like a project of it's own. The experience I had with it similar to your scenario, it turned out we had to rewrite ...

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Index are not updating after db restore
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Here is a link with a detailed explanation on indexing strategies and best practices. Considering the description of the issue you are saying you should always, when copying over indexes from one ...

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What's the Best Practice for Storing Sitecore in the Solution?
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This question is quite broad as there are many aspects to it. Here is my perspective of this subject. should you add Sitecore files to source control? Only those that are needed for the build to run ...

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