Tag: Upgrade

  • Watch your IDTables when upgrading

    Recently after a major Sitecore upgrade, we ran into issues with items that have been synced from a DAM through a data provider. These items suddenly had different Guids than before which led to many broken links. The reason for this took some time to figure out: This dataprovider was using the¬†IDTable to maintain consistent…

  • 10 issues you might run into when upgrading to Sitecore 9

    In this post I’ll list 10 issues that – depending on your particular setup, you might also run into when upgrading to Sitecore 9. They are all easy to fix, so I hope this post saves you some time. 1. Proxy Data providers If you have configured extra databases other than core, master or web…

  • Web API routes failing after updating to 8.1 Update-3

    After updating to 8.1 Update-3 from 8.1 Initial Release our custom Web API routes on CM and CD were failing with the following exception:

  • Failing DNS lookups slowing down site after upgrade

    I ran into a problem today while setting up a content delivery server after upgrading from Sitecore 6.4 to 7.2. After setting everything up, the site ran very slowly and the Sitecore Log started filling with exceptions like this: System.Net.Sockets.SocketException: The requested name is valid, but no data of the requested type was found ……

  • Unable to create document builder – crawling exception after upgrading to SC 7.2

    After upgrading to Sitecore 7.2 I ran into this exception in the crawling log when trying to index PDF documents: Unable to create document builder (). Please check your configuration. We will fallback to the default for now. The solution was to add the document builder type to my custom index configuration: <documentBuilderType>Sitecore.ContentSearch.LuceneProvider.LuceneDocumentBuilder, Sitecore.ContentSearch.LuceneProvider</documentBuilderType> After…

  • NullReferenceException in custom Index after upgrading to Sitecore 7.2

    After upgrading to Sitecore 7.2 we got the following exception when trying to build our custom indexes: The resolution to this is quite simple. Sitecore has included <initializeOnAdd> to the index configuration. If this field is missing in the configuration, building the index fails. Just make sure you have the following line to your custom…