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Do not change global.asax in Sitecore 9!

This is a rule of thumb in Sitecore 9: Do not change global.asax. There are other ways to run a piece of code at the start of the Sitecore 9. Until now I have used 2 ways in Sitecore 9 to run a piece of code at the start of the solution. In a similar […]

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How to Sitecore 9 uninstall – my take

I have installed Sitecore 9 on a machine, but I needed also to clean up at one point. There are already a couple of articles/references for this subject: http://insitecore.blogspot.com/2017/11/easy-uninstall-sitecore-9.html https://himadritechblog.wordpress.com/2017/10/27/a-powershell-script-for-removing-sitecore-9-instance-from-local-machine/ https://www.sitecorgi.net/uninstall-sitecore-9/ https://github.com/Sitecorgi/UninstallSitecore9 https://sitecore.stackexchange.com/questions/8107/how-to-uninstall-an-instance-created-using-the-sitecore-install-framework But I’ve decided to use Rob’s uninstall scripts referenced here in his introductory article about SIF-less, but in case you want to do […]

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Sitecore 9 update 1 installation with SQL Server on a different server

Sitecore 9 update 1 was just released. So it’s quite fresh from the oven. I’ve just tried the installation on a web machine that uses SQL Server installed on a different server and made some discoveries related with prerequisites  needed for the installation. So beside the standard prerequisites mentioned in the installation documentation (must log […]

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How to install Sitecore 9 on Windows 8.1

There are a couple of articles about Sitecore 9 on a Windows 8.1 development machine, and since it’s bit out of hand for me to upgrade to Windows 10 I’ve decided to take the bull by the horns and finally do it. Even that I’ve lost a bet with @SitecoreClimber that will manage to install […]

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How to install Sitecore 9 with existing SSL certificate

You probably installed already Sitecore 9 on your environments following different blogs with necessary clarifications. But, might happen that you already have a SSL certificate for your environments. The affected places are: Installation of SolR Installation of Sitecore 9 itself One of the places where SSL it’s needed its on the SolR instance. So by […]