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Banner image for Sitecore 10 Is Out, but Installing It Isn't Without Its Bugs. HTTP Error 502.5 - Process Failure Can Creep up on You. article

I've been a fan of the graphical installer coming back and simplifying installations. I was even more impressed with the requirements check and auto-installation, which would set up a plethora of components and services. It seems though there's some items missing from this list which needed to be done manually, and we'll go through that today.

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Banner image for Clearing Your Media Cache in Azure Isn't as Simple As It Sounds, Thanks to This Little Kudu Access Issue. article

During our latest release there was a need to clear our media cache. Normally I'd be happy to do this by just restarting the app, but in production that method is not satisfactory. After a few twists and turns it became clear the only way to do this without a restart is to write a custom script, so here you go!

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Banner image for Handling “Unable to load type [your-model] required for deserialization” when using Redis to store custom objects in User sessions with Azure. article

In our latest project I have been storing an instance of an object in the User's session, which can be recycled on each page load and cuts down load times but 60%. This simple model, which of course must be decorated with [Serializable] or you'll get the error “Type 'xxx' in Assembly 'xxx, Version=...' is not marked as serializable”, has a bunch of reference data pertaining to the User's location. So, when I added some additional data which changed the class, Redis didn't like that. Not. One. Bit.

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