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Banner image for How to Resolve SQL Connection Errors During Sitecore Installation Due to Non-verifiable Certificates article

The Sitecore installation process has come a long way since the introduction of SIF. It has been flawless under countless runs, but I was recently tripped up due to a SQL connection error. In this post I'll explain the cause, resolution, and some steps to make your  next try of the installation easier. 

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Banner image for Dude, Where's My Upgrade Folder? article

The upgrade folder is a great place to have handy during the installation of a package. It will hold information and items related to what you just installed, like logs, backup of files, what was deleted, etc. While browsing about a new Sitecore Managed Cloud installation I couldn't find it, but there's a patch to resolve the issue.

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Banner image for A Simplified Guide to Installing Sitecore Horizon 10 article

Who doesn't want things simple? Well, installing Horizon isn't as simple as the graphical interface reintroduced to Sitecore installs and still requires Sitecore Installation Framework (SIF), and is still pretty easy, but I'll make it easier.

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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 The Complete Guide to Installing Habitat Home Corporate on Sitecore 9.2 article

Habitat is a great demo instance that has been used to showcase what Sitecore can do. I'm grateful for this tool since we can spin up a copy quickly to use during project initialization phases where people new to Sitecore can quickly get familiar with it. Installation can be tricky, so I'll cover the steps and some hiccups I've come across.

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