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How to test API endpoints from behind a proxy server via Sitecore user interface

We have a Sitecore scheduler task which CRUDs Sitecore items daily. The data source is from the response of an API endpoint which is managed by another vendor. Recently, no data has been returned. As always, the Sitecore log is valuable to check for root causes and from the logs, we can see that the… Continue reading How to test API endpoints from behind a proxy server via Sitecore user interface

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How to delete a large amount of items via Sitecore User Interface

We have a Sitecore 7.2 Initial Release (aka Sitecore CMS 7.2.0) project on the table. It’s a legacy system. Sadly, the previous vendor did not cover the case the items were duplicated when they’re created automatically via a Sitecore task scheduler from an external source. After correcting the code logic, we need to delete all… Continue reading How to delete a large amount of items via Sitecore User Interface

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How to restart Sitecore server via Sitecore user interface

A few years ago, I had a chance to work with Sitecore CMS version 6.6 and had to restart Sitecore server several times without IIS access to kill the publish process (it run forever sometimes). I suppose that I may do it again with Sitecore version 7.X and Sitecore version 8.X for some reasonsĀ as well.… Continue reading How to restart Sitecore server via Sitecore user interface