MonthNovember 2018

Sitecore 9.1 admin password no more b

Managed to install Sitecore 9.1, highly recommend to use step-by-step installation guide here-

Sitecore admin password is no longer b and is generated after the installation is complete.


So, remember to note down the auto generated password or reset password once logged in.

Enjoy Sitecore installation!!!

Error connecting to Cosmos DB

If you see following error whilst connecting to Cosmos DB, you must add your current IP address to firewall in Azure for the DB you are trying to connect to.




sitecore 9 installation CertEnroll::CSignerCertificate::Initialize: Cannot find object or property. 0x80092004 (-2146885628 CRYPT_E_NOT_FOUND)


  1. Go to mmc > Add/Remove Snap in > Certificates > Computer Account > Local Computer;
  2. Delete following certificate (if exist) under “Personal/Certificates” and “Trusted Root Certification Authorities/Certificates”;
    • *.xconnect
    • *.xconnect_client
    • <Sitecore9 site name>
    • DO_NOT_TRUST_SitecoreFundamentalsRoot
    • DO_NOT_TRUST_SitecoreRootCert
  3. Go to mmc > Add/Remove Snap in > Certificates > Computer Account > My user account;
  4. Repeat step (2);
  5. Go to C:\certificates, delete all *.crt files;


Referred from-

Sitecore9 installation error: Cannot process argument transformation on parameter ‘Signer’. Cannot convert the “System.Object[]” value of type “System.Object[]” to type

Remove existing certificate. If you know the thumbprint use the below powershell command to remove certificate-

Get-ChildItem Cert:\LocalMachine\Root\<<thumbprint>> | Remove-Item

To list the existing certificates use following command-

Set-Location Cert:\LocalMachine\Root
Get-ChildItem | Format-Table Subject, FriendlyName, Thumbprint -AutoSize

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