Category: Helix

Sitecore 9.1- helix standard inborn

Sitecore 9.1 comes with the inbuilt Helix standards.

The folder structure i.e. Foundation, Feature, Project now comes with the Sitecore installation.

The folders are added in Layouts, Placeholder Settings, Renderings and Templates by default it seems.



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 ā€œPersonal/Certificatesā€ and ā€œTrusted Root Certification Authorities/Certificatesā€;
    • *.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 allĀ *.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

nuget restore: Exception has been thrown by the target of an invocation

I am working on Sitecore 8.2 Helix based architecture. whilst doing a build received error –
MSBuild auto-detection: using msbuild version ‘14.0’ from ‘C:\Program Files (x86)\MSBuild\14.0\bin’
Error parsing solution file… Exception has been thrown by the target of an invocation.

Was able to resolve this issue suppose while merging changes the solution was missing the End Project



After adding the “EndProject”Ā  was able to parse the solution and build.