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Set Machine Key in Sitecore CD Server’s

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Are you using multiple CD Servers architecture (Sitecore Web Farm)? Have you checked the machine key across the CD servers?
Are you using any below functionality in your solution? __VIEWSTATEforms authentication tickets,MVCs anti-forgery tokens,and other services which use machine keyany encryption/decryption using machine key

All the above functionality is machine key dependent.
And if your machine key is not sync across the multiple CD servers, then you might face some below problem. Sometimes login failed (during password encryption/decryption)Server Error in '/' Application.Validation of viewstate MAC failed. If this application is hosted by a web farm or cluster, ensure that <machineKey> configuration specifies the same validationKey and validation algorithm. AutoGenerate cannot be used in a cluster.
These error still coming after enabled the affinity in the load balancer
Load balancer- sticky session (affinity) helps to ensure that any given client only interacts with one…

Sitecore Developer Tool - Google Chrome plugin

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Have you ever checked Sitecore Developer tool in chrome? Yes sitecore developer tool is available in chrome browser and very useful to explore some quick navigation like admin page, databases, different mode of the page etc.
This plugin contains below section:
Favorites: It contains the Favorites item list by default Home page,Desktop,Content Editor,page editor pages are included in the list, but we can add more pages through option configuration.



Admin Pages: Below is the list of admin page that we can quickly switch through browser Cache - the /sitecore/admin/cache.aspx page displays details about the caching settings configured.
Database Browser - the /sitecore/admin/dbbrowser.aspx page displays a view of the Sitecore database.Serialization - the /sitecore/admin/serialization.aspx page provides an interface to serialize database content into XML.Show Config - the /sitecore/admin/showconfig.aspx page shows the final rendered version of the web.configUnlock Admin - the /sitecore/admin/un…