Fixing Sitecore 9 Commerce Invalid URI Error
June 5, 2019
An invalid uri error was often logged in a Sitecore 9.0.1 Commerce solution. The exception looked like:
ERROR SitecoreConnectionManager.Error: Message=Invalid URI: The hostname could not be parsed.
I found these articles suggesting that the content policy was not setup correctly:
We have one content policy json file in our solution in the following location:
In our case the parameter, Host, was mapped to a default hostname, sxa.storefront.com. We don't use that domain in our configuration and it's not mapped to a valid certificate. Changing Host to a valid hostname fixed the issue.