"Unrecognized Guid format" error when Media.AlwaysAppendRevision is set to true

  • Adding a new language to an existing media item from the Media Library might fail with an exception if the AlwaysAppendRevision setting in Sitecore.config file is set to "true". The following message can be found in the log:
    Server Error in '/' Application.
    Unrecognized Guid format.
    Description: An unhandled exception occurred during the execution of the current web request. Please review the stack trace for more information about the error and where it originated in the code. 
    Exception Details: System.FormatException: Unrecognized Guid format.
    Source Error: 
    An unhandled exception was generated during the execution of the current web request. Information regarding the origin and location of the exception can be identified using the exception stack trace below.
    Stack Trace: 
    [FormatException: Unrecognized Guid format.]
       System.GuidResult.SetFailure(ParseFailureKind failure, String failureMessageID, Object failureMessageFormatArgument, String failureArgumentName, Exception innerException) +95
       System.Guid.TryParseGuid(String g, GuidStyles flags, GuidResult& result) +155
       System.Guid.Parse(String input) +103
       Sitecore.Resources.Media.MediaProvider.GetMediaUrl(MediaItem item, MediaUrlOptions options) +642
       Sitecore.Shell.Framework.Commands.Media.View.QueryState(CommandContext context) +167
       Sitecore.Shell.Framework.Commands.CommandManager.QueryState(Command command, CommandContext context) +37
       Sitecore.Web.UI.WebControls.Ribbons.Ribbon.FillParamsFromCommand(CommandContext commandContext, RibbonCommandParams ribbonCommandParams) +216
       Sitecore.Web.UI.WebControls.Ribbons.Ribbon.GetCommandParameters(Item controlItem, CommandContext commandContext) +79
       Sitecore.Web.UI.WebControls.Ribbons.Ribbon.RenderLargeButton(HtmlTextWriter output, Item button, CommandContext commandContext) +78
       Sitecore.Web.UI.WebControls.Ribbons.Ribbon.RenderButton(HtmlTextWriter output, Item button, CommandContext commandContext) +440
       Sitecore.Web.UI.WebControls.Ribbons.Ribbon.RenderChunk(HtmlTextWriter output, Item chunk, CommandContext commandContext) +342
       Sitecore.Web.UI.WebControls.Ribbons.Ribbon.RenderChunk(HtmlTextWriter output, Item chunk, CommandContext commandContext, Boolean isContextual, String id) +244
       Sitecore.Web.UI.WebControls.Ribbons.Ribbon.RenderChunk(HtmlTextWriter output, Item chunk, CommandContext commandContext, Boolean isContextual) +161
       Sitecore.Web.UI.WebControls.Ribbons.Ribbon.RenderChunks(HtmlTextWriter output, Item strip, CommandContext commandContext, Boolean isContextual) +445
       Sitecore.Web.UI.WebControls.Ribbons.Ribbon.RenderStrips(HtmlTextWriter output, Item ribbon, Boolean isContextual, ListString visibleStripList) +1803
       Sitecore.Web.UI.WebControls.Ribbons.Ribbon.RenderStrips(HtmlTextWriter output, Item defaultRibbon, Item contextualRibbon, ListString visibleStripList) +238
       Sitecore.Web.UI.WebControls.Ribbons.Ribbon.Render(HtmlTextWriter output) +797
       System.Web.UI.Control.RenderControlInternal(HtmlTextWriter writer, ControlAdapter adapter) +132
       Sitecore.Web.HtmlUtil.RenderControl(Control ctl) +80
       Sitecore.Shell.Applications.ContentManager.ContentEditorForm.UpdateRibbon(Item folder, Boolean isCurrentItemChanged, Boolean showEditor) +560
       Sitecore.Shell.Applications.ContentManager.ContentEditorForm.Update() +600
       Sitecore.Shell.Applications.ContentManager.ContentEditorForm.OnPreRendered(EventArgs e) +212
    [TargetInvocationException: Exception has been thrown by the target of an invocation.]
       System.RuntimeMethodHandle.InvokeMethod(Object target, Object[] arguments, Signature sig, Boolean constructor) +0
       System.Reflection.RuntimeMethodInfo.UnsafeInvokeInternal(Object obj, Object[] parameters, Object[] arguments) +221
       System.Reflection.RuntimeMethodInfo.Invoke(Object obj, BindingFlags invokeAttr, Binder binder, Object[] parameters, CultureInfo culture) +239
       Sitecore.Reflection.ReflectionUtil.InvokeMethod(MethodInfo method, Object[] parameters, Object obj) +89
       Sitecore.Shell.Applications.ContentManager.ContentEditorPage.OnPreRender(EventArgs e) +143
       System.Web.UI.Control.PreRenderRecursiveInternal() +200
       System.Web.UI.Page.ProcessRequestMain(Boolean includeStagesBeforeAsyncPoint, Boolean includeStagesAfterAsyncPoint) +7574
  • To resolve the issue, consider one of the following options:

Applies to:

CMS 8.2 Update-5 - 9.2 Initial Release

CMS 9.3 Initial Release

February 26, 2020
November 03, 2020

Reference number:

219261