Minions

Abstract

Overview of Sitecore Minions supported infrastructure, references, scaling, and privacy and security.

The Minions role is an instance of the Commerce Engine that runs independently and supports asynchronous processing.

Supported infrastructure

You can host the Minions role on:

Refer to the Sitecore Commerce compatibility table for compatible versions.

Reference structure

The Minions role has its place in the Sitecore reference structure. It can be referenced by other roles, and it can also reference other roles.

Illustration showing the Minions role's place in the Sitecore reference structure.

Referenced by

The Minions role is not referenced by other roles.

References

The Minions role references the following roles:

Storage roles

Role name

Connection string name

Port

Type

Notes

Global database

Global

1433

SQL

Shared Environments database

SitecoreCommerce9_SharedEnvironments

1433

SQL

Application roles

Role name

Connection string name

Default Port

Type

Notes

xm-content-management

None - see notes.

HTTPS

Accesses items via the Sitecore Services Client.

Search indexes

Index

Port, Solr

Port, Azure Search

Type

Notes

Catalog Items Scope index

8983

443

HTTPS

Customers Scope index

8983

443

HTTPS

Orders Scope index

8983

443

HTTPS

Privacy and security

The Minions role handles personal data in the following ways:

  • Processes Orders and Customers which contain personal data.

Refer to the Sitecore Commerce DevOps Guide for steps to secure the Minions role.