sitetree not populating in microsite that has different domain

Description

preside version: v10.8.50.01411

sitetree failed to populate for the micro sites that have different domain from the main site and below is a screenshot of a possible cause/extra details:

further testing on different versions:
v10.8.46.01403: same problem
v10.8.0.01254: no problem

Environment

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Assignee

Seb Duggan

Reporter

Tze Hsiung Wong

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Accepted

Yes

Fix versions

Affects versions

Priority

High
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