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Morgan Patou
Senior Consultant

Morgan Patou has more than seven years of experience in Oracle Java/J2EE application building and deployment. He has expertise in the administration and deployment of open source technologies (Apache, OpenLDAP, Kerberos, aso...) but not only (Documentum, WebLogic, aso…). He is specialized in the building, customization, extension and deployment of Intranet and Document Management System (DMS) solutions like Liferay, Alfresco or Documentum. Morgan Patou has a solid expertise regarding business requirement analysis and DMS based architectures and he is also well-versed in implementing high availability infrastructures for mission critical environments. He is an Alfresco Certified Administrator and his branch-related experience covers mainly the Public Sector as well as IT, Financial Services/Banking and Pharmaceutical industries. Morgan Patou holds an Engineer’s Degree in Computer Science from the ENSISA (Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Ingénieurs Sud Alsace) in Mulhouse (F).
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Documentum – Checking warnings&errors from an xPlore full re-index

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When working with xPlore as a Full Text Server (indexing), there are a few ways to perform a full re-index. You can potentially do it from the IndexAgent UI, from the Dsearch UI, from the file system (with an ids.txt file for example, it is usually for a “small” number of r_object_id so that’s probably not an ideal way) or from the docbase (mass-queue, it’s not really a good way to do it either). Performing…

 
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Documentum – Silent Install – xPlore IndexAgent

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In previous blogs, we installed in silent the Documentum binaries (CS), a docbroker (+licence(s) if needed), several repositories (here and here), D2 and finally the xPlore binaries & Dsearch. This blog will be the last one of this series related to silent installation on Documentum and it will be about how to install an xPlore IndexAgent on the existing docbase/repository created previously. So let’s start, as always, with the preparation of the properties file: [xplore@full_text_server_01…

 
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Documentum – Silent Install – xPlore binaries & Dsearch

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In previous blogs, we installed in silent the Documentum binaries (CS), a docbroker (+licence(s) if needed), several repositories (here and here) and finally D2. I believe I only have 2 blogs left and they are both related to xPlore. In this one, we will see how to install the xPlore binaries as well as configure a first instance (Dsearch here) on it. Just like other Documentum components, you can find some silent installation files or…

 
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Documentum – Silent Install – Remote Docbases/Repositories (HA)

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In previous blogs, we installed in silent the Documentum binaries, a docbroker (+licence(s) if needed), several repositories and finally D2. In this one, we will see how to install remote docbases/repositories to have a High Availability environment with the docbases/repositories that we already installed in silent. As mentioned in the first blog of this series, there is a utility under “$DM_HOME/install/silent/silenttool” that can be used to generate a skeleton for a CFS/Remote CS but there…

 
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Documentum – Silent Install – D2

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In previous blogs, we installed in silent the Documentum binaries, a docbroker (+licence(s) if needed) as well as several repositories. In this one, we will see how to install D2 on a predefined list of docbases/repositories (on the Content Server side) and you will see that, here, the process is quite different. D2 is supporting the silent installation since quite some time now and it is pretty easy to do. At the end of the…

 
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Documentum – Silent Install – Docbases/Repositories

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In previous blogs, we installed in silent the Documentum binaries as well as a docbroker (+licence(s) if needed). In this one, we will see how to install docbases/repositories and by that, I mean either a Global Registry (GR) repository or a normal repository. As you all know, you will need a repository to be a GR and I would always recommend to setup a GR that isn’t used by the end-users (no real documents). That’s…

 
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Documentum – Silent Install – Docbroker & Licences

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In a previous blog, I quickly went through the different things to know about the silent installations as well as how to install the CS binaries. Once the CS binaries are installed, you can install/configure a few more components. On this second blog, I will continue with: Documentum docbroker/connection broker installation Configuration of a Documentum licence   1. Documentum docbroker/connection broker installation As mentioned in the previous blog, the examples provided by Documentum contain almost…

 
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Documentum – Silent Install – Things to know, binaries & JMS installation

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Documentum introduced some time ago already the silent installations for its software. The way to use this changed a little bit but it seems they finally found their way. This blog will be the first of a series to present how to work with the silent installations on Documentum because it is true that it is not really well documented and most probably not much used at the moment. We are using this where possible…

 
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Documentum – How to really configure the D2 JMS logs starting with JBoss/WildFly

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If you are working with Documentum for quite some time, you are probably familiar with the logback.xml file that can be used to configure the D2 logs. In this blog, I will be talking only about the Content Server side of this configuration. As you probably know, Documentum upgraded the JMS to use JBoss 7.1.1 “recently” (several years already) and even WildFly9.0.1 with the CS 7.3+. On this blog, I will only use “JBoss” but it refers…

 
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Documentum – Unable to restart a JMS, failed deployment of bundle.jar

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While working on a very big Documentum project with several other teams, some people were complaining that the JMS wouldn’t start anymore on one of the DEV environments. It is kind of rare to face an issue with the JMS itself (JBoss works pretty well usually…) so I was interested in checking this. This was a Documentum 7.2 environment but I’m sure it would apply to older versions as well as newer versions (7.x, 16.4,…

 
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