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Morgan Patou

Documentum – ActiveX error 12019 in D2-Config during export

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Some months ago at a customer, we started the rollout of some security baselines on a new application (not yet productive). One of the changes was to enforce the use of TLSv1.2 on all our Documentum Clients like D2/D2-Config (4.5, 4.6, 4.7), DA (7.2, 7.3), aso… TLSv1.2 was already enabled before that but there was also a fallback to TLSv1.1 or 1.0. For Security reasons, at some point you will need to ensure that TLSv1.2…

 
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Stephane Biehler

Enable Trusted Content Services (TCS) license in Documentum Content Server

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The Trusted Content Services is a pack of features that you can enable/purchase to gain more security for your Content Server. The main key features are listed in this documentation: https://www.emc.com/collateral/software/data-sheet/h3138-security-ds.pdf In our case, we wanted to benefit from the Repository Encryption feature: Repository Encryption: Documentum TCS prevents intruders from accessing information even if they obtain unauthorized access to repository files at the file-system or storage level. This capability protects content against an operating system…

 
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Pascal Brand

Configuring Fusion Middleware 12C Reports Server with Single Sign On and External LDAP server

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Most of the time when the Reports Server is configured with an Single Sign On Server, it uses the same external LDAP server as the Single Sign On Server. In our case, we used an Oracle Access Manager as Single Sign On and an Oracle Internet Directory as LDAP server. Of course the Fusion Middleware needs to be configured with the external LDAP server. This means an Oracle Internet Directory authenticator provider declared in the…

 
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Pascal Brand

New installed Fusion Middleware 12C Reports or Forms WebLogic Servers fails to start after configuring SSL

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We installed a Fusion Middleware report and Forms 12.2.1.2.0 on a Linux Server. This was a single node Reports and Forms servers. After disabling the Non SSL Listen Port, we get below error in logs while starting the Managed Server with only SSL ports enabled. ####<Oct 27, 2017, 2:38:23,265 PM CEST> <Info> <Deployer> <host01.example.com> <WLS_FORMS> <[ACTIVE] ExecuteThread: ‘1’ for queue: ‘weblogic.kernel.Default (self-tuning)’> <<WLS Kernel>> <> <728708fe-00a1-4078-bb31-f12fb2c6beae-00000030> <1509107903265> <[severity-value: 64] [rid: 0] [partition-id: 0] [partition-name: DOMAIN]…

 
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Stephane Biehler

Documentum: IndexAgent uninstalled continues to queue requests

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We had a strange behavior by a customer regarding the indexing queue. We used to have two IA configured and we uninstalled one. I figured out that we still had indexing queue requests for the old index agent while it was totally uninstalled. I checked the following objects to see if the agent was still configured somewhere: dm_fulltext_index, dm_ftengine_config, dm_ftindex_agent_config. But the old IA was not declared anymore. The main problem is that it continued…

 
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Pascal Brand

Using WebLogic 12C RESTful management for monitoring WebLogic Domains

By | Application integration & Middleware, Oracle | 4 Comments

WebLogic 12.2.1 provides a new RESTful management interface with full accesses to all WebLogic Server resources. This interface offers an alternative to the WLST scripting or JMX developments for the management and the monitoring of WebLogic Domains. The following of this blog provides a few examples demonstrating the simplicity and the efficiency of the REST requests. WebLogic Server State When checking a WebLogic Server state, we are interested in the state and in the “ActivationTime”…

 
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Arnaud Berbier

DOAG IMC Day 2017

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This year and before taking part to the DOAG in Nuremberg as a referent – Yes I will present at the DOAG this year – I had the opportunity to attend the DOAG IMC Day in Berlin. It was the SIG IMW dedicated to the infrastructure and operating system. It was my first time in Berlin Very nice city. The event was well organized at the DOAG “Diensleistung”. All the facility was there. So let’s…

 
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Morgan Patou

Alfresco – Unable to see the content of folders with ‘+’ in the name

By | Application integration & Middleware, Entreprise content management | 2 Comments

As you might now if you are following our blogs (see this one for example), we are using Alfresco Community Edition internally for some years now and we also have a few customers using it. Today, I will present you a small issue I faced with Alfresco which wasn’t able to display the content of a few – very specific – folders… As you will see below, it was actually not related to Alfresco but…

 
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Morgan Patou

WebLogic – Cannot register for disconnect events on local server

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When working with WebLogic, there will probably be a moment when you will ask yourself: damn, what is wrong? Nowadays, software are so complex that it is kind of easy to introduce bugs/non-wanted behaviors in them… In this blog, I will present a small thing that just blew my mind when I faced it: I had a fully working WLS on which I executed a WLST script in order to configure the SSL Ciphers for…

 
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Morgan Patou

Encryption of shell scripts

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In this blog, I will talk about the encryption of files and in particular the encryption of a shell script because that was my use case. Before starting, some people may say/think that you shouldn’t encrypt any scripts and I globally agree with that BUT I still think that there might be some exceptions. I will not debate this further but I found the encryption subject very interesting so I thought I would write a…

 
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