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Adding a Documentum extension into python

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Many years ago, out of frustration by the poorness of scripting tools in Documentum, I realized a Documentum binding for python using the distutils and I remember how easy and straightforward it had been, even for someone not really into these things on a daily basis. Recently, I wanted to reuse that work but couldn’t find the source files, not that they were many, but I did not want to do it over again. Finally,…

 
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idql and its column output

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idql and its column output A few days ago, I was reading an interesting blog from distinguished colleague Clemens Bleile with the title “sqlplus and its column output” (link here https://blog.dbi-services.com/sqlplus-and-its-column-output/) and I said to myself: the lucky Oracle administrators and developers have sqlplus, a rather good, out of the box command-line tool to talk to their databases. What equivalent tool do we have with Documentum ? Well, we have mainly idql, which, to put…

 
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Another surprising journey in Documentum-land

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The journey begins In a VM Oracle VirtualBox with Centos Linux 7.0, you install Documentum v7.3 and create a docbase dmtest with its schema in a database on another VM running Oracle Linux. You start the newly created docbase and successfully connect locally to it from within iapi or idql. You smile with satisfaction and go on. It’ll be a walk in the park, you think. In another VM, a client, running under Ubuntu 16.0.3 (you…

 
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Morgan Patou

Windows Server – Service not starting with ‘Error 1067: The process terminated unexpectedly’

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Some time ago, we were installing a Migration Center (from fmeAG) on a Windows Server and at the end of the installation, the service named Migration Center Job Server is configured and finally started. Unfortunately this didn’t go well and the start command wasn’t working at all. We were using a dedicated technical account (AD account) to do the installation and to run this service. This is the error we got:   The error code…

 
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Morgan Patou

Documentum – DA 7.3 showing java.lang.NullPointerException on every actions

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Last year, we started to upgrade some Documentum Administrator from 7.2 to 7.3 and directly after, we started to see some NullPointerException on the log files. We are using DA 7.3 on some recent WebLogic Servers versions (12.1.3, 12.2.1.2). We usually deploy DA as a WAR file (so not exploded) with just the dfc.properties, keystores and logs outside of it. This is the kind of errors we started to see as soon as it was…

 
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Morgan Patou

WebLogic – SSO/Atn/Atz – Infinite loop

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This blog will be the last of my series around the WebLogic SSO (how to enable logs, 403 N°1, 403 N°2) which I started some weeks ago. Several months ago on a newly built High Availability Environment (2 WebLogic Servers behind a Load Balancer), an application team was deploying their D2 Client as always. After the deployment, it appeared to the tester that the Single Sign-On was not working when using the SSO URL through…

 
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Morgan Patou

Alfresco DevCon 2018 – Day 2 – Big files, Solr Sharding and Minecraft, again!

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Today is the second day of the Alfresco DevCon 2018 and therefore yes, it is already over, unfortunately. In this blog, I will be continuing my previous one with sessions I attended on the afternoon of the day-1 as well as day-2. There were too many interesting sessions and I don’t really have the time to talk about all of them… But if you are interested, all the sessions were recorded (as always) so wait…

 
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Morgan Patou

Alfresco DevCon 2018 – Day 1 – ADF, ADF and… ADF!

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Here we are, the Alfresco DevCon 2018 day-1 is over (well except for the social party)! It’s been already 2 years I attended my last Alfresco event (BeeCon 2016, first of its name (organized by the Order of the Bee)) because I wasn’t able to attend the second BeeCon (2017) since it happened on the exact dates of our internal dbi xChange event. Yesterday was the DevCon 2018 day-0 with the Hack-a-thon, the full day…

 
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Morgan Patou

Alfresco – Unable to move/rename a file/folder using AOS

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When playing with the AOS implementation, a colleague of mine faced an interesting issue where he just wasn’t able to move or rename any files or folders. The creation and deletion were working properly but he was unable to move or rename anything when using a Network Location or a Network Drive. This environment was freshly installed with a front-end (Apache HTTPD) setup in SSL so we worked together to find out what was the…

 
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Morgan Patou

WebLogic – SSO/Atn/Atz – 403 Forbidden, another issue

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Earlier today, I posted another blog with almost the same title but the similarities stop here. The thing is that when you access your application, there aren’t much error codes possible so if there is an issue, it’s often the same generic message that is being displayed on the browser. To get some background on the issue that I will present below, we are usually setting up the WebLogic Server, enabling the SSO on the…

 
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