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Gérard Wisson

Gérard Wisson

Documentum Administrator does not display the correct “Index Agent” status

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At one of my customers, I experienced a problem with the Documentum Administrator (DA), which did not display the correct Index Agent status. In this blog post, I will explain how I found the source of this problem and of course also how I solved this issue. But first, some background facts: The Documentum Administrator (DA) is displaying “not responding” for the Index Agent, however the Index Agent is running well. No solutions are mentioned…

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Gérard Wisson

Oracle WebLogic 12.1.2 – new features

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The new Oracle WebLogic Sever 12c (WLS 12.1.2.0.0) was released on 11 July 2013. Since I read lots of documents, announcements, and information regarding this new version, I want to inform you about some new features that have an impact and/or changed my daily work as a WebLogic Server administrator. Some general information Here are a couple of new features that are good to know even if I do not use them for the time…

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Gérard Wisson

Configuring the JBoss server to use SSL for Documentum DFS

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To be compliant with the customer’s security rule, I had to configure SSL for a JBoss application server that holds the Documentum Foundation Services (DFS). I used the following procedure: 1. Generate a keystore Change it to a temporary location, e. g. /var/tmp/SSL: keytool -genkey -dname “cn=dms.test.org, ou=DEV, o=NICE, l=Delemont, s=Switzerland, c=CH” -keyalg “rsa” -validity 730 -alias tomcat -keysize 2048 -keystore dfs.keystore Enter keystore password:  xxxx Enter key password for         (RETURN if same as keystore…

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Gérard Wisson

WebLogic: Using a WLST script to find a specific word in an object

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On a WebLogic Server, I had to write a WLST script to find the current number of consumers accessing a specific JMS Queue destination as this is not monitored by Oracle Grid Control 11g or Oracle Cloud Control 12c. Knowing only the short name of the queue, I uses a regular expression in my WLST script to find the needed information. To find the correct queue destination I had to search the Queue Destination Name….

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Gérard Wisson

DOAG 2012: News on WebLogic 12c, monitoring, licensing

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I spent three interesting days at the DOAG Konferenz 2012 – the German Oracle User Group’s conference. It was the 25th birthday and my first time as a DOAG Konferenz speaker. In this post, I will not talk about my presentation, but rather give you information from the sessions I went to. I will talk about three areas: Oracle WebLogic 12c, monitoring & diagnostics, and licensing. Regarding WebLogic, Mr. Munz from munz & more described…

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Gérard Wisson

Java Virtual Machine Diagnostics: Starting/stopping JVMD manager

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Although the managed server on which Java Virtual Machine Diagnostics (JVMD) manager is deployed is configured to use the the Node Manager like OMS and admin server, it is not started automatically with OMS. In this post, I will describe how to start JVMD manager automatically when the physical server boots. To implement the script, several steps have to be executed: Creation of a config file containing the encrypted password to connect to the NodeManager Test the…

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Gérard Wisson

Documentum job dm_FTIndexAgentBoot does not start anymore

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The Documentum job dm_FTIndexAgentBoot does not start anymore and we have the following job status: The job object indicated the job was in progress. In this blog posting, I will describe how to analyze and solve this issue. Analysis The Index Agent does not start automatically when the repository is started although the option start_index_agents = T in server.ini is set. When the server is started, the dm_FTIndexAgentBoot job is normally executed, but not in…

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Gérard Wisson

Oracle Middleware, administration and monitoring: a day at the DOAG SIG Middleware

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I am in the train back to Basel (Switzerland) and I will try to summarize the day spent on a SIG Oracle Middleware of the DOAG (German Oracle User Group) session related to Oracle Middleware administration and monitoring. The different topics I saw were: WebLogic 11g clustering and high availability Overiew of the Cloud Control 12c (monitoring, automatization, quality management, cloud management Real User Experience Insight (RUEI): End-to-End User Monitoring and Java Diagnostic Administration and…

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Gérard Wisson

Connecting to the WebLogic Node Manager using WLST in a Production domain

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In a WebLogic server domain set as a Production domain, when we try to connect to the Node Manager with WLST we get the following error: Cannot connect to Node Manager. : Access to domain ‘testcluster’ for user ‘weblogic’ denied This blog gives the solution to solve the issue. First of all, we observe that the Node Manager is working fine because it is accessible with the WLS admin console and the managed servers can…

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