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Documentum DM_SYSOBJECT_E_NO_BROWSE_ACCESS No browse access for sysobject with ID

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When upgrading you may get this specific issues if you are trying to edit content or create new documents. We got it when creating a new document in a specific folder, D2 told us that the folder doesn’t exists and that it had no browse access. Foolishness! The folder does exist and all accesses are set properly so what happened? Here is the full log: Caused by: com.documentum.fc.client.DfIdNotFoundException: [DM_API_E_EXIST]error: “Folder specified by 0b010ba18005277d does not…

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Documentum Administrator plugins installation not possible

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In some customer’s contexts you cannot install whatever you want. For policy reasons, or security. And documentum components really love to install client softwares to interact with them. In this blog we will discuss about the Documentum Administrator tool and the plugins it asks to install in order to gain full access to its functionalities. Documentum Administrator’s plugins DA requires at least 3 things to be installed on client machines in order to have the…

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Documentum CTS reinstallation failing Null Pointer

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I went into an issue by a customer were I had to upgrade in place the CTS. When you have to upgrade a CTS on the same server you first have to uninstall the old version in order to install the new one. Unfortunately, the uninstallation didn’t end well and some folders or configuration haven’t been removed properly. Removing CTS manually If the uninstallation failed with the uninstaller, you will not be able to run…

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Documentum DQMan for repositories 16.7 and after

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You may have noticed when upgrading your documentum infra that after 7.3 the DQMan utility from FME is no more usable (you get a red cross without any warnings on the screen). In this blog I’ll show you how to get it working again. I tested it on 16.7 but it should work on the latest ones. Install Java 32bit DQMan will only work with Java 32bit as it’s not compiled (for the moment) in…

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Java and InfluxDB http api

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InfluxDB InfluxDB is a powerfull open source time series database (TSDB) developped by InfluxData. It’s a database optimized for time-stamped or time series data. Time series data are simply measurements or events that are tracked. It is particully interresting for metric tracking like server cpu, ram, application performances and so on. It is similar to SQL databases but different in many ways. The key here is the time. The database engine is optimized for high…

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Terraform Import from AWS

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I came accross an issue by a customer using aws and terraform. He created a server with ebs volume attached to it but he deleted the volume by mistake. He then recreated it manually without using the terraform to do it. Thus, the tfstate wasn’t up to date with the new volume and when executing the terraform plan it wanted to create a new volume withe the same name and everything. So you’ll find the…

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Java 1.8 Utility classes: XML, ZIP, BufferedImage and Download

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When I write code, I usually need some utility classes to ease the development. So here I will share my most used classes. Hope this will help you as well! XML store and load I strongly use XML for storing configurations or even data, so I made an helper which can store and load any classes (with annotations) as XML, using generics import java.io.File; import javax.xml.bind.JAXBContext; import javax.xml.bind.JAXBException; import javax.xml.bind.Marshaller; import javax.xml.bind.Unmarshaller; /** * Utility…

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Java JDK12: JEP 325: Switch Expressions

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Eclipse setup In order to test Java JDK12 you will have to download Eclipse 4.11 at least. Then download JDK12 from Oracle’s web site. And configure Eclipse to use this JDK for the project. Also download the JDK12 support with the following repository link: https://download.eclipse.org/eclipse/updates/4.11-P-builds Edit the projects properties to use the “Java Compiler” compliance 12. And “Enable preview features” set to TRUE. Now you should be able to run JDK12 examples. Here a link…

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OpenText Enterprise World Europe 2019 – Day 3

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Last but not least, today was mainly dedicated to demos and customer cases. It started with the global stream presenting some OpenText applications like Core for Quality: An application developed with AppWorks and integrated to Magellan. It was meant to manage quality issues and connected to Documentum in order to link issues with SOP documents. In the different demos we saw the integration of these SaaS applications in OT2 and their responsiveness (drag and drop…

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OpenText Enterprise World Europe 2019 – Day 2

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Day 2 of OTEW, we followed the global stream this morning which was taking most of the points from yesterday. But we had the pleasure to have a session from Dr. Michio Kaku, Theoretical Physicist, Futurist and popularizer of science. He wrote several books about physics and how he sees the future. He sees us in the next 20 years ultra connected with internet lenses, the Moore’s law will collapse in 2025 where it will…

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