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Morgan Patou

Morgan Patou

WebLogic – Upgrade of Java

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If you are used to Java, you probably know that there are really important security fixes published every quarter in the Java Critical Patch Update (CPU) and it’s really important to keep it up to date. It’s always easy to upgrade your Java installation, you just have to deploy the new version entirely. In most cases, it’s also pretty easy to update the Components that are using Java (E.g.: Application Servers like Apache Tomcat), since…

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WebLogic – JAVA_HOME in WebLogic, a nightmare?

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Everybody knows Java but not everybody loves Java. With everything Oracle is currently doing regarding Java, I can’t say I’m blaming them… But that’s not the topic of this blog! hurrah. Well actually I’m not sure the topic of this blog is much better since I will talk about the management of the JAVA_HOME environment variable with WebLogic and more specifically a very simple WebLogic Server in standalone, nothing more. I always wanted to write…

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Documentum – DOCUMENTUM_SHARED is dead?

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In June last year, I did my first manual installation (so without docker) of Documentum 16.4 and I was testing it with PostgreSQL. I quickly realized that there were some changes in Documentum and, unfortunately, I don’t believe that it’s for the best! In this blog, I will talk about the DOCUMENTUM_SHARED environment variable. I tested that almost a year ago with a PostgreSQL binary but it’s the same for all Documentum 16.4 binaries. This…

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Morgan Patou

WebLogic – Update on the WLST monitoring

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A few years ago, I wrote this blog about a WLST script to monitor a WebLogic Server. At that time, we were managing a Documentum Platform with 115 servers and now, it’s more than 700 servers so I wanted to come back in this blog with an update on the WLST script. 1. Update of the WLST script needed Over the past two years, we installed a lot of new servers with a lot of…

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Documentum – RCS/CFS installation failure

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A few weeks ago, I had a task to add a new CS into already HA environments (DEV/TEST/PROD) to better support the load on these environments as well as adding a new repository on all Content Servers. These environments were installed a nearly two years ago already so it was really just adding something new into the picture. When doing so, the installation of a new repository on existing Content Servers (CS1 / CS2) was…

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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: [[email protected]_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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