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Morgan Patou
Senior Consultant

Morgan Patou has more than seven years of experience in Oracle Java/J2EE application building and deployment. He has expertise in the administration and deployment of open source technologies (Apache, OpenLDAP, Kerberos, aso...) but not only (Documentum, WebLogic, aso…). He is specialized in the building, customization, extension and deployment of Intranet and Document Management System (DMS) solutions like Liferay, Alfresco or Documentum. Morgan Patou has a solid expertise regarding business requirement analysis and DMS based architectures and he is also well-versed in implementing high availability infrastructures for mission critical environments. He is an Alfresco Certified Administrator and his branch-related experience covers mainly the Public Sector as well as IT, Financial Services/Banking and Pharmaceutical industries. Morgan Patou holds an Engineer’s Degree in Computer Science from the ENSISA (Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Ingénieurs Sud Alsace) in Mulhouse (F).
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Documentum story – Management of DARs and unexpected errors

By | Entreprise content management | No Comments

During a recent project at one of our customers, we often saw the message “Unexpected errors occurred while installing DARs”. In our case, this message happened when installing, migrating or upgrading a docbase on an already existing Content Server. We never saw this message during the first initial phase of installation of our repositories but we started to see it some months later with the first migration/upgrade. In this blog I will show you where…

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Alfresco – Protect your installation with Apache httpd

By | Application integration & Middleware | No Comments

In this blog, I will talk about the setup of an Apache httpd server with/without SSL configuration on top of your Alfresco installation. This way of configuring Apache httpd in front of your Web Application can be reused very easily for all other applications like your intranet, competency center, resource planning, aso… It is NOT specific to Alfresco and this is what makes this blog very useful! When you install Alfresco using the installer provided,…

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BeeCon – Day 2 – Activiti, SDK/SPK, Migration and Zombies

By | Application integration & Middleware | 2 Comments

I didn’t say that yesterday but the BeeCon is a two days event. Yesterday was the first day and therefore the BeeCon is now officially over… I’m quite sad because these two days were really great and I would have wanted them to continue a little bit more.   I was finally able to meet some people from the Order Of The Bee with whom I had quite interesting discussions over the past few months…

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BeeCon – Day 1 – The place to be for Alfresco

By | Application integration & Middleware | No Comments

BeeCon? Beacon? Bacon? Is it some kind of party where you eat some bacon the whole day? Well… Sort of but it is much better! So let me present you the reason behind the BeeCon first.   Back in the Alfresco Summit 2013, the idea of an organization, a group or people from the Alfresco Community came up. This idea grew up and finally in 2014, the Order Of The Bee (OOTB) was created. You…

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Alfresco: cleanup your dev environment

By | Application integration & Middleware | No Comments

As an Alfresco developer/administrator, you probably already made a few mistakes in your DEV environment while trying to add new features, a custom model or something like that. The result of that mistake might be a corrupted Database or Content Store. Yes I know it’s hard to recognize it! But then what can be done to solve the issue and restore an usable installation? Well if you don’t have a backup or don’t want to…

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Alfresco: upgrade your version of Apache Tomcat

By | Application integration & Middleware | No Comments

Different versions of Alfresco can be installed with different versions of Tomcat. Alfresco provide a default version with its installer but when installing Alfresco manually, an administrator can choose to install Alfresco using a different version of Apache Tomcat. Usually, each version of Alfresco is officially supported for only one specific version of Apache Tomcat and that’s fine for some use cases but I think that most Alfresco administrators will not follow this specific recommendation,…

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UKOUG Tech15 – Day 3 – I think I heard “WebLogic”!

By | Application integration & Middleware | No Comments

The UKOUG is now over so enjoy this blog because it will be the last one on this subject – at least this year! As said in a previous blog, I focused the agenda of my first day on integration solutions and news on this topic while I tried to follow APEX sessions yesterday. Today, I was able to hear the word “WebLogic” (finally!) so today is therefore a good day ;). I divided my…

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UKOUG Tech15 – Day 2 – focus on APEX 5

By | Application integration & Middleware | No Comments

This second day of the UKOUG just ended and now is the time for the b… blog! The first day I really focused my agenda on presentations regarding integration between products and solutions provided by Oracle: the SOA Suite, the new ICS (Integration Cloud Services), the API Manager, aso… For this second day, I wanted to see something else, a little bit more closer to what dbi services can provide so I mainly attended sessions…

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UKOUG Tech15 – Day 1- API Management

By | Application integration & Middleware | No Comments

This year, the UKOUG (Tech15 for me of course) is held in Birmingham. This is my first time in this city and I must say that the ICC Birmingham, where the UKOUG take place, is really an impressive building, quite well deserved by bars which is an excellent point. This is also my first time at an Oracle event. I’m not a DBA guy, when talking about Oracle, i’m mainly working with WebLogic and Java…

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Kerberos SSO with Liferay 6.1 v2

By | Application integration & Middleware | One Comment

A little bit less than one year ago, I wrote a blog about how to setup the Kerberos SSO on Liferay using Apache httpd as a front-end, Tomcat as a back-end and with auth_mod_kerb and mod_jk to transfer the information between these two components. Unfortunately, after some months, it seems that something changed either on the Liferay side or in the Apache side because the exact same configuration wasn’t working anymore. I solved this issue…

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