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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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Stéphane Savorgnano

SQL Server View problem in LightSwitch 2012

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I recently faced a problem in Visual Studio LightSwitch 2012 with SQL Server views. I attached an external datasource to my project and when I tried to import my view (which is very simple) I experienced some issues. Here is my View in SQL Server 2012: During the import process a warning says  my view doesn’t have any primary key (apparently it’s mandatory in LightSwitch) and that a key has been inferred… When I check…

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Oracle Team

Bug on Oracle 11.2 “ORION FAILS WITH ORA-27061″: Patch available!

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In march 2011, my colleague Gregory Steulet published an article about Simulating and testing I/O performances with Orion. In this article, he wrote about a bug concerning Orion on Oracle 11.2, reported in Oracle bug number 9104898: “ORION FAILS WITH ORA-27061: WAITING FOR ASYNC I/OS FAILED”. Trying to compare performances of storage devices on a virtual machine between a classical and a paravirtual storage adapter, I experienced the same error when using large IOs. I…

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Arnaud Berbier

UKOUG 2012: Middleware

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I had the opportunity to spend two days in England (Birmingham) to participate in the UKOUG 2012. My first day was the Middleware sunday. This event is related to technical content and feedback for WebLogic administrators. It was an interesting day with useful feedback related to Oracle WebLogic. This Sunday middleware agenda event was as follows: WebLogic Sctripting Tool – Taking WLST to the Next Level (Simon Haslam, Veriton Limited) Node Manager under the Covers…

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Arnaud Berbier

Oracle APEX 4.2 HTML 5 item types

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In this blog, I will explore the HTML 5 new item type features of Oracle APEX 4.2. The objective is to use the new number, e-mail, phone number and url html 5 item type and the native browser validation capability. I have created a new database application with the theme 25 which fatures responsive design principles (auto adjusts to the screen dimensions and works well on desktop, tablet and mobile devices). Nice Themes! To continue…

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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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Arnaud Berbier

Oracle Apex 4.2 now released

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Oracle Apex 4.2 is now available on the Oracle Website. It is available since 12 october 2012. This new release comes with new features briefly described in this blog posting. First of all, here are the new features delivered by the Apex 4.2 release. HTML 5 and CSS 3 improvements: Relooking of all the administration workspace Html 5 charts Html 5 item types (number, e-mail, telephone and URL) New Html 5 themes Mobile support with…

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Stéphane Savorgnano

Overview of Microsoft Visual LightSwitch

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Microsoft Visual Studio LightSwitch is a new application development tool wich allows to create fast and nice web and desktop applications. The development environment is the same as the other .NET development tools and creating a new application with LightSwitch works, at the beginning, exactly like with other .NET application: create a new project and choose your programmation’s language between Visual Basic and C#. The following will change our habits. In fact instead of creating…

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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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