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Cesare Cervini

A Ruthless Repository Shutdown Utility, Part I

By | Entreprise content management | No Comments

You have finally completed that migration and need to restart all the Documentum processes. So, you shut down the docbroker and move on to the repositories but then you receive an error message about them not being reachable any more. Or conversely, you want to start all the Documentum processes and you start first the repositories and later the docbrokers. Next, you want to connect to one repository and you receive the same error message….

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Mehdi Bada

Jenkins X ecosystem: Kaniko as image builder

By | Database Administration & Monitoring, DevOps, Docker, Kubernetes | No Comments

For a few months now, we started a huge project at a customer; build a complete CI/CD platform for Documentum. The final goal is to create a CI/CD process for platform and software delivery to reduce as possible the delivery of the releases. To achieve this goal, 2 main products have been introduced at our customer by our DevOps team: Kubernetes (as the new “virtualization” platform) and Jenkins X (for CI/CD). Based on these 2…

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Christophe Cosme

Power BI Report Server – Kerberos Advanced configuration

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Introduction Following the basic configuration explained in a previous blog (Link), I describe here how to make more advanced configurations in some specific cases but often met by customers. It is only complementing what has being described in the previous blog in some specific situations needing additional or alternative configurations Configuration using HTTPS protocol with DNS alias If you are requested to secure the access to you Power BI Report Server, the solution is to…

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Morgan Patou

Documentum – NoSuchMethodError on setResourceBundle with D2-REST 16.4 on WebLogic

By | Application integration & Middleware, Entreprise content management | No Comments

In the scope of an upgrade project, with some colleagues, we have been deploying some D2-REST applications on Kubernetes pods using WebLogic Server. As explained in a previous blog, we first tried to upgrade our D2-REST 4.x into 16.4 but faced a small error. I don’t know if you already used/deployed D2-REST but it seems to me that the deployment is always kinda chaotic. Sometimes you will need to apply some steps and then for…

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Morgan Patou

Documentum – Cast trouble with D2-REST 16.5.x on WebLogic

By | Application integration & Middleware, Entreprise content management | No Comments

In the scope of an upgrade project, with some colleagues, we have been deploying some D2-REST applications on Kubernetes pods using WebLogic Server. At the beginning, we started using D2-REST 16.4 and that was working properly (once the issue described here is fixed (and some others linked to FIPS 140-2, aso…)). After that, we tried to switch to higher versions (16.5.0 Pxx, 16.5.1 P00 or P04) but it stopped working with some error. We were…

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Christophe Cosme

SQL Server – Collecting last backup information in an AlwaysOn environment

By | Database Administration & Monitoring, Database management, SQL Server | No Comments

Introduction Sometimes you face interesting challenges with unusual environment. One of my customer needed a automated and flexible backup solution. Said like that nothing very complex you will say. But if I mention that some databases were 60TB big with more than 30 filegroups and around 600 database data files each and moreover synchronized in an AlwayOn availability group, it is not the same story and you can easily imagine that working with standard backup…

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Christophe Cosme

Upgrade your Power BI Report Server

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Introduction Even if upgrading your Power BI Report Server is straight forward, I have been asked many times where to find the installation files and how to run it that I thought a blog is worth it. Before you start Before upgrading your Power BI Report Server it is recommended to perform some backup steps. Back up the encryption keys Back up the report server databases Back up the configuration files (in the default installation…

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David Diab

JBoss EAP 7 – Modules, Extensions, Subsystems, and Profiles

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The first step in JBoss world is to understand these terms and the relationship between each other: Modules, Extensions, Subsystems, and Profiles. Let’s say that the definition of these terms is the same between Standalone and Domain mode. I will explain each term separately then I will show you the difference in terms of profiles management between Standalone and Domain mode.

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