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Stephane Biehler

D2 xPlore search on apostrophes

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When using the D2 searches you are likely to go into trouble regarding special characters such as apostrophes. The goal in this blog is to show you how to parameterize new special character searches. In many documents you’ll have text with apostrophes or special characters that you want to search on. But unfortunately by default the D2 search will return nothing when you enter apostrophes directly into the search bar. The xPlore will replace special…

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Middleware Team

Documentum upgrade project: from D2-Config 3.1 to D2-Config 4.1

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During a migration from D2-Config 3.0 to D2-Config 4.1, we have encountered 2 issues. In order to have a clean installation and the insurance of being able to backup the configuration, we have decided to perform a full config export on D2-Config 3.0 and a full import with a configuration reset to D2-Config 4.1. 1. Configuration export The first issue we experienced was regarding docapps existing in the repository. As you can see in following…

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GĂ©rard Wisson

Documentum upgrade project: D2-Client and missing icons

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The new D2-Client does not correctly display the icon for some formats. This usually happens when the icon.css is not up to date based on the content format in the repository. The solution is to find these formats and update the icon.css. Here is the solution in three simple steps: 1) Find all formats described in icon.css grep -B1 formats icon.css | cut -f1 -d”{” | grep SPAN | cut -f2 -d. > format.txt icon.css is…

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GĂ©rard Wisson

Documentum upgrade project – sharing experience

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A few weeks ago, we finished a Documentum upgrade at a customer site. Now, after having analyzed and made a status point (we do that after each upgrade project to optimize our procedures and skills) it is time to share our experiences. In this post and in the ones that will follow we will describe which issues we were confronted with, which bugs we discovered, and how we proceed to go forward to have a…

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Morgan Patou

Kerberos SSO with Documentum D2 3.1 SP1

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Last week, when I was working on how to setup the Kerberos SSO for D2 3.1 SP1, I faced some issues due to a documentation that doesn’t seem to be up to date… In fact, our version is D2 3.1 SP1 and there is no specific documentation for SP1. In consequence, I read the D2 3.1 Installation Guide and the D2 4.0 Installation Guide. The first time I read the D2 3.1 documentation, I found…

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