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Morgan Patou

Documentum – LDAP Config Object “certdb_location” has invalid value

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In a previous blog, I talked about the automation of the LDAP/LDAPs creation. However, the first time that I applied these steps, I actually faced an issue and I couldn’t really get my head around it, at first. This will be a rather short post but I still wanted to share my thoughts because it might avoid you some headache. The issue is only linked to the SSL part of the setup so there is…

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Morgan Patou

Documentum – Automatic/Silent creation of LDAP/LDAPs Server Config Objects

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If you have been working with Documentum, then you probably already created/configured an LDAP/LDAPs Server Config Object (or several) so that your users can be globally managed in your organization. There are several compatible LDAP Servers so I will just take one (Sun One/Netscpae/iPlanet Directory Server). To create this LDAP/LDAPs Server Config Object, you probably used Documentum Administrator because it’s simple and quick to setup, however that’s not enough for automation. In this blog, I…

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Morgan Patou

Documentum – Automatic/Silent registration & approval of DFC Clients

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In the past several months, I have been working extensively with several other colleagues on a migration of Documentum from VMs to K8s pods. We have been doing/using silent installations for several years already but there were still several manual tasks for the customization of the repository, deployment of some applications, aso… In this blog, I will talk about what can be done to automate the registration and approval of DFC Clients s o it…

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Morgan Patou

Documentum – Fixing issues with the D2 Privileged Client utility

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In a previous blog, I talked about the D2 utility that can be used to automate the registration, approval and global management of the DFC Client IDs and Privileged Clients. The instructions I gave were the optimal (“normal”) ones… However, in reality, this utility or at least the shell script that is supposed to facilitate its execution is kinda bad. Therefore, if you really want to use it, then you first need to fix it….

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Morgan Patou

Documentum – Beware of long hostnames for the Docbroker

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Recently, I’ve been facing an issue more and more frequently where a Repository cannot register itself to a local/remote Docbroker. The root cause of the issue is simply that the hostname used for the projection to the Docbroker is too long which prevents the Repository to properly register to it. I’ve seen it recently because when working with Kubernetes, you can pretty quickly end-up with very very long hostnames… The issue isn’t linked to K8s…

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