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What is the recommended best practice for C# Workflow using External Activity for Logging and Configuration?

I have a c# workflow using an external activity assembly uploaded into a TBB. Currently I have a logging class to write to a hard coded file path in the DEBUG build. The RWS example documentation does ...
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Best way to update DXA to allow for "Build once, Deploy" anywhere pipeline

TLDR; Essentially we are looking for a way to pass in spring.profiles.active JVM option, but not leverage the dxa.properties file to do so. We are working on a DXA app at the moment (2.2 Java) and ...
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Typical Translation Manager system user (ServiceTcmUserName)?

As a follow-up to this original question, What are the user accounts for these extensions and modules?, I wanted to confirm some questions about the "system user" for a Translation Manager ...
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Tridion and SOLR Configuration

Hi I am using Tridion CMS and have configuration with SOLR, however, I would like to add new fields. I have added new fields in Tridion, but they are not being configured properly in SOLR, is there a ...
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Tridion Docs - Applying Custom Metadata Fields on a Particular Topic Type

I want to add custom metadata fields to a specific Topic Type "Task". I have added the custom metadata fields as described here. Since I don't want the metadata fields on other object types than ...
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Increasing the 'MaximumJobSize' in Translation Manager

When sending a bundle that contains more than a hundred items for translation (to TMS), the translation job (on the Tridion side) is split into multiple translation jobs on the TMS side. For example, ...
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CME causes 401 error after configuring LDAP

I installed SDL Sites 9 and configured LDAP authentication according to manual. What I did was following. Add LDAP information to Tridion.ContentManager.config Run SetupLDAP.ps1 Then 401.2 error ...
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WindowSize attribute missing from deployer-conf.xml in SDL Web 8.5

In Tridion 2013 SP1, there was an attribute called WindowSize in the cd_deployer_conf.xml file. If you set the value of the WindowSize attribute to 1 and publish a large number of Pages or Components, ...
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Setting up Web 8.5 Experience Manager with legacy publishing

Is it possible to configure Web 8.5 Experience Manager with legacy publishing and not configure any Discovery Service or Topology Manager? Asking for a friend... Our definition of legacy ...
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Understanding Web 8.5 Deployer configuration and Worker/deployment process

I'm interested in the following (similarities and differences between the old and the new architecture). Some are out of pure curiosity, whilst others I need because of some business requirements: Is ...
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What is the benefit of Storage Layer configuration parameters in environment variables?

In the SDL Docs Storage Layer configuration parameters Rather than providing hardcoded values in your Storage Layer configuration file, cd_storage_conf.xml, you can specify strings of the ...
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Web 8.5 how to configure Target Language for Pages and DCPs?

Content Delivery transforms code in DWT (Dreamweaver Template) into several programming languages (Java, dotNet, TCDL). A programming language that is transformed to is configured in tcdl_conf.xml of ...
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Is Item typemapping=query still needed in Web 8 storage configuration?

We're upgrading from Tridion 2011 to Web 8.5. We've noticed that on the 2011 system we need to declare <Item typeMapping="Query" .../> in order to have our queries work. On the Web 8 system it ...
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What is the purpose of the Namespace element in cd_storage_conf.xml

In the cd_storage_conf.xml configuration files, there is a namespace element. <Namespace default="${namespaceprefix:-tcm}" /> What is it's purpose? Under what circumstances would one wish to ...
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Topology Type naming to facilitate database restores back through environments

I'm currently working on an upgrade from Tridion 2013 SP1 to SDL Web 8.5. As part of the upgrade, we're implementing publishing using Topology Manager. I'm in the process of defining the Topology ...
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"Centralized configuration for microservices" and SI4T

I am working on an 8.1 Java project, and the microservices are using the config variable replacement (read from env.sh) SDL_BASE_DIR="/home/sdl-preview" SDL_DATA_DIR="/home/sdl-preview/sdl_web" ...
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What does `Add-TTmSiteTypeKey` do and can we do something similar?

As mentioned in this answer on the SiteWizard and described in SDL Docs, you use Add-TtmSiteTypeKey to configure a Publication to be a Site Type. Where is this configuration stored in Topology ...
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Is it possible to make deployer's incoming directory as symbolic link?

I' m setting up Content Deployer of Web 8. When I tried to make "incoming" directory as symbolic link, error occured when starting Content Deployer. Is it possible to make deployer's incoming ...
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ECL Adapter and SDL Web 8 - How is ECL Dll linked to SDL Web 8

I am unable to find the configuration setting, where my ECL dll is referred to from the SDL CM side. I have checked, and its not there in the Tridion.ContentManager.config. Is there any standard. ...
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Can I have two processors on the same cd_deployer_conf.xml?

I need to have a PageDeploy Deployer Extension which runs on post-transaction phase, and other extenstions that should be on pre-transaction phase. Is there any any of doing that in the same ...
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Cache Channel Service is not able to send cache invalidation messages

Cache Channel Service is not able to send cache invalidation messages Are all users affected, if NO provide at least one user ID: Yes, all users using Tridion functionality. All dynamic content ...
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Where are the core service timeouts configured?

I am executing a heavy query on a Tridion 2011 SP1 system via the core service via http. After a minute, I get the following message: Exception calling "GetListXml" with "2" argument(s): The ...
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Can I use GetConfigValue() function from ASPX Page?

For some business reason both ASPX & MVC views are co-existing in the MVC DXA application. Is there any way get site confuguration values calling the GetConfigValue function ( Namespace - Sdl.Web....
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Add toggle button on ribbon bar through configuration

Is there possibility to set the button type, so it can have the same look as "Context Menu" button. Current component configuration looks the following way: <ext:ribbontoolbars> ...
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How to delete contact extended detail field

Web8 comes with a nice new UI to add Audience Manager contact extended detail fields. This is great, however how can I delete a field created by mistake or obsolete? I do not see a delete option, ...
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Access Tridion configuration from Event System by different events

Access Tridion configuration from Event System by different events In tridion Event system. we see that from event of SaveEventArgs, It reads properly from Tridion.ContentManager.config, while ...
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Cloned Tridion 2013SP1 environment issues with Configuration Manager

I'm having issues with a cloned 2013-SP1 environment (specifically the Content Manager server). We've done this in the past without really any significant problems, but this time things aren't going ...
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ADF <globallyacceptedclaims>

I'm wondering if it's possible to use wildcards within the cd_ambient_conf.xml node (as documented here) This would save me a ton of data entry, and it would be cool if that's how it worked :)
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Special Characters not rendering properly on live website

I am facing issue with production website which is displaying some special characters as black diamond shape with a question mark inside, on multiple browsers .However, the QA website is displaying ...
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Set up App Pool per publication(country)

Currently we have single app pool for all the sites(publication/country). Now requirement is to give separate app pool per publication/country. The problem is how to resolve the common references for ...
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DXA 1.2 - Error in the web application

I am installing DXA1.2 with Tridion 2013 SP1 HR1. I used content porter to import the publications to the CM server since powershell import was causing issues (my environment constraint). CP version ...
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DXA 1.2 installation and configuration

I am installing DXA1.2 with Tridion 2013 SP1 HR1. Following are the steps that I had followed. Imported the SDL Digital Experience Accelerator Publications using Content porter. (Powershell import ...
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Device Preview has Incorrect Device Sizes by Default

While testing out Device Preview (formerly Tridion Device Emulator), I found out that most if not all of the default device sizes are incorrect. Some are off by 40% or more. For example in Device ...
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Linking across 2 publications within Tridion

We have a requirement to link pages within Tridion across multiple publications. We would need this feature to be available for some websites (200 pages) that we are migrating from another CMS tool. ...
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Where are OData/ADF Access Tokens stored?

We have two serves running an OData CD Web Service behind a load balancer (each pointing at the same clustered Broker DB). Our web apps are configured to get an Access Token before making requests to ...
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How to target the root directory in a website for a page published using cd_storage_conf?

I'm trying to target the directory location specifically after publishing a page. If I have a page with a .xml extension and in my cd_storage_conf.xml. I've added this: <Storage Type="filesystem" ...
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Webdav with LDAP configuration

I am using Tridion 2013 SP1 and want to know what are configuration require for using WebDAV with LDAP authentication?
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Configure ShowVideoPlaceholders to 'false' in DXA website

How can I make 'SiteConfiguration.MediaHelper.ShowVideoPlaceholders' equal to false? The constructor of Sdl.Web.Mvc.Html.BaseMediaHelper seems to hardcode this to 'true'.
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Remote access without VPN?

Is it possible to access the Tridion web interface from a remote machine without the need to use VPN? If so, how?
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Unable to add new user from active directory

I am facing error while adding new user to Tridion 2013 SP1. I am not able to find any users from my active directory. There is no log indicating any error. Also there is no LDAP server setup, so I ...
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Linking configuration

I have the following setup in the cd_link_conf.xml and links are resolving as expected. <Host Domain="example.com" Port="" Path="/websitefolder/"/> Another domain will be introduced soon, ...
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Can the legacy pack be uninstalled?

Recently we had an issue with the system asking for the legacy pack... an upgrade was done without it and there were some "old-school" templates in the database. So I was thinking on maybe identifying ...
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Customize the storage configuration retrieval

In our current setup, we install the Deployer as a Java application on our OTAP servers. The T and P environments both have Staging and Live targets. Our infrastructure is setup in such a way that the ...
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32bit and 64bit config settings mixed up

We have two Tridion CMS environments running with Tridion 2011 SP1. One was upgraded from 2009, the other one was a clean install. The clean install is using all the 64 bit configuration (and dll's) ...
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How can I enter right-to-left (RTL) content?

I am about to create a RTL version of an existing Tridion 2013 site in Hebrew. Creating the site is not an issue, the issue will be how do I take client content and get it into a component. Without ...
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Publishing a Razor Page Template fails with "config changed by another program"

I have Razor Mediator 4 Tridion 1.3.3.1 installed on Tridion 2013 SP1 with a single publisher. When I attempt to publish a page template, it fails in the publishing queue. The error message shown is,...
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Publishing configuration files to a specific location

I need to publish configuration files to a specific location on the webserver. Configuration files are implemented as .cfg pages. Website pages go to C:\inetpub\wwwroot\ and this is set in the ...
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How do we add a second website publication to our Tridion environment?

We would like to add a second website Publication to our SDL Tridion 2013 environment. This is on Windows 2008. At the moment we have one website (www.website1.com) that is defined in IIS 7.5 (...
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Device Preview Configuration in SDL Tridion

We are in the process of outlining data and files needed to set up our Device Preview configuration file. Does anyone have tips from a successful implementation? Did anyone have a good source for ...
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How can I get a clean copy of the various WebUI config files?

I've been experimenting with the configuration of some GUI extensions, and in the process, I've completely broken the GUI. If I were a smarter person, then obviously I'd have "init"ted a GIT ...
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