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Questions tagged [content-delivery]

for questions that are related to Content Delivery (CD), including distribution, presentation, and storage APIs.

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PDF Creation from Tridion Content?

Years ago we created PDF documents from published Tridion content, but turned it off due to poor performance. The name "FOP Tool" rings a bell. Have things moved on at all? What is the best method ...
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Is it possible to configure Tridion’s deployer to send one ItemType to multiple storage types?

We’re looking to extend Tridion’s content storage layer with a new storage type to allow us to write some of our component presentations into a RavenDB repository. As part of this, we also want to ...
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Is it possible to use Experience Manager Session Preview without the Ambient Data Framework?

I have a (currently theoretical) Java based architecture where there are no SDL Tridion elements (jar files/jsp code/filters etc.) the staging website. Is it possible to use Experience Manager (XPM) ...
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Tridon UI 2012 Session Preview Web Service using incorrect encoding

I am using Tridion UI 2012 on our website (which is built using DD4T). The problem we're facing is that the session preview web service does successfully commit the edited content to the session-...
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Problem using default pages in Experience Manager

We have discovered that when we use the URLs without filenames in our web application, that is, using the default filenames of the server (welcome file list in Tomcat), Experience Manager doesn't work ...
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Tridion 2011 SP1 HR1 - OData access_token

The online docs mention(requires login) that the access_token JSON returned by a call to the access_token.svc returns something like: {"access_token":"HufXeuUt%2FYYElA8SYjJOkUkrXxV9dyXRirmKhjW%2Fb%...
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Publishing failing for pages with “Invalid URI: -1”

When I try to publish a page in SDL Tridion 2011 I get the following error: FAILED Invalid URI: -1 I have restarted the 'Tridion Content Manager Publisher', 'Tridion Content Distributor Transport ...
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Is it possible to maintain line feeds in User Generated Content (UGC) comments?

I have implemented my own set of custom UGC controls that load and save data via the oData service to support commenting on articles in a Tridion 2011 SP1 site. The client has requested that we allow ...
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How to configure the Tridion Monitoring Service?

cd_monitor_conf.xml contains the entries: <HeartbeatMonitoring ListenerPort="20131" EnableRemoteHeartbeats="true"> <AutomaticServiceRegistration RegistrationFile="RegisteredServices.xml" ...
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Attempt to load JVM failed on native side

We are working in a DD4T project using TFS as source control, today when I opened the solution I had this error message : My colleague had this one yesterday, he restarted his computer and it fixed ...
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SQLs directly to the Broker

I need to do a SQL directly to the broker to get some data from a component and I don't really know how. I mean, I don't know the table structure to be able to from a tcm get all the component data ...
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“CPAssembler error: Web control file is not located inside your website” when output format is ASCX Web Control

My page contains a single component presentation using a component template with output format "ASCX WebControl", being published as a dynamic component presentation and with the "Allow on Page Using ...
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How to enable Content Delivery API/Broker DB logging to show raw SQL

We'd like to delve a bit deeper into the Content Delivery API to see some of the raw SQL queries that are being built and executed when using the API. We've got the standard Content Delivery logging ...
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How do I debug my Java ADF cartridge on a JuggerNET delivered site?

I've written a custom ADF cartridge, but am having problems configuring JuggerNET to allow me to attach a remote debugger to this cartridge. I've seen these instructions: http://codemesh.com/...
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Editing DCPs in XPM on Pages hosted outside of Tridion

I'm currently investigating if it's possible to edit component presentations in Experience Manager that exist on pages that are not managed in Tridion - but are existing JSP files in the application. ...
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SDL Tridion - Storage

I want to know how Storage setting in the cd_storage_conf.xml file works. My application gets deployed on JBoss. Can I modify this file so that Tridion loads\store from any path (outside JBoss, ...
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How can Content Porter be automated to move commonly changed items between environments?

I know there is a command line interface to Content Porter. Can this be used to move commonly changed items (e.g. CSS or Javascript) between say a DEV and TEST environments? I have managed to get a ...
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How to configure JMS for Cache Channel Service

I'm now working to configure the Cache Channel Service via WebSphere MQ, specifically using WebSphere Application Server default JMS provider. Step 1 of the SDL Live documentation states "Set up a ...
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Publishing Binaries to 2 different paths: possible?

Is it possible to configure the Deployer to place a published Binary in 2 locations? I have two development DD4T sites pointing at the same publication. One is a feature branch essentially. I would ...
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Unable to cast object of type 'Java.Io.SerializableImpl' to type java.util.date

I am using the Content Delivery API to fetch a Component from the Component Presentations on a Page and then retrieve the custom meta value of the Component. I am intermittently (vary rarely once in a ...
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AmbientDataContext is not properly initialised

I have a DD4T website, and I am struggling to get Tridion Experience Manager 2012 Session Preview working correctly. After editing a bit of content on the page, when i hit "Finish Editing", the page ...
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Help to understand the need for multiple CD databases for Discovery, XPM and normal Broker with SDL Web 8

I am trying to work may way through a new install of SDL Web 8 for the first time. I have successfully installed the CM side, and I am now looking at the CD side. I am following the instructions here: ...
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Oracle Content Delivery CreateTridionSYSUser.sql errors

I have an Oracle 12.1.0.2 DB running on RHEL 7. As I understand it, the first step of setting up a CD delivery database is to create the TRIDION_SYS user. When I log in to the db via sqlplus with "...
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Extend Content Delivery Web Service (OData) - how far can it be taken?

I've been playing with OData recently, and found a few (small) limitations on the out-of-the-box web service. I wonder if some of these limitations can be catered for by extending what is there ...
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Publishing SDL Tridion Content to 3rd Party Delivery Platforms

I am writing integration with a third party SaaS based content delivery platform. I have no access to the platform's servers with the exception of using the existing web services API and FTP ...
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Component Presentations in SQL 2012 DB shows up as a different encoding with 2013

I'm publishing Component Presentations to the Content Delivery DB and it shows up as a different encoding only in the content field of the COMPONENT_PRESENTATIONS table. The content field in the ...
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Reference for cd_deployer_conf.xml & cd_storage_conf.xml config files

Where can I find a complete reference for cd_deployer_conf.xml & cd_storage_conf.xml config files ? I see the notes in the files & snippets of info on sdllivecontent.com, but I was hoping ...
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HTTP Redirect in asp.net along with Tridion

I have implemented URL redirection in one of application in asp.net and Tridion. Whenever I add any new redirect URL, I have to restart the application pool to reflect the changes because I am ...
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Implementing Multiple deployers/Broker databases vs. replication

I am currently working in a Tridion 2009 SP1 environment where are trying to set-up a fail-over situation by using two deployers which are deploying content to two different file servers and two ...
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Issues with broker database deployment

Scenario: In the deployer server side the storage config file is configured for file system storage for pages and binaries and database storage for all the rest. I am using the deployer windows ...
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CD Stack filling up Temp files

We have SDL Web 8 Content Delivery Services (Deployer and Content Micro Services) installed on a Windows 2012 server. Today we noticed over 50Gb of files in the C:\Windows\Temp folder which are in sub ...
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Getting OData results sorted by Custom Component Metadata

The use case is the following: retrieve the 5 latest posts. I am trying to get OData results sorted by a Custom Component Metadata date field, but the statement below breaks. var pres = service....
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Aspx page rendering SmartTarget <tcdl> tags

In my ASP.NET website I'm finding that my [tcdl] tags related to SmartTarget content are not being converted, but are being served 'as is' in the page HTML. I've tried the following: 1) I've gone ...
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What should I see after installing the SDL Web8 Content Service

I have just installed the SDL Web8 Content-Service and Discovery-Service on Windows Server as standalone micro services, and now I am trying to validate that the services are functioning correctly. ...
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How do I resolve a 'No PageFactory configured' error in DD4T?

We decided to create a "homemade" DD4T template to have the Tridion API & an ASP.NET MVC 4 website (the current template contains contains an ASP.NET MVC 3 website) I added /lib & /config ...
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Schema for cd_storage.xml and storage bundles

Related to SDL Tridion - Storage: Is there an XML Schema (XSD) definition (or other detailed documentation) for the cd_storage.xml and storage bundle xml files, including lists of valid nodes and ...
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Multiple Publications - One broker database

I've always gone with the rule of 1 Broker per website, the main reasons being for most efficient CCS, cleaner deploying set up, separation of concerns if one 'goes down' etc We have a new ...
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OData cuts off number of returned results

My OData query is returning a limited number of results. It seems to stop at 25. Why is this, and how can I make it return the full resultset?
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Do multiple (.NET) sites in the same application pool share a JVM?

If I have two .NET websites, each with their own CD jars and config in /bin, and running in different application pools, I understand that there are separate JVMs running Content Delivery for each ...
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SmartTarget 2014: Publish succeeds, but nothing in Fredhopper

G'day, folks. First attempt at installing SmartTarget (ST 2014 on Tridion 2013 SP1 to be exact), and I've reached something of a brick wall. Setup: I've got three servers: Server A is hosting the CM, ...
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Dynamic links taking time to be reflected : Tridion 2009

We are facing an issue with dynamic component linking in our prod server, as the component is showing but the corresponding link is taking time to be active. It is showing as 'dead link' though data ...
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Deployer extension - deprecated methods

In the third of my deployer extension queries this week(!) I've noticed that several methods are flagged as deprecated. Checking the API docs confirms this: Deprecated. The transportPackage is ...
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Component Link Caching Not Working?

We seem to have a problem with component link caching. Our log files show the following messages: 2013-06-26 14:22:58 WARN ComponentLink:144 - Object cache is enabled but LinkInfo or PageMeta ...
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How to determine Output format of a template in Content Delivery

I have a use case where I need to determine if a particular template on the Content Delivery side has the output format of REL. The reason is because I'm trying to determine whether to use the ...
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How should ObjectCache policy parameters be configured?

I remember having been advised that it was helpful to configure both Size and MemSize when setting up the Tridion broker cache. The idea was that if you only configured one, then the other would have ...
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Increasing Deployer “Workers” setting based on CPU cores

This section in the online docs (login required) about publishing failing talks about resolving problems if things get stuck waiting for the Deployer. In particular: The value of Workers depends ...
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Tridion 2013 Experience Manager fails to update the preview because of internal server error

I have installed and configured Tridion 2013. It is working like a charm now. Then I've installed and configured the Experience Manager without any visible problems. But when I tried to test it on a ...
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Or Criteria taking forever to execute using tridion content delivery api

I am converting from a sql query to using broker api functionality. The query basically retrieves custom meta data based on key and value filters. The issue is when I join two criteria using an 'or' ...
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Custom messages while publishing and using storage extension

Scenario: (In SDL Tridion 2011 SP1 HR1) We have a storage extension which indexes the Component Presentation in SOLR, now If due to some reason this indexing is failed, we want to rollback the ...
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Difference between DD4T and CWA

Content Web application is out box feature available in SDL Tridion, which allows developer to build application using MVC framework using JAVA, Same is also possible using DD4T Java. As far as I ...