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What is the purpose of the Namespace element in cd_storage_conf.xml

You may want to change it if you're not using TCM as the source content management system for Content Delivery. This is not yet a thing, but very soon it will be.
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How to delete contact extended detail field

Operations that might result in data loss are not yet in the UI, due to the challenges and risks involved. That includes changing the type of a field. So for that, you need to do what you did in the ...
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Where are the core service timeouts configured?

Have you tried increasing the SendTimeout of your local (client side) binding, rather than the setting you found on the server? Default is 1 minute, which would seem to match your exception. Code &...
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How to read ‘Tridion.ContentManager.config’ file from my ‘Custom resolver’ c# code

As a new answer to an old question, SDL Tridion Sites 9.1 added the ability to create and read custom configuration files as part of one or more extensions as part of the add-ons feature. See how to ...
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Topology Type naming to facilitate database restores back through environments

A1. Indeed, to support porting/restoring the CM DB as a whole across DTAP environments, you should ensure that each environment has the same set of Topology Types (IDs) defined. You don't need to ...
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Is it possible to make deployer's incoming directory as symbolic link?

Sounds like a permissions issue to me. If the deployer cannot see the symlink, i expect whatever​ user it is running as doesn't have permission. The deployer is probably accessing the folder through ...
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ECL Adapter and SDL Web 8 - How is ECL Dll linked to SDL Web 8

Actually, those settings are available in the ExternalContentLibrary.xml file under C:\{SDLWEB Installation Folder}\Config\ You can find mount points for each of your ECL links, Example: <...
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What is the recommended best practice for C# Workflow using External Activity for Logging and Configuration?

I normally add it GAC on the CM server and on publisher machines. It is so widely used (because it is standard now) that it makes sense to have it there (to be system-wide available). There are quite ...
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What is the benefit of Storage Layer configuration parameters in environment variables?

AFAIK, the idea to support use of environment variables in CD configuration files was born in the context of support for Docker containers (which are immutable). But use of environment variables can ...
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Is it possible to make deployer's incoming directory as symbolic link?

I have given a quick try by creating both soft and hard symbolic links and it works fine with SDL Web 8 deployer in my environment Looking at your below error line, java.nio.file....
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What is the benefit of Storage Layer configuration parameters in environment variables?

By allowing the configuration file to be parameterized with environment variables, is one way to allow for easy automated deployment of cloud environments, while not having hardcoded values in the ...
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Web 8.5 how to configure Target Language for Pages and DCPs?

Hotfix for this issue is available. With it installed you should be able to get a Page in JSP and Component Presentation in REL format with following settings in tcdl_conf.xml: <Property Name="...
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Access Tridion configuration from Event System by different events

Your question is not 100% clear, so I will try to answer on the basis of how I understand it. If the question becomes clearer, I will update the answer as appropriate. In general, the Tridion ...
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Can I use GetConfigValue() function from ASPX Page?

I haven't tried it yet for aspx code behind but you should be able to use WebRequestContext.Localization.GetConfigValue("YourConfig"). Please update here if you face any error in using that?
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ECL Adapter and SDL Web 8 - How is ECL Dll linked to SDL Web 8

Mountpoints configured in ExternalContentLibrary.xml Every mountpoint element has attribute type (e.g type="My Custom Provider") Every provider has main class that implements IContentLibrary And ...
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ECL Adapter and SDL Web 8 - How is ECL Dll linked to SDL Web 8

This entry should be in the Tridion.ContentManager.config file Under {Tridion Home}\config\ folder. Search for extensions tag. Under that tag you can find the entry for ECL Library. If it is not ...
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Web 8.5 how to configure Target Language for Pages and DCPs?

We've been struggling with a similar problem. As far as we can tell, now that the setting has moved to the deployer, you only have one place where you can configure it. This was a logical ...
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Setting up Web 8.5 Experience Manager with legacy publishing

Topology Manager was a no go. There is not enough data points to give the information that is needed. So I made a band aid with the EventSystem and found the TargetType from the PublicationTarget that ...
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What does `Add-TTmSiteTypeKey` do and can we do something similar?

Add-TtmSiteTypeKey does not configure a Publication to be a Site Type (you do that by setting the Publication's Publication Type to "Site Type"), but it associates a Site Type (Publication), with Web ...
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Tridion and SOLR Configuration

Please refer to the following link recent post on how to add a new field on SOLR.
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Increasing the 'MaximumJobSize' in Translation Manager

This limited mostly by how big of a request TMS API can handle. Translation Manager send all files in one request so if it is not split, at some point TMS API will fail with timeout or something. ...
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Typical Translation Manager system user (ServiceTcmUserName)?

Yes you can use MTSUser. I believe we even defaulted to MTSUser to make sure it "worked out of the box" even though I always recommended changing it. As the user is easily identifiable as ...
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WindowSize attribute missing from deployer-conf.xml in SDL Web 8.5

Content Manager Increase polling in the transport configuration file, (CMS)\SDL Web\config\cd_transport_conf.xml For instance, this is the default entry and the numbers may need to be raised via a ...
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Is it possible to make deployer's incoming directory as symbolic link?

There is a known problem with certain versions of the Java virtual machine where this exception is thrown. So my recomendation is to update to JDK 8 and preferably the latest version, because there ...
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"Centralized configuration for microservices" and SI4T

Quick warning, as you are mentioning env.sh. If env.sh is used as a variable file (using the EnvironmentFile directive) in a systemd service configuration file you cannot use expressions in env.sh, ...
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"Centralized configuration for microservices" and SI4T

There are three ways to specify these: As a system environment variable Defining them in the Java Virtual Machine options Defining them on the command prompt. For example, if you have the following ...
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Can I have two processors on the same cd_deployer_conf.xml?

Having 2 Processor elements in 8.1 is totally valid. The one with the phase="post-transaction" will execute after the one without such an attribute. Example of such a scenario is when using ...
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How can I redirect users from my old HTTP Tridion CME instance to my new HTTPS version of the CME?

Instead of applying redirects to the Tridion website directly, I've created auxiliary website with following binding: and then using HTTP redirect feature of IIS: Version of Tridion: SDL Web8 IIS: ...
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Device Preview has Incorrect Device Sizes by Default

The name of the tool is called Device Preview (I always hated the name device emulator, because that really was incorrect, an not how I designed it), it is trying to give you a preview of how your ...
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Unable to add new user from active directory

We had a similar issue in 2011 and never resolved it, having never tried any of the above. Users were created (at cost) through some Middleware process. However we found it was easy enough to work ...
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