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Content porting - waiting issue

To avoid overloading the CM server with heavy import/export jobs, there is a configurable cap on the number of import/export processes that can run concurrently. The default configuration allows only ...
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Do I need a separate license file for Content Porter when using Tridion 2013 SP1?

As you say, SDL Tridion 2013 SP1 now comes with the Import/Export Webservice as part of the Core Content Manager (CM) installer. Running the Content Porter 2013 SP1 installer against an Tridion 2013 ...
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CP2013SP1 Import Fails to read IF Package

Have manged to resolve the issue The CMS server(x64bit) had Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 x64 Redistributable - 10.0.40219 Installed For CP 2013SP1 it needs Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 x86 else CP on the ...
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Content Porter error import dependency has no extension

In this case the z_Test_Client_Information.xml component failed to import because /webdav/030%20Content/Building%20Blocks/Content/z_test_content/z_test_folder doesn't exist. This item doesn't have ...
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Cannot connect to Content Porter 2013 SP1 with multiple bindings set

The answer is in the error message: If your service is being hosted in IIS you can fix the problem by setting 'system.serviceModel/serviceHostingEnvironment/multipleSiteBindingsEnabled' to true or ...
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Options for syncing content

You've listed the typical approaches I've seen. Though with cloud options you might add a fourth. I'm personally seeing testing done on separate branches of entire (all-in-one) environments. This ...
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Error importing a component which links to an ECL stub

The only option that we've found working is by separately exporting and importing the stubs from the parent publication before exporting and importing the other items. Disclaimer: I don't know if ...
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Identify items imported via Content Porter in Tridion 2013

Content Porter (or more general: the CM Import/Export service) triggers the same events as when the same actions were performed on the TOM.NET API directly, but it does set Session.ContextData so that ...
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Content Porting from 2013 SP1 to Web 8

As Nuno mentioned, CP for Web 8 is not released yet. And CP 2013 SP1 officially doesn't support Web 8, so officially you can't use CP for that purpose yet. But, indeed, for DXA 1.3 (which is also not ...
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Is it possible to export items currently in workflow?

Unfortunately not. The following description is given in the Export constraints section of the online documentation: Items in workflow You cannot export a version of an item that is in ...
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Options for syncing content

Get to a point when all Dev is stopped and deployed to Prod, so that Prod has latest code and content. Then do a DB clone from Prod back to Dev. When you do this, you'll need to update the publish ...
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How to update TCM IDs stored in component's text fields

This is how I would go about resolving this: Write a CoreService app that looks through every component searching for fields containing a TcmUri; Convert that TcmUri to a WebDavUrl by loading the ...
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Can we export/import Users, Groups, Publication Targets and Target Types using Content Porter

You can export Group but not their permission settings (on organizational items). SDL Docs lists the following non-exportable items: Font definitions Protocol Schemas in publishing Schemas in ...
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How to move content present in one Publication to another Publication with in two CME's

Have you checked the documentation? You can use explicit transfer mappings: https://docs.sdl.com/LiveContent/content/en-US/SDL%20Content%20Porter%20full%20documentation-v1/GUID-2587308B-86CB-4AA2-...
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Creating Excel sheet for Content Porting(component for respective pages and its path's)

There is an extension you can try called the Release Manager: http://sdltridionworld.com/community/2011_extensions/Releasemanager.aspx. It allows for tagging an item in Tridion for a release and then ...
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Upgrade to Tridion 2013 SP1

You can Content Port from earlier versions of Tridion in to SDL Tridion 2013 SP1 - I did this recently, between Tridion 2011 SP1 HR1 and Tridion 2013 SP1. One thing to note is that you will need the ...
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Content Porter | Settings for auto generated publication Id on destination CMS

Unfortunately, there is no mechanism in Content Porter for setting the ID's of newly created items (including Publications). The ID is auto-generated each time and just incremented (from the last used ...
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Does Content Porter Run Differently on a Local Machine versus Server

maxAllowedContentLength matters because, your package is first uploaded on CMS machine, then import starts. i don't think timeout will differ as Package and ImportExportService exists on the same ...
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Content Porter: Why are my security settings not copied to target system?

The online documentation (login required) highlights a number of items that are 'non-exportable' when using Content Porter: An export cannot export the following items: Font definitions ...
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Does Content Porter and Template Builder work with Single Sign On (SSO)

Yes they do. That is: it is possible to let the client tools connect to the CM server through an SSO proxy. Prerequisite for such a configuration is that the SSO proxy uses HTTP basic auth for those ...
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Tridion Category XmlName with Content Porter

You should be able to use a mappings.xml file to transform the XmlName during the import, rather than hacking the Content Porter export. According the online documentation, the mappings file allows ...
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Issue using Export Import API Tridion 2013 sp1

Selection is a parent class of selections for Export, such as GroupsSelection, SubtreeSelection, etc. More about selections you can read in following blog: http://tridioninternals.blogspot.nl/2014/01/...
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Porting XPM Inline Editing Page Templates Settings to Another Environment

XPM Content Types are stored as Application Data attached to Publication. Normally, this Application Data is included if you use the CM Import/Export service to export/import the Publication (like ...
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Options for syncing content

One of the main ideas behind the ImportExport Service in 2013 SP1 was indeed to improve automated content porting between environments. The idea I had back then was that developers (or someone, or ...
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Content Porter | Settings for auto generated publication Id on destination CMS

Let's understand how the Publication IDs are getting generated in the SDL Tridion: The publication IDs are NOT generated based on any algorithm or calculations but they are simply the integer type ...
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Error while exporting through Content Porter 2013 SP1 | Root element is missing

I ran into this problem today. In my case, I was selecting the application data category "User Generated Content." or as referenced in the error, ugcComponentAndPage. I did not need to select this ...
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Automate item selection in Content Porter using Content Porter API

Have you thought about using Bundles for keeping track of what to release with Content Porter. This article has one approach (automatically tracking stuff which is changed), but you can also add items ...
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"Unable to save item 'XXX' to TCM. The process will be aborted. " in Content Porter

So the key error in this stack is Unable to find uuid:XXXXXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXXXXXXXXXX:Metadata It looks like your component(s) either have metadata that doesn't exist in the schema anymore, or ...
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Upgrade to Tridion 2013 SP1

I've never heard of a switch between oracle and sql server before. I doubt it's possible to content port from 2011 SP1 over to 2013 SP1, but certainly worth a trail run, it it works great. If it ...
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Automate item selection in Content Porter using Content Porter API

If you're using TCM 2013 SP1, you can use ImportExport API. Having WebDAV URL or TCM URI of items you want to export, you can execute something like this: var client = new ImportExportServiceClient();...
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