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How do I retrieve publish failure data with the core service?

Via core service you can retrieve PublishTransactionData object, which contains all info about transaction itself: PublishTransactionData transaction = (PublishTransactionData)Client.Read(...
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Publishing image in Tridion

This behaviour is normal. Tridion keeps a list of all published multimedia components and their actual files on the file system. If you would change the name of a file in the multimedia component and ...
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Page unpublished and deleted from CME, but page entry still exists in DB. How to clean the entry in DB?

Actually there is a better and far safer solution than the one @Nuno proposes. What you can do is "mock unpublish process". You can capture undeploy transport package on CD side of some other page, ...
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List of processed items in Publish Transaction

You'll need LoadFlags.Expanded, and then you can get the items from the PublishContexts. I've just done a little POC with the following code and a published Structure Group and both resolvedItems ...
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Publishing items in child publications

You may want to consider using the Child Publications Only Resolver eXtension from the SDL Tridion World site that was developed by Bart: http://sdltridionworld.com/community/2011_extensions/...
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SDL Web 8 - Issue with publishing

Sounds like you haven't added a mapping for that Publication to an environment. You do that using Add-TtmMapping. For more information, see the following documentation page: Mapping a Publication to ...
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Tridion 2013 file name too large error while publishing

It is actually a windows path limitations and error comes from it https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/aa365247(v=vs.85).aspx#maxpath
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Can we get the publishing history of a Tridion component?

There is not a way, out of the box, to see all publish history. By default only the last published date is available. You could trawl the deployer log files for the publish transaction, but that ...
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Why is my publish transaction empty?

I would add one more possible cause to the list Also check (any of) it's grand-parent Structure group properties: if it is set to Publishable=false. Although it doesn't seem a logical place to look ...
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How do CMS users see Publishing Targets?

These are specified in the Security section of the Business Process Type (for each Purpose). The Business Process type is then included in the Publishing section of the Publication Properties.
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How to implement surveys using SDL Tridion

The correct answer would be: "any way you like". But to give you a hint in the right direction, for a survey you need forms, and something handling their responses. Both can be found in for instance ...
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How to disable the high priority publish option in SDL Tridion

You can't disable it, but you can make it a really bad choice. Depending on your environment, let's say you have 3 publishers, you could configure 2 out of the 3 machines, to only work on medium and ...
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C# TBB updating metadata value

As mentioned for TBBs to be able to make changes to CM items, you need to set allowWriteOperationsInTemplates = true in the Tridion.ContentManager.config on all machines that are rendering for you, so ...
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Target Types and Publication Targets: Why an additional LEVEL of Target Types is required?

The reason behind Target Types is abstraction. In principle, for most implementations, all you need is 2 target types: Staging Live On a true global deployment model, "Staging" for your vietnamese ...
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How can I delete old publication targets in Web 8.5 migrated from 2013sp1?

Clear-TcmPublicationTarget doesn't delete the target - it "decommissions the specified Publication Target". Meaning the system forgets that anything was ever published to that target. Step two is to ...
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Overriding Publishing Queue

For #1 publishing priority is the way to go. Maybe changing the default priority to "low" will give you enough of an override to push things through quickly. Using publishing priorities in conjunction ...
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Catch 'Schedule Publish Phases Separately' event in SDL Tridion 2011 SP1 GUI

It's the same event as publishing 'now'. The difference is simply that the PublishInstruction will have the StartAt property set to the date/time selected for rendering, and the DeployAt property ...
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Saving the publish transaction package in Content manager and content Delivery

Content Delivery In your cd_deployer_conf.xml, modify the "Cleanup" attribute of the Queue Location element to be "false": <Queue> <Location Path="c:\tridion\staging\incoming" WindowSize="...
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Publishing with TopologyManager, can I use a separate CmEnvironmentId?

Indeed, the installer should not force you to create a new CM Environment in Topology Manager. If it does, that should be reported as a defect. As a work-around, you could create a dummy CM ...
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Target Types and Publication Target

As Nuno explained in this question: its main reason is abstraction. What you can set on Target Type and not on Publication Type is security. For second, you have have multiple target types that ...
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Storage Extension: Differentiating Republishing and Unpublishing in Remove Method

In a DAO, you can try to fish out the Deployer Action like so: LocalThreadTransaction.get().getDeployerTransaction().getDeployerAction()
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Re-publish an item already be published before

You only get this option when publishing an Organizational item (like a Structure Group or a Publication) or an item that resolves into a group of items (like a Page/Component Template), rather than ...
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How to get the user of a Tridion Publish Event?

To get the user who published, you need to use PublishTransaction.Creator Here Creator returns the User Object. private void OnPagePublishPre(Page page, PublishEventArgs mPublishEventArgs, ...
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How to get the user of a Tridion Publish Event?

Here just for your reference I pasted a code to get the user and also Groupname if you publish any component. private void PublishingFinish(Component subject, PublishEventArgs e, EventPhases phase) ...
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Tridion 2011/2013 Publishing Queue Log - show all transactions, including failed

The publishing queue will indeed only show the last transaction with a given state. If you have 10 failed publishing transactions, the queue will only show the last one, as we assume that the previous ...
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What is the fastest way to delete a already published publication?

There are following two possible ways out there with 2013 SP1; you can analyze which suits you best:(Assuming you have remove any Blueprinting related dependency already) Select the publication; ...
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User can not publish

OK. I found out the answer myself. I need to add this group into the Publication Management | Target Type.
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Engine.PublishingContext: RenderContext.ContextItem , ResolvedItem and RenderedItem differences

Let's take an example to illustrate these concepts: suppose the user publishes a Structure Group which contains a Page which, in turn, contains an embedded Component Presentation and a Dynamic ...
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Does unpublish in Child Publication also applies to Dynamic Component Presentations?

It depends on whether you have the same Target Types for the child publication or not. If the Target Types are different in the child publications, then the one that you are selecting for unpublish in ...
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SDL Web 8 - Issue with publishing

As Peter has already mentioned, you are missing steps required to map a publication to a web application. I could understand the confusion is because this step is not mentioned clearly in points ...
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