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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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Page unpublished and deleted from CME, but page entry still exists in DB.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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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In Web 8 Components stopped resolving after changing Publication path

This is a bit long for a comment but after walking through this I'll either delete or change to be an answer. Can you clarify what you mean by when I tried to publish a Component, it is not resolving....
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How to disable the high priority publish option in SDL Tridion

If you disable High - then you essentially making Normal the new High; in which case you should perhaps be thinking about removing low also - or even better re-consider why you want to remove any of ...
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What really happens when we restart the Tridion Publisher service?

The Publisher for sure caches objects, but the lifetime of that cache is normally from the point the the Publish Transaction is picked up from the queue to the point that rendering (of all items in ...
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Can Publish Transaction be updated via core service?

I don't believe this is possible. We had a similar case where we needed to increase the priority of some items in the queue. I tried similar in 2011 but used Save and not Update. It threw a similar ...
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Overriding Publishing Queue

What you are requiring is mainly to use publish queue in a way its not meant to be used. For #1 you want to publish items before all others. That is the exact purpose of "high" priority. Problem is ...
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Performing Transactions cleanup

Take a look at the following, Purging finished publish transactions This allows you to delete success or failed transactions, you can even define how old the transactions need to be in order to be ...
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Publishing issue | web 8

You have both discovery pointing to Same DiscoveryDB, When you run update for a discovery(say staging) then all it's capabilities get registered in this DiscoveryDB At the time of publishing to ...
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Publishing to file share in SDL web 8

You can add configuration in the cd_storage_conf on the deployer to deploy files with a given extension at any given location. To Configure which files you want to deploy to the file system, specify ...
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From Where are Publishing Priorities are fetched?

As I see this is internal functionality of the product, so maybe some details how it works can provide someone from SDL. The question here is what are you trying to achieve, since I am not sure that ...
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Publishing Keyword

Content Manager always publishes full Taxonomies (a Category and all its Keywords). If you publish a Keyword, it resolves the Taxonomies (Categories) it is part of (that's normally exactly one) and ...
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How do I retrieve publish failure data with the core service?

To mimic the filtering capabilities of the Publishing queue, take a look at the PublishTransactionsFilterData and its properties. Use the filter paired with GetSystemWideList or GetSystemWideListXml ...
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Publishing Component Template so it's queryable by oData

You could create a (dummy) Page based on a Page Template which collects and renders the required CT metadata of all CTs (in JSON or XML format). Publishing the metadata of all CTs can be achieved by ...
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Where do we configure "minimum approval status" for a Web 8.5 solution using Topology Manager?

With Topology Manager based publishing, the Minimal Approval Status is defined on a Target Type (which is part of a Business Process Type).
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Is it Possible to Configure Dedicated Publisher Box by Publication?

If you look for it in the documentation you will find the following topic https://docs.sdl.com/LiveContent/content/en-US/SDL%20Web-v5/GUID-EF85DD70-BC3A-4C54-A01A-AC65AE83EA83 You can install the ...
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Transport service failed to transport

When you go to http://localhost:8082/discovery.svc/Environment/DeployerCapability you should see details of your Deployer Capability, as shown below <entry xmlns:metadata="http://docs.oasis-open....
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