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GetThumbnailImage not always gets call on ECL Provider

The successful flow to display a thumbnail is this: The UI request the ECL item (if you have opened an item) or a list of items (if you are browsing a folder in thumbnail view). The Tridion UI builds ...
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SDL - The specified path, file name, or both are too long

ECL URI's have a maximum length equal to the maximum length of a Component title. This limitation originates from the stub components having the ECL URI as the title. The intended behavior when ...
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ECL Errors Impacting Entire Instance

One important point to understand is that ECL mountpoints make a connection to an external system, this will always introduce latency and thus can have a huge effect on the performance of the UI. For ...
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Performance issue with S3 ECL provider

By design ECL will refresh thumbnails when either: The etag change The version of the ECL provider change I can't remember if it will also regenerate when the version of ECL (so Tridion) changes. ...
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Changing the title of a stub to a shorter version (Web 8)

The problem is in the provider, so your solution is also in there. DO NOT try to change the stub after it has been created, a stub Component for ECL is supposed to be a hidden item that is there for ...
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Permanent redirect issue accessing a private bucket on S3 using ECL

So looks like you need to specify the <S3RegionEndpoint> and the <FullBucketUrl> within the ExternalContentLibrary.xml S3 configuration I got from here. <S3RegionEndpoint xmlns="http:/...
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SDL Web 8.5 Cloud based BLOB storage for CD

At this point (8.5) only the CM supports this indeed. For that same use case you're asking about I'm currently designing/building a solution with ECL instead. The file as stored by the CM is ...
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