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How can I purge old session preview data?

This should happen automatically if the staging site's app pool identity is setup correctly. In IIS you need to set the app pool identity to NETWORK SERVICE, and then give NETWORK SERVICE file system ...
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What does footprint_cartridge_conf.xml actually do?

The preview cartridge (cd_preview_ambient.jar) manages your sessions -- ensuring that you have a valid token that hasn't expired, creating a new sessions as necessary, etc. The footprint cartridge ...
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XPM "Update Preview" not working

If you are certain that your dynamic preview content is deployed to your preview database (and your list of steps suggests that you are) you will want to focus on the configuration of your staging web ...
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XPM "Update Preview" not working

Here is the answer of the steps Experience Manager goes through so that you get a better idea of which modules to troubleshoot: https://stackoverflow.com/a/10802033/1284894. The issue is usually due ...
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Invalid cd_ambient_conf.xml

From your link to the docs, you are using Tridion 2011 SP1. There was a hotfix that addressed this issue and it should be part of the Hotfix Rollup 2 release.
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Notification for the publisher when content is not up to date in XPM

Your question is: Is there some setting that we am missing which would overcome the above scenario? The answer to that simply is: Yes you missed setting up Session Preview, i.e. you deliberately ...
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XPM "Update Preview" not working

You can also verify the configs setting from below link for website, session webservice. https://code.google.com/p/kickstart-tridion-environment/source/browse/#svn%2FCreateAnEnvironmentForMe%...
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Are the Session Preview Database Credentials Required in Staging Website and OData Webservice?

Yes, and that's why in your cd_storage_conf.xml you'll find a section for the "WrapperDB". This is where you store the credentials for the session preview database. <Wrappers> <Wrapper ...
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XPM session preview causes error on DD4T Java 2

This is how XPM works in a non-dd4t environment; it tries to push a file with random filename in the weboot and uses a filter to redirect the user there. In a dd4t situation, you simply don't use the ...
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Notification for the publisher when content is not up to date in XPM

One idea would be to implement a 'soft' notification system where somebody could get notified if a Global Component is modified and also published in any site. (ie. it's ready for prime time). The ...
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How can I pass the preview session token to a web service in Tridion 2011 SP1?

It was actually a DNS issue: the CM could not reach the session preview webservice because the host name could not be resolved. Once we fixed that and restarted the CM, the session preview cookie ...
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Unable to preview the page. There is no publication target defined for this SiteEdit enabled website?

We had the exact same error. When the call was made to GetPreviewToken, we were not sending the TCM id of the publish target like it was asking for. We were sending the parameter publishingTargetId as ...
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The INSERT statement conflicted with the FOREIGN KEY constraint "FK_PREVIEW_SESSION_ITEMS_SESSIONS"

Based on the error you are getting The INSERT statement conflicted with the FOREIGN KEY constraint "FK_PREVIEW_SESSION_ITEMS_SESSIONS". The conflict occurred in database "*broker_db_em*", table "...
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Database exception on Session Broker database for Experience Manager on Tridion 2013 SP1

Curiously this issue appears to have been resolved. I'm not sure if it was through a number of successive changes without testing each independently or if I wasn't thorough enough in restarting ...
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Abstracting the ambient data framework to a webservice

Short answer: no you cannot; ADF resides in your web application and relies on having direct access to the request object. Your solution approach essentially makes it impossible to use lots of ...
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Update Preview is not working with XPM and DXA

The bindings in my web.xml was what was causing the issue with the ODATA service (a combination of how SSL termination happens in our load balancer and ODATA server). Thanks to Brandon (from SDL ...
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XPM unexpected behaviour when creating a page or updating preview

Thanks to Hiren I decided to redeploy the CU cd_storage as follows: Solution cd_storage <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> ...
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Session Preview service - 403 Forbidden

The cd_ambient_conf.xml for the preview webservice was missing the preview cartridge. Adding <Cartridge File="cd_webservice_preview_cartridge.xml"/> Fixed the issue.
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XPM Update Preview issue | SDL web 8.5 with DXA 1.8

Try Troubleshooting the XPM issue by following steps: To ensure Installation done with correct Jars and version of the preview service and session-content services and register with discovery double ...
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Problem publishing content in Experience Manager

If your changes are successfully published, then your staging website should be updated, so regardless of XPM, you should be able to see the changes on your staging site. If you don't (that is what ...
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Web8 upgrade issue configuring Session Preview webservice

I find this very strange, it almost looks like you are trying to send preview content to a non preview enabled webservice. The error you are getting on the Webservice side indicates that it is using ...
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