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What should I see after installing the SDL Web8 Content Service

I would use the token service to test the other two, thus ensuring that all 3 of them are working. To do so, though, you need to be able to create a specific HTTP request, setting the method and ...
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Web 8 Content Manager Explorer Interface Issues

Check \SDL Web\web\WebUI\WebRoot\Configuration\System.config and see if the Repair added a duplicate of one of the <editor> sections. If yes, remove the duplicated one.
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SDL Web 8 free developer licenses

This will roll out in the coming 3/4 weeks (before end of November) on community.sdl.com. Rest assured, we'll make enough noise around that, you'll find it easily. These will be your typical "free ...
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Target language and Default code page(encoding) in web 8

It was fully moved to CD side. From CM side we always use REL as Target Language and UTF-8 as Default Code Page. Target Language can be configured in cd_deployer_config.xml in your Deployer role: &...
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Help to understand the need for multiple CD databases for Discovery, XPM and normal Broker with SDL Web 8

Yes you can re-use the Broker database for the discovery-service. The reason why we provide it separately is so in the future we can have different options. You can imagine you can register different ...
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Configuring Topology manager to new database running in different machine in sdl web 8

Navigate to %Tridion_Home%\TopologyManager\web Unprotect database section in web.config Change database settings in node in web.config Protect config file Restart IIS To unprotect database node user ...
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SDL Web 8 Installation - Content Delivery on separate server

The short answer is "Follow the documentation". I would say 95% of implementations are distributed between CM and CD machines (and often more with dedicated GUI, Search, Publishing and DB on the CM ...
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Not able to create a new site through wizard option available in Web 8 CME

The idea behind Site Wizard (the "Create new site" option) is to make creation of a new Site/Publication very simple. Unfortunately, to make this possible you will first have to do some more complex ...
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SDL Web 8: Topology Manager, error using Add-TtmMapping

The installer created the "SDLWebTridioncm_MAN01SQL05" CM environment for you (it asks you for the name in one of the screens). Since then, apparently someone decided to clear or recreate your ...
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Where is the Topology Manager URL Configured for PowerShell Modules

It is an Environment variable called TRIDION_TTM_SERVICEURL You can also add -TtmServiceUrl parameter to all your commands (but this is mostly used if you want to run Powershell script from another ...
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Difference between "Session-enabled Content Service" and "Session Preview Web service"

To add to Likhan's description, the quick start guide shares a single service instance with both the PreviewWebServiceCapability and ContentSeviceCapability. This is acceptable for one box setups such ...
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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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SDL Web Topology Manager in IIS

It is (surprisingly) Topology Manager website which hosts odata service inside. The proper endpoint is http://host:port/ttm201501. There you can browse/add/remove Topology Manager entities using GET/...
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Temporary upload location is not valid

Okay, found it. You can specify override the /tmp folder by modifying the start.sh script: JVM_OPTIONS="-Xrs -Xms256m -Xmx512m -Djava.io.tmpdir=/opt/tridion/deployer-live/tmp" The first three ...
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Issue with Discovery Service in WEB 8

That error can be considered a "good error"; if you get that error in your browser, it implies the Discovery Service is up-and-running and OAuth is enabled (so you will get such error unless you ...
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Add-TtmCdTopologyType : Authorization has been denied for this request

Adding a CD Topology Type in Topology Manager doesn't result in any communication with CD or CM, so the Authorization error is coming from Topology Manager itself. Only users in the Windows Group "...
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SDL Web 8 - Unable to list users from Domain to search and add users on SDL Web 8 is not working

Have you researched / tried increasing the timeout? You're probably hitting a limit on the Active Server directory rather than in Tridion (increasing the Tridion timeout to something large would show ...
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100 percent java implementation in SDL Tridion

I'm afraid that it's not. Your Content Delivery side can be 100% Linux & Java based, and you could write your own, custom Content Management editorial interface in Java to talk to SDL Web via ...
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Required Content Delivery setup per target

Each target purpose Preview and Live is considered a separate Cd Environment. Each of the target would need its own set of services ie. deployer service, content service, discovery service and ...
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SDL Web8 Content Service standalone microservice won't start

If you don't see any other errors, I'm guessing it is a port conflict. The default port for the Content Service is 8081; perhaps something else on your machine is already running on that port. You ...
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Selecting multiple items (delete, promote etc)

This can happen if the TcmBatchProcessor isn't running. However, I had this issue yesterday. It was because I had the wrong domain/name for my MTSUSer in the CM Database after my migration. It seems ...
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Web 8 DXA 1.5 Java web site failing with "Unable to get response from OData service"

It turns out this is all to do with encoding. In each microservice bin/start.sh script replace the JVM_OPTIONS with this: JVM_OPTIONS="-Xrs -Xms256m -Xmx512m -Dorg.apache.tomcat.util.buf.UDecoder....
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CD Stack filling up Temp files

Recently spoke to SDL about this issue and they didn't really give me a good answer to solve this issue. I found that a scheduled restart of the deployer service clears out the .tmp files but keeps ...
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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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SDL web8 - Issue with adding a website

The most likely reason is that you have specified the wrong credentials when creating the CD environment. It needs to be a user in the "cm" role. Check the credentials by calling Get-...
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Invalid v2 service endpoint for content-service

Solved it, I re-ran: Java –jar discovery-registration.jar update located in the /config folder of my discovery service :)
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Relative URLs with SDL Web 8 Dynamic Linking

Yes, there is. In the cd_link_conf.xml of the (Session-enabled) Content Service there is a OverrideDiscoveryService attribute. If you set that to true, the Content Service will switch back to old-...
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How to render component presentation dynamically based keyword in DXA 1.5

The recommended way to achieve such dynamic, query-based page assembly in DXA is by creating a custom Controller. Unfortunately, DXA doesn't support custom Region Controllers yet, but you can create ...
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Is the Content Interaction Library the right way to go?

The Content Interaction Library (CIL) is the public API to the REST service providing a native JAVA or .NET interface for the developers, so yes - today the recommended way to program against our REST ...
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Alchemy Resource Error

SDL has changed the namespace of their resource strings so something like : <%$ Resources: Tridion.Web.UI.Strings, None %> Will not work in Web8. It's recommended to create your own resource ...
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