Author Archives: Marcus Svartmark

Tidying the alfresco workflow database

During an upgrade from Alfresco 4.2.5.1 to 4.2.6 for a client of ours we identified a problematic patch script which does some refactoring of data in the Activiti tables in the database. The customer system has been running for many … Continue reading

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Search is no longer context aware in Alfresco 5

During testing an upgrade from Alfresco 4 to Alfresco 5 we noticed that searches are no longer context aware in Alfresco 5. Before Alfresco 5, if you made a search from within a site, then the default action was that … Continue reading

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How to debug solr exceptions/warnings for Alfresco (Part 3)

Some good to know stuff having followed debugging which I thought I’d share. First of all, to find out the node ref of a node id do the following SQL: Next just use the node browser or Alfresco Share to … Continue reading

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How to debug solr exceptions/warnings for Alfresco (Part 2)

In this post I dig a bit deeper in how you can debug solr exceptions/warnings. In part 1 of this blog series we looked briefly at the problem where we got a timeout and how we can fix this in … Continue reading

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How to debug solr exceptions/warnings for Alfresco (Part 1)

There are two kinds of solr error / warnings that I’ve seen a few times but never really investigated further. Now when in the process of migrating a big Alfresco installation from Lucene to Solr we had alot of errors … Continue reading

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Specialize type upon content creation within behaviour can result in invalid version history

A customer today reported a problem where version history was not what you would expect between the 1.0 and the 1.1 versions in Alfresco Share. A bit of background history to start with: As soon as content is dropped into … Continue reading

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