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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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Confused JVM? Kill it!

We have a customer where we’ve started to get memory problems in Alfresco recently. Those kind of problems can be very hard to pinpoint but for this particular client we’re almost sure what’s causing the memory problems. Unfortunately for us, … Continue reading

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Posting custom events to the activity feed

A not so uncommon requirement from our customers is the need for custom activity messages to be posted when a user interacts with the system in some way. A recent example is to post a notification to the feed whenever … Continue reading

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Integration testing emails

Recently I received a task where I had to modify a function I’ve wrote a long time ago that send out emails to users based on some criteria. The problem is that when I wrote that function I: 1. Didn’t … 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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Alfresco Mobile for iOS & reverse proxy

For all of you that has a reverse proxy in front of Alfresco and has experienced problems with the new Alfresco Mobile 2.0 for iOS, there is a solution for this. The CMIS endpoint has changed in the new app … Continue reading

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Implementing Multiple Project Customisations in one Alfresco instance

Introduction Working on an Alfresco project for a client I experienced a number conflicts when deploying the project on an existing Alfresco server where other customisation projects were already deployed. The conflicts occurred primarily on the share instance when common … Continue reading

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