Monthly Archive: November 2014

Nov 19

Make Repository Link Visible

How to make the repository link visible in the header for non-Admin users: Googling may produce the advice to change share-config.xml or share-config-custom.xml However these did not work for me. In the same folder as share-config I found the file share-documentlibrary-config.xml and edited that instead.

Change false to true to show the header link, save, then …

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Nov 11

Spaces, Subspaces, Groups and Inheritance

I’m having great difficulty understanding how OA (and its implementation of OG) creates a structure. There seems to be a number of anomalies which I cannot resolve. Here is what I am trying to achieve: The site’s users will be students from a number of schools, so the first requirement is a top-level division into …

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Nov 10

My New Drupal 8 Virtual Box (and a clone!)

I made a new VirtualBox machine from a VB image downloaded from here. Change settings; to allow network access (ie so your host browser can access your server from outside your VM) > Settings> Network> Adapter 1> Attached to: = Bridged Adapter set display memory to 128 MB; set Network to Bridged Adapter; enable Shared …

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Nov 06

Preparing for Maven 1 – Configuring Ubuntu VirtualBox

    The VM I used is this one – the latest 14.10 desktop version, actually released today! It’s a vdi image so you need to follow these instructions. It seems to be a complete and stable version, even including Guest Additions. Normally you would do a software update in Ubuntu but this VM is so fresh …

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Nov 06

Maven – 2

Well, I got Maven to do its thing (this tutorial) though I am not sure what that is yet! I am using it on my VB Ubuntu machine so at least there can be no probs with my existing Alfresco installation. What I have found is that Maven creates amps ie Alfresco Module Packages. Apparently, …

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Nov 04

Workflow and folder actions

How to initiate a workflow on a folder. By default workflows can be initiated on files but not on folders, which seems to be a big flaw! Anyway, I am looking at how to set this up. Hopefully I’ll get it to work.   https://forums.alfresco.com/forum/developer-discussions/workflow/start-workflow-folder-10292014-1852#comments I found the file in this location:/opt/alfresco/tomcat/webapps/share/WEB-INF/classes/alfresco/share-documentlibrary-config.xml and also found …

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