Category Archive: Alfresco

Jan 18

Alfresco – email configuration

To connect using Gmail Open: /opt/alfresco/tomcat/shared/classes/alfresco-global.properties add/modify this: ### E-mail site invitation setting ### notification.email.siteinvite=true #### Email settings ### mail.host=smtp.gmail.com mail.port=465 mail.username=xxxxxxxx@gmail.com mail.password=yyyyyyyyyyy mail.protocol=smtps mail.smtps.starttls.enable=true mail.smtps.auth=true # mail.testmessage.send=true mail.testmessage.to=zzzzzzz@example.com mail.testmessage.subject=Outbound SMTP mail.testmessage.text=The Alfresco Outbound SMTP email subsystem is working.

Jan 17

Alfresco – Install Community Edition 5.0.b/GoDaddy/Ubuntu 14.04

How to install Alfresco on GoDaddy server. Having struggled with installation using extended step-by-step instructions I was pleased to find I could use this Alfresco installer. It  will install everything you need to run Alfresco, eg Java, Solr, etc. I have added extra explanation for the steps where I, as a beginner, found difficulties. After …

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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 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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Oct 28

Maven – first steps

The first command in the tutorial: mvn archetype:generate \-DarchetypeCatalog=https://artifacts. alfresco. com/nexus/content/groups/public/archetype-catalog. xml \-Dfilter=org. alfresco. maven. archetype: result – BUILD FAILURE time for bed…   Update: I was copying commands from this tutorial: It turns out that the text of the tutorial contains spaces which I copied along with everything else, so naturally it didn’t work. …

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Oct 27

Preparing for Maven 2 – Install Java and Maven

So your virtual machine is running… Then the first thing to do is to install Oracle Java – check this page. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/java if there is a command not found response do this first: apt-get install software-properties-common python-software-properties Then: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/java sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install oracle-java8-installer then get Maven sudo apt-get install maven …

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Oct 27

What is Maven?

Well, I’m not going to answer that question here, you can google it like I had to, but I will be writing about how I managed working through some of the tutorials on these topics. The first tutorial is Getting Started with the Alfresco Maven SDK by Jeff Potts. So the first thing is to set up …

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Oct 27

Looking down the rabbit hole…

Recently I landed the task of developing a document management system for a company that also wants to work towards ISO9000 certification. They want to be able to manage their documents as well as record, monitor and improve the procedures they use to complete tasks. Documents are created within the company and also uploaded by various …

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