As mentioned in a previous post, many clients are struggling with software audits from Documentum and are revisiting how they are using Documentum within their company. Understanding what happens in the software audit The following are the types of questions that Documentum is trying to answer during a software audit: Is there any anonymous access […]
D6.5 JMS Not Starting Properly – Client Authentication Failure
We noticed an issue with one of our Content Servers after our move to the new office a few weeks ago. The JMS wasn’t starting up properly and we were seeing this error in the log file: Error [DM_SESSION_E_CLIENT_AUTHENTICATION_FAILURE]error: “Could not authenticate the client installation for reason: Client hostname in authentication string doesn’t match value in registry”; […]
Documentum Client for Outlook, Notes Connector, iPhone and other thoughts on Content Management and Email
One of TSG’s manufacturing clients is currently evaluating Alfresco for control and management of project related documentation. (Proposals, CAD, Specs….). In working with the client on proof of concept efforts this week, we came across a typical requirement for storing email and attachments easily within Alfresco. In the Documentum world, many of our clients typically […]
Extends vs. Modifies in D6.5 WDK
As more and more of our clients are upgrading to Documentum 6/6.5, we’ve encountered many significant changes between development methods in 5.3 WDK and 6.5 WDK. The good news is they are changes for the better, allowing for more efficient and streamlined development of Webtop customizations. One of the big changes is the ability to modify a […]
FAST Administration and Search Tools
While helping a client troubleshoot some FAST full text indexing issues with their Documentum 5.3sp6 environment recently, I came across some tools that proved to be helpful during the troubleshooting process.
Working with Adobe Flex and iframes
As part of the upcoming Active Wizard 4.0 release, and as a result of a client’s requirement, we recently added a new input type: WYSIWYG. The WYSIWYG input type allows users to style and format text just like in a word processing application.
Thin Client Annotation tool uses Google Web Toolkit
TSG has started developing using the Google Web Toolkit. We are currently developing our Annotation Thin-Client using the GWT and Flex.
Documentum Upgrade – Understanding Impact of WDK Development
It has been TSG’s experience that the biggest effort in most Documentum upgrades is the compatibility of customizations made to Documentum interfaces (Webtop mostly). While many of our clients choose to develop custom interfaces that migrate easily leveraging HPI or OpenContent, this blog post will only address Webtop customizations. As detailed in our Planning Guide […]
Documentum Annotations – TSG View of the different solutions
With the upgrade to D6.5, many of our clients are reconsidering their annotation choices. This blog post will address some of the annotation product choices based on our experience, as well as our internal development efforts on our Free Viewer Tool that is based on a thin client with Adobe Flex and support for viewing […]