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2017-11-03 07:24:27 GMT <alfbot> Loftux: Sent 8 hours and 20 minutes ago: <douglascrp> I am not even following that anymore... but it would be easy to test, as I provided the exact document that was causing the issues I reported

2017-11-03 07:31:22 GMT <yreg> Morning everyone!

2017-11-03 07:31:46 GMT <yreg> AFaust, just caught up with your replies !

2017-11-03 07:32:08 GMT <yreg> You have really strong point there!

2017-11-03 07:32:17 GMT <yreg> Again, thanks for sharing that

2017-11-03 07:35:31 GMT <rusin> hi all

2017-11-03 07:35:47 GMT <yreg> hi rusin

2017-11-03 07:36:07 GMT <rusin> how can i get reassigned user name in custom workflow

2017-11-03 07:36:45 GMT <yreg> Could you share a bit more context to your usecase ?

2017-11-03 07:39:02 GMT <rusin> I want to get the user name of the person to whom I transfer the task by using the reassign button which is default button displayed above the workflow form.

2017-11-03 07:41:33 GMT <rusin> hey yreg, you have any idea about this.

2017-11-03 07:47:35 GMT <alfbot> jforoni: Sent 15 hours and 2 minutes ago: <AxelFaust> Yes, something like this is generally possible, but a bit differently then what you described. I did it for a customer with ~25 million documents in the past to pre-build the index in a test environment. Step 1 and 2 are the same, but in between step 3 and 4 I would manually delete the any transactions after the migration from the new index, because when you do the migration anew from a more up-to-date backup, the transaction IDs

2017-11-03 07:48:09 GMT <yreg> rusin, where do you want to get that

2017-11-03 07:48:26 GMT <rusin> workflow script

2017-11-03 07:48:42 GMT <rusin> i need to use that user name

2017-11-03 07:48:59 GMT <yreg> if you need it in your workflow logic, you could set an assign listener to fetch the task owner username and assign it to a workflow variable

2017-11-03 07:50:23 GMT <rusin> but i want reassigned user

2017-11-03 07:57:06 GMT <yreg> rusin, the task listener for assign event should run whenever you re-assign the task as well

2017-11-03 08:01:04 GMT <rusin> is there any useful links for getting reassigned users from script

2017-11-03 08:42:06 GMT * DarkStar1 bids you all a good morning

2017-11-03 08:56:20 GMT <rusin> I want to get the user name of the person to whom I transfer the task by using the reassign button which is default button displayed above the workflow form.

2017-11-03 09:14:14 GMT <david_____> is there a way to transfer all contents from one Alfresco to another, clean install? users, documents, permissions... ?

2017-11-03 09:27:59 GMT <yreg> david_____, look on github for Alfresco bulk export, and alfresco bulk import (two separate projects)

2017-11-03 09:29:51 GMT <yreg> david_____, if you are looking for supported, enterprise class, software and proven in high volume usecases with a lot of flexibility, I can introduce you to our sales

2017-11-03 09:30:44 GMT <yreg> http://xenit.eu/alfred-inflow-content-migration-alfresco/

2017-11-03 09:30:46 GMT <alfbot> Title: Content migration Alfresco - Inflow high speed content migration (at xenit.eu)

2017-11-03 09:32:18 GMT <Loftux1> david_____: Do you mean the repository as is? The you just set up the new instance and point to existing database and file content store. Simplified a bit, there are thing to verify, but almost as simple

2017-11-03 09:48:59 GMT <david_____> yreg: no, it's a preproduction Alfresco with one site, and liske 8 users... I just wanted to move all of that to the production server so they can keep working over there... I'll have a look at those projects, thanks!

2017-11-03 09:53:54 GMT <yreg> david_____, if that's about it, there is high chances this would work for you : https://github.com/wabson/share-import-export

2017-11-03 09:53:55 GMT <alfbot> Title: GitHub - wabson/share-import-export: A collection of Python scripts which can be used to import and export sites and users from Alfresco Share. (at github.com)

2017-11-03 10:01:25 GMT <david_____> yreg: ah, okay, thanks a bunch!

2017-11-03 10:56:10 GMT <angelborroy> Someone asked me to add the ability to modify Version Comment

2017-11-03 10:56:29 GMT <angelborroy> It looks like they want to add a new version and modify the comments later

2017-11-03 10:56:45 GMT <yreg> angelborroy, you should be able to do that

2017-11-03 10:56:47 GMT <angelborroy> Is this an often requirement?

2017-11-03 10:56:54 GMT <angelborroy> yreg, of course

2017-11-03 10:56:55 GMT <yreg> there is no restriction on that AFAIK

2017-11-03 10:57:05 GMT <angelborroy> just trying to decide is is for open source or not

2017-11-03 10:57:25 GMT <angelborroy> someone have received this requeriment before?

2017-11-03 10:57:28 GMT <douglascrp> good morning

2017-11-03 10:57:33 GMT <angelborroy> morning douglascrp

2017-11-03 10:58:14 GMT <angelborroy> AFaust do you think it is interesting to add the ability to modify Version Comments?

2017-11-03 10:58:24 GMT <yreg> angelborroy, a client of mine asked for it once before they realized that they didn't actually needed

2017-11-03 10:58:40 GMT <angelborroy> it’s also what I think about

2017-11-03 10:58:45 GMT <angelborroy> I see no point on that feature

2017-11-03 10:59:16 GMT <yreg> IMHO it does not make much sense outside very specific business context

2017-11-03 10:59:41 GMT <AFaust> angelborroy: Did not have that requirement before. I see it mostly as a "got to correct my typo" feature

2017-11-03 10:59:59 GMT <angelborroy> No, this is the first time in 6 years

2017-11-03 11:00:14 GMT <angelborroy> But is a smart client, so probably I’m missing something

2017-11-03 11:00:19 GMT <angelborroy> ok, just to be share

2017-11-03 11:00:22 GMT <angelborroy> thanks, guys

2017-11-03 11:00:29 GMT <angelborroy> share > sure

2017-11-03 11:00:57 GMT <AFaust> angelborroy, yreg: About ability to change - technically of course it can be changed if you go directly to the low level node service, but I believe the high level node service had some protections against modifying the version store nodes...

2017-11-03 11:01:13 GMT <angelborroy> yes, it has

2017-11-03 11:01:21 GMT <yreg> in the one case I had, the client though they should highlight what is missing (some critic) on a document version comment

2017-11-03 11:01:52 GMT <yreg> I recommended the use of comments instead of the version comment

2017-11-03 11:09:47 GMT <digcat> ~later tell fcorti: hey francesco, an idea possibly for devcon, from the guys/ladys at unconference, Everyone on the day will be given a piece of paper which they can (optionally) write a topic they're interested in. Sessions will then be constructed from the topics people are interested in, and the person/people who suggest those topics will moderate the discussion and keep them on track. Sessions can include deep

2017-11-03 11:09:47 GMT <alfbot> digcat: The operation succeeded.

2017-11-03 11:09:47 GMT <digcat> technical topics, architectural ones, remote working, burnout, Java 9, modules, libraries, career advice, mentoring, literally anything your want!

2017-11-03 11:09:47 GMT <digcat> perhaps in BOF sessions?

2017-11-03 11:14:05 GMT <fcorti> hi digicat, nice idea

2017-11-03 11:14:05 GMT <alfbot> fcorti: Sent 4 minutes ago: <digcat> hey francesco, an idea possibly for devcon, from the guys/ladys at unconference, Everyone on the day will be given a piece of paper which they can (optionally) write a topic they're interested in. Sessions will then be constructed from the topics people are interested in, and the person/people who suggest those topics will moderate the discussion and keep them on track. Sessions can include deep

2017-11-03 11:14:17 GMT <fcorti> the BOF seems to be the right home for this

2017-11-03 11:14:47 GMT <fcorti> let me copy the idea and pate it into the DevCon notes ;-)

2017-11-03 11:16:19 GMT <digcat> cool

2017-11-03 11:17:11 GMT <fcorti> I'm always afraid about the "shy" people that usually does not share the ideas, even if they have ideas.

2017-11-03 11:17:17 GMT <fcorti> but we can easily face this

2017-11-03 11:17:33 GMT <fcorti> being sure some guys (like you for example)

2017-11-03 11:17:39 GMT <fcorti> will be part of it

2017-11-03 11:17:45 GMT <fcorti> nice idea!

2017-11-03 11:17:52 GMT <fcorti> Thank you for sharing

2017-11-03 11:25:33 GMT <digcat> no problem

2017-11-03 11:29:08 GMT <digcat> hey fcorti do you know if any sales/pricing people will make it to devcon?

2017-11-03 11:29:50 GMT <fcorti> do you mean, Alfrescans?

2017-11-03 11:29:52 GMT <digcat> as it was brought up at beecon, to Thomas i think

2017-11-03 11:30:29 GMT <digcat> particularly for areas in the world alfresco no longer seems to be concerned with

2017-11-03 11:32:16 GMT <fcorti> Sales/Marketing talks wont' be part of the devcon (and there are not submissions on sales/marketing content)

2017-11-03 11:33:11 GMT <digcat> well not so much marketing, but sales, presumably more partners may attend with devcon

2017-11-03 11:33:29 GMT <digcat> but to answer the 'how much will this cost questions'

2017-11-03 11:33:29 GMT <fcorti> Sales people are not officially invited but maybe someone could come up

2017-11-03 11:33:44 GMT <fcorti> ok, so, the question is around this possibile question

2017-11-03 11:34:07 GMT <digcat> yeah and alfresco might make some sales? you never know

2017-11-03 11:35:55 GMT <AFaust> digcat: "you never know", but from experience, very unlikely...

2017-11-03 11:36:43 GMT <digcat> well even harder when people ask the 'how much is it question' and cant get an answer

2017-11-03 11:37:20 GMT <jforoni> thanks a lot @AFaust, i will try!

2017-11-03 11:37:42 GMT <fcorti> I'll ask internally if someone will come, but what we can say since now is that: it is not planned organically

2017-11-03 11:37:55 GMT <fcorti> We have had the full respect of the DEVCon :-)

2017-11-03 11:46:32 GMT <hiten> Hi Guys

2017-11-03 11:46:44 GMT <hiten> I am trying to customise search page footer

2017-11-03 11:46:49 GMT <hiten> using this link

2017-11-03 11:46:49 GMT <hiten> http://pavelmakhov.com/2016/02/customize-alfresco-footer

2017-11-03 11:46:50 GMT <alfbot> Title: Pavel Makhov (at pavelmakhov.com)

2017-11-03 11:46:56 GMT <hiten> but it doesn't seems to be working

2017-11-03 11:50:11 GMT <AFaust> hiten: That post only addresses the legacy YUI footer component. It does not apply to an Aikau page like the faceted search. You need to use a JSON page model customisation here...

2017-11-03 11:51:11 GMT <hiten> sorry wrong link

2017-11-03 11:51:18 GMT <hiten> http://pavelmakhov.com/2016/02/customize-alfresco-footer-aikau

2017-11-03 11:51:19 GMT <alfbot> Title: Pavel Makhov (at pavelmakhov.com)

2017-11-03 11:51:24 GMT <hiten> this is the one I am talking about

2017-11-03 11:55:21 GMT <hiten> there is no error but the template doesn't render

2017-11-03 11:57:12 GMT <AFaust> Then there is an error that gets caught somewhere. You might want to enable the Aikau logging via the Debug menu to get more output in the browser console

2017-11-03 11:59:04 GMT <hiten> ok

2017-11-03 12:16:46 GMT <hiten> @AFaust - I am facing same issue for header also. I am trying to make Admin Menu as a dropdown which is successful for the YUI pages in share but not for search and search manager page

2017-11-03 12:17:23 GMT <hiten> https://docs.alfresco.com/5.2/tasks/dev-extensions-share-tutorials-custom-header-admin-menu.html

2017-11-03 12:17:24 GMT <alfbot> Title: Customizing the admin tools menu (Aikau) | Alfresco Documentation (at docs.alfresco.com)

2017-11-03 12:21:56 GMT <AFaust> Question is, how are you targeting your customisation? Do you have a customisation for every page web script or do you use the alwaysApply approach to use only a single customise share-header web script?

2017-11-03 12:31:23 GMT <hiten> Sorry but I am not able to understand what you are trying to ask but if I talk about the share-header customisation which is working for YUI pages and not for the search and search manager pages

2017-11-03 12:31:52 GMT <hiten> I have followed what all is written in the https://docs.alfresco.com/5.2/tasks/dev-extensions-share-tutorials-custom-header-admin-menu.html

2017-11-03 12:31:54 GMT <alfbot> Title: Customizing the admin tools menu (Aikau) | Alfresco Documentation (at docs.alfresco.com)

2017-11-03 12:40:20 GMT <AFaust> Take a look here (I am talking about the alwaysApply part): http://blog.itdhq.com/post/133012860365/customizing-the-share-header-menu-in-alfresco-5x

2017-11-03 12:40:21 GMT <alfbot> Title: ITD Systems company blog — Customizing the Share Header Menu in Alfresco 5.x (at blog.itdhq.com)

2017-11-03 12:45:33 GMT <hiten> I was reading about this but wasn't clear why it is used. I will give it a try for my share header customisation

2017-11-03 12:47:14 GMT <hiten> So, can the problem related to search and search manager page footer customisation related to this

2017-11-03 12:48:32 GMT <hiten> should I include <webscript>faceted-search</webscript> in applyAlways

2017-11-03 13:12:37 GMT <AFaust> hiten: Do what the post says. And yes, a similar approach is needed to handle the Aikau footer.

2017-11-03 14:01:15 GMT <digcat> ~later tell bhagyas, hey have you seen this snap tool on ubuntu ?

2017-11-03 14:01:15 GMT <alfbot> digcat: The operation succeeded.

2017-11-03 14:59:37 GMT <Ayushi> Hey there

2017-11-03 15:01:00 GMT <yreg> hi Ayushi

2017-11-03 15:01:11 GMT <Ayushi> I am followinghttps://github.com/miguel-rodriguez/Docker-ELK-Alfresco-Monitoring and am trying the monitor the alfresco logs but no logs appears on the kibana

2017-11-03 15:01:12 GMT <alfbot> Title: GitHub - miguel-rodriguez/Docker-ELK-Alfresco-Monitoring (at github.com)

2017-11-03 15:02:00 GMT <yreg> did you refer to the docx file from that repo ?

2017-11-03 15:02:24 GMT <Ayushi> Ryt now I want to know if the elk stack inside the docker container are connected to each other and is working properly

2017-11-03 15:02:40 GMT <Ayushi> Yes I have referred to the docx file

2017-11-03 15:04:22 GMT <Ayushi> So,I want to know how to provide the input text to logstash-agent so that the text is processed by the elastic search and appears on the kibana

2017-11-03 15:05:24 GMT <Ayushi> I mean ,in which file I should write the input text message so that it is processed by the elastic search and appears on the kibana

2017-11-03 15:05:38 GMT <yreg> Ayushi, did you try inspecting logs ?

2017-11-03 15:05:54 GMT <yreg> "docker logs -f alfresco-elk" for instance ?

2017-11-03 15:06:49 GMT <Ayushi> No,I haven't tried it yet

2017-11-03 15:07:16 GMT <Ayushi> So,where should I write this command

2017-11-03 15:07:32 GMT <yreg> terminal

2017-11-03 15:07:48 GMT <Ayushi> I mean inside the container terminal or in the docker terminal

2017-11-03 15:08:52 GMT <yreg> I do not think what you said makes sense

2017-11-03 15:09:11 GMT <yreg> btw this repo sounds really interesting, a bit quick and dirty though

2017-11-03 15:10:25 GMT <Ayushi> Yes It is interesting

2017-11-03 15:15:37 GMT <Ayushi> I have done the changes in postgresql.conf and pg_hba.conf file inside the alf_data/postgres in the installation and cloned the project to /opt directory and placed the logstash-agent folder also to /opt folder

2017-11-03 15:17:45 GMT <Ayushi> Though the kibana is running on port 5601 and the status of kibana is also showing green and kibana web interface is showing that it is connected to elastic search but no alfresco logs appears on the kibana

2017-11-03 15:19:28 GMT <Ayushi> So @yreg,can u give my any guidance in dis directions

2017-11-03 15:24:39 GMT <Ayushi> Or atleast tell me how to provide the sample input to logstash which appears on the kibana so as to check the elk connection

2017-11-03 15:43:06 GMT <yreg> ~later tell Ayushi I am not familiar with that setup, I suppose you should go over steps 8-10 from that word document again !

2017-11-03 15:43:06 GMT <alfbot> yreg: The operation succeeded.

2017-11-03 15:43:33 GMT <IanW2> Ayushi: This might help - http://tech.wrighting.org/2017/02/kibana-alfresco/ - I seem to remember having to tweak the example logstash file as it was discarding a lot/everything

2017-11-03 15:43:34 GMT <alfbot> Title: Simple Kibana monitoring (for Alfresco) – Thoughts about technical things (at tech.wrighting.org)

2017-11-03 16:19:33 GMT <yreg> ~later tell Ayushi IanW2 said: This might help - http://tech.wrighting.org/2017/02/kibana-alfresco/ - I seem to remember having to tweak the example logstash file as it was discarding a lot/everything

2017-11-03 16:19:34 GMT <alfbot> yreg: The operation succeeded.

2017-11-03 16:20:17 GMT <MorganP> Some years ago, I was working with Miguel to setup the monitoring with ELK/Alfresco

2017-11-03 16:20:28 GMT <MorganP> The main issue I always had was linked to the timezone

2017-11-03 16:20:40 GMT <MorganP> because it was hardcoded in the monitoring

2017-11-03 16:21:02 GMT <MorganP> I never tried the docker setup since he created it

2017-11-03 16:22:11 GMT <MorganP> but it might be the same kind of issue too

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