Monthly Archives: May 2011

CWWIM4538E occurs on login after configuring for federated repository

This issue is usually arrive when duplicate user names were found between default file based repository and newly configured federated repository such as wpsadmin. In SystemOut logs following exception is shown while logging to either WAS or WP console: [5/26/11 … Continue reading

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Configure WebSphere Portal 6.x with Tivoli Directory Server 6.x as Federated Repository

1. Update C:IBMWebSpherewp_profileConfigEngineconfighelperswp_add_federated_ids.properties with following values: federated.ldap.id=fed1 federated.ldap.host=tdshost.ibm.com federated.ldap.port=390 federated.ldap.bindDN=cn=root federated.ldap.bindPassword=password federated.ldap.ldapServerType=IDS6 federated.ldap.baseDN=dc=ibm,dc=com 2. Run the following command to update parent property file and validate the connection to LDAP: ConfigEngine validate-federated-ldap -DparentProperties=C:IBMWebSpherewp_profileConfigEngineconfighelperswp_add_federated_ad.properties -DSaveParentProperties=true -DWasPassword=wpsadmin -DPortalAdminPwd=wpsadmin 3. Run the following task … Continue reading

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Export and Import theme policies for WP6.x

1. Create an xml file exportThemePolicy.xml and paste either of the following contents in it: The file specified is the location to where the exported information is written. The following example exports all theme policies. <?xml version=”1.0″ encoding=”UTF-8″?> <request xsi:noNamespaceSchemaLocation=”PortalConfig_1.4.xsd”  … Continue reading

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Move a Virtual Portal from staging to production using XMLAccess

1. Create an empty virtual portal by running ConfigEngine task: http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/wpdoc/v6r1/index.jsp?topic=/com.ibm.wp.ent.doc_v615/admin/advpref.html 2. Export the virutal portal config by running the following XMLAccess command: <portal_install_root>binXmlAccess -user wpsadmin -password wpsadmin -url http://localhost:10040/wps/config/vp -in <portal_install_root>docxml-samplesExport.xml  -out C:ExportOut.xml 3. Perform the following steps before … Continue reading

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Running member fixer task

1. Run the following command to create a report of user ids which need to be fixed: ConfigEngine.bat run-wcm-admin-task-member-fixer -DPortalAdminId=wpsadmin -DPortalAdminPwd=wpsadmin -Dlibrary=myLib -Drealm=myRealm -DnoRealmDn=true 2. Update the property file using sample provided in the file C:IBMWebSpherewp_profilePortalServerwcmsharedappconfigwcmservicesMemberFixerModule.properties 3. Run the following … Continue reading

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Change WAS/WP admin user ids

Plz run the following to change WAS admin user id: 1. ConfigEngine.bat wp-change-was-admin-user -DWasPassword=password -DnewAdminId=uid=wpsadmin,dc=example,dc=com -DnewAdminPw=password -Dskip.ldap.validation=true 2. Restart both server1 and WebSphere_Portal. 3. ConfigEngine.bat wp-change-portal-admin-user -DWasPassword=password -DnewAdminId=uid=wpsadmin,dc=example,dc=com -DnewAdminPw=password -DnewAdminGroupId=cn=wpsadmins,dc=exampels,dc=com -Dskip.ldap.validation=true 4. Restart again both server1 and WebSphere_Portal

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Database transfer fails with ‘duplicate key row’ error

Plz verify is “SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CS_AS” is selected for jcrdb and other portal databases. For details plz refer following IBM technotes: https://www-304.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21314885

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