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Apache Web Server

Apache web server SSL certificates

Crib notes for adding SSL certificates to an Apache web server on different Linux operating systems.

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Apache Solr

Apache Solr – Configuration Examples and Resources

A small collection of tips, file snippets and resources that may be useful when configuring an Apache Solr search engine.

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Apache Solr

Apache Solr – Search Suggestions

Apache Solr has many ways to assist web application users search for terms and phrases. Some ways work best with terms, others work best with phrases. They are generally used to correct spelling, suggest alternative words, suggest a list of search phrases and suggest search queries. The basic approach is to define multiple request handlers in solrconfig.xml and then choose which ones to return from in the UI.

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Elasticsearch

Install Elasticsearch, Kibana, Apache, PHP and ODBC on CentOS 7

Enterprise Data Architects wanted to demonstrate a concept for dynamically displaying ERStudio models that could be viewed by everyone in the enterprise. Their proof of concept included Elasticsearch and Kibana connecting to Microsoft SQL server resources through ODBC and displaying content with an Apache web server and PHP. These are the setup notes for their platform build on a CentOS 7 server.

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Fusion Search JavaScript

Fusion Server – Query Pipelines

A collection of examples demonstrating how to use a variety of Lucidworks Fusion Query Pipeline stages.

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Fusion Search

Fusion Server – Storing and Analyzing Signals

Lucidworks Fusion signals data can reveal a lot about how people use a web application. Strategies for storing and analyzing signals data are therefore key to platform maintenance. Here are a few methods and insights along those lines.

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Fusion Search Scripts

Fusion Server – Backup

In a Fusion high-availability cluster on a Linux platform, ensure the live files on each server are copied to static local system files on each server and then backup these static files to an archival storage system like a Virtual Tape Device.

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PostgreSQL Tableau

Tableau Server – Permissions

As of Tableau Server v2018.2.3, most asset permissions are found in next_gen_permissions. But there are exceptions. This collection of PostgreSQL queries contributed to the development of a web application that displayed what users had at least view permissions to Tableau data assets.

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Fusion Search JavaScript

Fusion Server – Index Pipelines

A collection of examples demonstrating how to use a variety of Lucidworks Fusion Index Pipeline stages.

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Cron Linux

Cron

A collection of notes on scheduling on Linux with cron. On Linux servers, cron can be used to schedule jobs that run commands and shell scripts at fixed times, dates or intervals. It’s great for repetitive tasks like backups, downloads and deleting log files.

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PostgreSQL Tableau

Tableau Server – SQL Queries

A collection of PostgreSQL queries related to Tableau Server data assets.

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WordPress

Embed WordPress blog in site with version control and automated deploy

Here’s one way to embed a WordPress blog into an existing website already managed by a version control system and a continuous deployment service workflow to a cloud server.

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JavaScript SharePoint

Tile layout webpart for SharePoint documents

Anesthesia subject matter experts needed a good way to show SharePoint 2010 documents in a web part that re-sized with the page, looked good, could show different document groups with different colors and could easily grow or shrink with zero maintenance.

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Fusion Search

Fusion Server – V2.1 Start Up as Non-root User in CentOS 6.6

Starting up Lucidworks Fusion 2.x automatically on a single CentOS 6.6 server is tricky, because the Fusion 2.1 Users Guide assumes you are using Ubuntu Linux and Upstart scripts. On CentOS or Red Hat Linux, you’ll have to roll your own.

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Semaphore

Semaphore 4.x ontology model not flushing properly when published

Smartlogic Search Application Framework (SAF) search dialog box suggestions context did not change after the underlying Smartlogic Semaphore 4.x ontology names changed from “Locations” to “Organizations.”

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Fusion Search

Fusion Server – V2.1 SQL datasource connector returns only one document

When working with Lucidworks Fusion 2.1 search, one of the first steps is to index content from a data source. You’ll find it can index just about anything, but when indexing a MS SQL table it might fail silently and not return all documents.

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SharePoint Tableau

Display Tableau dashboard in SharePoint web part

When the business needs to view Tableau dashboards or visualizations in SharePoint 2010, the most complete solution is to install the Tableau Server Service Application into the SharePoint farm. But what if it is not installed or supported on the farm?

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JavaScript SharePoint

Remove HTML formatting from SharePoint Rich Text Editor content with JavaScript

People like to avoid SharePoint 2010’s Rich Text and Enhanced Rich Text editors until they find out they can paste in their Word document.

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SharePoint

Using “Append Text to Query” in Search Core Results

SharePoint Search indexes and returns as much as it can, and it depends on you to filter out what you don’t want.

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SharePoint

Open SharePoint List/Library Link in New Window

Why can’t a SharePoint list/library web part open links in a new window by default?

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SharePoint

Calculated Columns for Cascading Drop-Downs in SharePoint Lists and Libraries

SharePoint list or library users need a simple way to enter data in one column that depends on what was entered in another, but out-of-the-box SharePoint 2007 or 2010 does not support direct cascading functionality.

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C# SharePoint

Generate a hierarchical XML file from SharePoint list

So, you need to get data from a SharePoint 2010 list and generate a hierarchical XML file that can be used as a data source for a Flash movie on a site. Your enterprise SharePoint Admins want their platform to stay as out of the box as possible, and they have good reasons to minimize server-side customizations and the use of SharePoint Designer.

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SharePoint SSRS

Reporting Services web parts on SharePoint page

Adding Report Builder web parts to SharePoint 2010 made the page colorful and intelligent, but the UI lacked a bit.

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InfoPath SharePoint

Automatically closing a SharePoint 2010 Edit form opened from a Reporting Services web part

SharePoint 2010 Edit and Display forms can be modified with InfoPath. This opportunity comes with a few new bugs, but the UI and functionality can be compelling.

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InfoPath SharePoint

Using HTTP-EQUIV to refresh a page

Using an HTTP-EQUIV meta tag is a simple way to automate this thank-you and form refresh process. The InfoPath form’s meta tag just needs to contain an &Source reference back to the original page.

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SharePoint SSRS

Access Denied for Visitors on a SharePoint Page with Reporting Services Webpart

If you are working in SharePoint 2010 and discover that users in the Visitors group or All Authenticated Users are unable to open pages that contain a Report Services web part with an Access Denied error.

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C# SharePoint

Get the BDC Identity value from a SharePoint 2010 External List to SQL Server

Say you have a Reporting Services web part, and you want to change an indicator on the report from red to green with a single click. To do this, without relying on SharePoint Server Admins, build a Visual Studio 2010 C# Express Console Application following the Client Object Model.