[OOTB-hive] Farewell/Sharing what we've done

Douglas C. R. Paes douglascrp at gmail.com
Tue Jun 30 15:15:12 BST 2015

What a great idea Ole.

How about inviting Michael McCarthy to talk about the work he did?
He is constantly online on irc

Em ter, 30 de jun de 2015 às 11:03, Ole Hejlskov <ole at phpfreak.dk> escreveu:

> Hi Ian
> We’re sad to see you go, but I’m really excited about the potential
> contributions that can come of this. It would make a great topic for Tech
> Talk Live?
> Ian, would you be willing to spend a hour on Tech Talk Live for this? My
> thinking is that you could spend 20-25 minutes presenting the tools and add
> ons you’ve listed below and invite interested people from OOTB to discuss
> on how we can collaborate on it?
> What do you guys think?
> /Ole
> On 27 Jun 2015, at 02:11, Ian Crew <icrew at berkeley.edu> wrote:
> Hi all:
> Well, today’s the day: I just turned off our Alfresco server here at UC
> Berkeley (at 5PM PDT).
> That means that I’m ready to share the work we’ve done with the Order of
> the Bee, if you're interested.  As we’ve always been Enterprise Edition
> customers, we’re not sure how to go about complying with Alfresco’s “thou
> shalt not post EE code” mandate, and were hoping that some of what we’ve
> done might be of sufficient interest that a member of the Order of the Bee
> might be willing to tackle that problem.  I’m afraid I won’t have all that
> much bandwidth to help—my boss already has me assigned to a bunch of other
> stuff—but I’m still very happy to answer/explain what I can.
> Some stuff that comes to mind that might be useful includes:
>    - Doing an LDAP lookup on the invite-to-site screen (so you can invite
>    people that haven’t logged in for the first time yet, based on an LDAP
>    lookup)
>    - SAML2 logins while maintaining the ability to connect via WebDAV
>    - Packaging and sending files to another repository (in this case the
>    California Digital Library’s Merritt Repository, but should be a good
>    example generally)
>    - A tool to create a zip file of an entire site (except data lists,
>    but including metadata) that can be downloaded for offline use.
>    - Some usage analysis scripts (what sites are being used by whom for
>    what?)
>    - Some scripts to make it easy to install and maintain multiple
>    Alfresco nodes, for example:
>       - RHub SVN/cron/pw/fix_alfresco_settings.pl: In SVN, we had
>       placeholders in all of our settings files for passwords and other
>       node-specific information.  As part of our installation script, this script
>       was called to replace those placeholders with the real values, based on a
>       data file stored on each node.
>       - RHub SVN/Hub_Customization_AMPs/
>       install_4.1.9.4-shib.sh: A Bash script that installs Alfresco from
>       scratch, based on the war file installer from Alfresco and all of our
>       customizations.  This includes configuring Apache, Tomcat, and Shibboleth
>       correctly. It is reasonably specific to our environment, but it can serve
>       as a good guide for how a script like this can be built.  It was a really
>       useful tool that allowed me to keep 6 Alfresco nodes configured identically.
> All of the custom Java code (and a fair number of the javascripts in Data
> Dictionary/Scripts) was created for us by Michael McCarthy (
> mmccarthy at tribloom.com) and his colleagues at Tribloom.  If any of this
> is shared, I’d appreciate it if they could get a bunch of credit for this:
> they’ve done an *incredible* job for us over the years.
> To have a look at any of this:
>    1. Request access to the “UC Berkeley Alfresco config” folder:
>    https://berkeley.box.com/signup/collablink/d_3915060615/38b4fa88e0b4c
>    <https://berkeley.box.com/signup/collablink/d_3913978203/361b9b9a2ebc3>
>    2. Visit the folder:
>    https://berkeley.box.com/s/3ru2w5zmlcqmadnzafu6bg7ugcqpu8jm
> Thank you all for all of the assistance and friendship over the past 5
> years or so.  This is a wonderful community, and I’m sorry to be wandering
> off into the sunset.
> Cheers,
> Ian
> (‘iancrew” on IRC, http://wanderingalfresco.wordpress.com)
> ___
> Ian Crew
> IST-Architecture, Platforms and Integration (API)
> Earl Warren Hall, Second Floor
> University of California, Berkeley
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