Posted in Tips and Tricks

Viewing CQ server logs for a system hosted on Cloud Manager

To understand how you can view logs for a CQ Cloud Manager authoring server, look no further than this useful forum topic.
For more top issues and FAQ related to Adobe CQ Cloud Manager, see this documentation article.

CQ5 – Command Line Admin

It’s so rare that I post here, it’s almost criminal. While researching how to best automate cloud-based installations of CQ5, I ran across these sweet command line tools to change passwords and setup replication agents. I figured they&#8217…

Cloud Manager: How are Pause and Stop operations different?

When you pause a cloud, the cloud provider doesn’t charge for CPU cycles anymore. However, you are still charged for the allocated storage (for example, Amazon EBS volumes). Paused clouds are displayed in the Clouds dashboard with a yellow status. However, when you stop a cloud, no memory, EBS storage, or instances remain allocated to it [...]

Logging Activates, Deactivates and Deletes

To keep a log of who has activated or deactivated a page, add this to your logging :- Log Level: DebugLogger: com.day.cq.replication.impl.queue.ReplicationJob You will then get entries like this in your log file :- 01.05.2012 13:58:07.460 *DEBUG* [123….

CQ Developer Tricks

While working with Adobe CQ5 every now and then you discover some new tricks or options, here the list that I use daily:

Remove #cf/
Don’t want to see/wait for the content-finder while refereshing pages, just remove #cf/ in your url.

?debug=la…

Creating a Column Control in Adobe CQ

Column Controls in Adobe CQ allow authors to easily create and configure column-based layouts.  This guide shows advanced users and developers how to create and configure a column control.

Step 1: Add a Parsys to a Component JSP
Include a Paragraph System into the page’s component JSP.  You can use any node name for the path, the resource type is ‘foundation/components/parsys’
<cq:includepath=”par”resourceType=”foundation/components/parsys “/>
Step 2: Configure the Paragraph System
To add a Column Control to the Paragraph System, you will first need to update the design.  Select design mode on the sidekick.

Selecting Design Mode
Design mode allows you to configure the Paragraph System for all pages with the same template.  Once the page has reloaded, select Edit next to ‘Design of {NODE}’

Selecting Column Control Component
Look down through the list of available …

Disk space growing on the CQ author server?

If the disk space on the CQ5 author server is growing at 1-2GBs per day, then check on the filesystem, to see where the growth is at.

If you find that the “journal” directory is GigaBytes then check out this article : http://dev.day.com/content/kb/hom…

Escaping xpath queries

node name in xpath query cannot start with numbers:
https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/JCR-579

So, use org.apache.jackrabbit.util.ISO9075 as shown in:
http://wiki.apache.org/jackrabbit/EncodingAndEscaping

Example xpath servlet (/apps/sandbox/xpath…

Reverse Replication woes

So, in my previous post I said how wonderful FP37434 is (the replication stabilisation FP). Unfortunately, it did not solve our problem and we now have a large volume of content to reverse replicate (~50k nodes in /var/replication/outbox across all ou…


Copyright © 2012 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All rights reserved.
Terms of Use | Privacy Policy and Cookies (Updated)