Author Archives: Jayan Kandathil

Enabling XA Transactions in Oracle 11g for ADEP Interactive Statements

The Adobe Customer Experience solution “Customer Communications – Interactive Statements” (formerly Interactive Statements Solution Accelerator) requires an XA-type JDBC data source. If the RDBMS being used is Oracle 11g, the user that connects to Oracle on behalf of the J2EE … Continue reading

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Things to Know Before Installing ADEP Experience and Document Services

I’ve recorded two webinars (Adobe Connect sessions) for people who are about to install ADEP Experience and Document Services. The first one discusses some high-level topics like supported platforms, development tools etc. while the second provides screen-by-screen details of a … Continue reading

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Enabling XA Transactions in SQL Server 2008 for ADEP Interactive Statements

For Oracle, see this. The Adobe Customer Experience solution “Customer Communications – Interactive Statements” (formerly Interactive Statements Solution Accelerator) requires an XA-type JDBC data source. XA is a specification for distributed transaction processing that involves multiple resources such as a … Continue reading

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New in ADEP Document Services – CSRF Filter

There is a new feature in ADEP Document Services (formerly LiveCycle) that is designed to prevent Cross Site Request Forgery (CSRF). Adobe’s Marcel Boucher has a blog entry about it here (based on his personal experience). If you have installed … Continue reading

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Adobe Retires the “LiveCycle” Brand, Its Services Become Part of Broader Capability

On June 20, 2011, Adobe announced its new “Digital Enterprise Platform” software or ADEP. The platform is designed to address a new problem domain that Adobe and others have identified as “Customer Experience Management” or CEM. See here for Forrester … Continue reading

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LiveCycle PDF Generator – Configuring WebSphere AppServer Instance to Run As Windows Service

If you get exceptions such as follows in WebSphere SystemOut.log when you try LiveCycle PDF Generator document conversions, you might need to run the WebSphere appserver instance as a Windows service running as the ‘SYSTEM’ account: ERROR: API = CreateProcessAsUser … Continue reading

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LiveCycle Output ES2 and PDF ISO Standards

Adobe LiveCycle Output ES2 lets you generate PDF documents conforming to the PDF/A (archive) ISO (International Organization for Standardization) document archival standard. Other ISO PDF standards such as PDF/X (graphic arts), PDF/E (engineering) and PDF/UA (accessibility) are not supported by … Continue reading

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Flash Player on Windows Servers

If you plan to run LiveCycle Workbench on Windows Server 2003 or 2008, you will need to install the Flash Player ActiveX runtime on the server. The browser-based automatic install will not work in most cases. You can get stand-alone … Continue reading

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How the UK’s Daily Mail Newspaper Uses Adobe CRX

Adobe has published an interesting ‘Customer Success Story’ about how Associated Northcliff Digital, the company that handles the digital assets of the publisher of the UK’s Daily Mail newspaper uses Adobe CRX. You can get it here. They wanted to … Continue reading

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Configuring LiveCycle JDBC Data Sources in WebLogic for DB Failover

For IBM WebSphere, see here. LiveCycle ES2′s Configuration Manager (LCM) provides you two options for configuring JDBC data sources in WebLogic: 1) Package it inside the EAR files (more secure) 2) Create it in the WebLogic Admin Console Choice #2 … Continue reading

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