Posts in Category "Contribute"

Emerging issues with Contribute

TechNote: One new issue reported

Contribute unable to manage more than 20 SFTP connections

TechNote: Macromedia Contribute administrators attempting to add 20 or more SFTP connections to Contribute Publishing Server will not be able to make a connection via Contribute properly. Contribute will not produce an error message with this issue. It will simply stop working properly.

Emerging issues with Contribute

TechNote (updated): Updated with one new issue.

Upgrading to Contribute 3.11

TechNote: Upgrading to Macromedia Contribute 3.11 from Contribute 3.0 or 3.1 prompts you to enter the serial number.

MSI error when uninstalling or reinstalling Macromedia Studio 8 products

TechNote: When trying to uninstall or install Macromedia Studio 8 products, you may receive the following error message: “Error 1719. The Windows Installer Service could not be accessed. This can occur if you are running Windows in safe mode, or if the Windows Installer is not correctly installed. Contact your support personnel for assistance.”

Unable to install Studio products on Windows 2000

TechNote: In some Windows 2000 environments, attempting to install any Macromedia Studio product (Dreamweaver 8, Fireworks 8, Flash 8 or Contribute 3.11) generates the following warning: The package requires a newer version of the Windows Installer. Do you want to update the version of the Windows Installer in your system?

Uninstalling Studio 8 applications on Macintosh OS X

TechNote: There are no uninstallers available for Macromedia Studio 8 products on Macintosh OS X, except for Fireworks 8 and Flash 8.

Installing Studio 8 Products: Can not select another drive when primary drive is full

TechNote: When installing any of the Macromedia Studio 8 products (Flash 8, Fireworks 8, Dreamweaver 8, Contribute 3.11), if the primary drive is too full to accommodate the installation, the installer presents you with a list of alternate drives. However, after selecting one of these drives, the primary drive reasserts (all other choices do not ‘stick’), preventing you from installing to a different drive

Serv-U FTP: Contribute can’t complete a publish

TechNote: While using Macromedia Contribute to publish to a server with Serv-U FTP controlling the FTP accounts, an empty dialog box appears, then a JavaScript error. After clicking “Ok”, Contribute will generate a page that appears to be half published. Attempting to do anything else in Contribute will result in a crash.

Contribute modifies links that go through a proxy server

Contribute modifies hyperlinks that go through a proxy server (for example: http://proxy.com/url?=http://intranet.com) when a user enters it in the Web Adress (URL) field. After the page is published, the link changes to http://proxy.com/url?=http%3Aintranet.com.