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CMS with Luminis 5?

Submitted by baumli on Thu, 09/01/2016 - 10:53

I'm still working on our migration from Lum4 to 5, and one sticking point has been with our CMS. We use cascade server to manage all of our web pages and documents. On Luminis 4 we used a directory that was already there to publish secure documents to, so that users would have to be logged in to see them. With Luminis 5, we lose this feature due to Liferay. There is no directory that we can publish to that will allow only logged in users to have access to them. Ellucian said this is due to the document library in Liferay that forces you to use their process.

CMS with Luminis V?

Submitted by baumli on Thu, 03/03/2016 - 14:49

We are currently on Luminis 4, and use Cascade CMS to manage the internal documents that we post to the portal. We created a Docs folder within /opt/luminis/webapps/luminis/jsp and this serves our purpose. Any document we publish to that folder is protected from public view, you have to be logged into the portal to open it. We want the same functionality with Luminis 5. Is anyone else using a CMS for their document management? Looking initially at the Documents and Media Display portlet, its not doing the same that we require from our CMS. Any thoughts?

Sending authenticated email through announcements/groups

Submitted by baumli on Wed, 07/27/2011 - 10:27

We're moving the students from local exchange email to outlook live. Previously since all our emails were on the same domain as luminis, we could send emails unathenticated. Now however, the students are getting a new domain for the email, so all of the emails being sent to them are being blocked. The only way around this is to authenticate against the mail server. Has anyone done this before? I've contacted Sungard support and they suggested to contact services since they done this before.

Importing terms and majors

Submitted by baumli on Thu, 02/17/2011 - 11:08

How do we initially import the terms and majors into the LDAP so we can then tie them to a users account? Looking through the documentation all I can find is how to modify the user attributes, but we have to load them first. Any ideas?

I know we covered this in admin training with the sample data import, however I don't have those files anymore.

IE8 problem with add channels div

Submitted by baumli on Wed, 08/25/2010 - 16:54

We're using Greg Skinner's "add a channel" code at the top of our page in the welcome bar. Since going to IE8 I've noticed that when I hover over the image to bring up the channel menu, if the list is longer than the scrollbar and I move the mouse, the page/content automatically jumps to the top of the div. This isn't a problem as long as the menu list is short, but once the user has to scroll down, choosing a channel is almost impossible.

php Web proxy channel - upload file form

Submitted by baumli on Thu, 07/22/2010 - 12:49

I'm working on a form that lets the user upload a file to the php server. I'm using a webproxy channel type. If I put the form into an iframe, the file upload works. Without the iframe the channel errors out. The working directory is correct. If I submit the form without the file field filled in it works. Does anyone have an example of this working, or is this a limitation of the web proxy channel?

Adding a flickr channel but making it secure?

Submitted by baumli on Tue, 04/20/2010 - 15:37

We're getting a nice collection of photos on flickr and was asked to make a channel with a picture slideshow or even just random images. The problem is that flickr doesn't use https, while the rest of our portal does. I worked really hard trying to get everything secure so that IE wouldn't pop up with the mixed content warning. Does anyone know how to pull in mixed content but still make the browser think its secure? I can pull in youtube videos, but I can't get the same code work for the flickr slideshow.

TCC losing reference to content

Submitted by baumli on Thu, 04/01/2010 - 17:21

We're on and are having a real problem with targeted content channels losing their reference to the content after an update. I would say that over 50% of the time we make an update to the content, when the system refreshes, the channel appears blank. All the sections and subsections are there, just no content. Go into /opt/luminis/shared/content and browse through the newest files, and there is the content. So the content is there, and is being updated, the channel is somehow losing the reference to pull it up.

Group Studio Messageboard Theme

Submitted by baumli on Wed, 02/17/2010 - 17:53

I've reworked the message boards a little, trying to keep from modifying the code too much.  Stripped some of the duplicated data out of them, and modified the style a little.  There are some properties files that had some of the field data, however modifying them didn't do anything.  So I had to hardcode in some of the text.  I've included all the files that you need to replace as well as screenshots.  I didn't get too wild with the style, I just wanted something that was cleaner and easier to use.

Protected directory for internal documents?

Submitted by baumli on Mon, 02/08/2010 - 09:33

Is there a directory available on the system where we can put documents (word, pdfs, etc.) and have them only available to a user that is logged into luminis?  If not, how can I set one up?  We need to figure out someplace to put them.  We've tried groups but users who aren't familiar with groups have a hard time accessing the documents.  Currently we have the documents on a public server and are linking to them from luminis, however some documents shouldn't be available to the public.  Any ideas on how to do this?  I know how to use CAS to protect html pa

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