• Content types, Object ids, permissions and you

    Have you ever wondered what a content type is? or how the number 1, 102, or 38 is important to you?   Throughout the application there are different types of content and Jive objects which are defined within our...
    Eric Jorgenson
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  • Jive6 - Windows 7 Setup : Walkthrough

    It had been quite a while since I had thought of running a local copy of Jive6 on my machine. Today happened to be The Day!   Prerequisites: If you have been running an older version of Jive, you have what you...
    last modified by mtuljapurkar
  • Showing custom profile field values in discussion replies

    This document is somewhat related to adding a custom signature below all of your posts: http://www.jivesoftware.com/jivespace/docs/DOC-5156 but it will allow you to easily specify custom profile field values to displa...
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  • Forcing Links to Open in a New Window

    This applies to: 2.5.x (as of 2.5.12) and 3.0.x (as of 3.0.3)   High-Level Summary: Remove the option of opening a link in the same window/tab for users that click on your link.   Where One Becomes Two ...
    last modified by vinh.jones
  • Steps for Moving Data to Lower Environments (Prod to Dev)

    This document will attempt to outline some steps and recommendations for moving your data into a lower environment.  Typically this would be moving production data to a lower testing or development environment.&#...
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  • Skype Your Profile: A Quick and Dirty Theme

    This applies to: 2.5.x (steps may slightly differ for other versions)   High-Level Summary: This is a quick theme change that will show a user's Skype status in their profile field. There are definitely better w...
    last modified by vinh.jones
  • Steps to remember when moving data from Production to Dev

    These instructions assume that your application name is sbs and you are using the bundled Postgres database.  Be sure to take the appropriate steps if this is not the case.   Important Note: this is not a f...
    last modified by corygagliardi
  • How To Replicate Your Jive 4.5 Production Environment to UAT

    Purpose The purpose of this document is to be a list of considerations for people trying to replicate their production environment into a UAT environment.  While hopefully comprehensive, I am hoping that others w...
    Ryan Rutan
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  • Creating human readable dates from SBS database timestamps in Excel

    Have you ever wanted to export data from your database to Excel, but the time is in epoch time and it looks something like "1232056941623" ?   Here's the step by step for creating a new column with readable date...
    last modified by Will
  • How to Embed a Flash Video

    If you want to embed a video from a common video hosting provider such as Vimeo, Google, or YouTube, you can simply use the Insert Video tool in the Rich Text Editor.  However, you will need to take a few extra s...
    last modified by corygagliardi
  • Question about Search!

    Hi all,   Recieved an interesting question from one of our users. Please see document I attached and let me know your thoughts! Any feedback is appreciated.   -Bana
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  • Unlocking your Admin Account (<4.0 only)

    This applies to: 3.0.x and below (steps may vary slightly for 3.5.x and greater). Due to significant changes in the permissions system in the 4.0 release, the step to fix the administrator role listed here will not wo...
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  • Implementing Signatures in Discussion Messages

    This applies to: 2.5.x (steps may slightly differ for 3.0.x and later)   High-Level Summary: There are remnants of code in Clearspace that will allow you to expose signatures through the theme layer. To get it t...
    last modified by vinh.jones
  • Jive Document Code Stripping Override

    If I utilize the html container and publish some Jive Doc stripping engine takes out code that prevent to build good layouts for content. In order to maintain the layout, some wrapper code need to be added. I started ...
    last modified by FrankSchneiderSAP
  • Force all traffic to HTTPS

    This document is intended for SBS instances running version 3.0 or higher.   Before following this document, you will need to enabled SSL (HTTPS).  For information on this, please see this document.   ...
    last modified by corygagliardi
  • Basics on querying a dmp file:  Postgres db load.

    Here's how I load a Jive 5 dmp file into a new db.  I've lost track of the sources regarding the flag settings, but it's reliable for me.  Naturally, your paths & names may vary.   Conditions: -...
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  • Removing Major Content or Features from Clearspace and SBS

    This applies to: 2.5.x to 4.5.x and some of 2.0.x, 1.10.x   High-Level Summary: It's possible to remove certain features or content from Clearspace using just system properties.   You can't have too much o...
    last modified by bernhard.hennlich
  • Offline Blogging: An Example with Windows Live Writer

    This applies to: 1.10.x, 2.0.6 or higher, 2.5.x (Note: As of this document, we are releasing 1.10.4, 2.0.8 and 2.5.2)   High-Level Summary: It's possible to use an external edit to create and publish blogs to yo...
    last modified by vinh.jones
  • How to avoid FTPing images in Jive 5

    Jive doesn't have an "upload image" feature outside of the context of Jive content objects or the formatted text widget. If you want a bunch of static images to be able to be used within overview pages, typically the ...
    last modified by cclabaugh
  • How to Enable Debug Logging

    These steps are for Jive 3.0, 4.0, and 4.5.0 through 4.5.5.  Only step 6 is needed for Jive Engage 4.5.6 and 5.0.   By default, log4j blocks debug level logging, even if you enable it in the Admin Console.&...
    last modified by corygagliardi