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Enabling HTTPS in JBoss EAP 5, Using Self-Signed Certificate

Surprisingly by default JBoss EAP (at least version 5) comes with HTTPS disabled. Here is how to enable it:

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Using Jive Managed Snippets Plugin

Managed Snippets Plugin for Jive is awesome. It allows administrators to define sort of “macros” that can be reused on a Jive portal. The best part is that it allows to workaround the regular limitation for using javascript and HTML tags. Yes, that’s right, you can use Javascript, IFRAMEs and…

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How to call Oracle Policy Automation via SOAP/WSDL

As you probably read in my other post, OPA is a great alternative to the Oracle Business Rules (OBR) as all the business logic could be exposed via web services. Unfortunately Oracle didn’t leave us much documentation about how to do that. So if you’re wondering how do you call…

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Configuring Oracle Policy Automation Determinations Server runtime pluggability as an alternative to Oracle Business Rules

It looks like not many people know about this, but Oracle actually has two business rule engines. One is called OBR (Oracle Business Rules) and it is bundled with SOA suite. The other one has less meaningful name OPA (Oracle Policy Automation) and at the first glace serves totally different…

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GIT: ! [remote rejected] master -> master (n/a (unpacker error))

I’m working on multiple machines under multiple accounts on the same project and using git to sync between the codebases. The program by its nature has to run under root account, so no wonder at some point permissions got screwed up and I’ve got stuck with this error: ! [remote…

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Uploading OPA rulesets to Determinations Server

Oracle Policy Automation is a great tool for maintaining all your business logic in a word file instead of the app source code. In one of my projects I needed a business-analyst-friendly interface for changing business logic in a business process. Regular Oracle Business Rules work fine for up to…

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Default passwords for Oracle weblogic keystores

weblogic comes with default demo keystore called DemoTrust.jks with the password “DemoTrustKeyStorePassPhrase”. The standard Java keystore’s password is “changeit”. The passwords are used to check the keystore integrity when you modify it.

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Fixing Oracle SOA suite email drive pop3 problem: “PKIX path building failed: sun.security.provider.certpath.SunCertPathBuilderException: unable to find valid certification path to requested target”

I just spent quite some time fixing pop3 for UMS email driver in Oracle SOA suite. The problem was with the Human Task actionable emails. I was receiving the emails just fine, but when I was hitting reply no action was being taken on the sever side. Quick glance at…

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A few thoughts about gun control

Yesterday a horrible tragedy happened in Connecticut. A mentally sick person* stormed into a school and killed 26 people including 20 children. 24 hours later Internet is full of rage and petitions to ban guns, tighten gun control etc. I’m not a pro- or against- gun. I’m pro-logic, pro-thinking and…

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Moving Oracle BAM reports between environments

Recently I was in need to move Oracle BAM configuration from one environment to another. Here are a few helpful commands: On the source machine > locate icommand # where icommand lives depends on your installation. Make sure find-utils are installed and updatedb had been ran. This will export your…

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Surprised why X11 forwarding no longer works with MacOS. Here is the solution.

I actually ran into this problem after upgrading to Mountain Lion )(I think Lion has the same issue) and trying to run xterm on remote machine using ssh tunneling. No matter what I did the command always failed with Warning: This program is an suid-root program or is being run…

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