Tag: eRoom

Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 breaks eRoom [Resolved]

EMC Documentum eRoom (‘eRoom’) is a web-based collaborative workspace for distributed teams. However, it doesn’t seem to get the support needed for the seemingly endless stream of new internet explorers. Problems where introduced with Micorsoft Internet Explorer 8 and continue to plague eRoom with Microsoft Internet Explorer 9. Mozilla Firefox has changed their upgrade path from minimal version increases, as…

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AutoIT Scripts to stop and start EMC Documentum eRoom services

Having tested eRoom under different conditions and scenarios, I have found it to be a laborious task to manually stop and start services throughout any procedure as there are at most nine services. So, I created a couple of scripts using AutoIT to stop and start all services that eRoom uses. Using these scripts have saved me quite a bit…

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EMC Documentum eRoom 7.4.0a a must upgrade

A couple of weeks ago, I upgraded eRoom from 7.3.4 to 7.4.0 (7.40.500.183), which was released on March 11, 2008. On March 28, 2008, EMC Documentum eRoom 7.4.0a (7.40.500.184) was released. Unlike previous versions of this product, 7.4.0 is no longer available. For example, version 7.3.3 and version 7.3.3a both exist and are still downloadable. This raises the question, what…

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Documentum eRoom error during install … schema files are corrupted … and resolution

During a recent install of Documentum eRoom on a test box, I received the following unexpected error. Unfortunately, eRoom was unable to create the site, because the schema files are corrupted. Please reinstall the eRoom Server before proceeding. The resolution, may or may not be simpler than the one described by the error box. Do not reinstall eRoom Server. Reinstall…

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EMC Documentum eRoom upgrade from 7.3.4 to 7.4.0

Yesterday, March 11, 2008, EMC Dcomumentum eRoom 7.4.0 was released. I upgraded EMC Documentum eRoom 7.3.4 to 7.4.0 (7.40.500.183). Each upgrade took about 15 minutes each. There were no problems with the upgrade. This environment is using the MSSQL Advanced edition. Files needed: MSSQLAdvancedSetup_7.40.exe IndexServerSetup_7.40.exe This answered a few questions I had in mind. Q: How to upgrade eRoom 7.3.4…

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EMC Documentum eRoom “incorrect type” error and fix

When attempting to import eRooms into a new installation of the following error message may appear: Unfortunately, eRoom was unable to process this dialog, because this operation could not be performed. The object or data that eRoom was manipulating was of an incorrect type for the operation being performed on it. The resolution as directed by the EMC technical support…

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EMC Documentum eRoom error code 0x80040fff fix

After installing EMC Documentum eRoom and when attempting to create an eRoom site. The following error message may occur: Unfortunately, eRoom was unable to create the site, because of an unanticipated error (0x80040fff) Couldn’t find the resolution anywhere, there were many articles that touched on the subject but not as thorough as I needed. It turned out to be something…

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