Geetika Chhabra

Geetika, Adobe Certified AEM Developer, is a technology enthusiast, a quick learner and a great team player. Her inquisitiveness has led her to try out different technology areas. In her idle time, you can find her reading novels, playing table tennis and listening to music.


Talend : Passing values from Parent Job to Child Job

In the previous post, I discussed automating content migration process using Talend. As the power of Talend lies with creating meaningful jobs, it solves a particular business problem. More often than not, one job has to talk to another job. Use case: While working on a migration project, I had a use case where I wanted to pass a...



Content Migration using Talend

Redevelopment of a website is often triggered because of three major factors: The current website is built on the technology stack which is now obsolete Redesigning/Revamping the existing website, either to address the weaknesses in the current system or to add significant features Switching to a new technology platform, such as a...



Changing the Port of a Running AEM Instance

AEM derives the port number from the quickstart jar file. As the documentation says that by renaming the jar file, we can configure AEM to run on a different port. But this requires an instance shutdown. What if we want to change the port number of a running AEM instance? What if it is an e-Commerce site and shutting down the server...



Debugging in AEM

While working on one of a complex requirements in our Adobe CQ5 / AEM project , we felt the need to continuously observe the flow. Though, logs are of good help but we wanted to analyze the complete flow . In this scenario, debugging feature in IDE becomes very handy. Software Stack being used :  CQ Server : AEM 5.6.1 IDE :...



Creating Custom Node Type in JCR

In one of our project, we had to create custom node types. In this blogpost, we'll talk about the various ways of creating the Custom Node Type and deploying it across multiple instances. We'll be using AEM 5.6.1 as our CQ server. A. Creating and Registering the Custom Nodetype  There are broadly following three ways of creating...



Enabling SSO with CQ5 – Part III

In previous part , we discussed protecting CQ5 author instance when CQ5 acts as a service provider (SP). In this blog post, we'll cover how to protect any published resource/website. We'll be using Shibboleth SP for the same. Necessary Steps:  Installing LDAP Server. Installing Shibboleth IdP. Installing Apache tomcat on...



Enabling SSO with CQ5 – Part II

In first part of our tri-part blog series ,  we discussed about the installation and configuration of Shibboleth IdP. We'll be focusing on the following two use cases : Use-Case I : Protecting CQ5 author instance when CQ5 acts as a service provider (SP). Use-Case II: Protecting any published resource/website. This...



Enabling SSO with CQ5 – Part I

Single sign-on (SSO) is a mechanism where by a single action of user authentication and authorization can permit a user to access all computers and systems for which he has access permission, without the need to enter multiple passwords. While implementing SSO as part of one of our projects , we thought of protecting CQ5 author and...