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Publishing to preview environment.

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Hey guys,

 

Author: localhost:4502

publish1: localhost:4503 

publish2: localhost:4504

 

i have an requirement i.e. from author user will be provided an option to publish a page from author to either publish1 or publish2 ar a time, please let me know if we can provide an option i.e. 'publish to publish1' and 'publish to publish2' so that there will not be any relation between publish1 and publish 2 during publishing.

 

please let me know if any more information required.

 

 

 

 

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@mahithab9670023,

The best way to achieve this is by creating two workflows.

  • Workflow One will publish to publish1
  • Workflow Two will publish to publish2

You will need to set two replication agents with the main identifier, agentID. Within the back-end, you can target which replication agent to use, using the com.day.cq.replication.AgentIdFilter.

I found a tutorial online that will steer you to the correct path - https://www.albinsblog.com/2018/02/approach-to-implement-content-preview-in-adobe-experience-manager...

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Correct answer by
Community Advisor

@mahithab9670023,

The best way to achieve this is by creating two workflows.

  • Workflow One will publish to publish1
  • Workflow Two will publish to publish2

You will need to set two replication agents with the main identifier, agentID. Within the back-end, you can target which replication agent to use, using the com.day.cq.replication.AgentIdFilter.

I found a tutorial online that will steer you to the correct path - https://www.albinsblog.com/2018/02/approach-to-implement-content-preview-in-adobe-experience-manager...

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One alternative is to change the trigger on publish2 (assuming that is the preview server)  to be "On Modification". Then when any page or asset is changed - it is automatically replicated to the preview publisher with no additional effort by the author.

 

But if you use this feature - You probably also want to check "No Version" as well as "No Status Update" as well.  Otherwise - you may be deceived into believing items were activated to your production publisher while they actually were not.