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Version History | Reverting between asset versions, creates a unwanted branched version

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17-05-2021

AEM creates additional version of a media assets when you revert between different versions of the asset. This is functionality as design, as the system:

  • expects that the image version that is currently active may have some work in progress changes and may require saving those before moving to another version
  • so it creates a branch version before moving to the selected version

 

In case this behavior is not desired, you have following options:

  • Option 1: update the “XML Writeback Process” step of “DAM Metadata Writeback” workflow to turn off version creation – refer [1].
    • Use this option if you don't need the version creation only, but do need other metadata writeback features
  • Option 2: Disable the launcher for workflow “DAM Metadata Writeback”, refer [2].
    • With this option the metadata writeback is turned off, use this option in case none of the features of writeback are required
    • to know more on why this workflow is required refer this link and to learn more about this workflow refer this documentation

 

 

[1]:

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[2]:

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unwanted versions on revert Version History