Resetting the AEM Administrator Password

Occasionally, some of us need to reset the AEM Admin password of a local copy of a CRX quickstart image, either because we did not keep careful notes of old versions of the admin password or never had it. This occurred recently when we received a production publish backup from a client to check our …


What are Experience Fragments?

Experience Fragments were announced and released with Adobe Experience Manager 6.3. It’s another part of Adobe’s marketing phrase “Fluid Experiences”, an idea about making the process of content creation to front end users (customers) much easier and faster for marketing authors. Honestly, it’s just marketing. However, Experience Fragments are new, and there is a lot …


AEM 6.3 Cumulative Fix Pack 2 Released

One of our favorite improvements in the 6.x line is less about AEM itself and more about how Adobe releases fixes. During the lifecycle of AEM 6.2, Adobe began to release “Cumulative Fix Packs,” which are aggregated content packages containing multiple bug fixes and even occasionally Feature Packs. On August 8th, Cumulative Fix Pack 6.3.0.2 …


Online Compaction for AEM 6.3

I recently was reading a thread on the AEM Tech slack board about online garbage compaction (also known as online revision cleanup) from user “edgar.nielsen” where he was asking about online compaction with AEM 6.3. In essence, he said that online compaction works now but he was not seeing much in the way of measurable …