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Questions tagged [configuration-management]

Managing configurations across environments is part of the configuration management.

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Where is the `Drush` command specific documentation?

To be more specific than the title, I want to know what drush cim exactly does, like: where is the drush cim command specific documentation? Does cim command remove the files after they are imported, ...
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Module enable / disable is slow using drush cim

I have 2 drupal sites which takes a high time to enable or disable modules, while other sites are faster. It is true these slow sites are more complex: it has a lot more of modules. Is there any ...
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Drush fails when doing cim --partial

So i'm having some issues with importing configs on my DEV DB. The command I am running is drush cim -y --partial. The error message is as follows: [error] TypeError: Argument 2 passed to Drupal\...
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Use a custom Table/Storage for a Custom Field

I want to create a DR8 content field, which has no field tables, and passes the save and load mechanisms to a custom table. Is there a way to do this? I've been able to prevent saving with: class ...
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Shared Field Name Between Entity Types?

I have always separated my field names by entity. e.g. field_paragraph_h2 or field_content_h2, but when you look at config, fields are designated by their entity type as well. field.field....
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Create config object with array containing key-value pairs

We have a custom module, mymodule, that we want to use to create a config object for so that it can contain an array of key-value pairs. We need to be able to click button Add More on the form that ...
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Is there any “block_user” module?

After moving my sites to the new server, and some updates in the mean time. I have found one of the sites displaying the "The following module is missing from the file system: block_user bootstrap....
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Configuration translate Form Access Denied

This questions has repeat several times, but I face similar issues. Here are configuration yml information webform_protected_downloads.configsettings.yml token_text: 'test' langcode: en ...
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how do I import a specific configuration file? [duplicate]

Is it possible to import a specific configuration file, in Drupal 8, instead of importing the full configuration? If it is possible, how can I achieve it?
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How do you add a field to a node type form?

I would like to add a boolean field to all node type forms and save it's value in config. I found this tutorial, but the code formatting is really bad. http://www.jaypan.com/tutorial/drupal-8-...
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What If I Need Conditional/Overriding (synchronized) .yml Config Install With a Custom Module?

With D8, the appropriate method for adding fields during install with a custom module is with the config system and .yml files in a config/install directory. I have a module for user theming I like ...
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How to resolve error Unable to install the responsive_tables_filter module since it does not exist

I am getting an error when importing the configuration from our development branch. When running. drush cim staging. The error is. The import failed due to the following reasons: Unable to install ...
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Config entity schema to save checkboxes element

I have created a Config Entity, one of the values it stores is the results from a set of checkboxes. This is the element in the form $form['choices'] = [ '#type' => 'checkboxes', '#title' =>...
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Vague error message on config import: Config x depends on x that will not exist after import

I don't understand what is missing. It's just a simple blogpost content type that I created before I reset the db and tried to re-import it. All the modules requires are enabled and I did try to clear ...
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drush cim creates and immediately deletes field

Importing the following yml fails. With UUID it wants to be deleted. After removing the UUID it fails with field type doesn't exist. Any ideas? Is there some kind of order that might make the import ...
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What is the deal with config collections?

When manipulating configuration yaml files in config/sync, I note that if you put files in subdirectories, and run drush config:import, the files in those subdirectories are denoted as belonging to a '...
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How do I recreate the system.site configuration element?

For some reason system.site, system.performance and system.date config values have been deleted from our site. I have the original configuration files, but when attempting to import those using ...
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Get out of maintenance mode using database query (without using drush or admin area)

I understand there are very many stackoverflow questions on this very topic. How can get my site out of maintenance mode? for example. However I've never seen one that explains how to turn off ...
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Image styles not generated during config import

Situation: Drupal 8.6.9 running DrupalVM with Ubuntu 16.04, Apache 2.4.18, Php 7.1.26 with default settings except for the location of the drupal site. I am trying to do a migration of a Drupal 7 ...
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Link field is removing query parameters

We have an Article that a link field, field_link. When we create a new page of type Article, we set the link field to have a URL of www.example.com/somepath?someid=123345 and label of View. When the ...
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Custom module - views config dependencies

I have created a module which having two submodules. submodule-1 submodule-2 Within submodule-1 I am defining multiple Views fields and filters based on a custom entity type. Within submodule-2 I ...
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Should configuration synchronization be used only between cloned sites?

Can it be used to get configuration from one site to another site which is not a clone. eg: SiteX is installed using composer create-project drupal-composer/drupal-project:8.x-dev SiteX and ...
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How to check for differences in config

Is there any way to check for differences with config in Drush? I checked the list of drush 8 config commands and I couldn't find anything. The reason I need this is that I have a site that runs ...
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How do I export and import content types (including fields) between environments?

I've been trying to find a smart way of exporting content type and all its fields from one installation of Drupal to another. The core "Configuration synchronization" export only export the content ...
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Copy installed modules and configuration to new installation

I have a Drupal 8 application with mysql as database. I installed bunch of third part modules such as domain, search_api, pdf etc... Most I installed using composer and a very few using "Install ...
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Grant permission to current user at runtime in specific environment

Many Drupal contrib modules have inverse "feature flag" implementations vis-a-vis a killswitch variable added to settings.local.php to disable a feature: // Killswitch setting. $settings['...
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Is it possible to set a role specific value for “allow_insecure_uploads?”

I want to override the value for "allow_insecure_uploads" which is in system.file config, but only for specific roles. Am I going to need to do this in a module / does one already exist?
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Is there a single Drush and or Drupal console command to export and import all configurations?

Normally I goto Config Sync then export all > save config tar.gz > import. Can this be achieved with one command?
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Proper Schema file for integer and select

We have a custom module, mymodule that has an admin form where it stores field of type: number and select. I need to create a mymodule/config/schema/mymodule.schema.yml file, but don't know what to ...
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Change site name programmatically

We have a requirement that when we save a node that nodes title should be the site name. We used to do it in Drupal 7. But I was not able to find the proper method for it in Drupal 8. This is what we ...
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How to set a multi line value from drush vset

I was trying to add a value to the drupal antibot antibot_form_ids variable. drush vget antibot_form_ids returns a string separated by /r/n Adding just a value to this string isn't just enough. If ...
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Programmatically set the front page per site?

I have a site that is using a 'fake' multi-site instance (I think, someone else implemented it). We created 3 directories in sites: sites/site1 sites/site2 sites/site3 and in each settings.php ...
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How to sync configuration between multiple developers' environments

D8 Configuration management is really awesome and easy to use when there's only one developer working on a project. We are running into challenges in keeping configuration synced between environments ...
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Translation of label in yml configuration file

After having read https://www.drupal.org/docs/8/api/translation-api/overview and in particular Translation for shipped configuration and configuration schemas I tried to use this ability to have ...
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Is it possible to update module provided configuration schema in an hook_update_N()?

So I have a custom module with a module.schema file, defining a configuration schema for that module, not talking about database/field schema. module.settings: type: config_object label: 'Settings ...
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Difference between field and field storage in configuration type?

I am exporting a content type and field associated with the synchronize option available in Drupal 8. I exported and imported the YAML code for content type successfully. When I was about to do the ...
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Load the value of an entity field type in another form

I have created a custom field and I wish to load the value dynamically in another form in relation to the specific node entity the value belongs to. I understand that to get the value I have to use/...
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Prevent block config from being exported?

In Drupal 8, how can I prevent block instance config from being exported? I want it to just be ignored.
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Exporting and Importing configuration setting only

I have a development and a production site. Both are working in an offline environment, Drush and Composer are not installed. The plan is to make all changes always on the development and during each ...
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Config changes only propagated via manual form submit

My question is related to the Search API Drupal 8 module. I am modifying my configuration via config file updates. After I am installing my custom module, I can see my config reflected in the search ...
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Development without pulling production DB to your local machine

When you push configuration to production, any configuration that has changed in production that has not been exported into code will either be reset to the values in code or be wiped out entirely if ...
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what does “vcs” mean when i export a configuration

I would like to know what vcs stands for . when i do a drush config:export, i have to choose "vcs" but I'm not sure what that means? I am on an acquia server , does that have something to do with ...
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Disabling module with config sync and removing with composer

I have an issue disabling modules, I've searched but cannot find something useful: - Developer A disable module and via composer remove it - I pull his changes so i run composer install that remove ...
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Can't import configs on server due to some entities

So when i try to manually import configs (/admin/config/development/configuration) i get these messages: Entities exist of type Media and Media type Image. These entities need to be deleted before ...
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Module dependent on field configuration in another module

I have two modules that rely on the same field; A simple boolean field that represents a state for taxonomy terms. My problem is my configuration management for this. My ideal situation would be to ...
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Config import conflict, how to remove lock

I am trying to import config on my staging site, and I repeatedly get the following message: Another request may be synchronizing configuration already. I know that there are no other processes ...
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How can I iterate through all the key and value of configuration object

I have an admin setting form (Configuration form) called 'example.settings'. I can load the configuration using below code. $config = \Drupal::config('example.settings'); Is there a way to iterate ...
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Settings contains a dot which is not supported, but module gets enabled properly

I'm developing a search engine module for Drupal 8. On a clean new Drupal website, I can install it from the admin GUI, but when I enable it I have the classical white screen (The website ...
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How to remove field from form and configuration?

We have a custom module, mymodule that has a form, mymoduleForm with two fields: enabled content types and urls. We no longer need the enabled content types field on the form and want to remove it ...
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Add permission to existing role in custom module using configuration

Permissions may be added to existing roles programatically as described in this answer. However, I would like to put that into configuration. I can create a role calling king by putting user.role....