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Questions tagged [configuration-management]

Managing configurations across environments is part of the configuration management.

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How can I export Image Crop configuration with an Image Style for custom module?

I have a custom module I'm re-using on other projects and I want to include an image style with an image crop configuration. Under the configuration menu, I export a single crop item: langcode: en ...
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How can I read config schema from a config entity?

I need to read the schema definition from a config entity, which is located in config/schema. For example the schema from a node type defined in node.schema.yml: node.type.*: type: config_entity ...
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Benefit of config entities over regular config entries?

In Drupal 8 it is possible to store configuration in "config entities". However, the same can also be achieved with non-entity config entries. E.g. one example for a config entity schema, from core....
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Config split settings file generated into split directory

Drupal 8.7 I have a multisite split. The config_split.config_split.<sitename>.yml files are supposed to go into the config/default directory. For some reason when updating a split on one of my ...
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Get Translated Config

I've followed a few tutorials on how to set up a custom settings form and create translations. All this seems to work, but after adding a translation, I am unable to get the config settings for that ...
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Overriding system.site.uuid with an environment variable

I have a need to have separate sites behave as if they are clones of each other; that is, they each need to have the same site UUID. Due to the environment I am operating in, I am unable to change ...
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How to Restrict some special character in password field

I'm very new in Drupal, I would like to restrict some special characters from user password field Is there any way to edit configuration of core modules i'm trying to create preg_match modules . i ...
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The drush command 'variable-get' could not be executed

Command variable-get requires Drupal core version 6 or 7 to run. The drush command 'variable-get' could not be executed. drush st Drupal version : 8.7.3 Site URI ...
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Config import failed “Duplicate entry”

I really want to like the configuration management system in Drupal. Over time, I've learned to tamp down my expectations in how it can be used to develop against a production config. On production, I'...
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How can I update existing config from a custom module's config/install yamls?

I added some config yml files to my module's config/install directory so that it is installed directly when installing my module, it works well only if there isn't a config file with the same name ...
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Modify token used in path URL alias generation

We would like to have the URL pattern for Article content type to use article/[node:field_short_description]. In the scenario where field_short_description is not populated, we would like for the URL ...
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All instances of block are not getting removed

This question is a continuation of this Block in Drupal 8, The second problem I am facing is that suppose I select block made for comment section and place it under Sidebar second section and ...
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How do I create a configuration sync folder?

I've inherited a Drupal 8 site but it has no config_HASH folder with it which means that the majority of admin paths throw an exception. How do I generate a new configuration folder based on the ...
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Unable to save content language configuration

My Drupal 8 website is multilingual and has many entity type bundles for nodes, taxonomy terms, paragraphs, media et cetera. This leads to a content language settings form (admin/config/regional/...
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How do I tell drush not to overwrite some configuration settings?

I tell drush this: drush @live cim --skip-modules=system,swiftmailer and drush replies with this: Collection Config Operation swiftmailer....
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Use hook to get the domain configuration from language

We have enabled English, Spanish, and French on our site. On Regional and language >> Languages detection we selected URL for Content language detection >> Detection Method. For Part of the URL that ...
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Configuration changes that will not import?

I have some configuration that will not import. If I run drush config-import --preview I see the changes to be imported; I hit 'y' to import. When I run the same command, the changes are still there? ...
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How to handle config changes on core update?

I have an 8.6.15 site managed by composer and drush. The db and config exports are in sync. Roling our new features using drush cim on production works fine. I now update core to 8.7 by running ...
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How do I remove a configuration object from the active configuration?

I'm writing a custom module for Drupal 8. It defines a field storage configuration object, in a file called modules/mymod/config/install/field.storage.bloom_stem.bs_twitter_ac.yml. The problem is ...
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Data storage for custom config-entity sequence type

Using Drupal 8 I've got a custom content type application and a ConfigEntityType application_type for bundles of it. I need each bundle to store a list of strings when newly created/edited. E.g. ...
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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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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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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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Multisite config directories of subsides

I set up a local Drupal 8 multisite, using Acquia dev desktop. It's working fine. I added all Drupal 8 core files to my local repository and pushed them to a central remote repository. in sites/...
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Shared Multisite Settings

Using a Drupal Multisite system, is it possible to have a base set of configuration settings shared across multiple sites? That is, each site in Drupal has a settings.php file default/settings.php ...
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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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Why when I do a configuration export in Drupal 8 does the config.tar.gz in tmp not get copied to the sync folder?

This happens when I use the UI and Drush cex. The config.tar.gz is created in the tmp folder but nothing is created in the sync folder that I created in sites/default. I have searched for similar ...
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How to prevent Devel module to be installed on production environments

Using the new Drupal 8 Configuration manager, how can I prevent it from installing the Devel module on certain environments? As far as I know, installing it on my local means the next time I export ...
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Can I create an “unlimited” values variable?

I'm trying to create an exclude list of sorts that is configurable via the variable admin interface. I have created lots of single value variables, but never a variable as an array where through the ...
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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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How to access variables in a fieldset with variable_get

function bi_mx_enhancement_form($form, &$form_state) { $form['bi_mx_enhancement_government_ws'] = [ '#type' => 'fieldset', '#title' => t('Government Web Service Settings')...
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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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Overriding permissions selectively via settings.php/settings.local.php

The use case is a development module that you would only have installed on a local environment. My thought was to use $config in settings.php to do this: $config['user.role.anonymous']['permissions']...
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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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TypeError on “drush config-export”

I've been receiving the following error message when trying to do a drush config-export command. However, I am able to successfully do the configuration export from the Drupal admin page (admin/config/...
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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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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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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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Attempt to create a field body that does not exist on entity type node

I am getting the following error: Drupal\Core\Field\FieldException: Attempt to create a field body that does not exist on entity type node. in Drupal\field\Entity\FieldConfig->...
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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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Config import constantly showing configs to import

Recently after doing a config import via drush (drush cim sync), the config files don't seem to import properly, as the files are listed after a supposed successful import. (and doing a cex sync shows ...
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Cannot activate parameter cors.config

I am using the RESTful Web Services that is included in core of Drupal 8.2.7. I need to activate CORS to be able to call the API from another domain. I put this configuration in this file: "core/lib/...
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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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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 ...