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Questions tagged [configuration-management]

Managing configurations across environments is part of the configuration management.

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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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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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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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Importing configuration fail because modules does not exist

When updating a config setting and saving, I am getting an error I made the changes to the config setting and then ran Import the listed configuration changes? (yes/no) [yes]: > yes afterwards ...
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How I can change drupal site UUID and its runing in docker?

My Docker file version: '3.1' services: drupal: image: drupal:8-apache ports: - 8082:80 volumes: - /var/www/html/modules - /var/www/html/profiles - /var/www/html/themes # this takes ...
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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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Can configuration synchronization be used between cloned sites?

I have SiteA.com installed using composer at /var/www/html/siteA and database as DB_A I have SiteB.com installed using composer at /var/www/html/siteB and and database as DB_B Now I ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Site UUID in source storage does not match the target storage

When I run drush cim -y on my staging instance of my site I get the following error: Drupal\Core\Config\ConfigImporterException: There were errors validating the config synchronization. in Drupal\...
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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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How come there are different UUIDs for multiple environments?

We have D8 site where we use Configuration Management to export and deploy to multiple environments. We recently created a new content type, Blogs where we added a few fields (field_url, field_country)...
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Exclude configuration from import/export

I thought this was a simple use case of the new Configuration management system, but I haven't had any luck finding out how to solve this: Problem I want to store configuration in git and use drush ...
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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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Unable to install the XYZ module since it requires the A module

When running (right after site install) the drush cim -y command, the following error appears: Drupal\Core\Config\ConfigImporterException: There were errors validating the config synchronization. in ...
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Is there a way to do a bundle copy from D7 to D8?

In D7 there was a module called Bundle Copy that allowed exporting/importing the structure of a bundle. In a more painful manner this could also be done with Features. In D8 I think the same can be ...
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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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Choose a destination after drush cex

In my sites/default/settings.php I changed: $config_directories = array( CONFIG_SYNC_DIRECTORY => 'sites/default/config-sync', ); I created the folder config-sync in sites/default/ When I do ...
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How do I update the configuration of a module?

I'm building a custom module in Drupal 8. It includes some YAML config files. As I develop I need to change and add to the config, e.g. to add another field onto my custom entity. At present the ...
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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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Install and configure Split module for existing configuration files

I have an existing drupal 8 project that has sync directory with the all configuration files. I was wondering if is possible to change this and use the configuration split module:
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Manage config translations programmatically

My module creates and manages some config_entities programmatically (ie. not through an EntityForm) in response to associated content entities being saved. In order to handle multi-language content ...
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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....
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Drupal 8 variable_get

I have some code in Drupal 7 what are using variable_get. Now I would like to write the code in Drupal 8. So I was reading this but its didn't help me a lot. How to write this code in Drupal 8 from ...
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What is the difference in State API and Config API?

It is a bit confusing to understand the difference in State API and Config API in Drupal 8. I went through the documentation of both on drupal.org but it is not clear to me yet. Do we define both ...
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How to enable module in production but not dev? [duplicate]

Is there a way (via settings.local.php maybe) of having a module enabled in production but not in dev. I am thinking of PHP Shield in particular
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Unexpected error during import . . . plugin does not exist error on drush config import

This is an issue I've had occasionally when trying to delete a plugin in a custom module. In this example, once a filter format filter plugin has been enabled it's impossible to remove. If you ...