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Status Under Consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Mar 24, 2022

Move Blogs configuration properties to config file or gatekeeper

Currently, many of the settings for blogs are in a settings file in the ear file. On every Cfix and or upgrade, this get's overwritten. Please move them to gatekeeper or LC_Config folder. Connections is hard enough to maintain as it is, having to replace config files after every fix pack and upgrade, checking the old and new file for differences, etc is time consuming, error prone, leads to inconsistencies and in general should not be part of any modern piece of software. Example: showing the blog commenter's IP, in many organisations, it will show the loadbalancer or HTTP server IP anyways so you want to turn that off permanently, you also do not want the hostname or ip of intermediate servers exposed. There are many other config parameters in that file that need to be moved elsewhere

# toggle to show or not to show IP address in comment management page

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