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The Oracle Universal Content Management Handbook

By : Dmitri Khanine
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The Oracle Universal Content Management Handbook

By: Dmitri Khanine

Overview of this book

Oracle UCM is a world-leading Enterprise Content Management platform. From Document Management, Web, Records, and more—Oracle has got all your business needs covered. Oracle UCM enables your organization to efficiently manage, store, preserve, and deliver content and documents. Written by Oracle ACE Dmitri Khanine, this book is a complete practical guide to building an ECM system and successfully configuring, administering, and operating it. It also shows you how to efficiently manage your organization's content and customize the UCM to fit your needs. This book wastes no time in getting you up and running and dives straight into the installation of the content server in Chapter 1. In the second chapter, you will master all the major controls and the admin interface. Metadata—a very important ingredient of any ECM—is thoroughly covered in Chapter 3. The book then moves on to the important tasks of securing your ECM system, configuring and managing workflows, and understanding and implementing virtual folders. The book also gives you an under-the-hood view of Stellent in Chapter 7. In the later chapters, you will learn how to migrate content like a pro and easily customize Oracle ECM. A bonus addition to the book is the final chapter, which is an easy-to-follow primer on web content management.
Table of Contents (21 chapters)
The Oracle Universal Content Management Handbook
About the Author
About the Reviewer
Free Chapter
Getting Up and Running
Exploring Oracle UCM Product Offering

More ways to get content in

In the previous chapter we were using a check-in form to bring content in. I mentioned that there are a few other ways to do it. Let's look at them really quickly.

Desktop integration

Oracle Desktop integration is an add-on component, available as part of Content Server Document Management. Once installed, it allows you to simply drag and drop documents into Content Server folders, just as if those were your local folders or your shared drive (as shown in the following screenshot):

You can also check out and check in by right-clicking on a document.

If you have MS Office installed, Desktop Integration allows you to check content in and out from Outlook and other Office Applications.

I'll show you how to install Oracle Desktop Integration Suite in Chapter 6.

Another way to bring content in is the use of custom programming.

Custom programming

Content Server follows open industry standards. It has a number of Application Programming Interfaces (APIs). You can connect to...