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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

Planning your security model

A security model, just like a metadata model, has long-ranging implications. It's much easier to spend a few more days planning when you still have no content in the system than trying to migrate your content into a new model later.

This said, it's still better to go ahead with your best guess than get stuck in a planning stage forever! And yes, you can change your security model at any time—I'll show you how to mass-update your content in Chapter 9, Migrating Configuration.

The best way to get started is by reviewing the things that affect security.

Things that affect security

When using multiple security components together such as role-based, account-based, Web Content Management, and others you may decide to place more emphasis on one of the "locks" and keep others relatively open. For instance, when you rely on accounts to control your access to content hierarchies, you may decide to place most of your content into the Public security group.

Also, when planning...