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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

Exploring virtual folders

In this section we'll explore the major controls for using and configuring Folders, see some non-intuitive features to beware of, and check out the global configuration settings. But first of all, in case you didn't already, let's see what the Folders user interface looks like.

So let's begin with the major controls.

Understanding major controls

Log in to Content Server. Expand the Browse Content tray on the left (as shown in the following screenshot):

All of your active folders will reside underneath Contribution Folders. If you delete a folder, its content will go into Trash. When you select a folder its content displays on the right pane (as shown in the following screenshot):

As you see, Accounting has two content items and one subfolder. I've expanded the menu on the top right. It works the same way as the menu on the Content Info page. You can update folder information, move, delete, and create subfolders.

Subfolders and content items in the folder all have their...