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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

Nine important directories: Which ones will make your life easier?

In Chapter 3, Metadata, we looked at the database structure. We've seen how metadata values are stored in the database. What about the items themselves? Let's explore Content Sever installation folder. I'll show you where the actual content is stored, and we will discover a ton of goodies along the way.

If you're using a virtual machine we built in Chapter 1, Getting Up and Running, then browse to C:\oracle\ucm\server folder. If you've changed the folder during installation, or if you're running on UNIX, your installation path will be slightly different. You'll see a bunch of subdirectories. Let's explore the critical ones. Let's start with admin.


This is where Admin Server is installed. If you need a refresher flip back to Chapter 2, Major Controls.

Here's what the directory looks like:

Admin Server can handle multiple Content Server instances, and allows you to start and stop them and to change their configuration. But...