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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

How to migrate your configuration

I bet you know the answer. We will need to use Configuration Migration Utility, the CMU.

One of the things that's great about the CMU is that you can export all of your settings out of system A and bring them over to system B. And you don't have to just apply all of your settings there. You can choose exactly what sections and values to import into system B. It is very handy to have such granular control over the configuration.

It's a common practice to share a content archive and a CMU bundle (explained in the next section) with each other to see a particular demo or feature set. It's very quick and convenient.

I'll walk you through it. But first, you need to see a couple of new terms, which CMU uses extensively:

Using the CMU

There are only two definitions to understand:

  • Configuration Bundle is a set of configuration information that you're exporting or importing. A bundle is stored in a single ZIP file. You can copy it over and import on another Content Server...