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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 folder structures

When it comes to migrating folders, you have two options: Migrating all folders in one shot or selectively migrating a subset of folders. Let's check out both options:

Migrating all folders in one shot

The big advantage of this approach is simplicity. You just export your entire folder structure with literally one click of a button into a simple HDA file. And then you can import it on the target system with just one more click. But it has its own limitations:

  • It doesn't migrate your content, just the folders themselves.

  • It erases all folders in your system and then creates the ones from the import file.

It's great if you need to migrate a copy of your entire folder structure over to a new instance. Here's how to do it:

  1. Expand the Administration tray. Click on Folder Configuration.

  2. Click on the Export Archive button. This will export your complete folder structure as a single HDA file and place it in the location of your choice (see the following screenshot):

  3. To import...