The Oracle Universal Content Management Handbook

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.

A practical and effective handbook for mastering Oracle UCM

What you will learn from this book :

  • Follow a step-by-step installation overview that walks you through the entire process—from downloading the free evaluation version to verifying the complete installation
  • Gain an instant introduction to operations, diagnostics, and troubleshooting of Oracle UCM
  • Set up and change UCM workflows with step-by-step instructions and master advanced workflow concepts such as jumps, sub-workflows, basic and criteria workflows, and tokens and aliases
  • Customize the Content Server interface by tapping into its powerful scripting and Dynamic Server Page resources
  • Master all the tools available to alter the content server behavior
  • Back up your UCM and avoid devastating data losses
  • Smoothly integrate Oracle UCM into your enterprise
  • Set up and use folder structures, with a detailed walkthrough so you can bring alive your shared drives and other existing content
  • Install and configure web content management, with a complete walkthrough of the server-site setup, and how to best use templates, regions, and fragments to create killer websites
  • Use Archiver to remove inactive content, migrate items to other servers manually and with real-time automatic replication, and mass-update metadata saving hours of manual labor
  • Use Windows Explorer Integration (WEI)— so users can work with UCM as if it was part of Windows and to enable them to contribute content directly from MS Office
  • Learn insider tips on using the entire Oracle UCM Product Offering
  • Understand the Security Model and secure you UCM with important tips-and-tricks

This book employs the tactic of “you and me talking”, which makes learning effortless and fun… even addictive! It’s full of specific examples, shortcuts, and ready-to-use strategies. You’ll end up with a working, ready-to-use Oracle UCM system by the end of Chapter 2. And you can jump chapters and read them in any order that better suits your passion or your assignment at hand.

Who this book is written for
If you want to get started with Oracle UCM, this is the perfect book for you. This book is also beneficial for Oracle Stellent UCM users, administrators, and developers who are ready to jump up to the next level of expertise.

Book Details

  • Paperback: 356 pages
  • Publisher: Packt Publishing (August 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1849680388
  • ISBN-13: 978-1849680387
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