PacktLib: Alfresco 3 Enterprise Content Management Implementation

Alfresco 3 Enterprise Content Management Implementation

Credits

About the Author

About the Co-Authors

Acknowledgements

About the Reviewers

Preface

Introduction to Alfresco

An overview of Alfresco

Alfresco Enterprise 3.0—An overview

How you can benefit from Alfresco

How does the future look like with Alfresco?

Implementing an example solution using Alfresco

Where do you get more information?

Summary

Installing Alfresco

Installing Alfresco

Summary

Getting Started with Alfresco

Introduction to Alfresco Explorer

Getting started with content creation

My Alfresco dashboards

Start with basic configuration

Creating a blue print for your application

Summary

Implementing Membership and Security

The Alfresco membership and security model

Manage system users

Individual user access

Manage user groups

Extend security permissions and roles

Secure your spaces

Secure your content

Choosing the correct security model for you

Migrate existing users to Alfresco

Summary

Implementing Document Management

Managing spaces

Managing content

Library services

Categorizing content

Managing multilingual content

Using network drives to manage content

Microsoft Office 2003 add-ins

Recovering deleted content

The Data Dictionary and space templates

Discussions on spaces and documents

RSS syndication

Migrating existing content into Alfresco

Summary

Implementing Business Rules

Using business rules on spaces

Built-in business rules

Applying actions to individual content

Handling content transformations

Executing JavaScript as business rules

Scheduled actions

Summary

Extending the Alfresco Content Model

Custom configuration

Custom aspect

Constraints

Advanced property sheet configuration

Custom content type

Custom associations

Dynamic models

Summary

Implementing Workflow

Introduction to the Alfresco workflow process

Simple Workflow

Advanced workflows

Summary

Integrating External Applications with Alfresco

The Alfresco content platform

Web Scripts

Various application integration examples

CMIS

Summary

Advanced Collaboration Using Alfresco Share

Alfresco Share

SharePoint protocol support with Alfresco Enterprise 3.0

Customizing the User Interface

Configuring Alfresco Explorer

Various user interface options

Summary

Search

Overview

Search using Alfresco Explorer

OpenSearch

Configuring the Alfresco search engine

Summary

Implementing Imaging and Forms Processing

Electronic imaging and the paperless office

Forms processing

Sample imaging solution with workflow

OCR integration

Integration with Kofax Ascent Capture

Integration with an eCopy-enabled scanner

Summary

Administering and Maintaining the System

Exporting and importing content

Data backup

Upgrading to newer versions of Alfresco

General maintenance tips

User quota system

Multi-Tenancy

Full auditing

Summary

Index