PacktLib: Getting Started with IBM FileNet P8 Content Manager

Getting Started with IBM FileNet P8 Content Manager

Credits

About the Author

Acknowledgement

About the Reviewers

www.PacktPub.com

Preface

What is ECM?

ECM in three sentences

Use cases

Things to look for in an ECM platform

ECM and standards

What ECM is not

A bit of FileNet history

Summary

Installing Environmental Components

Some important IBM documents

Environmental components

Our target environment

Configuring the environmental components

Scripts and desktop shortcuts

Summary

Installing the Content Engine

An aside about some names

P8 platform architecture

Installing the CE

Summary

Administrative Tools and Tasks

Domain and GCD

Exploring Domain-level items

Exploring Object Store-level Items

Summary

Installing Other Components

Content Search Engine (CSE)

Process Engine server (PE server)

Application Engine (AE)

Workplace XT (XT)

IBM System Dashboard for ECM (SD)

Rendition Engine (RE)

Summary

End User Tools and Tasks

What is Workplace XT?

Entry templates

Workflow interactions

Versioning

Properties and security

Searches

Summary

Major CM Features

Documents

Search

Folders and containment

Custom properties and classes

Custom objects

Annotations

Links

Subscriptions, events, and auditing

AddOns

Summary

Security Features and Planning

Authentication or authorization?

Authentication in CM

Enterprise directories

Authorization in CM

Summary

Planning Your Deployment

Distributed deployments in functional tiers

Custom applications

Parallel environments

How many domains?

How many Object Stores?

Network security

Supported platforms

Integrating content with workflow

Content storage

Clustering, High Availability, and Disaster Recovery

Distributed deployments

Summary

Included and Add-On Components

Standard CM components

Initiatives and scenarios

Compliance management

IBM Enterprise Records (IER)

Smart Archive Strategy

IBM FileNet Business Process Manager

Other components

Summary

A Taste of Application Development

The Content Engine APIs

Other APIs

Development environments

Summary

The DUCk Sample Application

Business requirements

Design of end-user view

Data model and security model

Technical implementation details

Summary

Support, Fix Packs, and Troubleshooting

Resources

Releases and fixes

Troubleshooting

Summary