PacktLib: Alfresco Enterprise Content Management Implementation

Alfresco

Credits

Foreword

About the Author

About the Editor

Preface

Introduction to Alfresco

Overview of Alfresco

How You Can Benefit from Alfresco

How does the Future Look with Alfresco?

Implementing an Example Solution Using Alfresco

Where do You get More Information?

Summary

Installing and Getting Started with Alfresco

Installing Alfresco

Introduction to the Web Client

Getting Started with Content Creation

Summary

Planning

Follow Best Practices

Start with Basic Configuration

Create a Blueprint for Your Application

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Implementing Membership and Security

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 Right Security Model for You

Migrate Existing Users to Alfresco

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Implementing Document Management

Managing Spaces

Managing Content

Library Services

Categorizing Content

Recovering Deleted Content

Use Network Drives to Manage Content

Data Dictionary and Space Templates

Migrating Existing Content into Alfresco

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Implementing Business Rules

Using Business Rules on Spaces

Built-In Business Rules

Applying Business Rules to Individual Content

Handling Content Transformations

Executing JavaScript as Business Rules

Scheduled Actions

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Extending the Alfresco Content Model

Custom Configuration

A Custom Aspect

Custom Content

Custom Associations

Full Auditing

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Search

Search Overview

Advanced Search

Extending the Search Form

Using a Saved Search as a Report

Configuring the Alfresco Search Engine

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Implementing Workflow

Introduction to the Alfresco Workflow Process

Simple Workflow

Advanced Workflows

Adhoc Task-Based Workflow

Review and Approve Workflow

Creating Custom Advanced Workflows

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Collaboration and Syndication

Using Alfresco as a Collaborative Framework

Discussion Forums for Collaboration

Interdepartment Collaboration Using Spaces

Content Collaboration

RSS Syndication

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Customizing the User Interface

Configuring the Web Client

User Configurable Dashboards

Presentation Templates

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Maintaining the System

Exporting and Importing of Content

Data Backup

General Maintenance Tips

Upgrading to New Versions of Alfresco

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Implementing Imaging and Forms Processing

Introduction

Example Imaging Solution with Workflow

OCR Integration

Integration with Kofax Ascent Capture

Integration with an eCopy-Enabled Scanner

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