Alfresco for Administrators

A fast-paced administrator's guide to Alfresco from the administration, managing, and high-level design perspectives
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Alfresco for Administrators

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A fast-paced administrator's guide to Alfresco from the administration, managing, and high-level design perspectives
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Book Details

ISBN 139781782175032
Paperback188 pages

Book Description

Alfresco is an open source Enterprise Content Management (ECM) system for Windows and Linux-like operating systems.

The year-on-year growth of business connections, contacts, and communications is expanding enterprise boundaries more than ever before. Alfresco enables organizations to collaborate more effectively, improve business process efficiency, and ensure information governance.

The basic purpose of Alfresco is to help users to capture and manage information in a better way. It helps you capture, organize, and share binary files.

This book will cover the basic building blocks of an Alfresco system, how the components fit together, and the information required to build a system architecture.

This book will also focus on security aspects of Alfresco. such as authentication, troubleshooting, managing permissions, and so on.

It will also focus on managing content and storage, indexing and searches, setting up clustering for high availability, and so forth.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Understanding Alfresco
Overview of Alfresco
Alfresco architecture overview
Business use cases of Alfresco
Summary
Chapter 2: Setting Up the Alfresco Environment
Installing Alfresco using a wizard
Installing Alfresco manually on a Tomcat server
Installing Alfresco in JBoss
Installating amp
Troubleshooting tips and best practices
Summary
Chapter 3: Alfresco Configuration
The basics of Alfresco configuration
Repository configuration
Summary
Chapter 4: Administration of Alfresco
Understanding the admin console
Summary
Chapter 5: Search
Understanding Solr and Alfresco integration
Installing Solr
Understanding the Solr directory structure
Administration and monitoring of Solr
Troubleshooting Solr
Summary
Chapter 6: Permissions and Security
Overview of permissions and roles
Authorizing users the use of content or space
Overview of the security model
Summary
Chapter 7: High Availability in Alfresco
Clustering Alfresco servers
The backup and restore process
Summary
Chapter 8: The Basics of the Alfresco Content Store
Understanding the content store architecture
Understanding the database schema
Understanding the content lifecycle in Alfresco
Summary
Chapter 9: Maintenance and Troubleshooting
Understanding JMX in Alfresco
Server maintenance and best practices
Fetching audit records from Alfresco
Tips for troubleshooting the application
Summary
Chapter 10: Upgrade
Understanding the Alfresco upgrade process
Best practices and troubleshooting
Summary

What You Will Learn

  • Understand Alfresco's architecture and important building blocks
  • Learn to install Alfresco on various application servers such as Tomcat , JBoss, and WebLogic.
  • Become familiar with various configurations in Alfresco such as databases, filesystems, email, and audits
  • Administrate Alfresco using the Explorer Admin Console, Share Admin Console, and Workflow Admin Console
  • Understand how to integrate LDAP and Active Directory with Alfresco for centralized user management
  • Learn how Alfresco environments can be clustered for high availability
  • Fully understand how Alfresco stores content and easily retrieve any information from Alfresco
  • Monitor and manage Alfresco systems in production

Authors

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Understanding Alfresco
Overview of Alfresco
Alfresco architecture overview
Business use cases of Alfresco
Summary
Chapter 2: Setting Up the Alfresco Environment
Installing Alfresco using a wizard
Installing Alfresco manually on a Tomcat server
Installing Alfresco in JBoss
Installating amp
Troubleshooting tips and best practices
Summary
Chapter 3: Alfresco Configuration
The basics of Alfresco configuration
Repository configuration
Summary
Chapter 4: Administration of Alfresco
Understanding the admin console
Summary
Chapter 5: Search
Understanding Solr and Alfresco integration
Installing Solr
Understanding the Solr directory structure
Administration and monitoring of Solr
Troubleshooting Solr
Summary
Chapter 6: Permissions and Security
Overview of permissions and roles
Authorizing users the use of content or space
Overview of the security model
Summary
Chapter 7: High Availability in Alfresco
Clustering Alfresco servers
The backup and restore process
Summary
Chapter 8: The Basics of the Alfresco Content Store
Understanding the content store architecture
Understanding the database schema
Understanding the content lifecycle in Alfresco
Summary
Chapter 9: Maintenance and Troubleshooting
Understanding JMX in Alfresco
Server maintenance and best practices
Fetching audit records from Alfresco
Tips for troubleshooting the application
Summary
Chapter 10: Upgrade
Understanding the Alfresco upgrade process
Best practices and troubleshooting
Summary

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Paperback188 pages
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