Alfresco Certificate Based SSO

By Seed IM

Alfresco Certificate Based SSO In the past few weeks, two of our customers requested us to implement a certificate based Single Sign On (SSO) for Alfresco. So we thought it would be good idea to write a blog about it. Before we get into details of setting certificate based SSO for Alfresco, let us have […]

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Alfresco Search for PDF Images using Transformations and Tesseract OCR

By Seed IM

One of the great things about working in the Open Source space is that you sometimes get to work with NGOs such as Liberty Asia. Established in 2011, Liberty Asia is made up of a group of dedicated professionals from different industries who feel strongly that a more effective, coordinated response to slavery is essential […]

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Delete Alfresco Auditing Data

By Seed IM

Delete Alfresco Auditing Data Since we described the creation of a custom scheduled job that queries the alfresco audit service and reports on access for each share site in our previous blog, we thought it would be a good idea to share how to clear out the accumulated audit data after a predefined period of […]

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Creating Site Access Reports from Audit

By Seed IM

Creating Site Access Reports from Audit In our previous blog we described how you enable auditing, create a custom Audit Application, create a custom data extractor and also how to check the custom audit application is working. In this blog we will describe the creation of a custom scheduled job that queries the audit service […]

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Alfresco auditing and Site access reporting

By Seed IM

Alfresco auditing and Site access reporting This blog discusses an approach to reporting on site access and activity.  We previously looked at using the AuditShare add-on, of which we have been quite impressed.  However we found that it did not perform well in an environment with thousands of users.  The solution we determined best matched […]

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Alfresco Advanced Search forms and user selected Metadata values

By Seed IM

Alfresco Advanced Search forms and user selected Metadata values This blog is a reflection on Seed IMs experience with configuring Alfresco Advanced Search for custom metadata so that only the metadata items for which a user has selected values will be included in the search. The Alfresco Forms Framework allows you to configure search forms […]

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Alfresco List Constraints and Repeating Metadata Fields with Commas

By Seed IM

List Constraint for a Repeating Metadata Field and Commas This blog is a reflection on Seed IMs experience with Alfresco when configuring a repeating (multiple) metadata field with a list of values that contain commas. In general it is possible to use Content Model Constraints to handle lists of acceptable values for a metadata field. […]

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Public Access to documents in a Share site

By Seed IM

Public Access to documents in a Share site During the course of one of our recent project, it was required to provide public access to certain piece of content found in a Share site.  Alfresco has the concept of Shared content which provides a preview of a piece of content. However it is not possible […]

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Alfresco and AutoCAD integration

By Seed IM

Alfresco and AutoCAD integration In the recent weeks, we have received a few queries about the possibility of integrating CAD (Computer Aided Design) software with Alfresco. So we thought it is probably a good time to share our experience on an Alfresco and AutoCAD integration solution provided by Formtek. AutoCAD has been at the forefront […]

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Working with Modules in Alfresco

By Seed IM

Alfresco Modules Recently we came across a situation whereby we needed to uninstall a previously installed module for one of customers but we did not have a window to restart alfresco. So we thought why not write a simple blog about how we can uninstall a module without restarting alfresco using the Module Management Tool […]

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Alfresco Disaster Recovery

By Seed IM

Alfresco Disaster Recovery Solution Our previous blog (Alfresco Repository Clustering) gave you an insight into using alfresco clustering as a means of having an alfresco system with high availability and performance through clustering. In this blog we will describe two patterns for HA / Disaster Recovery (DR) if you do not have the option of […]

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Alfresco Repository Clustering

By Seed IM

Alfresco Repository Clustering Alfresco Clustering is necessary for high availability and also to allow your service architecture to build out horizontally.  In this blog we explore an Alfresco Repository Clustering configuration which is used in 95% of Alfresco clustered installations, offering high availability features while keeping architectural complexity and duplication of information low. Simple Alfresco […]

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