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Creating a DFS Consumer

Just as a quick aside if you do need to create a consumer, select the “DFS Services Library” entry and then select Edit, you should see something like this:- As you can see there are in fact 4 flavours of DFS services library. The first, and the default, is concerned with developing services. The remaining three are actually concerned with developing service consumers. They are pretty self-explanatory. The only one that perhaps requires a little…

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Creating DFS Service Using Documentum Composer

Introduction To DFS Project When you create a Documentum Project in Composer, it has DFS Service enabled build path which makes it DFS project as well. If you right click one of your Documentum projects and bring up its properties, then select the Java Build Path, and under the Libraries you will see DFS Service Library. And if you select Properties>Builders, you should see DFS builder. When an Documentum Project is created it also adds…

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Data Model

The data passed to and from the Services are encapsulated into DFS Object Model.These are the few important object types in DFS- DataPackage-.The DataPackage class defines the fundamental unit of information that contains data passed to and returned by services operating in the DFS framework.It is a fundamental Unit of information that contains data.In other words,it is Collection of DataObject Instances. DataObject dataObject = new DataObject(newObjectIdentity("myRepository")); DataPackage dataPackage = new DataPackage(dataObject); // add a data object…

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DFS Installation

Content Server- By default DFS comes bundled with Content Server 6.5 It is installed on the Java Method Server DFS services run on the same machine as the CS Jboss is used for the JMS Standalone Install using DFS installer- This will install EMC application Server (Jboss) and deploy DFS services Can be installed on a host machine separate from CS Clustered Install- EMC application servers(Jboss) are installed on multiple hosts in a clustered configuration…

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DFS Services And Architecture

There are thirteen core platform services –Object –Query –Schema –Search –Version Control –Workflow –Access Control –Analytics –Comment –Lifecycle –Query Store –Task Management –Virtual Document Enterprise Content Services are – Built around JAX-WS technologies including–Service Context,Context Registries,Agent,DFS runtime  Services Deployed into the Content Server and hosted in the Java Method Server–JMS is a JBOSS Application Server  Support the following Application Server-JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 4.2.0,Oracle Application Server10.1.3.0,IBM Websphere Application Server V6.1, Fix Pack 13 Other Product…

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The DFS Productivity Layer (Consumer Library)

Helps in creating DFS Consumers or to create custom services. Create DFS consumer applications using either the Java or .NET productivity layer or by using the WSDL interface. Can be used on both local (Only Java Based) and remote modes A .NET client can consume DFS services only remotely (as web services). The DFS .NET productivity layer is Common Language Specification (CLS) compliant DFS APIs should be used by client applications. Usage of other packages…

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DFS Components

Documentum foundation services comprises of the following different components that work together to provide a SOA based access to the Documentum Repository- Enterprise Content Services     –A set of services that provide service‑oriented APIs based on DFS to EMC software products. Data model and API  –A data model and API, exposed primarily as a set of WSDLs and secondarily as Java and .NET class libraries Tools for generating services and runtime supports–Service generation tools based…

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DFC’s Role In DFS

DFS platform services are created using DFC DFC must be instlled on the provider. Communication with the Content Server is done using DFC DFS consumers can be used as a thick-client application or as a web application DFS and DFC Usabilities:- •Use DFS when: –Adding EMC Documentum functionality to a service oriented architecture –Using Microsoft.NET or other non-Java-based technologies •Use DFC when: –Creating application that are not service-based –Creating services (except composite services) –Creating Business…

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Introduction To DFS

DFS is a set of out-of-the-box tools and services to enable Documentum core functionality to be extended in a SOA. It exposes the Documentum industry’s leading content management functionality to be as standards-compliant web services. Documentum Foundation Services (DFS) comprises of the core of the Documentum Enterprise Content Services (ECS), which is a SOA-compliant service offering.It consumer and provider capabilities and also enables the development of custom services. Advantages Of DFS Integraty with a third party applications by creating…

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Introduction To Service Oriented Architecture(SOA)

What is SOA? An SOA is simply an architectural model that: Promotes highly componentized packaging of software functionality into modules known as services Groups software functions along the lines of discrete business processes. Publishes these business process-scoped services so that they can be readily consumed by applications participating in the SOA SOAs build applications out of software services. SOA can be implemented using a wide range of technologies, including SOAP, REST, RPC, DCOM, CORBA, Web…