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Oracle® Files Administrator's Guide
Release 2 (9.0.4)

Part Number B10872-02
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1 Oracle Files Concepts

Oracle Files Architecture
Built With Oracle Content Management SDK
The Oracle Files Domain
Oracle Files Schema
Oracle Files Nodes
Services, Servers, and Agents
Oracle Internet Directory
The Subscriber Model
Oracle Files Features
Three Levels of Administration
Workspace Access Levels
Workspace Quota
File Management
Review Process
Custom Review Processes
File Synchronization
Integration with Key Oracle Technologies
Integration With Oracle Collaboration Suite
Integration with Oracle9i Database Server
Oracle9i Database and the Oracle Files Schema
Oracle Text
Oracle Advanced Queueing
Oracle9i Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Integration with Oracle9i Application Server
Oracle9iAS Containers for J2EE (OC4J)
Oracle Enterprise Manager
Oracle Internet Directory
Oracle Workflow

2 Oracle Files Protocol Support

Industry-Standard Protocol Servers
Client Software and Access Paths
Oracle FileSync Client Software
Installing Oracle FileSync
Client Access Paths
AppleTalk Filing Protocol (AFP) Access for Macintosh Clients
HTTP (Web Browser) and WebDAV Access
FTP Access
NFS (Network File System) Protocol Access
NFS Server Limitations
Solaris 2.8 and Solaris 2.9 Clients
Red Hat Linux Adv. Server 2.1 and Red Hat Linux 8.0 Clients
Windows Clients
Linking an NFS Directory Using the NFS Maestro Network Access Tool
Linking an NFS Directory Using the Command Line
Maestro Error Messages
Using Oracle Files with NFS
Configuring the NFS Server
Mapping UNIX UIDs to Oracle Files User Accounts
Mapping UIDs Manually
Mapping UIDs Using the Bulk NFS Tool
Setting Up a Trusted Client List
Enabling NIS Authentication

3 Oracle Files Administrative Roles and Tasks

Administrative Roles Quick Reference
Administrative Accounts
System Administrator
Skills Required to Administer Oracle Files
Site Administrator
Managing Subscribers
Creating, Modifying, and Deleting Subscribers
Enabling and Disabling Subscribers
Specifying Notification and Archive Settings
E-mailing a Subscriber
Viewing Subscriber Statistics
Resetting a Subscriber Administrator Password
Registering Custom Workflows
Subscriber Administrator
Setting Defaults
Specifying Default User Settings
Specifying Notification Settings
Specifying Default Quota Settings
Specifying Default Public Folder Settings
Specifying Default Language Settings
Subscriber Information Tasks
Viewing Subscriber Statistics
Requesting to Modify Subscriber's Settings
Contacting the Site Administrator
User Management Tasks
Creating and Provisioning Users
Creating Users in Oracle Internet Directory
E-mailing Users
Modifying User Information
Updating User Quota
Enabling and Disabling Users
Deleting Users
Category Management Tasks
Creating Categories
Modifying Categories
Deleting Categories
Trash Management Tasks
Archival File and Folder Management Tasks
Recovering a File at a User's Request
Restoring a File or Folder from the Archive
Workspace and File Management Tasks
Working with Workspaces
Updating Workspace Quota
Locking and Unlocking Files

4 Administration Tools Overview

Oracle Files Configuration Assistant
Running the Oracle Files Configuration Assistant
Management Tools
Oracle Enterprise Manager Web Site
Using the Oracle Enterprise Manager Web Site to Manage Oracle Files
Starting the Oracle Enterprise Manager Process
Accessing the Oracle Enterprise Manager Web Site
Accessing the Oracle Files Home Page
Oracle Enterprise Manager 10g Grid Control
Accessing the Grid Control
Administration Tabs in Oracle Files
Oracle Directory Manager
Bulk Administration Tools for Oracle Files
Running the Bulk Administration Tools
User Administration Tool
Sample XML File
DTD for the User Administration Tool
Troubleshooting the User Administration Tool
Workspace Administration Tool
Sample XML File
DTD for the Workspace Administration Tool
Troubleshooting the Workspace Administration Tool
Troubleshooting Workspace Creation
Troubleshooting Workspace Updating

5 Managing the Oracle Files Domain

About the Oracle Files Domain
Starting and Stopping the Oracle Files Domain
Migrating the Domain Controller
Migrating the Domain Controller to a New Middle-Tier Host
Migrating the Domain Controller to an Existing Middle-Tier Host
Managing the Node Processes
Managing Regular Nodes
Starting Regular Nodes
Stopping Regular Nodes
Managing HTTP Nodes
Starting HTTP Nodes
Stopping HTTP Nodes
Permanently Deleting an HTTP Node
Starting, Stopping, Suspending, and Resuming Servers
Loading and Unloading Servers
Managing the Oracle Files Domain from the Command Line
Managing OC4J Processes
Oracle Process Management and Notification

6 Changing Configuration Settings

About Configuration Settings
Domain Properties
Changing Domain Properties
Node Configuration
Changing a Node Configuration
Creating a Regular Node Configuration
Creating an HTTP Node Configuration
Deleting a Node Configuration
Service Configuration
Changing a Service Configuration
Creating a Service Configuration
Runtime Service Configuration
About the Committed Data Cache
About the Read-Only Connection Pool
About the Writable Connection Pool
Dynamically Changing Data Cache and Connection Pool Configuration
Server Configuration
Abstract vs. Non-abstract Server Configuration
Change Values of Properties
View Inherited Properties
Changing a Server Configuration
Creating a Server Configuration
Reloading Servers
Deleting a Server
Deleting a Server Configuration
Oracle Files Configuration Options
Oracle Collaboration Suite Search Configuration
Configuring Search Parameters
Printing Services
MIME Type Formats
Running Oracle Files on Port 80
Changing the Port Number in Oracle Workflow
Changing the Port Number in Oracle9iAS Web Cache
Changing the Port Number in Oracle HTTP Server
Registering the New Port with Oracle9iAS Single Sign-On
Running the Single Sign-On Registration Tool
Restarting the Oracle HTTP Server
Updating the Base Server Configuration and Restarting OC4J

7 Monitoring Domain, Node, and Service Performance

Monitoring Domain Performance
Monitoring Node Performance
Monitoring Service Performance
Viewing Log Files
Oracle Enterprise Manager Web Site Logs and Grid Control Logs
Oracle Files Logs
Accessing Metrics and Monitoring Metric Alerts
The Grid Control Management Agent
Managing Oracle Files with the Grid Control
Accessing the Grid Control
Changing the Default Metric Collection Behavior
Reconfiguring Oracle Files (oracle_ifs) Targets in the Grid Control
Viewing Oracle Files Metrics in the Grid Control
Using the Groups Subtab
Using the Search Function
Metric Thresholds and Metric Collection Intervals
Metric Collection Intervals

8 Oracle Files Security

Authentication Using Oracle Internet Directory
Protocol Servers
Network Channel Encryption
Oracle Files-Specific Passwords
Other Security Issues
Administration Interfaces
Oracle Internet Directory
Client Software
Setting Up Oracle Files to Use SSL
Configuring the Oracle Files Application to use SSL
Providing SSL Information During Oracle Files Configuration
Providing SSL Information Post-Configuration
Setting Parameters in Oracle Enterprise Manager Web Site
Setting Additional SSL Information
Connecting to Oracle Internet Directory Using SSL
Providing Oracle Internet Directory SSL Information During Oracle Files Configuration
Providing Oracle Internet Directory SSL Information Post-Configuration
Changing the Oracle Files Site Administrator Password
Changing the Oracle Files System Password
Encrypting the System Password in targets.xml
Changing the Oracle Files Schema Password

9 Maintenance and Tuning

Backup and Recovery
LOB (Large Objects) Management
Moving Content Off-line or Near-line
Moving Content to BFILEs
Base Path
Relative Path
Use Symbolic Linking to Change the Storage Location (UNIX only)
Disabling the BFILE Agents
Performance Tuning
Run the Oracle Files analyze.sql Script Frequently
Restoring Prior Statistics
Provide Adequate Storage to Improve Performance
Document Storage and Sizing Issues
Oracle Files Metadata and Infrastructure
Analyzing Performance Problems
If the Database is the Bottleneck
If the Java Processes are the Bottleneck
Obtaining Oracle Files Java Cache Statistics
Obtaining Oracle Files Connection Pool Statistics
Oracle Files Connection Pool Tuning

10 Customizing Oracle Files

Branding the Oracle Files User Interface
Title Bar
Limitations on Oracle Files Customizations
Using Custom Workflows in Oracle Files
About Custom Workflows
Creating the Workflow Process Definition
The Launch Event
The Workflow Process URL
The Process Status Event
The Response Event
The Cancel Event
Creating the Launch, Response, and Cancel Events
Creating Event Subscriptions for the Launch, Response, and Cancel Events
Registering a Custom Workflow with Oracle Files
Registering a Workflow Process Definition
Editing a Registered Workflow Process Definition
Deleting a Registered Workflow Process Definition
Setting Up E-Mail Notifications in Oracle Workflow
Setting Up UNIX Sendmail
Setting Up the Oracle Workflow Notification Mailer
Creating a Configuration File for the Oracle Workflow Notification Mailer
Starting the Oracle Workflow Notification Mailer

11 Troubleshooting

Troubleshooting General Problems

A Oracle Text Reference

Oracle Text Tablespaces and Disk Utilization
Creating and Maintaining the Oracle Text Index
Maintaining the IFS_TEXT Index By Using the Oracle Text PL/SQL Packages
Sync Job
Optimize Job
Monitoring DBMS_JOBS
Changing or Removing the Default DBMS_JOBS
Manually Synchronizing and Optimizing IFS_TEXT
Monitoring Oracle Text Indexing of Oracle Files Documents
Indexing Non-Standard Content Types
Modifying the Search Timeout Parameter
Troubleshooting Oracle Text Problems

B Service Configuration Reference

C Server Configuration Properties

Access Control List Index Agent
AppleTalk Filing Protocol (AFP) Server
Content Garbage Collection Agent
Dangling Object AV Cleanup Agent
Distributed Authoring and Versioning (DAV) Server Configuration
Event Exchanger Agent
Expiration Agent
File Transfer Protocol (FTP) Server
Files Base Server Configuration
Files-Specific Server Configuration
Folder Index Analyzer Agent
Garbage Collection Agent
Inbound Queue Listener Agent
Lock Agent
NbServer [NetBIOS]
Network File System (NFS) Protocol Server
NT File System (NTFS) Protocol Server
Print Agent
Quota Agent
Service Warmup Agent
Service Watchdog Agent
Server Message Block (SMB) Protocol Server

D Setting Up Oracle Files With RAC

About Oracle9i Real Application Clusters
Oracle Files Load Balancing and Failover in a RAC Environment
Client Load Balancing
Connect Time Failover
Transparent Application Failover
Listener Load Balancing
Recommended Load Balancing Configuration
Oracle Files Connect Descriptor Settings for RAC
Oracle Files Configuration Tasks for RAC
Preconfiguration Tasks
Creating a TNS Entry in tnsnames.ora
Configuration Tasks
Post-Configuration Tasks
Adding a <DatabaseUrl> Entry to registry.xml
RAC Settings for Grid Control

E Migrating Data to Oracle Files

Migrating Data from Other File Servers
Server Consolidation Checklist
Migrating Users
Creating Workspaces
Scripted Workspace Creation
Migrating Content
Protocols for Copying Data

F FTP Quote Command Reference


G Globalization Support

Globalization Support Overview
The Repository
How to Choose the Database Character Set for Oracle Files
How to Make Sure Documents Are Properly Indexed in Oracle Files
Character Set
Service Configuration Properties
Oracle Files Protocols
Character Sets Supported in Oracle Files
Languages Supported In Oracle Files