This guide provides detailed information about Oracle Universal Content Management (Oracle UCM) services, which are functions or procedures performed by the Oracle Content Server system, Oracle Inbound Refinery system, Universal Records Management system, and other Oracle Content Server components.
Calling an Oracle UCM service (making a service request) is the only way to communicate with the Oracle UCM system or access the Oracle Content Server database. This guide describes service usage and syntax, and provides detailed descriptions and examples of commonly used and predefined Oracle UCM services.
The information contained in this guide is based on Oracle UCM 11g Release 1 (11.1.1). The information is subject to change as the product technology evolves and as hardware and operating systems are created and modified. Due to the technical nature of browsers, databases, Web servers, and operating systems, Oracle cannot warrant compatibility with all versions and features of third-party products.
Note:For more information about customizing and integrating the Oracle UCM system, see Oracle Fusion Middleware Developer's Guide for Oracle Universal Content Management.
This guide is arranged according to Oracle UCM functionality or component, making it easier for you to find information about specific services. Services that are used extensively have an extended description. In addition, frequently-used services are marked with an asterisk (*) in introductory lists in each chapter.
Chapter 2, "Using Services," explains how Oracle UCM services work and provides examples of how Oracle Content Server services can be called externally from custom applications.
Chapter 3, "Customizing Services," explains the structure of Oracle UCM services, provides an example of how services, queries, and templates work together, and describes how to create a service resource for use with a custom component.
Chapter 4, "Core Oracle Content Server Services," describes standard Oracle Content Server services, grouped by common usage.
Chapter 5, "Workflow Services," describes Oracle Content Server workflow services.
Chapter 6, "Archive Services," describes archiving services used in the Oracle Content Server system.
Chapter 7, "Folders Services," describes services used with folders and the Folders_g component.
Chapter 8, "Oracle Universal Records Management Services," describes services used with the Universal Records Management component.
Chapter 9, "Extended User Attributes Services," describes services used with the Extended User Attributes component.
Chapter 10, "Folios Services," describes services used with Folios in the Oracle Content Server system.
Chapter 11, "Virtual Content Repository Services," describes services used by applications that work with the Virtual Content Repository (VCR) service provider interfaces.
Appendix A, "Actions," describes the actions used by individual services.
An index is provided at the end of this guide.