Welcome to the documentation notes for Content Server 7.0.3 Patch 6. These notes describe the product guides and major changes to their content since the last release. Check the FatWire e-docs web site regularly for latest updates to the notes and product guides.

Documentation Set

For Installation Engineers

For Architects and Developers

For System Administrators

For Content Providers

For Installation Engineers
Upgrading Content Server 7.0.2 to 7.0.3 Current Patch Upgrade/installation guide. Provides instructions for rolling up from Content Server 7.0.2 to version 7.0.3 Patch 6. (For information about installing Content Server with WebLogic, see Installing Content Server with WebLogic Server.)
Installing Content Server with WebLogic Server Provides instructions for installing Content Server as a web or portal application running on WebLogic Server.
Configuring Third-Party Software Provides instructions for installing and configuring Content Server's supporting software (listed in the Supported Platform Document):
  • Creating and configuring databases
  • Installing web servers
  • Installing and configuring LDAP servers
Installing Satellite Server Provides instructions for installing and configuring Satellite Server, both co-resident and remote. Applies to web and portal installations.
Integrating Content Server with LDAP Explains how to integrate Content Server with flat-schema LDAP servers (using the CS-LDAP integrator provided with Content Server) and with hierarchical-schema LDAP servers.
Internationalization Reference Provides instructions for configuring your environment to support the UTF-8 character encoding used by Content Server.
Backup and Recovery Guide Provides guidelines and instructions for backing up and recovering:
  • Content Server Installation Directory
  • Shared Directory
  • CS Web Application
  • CS Portal Application
  • Content Server Database
  • LDAP
Includes instructions for running recovered applications.
Property Files Reference Contains information about properties used to specify operating parameters for Content Server and its applications.

In CS 7.0.3:
Added the following property: org.apache.commons.logging.LogFactory, used to enable the ContextAwareLogFactory publishing logger.

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For Architects and Developers
Developer's Guide Provides conceptual and procedural information about data modeling, page design, page caching, security, web services, and much more.

In CS 7.0.3 Patch 3:
Chapter 18, "Configuring Bundled Attribute Editors": FCKEditor – added new sections with procedures for implementing lazyload, creating style sheets, and configuring the stylesheet plugin to support custom style sheets.

    In CS 7.0.3:
  • Design changes were made to the "Type" and "Locale" columns of the search results list returned by Dash:
    • Chapter 15, "Designing Basic Asset Types": Added instructions for creating and displaying asset type icons in the "Type" column. (In previous versions, each asset's type was identified by name.)
    • Chapter 28, "Configuring Sites for Multilingual Support": Added instructions for creating country flags for display in the "Locale" column. (In previous versions, each asset's locale was identified by language/country code.)
  • Chapter 18, "Configuring Bundled Attribute Editors":
    • Added more detailed instructions for creating instances of FCKEditor and configuring its toolbar. Similar changes were made to instructions regarding the configuration of Online Image Editor.
    • New section: "Configuring Spell Check Support in FCKEditor."
  • Chapter 20, "Importing Flex Assets": Added new section, "Using Custom Data Delimiters."
Developer's Tag Reference Contains reference pages for Content Server public XML and JSP tags, CS Web Services, and Java API.
Javadoc Contains details on Content Server's public Java API.
Property Files Reference Listed under "Installation Engineers"
Delivery Portlet Developer’s Guide Guides portal developers through the process of writing their own portlets using Content Server’s asset model.
For System Administrators
CS Administrator's Guide Provides conceptual and procedural information about user and system management, workflow planning and configuration, revision tracking, publishing, and database maintenance.
    In CS 7.0.3:
  • Page 90: Added "Inventory" to the list of servlets that should be mapped to a "404 Page Not Found" error page on production systems.
  • Page 346: Clarified instructions for disabling revision tracking (in order to prevent the user from inadvertently deleting asset data that should be preserved).
  • Page 358: Corrected the table of ACLs to indicate that creating Recommendation assets requires the Visitor ACL rather than the VisitorAdmin ACL.
Property Files Reference Listed under "Installation Engineers"

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For Content Providers
Dash Interface User's Guide Shows content providers how to work with Content Server's Dash interface, which provides quick, intuitive access to features for creating and managing content. User-friendly design simplifies content management tasks, facilitates access to information, provides full-text search capability, incorporates Web 2.0 features (such as tagging), and supports different locales and languages.

In CS 7.0.3:
Documented changes to the "Type" and "Locale" columns in the search results list returned by Dash: In Content Server 7.0.3, an asset's type is now identified by an icon in the "Type" column. Locale is identified by a country flag in the "Locale" column. (Previously they were identified by asset type name and language/country code.) Screen captures were updated to reflect the changes.

Note: Chapter 1 provides a features list comparing Dash and Advanced interfaces.

Advanced Interface User's Guide Guides content providers through the Content Server Advanced interface to create, manage, and publish content; collaborate in workflows; and use recommendation assets to support marketing campaigns.

In CS 7.0.3 Patch 3:
Chapter 3. New sections contain procedures for linking assets via hypertext links; including one asset in another; and linking assets to URLs via managed and unmanaged links.

Portal Interface User's Guide Guides content providers through the Content Server Portal interface to create, manage, and publish content; collaborate in workflows; and use Engage assets to support marketing campaigns.

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