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Oracle Files Administration Guide

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1 Oracle Files Concepts

Industry-Standard Protocol Servers
Integration with Key Oracle Technologies
Integration with Oracle9i Database Server
Oracle9i Database and the Oracle Files Schema
Oracle Advanced Queueing
Oracle Text
Document Services
XML Indexing
Intermedia AVI
Theme Indexing
Integration with Oracle9i Application Server
Oracle9iAS Containers for J2EE (OC4J)
Deploying J2EE Applications
Configuration Tools
Oracle Enterprise Manager
Oracle Internet Directory
User Authentication and Credential Management
Oracle Workflow
Basic Operations Concepts
The Oracle Files Domain
Oracle Files Schema
Oracle Files Nodes
Services, Servers, and Agents

2 Oracle Files Overview and Administration

Oracle Files Concepts and Features
Three Levels of Administration
Workspace Access Levels
Workspace Quota
File Management
Review Process
Oracle FileSync
Oracle Files Administrative Roles and Tasks
System Administrator
Skills Required to Administer Oracle Files
Site Administrator
General Tasks
Creating, Modifying, and Deleting Subscribers
Enabling and Disabling Subscribers
Notification and Archive Settings
Emailing a Subscriber
Viewing Subscriber Statistics
Resetting a Subscriber Administrator Password
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 a New User
Emailing Users
Modifying User Information
Updating User Quota
Enabling and Disabling Users
Deleting Users
Category Management Tasks
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
Client Access Paths and Software
Client Access Paths
AppleTalk Filing Protocol (AFP) for Mac Clients
From MacOS 9.x Clients
From MacOS X Clients
HTTP (Web Browser) and WebDAV Access
NFS (Network File System) Protocol
NFS Server Limitations
Solaris 7 and Solaris 8 Clients
Red Hat Linux Adv. Server 2.1 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
Oracle FileSync Client Software
Installing Oracle FileSync

3 Administration Tools Overview

Configuration Wizards
Oracle Files Configuration Assistant
Oracle Files Credential Manager Configuration Assistant
Management Tools
Oracle Enterprise Manager Website
Accessing the Oracle Enterprise Manager Website
Command-line Utilities, Scripts, and Other Tools
Bulk Administration Tools for Oracle Files
User Administration Tool
DTD for the User Administration Tool
Running the User Administration Tool
Workspace Administration Tool
Running the Workspace Administration Tool
Sample XML File
DTD for the Workspace Administration Tool
Workspace Creation Tool
Workspace Update Tool

4 Basic Administrative Operations

Starting and Stopping an Oracle Files Domain
Starting the Oracle Files Domain Controller Process
Starting the Node Processes
For Non-HTTP Nodes
For HTTP Nodes
Starting, Stopping, Suspending, and Resuming and Servers
Starting Oracle Files from the Command Line
ifsctl and OC4J
Oracle Process Management and Notification
Configuration Settings and How to Change Them
Domain Properties
Node Configuration
Changing a Node Configuration
Creating a Non-HTTP Node Configuration
Creating an HTTP Node Configuration
Service Configuration
Changing a Service Configuration
Creating a Service Configuration
Runtime Service Configuration
Server Configuration
Abstract versus Non-abstract Server Configuration
Change Values of Properties
View Inherited Properties
Stopping and Unloading Servers
Changing a Server Configuration
Creating a Server Configuration
Oracle Files Configuration Options
Oracle Collaboration Suite Search Configuration
Configuration Search Parameters
Oracle Files Domain Configuration Property
Printing Services
MimeType Formats
Monitoring Domain, Node, and Service Performance
Monitoring Domain Performance
Monitoring Node Performance
Monitoring Service Performance
Log Files
Oracle Enterprise Manager Website Logs
Oracle Files Logs

5 Maintenance and Tuning

Backup and Recovery
LOB (Large Objects) Management
Moving Content Off-line or Near-line
Implementing BFILE Aging
Performance Tuning
Specify the Relative Path
Use Symbolic Linking to Change the Storage Location (UNIX only)
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
Getting Oracle Files Statistics for a Custom Java Application
To Permanently Change the Service Configuration
Thread Count Issues and Custom Applications

6 Oracle Internet Directory and Credential Management

Credential Managers Authenticate Users
Initial Configuration of Credential Managers
Using the Credential Manager Configuration Assistant
Post-configuration in Oracle Files Manager

7 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 Existing IFS_TEXT Index
Optimize IFS_TEXT Index
Monitoring Oracle Text Indexing of Oracle Files Documents
Indexing Non-Standard Content Types
Enabling Theme Indexing
Disabling Theme Indexing
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
AfpGarbageCollection Agent
Content Agent
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
Garbage Collection Agent
HTTP Admin Server
Inbound Queue Listener Agent
Lock Agent
NbServer [NetBIOS]
Network File System (NFS) Protocol Server
NT File System Protocol Server
OiD Credential Manager Agent
Print Agent
Quota Agent
Service Warmup Agent
Service Watchdog Agent
Server Message Block (SMB) Protocol Server
Oracle Files Server Configuration Parameters

D Migrating Data to Oracle Files

Migrating Data from Other File Servers
Server Consolidation Checklist
Migrate the Users
Recreate the Groups
Scripted Group Creation
Migrate the Content
Protocols for Copying Data

E Oracle Files SQL View Reference

Using SQL Views
The Views
View: ifs_versioned_documents
View: ifs_all_documents
View: ifs_folders
View: ifs_folder_items
View: ifs_users
View: ifs_groups
View: ifs_group_members
View: ifs_acls
Example: Selecting Attributes of a Document

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
How to Search for Multilingual Documents
Oracle Files Protocols