2 Getting Started

This section describes the basics of using Oracle Content Server. It covers the following topics:

2.1 Using a Supported Web Browser

Consumers and contributors access Content Server from a standard web browser. The computer you use to access the content server is referred to as a client computer. Content Server can be accessed from any of the web browsers listed in Table 2-1, on a supported client computer.

Table 2-1 Supported Web Browsers

Browser Versions

Internet Explorer

7, 8






This documentation is based on the assumption that you are using the default Trays layout.

2.2 Accessing Oracle Content Server

You can access your Oracle Content Server instance by entering a web URL in one of the web browsers listed in Table 2-1 and logging in.The URL specifies the host name and port number for Oracle Universal Content Management (Oracle UCM) Managed Server.

The host name is the name of the machine that is running the Oracle UCM Managed Server. The default port number for Oracle UCM is 16200.

To access Oracle Content Server:

  1. Browse to your Oracle Content Server instance with a web URL in this format:


    For example:

  2. On the Content Server home page, click Login.

  3. Enter your user name and password, and click Sign In.

    Your Oracle Content Server home page appears. For information about this page, see "Home Page".