2 Getting Started

This chapter describes the basics of using Oracle Content Server, in the following topics:

2.1 Using a Supported Web Browser

Consumers and contributors access Oracle Content Server from a standard web browser. The computer you use to access the content server is a client computer. You can access Oracle Content Server on a supported client computer from a web browser listed in Table 2-1.

Table 2-1 Supported Web Browsers

Browser Versions

Internet Explorer

7, 8






This documentation assumes 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 a web browser 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 computer 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 Oracle Content Server home page, click Login.

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

    Your Oracle Content Server home page opens. For information about this page, see Section 3.4, "Home Page."