This section summarizes the new features and significant product changes for Oracle WebCenter Content in the Oracle Fusion Middleware 12c (12.2.1) release.
The main changes to WebCenter Content are listed in the following sections:
Oracle WebCenter Content includes the following new features and enhancements.
Oracle WebCenter Content User Interface
The interface for WebCenter Content has changed with an update to the Alta skin. It has some User Interface (UI) changes to go with it like relocation of some of the UI elements. For instance, the Title bar is moved to a drop down menu. The new UI is designed to reduce clutter.
The installation process for Oracle WebCenter Content is improved for this release. WebCenter Content User Interface is in the same WebLogic Server domain as other Oracle WebCenter Content components. See Installing and Configuring Oracle WebCenter Content for installation procedures.
Annotation support for documents. For more information see Using Oracle WebCenter Content.
WebCenter Content Server
Imaging: in Release 12c (12.2.1), the Imaging component is embedded in the Content Server and provides the Imaging functionality to the WebCenter Content users. The Imaging 11g Upgrade tool that is provided by the Imaging component is enabled with Content Server by default and is used to migrate imaging documents to the latest version of WebCenter Content.
For more information, see "
Migrating Imaging 11g" in Administering Oracle WebCenter Content.
For the upgrade information see Upgrade Guide for Oracle WebCenter.
Inbound Refinery now supports Telestream's Vantage and command-line interface tools for video rendition sets. For more information see Administering Oracle WebCenter Content.
WebCenter Content Services
EventNotification Services, a new set of services for generating and publishing events.
Imaging Services, a new set of services related to imaging and annotations.
FLD_DELETE updated to support the new Trash feature.
FLD_RESTORE updated to accept a new input parameter, dRevLabel.
For more information see Services Reference for Oracle WebCenter Content.
HTML Converter Template Editor
The new HTML Converter Template Editor replaces the Transit technology Dynamic Converter template editor. It is a Java App that can be run inside a web browser as a Java applet. The interface has changed to support the new Template editor. For more information see Template Editor Guide for Dynamic Converter.
Desktop Integration Suite
The Desktop Integration Suite has many new features and enhancements. Some of the main enhancements include better integration with the Microsoft Office suite of products, access to the folders within WebCenter Content Server, and integration with Lotus Notes. For more information see Using Oracle WebCenter Content: Desktop.
Oracle WebCenter Enterprise Capture
New WLST commands to import & clone a workspace, display Import Processor tokens for a workspace, and delete specific Import Processor HA tokens.
Support for image preservation during import.
Support for document attachments.
Ability to find a document within a batch based on metadata.
Duplicate a document or page.
For more information see Managing Oracle WebCenter Enterprise Capture.
The following applications have been deprecated in WebCenter Content in release 12c (12.2.1):
WebCenter Content IRM
WebCenter Content Content CPS (Content Portlet Suite)
WebCenter Content SharePoint WebParts
WebCenter Content Dynamic Converter Template Editor (Transit)
WebCenter Content Tracker Reports
WebCenter Content URM Adapters
WebCenter IPM Managed Server
WebCenter Content Integrated JSP TomCat Support
The Folders_g component will be deprecated in a future release.
The Folders_g component is available and supported in release12.2.1 and also in release12.2.2. However, it will be removed in a future release and customers should make plans to migrate to FrameworkFolders.
The AXF and 11g Solutions (AP in particular) are not being delivered in 12.2.1. Customers can keep their 11g systems running to support AXF/Solutions and continue to use the 11g version of the manual, namely these books:
Administering the Application Adapters for Oracle WebCenter
Using the Application Adapters for Oracle WebCenter
The following books belong to the WebCenter Content suite but have not been updated for Release 12c (12.2.1) and are not included in the documentation library:
Configuring the XDS Connector for Oracle WebCenter Content
Oracle Fusion Middleware Configuring and Using the DICOM Component
Oracle WebCenter Content Site Studio for External Applications Java API Reference
Oracle WebCenter Content Technical Reference for Oracle Site Studio
Oracle WebCenter Forms Recognition AP Project Guide
Oracle WebCenter Forms Recognition Designer User's Guide
Oracle WebCenter Forms Recognition Runtime Server User's Guide
Oracle WebCenter Forms Recognition Verifier User's Guide
Oracle WebCenter Forms Recognition Web Verifier User's Guide
Oracle WebCenter Forms Recognition AP Project Migration Guide
Oracle WebCenter Forms Recognition Product Migration Guide
Oracle WebCenter Forms Recognition Scripting User's Guide
Oracle WebCenter Forms Recognition Installation Guide
Oracle WebCenter Forms Recognition/Capture Integration Guide
Oracle Fusion Middleware Using Oracle WebCenter Content on Mobile Devices
Oracle Fusion Middleware Administering the Oracle WebCenter Content Storage Connector for Microsoft SharePoint
To access the above 22.214.171.124 WebCenter Content books, visit the doc library on OTN at:
The following books have been decommissioned due to the products being deprecated in this release:
Oracle Fusion Middleware Installing an Evaluation Instance of Oracle WebCenter Content
Oracle Fusion Middleware Administering Oracle WebCenter Content: Imaging
Oracle Fusion Middleware Using Oracle WebCenter Content: Imaging
Oracle Fusion Middleware Developing Oracle WebCenter Content: Imaging
Oracle WebCenter Content: Imaging Java API Reference
Oracle Fusion Middleware Oracle IRM Server Java API Reference
Oracle Fusion Middleware Administrator's Guide for Oracle IRM Server
Oracle Fusion Middleware User's Guide for Oracle IRM Desktop
Oracle Fusion Middleware External User Support Guide for Oracle IRM Desktop
Oracle Fusion Middleware Developer's Guide for Oracle IRM Server
Oracle Fusion Middleware Oracle IRM Server Java API Reference
Oracle Fusion Middleware Developer's Guide for Content Integration Suite
Oracle WebCenter Content Deployment Guide for Content Portlet Suite
For Release 12c (12.2.1), this book has been updated in several ways. Following are the sections that have changed.
Removed chapters pertaining to the deprecated content, namely the Oracle WebCenter Content: Imaging and the Oracle Information Rights Management chapters.
Not included the Oracle WebCenter Application Adapters chapter as the AXF and 11g Solutions (AP in particular) are not being delivered in 12.2.1.