This guide provides detailed information about Oracle WebCenter Content services, which are functions or procedures performed by the Oracle WebCenter Content Server and predefined components.


This guide is intended for developers who use services to customize the software and for application developers who access Oracle WebCenter Content Server functions.

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Related Documents

For more information, see the following documents in the Oracle WebCenter Content documentation set:

Further details about Oracle WebCenter Content Server services and their use can be found in The Definitive Guide to Stellent Content Server Development by Brian Huff, 2006, Apress, Berkeley, CA.


The following text conventions are used in this document:

Convention Meaning


Boldface type indicates graphical user interface elements associated with an action, or terms defined in text or the glossary.


Italic type indicates book titles, emphasis, or placeholder variables for which you supply particular values.


Monospace type indicates commands within a paragraph, URLs, code in examples, text that appears on the screen, or text that you enter.


The notation ucm_home is used to refer to the ORACLE_HOME directory, which contains read-only information including the shared directory, the bin directory for standalone applications, files for standard components, and other run-time files. The location is specified by the IdcHomeDir entry.


The notation instance_dir/ is used to refer to the location on your system where specific Oracle WebCenter Content Server instance files are installed, which contains data, archive, and search directories, custom components, and other directories shared between clustered nodes. The location is specified by the IntradocDir entry.


The notation ucm_domain_dir is used to refer to the domain directory, which contains the Oracle UCM configuration (Oracle WebCenter Content Server, Inbound Refinery, Records Manager). It points to the appropriate IdcHomeDir and IntradocDir entries.

Forward slash (/)

Forward slashes (/) are used to separate the directory levels in a path name.