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The Oxygen XML Web Author includes a generic CMIS connector plugin that provides the ability to use Web Author with various types of content management platforms:
  • Alfresco
  • SharePoint On-Premise
  • FileNet

The plugin provides an interface for browsing files, opening the files in the editor, and submitting changes.

Configuring the CMIS Connector Plugin

  1. Go to your Administration Page.
  2. Select Plugins.
  3. Click the Configure icon next to the CMIS plugin.

    Step Result: This opens the plugin configuration dialog box.

    Figure 1. CMIS Connector Plugin Configuration Dialog Box
  4. Enter the options in the Plugin configuration dialog box:
    • Server URL - The URL of your server. Examples:
      • Alfresco - http://[host]:[port]/alfresco/api/-default-/public/cmis/versions/1.1/atom
      • SharePoint On-Premise - http://[host]/path/to/folder
      • FileNet - http://[host]:[port]/fncmis/resources/Service
    • Server name - This name will appear in the Web Author Dashboard as the name for the tab that users will select to browse files. It will also appear in the Web Author editor interface as the name of a toolbar drop-down menu used for checking out an opened file or checking in modified files.
    • Server logo URL (Optional) - You can specify a URL for a logo that will appear in the Web Author Dashboard for the tab that users will select to browse for files.
    • Autosave interval (seconds) - Specifies how often modified files are automatically saved.
    • Check out required - If you select this option, files will be opened in the Web Author editor in read-only mode and users will need to check out the file to edit it.
  5. Click Apply.
  6. Restart Oxygen XML Web Author.