Database

VPD Demo

I think globally accessed contexts and VPD are the most underused database security mechanisms. Probably, it’s because they’re still a bit unknown despite of being here since Oracle 9. I created this simple themo those days that it’s still valid Read more…

By Roberto Nogueras, ago
laequipa.com

Welcome To laequipa.com

Hi everybody, Starting this project has been in my head for some time: a technical blog contributed by the instructors related somehow with Oracle University Spain, in and out the company. Most of us have some tips&tricks, FAQs, code examples… Read more…

By Roberto Nogueras, ago
UCM / WebCenter Content

Localization Files in Oracle Content Server 11g

This is not a well-documented thing. Translation to different languages is done through system component "Localization" and we should look for the files in its resource directory: <Middleware_Home>/Oracle_ECM1/ucm/idc/components/Localization/lang/<language code> . My advice is to take a look to all the files to check what's inside them, but probably, the most useful one of them is ww_strings.xlf, which contains many of the interface strings, as well as the localized values for metadata "Content Type". These files are XML and you can edit them with the editor of yoour choice. (more…)

By Roberto Nogueras, ago
UCM / WebCenter Content

Tutorial: Content Replication between 2 Oracle Content Server instances

Content Replication in Oracle Content Server is one of those "not-so-well-documented features". It's mentioned in the product documentation, but it's not so easy to find a step-by-step tutorial, and that's what I tried to do. For this example, I've setup 2 instances in the same machine: Test1(source) and Test2(target). First step is to start the "System Properties" Application in Test2 and define a new proxy password. We should also make sure that "IP Address Filter" property allows connections from Test1 Machine. (more…)

By Roberto Nogueras, ago
UCM / WebCenter Content

Some thoughts about “Oracle WebCenterContent 11g Essentials” (1z0-542) exam

I passed this exam recently and got the associated certification. If you're thinking about it, I'd like to give you a warning: this exam is complex, because questions go far beyond Webcenter Content to cover the whole suite: Site Studio, Document Capture, URM, IP/M and URM.   I strongly suggest a close look at the  exam guide and using some of the preparation exams offered by a lot of companies. Good Luck! (more…)

By Roberto Nogueras, ago