Oracle – Stellent

Oracle – Stellent

Oracle announced that it has agreed to acquire Stellent, Inc. (NASDAQ: STEL), a global provider of enterprise content management (ECM) software solutions, through a cash tender offer for $13.50 per share, or approximately $440 million. On December 14, 2006, Oracle completed its acquisition of Stellent Inc., a global provider of enterprise content management (ECM) software solutions.

The combination of Oracle and Stellent offers customers secure, reliable, and highly scalable content management solutions that meet the day-to-day needs of all users across the enterprise, while also delivering sophisticated ECM capabilities to professional users.

More details about the same in press release

Oracle Enterprise Content Management:

Oracle Enterprise Content Management is the industry’s most unified enterprise content management platform that enables you to leverage industry-leading document management, Web content management, digital asset management, and records management functionality to build your business applications. Building a strategic enterprise content management infrastructure for content and applications helps you to reduce costs, easily share content across the enterprise, minimize risk, automate expensive, time-intensive and manual processes, and consolidate multiple Web sites onto a single platform.

Here we will see the installation and use of Oracle Universal Content Management.


UCM (Universal Content Management) uses any of the existing database like Oracle, IBM DB2, Sybase, SQL Server etc and creates repository for document management.
Also UCM needs apache installtion version 2.0 or more.

Pre-Installation Steps:

Before starting the installation, make sure to create a new tablespace in your database for conctent management. Also create a new user for content management. This will be the user used by tool for entry into the database.

SQL> create tablespace cs_tbs datafile ‘/u01/app/oracle/product/oradata/cs_tbs01.dbf’ size 500M extent management local
2  segment space management auto;

Tablespace created.

SQL> create user csuser identified by welcome
2  default tablespace cs_tbs
3  temporary tablespace temp
4  quota unlimited on cs_tbs account unlock;

User created.

Installating Apache (version 2.0 or more):

You need to have Apache http server installed for accessing this product. The version for Apache should be 2.0 or more. You can install apache by following this URL.

Universal Content Management Installation:

[oracle@ocvmrh2023 linux]$ ./

Please select your locale from the list.
*1. English-US
2. English-UK

Throughout the install, when entering a text value, you can press Enter to accept the default that appears between square brackets ([]). When selecting from a list, you can select the choice followed by an asterisk by pressing Enter.

Select installation type from the list.
*1. Install new server
2. Update a server

Content Server Installation Directory

Please enter the full pathname to the installation directory.
Content Server Core Folder [/stellent/server]:

Create Directory
*1. yes
2. no

Java virtual machine
*1. Sun Java 1.5.0_11 JDK
2. Specify a custom Java virtual machine
Installing with Java version 1.5.0_11.

Enter the location of the native file repository. This directory contains the native files checked in by contributors.
Content Server Native Vault Folder [/u01/app/oracle/product/UCM/stellent/server/vault/]:

Create Directory
*1. yes
2. no

Enter the location of the web-viewable file repository. This directory contains files that can be accessed through the web
Content Server Weblayout Folder [/u01/app/oracle/product/UCM/stellent/server/weblayout/]:

Create Directory
*1. yes
2. no

This server can be configured to manage its own authentication or to allow another master to act as an authentication proxy.
Configure this server as a master or proxied server.
*1. Configure as a master server.
2. Configure as server proxied by a local master server.

During installation, an admin server can be installed and configured to manage this server. If there is already an admin server
on this system, you can have the installer configure it to administrate this server instead.
Select admin server configuration.
*1. Install an admin server to manage this server.
2. Configure an existing admin server to manage this server.
3. Don’t configure an admin server.

Enter the location of an executable to start your web browser. This browser will be used to display the online help.
Web Browser Path [/usr/bin/mozilla]:

Content Server locale
*1. English-US
2. English-UK

Please select the region for your timezone from the list.
*1. Use the timezone setting for your operating system
2. Pacific
3. America
4. Atlantic
5. Europe
6. Africa
7. Asia
8. Indian
9. Australia

If you are working with multilingual content, you may want to set the file encoding for the content server to UTF-8. If not set
to UTF-8, the server will use the native encoding of your operating system.
Use UTF-8 file encoding
1. yes
*2. no

Please enter the port number that will be used to connect to the Content Server. This port must be otherwise unused.
Content Server Port [4444]:

Please enter the port number that will be used to connect to the Admin Server. This port must be otherwise unused.
Admin Server Port [4440]:

Enter a security filter for the Content Server port. Hosts which are allowed to communicate directly with the Content Server
port may access any Content Server managed resource. Insure that hosts which need access are included in the filter. See the
installation guide for more details.
Incoming connection address filter []:|

*** Content Server URL Prefix

The URL prefix specified here is used when generating HTML pages that refer to the contents of the weblayout directory within
the installation. This prefix must be mapped in the web server Additional Document Directories section of the Content Management
administration menu to the physical location of the weblayout directory.

For example, “/stellent/” would be used in your installation to refer to the URL which
would be mapped in the web server to the physical location /stellent/server/weblayout.
Web Server Relative Root [/idc/]:

Enter the name of the local mail server. The Content Server will contact this system to deliver email.
Company Mail Server [mail]:

Enter the e-mail address for the system administrator.
Administrator E-Mail Address [sysadmin@mail]:

*** Web Server Address

Many generated HTML pages refer to the web server you are using. The address specified here will be used when generating those
pages. The address should include the host and domain name in most cases. If your webserver is running on a port other than 80,
append a colon and the port number.

Web Server HTTP Address [ocvmrh2023]:

Enter the name for this instance. This name should be unique across your entire enterprise. It may not contain characters other
than letters, numbers, and underscores.
Content Server Instance Name [idc]:

Enter a short label for this instance. This label is used on web pages to identify this instance. It should be less than 12
characters long.
Content Server Instance Label [idc]:

Enter a long description for this instance.
Content Server Description [Content Server idc]:

Web Server
*1. Apache
2. Sun ONE
3. Configure manually

Please select a database from the list below to use with the Content Server.
Content Server Database
*1. Oracle
2. Microsoft SQL Server 2005
3. Microsoft SQL Server 2000
4. Sybase
5. DB2
6. Custom JDBC settings
7. Skip database configuration

Manually configure JDBC settings for this database
1. yes
*2. no

Manually configure JDBC settings for this database
1. yes
*2. no
Choice? n

Oracle Server Hostname [localhost]:ocvmrh2023

Oracle Listener Port Number [1521]:

*** Database User ID

The user name is used to log into the database used by the content server.
Oracle User [user]:csuser

*** Database Password

The password is used to log into the database used by the content server.
Oracle Password []:

Oracle Instance Name [ORACLE]:orcl

Configure the JVM to find the JDBC driver in a specific jar file
1. yes
*2. no

The installer can attempt to create the database tables or you can manually create them. If you choose to manually create the
tables, you should create them now.
Attempt to create database tables
1. yes
*2. no

The database you selected supports using Unicode (UCS-2) text fields instead of native encoded text fields. If you are working
with multilingual content, you may want to use Unicode text fields instead of native encoding text fields.
Use Unicode text fields
1. yes
*2. no

Select components to install.
1. CheckOutAndOpen: Checkout and Open component
*2. CheckSCSHealth: Content Server health checking support
*3. comptool: Command-line component installation tool
*4. ConfigMigrationUtility: Configuration packaging and installation utility
5. ExtranetLook: Extranet website support
6. FileStoreProvider: Alternate FileStoreProvider Implementation
7. LinkManager8: Hypertext link management support
8. OracleQueryOptimizer: Tool for configuring database query hints
*9. PopUpCalendar: Popup calendar for selecting dates
10. ProxyConnections8: Proxy connections plugin support
11. ThreadedDiscussions: Threaded discussion management
*12. CoreWebdav: Content Server Core WebDAV support
*13. WebUrlMapPlugin: Web URL mapping tool
*14. WsdlGenerator: WSDL generator tool
*15. YahooUserInterfaceLibrary: Yahoo User Interface components
16. DBSearchContainsOpSupport: Database Search ‘contains’ operator support.
Enter numbers separated by commas to toggle, 0 to unselect all, F to finish:

Checking configuration. . .

Configuration OK.

Review install settings. . .
Content Server Core Folder: /u01/app/oracle/product/UCM/stellent/server
Java virtual machine: Sun Java 1.5.0_11 JDK
Content Server Native Vault Folder: /u01/app/oracle/product/UCM/stellent/server/vault/
Content Server Weblayout Folder: /u01/app/oracle/product/UCM/stellent/server/weblayout/
Proxy authentication through another server: no
Install admin server: yes
Web Browser Path: /usr/bin/mozilla
Content Server locale: English-US
Content Server Port: 4444
Admin Server Port: 4440
Incoming connection address filter:|
Web Server Relative Root: /idc/
Company Mail Server: mail
Administrator E-Mail Address: sysadmin@mail
Web Server HTTP Address: ocvmrh2023
Content Server Instance Name: idc
Content Server Instance Label: idc
Content Server Description: Content Server idc
Web Server: Apache
Content Server Database: Oracle
Manually configure JDBC settings for this database: false
Oracle Server Hostname: ocvmrh2023
Oracle Listener Port Number: 1521
Oracle User: csuser
Oracle Password: zOM7/dPTbxKhdCRQzA4jSV9eBjlsXKu4A4fJY/StGPU=
Oracle Instance Name: orcl
Configure the JVM to find the JDBC driver in a specific jar file: false
Attempt to create database tables: yes
Use Unicode text fields: no


Proceed with install
*1. Proceed
2. Change configuration
3. Recheck the configuration
4. Abort installation
Finished install type Install at 7/26/07 8:20 AM.

Post Install Steps:

Carry out the following changes in Apache configuration file httpd.conf. Add following entry (after making the changes specific to your installation) at the end of file.

LoadModule IdcApacheAuth /u01/app/oracle/product/UCM/stellent/server/shared/os/linux/lib/
IdcUserDB idc “/u01/app/oracle/product/UCM/stellent/server/data/users/userdb.txt”

Also set the alias for weblayout directory present in install base. Add the below content (after making the changes specific to your installation) in the lines of “location” settings in configuration file.

Alias /idc “/u01/app/oracle/product/UCM/stellent/server/weblayout”
<Location /idc>
Order allow,deny
Allow from all
DirectoryIndex portal.htm
IdcSecurity idc

Login Access:


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