Friday, November 27, 2009

Alfresco CIFS on Windows XP

Below steps will enable to Configure Alfresco CIFS on Windows Platform

1. Create file-server-custom.xml in alfresco/extension package

<alfresco-config area="file-servers">

<!-- To override the default Alfresco filesystem use replace="true", to -->
<!-- add additional filesystems remove the replace="true" attribute -->

<config evaluator="string-compare" condition="Filesystems" replace="true">

<filesystem name="Alfresco">
<!-- Add a URL file to each folder that links back to the web client -->

<!-- Mark locked files as offline -->

<!-- Desktop actions -->



<accessControl default="Write">
<user name="admin" access="Write"/>
<address subnet="" mask="" access="Write"/>

<!-- AVM virtualization view of all stores/versions for WCM -->
<avmfilesystem name="AVM">



2. Enable Debug setting for CIFS server (so that you can see successful execution on CIFS @ tomcat\webapps\alfresco\WEB-INF\classes\
3. Restart Tomcat and Map Drive with \\alfresco109A\Alfresco

If your are still unable to get CIFS server up...
Please be sure

1. Your custom-configuration is deployed on tomcat server (see in "tomcat\webapps\alfresco\WEB-INF\classes\alfresco\extension" or in jar if you are using jar for your application module).
2. Your computer name should be less than 15 character.

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