Alfresco ECM

Enterprise Content Management

The open-source ECM platform for organisations who desire smart and modern software to increasecontrol of critical business content, optimise processes and make collaboration effortless

Why choose Alfresco ?

Alfresco ECM (Enterprise Content Management) is the chosen ECM platform for NASA, FOX, Michelin and thousands more enterprise customers worldwide. It is an open and powerful ECM capable of integrating well with your existing document-centric applications and processes. Developed using Java technology, the Alfresco ECM platform can provide your business with simple access to content with a rich user experience which facilitates easy collaboration, maximising the value of your content.

In many organisations, documents are business-critical where the maintenance, storage, security and access to which are very important for the business. Whilst Alfresco allows for a central location forstorage (repository), it also provides strong access control, ensuring that sensitive documents, such as contracts for example, can only be viewed and edited by explicitly authorised users. Users of Alfresco can access from the web and mobile so that you can view your business documents and perform operations from any location, and content can be shared in a way which is secure and controlled. The strong audit trail feature ensures effective compliance and transparency. Alfresco features a review and approval process which improves efficiency in organisations and provides a clear business process management structure, removing uncertainty and length in the approval cycle whilst also furthering collaboration. Besides Alfresco allows to classify content with business coordinates using categories and tags, which ease specialized faceted searches over the indexed content.


We are experts with over 6 years experience in the implementation, development and integration of Alfresco ECM. ZYLK designs and optimises the Alfresco ECM platform to suit the needs of clients, allowing them to organise and consolidate content to improve productivity and regain control of valuable corporate information. Our tailored client solutions include the design of document repositories, content-centric applications, collaborative intranets, business process management (BPM) processes and third-party integrations, such as the digital signature application Desktop Client by Sinadura. The Alfresco ECM platform allows us to design repositories capable of extending and scaling the concept of document-centric collaborative intranet for a diverse range of clients.

Our team is specialised and consists of developers, engineers and administrators certified by Alfresco (ACA and ACE). We are active participants in the Alfresco Community of developers. Our Alfresco expertise benefits the wider Community of users through our extensive input into Alfresco forums and through our own blog. ZYLK also maintains a strong presence in the events of the Alfresco Community, contributing regularly to those organised by both the Community, such as Alfresco Meetups, BeeCon and those officially organised by Alfresco itself, such as the Alfresco Summits and Alfresco Days.



Libreoffice addon for online edition in Alfresco Share

Alfresco Share addon for online edition provides webdav links for online edition for LibreOffice/OpenOffice and MS-Office mimetypes.

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OpenLDAP Authentication subsystem compatible with CIFS

Alfresco provides some authentication subsystems compatible with CIFS drives (as passthru or kerberos), but not for an openLDAP subsystem. This component solves this problem.

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Sinadura for Alfresco 5

Protocol-based digital signature integration for Alfresco ECM

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Jul 20, 2019

How to check Alfresco CMIS queries

During developing a content centric application in CMIS with your favorite language and library (OpenCMIS, cmislib, DotCMIS, PortCMIS), it is usual to check your CMIS queries against repository. You can do it easily in several ways: Let's give some examples that may be useful in some situation: SELECT * FROM cmis:document WHERE cmis:createdBy = 'mjackson' SELECT * FROM qshare:shared WHERE qshare:sharedBy = 'ccl001' ORDER BY cmis:creationDate...

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Jun 28, 2019

Basic security for Elastic Search is now free

As you probably know, Elastic Search is a distributed, document-oriented search and analytics engine, which supports structured and unstructured queries with a schemaless model ahead of time. Elastic Search is used as a search engine, and often for web-scale log analytics or real-time application monitoring. In the past, we previously wrote some examples for

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May 22, 2019

Listing thousands of noderefs with Alfresco REST API

Many situations in Alfresco support involve some minor modifications of thousands of documents or/and folders. Let's say we need to clean some metadata property, to add or remove some aspect, or renaming filenames for a given bunch of nodes, where bunch is here defined as several thousands of nodes. In these cases, we often obtain the corresponding list of noderefs, and later we process batch actions over the given set of nodes. For example: ...

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Dec 16, 2017

See you in Alfresco Devcon 2018

Last week, it was published the Alfresco Devcon 2018 conference program, that will celebrate in Lisbon next January. Many Alfresco experts of the community, customers, partners, and employees will participate on this fantastic event, around Alfresco related technologies. The program looks really interesting and trendy, with topics such as production-ready Docker stacks, Alfresco deployments using Kubernetes, AWS use cases, SDK 3.0 setups, Alfresco Development Framework (ADF)...

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Aug 8, 2017

Basic Nagios setup for Alfresco Community

Today I publish a basic Nagios setup for monitoring Alfresco Community with the help of OOTB Support Tools addon, including recent commands about SOLR indices. Other links:

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Sep 4, 2017

Docker image for Nagios setup for Alfresco Community

Recently, I started to play with Docker and Vagrant. Many docker images are available in Alfresco Community projects, and recently Alfresco published a very interesting Vagrant Sandbox for the complete platform. My first Docker image is now published on github for a basic setup of Nagios/Icinga for Alfresco...

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