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Solution packaging and deployement using both BA Studio and ACCE configuration
The goal is to automate as much as possible the CP4A/BA Studio solution deployment.
For the moment, when you design a solution within BA Studio, for the document management part, you can only configure the document types, associated properties and some basic parameters. As soon as we need to configure more finely the content management part (security, behavior, etc), we need to use the ACCE.
There’s some direct impact of this limitation on the detailed configuration capability within BA Studio for the Content Management part on the solution rollout/lifecycle:
- Once we need to use ACCE for some advance management configuration, it’s no more possible to deploy a BA Studio solution using only the standard solution deployment process. It requires to complete the deployment with FileNet Deployment Manager (FDM) tool to deploy ACCE specific configurations.
As the goal is to automate the solution deployment across many CP4A environments without human interaction, FDM is a problem because there’s a command line to execute the work but the selection of the items to be deployed from one environment to another one is still a manual operation.
Our request is to enhance BA Studio/solution deployment to be able to package the solution with all configuration (including the configuration from the ACCE) and therefore rollout the solution to many CP4A deployment without adding FDM operations.
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