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Friday, October 15, 2010

FileNet RM (Record Manager) related informations

* A document is a file which you'll create/save/retrieve/update. Also you can replac the previous version with new updated version.

* A record is a reference to information and provides metadata to manage the information. Records can electronic or physical (i.e. a document stored in CE or a physical book).

* A document which is added to an IBM FileNet P8 content repository, but it is not yet declared as a record is called as ‘document’, not a record. As soon as the document is declared as a record, we consider the document a record.

* Document objects are stored in the Records-enabled content Object Store (ROS) and the corresponding record objects are stored in the File Plan Object Store (FPOS).

* There is no limit on number of document stored on Records Category. The 'Record' is simply a custom object stored in database.

* A record is a reference to information and provides metadata to manage the information. Records can electronic or physical (i.e. a document stored in CE or a physical book).

* An electronic record points to an electronic document, such as a Content Engine (CE) document or an email message.

* A physical record, sometimes referred to as a marker, is metadata about a physical document or other object, such as paper records, tape, or microfilm.

3 comments:

  1. Nice and helpful post. Today we can convert almost any document into electronic record. There are softwares that add digital signature to common types of files such as word, excel, pdf and more.

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  2. This post very well define what is the difference between record and document.Document is information whereas record is reference to information which provides metadata to manage information.We can easily transform document into email.This post is helpful to understand FileNet Record Manager.

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