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Alfresco 3 Cookbook by Snig Bhaumik

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Running Alfresco for the first time

Alfresco comes with mainly two pre-packaged products (or applications)—the Web Client (or Alfresco Explorer) and Alfresco Share.

Here we will explore how to invoke these applications in your web browser.

Getting ready

Run the Alfresco Server. Go to C:\Alfresco (remember, this is the location we assume our Tomcat stack to be deployed from).

Wait until you see the server start-up confirmation message appears.

How to do it...

  1. Open your favorite web browser.
  2. To open Alfresco Explorer, type the URL http://localhost:8080/alfresco. The login screen will appear. By default, an administrator user comes with the Alfresco bundle with the username admin and the password admin.
  3. After login, clicking on Company Home at top-left corner ...

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