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Alfresco CMIS by Martin Bergljung

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Getting repository information

To execute any other operation against a CMIS repository, we first need to find out its identifier, access points, and capabilities. The identifier is used when we want to connect and get a session to work within. It is also important to know the capabilities of a CMIS server, as not all requirements in the CMIS specification are mandatory, and the capabilities tell us what the repository supports and what it doesn't. The access points tell us how to, for example, get access to the top-level folders in the repository. All this information is accessible via the getRepositoryInfo service call.

Before we look at how to get repository information when using the AtomPub or the Browser binding, we will walk through the ...

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