As first post for 2013 I want to share with you all this new screencast about the straightforward configuration and how it works the new version of LibreOffice with Alfresco. Note that my demo was done with Alfresco Enterprise 4.1 but this CMIS integration also should works with Alfresco Community 4.2. As you can see check-in/out and versioning with comments are already supported out-of-the-box from LibreOffice.
Also I would like to highlight the connection binding URL “http://localhost:8080/alfresco/cmisws/RepositoryService?wsdl” that is automatically filled by LibreOffice at configuration time, this URL is the new CMIS Web Services binding address for Alfresco 4.
Alfresco 4 CMIS binding address (based on OpenCMIS):
CMIS Web Services Binding: WSDL Documents = http://localhost:8080/alfresco/cmisws
CMIS AtomPub Binding: AtomPub Service Document = http://localhost:8080/alfresco/cmisatom
Alfresco 3 CMIS binding address (based on Apache CXF, obsolete/deprecated)
CMIS Web Services Binding: WSDL Documents = http://localhost:8080/alfresco/cmis
CMIS AtomPub Binding: AtomPub Service Document = http://localhost:8080/alfresco/service/cmis
More info about Alfresco and CMIS here.
7 thoughts to “Integration demo between LibreOffice 4 and Alfresco 4 with CMIS”
Great post Toni!
Now Online editing through the desktop it’s not only restricted to Ms Office
I’ve been thinking which language to use for my response, but I don’t have much to say 🙂
hahaha me neither! Thanks mate!
Nice integration and effort for interoperability from Libreoffice, Toni. I saw some preview of the CMIS component of Libreoffice 3, but i think that it only gives us the orientation of a network drive, i.e., I use Libreoffice and open a file from a network drive (configured inside my Libreoffice client), but not from Alfresco Share, neither from a CMIS network drive integrated in the Desktop.
In my opinion, it is more interesting to have the possibility of browse and search in Alfresco Share, open an hyperlink directly in Firefox and edit online with Libreoffice. I think this is more interesting for the final user. This can be done with Webdav protocol (Libreoffice is also a webdav client) in any ** operating system ** only with some minor client adjustments of the browser (Firefox).
In fact, the online edition (via webdav) is also possible for previous versions of Alfresco, Firefox and Openoffice.
Thanks for sharing this, Cesar. I agree with you, the online edit is a better approach for end users.