Alfresco share connection with SQL

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kazmi5
Member II

Alfresco share connection with SQL

Hello,

My lab where I work has an alfresco and I can log in from the lab PC with my lab credentials to the alfresco share. I can see the dashboard.

If I install a MySQL or PostgreSQL server on the same computer, can I connect it with my alfresco dashboard??

if yes how can I do that??

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EddieMay
Community Manager
Community Manager

Re: Alfresco share connection with SQL

Hi @kazmi5 

If I understand your question correctly, then the answer is no. Alfresco uses a database like MySQL to store the document metadata, which is then displayed along with a document in Share. You will not see anything about the database (schema, tables, etc) inside Share.

So, installing an additional database on your server/laptop will not have anything to do with Alfresco and will certainly not be visible within Share or any other Alfresco UI.

Hope that helps,

Digital Community Manager, Alfresco Software.
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