JCR-RMI Extention Road Map

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JCR-RMI Extention Road Map

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This functionality was removed from Alfresco in 5.0.b.

Release 1

  Release Date: May 1st, 2006

The first release will contain the basic features required to get the Alfresco JCR     interface bound. 

Basic binding class

The binding utility is the class which binds the JCR repository exposed by spring (Found in the Alfresco JCR module) with an RMI naming service. 

Basic unit tests

Unit testing is a challenge because RMI requires a certain amount of infrastructure.  We will look at providing some level of unit testing for this extention.

Spring bean configuration

The binding utility is instantiated and managed by Spring.

Properties file based configuration

Implementation specific configuration will be located in a properties file.  This configuration is not very user friendly but it is the basics. It can be overridden at the server level by putting a configuration file of the same name and path in the classpath.

Basic documentation

The Alfresco JCR-RMI extention is a very basic Alfresco extention with a only a few moving parts, however we will attempt to provide as much documentation as we can.   

Release 2

  Release Date: July 1st, 2006 

The second release will focus on making the extention easier to use by providing a configuration and control panel for the binding utility.  Configuration will be stored in the repository.

Use Cases

Update configuration

User updates RMI configuration (Server name, Server port, Binding name)


Unbind Alfresco JCR component from the RMI registry.


bind Alfresco JCR component in the RMI registry.

Other Ideas

  RMI Activation