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Alfresco 3 Records Management by Dick Weisinger

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How does it work?

We've looked at the types of steps that can be performed on a record during its lifecycle. In this "How does it work?" section, let's look slightly more deeply at some of those steps.

The unique record ID

When a record container, such as the Series, Category, or Folder is created, or when a record is filed, a unique record identifier for the record is created. Many companies are already using an internal convention for creating unique record IDs.

The record ID naming convention within Alfresco is YYYY-SeqNumber, that is, the year followed by a unique sequence counter. An example of this is the record ID 2010-0000003909.

Ideally, it would be nice if the unique record IDs were easily configurable, but the code for generating the ...

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