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.
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 ...