For any system, how easy it can be configured and extended is very important. Alfresco provides an easy configuration and extension mechanism. The components of Alfresco such as its database, content store location, e-mail, authentication, and so on, can very easily be configured based on business needs. Alfresco provides different ways to extend and configure the system.
This chapter will provide you with an introduction on some ways to configure Alfresco's different components and a few important configuration properties.
By the end of this chapter, you would have learned about the following: