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Documentum 6.5 Content Management Foundations by Pawan Kumar

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Resolving aliases

Aliases provide placeholders for users, groups, locations, and ACLs. When a real value is substituted for a placeholder (alias reference), the alias is said to be resolved. Thus, alias resolution completes the missing information such that the objects and properties dependent on the aliases become usable.

Alias resolution looks up the appropriate value for an alias name from an alias set. If the alias set name is present in the reference, the lookup process is straightforward—pick up the value corresponding to the alias name from the specified alias set.

On the other hand, if the alias set name is omitted, Content Server tries to locate an appropriate alias set to look up the alias value. This lookup process utilizes a concept ...

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