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FAQ: WebCenter Sites Install: Delivery System vs. Development/Content Management System (Doc ID 1547773.1)

Last updated on MARCH 01, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Sites - Version 7 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


 This FAQ covers the most frequently asked questions about differences between delivery installs and development/content management installs.

Questions and Answers

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In this Document
Questions and Answers
 For a stand-alone development environment, during the 'Sites System Type' selection of installation, should you select 'Development or Content Management System' or 'Delivery System'?
 Can you use Development System as Delivery System?
 Can you Publish a Site into Development System?
 How can you check whether an installation was done in development mode or in delivery mode?
 What are the advantages of one type of install over the other?
 Can you change the development system to delivery system after installation?
 Will there be a need to install a Delivery System in addition to Development/Content Management system in a standalone installation? Or can delivery system functionality be provided by 'Development or Management' System in a standalone installation?
 If you do use a development install for delivery, what are the necessary steps needed to protect the server?

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