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Metadata assigned to content through WebDAV (Doc ID 448195.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 15, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Universal Content Management - Version: 7.5.1 to 11.1.1.3.0 - Release: Stellent to 11g
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Product: Content Server
Version: 7.5.1

Goal

You currently have some rules and profiles that pre-populate metadata for checked in documents. However, when a document is checked in through WebDAV, it will take the metadata that is assigned to the folder that it is checked into. Is this correct behavior?

Solution

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In this Document
  Goal
  Solution
     This is in fact standard behavior of the folder's component. When checking in a document through the WebDAV interface, it will pre-populate the piece of content with all the preset metadata from the folder since there is no option to select which metadata to place with that piece of content. When you check in a piece of content into the folder through the standard Stellent check in page, the rules will then populate the metadata fields as they are designed. The rules only apply to checkins done through the standard Stellent check in page.

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