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Removal of CMS Connectors From Endeca Content Acquisition System (CAS) (Doc ID 1603173.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 26, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Endeca Information Discovery Studio - Version 2.1.0 to 2.4.0 [Release 2.x]
Oracle Commerce Guided Search / Oracle Commerce Experience Manager - Version 1.0.0 to 3.1.2 [Release 1.x to 3.x]
Oracle Commerce Guided Search / Oracle Commerce Experience Manager - Version 11.1 to 11.1 [Release 11]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Beginning in 2007, Endeca contracted with EntropySoft to provide connectors to common Content Management Systems.   These connectors were sold separately as CMS data sources for the Oracle Endeca Content Acquisition System (CAS) data sources:

Each CMS connector above was separately licensed (not included in the Guided Search or CAS license).

In February 2013, Entropysoft was acquired by As a part of this acquisition, Salesforce has provided notice that they will no longer provide support on their products.  Oracle is exercising its right to terminate the contract in order to enter into our Post Termination/Continued Rights period which is valid for five (5) years.  As of November 24, 2013, Oracle Endeca has removed all distributions of EntropySoft-provided CMS Connectors from the CAS product.

What is the impact on existing customers with CMS connector licenses?

What is the impact on existing customers who are interested in purchasing CMS connector licenses or do not currently have CMS connector licenses?



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