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Python CMIS Scripts for Alfresco

Introduction

CMIS stands for Content Management Interoperability Services.  Using CMIS within Python scripts is a handy way to export/import data from/to Alfresco (or any other CMIS-compliant document management system) or do mass updates of data within Alfresco.  This can be changes to document attributes or even changes to the documents themselves.  If you come from a relational database background, think of CMIS scripts fulfilling a similar role with Alfresco as SQL scripts do with relational databases.

Python cmislib from Apache Chemistry is a CMIS client library for Python.  This tutorial shows you how to install Python and CMIS on a Ubuntu computer.

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