Greetings. Currently using P8 5.1 (zLinux) and I have the need to retrieve the associated hyperlink of an item using a content engine web service query - or even the EJB API layer. It seems I can retrieve any other value imaginable.
If this is possible, my next question will be to update another Item (metadata only Item - no content with this Item), and put the previously retrieved hyperlink in this other item so it can point to the same piece of content (via hyperlink).
Pinned topic How to retrieve the hyperlink value of an item using CEWS
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Updated on 2012-07-06T12:11:50Z at 2012-07-06T12:11:50Z by JCanipe
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Re: How to retrieve the hyperlink value of an item using CEWS2012-07-03T18:03:01ZThis is the accepted answer. This is the accepted answer.There are a lot of "it depends" factors in the answer.
In CEWS itself, there is no such hyperlink value. To have the kind of hyperlink you are probably thinking about, it would have to work with HTTP GET. CEWS is a SOAP-based web service, and all operations use HTTP POST with a non-trivial XML payload.
To have a hyperlink that refers to a CE object, you need some kind of mid-tier to interpret your hyperlink, including any parameters encoded into the URL. For example, FileNet Workplace provides a GetContent servlet that performs that function. The URL path and query portions are interpreted by the GetContent servlet and are not meaningful elsewhere.
A promising standard that might suit your needs is Content Management Interopability Services (CMIS). It provides web services and REST-ful APIs for common content management operations. A CMIS provider is included with recent P8 releases.
Re: How to retrieve the hyperlink value of an item using CEWS2012-07-03T20:22:19ZThis is the accepted answer. This is the accepted answer.
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I realize multivalue properties can do this. But due to the accounts I am dealing with, there may be thousands of Items pointing to the same piece of content. This does cause overhead with IBM Content Integrator when returning the data from a query.
Thank you for any assistance you can provide.
Re: How to retrieve the hyperlink value of an item using CEWS2012-07-06T12:11:50ZThis is the accepted answer. This is the accepted answer.
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