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Using the CMIS Workbench with Alfresco

The CMIS Workbench is a CMIS desktop client for developers. It is a repository browser and an interactive test bed for the OpenCMIS client API.
  1. Download the CMIS workbench zip file from the Apache Chemistry website.
  2. Unpack the contents of the zip file to a new directory.
  3. Navigate to the directory and run the following command to install the workbench:

    • Unix:
    • Windows: workbench.bat
  4. During the installation:
    1. In the URL field, enter the Alfresco CMIS URL:


      Note: This URL has changed since Alfresco One 4.2.1.

      For a Browser binding, use http://localhost:8080/alfresco/api/-default-/cmis/versions/1.1/browser.

    2. Enter the user name and password.
    3. Click Load Repositories.
    4. Click Login.
  5. In the CMIS workbench, check that you can connect to the Alfresco repository by running CMIS functions such as creating, updating, and deleting folders.

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