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This provides services for reading, writing, and querying global attributes.
Information AttributeService
Support Status Full Support
Architecture Information Platform Architecture
Description Attributes are a system-wide storage system. Attributes typically have up to three keys (known as a key set) and a value. Attributes are stored in the database (rather than the repository). An example of use is for persisting system-wide JMX configuration properties in Alfresco Enterprise.

The AttributeService provides a Java interface for creating and managing Attributes, including such operations as:

  • Getting a collection of Attributes
  • Getting a single Attribute
  • Creating an Attribute
  • Removing an Attribute
  • Removing a collection of Attributes

Collections of Attributes can be processed on retrieval by implementing a callback handler object. The callback handler object's handleAttribute method is invoked for each Attribute retrieved.

Deployment - App Server Deploy as AMP or Simple Module (JAR) package.
Deployment - SDK Project Use SDK archetypes to produce AMP or Simple Module.
Java API Java API Documentation
Java example For examples see how email aliases are stored and also here. You can also see an example in the Repo Usage Component implementation.
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