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roberto sandovalroberto sandoval 

Salesforce integration with FileNet

Hey everyone, 

Looking for some direction on how to integrate FileNet and Salesforce. I have MuleSoft as the middleware. Any adive? pointers on how to make this a succesful integration?

Thanks so much

Hi Roberto,
I hope it will be helpful.

vasu syagonda 7vasu syagonda 7
using rest api and calling filenet api. and WSI - http://<hostname>:<port>/wsi/FNCEWS40SOAP/wsdl.
Two methods:
1 ) if you want to store or retrieve documents to /from filenet its using MTOM , its pretty straightforward.But There was a difficulty when the stream size is greater than the content element ingestion size, it would probably fail to ingest.
2) If you want to pass associated userid to have to pass it via user token its little tough.
3) We used a different approach, to pass user id as metadata to store it in document class as additional parameter. Where as actual ingestion of document is done using filenet admin account.We could implement that succesfully, using method3.
4)On the client size of sales force, rendered document was displaying well in native browsers as it was PDF,  but for other doc types, we could not support. Infact we dont need any other layer like mulesoft, just a middle layer like java/filenet wrapper apis should help you.thx
David Lewis 22David Lewis 22
Intellective is introducing a new solution called Unity for Salesforce which, out of the box, provides seamless integration between Salesforce Lightning environments and IBM FileNet Content Manager.  It is in the final stages of security review with Salesforce and will be available on AppExchange soon.  However, it is available now from Intellective if you'd like to take a look.  In addition to integrating with FileNet, the solution also integrates with other CMIS repositories like Sharepoint and Alfresco, as well as Box, and can do a single cross repository Enterprise search of content all from the Salesforce Lightning UI. 

Even more impressive, it provides the same seamless integration for IBM Case Manager/Business Automation Workflow.  From the Salesforce Lightning UI, Salesforce users can start, interact with, or complete workflows running outside of Salesforce in IBM Case Manager or Business Automation Workflow.  With Unity for Salesforce, Salesforce users now have the ability to truly have a 360 degree view of all authorized information across the Enterprise.

Check it out: