Extended support for the Documentum 6.7 stack, and thus Advanced Document Transformation Services (ADTS) with the Adlib backend, ends on April 30, 2018. For those clients that have not upgraded to the 7.X environment, there is significant risk exposure. As part of our making Documentum better series, TSG is recommending upgrading to Adlib rather than […]
A client recently encountered an issue with their Documentum 6.7 environment where PDF renditions for certain document types were not being created. The client’s environment was leveraging Advanced Document Transformation Services (ADTS) 6.7, which utilizes Adlib as its underlying renditioning engine for rendering PDFs. As we discussed in a previous blog post, Documentum had announced […]
Documentum – End of Life for ADTS Dec 31, 2016 – Remove the risk of unreliable content transformation services
Update: Read Adlib’s thoughts on the upcoming EOL of ADTS here. Documentum has announced the end of life for support for the Advanced Document Transformation Services as Dec 31, 2016. One of the little known changes between the Documentum 6.7 and 7.x versions was that Documentum changed the underlying transformation engine. Formerly based on Adlib […]
TSG recently assisted a client with upgrading their Documentum 6.5 environment to 6.7. Products included Content Server, xPlore, Business Process Manager (BPM), Content Transformation Services (ADTS, AVTS, MTS), DA, Webtop, Records Manager, Retention Policy Services (RPS), Archive Services for Reports (ASR), and TaskSpace. The client also runs TSG’s High Performance Interface (HPI) and OpenContent products.
Documentum Transformation Services (DTS) – Alternative Approaches with Adobe LiveCycle and OpenOffice
Since the very first Momentum (1996 in a very windy Miami), the Documentum user community has pushed for a more reliable means to convert mostly Microsoft office documents into PDF. Back then, during a wrap-up luncheon, the feedback on AutoRender ( a previous incarnation of DTS) was anything but positive. Similar to some complaints today, […]