Brightspot CMS Developer Guide

Fields for configuring the Brightspot-to-AEM synchronization


The following table describes the fields for configuring the Brightspot-to-AEM synchronization.

Field

Description

AEM Base URL Top-level URL for logging on to AEM, such as http://myaem.myhost.com. Do not include a trailing slash.
AEM Repository URL

URL to the AEM repository. This URL is typically the AEM base URL and a path, such as http://myaem.myhost.com/crx/server. Do not include a trailing slash. You can find the path by doing the following:

  1. Go to the URL http://myaem.myhost.com/system/console/components. The Adobe Experience Manager Web Console appears.
  2. Expand the component org.apache.sling.jcr.davex.impl.servlets.SlingDavExServlet.
  3. Under Properties, look at the value for alias.
AEM Username Username for logging in to AEM.
AEM Password Password for logging in to AEM.
Jcr Workspace

AEM Java Content Repository. You can determine the available repositories by doing the following:

  1. Open the CRX DE by going to the URL http://myaem.myhost.com/crx/de/index.jsp.
  2. Expand /etc/virtual-repositories, and select the required JCR.
  3. Use the value for address.

    JCR workspace
    JCR workspace

The default workspace is typically crx.default.

Aem Dam Root Path to the root folder where AEM stores your assets. You can determine the AEM DAM root by examining the URL of a folder. For example, if a folder’s name is my-images, and URL to the folder is http://myaem.myhost.com/content/dam/geometrixx-outdoors, then the AEM DAM root is content/dam. Do not include a trailing slash.
Aem Image Folder

Name of existing folder in AEM. You can view a folder’s name and title by doing the following:

  1. Open the CRX DE by going to the URL http://myaem.myhost.com/crx/de/index.jsp.
  2. In the CRX DE search bar, search for the folder’s name or title.
  3. In the Aem Image Folder field, enter one of the folder names, typically under the key /content/dam/.

    AEM Folder Title Name.png
    AEM Image folder

Aem Image Folder Titles Title of existing folder in AEM.
Brightspot CMS Base URL Brightspot tool URL, such as http://editors.mybrightspot.com/.
Disable Import
  • If toggled on, items you create in AEM are not imported into Brightspot.
  • If toggled off, items you create in AEM are imported into Brightspot.
Disable Export
  • If toggled on, items you create in Brightspot are not exported to AEM.
  • If toggled off, items you create in Brightspot are exported to AEM
Aem Node Initializer Initialization setting to use this integration. For most implementations, select Aem Node Default Initializer.
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