Sophora DeskClient Installation Guide

In this guide we'll run you through the installation of the DeskClient application on your system. more

First Steps - The Administration View

Gain a general overview of Sophora's administration view. more

Managing Permissions, Roles and Users

Learn why and how to use roles, about all kinds of permissions, and configuring and managing users. more

Configuring the DeskClients

There is a "Configuration" menu item in the navigation panel of the administrator view. Here you can define general settings that apply for all DeskClients. more

Custom Document Lifecycle

The default document lifecycle consists of the in progress and published state, the corresponding offline states, and the deleted state. more

Solr Search

You can create as many indexes in Solr as you need. more

Solr Relevance Configuration

Search results in a DeskClient can be ordered by relevance. The relevance of some properties can be boosted, making them more important than others. more

Yellow Data

Use Yellow Data to add custom information to documents without lock and state changes. more

JMX Interfaces

All Sophora components support JMX. The JMX interface provides information about the component's state and allows for administrative actions. more

Replication and Synchronization


Printing Documents

This section explains the necessary steps to be able to print documents from inside the deskclient more

Sophora CMS: Linkchecker Manual

The Linkchecker verifies the availability of the hyperlinks in link documents. more

Document Model

Learn how to configure your data model by adding and editing document types, properties and childnodes. more

Sophora System Documents

There are plenty of different system documents. You can find an overview about them and their functionality here. more

Scheduling Document State Transitions

Depending on the actual use case Sophora provides different solutions for scheduling document state transitions. These are summarised below. more

Script-controlled Sophora Extensions

Scripts can be added and managed under the menu item "Scripts" within Sophora's administrator view more

Custom DeskClient Actions using Client Scripts

In addition to extending the Sophora server, scripts can also be used to extend the Sophora DeskClient. more

Triggering Document Actions using Web Applications

This section explains how external web applications can trigger document actions within the DeskClient. more

Additional Information for Sophora Administrators

Information about command line parameters for DeskClients, status changes of documents, system documents and site structure. more

Sophora Backup and Recovery Tutorial

An overview how to back up and recover content within and with the help of Sophora. more


The Sophora server manages the entire content repository. There are three different roles a Sophora server can have: Master, Staging and Fall-back. more


Introduction to channels more