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Some doubts about Alfresco

Question asked by cristianfrog on Jul 11, 2013
Latest reply on Jul 12, 2013 by cristianfrog
Hi all,

I'm a new user consumer of the Alfresco content management software. I successfully installed on my server Alfresco Community Edition and configured it according to my needs.

Afterwards I read about accessing Alfresco through Mobile Devices and in particular IPAD and IPHONE. I was very excited about this, and searched the application on the App Store. Initially I found this one (Alfresco Mobile
https://itunes.apple.com/it/app/alfresco/id459242610?mt=8

I've tried it, so I configured my server with its settings in the "manager accounts" providing username,password, server address and port (no HTTPS for now). It works well, but after some minutes, after looking at my documents a red error popup appears saying:
"A connection failure occured
Alfresco Mobile did not connect to (myserver.com). Either your settings are incorrect, or you are not connected to the internet. You may still access your synced favorites and downloads in offline mode."


This error DOES NOT disappear neither if I try to disconnect or apply this "patch" on the spring-webscripts-config-custom.xml file (I don't even know if it is a solution), exlplained here:
https://issues.alfresco.com/jira/browse/MOBILE-42

I also did some attempts modifying the "service document" and using the IP like "server address" in the "manager accounts" section of the app.

Little frustrated, searching a solution, I've found OTHER app on the APP STORE… called: Alfresco Mobile WORKDESK
https://itunes.apple.com/it/app/alfresco-mobile-workdesk/id611118416?mt=8

After downloading and configuring with my server proprieties (like the other app, alfresco mobile) I didn't see that error at all… It seems that Alfresco Mobile gives that error but Workdesk doesn't !! Perhaps the first one is just a demo for using the Alfresco Cloud instead the Workdesk version is for consulting servers??

Can someone help me explaining me the differences between these 2 applications and maybe give a solution for that error??

Thanks in advance, Cristian.

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