Not possible on a small budget. It can be done, but it will take a huge amount of work. There are entire commercial applications to handle this. On Tue, Sep 30, 2008 at 9:30 AM, bryan sultanik <haoleboy01052@xxxxxxxxx>wrote: > I've been given the task of setting up our db to be a document repository. > My challenge is: > 1. that the end users must be able to copy files to a 'network share' > (exposing the db as a windows share), > 2. leveraging something like Oracle Text for keyword searches and > 3. securing the documents using Oracle security. > > Has anyone done this in Oracle? > If so, any suggestions on how to pull this off? > > Thanks in advance, > Bryan > > PS. My manager wants to do this leveraging what we currently have (namely > 10g). Have discussed COTS solutions (e.g. Doumentum, Oracle Content mgmt > tools, etc.) but we don't have the budget... > > Again any and all advice would be ~Greatly~ appreciated....... > > -- Andrew W. Kerber 'If at first you dont succeed, dont take up skydiving.'