Bulk Offline Update

This section covers the following topics on Bulk Offline Update:

  • Overview
  • Using Bulk Offline Update
CAUTION

This AEM Screens functionality is only available, if you have installed AEM 6.3 Feature Pack 3 or AEM 6.4 Screens Feature Pack 1.

To get access to this Feature Pack, you must contact Adobe Support and request access. Once you have permissions you can download it from Package Share.

Overview

Bulk Offline Update, allows you to update all the channel in bulk. It avoids the hassle of navigating to a particular channel and update the content. Rather, you can update all the content in channels for one specific project in one instant.

You can also schedule this activity for a time of lower network traffic.

NOTE

The Bulk Offline Update feature is optimized to update only those channels that have been modified.

Using Bulk Offline Update

You can manually use bulk offline update from the User Interface (UI) or schedule the bulk update from OSGi services.

Using AEM Screens User Interface

Follow the steps below to use bulk offline update for an AEM Screens project:

  1. Navigate to your AEM Screens project.

  2. Select the project and click Update Offline Content from the action bar to manually update the channel content.

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Adobe Experience Manager Web Console Configuration

Follow the steps below to use bulk offline update for an AEM Screens project:

  1. Adobe Experience Manager Web Console Configuration.

  2. Search for bulk offline update services.

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  3. Add the following properties:

    Project Path Specify the path of your AEM Screens project. The path is usually /content/screens/<Name of your project>.

    For example, /content/screens/we-retail. You can find this path in the URL by selecting any project under AEM Screens (do not click the icon).

    NOTE

    Specify the project path relative to your channel.

    Schedule Frequency Specify a time, for example, 5:00 pm or 17:00 at which this service should update offline content.

  4. Click Save to save your settings and your content will be updated at the specified time.

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