Connected assets is a long-awaited feature by many enterprise customers of AEM. Customers that have their separate central DAM (Digital asset Management) for assets and different instance for Sites. Connected assets also called as remote dam allows seamless access to a centralized DAM for search, drag & drop, save and publish remote assets from your AEM sites instance. Connected Assets feature is well suited for both AMS hosted instances as well as on premise instance, for this tutorial i am going to use on premise instances.
In this tutorial we will see :-
Read more at AEMCQ5Tutorials:: Connected Assets – AEM 6.5
Important Points to Note:
Recently I got a chance to attend AEM Meetup 2019, Below are few of the questions that are asked during the session on connected asset and answered by the experts.
Thanks a lot, Ankur for the great Article.
Here are the Presentation of the AEM meetup covering Connected Asses: [AEM Meetup 2019 | Pune| Bangalore| Noida] Presentations, Workbooks, Pictures and Glimpse for the 3 ...
Connected DAM Reference Links: Use assets from a Connected Assets instance in your web pages
Does Connected Assets feature connect and fetch assets, even if the Asset instance use External datastore for Binary?
Or it needs assets to be in local repository?
Assets are fetched in to the Local Sites. The whole copy of the asset (for completion, lifecycle disconnected with the remote asset) is stored on the local sites AEM. It would just be like any other asset on Local Sites AEM, apart from it being read-only.