Connected assets is a central DAM (Digital asset Management) for assets that allows seamless access to a centralised DAM for search, drag & drop, save and publish remote assets from your AEM sites instance.
Before you use or configure connected assets capability, ensure that following prerequisite are met:
1. An AEM Assets 6.5 instance running on AMS or on premise.
2. One of more licenses of AEM Sites 6.5 running on AMS or on premise.
3. The users are part of the appropriate user groups on each instance.
Configure a connection between Sites and Assets:-
To configure Connected Assets and local Sites connectivity, follow these steps:
Create sites instance running on port 4502 and assets instance running on port 4504.
Below are the configuration steps on Assets instance and Sites instance to make the connection.