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traverse node in jcr;content


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Hi for migration project . I extracted the zip files in content/dam/dcl/migration now I need to move the extracted  files  in jcr-content add metadata using xml file, create versions, etc..

I am having difficult time traversing the jcr:content. to accomplish the move this is  a gatekeeper class in my workflow launcher.

resource - is dam/dcl/migration..i have attached the screen shot of the node structure i need to traverse.

Please help me this is an urgent issue that needs to be fixed.

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The Links mentioned by Bsloki will definitely solve your problem.

Few more reference links for deeper knowledge and expanding our knowledge spectrum are mentioned below:- 

Link:- http://cq-ops.tumblr.com/post/43179911102/how-to-efficiently-copy-large-amounts-of-content  (How to efficiently copy large amount of content between CQ repositories).

Link:- https://helpx.adobe.com/experience-manager/using/graniteAPI.html (Moving DAM Assets using the Adobe Experience Manager Granite AssetManager API)

Link:- https://helpx.adobe.com/experience-manager/using/querying-experience-manager-data-using1.html (Traversing all the JCR nodes)


javax.jcr.NodeIterator nodeIter = result.getNodes();

while ( nodeIter.hasNext() ) {
  //For each node-- create a customer instance
cust = new Customer();
 javax.jcr.Node node = nodeIter.nextNode();
 //Set all Customer object fields
  //Push Customer to the list



I hope this would help you.


Thanks and Regards

Kautuk Sahni

Kautuk Sahni


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Use Asset API [1] to get the metadata, renditions etc

[1] https://docs.adobe.com/docs/en/cq/5-6-1/javadoc/com/day/cq/dam/api/Asset.html