Normally, docEdge DMS is configured like a single-instance single-tenant (ST) environment where each tenant (Instance owner) will run a single instance that is installed on one server.
Although it may also be possible to run multiple docEdge DMS instances on the same server, separating content stores and creating a personalised clients environments. Some advantages are:
- Share costs with all tenants or department.
- Share support and personnel costs.
The multi-tenancy enables multiple independent tenants to be hosted on a single instance, which can be installed either on a single server or across a cluster of them. The main instance is logically partitioned such that it will appear to each tenant that they are accessing a completely separate instance of docEdge DMS.
The super user has access to complete environment. Tenants will be administered by the super user using Administration panel.
Once a tenant is created and enabled, then the tenant admin can log in to the docEdge DMS instance and access the Administration area within the context of their tenant domain.
The admin features currently available
- Manage system users (including user Usages and Quotas).
- Manage user groups.
- System information.
- Tenant Customisation.
The physical content for each tenant is stored on a separate root directory (possibly a separate mounted drive). This also allows accurate physical disk usage to be derived by measuring the disk used at the root location.