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Configure Asset Sourcing

AEM administrators can configure
Asset Sourcing
from within the AEM author instance. The administrator enables the Asset Sourcing feature flag configuration from
AEM Web Console Configuration
and uploads the active Brand Portal users list in
AEM Assets
.
Before you begin with the configuration, ensure that your AEM Assets instance is integrated with Brand Portal. See, Configure AEM Assets integration with Brand Portal .
The following video demostrates on how to Configure Asset Sourcing on your AEM author instance:

Enable Asset Sourcing

AEM administrators can enable Asset Sourcing from within the AEM Web Console Configuration (a.k.a Configuration Manager).
To enable Asset Sourcing:
  1. Login to your AEM author instance and open Configuration Manager Default URL: http:// localhost:4502/system/console/configMgr
  2. Search using the keyword
    Asset Sourcing
    to locate
    Asset Sourcing Feature Flag Config
  3. Click
    Asset Sourcing Feature Flag Config
    to open the configuration window
  4. Enable checkbox
    feature.flag.active.status
  5. Click
    Save
    .

Upload Brand Portal users list

AEM administrators can upload the Brand Portal user configuration (.csv) file containing active Brand Portal user list in AEM Assets. A contribution folder can only be shared with the active Brand Portal users defined in the user list. Administrator can also add new users in the configuration file and upload the modified user list.
Administrator can add new users in AEM Admin Console, see Manage Users for detailed information. After adding users in Admin Console, these users can be added to the Brand Portal user configuration file and then assigned permission to access the contribution folder.
To upload Brand Portal users list:
  1. Login to your AEM author instance Default URL: http:// localhost:4502/aem/start.html
  2. From
    Tools
    panel, navigate to
    Assets > Brand Portal Users
  3. Brand Portal Upload Contributors window opens. Browse from your local machine and upload
    configuration (.csv) file
    containing the active Brand Portal users list.
  4. Click
    Save
    .
Administrators can provide access to specific users/groups from this user list while configuring the contribution folder.
For more information, see Configure contribution folder .