Adobe Content Server
First ADE authenticates to the distributor (in fact it only identifies itself by sending three certificates and the user id). Then ADE contacts adeactivate.adobe.com with a LicenseServiceRequest that contains again the user id, a nonce, and a signature. It is unclear to me what the purpose of this step is (it is also not described in the message flow in the Adobe Content Server User Manual).
Adobe Content Server
ACSM, short for Adobe Content Server Message, is a file that contains information to communicate with Adobe's servers when downloading an eBook. In other words, an ACSM file is not an actual eBook, but a message or link that contains information about downloading an eBook.
You can find some ACSM converters which claim that they can ACSM to PDF online. However, like it is mentioned above, ACSM files are not eBook files in the real sense but are messages to communicate with Adobe servers. Therefore, you can't convert ACSM to PDF online without Adobe Digital Edtions.
If you want the person performing the scan to adjust the Author content information field to reflect the author of the document, then ensure that the user has Admin access to the necessary security groups.
Identify the server host name (or IP address) of the Content Server instance. The server name can be found on the Configuration Information page of the instance. You will enter this name during the new installation procedure. For more information, see Section D.2.3.2, "Instructions for a New Installation."
It is necessary to specify changes only in rare instances. (For example, if you are using a different cgi name or a web filter.) If you are unsure about whether you need to make a change, verify this information in your web server by examining the properties of your web site. The InstallShield Wizard Complete dialog opens.
If you are installing Kofax Capture Export Connector on a Kofax Capture client system, certain Legacy files from the first Kofax Capture client system must be copied to the Kofax Capture server system.
Select a Multipage TIFF output file type when you have more than one TIFF image in a batch, and you would like to have all of those images bundled together and checked into the Content Server as one content item.
If the Allow Workflows checkbox is selected, the content item identified by the user (on the Validation dialog) must be checked out of Content Server before Kofax Capture initiates check in. If the content item is not checked out, the check in will fail with an error message.
When using Kofax Capture, it is necessary for Kofax Capture to have, at a minimum, index fields that correspond to the content information (metadata) fields that Content Server requires for content item check in. The following list of index fields must exist in the Kofax document class or the batch class.
Do not specify a Content ID (you can remove the default Content ID by changing the batch or by deleting the Content ID in the validation step): If Content Server is configured to automatically assign a Content ID, the content is checked in with this automatic ID. If Content Server is not configured to assign a Content ID, an error message opens during the release process.
Specify a Content ID: The content is checked into Content Server with the specified Content ID and without a unique suffix added. If a content item with the same Content ID is already checked in, the new document is checked in as a new revision of the existing content item.
Formatted Text & Graphics: Each page of a Formatted Text & Graphics file, also known as PDF Normal, is made up of a combination of text and bitmap images. It is the default page content. It contains text that is scalable and can be indexed, searched, and copied to the clipboard. The documents preserve page formatting and graphic images.
Searchable Image - Exact: Searchable Image (Exact) page content shares the same features with PDF Normal, but also includes complete bitmaps for each page of the original document. Select this format when you need to keep the original scanned image of a document for legal or archival purposes but want the document to be searchable.
Image Only: Image Only page content stores the entire content of each page as one large bitmap. Searches against the contents of these types of files are not available. However, processing PDF files of this type are tremendously faster as the PDF engine does not perform character or font recognition on the images. Note that the Adobe Acrobat Capture 3.0 Personal Edition does not decrement the Adobe hardware key for Image Only page content.
If you are not seeing the book in Adobe Digital Editions on your new/subsequent device yet, you may have to give sufficient time for the book to sync from the Adobe servers to your device over your internet connection! Part of the problem is unfortunately there is no status bar or hourglass icon that shows you the status of the AirSync process, it just happens in the background.
(It can take several minutes or longer depending on the Adobe servers and your internet connection, each file is more than 10MB and part of the issue is time to subsequently display the book files in the A.D.E. library.)
EPUB: EPUB is an open standard format which allows for digital publications to be made in accordance with web standards. The current edition is EPUB 3.1, which was approved in January 2017. Since EPUB 3 uses the HTML5 standard for its content, the content is reflowable and thus suitable for screens of all sizes.
Bluefire Reader: Bluefire Reader is the leading e-book reading app. The app can support PDF and EPUB files with DRM protection. Bluefire Reader accepts Adobe accounts, making it possible to manage all downloaded e-book content with a single account. The app can be downloaded for free on iOS and Android devices; a version for Windows desktops can also be downloaded for free.
An Adobe ID account will help manage all Adobe content and programs, including e-books downloaded with Digital Editions. Learn about Adobe ID accounts or sign up for an account. Creating an Enterprise ID using your FSU email account is not recommended.
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To apply DRM (Digital Rights Management) to protect a PDF eBook and sell it you would need to use a product such as Adobe Content Server ( -server.html), which is designed for publishers (not authors) and it is expensive. In this case it is recommended that you look for a eBook publisher which can apply DRM to your PDF and sell the book for you.If you intend to sell your books directly and the scale is small you can think about adding a watermark to the PDF with the name of the buyer and after that sign/certify the document with a digital ID so it would not be possible to change it. To do this you need just Adobe Acrobat.
Bluefire Reader is a reading application for ePUB and PDF content, including ebooks from Simon & Schuster, most online book stores and leading libraries around the world. Bluefire Reader includes support for eBooks protected by Adobe(R) Content Server such as those sold by Simon & Schuster.