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Custom MIME Type not working


You want to use a new MIME Type in IBM Content Navigator, for example application/dita+xml. You did add a File Type filterĀ under the settings panel from the administrator (DITA files using the dita MIME Type you just created).


Then you used this file type filter to filter an entry template associated on a folder.


However the entry template is never displayed when adding a document. Instead you only see entry templates for Any type of file, or no entry template at all if you have none without filter.


Here we were expecting our entry template associated to the DITA file type filter

You’ve tried adding a MIME Type mapping to inform ICN in WebSphere virtual host, ICN’s web.xml and modify CE’s mimetypes.properties but nothing worked (well if you didn’t try these I can tell you it doesn’t).
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