These are the roles that are needed:

  • Asset
  • Search
  • Web_can_create_placeholder

API Links

Asset PlaceHolders API Link

Assets PlaceHolders

An Asset PlaceHolder is an asset without any files associated with it.

The following are example use-cases:

  • When you are expecting an asset to come in, and you want to set ACLS.
  • Integration with external systems.
  • For final delivery Assets that already can have metadata and relationships that have not yet been created.

Creating PlaceHolders

Go to the search page, and do the following:

  1. Click on the gearbox.
  2. Choose Create PlaceHolder
  3. In the dialog that appears fill in a title for the placeholder.
  4. Click on to create.

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