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This app allows the management of shared resources in a company. Keeping track of the current user and the people interested in using them, after the resources are released.


The app requires of Liferay's Notifications app to be deployed first.

The installation steps are as follows:

  1. Obtain the Liferay's Notifications app from the Liferay Marketplace. (for EE users Notifications EE,  for CE users Notifications CE).
  2. Deploy the Liferay's Notifications app in your existing out of the box Liferay installation. If you haven't installed Liferay, please download and follow the instructions to do so.
  3. Obtain the Shared Resource Manager app from the Liferay Marketplace.
  4. Deploy the app in your Liferay installation.


  1. Add the Shared Resource Manager app on the desired page.


  • Admin users can define shared resources in the Sidebar Menu > {Your site name} > Content > Manage Shared Resources
  • Admin can set up Locations and Categories for shared resources.
  • The app allows searching resources by Location, Category and keywords.

  • The admin can add and edit shared resources.

  • Users can request any shared resources. If the resource is available it will be assigned and booked, but if it is already booked then the request will be put in a queue. Once the resource becomes available the next user in the queue will receive a notification asking to complete the booking. 

  • Once the system chooses the next user from waiting the queue. This user will have some time to complete the booking of the resource, if she/he doesn't do that in the allocated time then the system will choose another user from the queue. The admin user configures how long the system will wait

  • Users can send messages to the current user of the resource, and the current user can reply as well. Both will receive notifications.

  •  When the current user returns the shared resource it is assigned to the next user in the queue. That person will receive a notification asking to complete the booking.


Code repository

The latest source code is located at the following location:

Contact Us

We welcome feature/bug reports concerning the Shared Resources Manager app and other improvements customers may want. Discussion helps clarify the ways the app can be used and also helps define directions for future development. Please post your concerns at

Change Log

Update to reflect Liferay 7 DXP version

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