The main site can be accessed via CMIS URL http://server/_vti_bin/cmis/rest?getRepositories.

But the list of repositories at this address does not seem to include other sites and sub-sites.

How to access them?

  • Does they have their own, different CMIS URLs?
  • Are they accessible at the same CMIS URLs via any other trick?

It is important to activate CMIS for each site and sub-site:

SharePoint site, Manage site features

SharePoint site, Activate CMIS Producer

Once this is done, CMIS can be accessed at this endpoint URL:


(There are various rumours about alternative URLs, for instance http://server/sub/site/_vti_bin/ListData.svc. And according to this blog, the CMIS URL syntax for sub-sites is http://server/sub/site/_vti_bin/ListData.svc/ListName)


From Technet I get the impression that in


the http://web should be the URL to the Web (site or sub-site) you want to get content from

  • I was just looking for it, unsuccessfully! All information I can find is for 2010, not sure if that means nothing has changed or everything has changed though... Oct 4 '13 at 11:21

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