You can use Adobe Document Cloud eSign services to implement electronic signatures in AEM forms on smartphones, tablets, and web browsers. It automatically records and stores the document history, so you can view and record every step. For more information, see eSign services.  

To implement electronic signatures using eSign services in AEM forms:

  1. Create an eSign services developer account
  2. Obtain an eSign services API key
  3. Associate AEM forms with eSign services account

Create an eSign services account and obtain the API Key

An eSign services API key is required to implement electronic signatures functionality in AEM forms.

To obtain an API key, create an eSign services developer account. After you create a developer account, procure an API key. The API key is required to connect AEM forms to eSign services server. For more information, see eSign services documentation.

Associate AEM with eSign services account

Perform the following steps to add the API key to AEM Cloud Services and connect AEM forms with eSign services servers:

  1. Log in to your AEM instance as an administrator.

  2. Go to Tools > Operations > Cloud > Cloud Services > Adobe Document Cloud eSignature services. Click Configure now.

  3. In the Create Configuration dialog box, specify Name and Title. Click Create.

  4. In the API Key field, specify the API key procured earlier. Enable the Sign attachments check-box. Click Connect to Adobe Document Cloud eSignature services and click OK.

    Your eSign service is configured successfully. Now, you can use the service in your forms.  

    eSign services settings screen on successfully connecting AEM forms with EchoSign servers.
    eSign services settings screen on successfully connecting AEM forms with eSign services servers.

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