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Share data between different IBM WebSphere Portal applications

24 Jun 2016 04:00:00 +0000

The Shared Data application object is one of the preinstalled application objects that are available to use with IBM WebSphere Portal Personalization rules. To use a Shared Data application object, you must use the Personalization API to initialize and set its properties. This tutorial shows how to set properties for a Shared Data object and then use those properties in a Personalization rule.



Deliver an exceptional mobile web experience using WebSphere Portal and IBM Worklight V6.0, Part 2: Integrating multiple device support for WebSphere Portal pages

01 Sep 2014 04:00:00 +0000

IBM WebSphere Portal and IBM’s Exceptional Web Experience solutions have been the market leader in web experience for more than a decade. IBM Worklight is a new, complete mobile enterprise application platform for delivering native, hybrid, and web applications. This article explains how to enable support for both Android and iOS smartphone applications during the enablement of WebSphere Portal and Worklight integration. This exercise augments the sample presented in Part 1 and demonstrates how to build an iPhone application and dynamically include the appropriate Worklight V6.0 resources.



Installing and configuring a clustered Sametime 9 Gateway to use instant messaging with external communities using a DMZ XMPP proxy and a DMZ SIP proxy

20 May 2014 04:00:00 +0000

This paper describes the procedure for installing a cluster of IBM Sametime Gateway Servers in a network deployment to allow internal Sametime communities to communicate with instant messaging communities that are hosted outside of the intranet.



Mastering XPages: A Step-by-Step Guide to XPages Application Development and the XSP Language, 2nd Edition

20 May 2014 04:00:00 +0000

IBM's Best-Selling Guide to XPages Development–Now Updated and Expanded for Lotus Notes/Domino 9.0.1



Deliver an exceptional mobile web experience using WebSphere Portal and IBM Worklight, Part 7: Leveraging web content in a mobile app using Worklight

26 Mar 2014 04:00:00 +0000

Building on Part 6 of this series on integrating IBM® WebSphere® Portal with IBM Worklight®, this article explains how you can leverage web content meta data and dynamic rules running inside of IBM WebSphere Portal and IBM Web Content Manager in an IBM Worklight mobile application. By leveraging the rules defined in Web Content Manager, you have one central place where business users and marketers can define promotions, and other dynamic and personalized content. This retail store example shows how you can combine the native geo-location feature of a mobile device with Web Content Manager's dynamic personalization rules that offer content based on the current user's context, location, or history. This opens up the possibility of a whole new set of applications that can be implemented using Worklight and Web Content Manager together, while keeping the content, its meta data, and the rules stored in Web Content Manager.



IBM Notes Application Virtualization

06 Feb 2014 05:00:00 +0000

Application virtualization provides a simple solution for managing and maintaining the IBM Notes life cycle on the Windows operating systems. The IBM Notes collaboration rich client software provides full support for applications both on-line and offline, an intuitive user interface and takes full advantage of the host machines resources.



IBM Entrepreneur Week

15 Jan 2014 05:00:00 +0000

IBM Entrepreneur Week is a one-of-a-kind opportunity for you to meet, interact, and connect with entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, industry leaders, and academics from around the world. If you're a startup or entrepreneur, join us onlne for our inaugural IBM Entrepreneur Week, 3-7 Feb 2014. There will be events taking place online and in locations worldwide, including face-to-face and virtual mentoring sessions, a women entrepreneur-focused event, and a LiveStream broadcast of the SmartCamp Global Finals in San Francisco.



Deliver an exceptional mobile web experience using WebSphere Portal and IBM Worklight V6.0, Part 1: Integrating a hybrid mobile application with WebSphere Portal pages

01 Jan 2014 05:00:00 +0000

IBM WebSphere Portal and IBM’s Exceptional Web Experience solutions have been the market leader in web experience for more than a decade. IBM Worklight is a new, complete mobile enterprise application platform for delivering native, hybrid, and web applications. This article explains how WebSphere Portal and Worklight together enable enterprise users to provide multi-channel site support to their web communities. An exercise using IBM Worklight Developer Edition 6.0 to build a hybrid Android application for viewing WebSphere Portal pages is included.



IBM Collaboration Solutions (Lotus) documentation feedback

20 Nov 2013 05:00:00 +0000

The IBM Collaboration Solutions documentation feedback page explains how you can submit feedback about IBM Collaboration Solutions product documentation and how to contact the documentation team.



Lotus Widget Factory documentation

19 Nov 2013 05:00:00 +0000

The Lotus Widget Factory documentation page lists product documentation, white papers, Redbooks, Redpapers, Redpieces, and additional documentation.



Lotus ActiveInsight documentation

19 Nov 2013 05:00:00 +0000

The Lotus ActiveInsight (formerly IBM Workplace for Business Strategy Execution) documentation page lists product documentation, white papers, Redbooks, Redpapers, Redpieces, and additional documentation.



Lotus Foundations documentation

19 Nov 2013 05:00:00 +0000

The Lotus Foundations documentation page lists product documentation, white papers, Redbooks, Redpapers, Redpieces, and additional documentation.



IBM Lotus Symphony documentation

19 Nov 2013 05:00:00 +0000

The IBM Lotus Symphony documentation page lists product documentation, white papers, Redbooks, Redpapers, Redpieces, and additional documentation.



Deliver an exceptional mobile web experience using WebSphere Portal and IBM Worklight V5.0, Part 2: Integrating multiple device support for WebSphere Portal pages

07 Aug 2013 04:00:00 +0000

IBM WebSphere Portal and IBM’s Exceptional Web Experience solutions have been the market leader in web experience for more than a decade. IBM Worklight is a new, complete mobile enterprise application platform for delivering native, hybrid, and web applications. This article explains how to enable support for both Android and iOS applications during the enablement of WebSphere Portal and Worklight integration. This exercise augments the sample presented in Part 1 and demonstrates how to build an iOS application and dynamically include the appropriate Worklight resources.



Deliver an exceptional mobile web experience using WebSphere Portal and IBM Worklight V5.0, Part 3: Implementing automatic single sign-on with Worklight and WebSphere Portal

07 Aug 2013 04:00:00 +0000

More and more, enterprises are providing multi-channel support to their web channel communities. This article explains how IBM WebSphere Portal and IBM Worklight V5.0 enable enterprises to create Worklight applications capable of automatically logging a user in upon startup, while also using single sign-on (SSO) to log the user into a WebSphere Portal server on the same host at the same time. This makes it easy for mobile apps to display portal pages customized to the user from within the application.



Deliver an exceptional mobile web experience using WebSphere Portal and IBM Worklight V5.0, Part 1: Integrating a hybrid mobile application with WebSphere Portal pages

07 Aug 2013 04:00:00 +0000

IBM WebSphere Portal and IBM’s Exceptional Web Experience solutions have been the market leader in web experience for more than a decade. IBM Worklight is a new, complete mobile enterprise application platform for delivering native, hybrid, and web applications. This article explains how WebSphere Portal and Worklight together enable enterprise users to provide multi-channel site support to their web communities. An exercise using IBM Worklight Developer Edition 5.0 to build a hybrid Android application for viewing WebSphere Portal pages is included.



Apache as a reverse proxy for IBM Domino iNotes with home server redirection

24 Apr 2013 04:00:00 +0000

There are a lot of tutorials and articles describing how to configure reverse proxy software to protect the access to IBM iNotes Mails or build a HA access to Domino Servers, but none of them really shows how to configure a reverse proxy in a way that users are automatically redirected to their Domino Mail server. This article shows how an Apache Reverse Proxy can be configured to achieve this goal.



Introducing the IBM Connections 4.0 Desktop Plug-ins installer for Microsoft Windows

12 Feb 2013 05:00:00 +0000

This article introduces the new command line option for installing IBM Connections Desktop 4.0 plug-ins for Microsoft Windows. We explain the background on why we added this new command line option to the installer and then show how to use the new option.



Administrator's guide to IBM Lotus Domino 8.5.x Attachment Object Store

12 Feb 2013 05:00:00 +0000

This article describes how to set up the IBM Lotus Domino 8.5.x Attachment Object Store (DAOS) feature and troubleshoot some commonly reported issues.



Creating a “Schedule meeting” option using persistent rooms in IBM Sametime 8.5 Meeting Server

28 Jan 2013 05:00:00 +0000

This article describes an application with which you can create, manage, and delete a persistent meeting room to create a schedule online meeting rooms option. Using the application, you can realize all the advantages of the Ajax-based meeting room of IBM Sametime Meeting Server 8.5, along with all functionalities of the “classic” Schedule Meeting feature, and render meetings from various interfaces such as via the Desktop, Mobile through the Web, or via the Sametime Connect Client.



Integrating IBM Sametime in a Web application without the Dojo Toolkit

28 Jan 2013 05:00:00 +0000

The current documentation for the IBM Sametime Proxy SDK refers to using the Dojo Toolkit to provide integration into a user's Web application. However, many applications do not use Dojo as their JavaScript framework. This article explains how to enable presence awareness with no external JavaScript toolkit, that is, by using simple JavaScript.



Managing features in the IBM Lotus Notes 8.5.x Client

22 Jan 2013 05:00:00 +0000

Starting with version 8.0, the IBM Lotus Notes Client uses the IBM Lotus Expeditor Client as its framework. Lotus Expeditor is based on Eclipse, and all functions are packaged as plugins/features, so that means all functions in Lotus Notes are packaged as features/plugins. In this article, we explain seven approaches on managing features in the Notes 8.5.x Client.



Simplifying your IBM Sametime deployment using an efficient topology and automated scripts

18 Jan 2013 05:00:00 +0000

Learn how to model and easily deploy your IBM Sametime 8.5.2 IFR 1 deployment on Linux. This paper describes a new script-based deployment tool for IBM Sametime that allows you to quickly create a set of deployment models, featuring the most efficient and costeffective groupings of Sametime servers, or packages. It covers the most widely used deployment scenarios for each of the functional components and includes detailed steps to expand the deployment from a small user base to a large user base.



Building third-party Embedded Experience gadgets for IBM Connections Activity Stream

18 Jan 2013 05:00:00 +0000

The IBM Connections 4.0 Activity Streams feature supports posting third-party microblogs onto Connection's Activity Streams and displaying details in the Embedded Experience (EE) OpenSocial gadget. This article introduces how to develop an EE gadget for third-party applications and demonstrates EE's interactive operations with the Facebook open API, such as retrieving its news feed and posting comments.



Using and understanding the IBM Connections 4.0 Discuss This feature

18 Jan 2013 05:00:00 +0000

Learn about the new IBM Connections 4.0 Discuss This feature that allows you to add any Web page-even a non-Connections Web page-into Connections as a Forum topic, making it easier to use forums to share information and collaborate with others.



Deliver an exceptional mobile web experience using WebSphere Portal and IBM Worklight, Part 4: Using IBM Web Experience Factory with Worklight to create hybrid applications

16 Jan 2013 05:00:00 +0000

IBM Web Experience Factory is a powerful model-based tool for rapidly developing custom portlets and web applications that are optimized for mobile and desktop devices. IBM Worklight is a complete mobile enterprise application platform for delivering native, hybrid, and web applications. This article shows how you can use the two together to easily build a highly functional application that can be installed on a mobile device, providing transactional functionality along with access to device features, such as the camera. The resulting example application could be part of a complete multi-channel web site that is built and managed using IBM WebSphere Portal.



Migrating from IBM Connections 3.0.1.x to 4.0: Best practices

02 Jan 2013 05:00:00 +0000

Down time is a major concern for most users when performing a migration. This article summarizes the best practices for migrating from IBM Connections 3.0.1 to 4.0, based on our experience with customer support. We explain how to upgrade databases and the steps for Content Store and IBM WebSphere Application Server-side migration.



Tips for an IBM Connections 3.0.1-to-4.0 database migration

02 Jan 2013 05:00:00 +0000

This article explains how to troubleshoot an IBM Connections 3.0.1 to 4.0 database migration, including the database transfer process, and provides solutions to common issues and advice that can help you avoid the issues in the first place.



Determining the best deployment topology for IBM Connections 4.0

02 Jan 2013 05:00:00 +0000

Learn how to determine which topology is the best for your environment and what structure is recommended from a performance standpoint before deploying IBM Connections 4.0.



Introducing the IBM Connections 4 plug-ins installer for IBM Lotus Notes

02 Jan 2013 05:00:00 +0000

Learn about the new IBM Connections 4.0 plug-ins installer for IBM Lotus Notes. This new installer is based on the Addon installer but has some differences from the existing Connections plug-ins for Lotus Notes installer.



Understanding roles in IBM Connection 4.0 Metrics

13 Dec 2012 05:00:00 +0000

The IBM Connections 4.0 Metrics application has four kinds of roles: "metrics-report-run", "admin", "community-metrics-run", and "metrics-reader". This article introduces these roles, including their purpose and default mapped user, and what they do within Connections Metrics.



Best practices for developing plug-ins for an IBM Lotus Notes standard client

13 Dec 2012 05:00:00 +0000

At times the IBM Notes standard client's custom plug-ins can interfere with the product's startup, exit, or routine usage. If not used properly, the APIs provided by the Notes client can lead to problems. The article presents some of the best practices to avoid any impact to the core product as well as useful tips for plug-in developers.



Introducing IBM Connection 4.0 Metrics reports

13 Dec 2012 05:00:00 +0000

Learn all about the many types of IBM Connections 4.0 Metrics reports. We begin by discussing some common terms that appear in many reports, and we then categorize the metrics reports into particular types and then explain each category and Metrics report.



Configuring IBM Connections 4.0 Metrics to use SSL

07 Dec 2012 05:00:00 +0000

Metrics is a new component in IBM Connections 4.0 supported by IBM Cognos® Business Intelligence, which is installed as a part of a Connections deployment. So if you want to configure IBM Connections to use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), you must deal with the Cognos part as well. This article explains how to configure SSL for a Connections server with Metrics installed, focusing on the SSL configuration for Cognos.



IBM Sametime 8.5.2 Unified Telephony Lite Client troubleshooting guide

29 Nov 2012 05:00:00 +0000

The purpose of this guide is to help you troubleshoot an IBM Sametime Unified Telephony (SUT) Lite Client deployment. It includes information on how to diagnose common problems, starting with product activation and continuing through making and receiving calls.



Troubleshooting an IBM Sametime/Lotus Domino server crash

29 Nov 2012 05:00:00 +0000

The IBM Sametime Community Server is the last single component that still uses the IBM Lotus Domino Server, and we experience crashes in this area that require a good skill set to be able to diagnose why IBM Sametime causes Lotus Domino to crash. This article explains the basics of troubleshooting IBM Sametime Community Server crashes.



Using IBM Mobile Connect Client to implement secure enterprise-class wireless communication

16 Nov 2012 05:00:00 +0000

This article outlines the best practices for implementing the IBM Mobile Connect client on different wireless smart mobile platforms as well as OS's using wireless networks.



Using the Moderation application in IBM Connections 4.0

16 Nov 2012 05:00:00 +0000

Moderation is a component in IBM® Connections 4.0 that allows moderators and Community owners to better control what is displayed in certain applications. Moderators can review Blogs, Forums, and Files content before it is posted to Connections, and manage content after it is added to IBM Connections. This article provides a detailed introduction to Connections Moderation configurations so you can better understand and use it.



Archiving and recovering IBM Lotus DAOS-enabled databases

13 Nov 2012 05:00:00 +0000

IBM Lotus Domino 8.5.3 Attachment and Object Service (DAOS) removes attachments from databases and streamlines the use of attachments on a server. This article examines the methods that Administrators can use to archive the databases, taking DAOS into account, to allow a full recovery of the database and all its attachments.



IBM Lotus Notes ID Vault Database Scanner: An overview

10 Oct 2012 04:00:00 +0000

Learn how to configure and use the Vault Database Scanner tool, which scans the IBM Lotus Notes ID Vault database and Lotus Domino server directory and reports missing Notes ID files for users



Configuring and administering the IBM Connections 4.0 ReplyTo feature

03 Oct 2012 04:00:00 +0000

Among the new features in IBM Connections 4.0 is the Mail-in feature or, as we call it in this article, ReplyTo, which allows you to make new posts to Forums by replying to an email notification. There are a number of configuration steps that must be performed to enable this feature, both on the WebSphere Portal server and on the mail server being used. This article describes how the ReplyTo feature works and the steps required to enable it successfully.



Developing OpenSocial gadgets for IBM Connections 4.0

28 Sep 2012 04:00:00 +0000

OpenSocial gadgets are small components written in XML, HTML, and JavaScript that display custom content. This white paper explains how to develop gadgets for IBM Connections 4.0, primarily focusing on using the developer bootstrap page for quickly testing gadgets



Working with IBM Lotus Notes rich text fields

18 Sep 2012 04:00:00 +0000

An IBM Lotus Notes rich text field is an important, special type of field into which you can enter simple text, formatted text, and all types of attachments, and is used by almost every Notes developer. This article provides a detailed description of how to use them.



IBM Lotus Notes 8.5.3 Traveler Upgrade Pack 1 in High-Availability configuration performance

18 Sep 2012 04:00:00 +0000

This article reports the performance test results of a IBM Lotus Notes Traveler 8.5.3 Upgrade Pack 1 in High Availability (HA) configuration on Microsoft Windows 64-bit with both IBM DB2 in HA Disaster Recovery configuration and Microsoft SQL database with mirroring.



IBM Connections 4.0 Reviewer’s Guide

18 Sep 2012 04:00:00 +0000

This Reviewer's Guide provides an extensive overview of the latest version of IBM’s social software, IBM Connections 4.0, and its nine applications: Home, Profiles, Activities, Blogs, Bookmarks, Communities, Files, Forums, and Wikis. In addition, this guide explains how to extend the features and functions of IBM Connections to your existing applications.



Integration mechanisms in IBM Connections portlets

18 Sep 2012 04:00:00 +0000

The IBM Connections Portlets internally uses IBM WebSphere Portal features like Page Properties (Page Parameters), Property Broker events, and Public Render Parameters to interact among each other, and these features can also be used to interact with other Portal applications. This article describes all three approaches and uses a sample out-of-box portlet (attached below) to help demonstrate these various integration points and debugging. The attachment also contains the source code of the sample portlet that can help developers extend these integration points to their applications.



Working with file attachments in the LCLSX

06 Sep 2012 04:00:00 +0000

This article describes how you can work with file attachments in Lotus Connectors LotusScript Extension (LCLSX). We show how LCLSX handles file attachments and present a sample application to demonstrate file attachment processing.



Configuring IBM Lotus Notes Traveler High Availability with an enterprise Microsoft SQL database

05 Sep 2012 04:00:00 +0000

Configuring IBM Lotus Notes Traveler to use a High Availability Pool requires special configuration steps. This document describes the step-by-step process to configure Notes Traveler High Availability with an enterprise Microsoft SQL database.



Troubleshooting IBM Lotus Quickr for WebSphere Portal security / access issues

05 Sep 2012 04:00:00 +0000

IBM Lotus Quickr for WebSphere Portal, as the name suggests, is an application running on WebSphere Portal that relies on underlying infrastructure for its security management, WebSphere Identity Manager (WIM) / Portal User Management Architecture (PUMA). Therefore working with Lotus Quickr requires familiarity with IBM WebSphere Portal and IBM WebSphere Application Server's security setup and user management.



Customization overview for IBM Connections 3.0.1

28 Aug 2012 04:00:00 +0000

IBM Connections is social software for business. IBM Connections includes several social applications, including Profiles, Communities, Blogs, Files, Wikis, Activities, and Bookmarks. Learn how to brand and customize the IBM Connections user experience to meet your business needs.



Practice: Working with wsadmin and the customization directory in IBM Connections 3.0.1

28 Aug 2012 04:00:00 +0000

In this practice exercise, learn how to use IBM Connections' built-in wsadmin tool and customization directory to customize the IBM Connections user experience to meet your business needs.



Extending IBM Connections 3.0.1

28 Aug 2012 04:00:00 +0000

Learn how to use IBM Connections 3.0.1 and the integration capabilities of IBM Lotus Notes, Sametime, Lotus Quickr, and other products from different vendors.



Practice: Customization overview for IBM Connections 3.0.1

28 Aug 2012 04:00:00 +0000

IBM Connections is social software for business, offering Profiles, Communities, Blogs, Files, Wikis, Activities, and Bookmarks. In this practice exercise, learn how you can brand and customize the IBM Connections user experience to meet your business needs.



Configuring IBM Lotus Notes Traveler High Availability with an enterprise IBM DB2 database

22 Aug 2012 04:00:00 +0000

Configuring IBM Lotus Notes Traveler to use a High Availability Pool requires special configuration steps. This document describes the step-by-step process to configure Notes Traveler High Availability with an enterprise IBM DB2 database.



Integrating SPNEGO with IBM Sametime components on a federated deployment

22 Aug 2012 04:00:00 +0000

This paper explains the steps on how to configure Simple and Protected GSSAPI Negotiation Mechanism (SPNEGO) on a federated deployment for IBM Sametime Community Server, Meeting Server, Proxy Server, Media Manager, Advanced Server, and the Connect Client. SPNEGO enables the SSO mechanism for Microsoft Windows clients that are part of a Microsoft Active Directory Domain.



Creating and updating offline applications with IBM Forms

11 Jul 2012 04:00:00 +0000

IBM Forms automates forms-based business processes to help improve efficiency, customer service, and time to value, making you more responsive to customer and market needs. IBM Forms are used in different industry sectors like government, banking, insurance etc.



Authentication mechanisms in IBM Connections portlets: Scenarios and implementation

11 Jul 2012 04:00:00 +0000

The IBM Connections portlets render social data from IBM Connections in the WebSphere Portal environment, and IBM strategically promotes the integration of Connections with WebSphere Portal using IBM Connections portlets. Customers and Business Partners can download the IBM Connections 3.x Portlets for WebSphere Portal from the Business Solution Catalog and customize them per their requirements.



IBM Support Tools portlet for IBM Web Content Manager: Empowering you!

27 Jun 2012 04:00:00 +0000

The IBM Support Tools portlet for IBM Web Content Manager (WCM) is one of the most widely used applications to troubleshoot issues related to Java Content Repository nodes. The tool does not ship with the WCM product, however, and lacks detailed documentation for users. This white paper explains how to install, set up, and use the Support Tools portlet.



Introducing IBM SmartCloud Meetings

22 Jun 2012 04:00:00 +0000

In this article, we give an overview of IBM SmartCloud Meetings and describe its unique features. In other articles in this series, we examine each offering in more detail.



A lightweight framework to track and manage IBM Sametime client plug-ins

21 Jun 2012 04:00:00 +0000

It sometimes makes sense to leave users completely in charge of their workstations, giving them complete latitude on installation and product and software versions. However, it can turn into an IT administration headache when direct management is required, for example, to make sure that a certain component has been brought to a required service-pack level to ensure compatibility with a company server. This is particularly true for modular client software such the IBM® Sametime® client which, through its underlying Eclipse and Lotus® Expeditor platform, offers infinite customization possibilities through the addition of new plug-ins or extension of existing ones. To mitigate this problem, this article describes and implements a lightweight and extensible framework to track and manage the configuration information of the Sametime client and plug-ins inside an organization.



Innovations within reach: Using WebSphere eXtreme Scale to enhance WebSphere Portal and IBM Web Content Manager performance

20 Jun 2012 04:00:00 +0000

IBM Web Content Manager in IBM WebSphere Portal can make use of dynacache instances to store rendered content retrieved from Web Content Manager when advanced caching is enabled. This caching improves response time and reduces load on the database. WebSphere eXtreme Scale and the XC10 caching appliance offers an implementation of dynacache that stores cached content in an elastic data grid instead of using the default dynacache implementation, which stores cached content in IBM WebSphere Application Server heap space or on disk. This article examines the significant performance benefits of moving the WebSphere Portal advanced cache content into a data grid hosted by an XC10 caching appliance without requiring any application code changes.



Using a Notes.ini file's automatic backup utility

13 Jun 2012 04:00:00 +0000

Learn how to set up a Notes.ini backup utility for IBM Lotus Notes and Domino, which takes the backup of the Notes.ini file, whenever there was a change on the file. The backup copy would be the copy of the Notes.ini file, without that change.



Document search by integrating IBM Forms Experience Builder view responses with Ajax Solr

13 Jun 2012 04:00:00 +0000

This article provides a brief overview of Forms and Solr technologies and illustrated instructions on implementing a real business scenario. It then explains how to configure and install both products, how to integrate them to obtain an intelligent search of Forms Experience Builder view response documents, and how we can present it on the Web, using Ajax Solr (a JavaScriptTM framework for creating user interfaces to Apache Solr.



Configuring IBM Tivoli Access Manager / WebSEAL transparent junctions to work with an IBM Sametime environment

06 Jun 2012 04:00:00 +0000

Single sign-on (SSO) enables users to log in to one application of IBM Sametime and switch to other applications and resources without having to authenticate again. There are several different ways to configure SSO. This procedure describes one approach, in which we use an IBM WebSphere® Application Server Lightweight Third-party Authentication (LTPA) key and WebSEAL transparent junctions.



Measuring the distribution and skew of transaction response times for IBM Enterprise application datasets

29 May 2012 04:00:00 +0000

This white paper describes our analysis and approach to measuring the distribution of transaction times during a five-day workload run of the IBM Lotus Domino, IBM SmartCloud Engage, and IBM Lotus Quickr for Domino Enterprise applications and provides a qualitative assessment of each dataset.



Behind-the-scenes look at ZK Spreadsheet for IBM Lotus Domino Designer XPages

29 May 2012 04:00:00 +0000

Learn how ZK and ZK Spreadsheet are integrated into IBM Lotus Domino Designer XPages. This white paper explains the concepts and implementation of ZK, ZK Spreadsheet, and XPages.



IBM Lotus Domino Attachment and Object Service: Why optimizing transaction logging matters

23 May 2012 04:00:00 +0000

In this white paper we discuss the technical reasons why the IBM Lotus Domino Attachment and Object Service (DAOS) needs Domino transaction logging as a pre-requisite and describe how to configure transaction logging to best meet the needs of DAOS.



Getting started with IBM Lotus Quickr 8.5.1 for Domino

10 May 2012 04:00:00 +0000

This article outlines the steps for installing IBM® Lotus Quickr 8.5.1 for Domino on Microsoft Windows. For additional details and installation steps on other operating systems, review the product documentation topic, "Installing and upgrading."



IBM WebSphere Portal 8.0 IIM / Launchpad / FirstSteps at a glance: Installing WebSphere Portal and Portal Express

09 May 2012 04:00:00 +0000

This article is aimed at first-time users of IBM WebSphere Portal 8.0, introducing some key functions and best practices, and briefly looks at IBM Installation Manager (IIM), WebSphere Portal 8.0 Launchpad.



IBM Tivoli Directory Integrator solutions for IBM Connections real-world scenarios

07 May 2012 04:00:00 +0000

The intent of this article is to give you an insight into the real-world scenarios occurring with IBM Connections 3.0.1 with respect to IBM Tivoli Directory Integrator (TDI) scripts and user population. It is assumed that the reader is familiar with basic concepts of TDI and its corresponding usage in IBM Connections Profiles population activity. For details on setting up TDI and IBM Connections 3.0.1, refer to the IBM Connections 3.0.1 product documentation topic, “Configuring Tivoli Directory Integrator.”



Integrating Java desktop applications with IBM Sametime using the Sametime Proxy Server

19 Mar 2012 04:00:00 +0000

Introduced with IBM Sametime version 8.5, the Sametime Proxy Server is a Web-based application server allowing applications to securely integrate with IBM Sametime and benefit from its real-time collaborative features, using a simple HTTP-based Representational State Transfer (REST) API and the JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) data format.



Messaging security guide for IBM Lotus Expeditor 6.2.3 integrator software

19 Mar 2012 04:00:00 +0000

This white paper extends the existing IBM Lotus Expeditor integrator documentation with step-by-step instructions for enabling messaging-communication security for Lotus Expeditor integrator scenarios.



Configuring and deploying IBM Lotus Domino v8 Off-Line Services (DOLS) for IBM Lotus iNotes

19 Mar 2012 04:00:00 +0000

Learn how to configure and deploy the IBM Lotus iNotes (formerly known as IBM Lotus Domino Web Access) with IBM Lotus Domino 8.x and 8.5.x Off-Line Services (DOLS), including how to archive locally and how to use DOLS on clustered mail servers. This white paper focuses on how to implement DOLS functionality, covering best practices and tips for planning the DOLS deployment.



Performance management tools for IBM WebSphere Portal

06 Mar 2012 05:00:00 +0000

This document details the tooling that was used during a recent performance-related customer engagement. It describes the tools and how they were used to evaluate IBM WebSphere Portal 7 performance / problem determination issues.



IBM Sametime Unified Telephony: User provisioning for reliability testing

06 Mar 2012 05:00:00 +0000

This article describes the process used by IBM's Sametime United Telephony (SUT) Systems Verification Test (SVT) team to generate test users for reliability test cases.



Enabling communication between IBM WebSphere Process Server and IBM WebSphere Portal via command line operations

24 Feb 2012 05:00:00 +0000

Learn how to enable SSO and generate LTPA tokens between IBM WebSphere Process Server and an IBM WebSphere Portal server in cross-cell mode; that is, via command line operations (silent mode). Included is a detailed example .zip file with python scripts.



Creating an IBM Lotus Quickr cleanup utility

24 Feb 2012 05:00:00 +0000

Learn how to create a cleanup utility to delete unused/empty folders (and memory space) from IBM Lotus Quickr 8.1 for WebSphere Portal, using the Quickr Web services API, to help improve Quickr's performance.



Integrating IBM Connections with IBM Lotus Quickr for Domino

24 Feb 2012 05:00:00 +0000

This article presents a detailed scenario for integrating IBM Connections 3.0.1 with IBM Lotus Quickr 8.5.1 for Domino. It can help you show a user’s Profile from Quickr, publish an Activity attachment to Quickr, and create a community with a Quickr Teamspace.



Leveraging Reverse AJAX in IBM WebSphere Portal 7.0 using Dojo CometD and Web messaging service

24 Feb 2012 05:00:00 +0000

This article provides a hands-on exercise to leverage Reverse AJAX in portlets using Dojo CometD foundation and the Web messaging service component of the Feature Pack for Web 2.0. It demonstrates a scenario in which an open channel is kept between a client's browser and the IBM® WebSphere® Portal server so that WebSphere Portal can push updates to the client as soon as they are available.



How to use Google Chart Tools with IBM Mashup Center

10 Nov 2011 05:00:00 +0000

Google Chart Tools provide a rich set of visualization capabilities, such as scatter chart and gauge, that complement the chart types available with the IBM Mashup Center charting widget. You will see how Google Chart Images can be used with IBM Mashup Center to generate markers on the Navteq mapping widget. In addition, the article describes the building of a custom widget that uses Google Chart Tools API to visualize data from enterprise data feeds.



Working with groups in LotusScript

13 Oct 2011 04:00:00 +0000

This article describes how you can work with groups in LotusScript, using the built-in NotesAdministrationProcess class as well as two custom LotusScript classes.



IBM Mashup Center Need-to-know tips and tricks, Part 2: Building mashups and leveraging widgets

13 Oct 2011 04:00:00 +0000

IBM Mashup Center is a powerful tool aimed at gaining insight and sharing information by rapidly assembling and visualizing data. This article shares some of the essential "need-to-know" tips we have collected in our experience with the product. In the first article in the series, we reviewed the components of IBM Mashup Center and some terminology, and then provided you with nine practical tips on working with feeds and building Data Mashups. Whereas the previous article focused on the "data site" of a mashup, in this this article we'll cover the presentation layer of a mashup - the "Mashup Builder". This article applies to Mashup Center version 2 and version 3.



Manage your IBM i Domino servers using APIs

08 Aug 2011 04:00:00 +0000

This article describes a set of APIs which enable programmatic access and management of Domino servers on IBM i. The article includes code examples to demonstrate the usage of APIs to perform these tasks.



Display enterprise data as dynamic HTML using IBM Mashup Center

16 Jun 2011 04:00:00 +0000

IBM Mashup Center comes with widgets for displaying data in different formats, for example in a table, on a map or in a chart. These widgets allow very quick page assembly but normally only provides a limited set of customization like font size, alignment color. To have greater control on the presentation, IBM Mashup Center Version 3 supports the generation of any XML directly using data from enterprise data sources. This article shows how you can generate HTML (XHTML to be specific since the feed is well-formed) for more distinctive presentation using the data mashup builder. In addition, the article describes a simple widget that can display arbitrary HTML and can intercept mouse clicks to trigger events that can be wired to other widgets.



Integrating IBM Lotus Quickr 8.5 for Domino with IBM Enterprise Content Management: Configuration and best practices

06 Jun 2011 04:00:00 +0000

The ability to integrate with IBM® Enterprise Content Management was introduced in IBM Lotus® Quickr® 8.5 for Domino®. In this article we discuss how it works and how to configure and use related features. It's assumed that you're familiar with Lotus Quickr and that you've already installed Lotus Quickr 8.5 for Domino.



Lotus Notes wiki

23 Mar 2011 04:00:00 +0000

Learn how to use IBM Lotus Notes, contribute to its product knowledge base, and collaborate with others. Find IBM Product Documentation and Learning Center materials, including how-to videos and getting started materials, and supplemental articles written by Lotus community members.



Lotus Domino wiki

23 Mar 2011 04:00:00 +0000

Learn how to use IBM Lotus Domino, contribute to its product knowledge base, and collaborate with others. Find IBM Product Documentation and Learning Center materials, including how-to videos and getting started materials, and supplemental articles written by Lotus community members.



IBM Lotus Quickr wiki

17 Mar 2011 04:00:00 +0000

Learn how to use IBM Lotus Quickr, contribute to its product knowledge base, and collaborate with others. Find IBM Product Documentation and Learning Center materials, including how-to videos and getting started materials, and supplemental articles written by Lotus community members.



Smarter collaboration for the education industry using Lotus Connections, Part 4: Use IBM Content Analytics to crawl, analyze, and display unstructured data

01 Mar 2011 05:00:00 +0000

Continue building an example application that augments IBM Lotus Connections Profiles pages with information about research grant awards and academic research interests. Unstructured source data is gathered and persisted to a text analytics collection point. Learn about the server-side implementation of the custom widgets, and how they employ Content Analytics analysis. You'll also build a custom crawler.



Smarter collaboration for the education industry using Lotus Connections, Part 3: Use Profiles to share research interests and grant awards

22 Feb 2011 05:00:00 +0000

Learn to augment IBM Lotus Connections Profiles pages with information about research grant awards and academic research interests. An example application, including code samples, shows how to gather source data on grants and publications and persist it to a text analytics collection point. The content is ranked and shaped into a research interest cloud tag for the Profile user. Implement the UI using two custom widgets composed of XML and JavaScript files.



Smarter collaboration for the education industry using Lotus Connections, Part 2: Optimize assignment of students to research projects

08 Feb 2011 05:00:00 +0000

Build a web application to optimize assignment of students to research project positions using data from a remote DB2 database, ILOG CPLEX for the optimization, and iWidgets in the browser-based client.



Your Co branding for IBM Lotus Sametime 8.0 and later using the Connect client

05 Jan 2011 05:00:00 +0000

The IBM Lotus Sametime Connect client user interface can be customized with images, icons, logos, slogans, design schemes, and more. Users can brand the Lotus Sametime client to provide a unique and personal experience. A company can brand the Lotus Sametime client so that all employees see the company's branding when they use Lotus Sametime. This article describes installing and modifying a Lotus Sametime branding plug-in, using the branding plug-in of a fictitious company, Your Co.



Comment lines: Portal patterns revisited

15 Dec 2010 05:00:00 +0000

Even with the continued popularity of agile development methodologies, modeling continues to be a valuable practice in many organizations. Modeling helps you think through a complex design and visually share your approach. With client side or browser based development models in the mainstream, a new look at modeling was in order to ensure that the approach could keep up with evolving technology.



Use the FusionCharts Free charting widget in the IBM Mashup Center

09 Dec 2010 05:00:00 +0000

Learn to build a charting widget with a very rich customizable presentation where both the charting data and presentation customization are specified in XML. Then learn how to use the data mashup editor from the IBM Mashup Center to generate the XML for such a widget. Finally, build a sample mashup in which the presentation elements vary dynamically with the data.



Multi-locale site management with IBM Workplace Web Content Management

16 Nov 2010 05:00:00 +0000

Learn how to build a multi-locale solution for your Web site with IBM Workplace Web Content Management.



Building a business component for the WebSphere Portal composite application infrastructure

10 Nov 2010 05:00:00 +0000

This article provides an overview of how to write a business component for the composite application infrastructure in IBM WebSphere Portal. It includes a sample implementation of a business component that demonstrates how the composite application infrastructure can be utilized, plus best practices to leverage and pitfalls to avoid.



IBM Lotus Quickr usage statistics: Measuring the success of team collaboration

02 Nov 2010 04:00:00 +0000

IBM® Lotus® Quickr® 8.5 for IBM WebSphere® Portal introduces server- and place-level statistics. Administrators can monitor the use of the system through an administrative web user interface. Statistics for Lotus Quickr places can also be obtained by calling REST services on the \adminqcs context root. These services provide both server-wide and place-specific statistics.



Developing a social networking iPhone application based on IBM Lotus Connections 2.5

12 Oct 2010 04:00:00 +0000

IBM® developerWorks® recently introduced its first native iPhone application to the Apple Application Store, a great tool for users to explore and discover developerWorks content and community, connect with other IT professionals and subject matter experts, and seek out opportunities to share experience.



IBM Lotus Domino 8.5.2 XPages discussion database server performance

07 Oct 2010 04:00:00 +0000

This article reports on the performance of IBM® Lotus® Domino® 8.5.2 XPages. A discussion database application workload was used to compare the classic Lotus Domino elements with the XPages design elements.



BPM integration with Webform, Part 1: Human tasks in business space using Lotus Webform Server

23 Sep 2010 04:00:00 +0000

Companies today are faced with a number of challenges in operational efficiency. In particular there are many business processes within a given organization that are unnecessarily cumbersome due to the lack of a coordinated effort. These processes are often manual in nature and prone to error. Developing a series of well orchestrated business processes that include a combination of human tasks and automated services will differentiate a company from its competitors by streamlining operations and reducing waste.