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Oct 30, 2013 (3 years and 11 months ago)

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IBM Lotus
Connections

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Communities

Blogs

Dogear

Activities

Profiles


Lotus Connections is social software for business that
empowers you to be more innovative and helps you execute

more quickly by using dynamic networks of coworkers,
partners and customers.

IBM Lotus Connections

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Lotus Connections Software provides 5 key services

Communities

Create, find, join, and work with communities of people who share a
common interest, responsibility, or area of expertise

Blogs

Use a weblog to present your idea and get feedback from others; learn from
the expertise and experience of others who blog

Dogear

Save, organize and share bookmarks; discover bookmarks that have been
qualified by others with similar interests & expertise

Activities

Organize your work, plan next steps, and easily tap your expanding
professional network to help execute your everyday deliverables, faster

Profiles

Quickly find the people you need by searching across your organization
using keywords that help identify expertise, current projects and
responsibilities

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Lotus Connections Functional Topology

Corporate

LDAP Directory

(ITDS 6, MS Active
Directory 2003)


Lotus Connections Service

(Requires IBM WebSphere
®

Application
Server 6.1


including IHS)

running

on:


Red Hat Enterprise Linux
®

ES v4


Microsoft
®

Windows
®
2003 Standard


Microsoft
®

Windows
®
2003 Enterprise

Relational Database

(IBM DB2
®

9.1 software
or Oracle 10G)

Access Points


Browsers


IBM Lotus Notes
®


IBM Lotus Sametime
®


IBM WebSphere Portal


Web applications


Mobile


Feed readers


Other rich clients



One or more
services …


Activities


Profiles


Dogear


Blogs


Communities

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Lotus Connections Administration Overview


Consistent Administration across the Lotus Connections


Standards based management framework via Java Management Extensions
(JMX)


Supported by WebSphere Admin Clients (e.g. WAS Admin Scripting)


Supports centralized administration in stand
-
alone and clustered environments



WebSphere System Administration


Role based administration (Monitor, Operator, Configurator, etc.)


Application Deployment


Security Administration (Authentication, SSO, Administrative Authorization, SSL,
Application Security, Resource Security, etc.)


Resource Administration (e.g. RDBMS)

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Profiles Administration


Using WebSphere Application Server administration
(
wsadmin
) scripts to administer Profiles, you can:


Configure active content filter


Enable security on the Profiles application


Enable and manage indexing


Manage display of the report
-
to chain


Manage search function


Statistics


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Using Lotus Connections from your daily tools

Lotus Connections Services

IBM Lotus Notes

IBM Lotus Sametime

IBM WebSphere Portal

Web User Interface

Web application

Browser bookmarklets

Powerful activity
sidebar

Community broadcasts

Activities plug
-
in

Portlet integrates any /
all services into portal
pages / sites

Extensibility

Feed readers

Business card

Mashups

REST APIs

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