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IBM Lotus Quickr 8.5 for Domino Administration

Book Description

Ensure effective and efficient team collaboration by building a solid social infrastructure with IBM Lotus Quickr 8.5

  • Gain a thorough understanding of IBM Lotus Quickr 8.5 Team Collaboration, Repository, and Connectors
  • Recommended best practices to upgrade to the latest version of IBM Lotus Quickr 8.5
  • Customize logos, colors, templates, and more to your designs without much effort
  • A combination of technical insights, step-by-step instructions, and guidelines to successfully enable team collaboration within your enterprise

In Detail

When the IT strategy calls for maximizing the value of social software for building effective teams, neither social networking nor team collaboration is sufficient on its own. Lotus Quickr Team Collaboration software delivers the promise of social software; but ensuring that a business's social networking site is compliant can be daunting. This book will help you ensure effective and efficient team collaboration by building a solid social infrastructure with IBM Lotus Quickr 8.5.

The book will familiarize system administrators with all the information they need to install, upgrade, and manage IBM Lotus Quickr 8.5. You will also learn to leverage social software principles to foster diverse teams in an interconnected world. This book will help you break virtual boundaries and remove the impediments to the development of high-performance teams through the use of IBM Lotus Quickr 8.5.

This practical book starts off by providing you with a clear, detailed walkthrough of key concepts including collaboration beyond document management, and adopting social collaboration in an enterprise.

We then examine the product architecture of Lotus Quickr services and provide a walkthrough of deployment aspects of Lotus Quickr to provide a scalable environment through clustering. We cover some of the basic tools used to set up and manage the IBM Lotus Quickr server along with unique methods for upgrading to the latest 8.5 version. We provide you with an in-depth look at the concepts of Lotus Quickr Connectors deployment, management, and a new capability around Windows-based single sign-on to solve a variety of problems.

By the end of this book, you will be able to build a well-executed social collaboration platform that delivers the productivity edge needed to succeed in the digitally interconnected business world of today.

Install, configure, and maintain IBM Lotus Quickr 8.5 from a single location in an interconnected world

Table of Contents

  1. IBM Lotus Quickr 8.5 for Domino Administration
    1. IBM Lotus Quickr 8.5 for Domino Administration
    2. Credits
    3. About the Authors
    4. About the Reviewers
    5. www.PacktPub.com
          1. Support files, eBooks, discount offers, and more
            1. Why Subscribe?
            2. Free Access for Packt account holders
            3. Instant Updates on New Packt Books
    6. Preface
      1. What this book covers
      2. What you need for this book
      3. Who this book is for
      4. Conventions
      5. Reader feedback
      6. Customer support
        1. Errata
        2. Piracy
        3. Questions
    7. 1. Introduction to Team Collaboration with IBM Lotus Quickr
      1. The evolution of IBM Lotus Quickr
      2. IBM Lotus Quickr delivers Enterprise 2.0
      3. Team collaboration beyond document management
      4. Adopting social collaboration in the Enterprise
      5. Summary
    8. 2. IBM Lotus Quickr Services Overview
      1. IBM Lotus Quickr services architectures
        1. IBM Lotus Quickr for Domino
        2. IBM Lotus Quickr for WebSphere Portal
      2. IBM Lotus Quickr connectors
      3. Interaction with IBM Lotus Connections
      4. Interaction with Enterprise Content Management products
      5. Summary
    9. 3. IBM Lotus Quickr Domino Architecture
      1. Product components
      2. Server architecture
      3. Browser architecture
      4. Desktop connector architecture
      5. Product deployment architectures
        1. Single server
        2. Clustered servers
        3. Expanded deployment
      6. Summary
    10. 4. Installation of IBM Lotus Quickr
      1. Before you get started
      2. Start with an IBM Lotus Domino server
      3. Setting up an IBM Lotus Domino server
        1. Starting the server
        2. Installing Fix Pack 3
        3. Installing Interim Fix 2
        4. Installing Quickr 8.5
        5. Post installation IBM Lotus Quickr configuration
        6. The Domino Servlet
        7. Configuring single sign-on (SSO)
      4. Offline settings for notes.ini
      5. Web page cache settings for notes.ini
      6. Other settings for notes.ini
      7. Client logging notes.ini settings
      8. Server logging settings for notes.ini
      9. Summary
    11. 5. Clustering IBM Lotus Quickr
      1. IBM Lotus Quickr clustering concepts
      2. IBM Lotus Quickr cluster installation
      3. IBM Lotus Quickr cluster configuration
      4. IBM Lotus Quickr cluster management
      5. Summary
    12. 6. Managing IBM Lotus Quickr Servers
      1. Using the site administration tools
        1. Security
        2. User Directory
        3. Other Options
      2. AdminP and Quickr
      3. Managing place members
        1. Adding an external member to a place
        2. Adding local members to places
        3. Changing member names in places
        4. Changing the hierarchy of a user name in a place
        5. Updating external member names in places
        6. Removing members from places
        7. Changing local member passwords
        8. Maintaining your Quickr server
          1. Place Catalog statistics
          2. Generating reports for the Quickr server
            1. Maintaining your Quickr server in a cluster
          3. Understanding replicamaker
          4. Automating replicamaker
          5. Manually using the qptool replicamaker command
      4. Using the qptool command
      5. Summary
    13. 7. Upgrading and Migrating to IBM Lotus Quickr 8.5
      1. The process of upgrading
      2. Upgrading IBM Lotus Domino
      3. Which version are you running today?
        1. Version 8.1 or 8.2
      4. Upgrading the IBM Lotus Domino server
      5. Unlocking the places
      6. Let's talk about DAOS
      7. Version 6.5.1 or 7.0 of QuickPlace
      8. Are offline services enabled?
      9. Summary
    14. 8. Managing Places in IBM Lotus Quickr
      1. Creating a place
      2. Place Catalog
      3. Place Statistics
      4. Managing places
        1. Locking and unlocking places
        2. Archiving a place
        3. Restoring a place
        4. Renaming places
        5. Creating place policies
        6. Assigning policies to a place
        7. Assigning policies to a template
      5. Managing PlaceTypes
        1. Creating a PlaceType from an existing place
        2. Reordering PlaceTypes
        3. Hide/unhide PlaceTypes
        4. PlaceTypes design updates
          1. Refreshing a PlaceType through the web
          2. Refreshing a PlaceType using qptool command
      6. Summary
    15. 9. Customizing IBM Lotus Quickr
      1. You bought it, now brand it
      2. Changing the logo
      3. Creating a place
      4. Customizing your place
        1. Basics
        2. Choose a Theme
        3. Forms
        4. Placetype Options
        5. Custom Themes
        6. PlaceBots
      5. Summary
    16. 10. IBM Lotus Quickr Connectors
      1. Overview of connectors
      2. Connector deployment
      3. Leveraging policies with the connectors
      4. Implementing desktop single sign-on
      5. Implementing other authentication services
      6. Summary
    17. 11. Leveraging IBM Lotus Quickr APIs
      1. Interacting with IBM Lotus Quickr services
        1. Example business scenario
          1. Implementing and leveraging the APIs
        2. APIs on IBM Lotus Quickr for IBM Lotus Domino
        3. Listing all my places (ACME Claims I am assigned to)—place services
        4. Displaying my role on the team—member services
        5. Contributing to the artifacts in the place—document services
          1. Listing folder contents
          2. Editing folder content
      2. Summary
    18. 12. Integrating IBM Lotus Quickr with Other IBM Products
      1. Enabling LDAP for integrating applications with IBM Lotus Quickr
        1. Enabling IBM Lotus Quickr to use LDAP
      2. Integrating IBM Lotus Sametime with Quickr 8.5
        1. Planning for Sametime integration
        2. Installing the Sametime SDK files
        3. Configuring the Quickr server to use Sametime
        4. QPConfig.xml Sametime settings explained
      3. IBM Lotus Connections and Quickr integration
        1. Activities integration
        2. Communities integration
          1. Sample of Communities integration on the IBM Lotus Connections server
        3. Business card integration
          1. Sample of Business card after integration to the IBM Lotus Quickr server
      4. Integration of IBM Lotus Quickr to ECM(IBM Filenet P8 and IBM Content Manager)
        1. Configuring SSO to the ECM
        2. Configuring the iNotes proxy configuration
          1. ECM settings in the qpconfig.xml file
          2. Installing the ECM connector on your ECM system
          3. Verifying your IBM Lotus Quickr ECM integration
      5. Summary