Since the introduction of the IBM® Workplace™ strategy, many Lotus® Notes® and Domino® clients have been wanting to better understand how the release of IBM Workplace software products would impact their existing investment in Lotus Domino. While many in the Notes/Domino community have shown interest in the IBM Workplace family of products based on Java™Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE) and open standards, others have expressed concern about the implications for the future of Domino. The key message of this book is that IBM Workplace products extend and enhance the value of your investment in Domino.
Release 2.0.1 of Lotus Workplace products (predecessors of IBM Workplace Collaboration Services) and Lotus Notes/Domino 6.5x offer features designed to help you integrate Lotus Workplace products into an existing Notes/Domino environment. This allows you to offer your users a choice of tools most suited to their specific needs, while protecting and leveraging your on-going investment in Lotus Notes/Domino.
The objective of this book is to discuss specific ways in which you can integrate Lotus Workplace products (and going forward, IBM Workplace Collaboration Services) and Lotus Notes/Domino. We focus primarily on integration techniques using Release 2.0.1 of Lotus Workplace products and Domino 6.5.x, but, where appropriate, we will also discuss integration options using IBM Workplace Collaboration Services 2.5. In addition to discussing the IBM Workplace family of products and defining strategies of co-existence and integration, we address the following technical integration topics:
- Configuring Lotus Workplace release 2.0.1 products and IBM Workplace Collaboration Services to use your existing corporate Domino Directory as its LDAP directory
- Integration of existing Domino applications into Workplace products using the Domino Extended Products Portlets, the Domino Application Portlet, and the Common PIM Portlets (CPP)
- Configuring mail routing between a native Lotus Domino Mail server and an IBM Workplace Messaging® environment
- Interoperability between Lotus Sametime® and Lotus Workplace Team Collaboration™ 2.0.1 (going forward, IBM Workplace Team Collaboration) instant messaging capabilities via the - Lotus Instant Messaging (LIM) Gateway
- Interoperability points available in Lotus QuickPlace® —in the 6.5.1 release, in the 7.0 release and in the future.
Where appropriate, this book describes specific real world scenarios, illustrating how a combination of technologies can solve the problem. It details the technical implementation of the scenarios so that readers can actually duplicate the solution.
Table of contents
Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. Integration opportunities
Chapter 3. Infrastructure/deployment and skill considerations
Chapter 4. Integrating Workplace with Domino LDAP
Chapter 5. Extending the reach of Notes/Domino applications
Chapter 6. Messaging Integration between Domino and Workplace Messaging
Chapter 7. Integrating IBM Lotus Workplace 2.0.1 with Lotus Sametime 6.5.x
Chapter 8. Integrating Lotus QuickPlace with Workplace