Deploying IBM Workplace Collaboration Services on the IBM System i5 Platform

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Published 11 August 2006, updated 15 August 2006

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ISBN-10: 073849481X
ISBN-13: 9780738494814
IBM Form #: SG24-6640-00
(566 pages)

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Authors: Deb Landon, Jennifer Bloom, Neil Burston, David Byrd, Tony Donato, Kim Greene, Mac Guidera, Luis Guirigay, Amy Hoerle, Martin McCauley, Steve Milstein, Jazmin Piza, Colin Stamp, Trevor Tallackson


IBM, the leader in collaboration, has created IBM Workplace Collaboration Services, a completely integrated collaborative environment based on open standards. Workplace Collaboration Services provides a wide range of integrated ready-to-use communication and collaboration capabilities as services for the IBM Workplace environment. This includes such capabilities as e-mail, calendaring and scheduling, presence awareness, instant messaging, e-learning, team spaces, Web conferencing, and document and Web content management.

The integrated design of the IBM System i5 platform provides a low-cost, low-maintenance computing system for Workplace solutions. The System i5 platform, which employs the latest implementation of Power Architecture, advances IBM eServer iSeries integration, simplicity, and low total cost of ownership to record-setting levels. You magnify the benefits of IBM Workplace Collaboration Services by hosting it on the System i5 platform.

This IBM Redbooks publication is written for administrators who want to install, configure, and administer IBM Workplace Collaboration Services on the System i5 platform. It introduces you to Workplace Collaboration Services. It shows you how to deploy and customize it on the System i5 platform as well as how to configure the IBM Workplace Managed Client. In addition, this book provides many performance tips to help you optimize your Workplace Collaboration Services environment.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. IBM Workplace defined
Chapter 2. Prerequisites
Chapter 3. Preparing your directory services
Chapter 4. Installation and initial configuration
Chapter 5. Administration
Chapter 6. IBM Workplace Managed Client
Chapter 7. Performance tuning Workplace Collaboration Services
Chapter 8. Interoperability and coexistence with Lotus products
Chapter 9. Backup and recovery
Chapter 10. Troubleshooting
Appendix A. Setting up the IBM Directory Server on i5/OS
Appendix B. IBM Workplace Collaboration Services ports
Appendix C. Workplace Collaboration Services configuration summary
Appendix D. Extending Workplace Collaboration Services

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