IBM OmniFind Enterprise Edition Version 8.4 Configuration and Implementation Scenarios

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Published 08 May 2007

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ISBN-10: 0738486345
ISBN-13: 9780738486345
IBM Form #: SG24-7394-00
(622 pages)

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Authors: Nagraj Alur, Mario Deschatelets, Ashish Jain, Sreeram Potukuchi, Wojciech Radzikowski, Filip Zawadiak


This IBM Redbooks publication documents the procedures for implementing IBM OmniFind Enterprise Edition Version 8.4 technology in a single-server Windows environment, two-server Linux environment, and a four-server AIX environment. Supported data sources include DB2, Windows file system, DB2 Content Manager, Lotus Domino, Lotus Quickplace, WebSphere Portal Server, Web Content Management (WCM), and Portal Document Manager (PDM).

Tivoli Directory Server (TDS) is the LDAP repository used in the scenarios.

It is aimed at IT architects and search administrators who are responsible for managing IBM OmniFind Enterprise Edition on Windows 2003, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, and AIX platforms.

The book offers a step-by-step approach to implementing a single-server, two-server, and four-server IBM OmniFind Enterprise Edition environment using typical customer scenarios.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. IBM OmniFind Enterprise Edition V8.4 architecture
Chapter 2. Small business OmniFind scenario on a Windows 2003 Enterprise Edition platform
Chapter 3. Medium-size organization OmniFind scenario on Red Hat Enterprise Linux platform
Chapter 4. Large organization OmniFind scenario on an AIX platform
Chapter 5. Merger of SMB and medium-size organizations
Appendix A. Install Sample Search application portlet
Appendix B. Search Application Customizer
Appendix C. IBM OmniFind Enterprise Edition V8.4 control tables
Appendix D. Configuring typical data sources
Appendix E. Migration considerations
Appendix F. Troubleshooting aids
Appendix G. Additional material

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