Installing and Deploying IBM Connections 4.0

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Published 27 March 2013, updated 09 February 2016

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Authors: Whei-Jen Chen, Enio Rubens Basso, Gabriella Davis, Alan Hamilton, Abhishek Jain, Marcelo Makiuchi, Chris Miller, Chandrasekaran Ponnusamy, Evan Tepsic


IBM® Collaboration Solutions and IBM Redbooks® publications are partnered together to show you the installation and deployment process of IBM Connections V4. This wiki describes the architecture of IBM Connections, its deployment planning and considerations, and the installation details of IBM Connections and its integrated products such as IBM WebSphere® Application Server, IBM DB2® , and IBM Cognos.


IBM Connections is an enterprise-class social software platform. It features applications that any size business can use for collaboration. Whether content is internal or externally accessible, it can be created and shared with dynamic networks of colleagues by using features such as Communities, Blogs, Activities, or Wikis.

This IBM Redbooks wiki contains the following topics:

    • IBM Connections overview
    • General deployment considerations and requirements
    • Planning the environment
    • Planning Profiles
    • Preinstallation tasks
    • Product deployment
    • High availability and disaster recovery
    • Working with IBM Connections mobile
    • IBM Connections metrics
    • IBM Connections mail
    • Customizing the IBM Connections user experience
    • Integrating with other software
    • Upgrading from previous versions
    • Administering IBM Connections
    • Performance tuning
    • Troubleshooting IBM Connections
    • IBM Greenhouse
    • Working with IBM Tivoli® Directory Integrator for custom Profiles
    • Downloading the software from Passport Advantage and PartnerWorld

The objective of this wiki is to introduce you to the deployment process of IBM Connections through a modified large deployment scenario of IBM Connections V4. The ideas and concepts that are presented are an introduction and do not claim to be a complete list.

Click this link to see the wiki content: Installing and Deploying IBM Connections

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