View the Product Documentation
SmartCloud Notes product documentation is located in the SmartCloud wiki. The easiest way to find it is to click the Product Documentation
tab. Once you are on the Product Documentation page, you'll find links to product documentation for all of the SmartCloud offerings and information. Locate the following links in the Available Product Documentation table to view the SmartCloud Notes documentation:
Clicking either the Using or Administering SmartCloud Notes product documentation link opens a landing page for that section of documentation. Landing pages include links to frequently used information. You can, for example, click a link for SmartCloud Notes client requirements, or for IBM translated versions
of the documentation. In the navigation pane, a table of contents displays the topics.
View the product documentation in different formats or editions
All product documentation topics are initially written by IBM information developers. This version is referred to as the "Original noneditable edition" of the documentation. However, when you view a topic, you are automatically in the "Current editable edition" of a topic. Here you can easily provide feedback on SmartCloud Notes product documentation by posting a comment to the topic or editing a topic and updating the information yourself. As a topic is revised, the version number increases. To see which version of a topic you are viewing, look at the Version number at the bottom of a topic. For the latest information, make sure you are viewing the "Current editable edition" of a topic.
To return to the original version of a topic, click the Original noneditable edition
You can also view the documentation in other formats, which are versions of the original noneditable edition. These versions of the documentation are static, and do not include any updates made to the current editable edition of the documentation:
View community content
- Administering SmartCloud Notes PDF
- Translated versions (Administering and Using SmartCloud Notes)
- Accessible HTML versions (Administering and Using SmartCloud Notes)
The SmartCloud Notes landing page on the Community Articles
tab is where you find articles written by IBMers and non-IBMers. These articles are an important additional source of information. Articles range from troubleshooting tips or particular issues, to configuration scenarios, or announcements. Comments and new articles are welcome.
Keep up to date on new content in the wiki
You can use RSS feeds to follow updates to product documentation or community articles, or to be notified when new articles are added. You can also track a section of the product documentation, such as the Administering SmartCloud Notes section of help. Click
and then chose the information you want to track, such as recent edits for an article or recently added articles to a category.
You can also see the most current information added by IBM or external community contributors by clicking the Recently Added
or Recently Edited
tabs, from the SmartCloud Notes category landing page (click SmartCloud Notes
from the navigation pane).
Create a community article or add a comment
Anyone can view the SmartCloud wiki. But to add, edit, or post a comment about an article or product documentation, you must have a Lotus Registration name and password. You use this name and password for all Lotus public discussion forums, Lotus private beta programs, and Lotus and WebSphere Portal wikis.
Click Log on
at the top of the wiki. If you do not have a Lotus Registration user name and password, you can provide one on the Lotus Registration page.
If you need help or advice about how to create an article, the Wiki Help
link is available at the bottom of each wiki page.
Search for information
To view all SmartCloud Notes community articles, open the SmartCloud Notes landing page by clicking SmartCloud Notes
from the navigation pane. To search for specific information, use the wiki search feature.
You can create custom search scope by clicking the arrow next to All Content
in the Search bar, and then selecting Custom Search Scope
. Complete the fields, and give your custom search scope a name. Then, whenever you are logged in to the wiki, your search scope displays as a search option in the menu. You must be logged on to create a custom search scope.
You can also click Advanced Search
to search using a specified set of search criteria. You do not have to be logged in to use Advanced Search. The search criteria is not saved after you end the browser session.
Use the Learn Center how to perform administrative tasks
Another useful and informative source of information in the SmartCloud wiki can be found in the Learning Center. The Learning Center includes Getting Started information, videos, and education offerings. Click the Learning Center
tab to take advantage of these of resources.
When you click the course in the navigator, a table of contents opens. You can then select the exercise that contains the information you are looking for.
Additional resources available
Throughout the wiki, you will find links to additional resources.
- Product Documentation landing pages include links to client requirements, translated versions of documentation, and commonly used task topics.
- The resource links at the bottom of each wiki page provide links to other product wikis, forums, and wiki help.