Learning the terminology involved with the new OpenSocial Component functionality is crucial to understanding the deployment and configuration process. This article defines the key terms.
Deployment Architecture OSC9.0
The OpenSocial Component introduces new components to the traditional Domino deployment model. This article shows the deployment architecture and where the components fit.
Before you begin OSC9.0
Before an administrator begins deploying and configuring the OpenSocial Component, there are some pre-requisites that need to be met. This article outlines the pre-requisites for an administrator.
This article outlines the installation steps that need to be taken for Domino, Notes, and iNotes to enable the OpenSocial Component functionality.
Database creation and configuration
The OpenSocial Component relies on two databases: a Widget Catalog and the Credential Store. This article outlines how those databases are created and configured.
User-centric settings OSC9.0
OpenSocial Component functionality must be enabled for end users via policy. This article outlines policy and other user-centric settings that must be enabled.
Server-centric settings OSC9.0
OpenSocial Component functionality must be enabled for the servers involved via configuration settings. This article outlines the configuration settings that must be enabled.
Widget approval process
OpenSocial Component functionality in Notes and iNotes, including Embedded Experiences, relies on a trust mechanism that is established via the My Widgets framework. This article outlines how Widgets are created and approved to establish this trust.
Gadget rendering process OSC9.0
OpenSocial Widgets and Embedded Experiences render in the Notes and iNotes clients via the gadget rendering process which relies on the setup and configuration outlined in previous topics. This article highlights this process for the purpose of educating administrators so that they may understand and troubleshoot the process.
Once the OpenSocial Component is installed and configured, administrators need to verify that their environment is working properly. This article outlines how an administrator can do such verification.
In the event that verification of the OpenSocial Component fails an administrator may need to troubleshoot his or her environment. This article outlines how an administrator can do such troubleshooting.