Maintain Control of Your Most Expensive and Powerful Resource
Controlling File size is one of the most expensive resource as well as the challenge for the administrators. Control how much your users consume and manage what they put on your Social Business usage often various from users to users. Eg. For critical dissemination of information through audio/videos Medias or powerful slide shows is required by corporate executives. This calls for high level quota when compared to an operator or normal staff who engaged in message driven collaboration.
IBM Connections file Services enables you to enforce appropriate usage policies so that you can a flexible system that is best adopted for better performance and availability for everyone.
This article walks you through steps for administrator how to manage a higher file quota for top level executives than the operators.
Step 1. Creation of File Policies
In this scenario, we shall create 2 policies
To edit configuration files, you can use the wsadmin client. See Starting the wsadmin client for information about how to start the wsadmin command-line tool.
Once it is opened, you call execfile("filesAdmin.py") and then issue add for polices as below
This creates a new policy titled "Executives" with a maximum size of 500 million bytes. The value of the maximumSize attribute must be zero or greater. A value of zero means the size is unlimited.
Similarly, one for Operators
Step 2. Identification of Target user Library ID.
Step 2 Policy Assignments.
Now assign ids to the respective policies using FilesLibraryService.assignPolicy
And this gets immediate effect and as an operator, since it is set to a very low value. It shows the blocking upload popup
Where as in the case of Executives, they will be still allowed to upload