Community articleIBM Connections SPIs
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IBM® Connections provides Service Provider Interfaces (SPIs) that enable third parties to integrate services and function into the IBM Connections product. Unlike the Atom-based APIs, SPIs are typically Java-based and require some deployment and configuration before they can be used.



IBM® Connections provides Service Provider Interfaces (SPIs) that enable third parties to integrate services and function into the IBM Connections product. Unlike the Atom-based APIs, SPIs are typically Java-based and require some deployment and configuration before they can be used.

SPIs are lower-level programming interfaces which may be subject to modification from release to release. Changes to your application may be required to maintain equivalent functionality when integrating with a future release.


Event SPI
The IBM Connections Event SPI allows third parties to consume event data generated by IBM Connections.

Seedlist SPI
Use the Seedlist service provider interface (SPI) provided with IBM Connections to integrate your search engine with IBM Connections content.

Service SPI
You can use the IBM Connections Service SPI to learn about the applications running in your IBM Connections deployment.

User SPI
You can use the IBM Connections User SPIs to access information about the users in your IBM Connections deployment.