Before you can use the plug-in, you must provide information about the IBM
® Connections servers to which the plug-ins will connect.
Before you begin
A application must be installed and available from an IBM
Connections server before a plug-in can use it.
About this task
To configure the IBM
Connections plug-ins, complete the following steps:
- To display the configuration settings page, do one of the following:
Enter the user name and password you use to access IBM Connections features. If you do not know this information, contact your site administrator.
In the server URL fields, enter the web addresses for the servers that support the features you plan to use. If you do not know the server web addresses, contact your site administrator.
- From Microsoft® Outlook, or from a Microsoft Office application, click IBM Connections -> Preferences. For Office 2007 and Office 2010, click the Connections tab.
- From Microsoft Windows® Explorer, right-click a file that you want to add to an activity, and choose IBM Connections -> Preferences.
Specify the authentication type and URL you are using from the following choices:
Use the following syntax to specify the server web address:
Click OK to save the configuration settings.
- HTTP Basic
Note: You do not need to specify an authentication URL for this option.
- Site Minder
The user name and password fields are disabled when SPNEGO is selected because it uses Kerboros as the login. Specify the authentication URL as follows:
- Tivoli® Access Manager
Parent topic: IBM Connections Plug-in for Microsoft Office and Microsoft Windows