The Resource Policies portlet is a WebSphere
® Portal administrative tool that allows you to manage sets of key value pairs.
® Expeditor Client provides an extension to the Resource Policies portlet called the Policy Type Editor for Eclipse Preferences through which Portal-administered client can be managed. The Policy Type Editor for Eclipse Preferences integrates seamlessly with other Resource Policies extensions.
Preinstalled preference sets
The items in bold show on the GUI pages as links or form-entry labels. The rest of the information is for explanation.
Client connectivity preferences
Client managed settings
Real name: ClientConnectivityPreference
Description: Configures the network layer on the rich client.
- Time interval (in minutes) for polling network availability
- Key: com.ibm.rcp.net.defaults/local_monitor_interval
- Description: interval at which the network framework service should monitor local network activity
- Initial value: 5
- Constraints: integer, 1 to 2440
Client portlet viewer settings
Real name: ManagedSettings
Description: Configures the managed settings framework on the rich client
Preferences: Time interval (in minutes) for updating policies on the client
- Key: com.ibm.rcp.managedsettings/UpdateIntervalInMins
- Description: Interval at which Managed Settings are updated from the back-end settings system
- Initial value: 720 Constraints - integer > 0
Parent topic: Managing Rich Clients using the Portal server
Real name: PortletEditModeAllow
Description: Configures the portlet viewer on the rich client
Preferences: Allow Edit mode on the client portlet viewer
Modifying a value in a policy type
- Key: com.ibm.rcp.portletviewer/PortletEditModeAllow
- Description: Used to determine if the Edit mode icon or selection is displayed
- Initial value: false
- Constraints: Boolean (true, false)
The policy type contains the default values. You can update the default value for a preference in the policy type.
Creating a child policy for a policy type
Child policies can be used with personalization to allow different settings for different types of users. You can create a hierarchical tree of policies for each policy type.
Editing values in a child policy
You can edit a child policy.
Installing a new preference set
Most of the preference sets you use are automatically installed with the Lotus
Expeditor Client. If additional preference sets are required, you can install them using the Portlet's import capability.