Lotus Connections provides a portlet, called the Multi-Service
Portlet, that can be used to access Activities, Dogear, Blogs and Profiles.
Since it is a portlet, it can be deployed to Lotus Quickr (Portal Services).
To get the portlet, go to the entry in the Portlet
download the war file. After installing the war file, the application must
be configured. Go to the admin console (e.g.http://yoursite:10027/admin)
and perform the following configuration steps...
- Map security roles for the AJAX proxy. The portlet uses
feature data. By mapping the security roles, you are specifying which users
- either all authenticated users or a specific group or users - that you
want to give access to the Lotus Connections feature data. To map security
roles, complete the following steps:
- Open the IBM WebSphere Application Server Integrated Solutions
Console, select Applications > Enterprise Applications, and then select
the Lotus Connections portlet.
Note: Search for LotusConnections* to find it.
- Select Map security roles to users/groups, and then map
the All Permissions Role to any mapped users or groups that should have
access to the data or to All authenticated if you want all authenticated
users to be able to access the data.
- Map the Everyone role to Everyone.
- Then, create a page for the portlet in a Quickr place.
Go into the Configure option for the portlet to configure the portlet to
use one of Activites, Blogs, Profiles or Dogear.
- Enter the URL of the server for the service you want to
use. For example, you can use the tap deployment of activities.
When the user visits the place, the user can then enter
his/her credentials in the place using the Personalize option.
The result will be that the Connections content appearing in a Quickr place,
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