Installing IBM Connections Portlets
IBM Connections portlets can be deployed like we deploy any other normal portlet using IBM WebSphere Portal Administration screen.
To install these portlet you may follow the steps below.
1. After unzipping the downloaded portlet zip, you may see structure as below and snor.pf.portlets.war is the portlet war file which need to be installed. Other directory contains other components required for proper configuration.
2. Login to portal server with Administrator rights and then move to Administration
. Click on Web Modules.
It will take you to screen as below. From there, click on Install.
3. This Screen will let you to browse and select the path of snor.pf.portlets.war
and click on Next.
4. By clicking on Next,
this war would get uploaded to the server and Portal will let you to specify the Application Name
and Context Root.
Leave default provided value here. And click on Finish.
5. On successful installation of portlets war, it will take you to confirmation screen as below:
By performing above steps you have successfully deployed IBM connections portlet on your portal instance. Next is to configure these portlets with the details of connection server and creating portal pages to place IBM connections portlets.
This article is one of several describing how to use community pages and connections portlets:
5.2 Using community pages and connections portlets