System requirements

HCL Connections

  • HCL Connections v5.5, v6.0 supported platforms, unless stated otherwise
  • Database: IBM DB2, limited support*: Oracle DB, no support: Microsoft SQL
  • OS: RedHat Enterprise Linux, Microsoft Windows
  • LDAP: IBM Domino Directory, IBM Directory Server, Microsoft Active Directory


  • Separate, logical Application Server on an existing node within the Connections Cell
  • If WebSEAL is in place: a junction for the dptk context route
  • JVM Heap: 1024MB (or less, depending on Connections environment)
  • Disk space: <100MB

Additional components

Functional basics

  • Technical Admin User to operate the WebSphere cell (e.g. wasadmin)
  • Technical Admin User (including a proper mail address) that acts as a Connections Admin user (role mappings: admin, search-admin, community-admin)

*Limited support: Oracle DB isn‘t part of our normal test cycles. We still offer support for bugs and defects.