Preparing to install the HCL Connections Mail Plug-in

Before you install the HCL Connections™ Mail Plug-in, you must ensure that components are installed and that your environment is configured.

Before you begin

The following components must be installed and configured.

The following configurations must be set and verified:

  • The messaging infrastructure must share the SSO domain that the Connections infrastructure uses.
  • Connections:
    • All Connections Mail Plug-in users must have valid email addresses.
    • Email addresses must be visible in Connections. If you configured Connections to hide email addresses, see this topic: Exposing email addresses
  • For Domino servers:
    • All user records must have a valid Internet email address that matches the email address in Connections.
    • Domino must be set up for access by using iNotes®. For more information, see Setting up iNotes on a server.
  • For Exchange servers:
    • All user records must have a valid Internet email address that matches the email address in Connections.
    • Internet Information Services Exchange Web Service must be enabled.

About this task

To prepare your environment for the Connections Mail Plug-in, complete the following tasks:

Procedure

  1. Choose one of the following options:
    • Configure SPNEGO for the HCL Connections Mail Plug-in.
    • Configure single sign-on for the HCL Connections Mail Plug-in using LTPA.
  2. For Microsoft™ Exchange servers and Domino servers with self-signed certificates, import SSL certificates.
  3. Verify your environment.