Excluding nicknames from the Profiles database

You can exclude nicknames when adding or updating user profiles by adding a property in the tdi-profiles-config.xml file.

About this task

A server restart is not required for the change to take effect.

The change affects only new users that are added to Profiles. To remove nicknames from existing users, see the following technote: http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21981991.


  1. In the directory TDI/conf/LotusConnections-config, open the file tdi-profiles-config.xml.
  2. Add the following property to the <properties> section:
      <property name="com.ibm.lconn.profiles.perform.name.expansion" value="false" />