What's new

Find out what's new for installing and migrating IBM® Connections.

IBM Connections 5.5

  • Simplified post-installation tasks for Configuring IBM HTTP Server
  • Simplified post-installation tasks for Designating global moderators.
  • Simplified post-installation tasks for Assigning people to Java EE roles.
  • IBM Connections version 5.5 offers optional installation of the Ephox rich text editors.
  • Updated system requirements (new support).
  • FileNet Collaboration Services is a component of IBM Content Navigator 2.0.3, and IBM Content Navigator 2.0.3 fix pack 5 or later fix pack is supported to install with IBM Connections 5.5.
  • FileNet Content Engine 5.2.1 fix pack 2 or later fix pack is now supported.
  • IBM Cognos Business Intelligence Server & Transformer 10.2.2 is now supported.
  • For the DB wizard, this release supports the export of SQL scripts for 'Create' and 'Delete' against all DB types.
  • There is a new install engine called the script installer which is faster to install.
  • You can upgrade to use Install Manager 1.8.3.

Migrating to this release

  • You can migrate directly from any Connections version 4.5, 4.5 CRx, 5.0, or 5.0 CRx to version 5.5.
  • After migration to IBM Connections 5.5, you can reuse content stores from 4.5 or 5.0.