This Installation Guide assumes that you have prior experience with products that support enterprise web applications.

HCL Connections has dependencies on a number of other products. This guide assumes that you have a basic knowledge of those products, including how to:
  • Install, configure, secure, and administer IBM® WebSphere® Application Server.
  • Install IBM® Security Directory Server, Microsoft Active Directory, Sun Java System Directory Server, Novell eDirectory, or HCL Domino® LDAP directory, and then configure IBM® WebSphere® Application Server to use that LDAP directory with federated repositories.
  • Create, manage, and drop IBM DB2®, Oracle, or Microsoft SQL Server databases.
  • Install HTTP Server, and then configure it to interact with IBM® WebSphere® Application Server over HTTP and HTTPS.