Configuring the file content directory for File Viewer using NFS

If File Viewer is not running on IBM® Connections nodes, the directory where HCL Connections stores its files must be accessible to File Viewer.

About this task

The HCL Connections directory is provided as a WebSphere Application Server variable: FILES_CONTENT_DIR. To configure this directory for File Viewer, complete the following steps:


  1. Obtain the value of FILES_CONTENT_DIR:
    1. Log in to the Deployment Manager Integration Solutions Console.
    2. Click Environment > WebSphere variables.
    3. Locate the FILES_CONTENT_DIR variable either by scrolling through the list or using the search filter. The default value is /cs/files/upload.
  2. Mount the FILES_CONTENT_DIR share to a local path by following instructions in Mounting the NFS share on a Windows server or Mounting the NFS share on a Linux server.