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Unica Platform
New features and changes in version 12.1
This section describes the new features and changes introduced in the 12.1 version of Unica Platform.
Fixed defects
Known issues
Known limitations
System Requirements
An installation of HCL Unica products is complete when you install, configure, and deploy the HCL Unica products . The Installation Guide provides detailed information about installing, configuring, and deploying the products.
Installation overview
An installation of HCL Unica products is complete when you install, configure, and deploy the HCL Unica products . The Installation Guide provides detailed information about installing, configuring, and deploying the products.
Planning the Unica Platform installation
When you plan your Unica Platform installation, you must ensure that you have set up your system correctly, and that you have configured your environment to deal with any failures.
Creating the Unica Platform data sources
You must create Unica Platform data sources before you can install Unica Platform.
Installing Platform
You must run the Unica installer to start the installation of Unica Platform. The Unica installer starts the Unica Platform installer during the installation process. Make sure that the Unica installer and the product installer are saved at the same location.
Deploying Platform
You must follow a set of guidelines when you deploy Unica Platform in your web application server. There is a different set of guidelines for deploying Unica Platform on WebLogic and on WebSphere®.
Configuring Platform after deployment
For a basic installation of Unica Platform, you must configure Unica Platform after deployment if you use the Unica reporting feature, or if you want to use a password policy.
Installing Unica Platform in a cluster
Unica Platform supports an IBM WebSphere Application Server cluster deployment. Clustering is not supported on WebLogic.
Deploying Asset Picker
Unica Platform utilities
This section provides an overview of the Unica Platform utilities, including some details that apply to all the utilities and which are not included in the individual utility descriptions.
About Platform SQL scripts
This section describes the SQL scripts provided with Unica Platform to perform various tasks relating to the Unica Platform system tables.
Uninstalling Unica Platform
Run the Unica Platform uninstaller to uninstall Unica Platform. When you run the uninstaller, the files that were created during the installation process are removed. For example, files such as configuration files, installer registry information, and user data are removed from the computer.
Executive Summary
HCL Marketing Software Support in the GDPR Context
HCL Marketing Software provides GDPR support for the following Marketing Software products:
Content Integration facilitates easy integration with Content Management Systems and enables searching content from the Content Management Systems.
Unica Content Integration facilitates easy integration with Content Management Systems and enables searching content from the them.
Plugin development overview
Unica Content Integration facilitates easy integration with new content repositories without having to alter the core Content Integration framework.
Plugin Development SDK
Setting up the development environment
Set up the development environment in Eclipse IDE for writing your plugins. Use any Java EE IDE of your choice and make the required configurations mentioned in this topic. You need certain artifacts from <ASSET_PICKER_HOME> to complete the environment setup. This topic will provide information about project building and packaging using Apache Maven so ensure that you have Apache Maven installed.
Verification and troubleshooting
Installing Unica Content Integration
The component Unica Content Integration is installed or upgraded as a part of Unica Platform installation or upgrade.
Configuring Unica Content Integration
To use Content Integration in Unica Centralized Offer Management, you must configure it in Unica Platform.
Configuring a third-party CMS for integration with Unica Content Integration
You can configure a third-party CMS for integration with Unica Content Integration. Currently, Content Integration only supports images from the CMS. When you create partitions in Unica Centralized Offer Management, an entry for Content Integration resides in each partition. For example, if Unica Centralized Offer Management has three partitions, you can configure Content Integration for all the partitions of Unica Centralized Offer Management.
Configuring the out-of-the-box integrations offered by Content Integration
Content Integration offers two out-of-the-box integrations, Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) and HCL Digital Experience (DX).
System requirements and compatibility
Unica Content Integration operates as part of the HCL Marketing Software suite of products. Unica Content Integration requires Unica Platform 12.1.
Unica Content Integration Overview
New Features in version 12.1
Known Issues
Known Limitations
Before you contact HCL technical support
If you encounter a problem that you cannot resolve by referring the documentation, your company's designated support contact can log a call with HCL technical support. Use these guidelines to ensure that your problem is resolved efficiently and successfully.
Licensing Overview
What User Needs To Do?
HCL Unica customers will get a HCL License portal URL and login credentials via email. This portal will have the license entitlements allotted as per the purchase done by the customer. The customer needs to follow below mentioned steps to complete the registration process and configure the devices for HCL Unica products.
HCL License Portal
The license portal provides both Software distribution and management of your Software entitlements purchased from HCL Products and Platforms. The portal provides you with control and flexibility on how to consume your licenses. Typically, an organization will have someone identified as a License Manager that has familiarity with the language of Licenses, and you may wish to add them as a user. If not, you will find these instructions sufficient to begin using your HCL Software.
Flexnet License Server
License Models Supported with HCL Unica
HCL Unica products supports below license models.
License Configuration
User will need to configure the license with HCL Unica products before start using, when users access the Unica Marketing Platform login URL – it will get redirected to the license configuration page. The user needs to configure the license details on this page. Unica Marketing Platform will validate the license and on a successful license, the configuration user will be redirected to the Unica Marketing Platform login screen. There are two radio buttons on the License configuration screen Flexnet and Platform. Flexnet button will connect to Flexnet to consume the license and Platform option is for Master slave configuration. Slave platform will consume the license from the Master platform, so for slave platform user needs to click on the Platform radio button and enter the master platform url and credentials. Once this is done, slave platform will start consuming license from the Master platform, which in turn will consume license from Flexnet.
Logging for Licensing
Detail logging for license server connection, updates, expiry, etc. is logged in Unica Marketing Platform log file present under <PLATFORM_HOME>/logs/platform.log. Users will get warning, error, and info type messages related to licensing.