Before installing HCL Connections™, study the system requirements, deployment options, and documentation conventions.
This Installation Guide assumes that you have prior experience with products that support enterprise web applications.
- Directory path conventions
Directory variables are abbreviations for the default installation paths for Linux™ and Microsoft™ Windows™. This topic defines the directory variable and its matching default installation directory for each supported operating system.
- Deployment options
Install HCL Connections in one of three deployment topologies to achieve optimum scaling, load balancing, and failover.
- Deployment requirements for supporting 8.0 functionality
Learn which new features and functionalities are supported in your Connections 8.0 CR3 deployment, depending on whether or not you install Component Pack.
- HCL Connections system requirements
A variety of hardware and software is required to run HCL Connections.
- HCL Connections support statement
The statement proposes revisions to the definition of "supported" and "unsupported" with respect to the various products on which HCL Connections depends for proper operation.
- Worksheet for installing HCL Connections
Record your installation and configuration data.
Parent topic: Administering Connections 8.0