Administer Forums by specifying properties in a configuration file or running administrative commands.
You can edit the forum-config.xml file to control how and when various Forums operations take place. Use administrative commands to run tasks that manipulate Forums content. Changes to the configuration file require node synchronization and a restart of the Forums server before they take effect. Changes that are made by using administrative commands take effect immediately.
- Running Forums administrative commands
Use the wsadmin client to administer the Forums application.
- Changing Forums configuration property values
Configuration settings control how and when various Forums operations take place.
- Retrieving forum content
Use administrative commands to retrieve lists of forums and forum topics. You can narrow down a list of forums to retrieve a specific subset of forums that you want to administer.
- Rectifying the count of forums and forum topics
Recalculate the count of forums and forum topics.
- Moderating forums
Enable a moderator to review and manage forum posts.
- Managing forum trash
Move forum content to the trash, empty the trash, restore forums and forum topics from the trash, and perform other trash management tasks for Forums.
- Managing Forums scheduled tasks
Use the ForumsScheduler administrative commands to manage the tasks that are scheduled for forums.
- Managing file attachments in Forums
You can manage space on the Forums application server by limiting the number of attachments that users can upload to a forum post. To prevent users from uploading file attachments, you can edit configuration settings in the forum-config.xml file.
- Enabling topic posting in different deployments
Enable users to take forum topics in one HCL Connections deployment and post them to a different HCL Connections deployment.
- Adding a feed for topics and replies
Add a property to the LotusConnections-config.xml file to add a feed that includes topics and the replies to the topics.
- Restricting topic editing
You can restrict the editing of forum topics or replies to their creators. Only a user who created a topic or a reply can edit it.
- Allowing non-community members to comment in forums
Allow users who are not community members to comment in forums in public or moderated communities.