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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.

Parent topic:Planning