How to change global Forums configuration settings

    CAT Features

    Problem Description

    Forums can be configured to enable the “Discuss This” feature. The same applies for other global properties, for example active content filter, or allowing non-members to contribute to forums.

    Solution with Websphere Commandline Interface

    Search the HCL Connections documentation for the steps to solve your problem.

    1. Start the wsadmin commandline interface as administrator. ATTENTION: All commands for the commandline interface are case sensitive!
    2. Activate the relevant Jython script.
    3. Check out the relevant HCL Connections configuration XML file.
    4. Open the HCL Connections configuration XML file and edit the parameters. ATTENTION: Make sure you don’t accidentally violate the XML schema, e.g. by forgetting to close a tag or a quotation mark.
    5. Check in the configuration file again.

    Solution with Connections Administration Toolkit (CAT)

    Navigate to Administration – Forums, subsection Configure. There, you can see all available configuration properties and a brief explanation as to what they do:

    After editing the parameters, a confirmation popup summarizes the changes and allows you to enter a comment. All changes, comments, and who made them, are logged by the CAT application.

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