How to update Connections URLs and Connections feature settings

    CAT Features

    Problem Description

    Problem 1: A sender name and email needs to be set for Connections email notifications

    Problem 2: Default email and following preferences need to be set for all users. Users should not be able to edit the default following frequencies for responses and tags

    Solution with Websphere Commandline Interface

    Problems 1+2:

    1. Search the HCL Connections documentation for the steps to solve your problem.
    2. Start the wsadmin commandline interface as administrator. ATTENTION: All commands for the commandline interface are case sensitive!
    3. Activate the relevant Jython script.
    4. Check out the relevant HCL Connections configuration XML file.
    5. 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.
    6. Check in the configuration file again.

    Solution with Connections Administration Toolkit (CAT)

    Navigate to Administration – General, subsection Notifications (General).

    Problem 1: In the ‘General’ tab, you can set the sender name and email adress for all notifications. Other default configuration properties are also available, including a short 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.

    Problem 2: In the ‘Default Email Preferences’ and ‘Feature Follows’ tab, you can set all default preferences. You can also lock-down the default preferences, so Connections users cannot alter them

    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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