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New Whitepaper on Using TDI for IBM Connections

IBM Connections uses a tool called Tivoli Directory Integrator to push and pull profile information between Connections and a variety of different LDAP’s and systems (Peoplesoft HR for example).  It’s a powerful tool that can get a little complicated.  IBM just published a whitepaper on their developer worksweb site titled Understanding IBM Tivoli Directory Integrator for IBM Lotus Connections.  The page includes the whitepaper and some sample configuration files.

The purpose of this white paper is to give users a good understanding of how IBM Lotus® Connections uses IBM Tivoli® Directory Integrator, so they can understand how to look at the Lotus Connections AssemblyLines and understand what they do.

In this white paper

  • Introduction
  • Installation
  • Out-of-the-box Profiles population
  • Setting up the development environment
  • Testing your configuration
  • Logging/tracing
  • Connections 2.5 “Best Practice” approach
  • Connections 3.0 “Best Practice” approach
  • Custom delete logic
  • New Connectors
  • Sample files
  • Conclusion
  • Appendix: Comprehensive overview of all notifications in Lotus Connections 3.0
  • Resources
  • About the authors

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Michael Porter

Mike Porter leads the Strategic Advisors team for Perficient. He has more than 21 years of experience helping organizations with technology and digital transformation, specifically around solving business problems related to CRM and data.

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