Configure the tagging feature by profile type 

Edit settings in profiles-policy.xml to configure the tagging feature for specific profile types.

Before you begin

To edit configuration files, use the IBM WAS wsadmin client. See Starting the wsadmin client for information about how to start the wsadmin command-line tool.

About this task

The tagging feature allows users to assign meaningful keywords to their own profile and other users' profiles, making it easier to find people with a particular interest or expertise. You can control whether users can tag themselves and others by enabling or disabling the tagging feature for specific profile types. You can also configure access control settings for this feature according to profile type.


When configuring the tagging feature for a profile type, consider the following:


To enable or disable tagging by profile type...

  1. From the dmgr host:

      cd $DMGR_PROFILE/bin
      ./ -jython

      If prompted to specify a service to connect to, type 1 to pick the first node in the list. Most commands can run on any node. If the command writes or reads information to or from a file using a local file path, pick the node where the file is stored.

  • Check out profiles-policy.xml:

  • Open profiles-policy.xml using a text editor, from the temporary directory to which you checked it out.

  • Save your changes and check profiles-policy.xml back in using the following command:

  • To exit the wsadmin client, type exit at the prompt.

  • Stop and restart the Profiles server.

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    Configure features by profile type

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