Developing custom Tivoli Directory Integrator assembly lines for Profiles 

You can use IBM Tivoli Directory Integrator connectors to develop custom assembly-line scripts when you need to provide a specific type of function.

For example, if you do not want to populate Profiles with photos or pronunciation files using the standard method covered in Add supplemental content to Profiles, you might want to use the Photo connector or Pronunciation connector as an alternative.

Tivoli Directory Integrator connectors are scripts that are used to access and update information sources. Connectors allow you to build your assembly lines without having to handle the technical details of working with different data stores, systems, services, or transports. Each type of connector uses a specific protocol or API to handle the details of data source access.

IBM Connections supports the following connectors:

Attention: The only supported methods for writing data or modifying data in the Profiles database are:

Writing directly to the Profiles database, including using Tivoli Directory Integrator database connectors to do so, is not supported and can lead to unforeseen consequences including data loss and application malfunction.

Parent topic

Administer Profiles

Related concepts
Manage user data using Tivoli Directory Integrator scripts
Add supplemental content to Profiles
Manage user data using Tivoli Directory Integrator scripts

Related tasks

Populating the Profiles database