ExtendingYou can integrate IBM Connections applications with other products.
Extend IBM Connections to work with the following products:
IBM Connections Plug-in for IBM Lotus Sametime
Use the IBM Connections Plug-in for Sametime to bring powerful capabilities of the Activities and Profiles applications to your Sametime client.
IBM Connections Plug-in for IBM Lotus Notes
The Activities sidebar has been expanded to provide additional applications within the Notes client. Just choose the Connections component during the Notes client installation.
IBM Connections Status Updates Plug-in for Lotus Notes
Keep up-to-date with your Connections network from your Notes client. Use this sidebar application to post your status and view status for your colleagues.
IBM Connections Files Plug-in for Lotus Notes
Upload and access Connections files from your Lotus Notes sidebar.
IBM Lotus Quickr
Use the IBM Connections Connector for Quickr to integrate Lotus Quickr places with communities. Community members can use different types of Lotus Quickr places to organize and share project files, post comments to a blog, and work collaboratively on team documents.
IBM Connections Portlets for IBM WebSphere Portal
Use the Connections portlets to bring the collaborative power of Blogs, Activities, Bookmarks, Profiles, Wikis and Tags to your WebSphere Portal environment.
IBM Connections Business Card
Replace the standard Sametime business card with a business card that displays content from the person's IBM Connections profile and includes links to Connections content they own.
IBM Connections Plug-in for Microsoft™ Office and Microsoft Windows™
Use the IBM Connections Plug-in for Microsoft Office and Microsoft Windows to integrate your collaboration tools. You can post mail messages to activities or get the benefit of Profiles in your Outlook client. Bring the powerful capabilities of the Activities, Blogs, and Profiles applications to your office applications, such as Microsoft Word, and add files from Windows Explorer to an activity in seconds. Use the Microsoft Outlook Social Connector to interact with your Connections network.
IBM Connections Plug-in for Microsoft SharePoint
Use the IBM Connections Plug-in for Microsoft SharePoint to integrate IBM Connections collaboration services with Microsoft SharePoint.
IBM Connections Widget for Microsoft SharePoint
Use the IBM Connections Widget for Microsoft SharePoint to access Microsoft SharePoint documents from a community.
IBM Connections Connector for Confluence Wiki
Use the IBM Connections Community Connector for Confluence Wiki to extend the collaborative scope of your communities by providing access to Confluence wikis.
- Install IBM Connections before attempting to install and use the plug-ins. The plug-ins rely on the functionality of the applications provided in the IBM Connections application.
- Do not configure IBM Connections to prevent email addresses from being displayed. If you hide email addresses, the extensions will not function, with the exception of the IBM Connections Portlets for IBM WebSphere Portal and the connectors for Communities. The connectors listed below can be installed and will function in an IBM Connections deployment that is configured to prevent email addresses from being displayed:
- IBM Connections Community Connector for Confluence Wiki
- IBM Connections Connector for Quickr
Hiding email addresses