Use the Lotus Quickr connector installation wizard 

Install the IBM Connections connector for Lotus Quickr to bring file-sharing capabilities and collaboration functionality to your communities.

Before you begin


  1. Download the connector from the IBM Connections catalog on the following web site to the IBM Connections dmgr machine:

  2. From the Connector Install Directory, open the quickr directory and run the executable file to launch the installation wizard for your deployment using one of the following commands.

    • AIX , Linux™, and Linux on System z :

    • Microsoft™ Windows™:


  3. Select the packages that you want to install and click Next.

  4. Review and accept the license agreement by selecting I accept the terms in the license agreements. Then click Next to continue.

  5. Specify the location where you want to install the connector in the Installation Directory field, and then click Next.

  6. Select the features that you want to install, and then click Next.

  7. Specify which Lotus Quickr deployment type you want to use.

  8. Select the Quickr Integration Selection options that you want to enable for your deployment.

  9. Under Configuration Settings, enter the host name of the Lotus Quickr server in the Quickr server host name field.

      For example:

      Note: If your Lotus Quickr solution is integrated with IBM Tivoli Access Manager or if it uses a proxy server, then you need to specify the Tivoli Access Manager or proxy server address instead of a direct remote HTTP or Lotus Quickr server address.

  10. Enter the Lotus Quickr server port number in the Quickr server port field.

      For example: 80

  11. Enter the number of the port to connect to the Lotus Quickr application over SSL in the Quickr server ssl port field.

      For example: 9443

      Note: Do not leave this field blank. If SSL is not configured, enter 443 as the SSL port.

  12. Enter the authentication alias created by the installer for the superuser to use for managing Lotus Quickr in the J2C authentication user name field. This user name is required to authenticate.

  13. Enter the password associated with the authentication alias that you provided in the previous step in the J2C authentication password field, and then click Next to continue.

  14. On the Install Locations panel, specify the location of the IBM Connections installation home directory in the IBM Connections install home directory field and click Validate.

      For example: C:\IBM\LotusConnections

      The Connector libraries install location and Connector configuration install location fields are automatically populated when you specify the directory where IBM Connections is installed.

  15. Click Next to continue.

  16. Review the summary of the information that you have entered. To make changes, click Back. To start the installation, click Next.

  17. Review the results of the installation and click Finish to complete the installation process.

What to do next

After running the installation wizard, there are a number of steps that you need to perform to complete the networked installation. See the topic Completing the installation of the LotusQuickr connector for more information.

By default, IBM Connections won't pass cookies and authorization-related headers to or from external servers for feeds. To enable trusted feeds from the Lotus Quickr server for Communities, configure the Ajax proxy with the settings that you want. For more information, see Supporting Lotus Quickr authenticated feeds.

Parent topic

Install the IBM Connections Connector for Lotus Quickr

Related tasks
Supporting Lotus Quickr authenticated feeds
Completing the installation of the Lotus Quickr connector
Uninstall the Lotus Quickr connector

November 22, 2011 11:10:36 AM


Nov 22, 2011 11:10:36 AM Removed /WebSphere/ from the directory path in the example in step 14. 1