Administer - WCS V7


  1. Overview
  2. Manage instances
  3. Scheduler
  4. Organization Administration Console
  5. Organizations
  6. Management Center
  7. Payments
  8. Payments subsystem
  9. Order Management subsystem
  10. Trading subsystem
  11. Promotions
  12. Marketing
  13. Messaging system
  14. Portal
  15. Logging
  16. Staging
  17. Cleanup
  18. Caching
  19. Data load
  20. Code Deployment
  21. Publish Stores


  1. Administer
  2. Overview of administering a WCS site
  3. Configuration Manager
  4. Open Configuration Manager

  5. WCS configuration file
  6. Add additional languages to the WCS instance in Configuration Manager
  7. Propagate changes to the WCS configuration file

  8. Administration Console
  9. Open the Administration Console

  10. Enable WCS components
  11. Disable WCS components

  12. Registry Manager

Manage instances

  1. Verify the database is started
  2. Verify the Web server is started
  3. Ensure that WCS is started
  4. Verify the WCS Information Center is started
  5. Start and stop WCS
  6. Start and stop the WCS Information Center
  7. Change the port used for context-sensitive help in the WCS tools
  8. Start and stop WCS Developer
  9. Federate WCS
  10. WAS ND clustering mechanism
  11. Configure LDAP with WCS
  12. Disable LDAP
  13. Federate two LDAP servers with a common root organization
  14. LDAP customization points
  15. Enable the SSL Accelerator option
  16. XML configuration directory
  17. Business Object thresholds
  18. Set allowable ranges for Business Objects
  19. Sample Business Object thresholds programming patterns
  20. Data service layer considerations when setting allowable ranges for Business Objects


  1. Overview
  2. Jobs

Organization Administration Console

  1. Organization Administration Console
  2. Consumer direct view
  3. Open the Organization Administration Console
  4. Roles
  5. Users
  6. Member groups


  1. Organizations
  2. Approvals

Management Center

  1. Use the attribute dictionary
  2. Enable Management Center client-side logging and tracing
  3. Update store pages to use the e-Marketing Spot JSP sample for Management Center
  4. Installment rules
  5. Configure tracing for the installments engine
  6. Dynamic caching considerations with installment rules

  7. Enable Workspaces
  8. Create an authoring server
  9. Synchronize an authoring server with a production server
  10. Authoring server schema update tool
  11. Run the authoring server update scripts on the WCS Server
  12. CM_updateWorkspacesTable
  13. CM_updateWorkspacesSchema
  14. Update Workspace failing because of missing column for primary key
  15. Run the authoring server update scripts on the development environment
  16. Update the quick publish target
  17. Update the JDBC provider setting for the quick publish target
  18. Enable e-mail notification for workspaces
  19. Enable shopping flow preview for workspaces
  20. Change workspaces locking policy

  21. Workspace Administration Tool

  22. Overview of inventory sharing for Extended Sites stores (non-ATP)
  23. Tax sharing in an Extended Site model


  1. WCS Payments
  2. Schedule WCS Payments jobs
  3. Ensure that WCS Payments is started
  4. Start and stop WCS Payments
  5. Check WCS Payments instance password requirements
  6. Change the WCS Payments instance password requirements
  7. Move Payments instance password to a different medium while keeping the same value
  8. Delete a WCS Payments instance
  9. Schedule WCS Payments jobs

Payments subsystem

  1. Configure payment plug-ins

Order Management subsystem

  1. Configure deleting order items and requisition lists
  2. Configure Order boundaries to prevent unbound exceptions
  3. Order locks
  4. Order blocks

Trading subsystem

  1. Enable auctions
  2. Configure a store for auctions
  3. Enable and disabling the RFQ trading mechanism
  4. Enable RFQ notification messaging
  5. Publish business accounts and contracts


  1. Configure the promotion engine
  2. Enable WCS stores to share promotions
  3. Configure tracing for the promotion engine
  4. Configure event logging for the promotion engine


  1. Configure e-mail activity accounts
  2. Improve e-mail activity sending performance
  3. Configure the store to avoid sending multiple marketing e-mails to the same e-mail address
  4. Configure WCS to communicate with KickApps for remote widgets
  5. Configure the display source for statistical counters
  6. Enable the collection of marketing statistics
  7. Configure caching to capture user traffic data
  8. Marketing services
  9. Collaborative filtering
  10. Background LikeMinds utilities
  11. How LikeMinds generates recommendations
  12. Example: LikeMinds usage
  13. Catalog and marketing attachments

Messaging system

  1. Work with transport methods
  2. Work with message types
  3. WebSphere MQ


  1. WCS integration with WebSphere Portal


  1. Log services
  2. Business auditing


  1. Stage server


  1. Database Cleanup utility


  1. Dynamic caching

Data load

  1. Transforming, loading, and extracting data
  2. Product Advisor search-space synchronization
  3. Use Product Advisor search-space synchronization
  4. Customize Product Advisor search-space synchronization

Code Deployment

  1. Deploy

Publish Stores

  1. Starter store archives
  2. Publish a store archive
  3. Publish a store archive using the Publish wizard
  4. Publish organization structure store archives
  5. Publish component store archives
  6. Publish multiple store archives of one type per instance
  7. Configure publish
  8. Ensure appropriate services and servers are running for publishing
  9. Publish wizard parameters by store archive
  10. View publish status
  11. Add a new store archive to the Publish wizard
  12. Publish store archives in a clustered environment
  13. Publish a store archive using the publishstore utility
  14. Publish storefront assets and store configuration files by copying to the WCS Server
  15. Publish a WCS version 5.6.1 store archive in WCS version 7.0
  16. Remove references to the URLREG and VIEWREG database tables
  17. Apply the correct JSP files to the version 7.0 store archive
  18. Identify the new store archive as a version 7.0 store archive
  19. Delete a published store
  20. Publish business accounts and contracts
  21. Store publish process
  22. Publish the store
  23. Publish wizard configuration parameters
  24. Publish wizard publish parameters
  25. JSP batch compiler