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IBM Lotus Quickr 8.5 for Domino Administration

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IBM Lotus Quickr 8.5 for Domino Administration

Overview of this book

When the IT strategy calls for maximizing the value of social software for building effective teams, neither social networking nor team collaboration is sufficient on its own. Lotus Quickr Team Collaboration software delivers the promise of social software; but ensuring that a business's social networking site is compliant can be daunting. This book will help you ensure effective and efficient team collaboration by building a solid social infrastructure with IBM Lotus Quickr 8.5. The book will familiarize system administrators with all the information they need to install, upgrade, and manage IBM Lotus Quickr 8.5. You will also learn to leverage social software principles to foster diverse teams in an interconnected world. This book will help you break virtual boundaries and remove the impediments to the development of high-performance teams through the use of IBM Lotus Quickr 8.5. This practical book starts off by providing you with a clear, detailed walkthrough of key concepts including collaboration beyond document management, and adopting social collaboration in an enterprise. We then examine the product architecture of Lotus Quickr services and provide a walkthrough of deployment aspects of Lotus Quickr to provide a scalable environment through clustering. We cover some of the basic tools used to set up and manage the IBM Lotus Quickr server along with unique methods for upgrading to the latest 8.5 version. We provide you with an in-depth look at the concepts of Lotus Quickr Connectors deployment, management, and a new capability around Windows-based single sign-on to solve a variety of problems. By the end of this book, you will be able to build a well-executed social collaboration platform that delivers the productivity edge needed to succeed in the digitally interconnected business world of today.
Table of Contents (19 chapters)
IBM Lotus Quickr 8.5 for Domino Administration
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Creating a place

The process for creating a place in Lotus Quickr is a simple process. However, many steps happen behind the scenes at the backend, when the end user or administrator creates a place. These steps include the following:

  • Selecting a place

  • Completing information about the place

  • Building the place sub-directory

  • Creation of the Quickr databases

  • Creation of the mail in database record

In the following steps, we will outline in detail what happens behind the scenes as well as telling you what is created and where:

  1. 1. From the Lotus Quickr My Places page, click on the Create a Place button:

  2. 2. After clicking on the Create a Place button you will be asked to select a PlaceType. With an out of the box installation, you will have only three PlaceTypes available to create a place. It is possible to create custom PlaceTypes to be added to the list and that will be covered later in this chapter.

  3. 3. After selecting the PlaceType you will be asked to enter information about the place you are creating...