Since especially upgrading IBM Connections Docs has in the past led to some confusion and sometimes failed installation and the installation of the Conversions Server on Linux is something new I decided to document the installation and share this with you. It starts with a Connections 6.0 and IBM Connections Docs 2.0 vanilla deployed and takes you through the upgrade to CR3 and the installation of the Conversion Server. You can also download the document right here.
Given that Orient Me is based on technology unfamiliar to many folks that had been working with Connections before, some people might be struggling with installing it. I have created a guide that should help you getting it running for a demo environment with everything from Orient Me (Kubernetes, Docker, all Boot-, Master- and Workersnodes) on a single CentOS image and help you integrate it with your Connections 6.0 server.
For Connect 2017 my colleague Viktor Krantz and I have prepared a hands-on lab that describes how to install Verse On-Premises 1.0 (VoP) and integrate it with IBM Connections to retrieve Profile pictures as well as accessing the Files component to share folders and files stored within IBM Connections via Mail created with Verse. For this guide we used an environment with a plain IBM Domino 9.0.1 FP7 as well as a vanilla IBM Connections 5.5 CR2. So this guide will not necessarily reflect a production environment, but will give you an idea what needs to be done to install…