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IBM Content Manager OnDemand Information Roadmap

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Abstract

This roadmap outlines the information resources available for installation and administration of IBM Content Manager OnDemand for Multiplatforms, IBM Content Manager OnDemand for z/OS, and IBM Content Manager OnDemand for i.

The resources are organized according to the progression of key customer tasks.

Content


Some documents linked from this information roadmap were created for prior releases of the products. Although these documents might not contain specific information about the most current release, they are included here because the conceptual information is applicable and useful. Consult the What's new? information for each version to see what functions are newly added.





Evaluating

The following documents help you decide how and when to use Content Manager OnDemand to solve your business needs:


Enterprise Content Management -- Overview
This is the home page for the IBM Enterprise Content Management (ECM) products.

Content Manager OnDemand Guide
This IBM Redbook is a simple overview of the product and how it works.

Content Manager OnDemand Streamlines Delivery of Business-Critical Information
This marketing collateral describes how Content Manager OnDemand can benefit your business.

Content Manager OnDemand for Multiplatforms Knowledge Center
The Content Manager OnDemand for Multiplatforms Knowledge Center includes information for Content Manager OnDemand for Multiplatforms and its related components.

Content Manager OnDemand for z/OS Knowledge Center
The Content Manager OnDemand for z/OS Knowledge Center includes information for Content Manager OnDemand for z/OS and its related components.

Content Manager OnDemand for i Knowledge Center
The Content Manager OnDemand for i Knowledge Center includes information for Content Manager OnDemand for i and its related components.

Compatibility matrix for the Content Manager OnDemand clients and servers
This document provides tables that list versions of each Content Manager OnDemand client that is supported and tested with its respective server version.

Content Navigator Knowledge Center
IBM Content Navigator delivers additional support for essential Content Manager features, such as adding documents, and Content Manager OnDemand features, such as support for cabinets. In addition, Content Navigator supports federated search on Content Manager and Content Manager OnDemand repositories.

FileNet P8 Knowledge Center
The FileNet P8 Knowledge Center includes information for IBM FileNet P8 Platform and its related components.





Planning

Before you install Content Manager OnDemand, carefully consider your content management environment and the required components. Such planning facilitates performance and the best use of your resources. Such planning also helps you to avoid potential problems. The following documents help you plan for a Content Manager OnDemand system:


Content Manager OnDemand for Multiplatforms Planning Information
These topics contain planning information and system requirements for Content Manager OnDemand for Multiplatforms Version 9 Release 5.

Content Manager OnDemand for z/OS Planning Information
These topics contain planning information and system requirements for Content Manager OnDemand for z/OS Version 9 Release 5.

Content Manager OnDemand for i Planning Information
These topics contain planning information and system requirements for Content Manager OnDemand for i, Version 7 Release 3.

Content Manager OnDemand: Designing a Solution for Performance and User Satisfaction
This article introduces Content Manager OnDemand and provides scenarios for how to make Content Manager OnDemand solutions user-friendly and high performing.

IBM Content Navigator Planning Information
The IBM Content Navigator Knowledge Center provides planning information for the Content Navigator client based on the type of configuration and customization you choose and which content servers you use.





Installing and Configuring

After carefully planning your system, you can begin installing and configuring the various prerequisites and components. The following documents provide step-by-step instructions for installing and configuring various components of Content Manager OnDemand:


Content Manager OnDemand for Multiplatforms Installation and Configuration Information
These topics explain how to install and configure Content Manager OnDemand for Multiplatforms V9.5. The topics provide step-by-step instructions on how to install OnDemand servers on AIX, Solaris Operating Environment, Linux, and Windows.

Content Manager OnDemand for z/OS Installation and Configuration Information
These topics help you install and configure a Content Manager OnDemand for z/OS V9.5 system.

Content Manager OnDemand for i Installation and Configuration Information
These topics contain planning and installation information for Content Manager OnDemand for i V7.3.

Content Manager OnDemand Web Enablement Kit Implementation Information
These topics provide information that you can use to plan for, install, configure, and use Content Manager OnDemand V9.5 Web Enablement Kit for all platforms.

Content Manager OnDemand Distribution Facility Information
These topics explain how to plan for, install, configure, administer, and maintain the Content Manager OnDemand Distribution Facility (ODF) V9.5. The topics include optional customizing tasks, which are only required to handle processing that is unique to your installation.

Content Manager OnDemand Windows Client Customization Information
These topics contain information about the Content Manager OnDemand Object Linking and Embedding (OLE) Control and how to customize the OnDemand Windows client by specifying command line parameters, by invoking and manipulating the OnDemand Windows client from another Windows application with the Dynamic Data Exchange (DDE) interface, or by creating a Program Information File (PIF). These topics also contains information that administrators can use to distribute the OnDemand Windows client software and files to multiple users over a network.





Administering

The following documents provide specific instructions for administering Content Manager OnDemand:


Content Manager OnDemand for Multiplatforms Administration Information
The information in these topics helps administrators maintain a Content Manager OnDemand for Multiplatforms V9.5 system.

Content Manager OnDemand for z/OS Administration Information
The information in these topics helps you maintain a Content Manager OnDemand for z/OS V9.5 system.

Content Manager OnDemand for i Administration Information
These topics help you maintain a Content Manager OnDemand for i V7.3 system.

Content Manager OnDemand Indexing Information
These topics contain information about indexing methods, preparing index data, and using tools to index reports that you plan to store in and retrieve from Content Manager OnDemand for Multiplatforms, z/OS, and IBM i.

Create PDF Indexing Parameters By Using Floating Triggers
This document describes how to index and load PDF data by using floating triggers with the PDF graphical indexer.

Content Manager OnDemand: Report Definition Made Easy
This document describes the Content Manager OnDemand Report Wizard and how it can make it easier for you to define reports for your end users.

Choosing a Model for Content Manager OnDemand System Administration
This document describes changes in Content Manager OnDemand that give greater flexibility in managing large quantities of printed output.

IBM Certified Deployment Professional - Content Manager OnDemand for Multiplatforms and z/OS
IBM Certified Deployment Professional - Content Manager OnDemand for i
These two web pages provide the recommended prerequisites and core requirements for becoming an IBM certified deployment professional.

Integrating IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler and Content Manager OnDemand to Provide Centralized Job Log Processing
This document implements a solution that integrates IBM Tivoli® Workload Scheduler and Content Manager OnDemand products to provide centralized output processing for job logs (job outputs, message files, and audit files) from IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler and IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler for z/OS.

Content Manager OnDemand Backup, Recovery, and High Availability
This document helps you understand backup, disaster recovery, high availability, business continuity strategies, and options available for Content Manager OnDemand.

Content Manager OnDemand Backup, Recovery, and High Availability Case Study #1: Global Voice and Data
Content Manager OnDemand Backup, Recovery, and High Availability Case Study #2: International Financial Services Company
These two documents are case studies on Content Manager OnDemand backup, recovery, and high availability.





Developing

The following documents help you create or customize Content Manager OnDemand applications:


Understanding the ACIF Input Exit for Content Manager OnDemand
This article explains why, when, and how the ACIF input exit is called and how to resolve frequently encountered problems. It also describes a strategy for creating correct indexing parameters when you use an input exit.

Best Practices for Content Manager OnDemand Application Design and Configuration
This document describes some of the best practices for Content Manager OnDemand application design and configuration.

Content Manager OnDemand Web Enablement Kit Java APIs: The Basics and Beyond
This IBM Redbooks publication provides an overview of the ODWEK Java APIs and explain the commonly used APIs for application development. In addition, the capabilities and usage of the APIs are examined through use cases, best practices, hints and tips, and code snippets. Connection pooling, folder searching, document retrieval, document storing and updating, memory and performance, and application development troubleshooting are also explained.





Troubleshooting

The following documents provide messages and codes explanations and specific troubleshooting assistance for various components of your system:


Messages and Codes
These topics document the messages and codes that are returned by Content Manager OnDemand programs.

IBM Software Support
This web page provides links to software downloads and fixes, documentation, service, training, and many other support-related topics.

End of Support dates
This web page lists dates when products go out of support. You can sort the list by product and by general availability date. You can subscribe to receive updates automatically.





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Document information

More support for: Content Manager OnDemand

Software version: Version Independent

Operating system(s): AIX, IBM i, Linux, Solaris, Windows, z/OS

Software edition: All Editions

Reference #: 7009157

Modified date: 06 August 2010