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



Evaluating   Administering
Migrating   Customizing
Planning   Developing
Installing   Troubleshooting
Configuring   Sending Feedback







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


Evaluating

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

Content Management -- Overview
This is the home page for the IBM Content Management products.

An Analysis of IBM DB2 Enterprise Content Management Products
This article provides information about the benefits and issues in the latest versions of IBM Content Manager and IBM Content Manager OnDemand including the data models of Content Manager and OnDemand, examples for each of these data models, an enterprise content management scenario in which both Content Manager and OnDemand can work together to meet the requirements of the scenario.

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

Content Manager OnDemand courses
This site introduces you to the available Content Manager OnDemand courses, including delivery type, course code, and price.

Content Manager OnDemand information center
The Content Manager OnDemand Version information center includes information for Content Manager OnDemand and its related components.

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

What's new with the IBM WEBi client
IBM WEBi Version 1.0.3 delivers additional support for essential DB2 Content Manager features, such as adding documents, and Content Manager OnDemand features, such as support for cabinets. In addition, IBM WEBi Version 1.0.3 supports federated search on DB2 Content Manager and Content Manager OnDemand repositories.

Scenario: Accessing content in Content Manager OnDemand with the IBM WEBi client
This scenario describes how workers in JK Insurance, a fictitious insurance company, use IBM Web Interface for Content Management to browse, search, and view customer information that is stored in Content Manager OnDemand.

Product documentation for FileNet P8 Platform
This page provides links to the documentation that supports FileNet P8 Platform, Image Manager Active Edition (IMAE), as well as related FileNet ECM products.


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

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Migrating

IBM Content Manager OnDemand for z/OS Migration Guide
If you are migrating from an earlier version of Content Manager OnDemand for z/OS®, the following guide provides specific details about how to plan the migration before you begin the new installation.

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Planning

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

IBM Content Manager OnDemand for Multiplatforms Introduction and Planning Guide
This guide contains planning information and system requirements for Content Manager OnDemand for Multiplatforms Version 8 Release 5.

IBM Content Manager OnDemand for z/OS Introduction and Planning Guide
This guide contains planning information and system requirements for Content Manager OnDemand for z/OS and provides guidance for planning your V8.5 system.

IBM Content Manager OnDemand for i Introduction and Planning Guide
This guide contains planning information and system requirements for Content Manager OnDemand for i, Version 7 Release 1.

OnDemand: Designing a Solution for Performance and User Satisfaction
This article introduces OnDemand and provides scenarios for how to make OnDemand solutions user-friendly and high performing. IBM Content Manager OnDemand allows companies to manage large quantities of printed output, such as reports, invoices, or statements.

Planning for the IBM WEBi client
These articles describe planning for the client based on the type of configuration and customization you plan and which content servers you connect to.

Software and hardware requirements

Hardware and software prerequisites for IBM Web Interface for Content Management V1.0.3
This document contains the hardware and software prerequisites for IBM Web Interface for Content Management (IBM WEBi) Version 1.0.2.

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Installing

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

IBM Content Manager OnDemand for Multiplatforms Installation and Configuration Guide
This guide explains how to install and configure Content Manager OnDemand for Multiplatforms Version 8 Release 5. This guide provides step-by-step instructions on how to install OnDemand servers on AIX®, HP-UX, Solaris Operating Environment, Linux®, and Windows®.

IBM Content Manager OnDemand Web Enablement Kit Implementation Guide
This publication provides information that you can use to plan for, install, configure, and use Content Manager OnDemand Version 8 Release 5 Web Enablement Kit for all platforms.

IBM Content Manager OnDemand for z/OS OnDemand Distribution Facility Installation and Reference Guide
This guide explains how to plan for, install, configure, administer, and maintain the OnDemand Distribution Facility. It includes optional customizing tasks, which are only required to handle processing that is unique to your installation.
IBM Content Manager OnDemand for z/OS Version 8.5 readme file
This document is the readme file for IBM Content Manager OnDemand for z/OS Version 8.5.


IBM Content Manager OnDemand for i Common Server Planning and Installation Guide
This guide contains planning and installation information for Content Manager OnDemand for i Common Server.


IBM Content Manager OnDemand for i Common Server Web Enablement Kit Installation and Configuration Guide
This guide provides information that you can use to plan for, install, configure, and use Content Manager OnDemand for i Common Server Web Enablement Kit.

IBM Content Manager OnDemand Client Installation Guides
These guides explains how to get started with the OnDemand clients, how to use the clients to search for documents, and how to complete other basic tasks with documents.

Download IBM WEBi V1.0.3
This document describes how to download and install the IBM Web Interface for Content Management (IBM WEBi) V1.0 Modification 3 components by using the Passport Advantage.

Installing the IBM WEBi client
These articles describe installing the IBM WEBi client application on your AIX, Linux, or Windows application server.

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Configuring

The following documents provide information about configuring your OnDemand system:

IBM Content Manager OnDemand for z/OS Configuration Guide
This guide can help you install and configure a Content Manager OnDemand for z/OS.

Configuring WebSphere Application Server and the IBM HTTP Server for Content Manager OnDemand Web Enablement Kit
This guide describes how to create a simple Web interface to your documents that are stored in IBM Content Manager OnDemand.

Customizing the IBM Content Manager OnDemand Administrative Client
This article describes how the administrative client can be customized by adding strings to the registry, by using the startup parameters, and by saving current settings in the registry so that they can be used the next time the administrative client is started.

Line Data Applets
This document discusses Content Manager OnDemand line data applets, and covers topics including:

  • Introducing ODWEK line data applets
  • Setting up ODWEK to use the new line data applet
  • Starting the new line data applet

Configuring the IBM WEBi client
These articles describe how to complete basic configuration by using the configuration tool and optional, manual customization tasks.
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Administering

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

IBM Content Manager OnDemand for Multiplatforms Administration Guide
The information in this guide can help administrators maintain a Content Manager OnDemand for Multiplatforms Version 8 Release 5 system.

IBM Content Manager OnDemand Administrative Client online help
This online help provides step-by-step instructions on how to complete important tasks by using the
administrative client.

IBM Content Manager OnDemand for z/OS Administration Guide
The information in this guide can help you maintain a Content Manager OnDemand for z/OS Version 8.4.1 system.

IBM Content Manager OnDemand for i Common Server Administration Guide
This guide can help you maintain an IBM Content Manager OnDemand for i Common Server system.


IBM Content Manager OnDemand for Multiplatforms Indexing Reference
This guide contains 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 Version 8 Release 5.

IBM Content Manager OnDemand Indexing References
This reference guide contains 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 z/OS.

Data Transforms AFP2PDF Transform User's Guide
This guide provides information about the AFP2PDF Transform.

Data Transforms AFP2HTML Transform User's Guide
This guide provides information about the AFP2HTML Transform.

ACIF Indexing with IBM Content Manager OnDemand
This white paper describes specific indexing problems and their solutions.


OnDemand XML Batch Administration
This document describes how to perform system administrative tasks by using IBM Content Manager OnDemand XML Batch Administration. It also provides examples that show you how to add, update, delete, and export OnDemand objects, including users, groups, application groups, and folders.


Create PDF indexing parameters using floating triggers
This document describes how to index and load PDF data by using a support for floating triggers that was added to the PDF graphical indexer.

IBM Content Manager OnDemand: Report Definition Made Easy
This document describes the report wizard and how it can make it easier for you to define reports for your end users to retrieve printed output.

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

IBM Certified Solutions Expert - IBM Content Management - OnDemand
This Web page documents the recommended prerequisites and core requirements for becoming an IBM certified solutions expert.

Integrating IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler and Content Manager OnDemand to Provide Centralized Job Load Processing
This document implements a solution that integrates IBM Tivoli® Workload Scheduler and IBM 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 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.

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 IBM Content Manager OnDemand.

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Customizing

The following documents show you how to customize clients and Web applications:

IBM Content Manager OnDemand Windows Client Customization
This guide contains 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). This guide also contains information that administrators can use to distribute the OnDemand Windows client software and files to multiple users over a network.

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Developing

The following documents help you create or customize OnDemand applications:

Understanding the ACIF Input Exit for DB2 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.

OnDemand Toolbox - Examples for Client API Usage
IBM Germany developed a set of sample programs for use with OnDemand Common Server. These programs are intended to provide examples that show how to use client APIs to develop applications and provide useful as-is tools to meet your needs. This document briefly describes what the sample programs do and how to download the source code and associated documentation.

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

Customizing the ODWEK CGI User Interface
This document discusses how you can customize IBM Content Manager OnDemand Web Enablement Kit (ODWEK) CGI user interface.

Deploying a Sample ODWEK Java Client
This document discusses how you can deploy a sample IBM Content Manager OnDemand Web Enablement Kit (ODWEK) Java client.

IBM Content Manager OnDemand Web Enablement Kit Java APIs: The Basics and Beyond
In this IBM Redbooks publication, we provide an overview of the ODWEK version 8.4 Java APIs and explain the commonly used APIs for application development. In addition, we examine the capabilities and usage of the APIs through use cases, best practices, hints and tips, and code snippets. We also explain connection pooling, folder searching, document retrieval, document storing and updating, memory and performance, and troubleshooting in terms of application development.

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Troubleshooting

Messages and Codes
This reference guide documents the messages and codes that are returned by Content Manager OnDemand server programs.

Troubleshooting the IBM WEBi client
These articles provide specific troubleshooting scenarios and tips for IBM WEBi.

Searching Knowledge Bases
This article provides guidance and a starting point for searching for solutions to Content Manager OnDemand problems on ibm.com and the Web.

Getting Fixes
This article provides guidance for finding and downloading fixes and setting up notification for future fixes.

Contacting IBM Software Support
This article describes how to prepare for contacting IBM Software Support and how to contact IBM Software Support online or over the phone.

End of Support dates
This 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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More support for:

Content Manager OnDemand

Software version:

Version Independent

Operating system(s):

AIX, HP-UX, IBM i, Linux, Solaris, Windows, z/OS

Software edition:

All Editions

Reference #:

7009157

Modified date:

2010-08-06

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