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Abstract

This list features frequently requested documents as well as those identified as valuable in helping answer questions related to IBM WebSphere Portal. The list will be updated periodically to reflect new trends and issues.

Content

The content below was sent in the Support Newsletter for WebSphere Portal on 10 Sep, 2014. If you would like to subscribe, see the instructions in the IBM Support Newsletter Knowledge Collection.

This document contains links (URLs) to WebSphere Portal technical support documents and information that can help you get more value from your software. It is intended to help you to be proactive in your support and administration of WebSphere Portal. This document includes:





In the Spotlight

  1. Configuration Changes and Options introduced in WP/WCM V8.5.0.0 Combined Cumulative Fixes
    To address some changes or updates in code, occasionally there are new options added that must be manually added or configured to use them. This page provides a list of those changes delivered in the CFs and integrated into the fix pack.
  2. WebSphere Portal V8.5 and V8.0 detailed system requirements
    This page contains a table and links that identify the supported releases of IBM WebSphere Portal from which you can select specific detailed system requirements. These requirements also apply to IBM Web Content Manager.
  3. Fixes integrated in WebSphere Portal 8.5.0.0 Combined Cumulative Fixes
    This page lists the individual problems fixed and delivered in the combined cumulative fixes ("CFs") for IBM WebSphere Portal and Web Content Management V8.5.0.0.
  4. Collecting Data: Read First for WebSphere Portal 8.5
    Documents for collecting troubleshooting data for IBM WebSphere Portal 8.5 aid in problem determination and save time resolving Problem Management Records (PMRs).
  5. Recommended Updates for WebSphere Portal and IBM Web Content Manager V8.5
    A comprehensive list of recommended, generally available (GA) fixes for IBM WebSphere Portal and IBM Web Content Manager server version 8.5
  6. Supported Themes for WebSphere Portal 8.5
    Beginning with WebSphere Portal 8.0.x all non-modular themes from version 6.1 and prior were deprecated.
  7. Fixes integrated in WebSphere Portal 8.0.0.1 Combined Cumulative Fixes
    This page lists the individual problems fixed and delivered in the combined cumulative fixes ("CFs") for IBM WebSphere Portal and Web Content Management V8.0.0.1.
  8. Recommended Updates for WebSphere Portal and IBM Web Content Manager V8.0
    A comprehensive list of recommended, generally available (GA) fixes for IBM WebSphere Portal and IBM Web Content Manager server version 8.0
  9. Fixes integrated in WebSphere Portal 7.0.0.1 & 7.0.0.2 Combined Cumulative Fixes
    This page lists the individual problems fixed and delivered in the combined cumulative fixes ("CFs") for IBM WebSphere Portal and Web Content Management V7.0.0.1 and 7.0.0.2.
  10. Recommended fixes and updates for WebSphere Portal and Web Content Management
    Links to lists of recommended, generally available (GA) fixes for current IBM WebSphere Portal and Lotus/Workplace Web Content Management server releases.
  11. How to generate a complete XMLAccess export of a Portal configuration
    How to generate a full XMLAccess export of an IBM WebSphere® Portal configuration.
  12. How to reset the administrator's password in the file registry
    If you forget your WebSphere Application Server administrator's password and/or your WebSphere Portal administrator's password, and your administrative users are stored in the file registry, how can you reset the forgotten password in the file registry?
  13. Data codes related to 'LDAP: error code 49' with Microsoft Active Directory
    When IBM® WebSphere® Portal accesses the LDAP (in this case Microsoft® Active Directory), either to start the server or during configuration tasks, "LDAP: error code 49" can be encountered.
  14. Database-transfer to DB2 fails with DB2 error codes ERRORCODE=-4461, SQLSTATE=42815
    The error can be seen in the ConfigEngine output and the ConfigTrace.log.
  15. DB2 error SQLCODE: -911, SQLSTATE: 40001, SQLERRMC: 68 when administering Portal
    While performing an administrative task in WebSphere Portal (either with XMLAccess, thru the Portal Adminstration Pages, or a WPSconfig/ConfigEngine script), a DB2 exception with SQLCODE: -911, SQLSTATE: 40001, SQLERRMC: 68 appears.
  16. DSRA0304E, DSRA0302E, WTRN0037W errors occur during startup after Portal transfer to Oracle
    After a successful database transfer to Oracle, you seeerrors in the SystemOut.log file during IBM WebSphere Portal start-up and runtime.
  17. AlarmThreadMonitor warnings and stack traces on shutdown of WebSphere Portal
    During Portal shutdown, user may see numerous AlarmThread Monitor warnings and associated call stacks on the activity of the threads even though the shutdown completes normally
  18. 'SQL0911N The current transaction has been rolled back because of a deadlock or timeout' error occurs during XMLAccess task
    The IBM WebSphere Portal XMLAccess task fails with error "The current transaction has been rolled back because of a deadlock or timeout.Reason code "68". SQLSTATE=40001"
  19. WebSEAL error DPWWA1235E received when accessing WebSphere Portal
    When attempting to access WebSphere Portal via Tivoli Access Manager WebSEAL, you receive error "DPWWA1235E Could not read the response status line sent by a third-party server"



Plan

  1. Portal Upgrades: Best Practices for 8.5
    This document is meant to provide a basic set of what to do and what not to do when performing Portal upgrades. Failure to observe these points, particularly in the 'What NOT to do' section can result in an unusable system and often results in complete reinstalls.
  2. Portal 8.5 Performance Tuning Guide
    The IBM WebSphere Portal performance team has published a Tuning Guide for Portal 8.5
  3. Portal 8.5 Performance Benchmark Report
    The Portal 8.5 performance team has published a Benchmark Report. The report is IBM Confidential and is available to customers only with a Non-Disclosure-Agreement.
  4. Portal Express V8.5 Trial
    This download is available for no fee, but does require registration
  5. Portal Administration and Performance blog
    Keep up-to-date on recent postings in the Portal Administration and Performance blog
  6. Can you have multiple WebSphere Portal installs on the same machine?
    There may be a reason one would like to install multiple WebSphere Portal (but separate) environments on the same machine.
  7. PSIRT Blog and Portal Flashes
    Flashes, alerts and bulletins for WebSphere Portal
  8. Security Hardening Guide for IBM WebSphere Portal
    This guide instructs architects and administrators on evaluating and improving the security of applications based on IBM WebSphere Portal.



Education

  1. Technical Exchange webcasts
    Join us as technical experts share their knowledge and then answer your questions. Visit this site often to see upcoming topics.
  2. The IBM Collaboration Solutions Support Open Mics page
    For information about our Open Mic webcasts
  3. IBM Education Assistant modules for WebSphere products
    IBM Education Assistant (IEA) is a collection of multimedia educational modules that help you better understand IBM software products and use them more effectively to meet your business requirements.
  4. IBM Client Success Essentials Community
    This community brings together users of IBM Industry Solutions software to share, collaborate and connect with each other virtually. In this community, you'll find training videos, upcoming events, blogs, important web links, and more. Sign in with your IBM ID and register for the site.
  5. Quality Survey
    Please take this quality survey and share your opinion of IBM software used within your organization.

Cross reference information
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Enterprise Content Management IBM Web Content Manager General AIX, HP-UX, i5/OS, Linux, Solaris, Windows, z/OS 7.0, 6.1 Java edition

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More support for:

WebSphere Portal
General

Software version:

6.0, 6.1, 7.0, 8.0

Operating system(s):

AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows, i5/OS, z/OS

Reference #:

7018325

Modified date:

2014-09-10

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