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WebSphere Information Integrator OmniFind Edition: Fast Track Implementation

Book Description

This IBM Redbooks publication provides a detailed description of WebSphere Information Integrator OmniFind Edition technology and documents the procedures for implementing it in a single-server Windows 2000 environment and a multiple-server AIX environment.

Supported data sources include DB2, Oracle, Windows and UNIX file systems, Web sites, news groups, DB2 Content Manager, WebSphere Information Integrator Content Edition, Lotus Notes, and Microsoft Exchange.

The book includes support for administrative-level, collection-level, and document-level security, and offers a custom portlet search application with viewer applications for accessing DB2, file systems, and news groups. Best practices recommendations are provided where appropriate.

Please note that the additional material referenced in the text is not available from IBM.

Table of Contents

  1. Notices
    1. Trademarks
  2. Preface
    1. The team that wrote this redbook
    2. Become a published author
    3. Comments welcome
  3. Chapter 1: WebSphere Information Integrator OmniFind Edition architecture
    1. Introduction
    2. Overview
      1. WebSphere Information Integrator OmniFind Edition architecture
      2. Supported topologies
      3. Directory structure
    3. Collections, categorizations and scopes
      1. Collections
      2. Categories
      3. Scopes
      4. Choosing between categories and scopes
    4. Security considerations
      1. Enabling global security in IBM WebSphere Application Server
      2. Administrative-level access control
      3. Collection-level access control
      4. Document-level access control
      5. Data encryption security
    5. Processing flow and best practices
      1. Configuration flow
      2. Run-time flow
      3. Query execution flow
    6. Choosing a particular topology
    7. Enterprise search administrator main focus
  4. Chapter 2: Four-node AIX configuration
    1. Business requirement
    2. Environment configuration
    3. Step-by-step setup
      1. Step 1: Collect topology and configuration information
      2. Step 2: Install WebSphere Information Integrator OmniFind Edition
      3. Step 3: Configure the environment
      4. Step 4: Configure administrative and collection-level security
      5. Step 5: Sample queries
  5. Chapter 3: Single-node Windows 2000 configuration
    1. Business requirement
    2. Environment configuration
    3. Step-by-step setup
      1. Step 1: Collect topology and configuration information
      2. Step 2: Install WebSphere Information Integrator
      3. Step 3: Configure the WebSphere II OmniFind environment
      4. Step 4: Configure administrative and collection-level security
      5. Step 5: Sample queries
  6. Appendix A: Template for topology and configuration information
    1. Introduction
    2. Host information template
    3. Collection information template
    4. Security information template
    5. Crawler properties templates
      1. UNIX file system crawler properties template
      2. Web crawler properties template
      3. DB2 crawler properties template
      4. The crawler properties template
      5. NNTP crawler properties template
      6. Microsoft Exchange crawler properties template
      7. DB2 Content Manager crawler properties
      8. Domino crawler properties template
      9. System resources information template
  7. Appendix B: Data sources used in the IBMSI and IBMHR collections
    1. Introduction
    2. IBMSI collection data sources
    3. IBMHR collection data sources
  8. Appendix C: Prerequisite software for crawlers
    1. WebSphere II Content Edition data source
      1. Step 1: Install WebSphere Information Integrator Content Edition V8.2
      2. Step 2: Run the setup script for the VeniceBridge crawler
      3. Step 3: Stop and restart the enterprise search administration console
      4. Step 4: Copy files in WebSphere Information Integrator Content Edition environment
    2. DB2 Content Manager data source
      1. Step 1: Install Java connector for Content Manager Version 8
      2. Step 2: Catalog remote DB2 Content Manager library server database
      3. Step 3: Run the setup script for the DB2 Content Manager crawler
      4. Stop and restart the enterprise search administration console
    3. Lotus Notes data source
      1. Step 1: Create the user notes and group notes on the crawler server
      2. Step 2: Install Lotus Domino Server Version 6.0.2 or later
      3. Step 3: Run the setup script for the Lotus Notes crawler
      4. Step 4: Stop and restart the enterprise search administration console
  9. Appendix D: Code and configuration files
    1. Custom portlet search applications
    2. config.properties files
    3. LDAP contents
  10. Appendix E: Additional material
    1. Locating the Web material
    2. Using the Web material
      1. System requirements for downloading the Web material
      2. How to use the Web material
  11. Related publications
    1. IBM Redbooks
    2. Other publications
    3. Online resources
    4. How to get IBM Redbooks
    5. Help from IBM
  12. Index
  13. Back cover