Monthly Archives: June 2012

Limitations to consider when creating WebSphere Portal cluster

Before clustering WebSphere Portal you should consider following limitations: You must install WebSphere Portal as stand-alone node before creating the cluster, you can’t install it on an existing managed node. WebSphere Portal is not supported on a managed node that … Continue reading

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Find out module name of a portlet placed onto a WebSphere Portal page

Some times it’s required to find out the module of the portlet that’s deployed onto a page. Few of the possible scenarios can be that we want to remove or disable the module of that portlet from WebSphere Portal. There … Continue reading

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Points to consider when planning for multiple realms in WebSphere Portal

 A realm is a defined subset of number of repositories defined in the federated repository configuration of the Virtual Member Manager (VMM). Multiple realms are NOT supported when WebSphere Portal user registry is configured as stand-alone repository. A group in … Continue reading

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Delete Tags and Rating in Websphere Portal V7 and V8

First of all export all the tags and ratings using the sample ‘ExportTagsAndRatings.xml’ which can be located at /PortalServer/doc/xml-samples. You can import it from portal  admin console using Import XML portlet or you can use XMLAccess admin tool also. The … Continue reading

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Best practices for creating and securing a page and portlet hierarchy

Follow these best practices for creating and securing a page and portlet hierarchy: Organize the hierarchy to permit security through inheritance. Assign roles NO higher than Privilege User role to average portal user. Lock container content to prevent users from … Continue reading

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