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IT'S IMPORTANT TO CAREFULLY READ THE NOTES BELOW, SPECIFICALLY ON CUSTOMIZATION AND UPGRADING!

Java 6 incompatibilities

The link validation and enhanced media embedding features are not compatible with Java 6. As IC 5.5 is only supported on Java 6 you should disable these features as part of an install on IC 5.5.

Before you Install

  • Ensure you have downloaded the latest version of the Ephox Editors for IBM Connections and uncompress the Ephox Editors for IBM Connections package.
  • Please read and follow the Customization Guide as required before you install any files on the server. This guide also includes instructions for role-based deployment.
  • If you are upgrading from EditLive! for IBM Connections 2.x, you must uninstall this version before proceeding with the upgrade process. Further information can be found in the Upgrading from Version 2.x.
  • If you are installing Ephox Editors for IBM Connections into a clustered instance of Connections and have not put the customization subdirectory on a shared file system, accessible by all nodes, you will need to manually install Ephox Editors for IBM Connections on each node.

Ephox Editors for IBM Connections is provided as a packaged set of files ready to deploy as an IBM Connections JavaScript customization. The integration makes Textbox.io available as the rich text editor within IBM Connections. For more information on the version of Textbox.io packaged with this integration please see the changelog.html file included in the download or the Textbox.io Documentation.

For Unix, Linux and AIX server deployments a shell script is provided that automates the majority of the deployment process.

For Microsoft Windows server deployments an MSI package is provided that automates the majority of the deployment process.

A set of manual installation steps is also included.

For comprehensive documentation on Textbox.io's editing functionality, including details on editor configuration and customization please see the Textbox.io Documentation. Ephox Editors for Connections ships with Textbox.io services for spell-checking, link-validation and embedding that require separate installation and configuration.

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