Friday, 7 September 2007

Ooooh, shiny stuff

A colleague just informed me that the open beta of WebSphere Portal v6.1 is available.

Features include: -

Simpler download/install

  • New Web 2.0 support to dramatically improve performance of the browser based user experience
  • New Site management capabilities greatly improve abilty to promote portal applications from test to production
  • Step-up authentication providing options to extend end user security options
  • New Theme customizer portlet improves ability to create and manage portal themes
  • Updated out of box example web sites with new support for preconfigured internet security and virtual portal support

Please see: -

for further details.

Have downloaded, and am installing as I type .....................

*UPDATE* September 8 - have installed and am impressed - looks very nice


1 comment:

Dave Hay said...

Be aware that the installation creates a DB2 user ( wpdb2ins ) using the same password as that used for the portal administrator ( e.g. wpadmin ).

If the password doesn't fit with your OS guidelines e.g. complexity, minimum length etc. THE DB2 INSTALLATION WILL FAIL.

You won't know why ( for sure ) but it'll fail fairly early on.

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