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Outcome

Download the Application

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Login to WebSphere ISC

This is usually accessible through a URL like:

https://[DEPLOY_MANAGER_ALIAS]:9043/ibm/console/logon.jsp

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Create Config

  1. Open Environment -> WebSphere variables

    Ensure the scope is selected as the Cell

    Click New

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  2. Set the following details and click OK

    EXTERNAL_APPS_CONFIG
    {"boards":"https://kudosboards.com/auth/connections/[CONNECTIONS_HOSTNAME_BASE64]"}
    

    Where [CONNECTIONS_HOSTNAME_BASE64] is

    • your Connections hostname base64 encoded. E.g.
      connections.example.com => Y29ubmVjdGlvbnMuZXhhbXBsZS5jb20=

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  3. The config may require saving. Click Save if presented

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Install the Header App

  1. Open Applications -> Application Types -> WebSphere enterprise applications

    Click Install

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  2. Select the file and click Next

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  3. You can rename the App if you wish, then click Next

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  4. Select the checkbox for the module

    Hold shift while selecting both the WebServer and the AppsCluster from the list

    Click Apply

    The Servers should update on the right hand side

    Click Next

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  5. Click Next

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  6. Click Finish

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  7. The config may prompt to save. Click Save

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    The application should now be installed

Start the Header App

Tick the box next to the app name, and click Start

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The app should now start. Congratulations, you have installed the app!

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You should now be able to load app can now be loaded at this path

https://[CONNECTIONS_URL]/boards

For example:

https://connections.example.com/boards