Enables the user to configure SharePoint Site Collections with Telligent groups.
This Telligent Evolution integration solution has been develop and tested on the following platforms:
- Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010
- Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010
- Telligent Enterprise 3.1
Make sure to add the following files to your telligent web site bin folder:
These are located here: %ProgramFiles%\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\web server extensions\14\ISAPI
- Go to Telligent's Control Panel > System Administration > Site Administration > Site Configuration > Manage Plugins.
- Enable the SharePoint Integration Manager plugin.
- Click Configure. The configuration dialog box appears.
- Click the Add button and enter the following information as it pertains to your environment:
- SharePoint 2010 Site Collection URL - The Site Collection you wish to configure.
- Default - If a specific group is out of scope, the Default information will be used.
- Telligent Group - You may select the Site Root to configure a Telligent site to a Site Collection or have various configurations for different groups.
- Authentication - Typically a Service Account will be used. Please see SharePoint Authenticationfor more information.
- When complete, click Save. At this point, your configuration will be added to the Site Collections above. Make sure to click Save in the SharePoint Integration Manager to commit all your changes.
The following sections discuss options in the SharePoint credentials dialog box.
This option is available when SharePoint is configured for Anonymous authentication and it is not necessary to authenticate a user in SharePoint. Make sure Anonymous authentication is set up in SharePoint when using this option.
The service account is used when elevated permissions are necessary or when it is not possible to send Windows Identity information to SharePoint. When a service account is used, the user must be configured in SharePoint and make sure what password policies are set up in your environment to ensure that service is not interrupted if that password expires.
Windows authentication is usually reserved for enterprise applications when Windows Identity information is available. This requires you to set up Windows Authentication in Telligent, and all users must be configured in SharePoint - typically by AD groups. After setting up Windows authentication, in Telligent you must complete the following:
Comment out the <roleManager> tag in Telligent's web.config file.