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From "Boyce, Keith Garry" <KeithGarry.Bo...@bcbsma.com>
Subject RE: Jetspeed 2.0 M3 Released
Date Thu, 26 May 2005 22:30:10 GMT

Great job. All the previous showstoppers I had are fixed. Thanks a
bunch...

-----Original Message-----
From: Ate Douma [mailto:ate@douma.nu]
Sent: Thursday, May 26, 2005 3:58 PM
To: Jetspeed Developers List
Subject: Jetspeed 2.0 M3 Released

The Apache Portals Jetspeed Team is pleased to announce the third
milestone release of Jetspeed-2.

Jetspeed is an Enterprise Information Portal framework aiming to
provide:

* an efficient multi-device user customizable portal interface

* a full implementation of the Java Portlet API used for developing
customizable components that can be integrated into any compatible
portal


The release is available for download from the Apache Download Mirrors:

http://www.apache.org/dyn/closer.cgi

Follow the links to portals/jetspeed-2

Two binary releases are provided.

1. Jetspeed-2 + Tomcat 5.0.30 distribution.
2. Jetspeed-2 + Tomcat 5.5.9 distribution.


--------------------------
  Jetspeed 2.0-M3 Release
    May 25, 2005
--------------------------

* Page/Layout configuration
   Portlets now can be added to a page using a new Portlet Selector
which
   is available in Layout Edit mode.
   Existing portlets also can be removed when in Layout Edit mode.

* Security Maintenance Portlets
   The Role and Group maintenance Portlets are greatly upgraded and now
Users can be
   added to a Role and Group using a popup User list with multiselect
support.
   The User Details Portlet now can be configured in Edit mode and a
configurable
   Form based entry of User Attributes is provided.

* Login feedback enhancements
   Improved feedback now is given on invalid or incorrect login or when
a user
   is disabled.

* Disabled cookies support
   Url rewriting is now fully supported when cookies are disabled for
session
   identification.

* JBoss Support
   JBoss is now fully supported, including the previously missing Role
security

-----------
Bug fixes
-----------
see M3-release-notes.html

---------------------
  Tested App Servers:
---------------------
  * Tomcat 5.0.30
  * Tomcat 5.5.9
  * JBoss 3.2.7
  * JBoss 4.0.1sp1

  (Tomcat 5.5 requires a different jetspeed.xml found in the source tree
under
src/resources/jetspeed-tomcat-5.5.xml)

  Check out our wiki page for details:
http://wiki.apache.org/portals/Jetspeed2


---------------------
  NO Longer Supported:
---------------------
  * Tomcat 4.1.x

Support for Tomcat 4.1.x has been dropped since the 2.0-M2 release

---------------------------
  Installation Instructions
---------------------------

1. Download jetspeed-2.0-M3-Tomcat-5.0.30.tar.gz, or
    Download jetspeed-2.0-M3-Tomcat-5.0.30.zip (windows), or
    Download jetspeed-2.0-M3-Tomcat-5.5.9.tar.gz, or
    Download jetspeed-2.0-M3-Tomcat-5.5.9.zip (windows)
2. Expand jetspeed-2.0-M3-Tomcat-<version>.tar.gz into a clean directory
(as example we will use
'jetspeed')

    cd /jetspeed
    tar xfz jetspeed-2.0-M3-Tomcat-<version>.tar.gz

    For Windows:

    cd c:\jetspeed
    unzip jetspeed-2.0-M3-Tomcat-<version>.zip

3. start the database

    cd /jetspeed/jetspeed-database
    start-database.sh

    For Windows:

    cd c:\jetspeed\jetspeed-database
    start-database.bat

4. startup Tomcat

    execute /jetspeed/jakarta-tomcat-<version>/bin/startup.sh

    For Windows:

    execute c:\jetspeed\jakarta-tomcat-<version>\bin\startup.bat


5. start up a web browser and navigate to
http://localhost:8080/jetspeed/portal


------------------------------
  Configuring Another Database
------------------------------

1. cd $TOMCAT_HOME/jetspeed-database/scripts
2. edit the build.properties, set the properties for your database
connection, save.
3. create a database schema/catalog to hold your database tables
4. type 'ant' to run the database population scripts
5. edit the jetspeed.xml properties
     - $TOMCAT_HOME/conf/Catalina/localhost/jetspeed.xml

     and set your database connection

6. copy your database driver into Tomcat's common/endorsed directory

7. start up a web browser, navigate to
http://localhost:8080/jetspeed/portal

  Sample accounts to login as:

  admin/admin
  manager/manager
  user/user







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