Giving applications access to your data

You can give applications permission to access your IBM® Connections data and post data to IBM Connections.

Your administrator must register the applications that are allowed to ask for permission to use your data.

When you open a registered application, you are prompted whether you want to give the application access to your data. You can give permission or not. If you give permission, the application can use your data or push data to IBM Connections. The application will have access to all content you have created in IBM Connections. For example, the application can use your profile photograph and personal information, as well as your files, comments, bookmarks, and blog entries. It could also post information to your IBM Connections homepage status.

You can also give permission to, or remove permission from, applications in IBM Connections. Hover over your name on any page in IBM Connections and select Settings from the menu that displays. Then, click the Application Access tab and perform either of the following tasks:

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