Installing the Jive-Side Plugin

To use Jive for SharePoint, you need to install the Jive Extended APIs plugin. Your license will determine what products are enabled in your Jive installation.

Getting up and running is pretty simple. Use the following installation steps to get you started.

Installing the Extended API JAR File

The Extended APIs plugin JAR file can be downloaded from the Jive Software web site. This plugin supports multiple Jive products including this one. After you add this plugin, you'll need to restart Jive in order for the feature to become available.

Once you download the plugin JAR file, install it using the following steps:
  1. In the Admin Console, go to System > Plugins > Add Plugin.
  2. Under Install a new plugin, click Browse to select and open the plugin JAR you downloaded
  3. Click Upload to add it to the community.
  4. Restart the application as root: /etc/init.d/jive-application restart. For a cluster installation, restart each node.
  5. Once the application has restarted, you can verify that the plugin was installed by navigating to System > Plugins > Installed Plugins and checking the list for the Extended APIs plugin. This is also where you can remove the plugin.
  6. Finally, go to System > Settings > Extended APIs and ensure the modules you want are enabled.