Some documents -- including PDFs and those from Microsoft Office -- are supported in a
preview view in Jive.
To convert content from its native format into a form that can be previewed without
altering the original document, you'll need the Document Conversion module, which you'll
need to deploy on a server that is separate from your core Jive production
We support converting the following file types on Office 2003 and 2007:
Here is an overview of the steps you'll perform to set up Document Conversion:
Set up a production instance of the Jive
Installing the Linux Package). You'll be devoting one
node in your installation to document conversion.
Install the Jive platform RPM on your conversion node machine. Then disable the services not
related to document conversion. For more information, see Installing and Configuring on the Conversion
Machine. Download and install the correct RPM for the PDF2SWF utility on
the conversion node machine. You can find the RPMs here.
Note: On the document conversion node, use the
--replacefiles flag if you receive the following error
when installing either the jive_sbs rpm or jive_pdf2swf.
file /usr/local/jive/bin/pdf2swf from install of rpm_name conflicts
with file from package other_rpm_name the flag
Enable the Document Conversion service using the following commands:
Setting Up SSL for Document Conversion
If you have an SSL certificate, you can set up secure communication by editing the docconverter/conf/server.xml file and specifying the new secure URL in your Document Conversion Settings.