Tailing the WebSphere Portal log files allows you to watch the logs in real-time as they roll. In Unix or Linux it can be done with the command tail -f System.out.log. There is no such command for Windows, but several tools are available which provide this functionality. The one I use is WinTail (WinTail.exe) from baremetalsoft.com. Here’s how […]

The user impersonation feature in WebSphere Portal allows specified users or groups the ability to assume the profile of others. In this way, administrators or help-desk staff can view a personalized and secured portal the way another end-user sees it. Of course, depending on the types of content and services you provide, this could be […]