SNOUG 2017 Presentation – SikaConnect goes External

SNOUG 2017 Presentation – SikaConnect goes External Hi all, yesterday I was at SNouG in Zurich. I had a great time there – good speakers and a overall perfectly organized event (would we expect sth. else from Switzerland? 😉 ) Raymond Weber from SIKA Informationssysteme AG and I did a session about the SIKA Extranet […]

Whiteboard in IBM Sametime Meeting 9.0.1 removed

Whiteboard in IBM Sametime Meeting 9.0.1 removed IBM implemented in Sametime Meeting 9.0.1 a whiteboard function as technical preview. Ben described in his articel how to enable this feature: https://collaborationben.com/2016/05/20/whiteboard-in-sametime-9-0-1/ With the current cumulative Fix 901-ST-General-FP-SMOL-AK4G43  for the Meeting Server IBM has removed this function. The response on my PMR was: “I can confirm The […]

Wikis content not accessible…

Wikis content not accessible… Hi, it`s been quite a long time; many projects at the moment so that blogging needs to wait 😉 Last week we had a very interesting problem at one customer’s environment. When accessing a Wiki, the page was displayed blank – no content was available. Browsing to older versions of this […]

Automatic WebSphere plugin modification II – PowerShell for Windows

Automatic WebSphere plugin modification II – PowerShell for Windows Hi, some months ago I published a shell script to automatically modify the Primary / BackupServer definition in a WebSphere plugin-cfg.xml file. As we have several Windows customers we decided to transfer this script to PowerShell so that it is also useable for a Windows Cluster installation. […]

IBM Connections Docs – file preview not possible for some CCM pdf files

IBM Connections Docs – file preview not possible for some CCM pdf files Hi all, last week we had trouble in a customer environment using the file preview functionality for some pdf files (only those that were uploaded using CCM). Instead of a preview the message was displayed: At the same time we saw the […]

IBM Connections 5.5 CR2 released

IBM Connections 5.5 CR2 released Hi all, IBM released CR2 for IBM Connections 5.5: The Fix list Download the CR Database updates are mandatory (Activities, Files, Homepage, Mobile, Wikis) Filenet updates are mandatory Updates for Community Surveys (Fixes the TLS 1.2 issues) A prerequisite for CR2 is at least WAS 8.5.5 FP9 (let`s see when […]

IBM Connections – How to switch to a custom global unique ID for users

IBM Connections – How to switch to a custom global unique ID for users Hi, many of our todays support cases is related to non-working profiles in IBM Connections. If users change their name, switch from one to another location or simply get a new account their profile in IBM Connections might get inactivated because […]

IBM Connections – Set read-only access to CCM libraries

IBM Connections – Set read-only access to CCM libraries Hi, we are in the middle of several migrations to IBM Connections 5.5 and most of our customers come up with the question: What do I need CCM for if I can use nested folders in Files now? Many customers decide to manually migration CCM libraries […]

WebSphere custom TAI – Doing SSO the right way

WebSphere TAI – Doing SSO the right way Hi all, one thing on my “to do blog posts” list is to write something about WebSphere TAI. A great way to introduce Single-Sign On between different systems. What is TAI? WebSphere TAI means “Trust Association Interceptor” WebSphere TAI is a well-known and proven security concept in […]