IBM Connections search problems with ccm

IBM Connections search problems with ccm Hi folks, one of our daily jobs (ok, that`s a bit overdone 😉 ) is to handle IBM Connections search problems… No to be honest, it happens quite often that customers upload files and data that contains “bad data” – or “bad, non readable entries”. Normally I would expect […]

IBM Connections – SDI (TDI) Sync problems

IBM Connections – SDI (TDI) Sync problems During our work with IBM Connections, we often get customer requests where users in IBM Connections were deactivated or cannot be on boarded successfully. I want to share my knowledge in this area with a kind of knowledgebase and errors that often occur 1) Users do not get […]

Our experience with Connections 5 on IBM PureSystems

Introduction The last few weeks we were involved in a customer project which led us to develop IBM Connections pattern for IBM PureSystems. The goal of these pattern was to create a fully automated installation process of an IBM Connections 5 environment which works with / depends on the official IBM pattern for WAS and […]

New cumulative hotfix for Sametime 9 Video Manager available

IBM has published a new cumulative hotfix for Sametime 9 Video Manager. This cumulative fix updates solidDB to 7009 and fixes the following Video Manager issues: 1. External SIP Peer cannot use ports 80 and 443. 2. 503 Response to SIP Invite (due to a problem in plcm-site API default value). 3. SIP Vicious attack […]

High DB2 activity of IBM Connections Homepage database

High DB2 activity of IBM Connections Homepage database Hello friends, during the last week we experienced a extremely high log processing of the homepage database in one of our IBM Connections 4.5 environment. The values were all configured by default like this: Log file size (4KB)                         (LOGFILSIZ) = 1024 Number of primary log files                (LOGPRIMARY) […]

IBM Connections 4.5 CR5 released

IBM Connections 4.5 CR5 released A lot of things happen this week 😉 One highlight is that IBM Connections 4.5 CR5 was just released (direct download at FC): Download Link Here you can find the fix list: Fix List Database and Cognos (only from CR3 or below) Updates are required: Database / Cognos Updates Here […]

Several security vulnerabilities in all IBM Connections systems

Several security vulnerabilities in all IBM Connections versions IBM Connections makes use of the Apache Struts framework. The version that is used for IBM Connections contains security issues… Just 2 days ago, a technote was released: http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21680848 IBM released  APARs for the different versions: IBM Connections 5.0 Apply APAR LO80688 IBM Connections 4.5 Upgrade to […]

My Experiences with IBM Connections 5 – Part 2

My Experiences with IBM Connections 5 – Part 2 So far that the first installations have been completed, I started looking at the new functionality of IBM Connections 5. I found some really cool things… Let`s start by looking at the new feature list… Communities / External feature – Trash bin for Communities – GREAT! […]