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 are then general install instructions:

install instructions

Looks like a rather easy to install update – without updates for Filenet (if you already have the recommended versions installed):

Filenet required versions

Don´t forget to update TDISOL:

TDISOL

YOU SOULD STILL INSTALL LO81215 AFTER CR5, AS THIS IS NOT INCLUDED IN CR5!!!

LO81215

Many of our customers are waiting for this CR! One main reason for this is this fixed issue in IC4.5 CR5:

Filenet now uses WPI so that the information about uses come from the Profiles service. This resolves several issues with the displayname of users that are different in IBM Connections and embedded libraries! Cool stuff 😉

I`m also very happy, that this is now solved:

This was really painful for our customers – we needed to disable the “open in mobile” because of the above problem

A lot for IE fixes are included in this CR. Our customers will be very happy, as they only use IE by policy.

So come on, start installing CR5 in your environment – it is worth it!

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