HowTo: Prepare RedHat OS for IBM Connections

HowTo: Prepare RedHat OS for IBM Connections Hi all, this time I would like to show some hints and best practice information how to prepare a Red Hat operating system for best security and performance when installing IBM Connections 5. Please note: These information are explicitly written for Red Hat 6. Other operating systems might […]

IBM Sametime and IBM Sametime Meetings Apps for iOS are not compatible with iOS 8

IBM has released a technote, where is described, that the current 9.1.1 IBM Sametime mobile application and 9.1.2 IBM Sametime Meetings for iOS mobile application are incompatible with iOS 8. Sametime 9 mobile users have to wait for Sametime mobile Apps 9.2 before upgrading to iOS 8.  iOS 8 will be available for download on […]

ECM Search issue with German “Eszett” – CLFRW0303E: Search has encountered a problem while crawling ecm_files

ECM Search issue with German “Eszett” – CLFRW0303E: Search has encountered a problem while crawling ecm_files I want to inform you about another issue we`re facing in one of our customer environments that is related to the IBM Connections search. To summarize the problem: Documents, uploaded by users with an “Eszett – ß” in their […]

HowTo: Separate LDAP servers for internal / external employees

HowTo: Separate LDAP servers for internal / external employees Hi all while planning many IC5 updates nearly all customers think about how to benefit from the external feature. But it is not that easy to simply say: “okay, let´s invite some externals”… these users need to be registered in the configured LDAP Server. And here […]

Docs 1.0.6 Conversion server changes

I finally came around to do my first Docs 1.0.6 installation these days and had to find out that there where some minor changes to the Conversion server which unfortunately can result in some major usage problems. Let’s do a review: IBM changed the way of mounting the NFS share under Windows from an automated […]

IBM Connections 5 Webcast – external users

IBM Connections 5 Webcast – external users Hi all, this time I want to promote an IBM Open Mic Webcast: “Open Mic Webcast: Understanding and Configuring External User Collaboration in IBM Connections 5.0 – 25 September 2014” http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg27042950 I recommend this Webcast to everyone, who plans to use this feature in the near future. Most […]