SDI: Extract ISO country code from $dn

SDI: Extract ISO country code from $dn Hi all, last week a customer wanted IBM Connections metrics to display the country (region) where users come from that are using the system. Okay I did that (also with help of the great metrics guide from Michael Urspringer). This worked quite well. The customer is not using […]

IBM Connections: Create external Users / Community using rest API

IBM Connections: Create external Users / Community using rest API Hi all, this week we had a discussion whether it is possible to create external Users and external Communities using IBM Connections rest API. If you take a look at the documentation of IBM Connections 5 API it seems not… Anyway even though I`m not […]

Configuration of secret key storage in WebSphere Application Server

Configuration of secret key storage in WebSphere Application Server Hi all, this time I want to introduce a more development related blog post. Anyway this is a very interesting topic for an IBM Connections / WebSphere Administrator!!! We have a self-registration application for IBM Connections / WebSphere Portal that stores configuration data (e.g. password of […]

IBM Connections vulnerability – fixes for CVE-2014-3004 / CSVV in detail

Security Bulletin: IBM Connections Security Update for CVE-2014-3004 IBM released a security update for IBM Connections today –> LINK IBM Connections makes use of libraries from the open source  “Castor Project“ (data binding framework for Java that provides Java-to-XML bindings, Java-to-SQL persistence and more). There are several fixes available for each of the current IBM […]