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 […]

The clever way to create IBM Connections users – GIS UserManager

The clever way to create IBM Connections users – GIS UserManager Hi, with this blog post I would like to promote a cool IBM Connections addon – “GIS Usermanager”. GIS UserManager is THE tool to create and maintain users for many IBM powered applications. There is no alternative solution available on market with such a […]

Sametime – Updated security certificate for Push Notifications (iOS)

The current SSL certificate in Sametime for Apple Push Notification Service expires 5 May 2016. Administrators have to replace the certificate before. In this technote you can find the installation instructions  and a download link for the updated certificate:   http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=899&uid=swg21641787  

Sametime 9 Meeting Server Cumulative Hotfix – May 2015

IBM published a new cumulative hotfix for Sametime 9 Meeting Server. A new feature to enable screen sharing using a browser plugin (instead of Java) on Windows has been added to Sametime 9 meetings. It also resolves a number of issues affecting Sametime Meetings. See more details and Steps to enable the native plugin for […]

What we learned from the Shellshock security problem

What we learned from the Shellshock security problem Times are gone where small companies like us can trust that they are not the primary targets of any new hacking attacks. Some months ago triggered by security newsletters and alerts from IBM we checked if our systems were affected by the so-called Shellshock security issue. And […]

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 […]

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 […]

Sametime Proxy Server – Updated security certificate for push notifications (iOS)

Before the 19th of June 2014, Sametime administrators must download and apply the latest security certificate for iOS traffic. If push notifications have stopped working for the native iOS client, then this could be due to the connecting SSL certificate for the APNS server having expired. You can find more information and installation instructions in […]

IBM Sametime 9 Fixes – May 2014

IBM has published new security fixes for IBM Sametime Proxy,  IBM Sametime Meeting 9.0 and the Sametime WebPlayer Plugin on the 21st of May 2014. These fixes resolve the security issues described in the following technotes: “Security Bulletin: Security fixes for Sametime Proxy Server and Web Client” (#1673260) “Security Bulletin: Various Meeting Server Security […]


Hi, this is the very first entry of our new GIS AG Techblog. In this blog we want to spread knowledge, technical hints about the IBM Collaboration software, with which we work every day. We all are heavily involved in projects and we learn a lot everyday, that might be interesting for other consultants as […]