IBM Connections 5.0 CR4 released

IBM Connections 5.0 CR4 released Hi, today IBM Connections 5.0 CR4 was released. The CR can be downloaded –> here The Fix list can be found –> here and the install instructions can be found –> here There are NO Filenet and NO database updates mandatory. CR4 now supports WAS 8.5.5.7 (like IBM Connections 5.5) […]

Project review – IC5 External feature + TAI + Security Gateway + SelfService …

Project review – IC5 External feature + TAI + Security Gateway + SelfService … Hi, the first time during my “blogging career” I would like to review a great project I did together with my colleagues during the last six months. We did this project for our favorite customer 😉 The project goals Enable IBM […]

WebSphere Portal – Change WCM AD Group permissions using memberFixer

WebSphere Portal – Change WCM AD Group permissions using memberFixer Hi, this time again WebSphere Portal stuff on this blog 😉 One of our customers uses AD Groups to control access to WCM content. Since there was a change in their AD hierarchy they asked me to replace all old AD Groups with new ones. […]

IBM Open Badges program – IBM Champion

Hi, this week all IBM Champions received a very special award – an IBM Champion Badge: Looks great… But what is this good for? Such a badge is an acknowledgement by IBM that the owner earned an IBM Champion title for one of the product brands: IBM Social Business IBM Power Systems IBM Middleware IBM […]

IBM Docs 2.0 iFix 003 released

HI all, today IBM released IBM Docs iFix 003 The following fixes are included: Included fixes: Enabled support of single sign-on (SSO) using profile information when IBM Docs is integrated with non-IBM repositories without LDAP configured Resolution of an issue with failure to view mail attachment when integrating with iNotes 9.0.x Resolution of an issue […]

GIS WebCast – IBM Connect 2016 summary (in German)

Hi all, yesterday I helt a WebCast about the new stuff from IBM Connect 2016. This is my presentation in German: There is also a replay of my webcast available on youtube

CCM posts “wrong” content to Activity Stream

CCM posts “wrong” content to Activity Stream Hi all, last week our support team had to deal with a strange issue that occurred when using IBM Connections libraries. From time to time the Activity Stream showed updates from library files that have not been touched for weeks… Example: A file had been uploaded in December […]

Using TDI to inactivate orphaned users after X-days

Using TDI to inactivate orphaned users after X-days Hi all, at IBMConnect I had several discussions if it is possible to automatically inactivate users that did not use IBM Connections for a specific time. The answer is yes – it is possible and we already had this customer requests. I want to share how to […]

IBM Connections – APNS certificates expire on 29.01.2016! Go and renew them

IBM Connections – APNS certificates expire on 29.01.2016! Go and renew them Hi, if you or your customer’s environment is using Push notifications on Apple devices (Internet access of IBM Connections server is mandatory), then you might run into a problem because on 29.01.2016 the APNS (Apple push notification service) SSL certificates will expire. Push […]

IBM Connections 5.5 – installation summary

IBM Connections 5.5 – installation summary Hi all, during Christmas break I found some time between kids, family and all other duties to do my first IBM Connections 5.5 installation. I want to share my findings. Installation of prerequisite software WAS: New fix pack version (8.5.5 FP6) – but nothing really new about installing WAS […]