IBM Connections Docs – file preview not possible for some CCM pdf files

IBM Connections Docs – file preview not possible for some CCM pdf files Hi all, last week we had trouble in a customer environment using the file preview functionality for some pdf files (only those that were uploaded using CCM). Instead of a preview the message was displayed: At the same time we saw the […]

IBM Connections – Set read-only access to CCM libraries

IBM Connections – Set read-only access to CCM libraries Hi, we are in the middle of several migrations to IBM Connections 5.5 and most of our customers come up with the question: What do I need CCM for if I can use nested folders in Files now? Many customers decide to manually migration CCM libraries […]

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 […]

IBM Connections CCM: What to do if Filenet admin user needs to be changed?

IBM Connections CCM: What to do if Filenet admin user needs to be changed? Hi all, you know the situation when your customer wants another Admin User for IBM Connections while doing a migration… You may know this is a problem when using FileNet. In IBM Connections 5, the createObjectStore script asks you to input […]

IBM Connections migration (4.5 CR3 – 5.0 CR3) – Issue with Filenet

IBM Connections migration (4.5 CR3 – 5.0 CR3) – Issue with Filenet Today I saw strange things when migration IBM Connections 4.5 CR3 to 5.0 CR3! I had to migrate Filenet too. I followed all instructions here. But the result after starting the server was: The FileNet “Ping Page” – http://server.com/FileNet/Engine showed this: And the […]

New Version – IBM Connections Desktop Plug-ins Version 15.8 for Microsoft Windows

Hello everybody, again IBM published a new version of the IBM Connections Desktop Plug-ins (now Version 15.8)! The list of the new features has already been really long. But every time there are some great new features implemented into this package. Available right here (for free) –> here See this YouTube video to get an […]

Domino (LDAP) and CCM problems – a collection

Hi all, today I had problems with an IBM Connections CCM installation in combination with a domino directory (nothing new for me 😉 ) I decided to collect all technotes and blog entries I know about this topic to save some time for you guys troubleshooting CCM problems. All problems show up with an error […]

New Version – IBM Connections Desktop Plug-ins Version 15.7 for Microsoft Windows

Hello to all of you again! This time I want to announce that IBM released a new version of “IBM Connections Desktop Plug-ins” for Microsoft Windows Operation Systems. The package is available for free here at the IBM Greenhouse. The IBM Connections Desktop Plug-ins Microsoft Windows is intended for Microsoft Windows, Office and Outlook users, […]

CCM upload fills up /tmp directory

CCM upload fills up /tmp directory Last week we had a very strange CCM system behaviour in one of our customer environment. This customer uses LVM for its SLES systems and each configured directory only gets the space needed. So that for example the /tmp directory only has 512 MB of free space. Then the […]

CCM – Product error when changing filenetAdmin Password

CCM – Product error when changing filenetAdmin Password   Hi all, last week we had to deal with a very strange migration issue when migrating IBM Connections 4.5 to 5. We followed the instructions how to migrate the filenet encryption keys. After we did that we were not able to use Libraries in the new […]