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 […]

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 […]

IBM Connections 5 CR3 released

IBM Connections 5 CR3 released Hi all, today IBM released IBM Connections 5 CR3. The CR can be downloaded here The fix list can be found here Database updates are mandatory. The scripts can be found here IBM offers a step-by-step installation document as in the previous versions. Great IBM!!! Thanks a lot 😉 This […]

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 […]

Library Widget cannot be added / Filenet

Library Widget cannot be added / Filenet Hi all, it`s been a while … I was on parental leave for 2 months. I became father for the third time 😉 But as you can imagine also during my time being away from work IBM software did not stop challenging us. This time we had to […]

HowTo: Change the admin password in IBM Connections

Hi all, this time I`d like to promote an IBM Community article that summarizes ALL mandatory steps you need to take if you want to change the IBM Connections admin user password. Maik Weber from IBM created this document –> here (thanks a lot for this great summary!!!) Sadly changing such passwords is not as […]

CCM – Problems accessing libraries using Domino LDAP

CCM – Problems accessing libraries using Domino LDAP There is a known issue with CCM and explicitly added “dominoUNIDs” in environments, where domino is used as LDAP backend ( http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21664341 ). A customer reported a problem with some users that do not have access to libraries within communities just after they have been created. We first […]