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 5.5 CR2 released

IBM Connections 5.5 CR2 released Hi all, IBM released CR2 for IBM Connections 5.5: The Fix list Download the CR Database updates are mandatory (Activities, Files, Homepage, Mobile, Wikis) Filenet updates are mandatory Updates for Community Surveys (Fixes the TLS 1.2 issues) A prerequisite for CR2 is at least WAS 8.5.5 FP9 (let`s see when […]

IBM Connections – How to switch to a custom global unique ID for users

IBM Connections – How to switch to a custom global unique ID for users Hi, many of our todays support cases is related to non-working profiles in IBM Connections. If users change their name, switch from one to another location or simply get a new account their profile in IBM Connections might get inactivated because […]

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 […]

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 […]

IBM Connections 5.5 – CR1 released

IBM Connections 5.5 – CR1 released Hi all, finally IBM Connections 5.5 CR1 is released. The fix list can be found here The fix can be downloaded here There is a new version of the migration tool – here There are Cognos updates – here Database updates are mandatory – here Additionally there are updates […]

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 […]

IBM Connections 5.5 & DOCS 2.0 – out now

IBM Connections 5.5 & DOCs 2.0 – out now Hi all, today Luis Benitez announced the availability of IBM Connections 5.5 and DOCS 2.0 for on-premise users. This is a nice christmas present and I think some IBM Connections administrators will install their first 5.5 server between christmas and new year 😉   Download Part […]