IBM Connections 5.5 – Problem with ibm_upload_module and NFS

IBM Connections 5.5 – Problem with ibm_upload_module and NFS Hi, since IBM Connections 5.5 there is an IHS module available that handles file uploads via HTTP Server and not via WebSphere Application Server – similar to the module for downloading files. This has great advantages in terms of performance and memory usage, because WAS does […]

Critical vulnerability in WebSphere Application Server (CVE-2015-7450)

Critical vulnerability in WebSphere Application Server (CVE-2015-7450) Hi all, as you maybe already heard, a critical vulnerability has been detected in J2EE application servers such as (WebSphere Application Server, JBoss, WebLogic …). This security issue describes a problem that comes into play when Java code uses deserialization of objects (a fundamental feature of Java object […]

SAML – Enterprise SSO in the WebSphere world

SAML – Enterprise SSO in the WebSphere world Hi all, this time I want to introduce a very „hot topic“ – SAML SSO. I want to give a brief overview what this is and what role it plays in our WebSphere world. So let`s get started What is SAML SAML (or Security Assertion Markup Language) […]

Configuration of secret key storage in WebSphere Application Server

Configuration of secret key storage in WebSphere Application Server Hi all, this time I want to introduce a more development related blog post. Anyway this is a very interesting topic for an IBM Connections / WebSphere Administrator!!! We have a self-registration application for IBM Connections / WebSphere Portal that stores configuration data (e.g. password of […]