Really just a quick report from Yellowverse central tonight.nbsp; Food coma is a terrible thing.nbsp; Then add to thatnbsp; enjoying a nice cigar while going for a walk with the iPod and you have the ingredients for an early evening.br /Today was an exercise in learning.nbsp; Started off the day bright and early in Paul and Gab's iSHOW 101 - Step by Step: Install, Manage and Configure DAOS and ID Vault/i.nbsp; A fantastic session that truly does go through each step needed to set up and configure both of these Domino services. After that session, I began to realize that either cloning myself or having a "Time Turner" like the one used in Harry Potter would be a really good idea for me to get everything out of Lotusphere that I need to.nbsp; I mean this year, it seems like all of the really good sessions are opposite each other.nbsp; I'm not complaining about it. It's just a sign that there are so many good things are happening with the product line right now that it's hard to choose what to focus on at Lotusphere.nbsp;br /So for now, it's off to bed.nbsp; Tomorrow holds another day of trying to find the time to fit it all in.div class="blogger-post-footer"img width='1' height='1' src='https://blogger.googleusercontent.com/tracker/5685203-914177755423359494?l=blog.macian.net' alt='' //div
Andy's Guide to (dis)ConnectED2015!
Sat, Dec 13th 2014 12:14p Andy Donaldson Every year about this time, I sit down in front of my computer and bang out my guide and tips for making your yearly journey to the holy land of collaborative awesomeness, Lotusphere. (You can click here to see all of the past years write-ups.) Well, it used to be called Lotusphere, but over the past couple of years it's had a bit of an identity crisis. This coming January it has once again had a change of name and is called ConnectED. Okay, no problem. But this year for the first time sinc [read] Keywords: connections
Another one bites the dust.
Mon, Jun 9th 2014 7:09p Andy Donaldson I've been feeling it coming for a long time now. The eventuality that my days as a full time Domino Administrator coming to a close. I've known for some time at work, (past couple of years), that there has been a lot of conversation about migrating away from the Domino stack. At first I fought it. Nobody listened. Nobody cared. No help from IBM either. As far as I'm concerned, they gave up on us as a customer a long time ago. Haven't heard from my rep in months. So why fight it. My [read] Keywords: domino
17 years. 16 an honest man.
Fri, Apr 25th 2014 3:40a Andy Donaldson Back before the turn of the century, I didn't know what I wanted in the world. I thought I did and that took me down many roads. But most of the time, it was roads that others had already paved. I hadn't made any of my own. I was at a crossroads in life I felt. I was on the verge of making a decision to either sticking it out in Ohio, or move back to Michigan and live in my parents basement to start over. I was looking for answers on a direction in life and that's when I decided to look [read] Keywords: email
Sametime Video Calls on a MacBook Pro - not happening
Thu, Mar 27th 2014 9:10a Andy Donaldson Okay, blogosphere, I need your ear for a few minutes.The overlords here at the day job want to start support Macs. That's a good thing in my opinion. IBM has had a Notes client for Mac, (but not an Admin or Dev client), for some time now. But with rolling out new hardware, we have to make sure everything works of course. What's not working for me right now, and is reproducible on another like Mac, is that video calls in Sametime won't work. We have nice, shiny new MacBook Pro's with Re [read] Keywords: admin
Migrating Traveler to HA Error
Sat, Mar 15th 2014 6:48a Andy Donaldson Today was the day I made the leap to migrate our production Traveler server from running on the Derby database to an SQL database. While we are not taking full advantage of HA with multiple servers, I wanted to at least get us migrated to a more robust database. Having walked through the migration steps at this link in our test environment, I felt pretty confident with the task ahead. After the server restarted and Traveler launched, the migration process began. But not too long after the mi [read] Keywords: ibm