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Cristian D'Aloisio
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Weltmeister edition by Ritter Sport
Mon, Jul 14th 2014 3:05p   Cristian D'Aloisio
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"Beating up the everages" by Paul Graham
Tue, May 13th 2014 2:59a   Cristian D'Aloisio
An old but still an interesting post: Beating up the everages [read] Keywords:

Any clue about cognitive abilities?
Sun, Apr 13th 2014 2:17a   Cristian D'Aloisio
Janne Jul Jensen "The Cognitive Abilities of Human Beings - Why Some Things are Just so Darn Hard!" [read] Keywords:

The Trend of Remote Working (infographic)
Thu, Mar 20th 2014 2:31a   Cristian D'Aloisio
via SmartFile [read] Keywords:

The API - Application Programming Interface (infographic)
Thu, Mar 20th 2014 2:31a   Cristian D'Aloisio
via SmartFile [read] Keywords: application interface

[Podcast] Future and progress via connections (lowercase c)
Tue, Mar 18th 2014 7:47a   Cristian D'Aloisio
Inspiring podcast episode by David McRaney In this episode we discuss how terrible people are at predicting the future, how history really works, and how we can understand where we are going by changing how we view where we've been. Our guests are science historian and communications legend James Burke and Paleofuture creator Matt Novak. [read] Keywords: connections podcast

Some interesting Java facts (Infographic)
Tue, Mar 18th 2014 2:18a   Cristian D'Aloisio
via Java Code Geeks [read] Keywords: java

Fluent 2014: Scott Hanselman, "Virtual Machines, JavaScript and Assembler
Sat, Mar 15th 2014 5:23a   Cristian D'Aloisio
[read] Keywords: javascript


Should I use a 32- or a 64-bit JVM? | Java Code Geeks
Mon, Dec 16th 2013 8:09a   Cristian D'Aloisio
Interesting article. Should I use a 32- or a 64-bit JVM? | Java Code Geeks [read] Keywords: java

DBX 2013 Keynote + Datastore API (1st Dropbox event)
Mon, Sep 2nd 2013 11:09a   Cristian D'Aloisio
Interesting, especially the Datastore API (more on https://www.dropbox.com/developers/datastore ) Keynote Datastore API [read] Keywords:

Interesting web performance tips
Wed, Apr 3rd 2013 12:59p   Cristian D'Aloisio
O'Reilly Webcast: Best of Fluent 2012 - High Performance Snippets - YouTube [read] Keywords:

Domino webmail not loading in iframe? Try this xPages coding tip...
Tue, Feb 19th 2013 10:49a   Cristian D'Aloisio
Some days ago a friend of mine urgently contacted me via FB (!) about a problem with his latest Domino upgrade, version 8.5.3 FP3. He had a simple xPages web app showing Domino webmail in one the pages, using the old, much-hated (but often used...), iframe technique. After the Domino upgrade, the webmail was not available anymore in IE 9, unless he hit the compatibility button in IE. Who would tell all users to do that?! :-) Before any further investigation, we had to find a quick solution:I wa [read] Keywords: domino xpages properties wiki

Happy New Year 2013!
Mon, Dec 31st 2012 4:18a   Cristian D'Aloisio
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Want to help someone? Shut up and listen!
Tue, Dec 4th 2012 8:46a   Cristian D'Aloisio
Interesting video. [read] Keywords: blogger

A funny list of new programming slang
Fri, Oct 19th 2012 5:36a   Cristian D'Aloisio
My favourite slang is the Yoda Conditions, whilst the one I already knew was the Egyptian brackets that I learned when I started to program in Turbo C (or was it Java?). New programming slang via StumbleUpon. [read] Keywords: blogger java

if you love Google services, you will like this add-on
Mon, Oct 15th 2012 9:04a   Cristian D'Aloisio
It's a simple add-on for your your favourite web browser, Firefox or Chrome (IE not listed...), to simply reach many services provided by Google. google-shortcuts Display all Google services as buttons or as a space-saving dropdown menu next to your address bar. [read] Keywords: blogger firefox google

Austin, we have a problem :-)
Wed, Sep 19th 2012 9:47a   Cristian D'Aloisio
Some time ago I opened a support ticket in IBM about a really tricky issue with DAOS: a few attachments referenced in the DAOS system could not be opened by the Domino server itself (error shown both in Domino console and to the Notes user). Not all, just a few hundreds attachments. The ticket escaleted weeks after weeks, but the support group could not help me, also I had the feeling they wanted to close the ticket asap... After a while I contacted Ed Brill who was so polite to also involve I [read] Keywords: domino ibm notes blogger server

Where in the world is Cris?
Wed, Sep 19th 2012 3:50a   Cristian D'Aloisio
Wow, I'm back to my blog after more than three months! I was rather busy because I decided to... change my life! To cut it short: me and my family decided to leave my beloved Bologna (Italy) and move to Germay, Karlsruhe town (Baden-Wurttemberg region). My wife Elly (who is is expert in the ERP subjects) had the chance to work with ABAS Software AG, a Karlsruhe-based multinational software company. So we both decided to make a big change in our life (especially for me and Kevin) and move to [read] Keywords: administration ibm lotus notes blogger community

This app is really useful, no doubts
Sun, Jun 17th 2012 3:42p   Cristian D'Aloisio
An independent iOS developer from Bologna (Italy) wrote an app to help blind people to live a better life. Apple invited him to the Apple conference in the US. [read] Keywords: apple application blogger

Do your customers and partners receive a blank return receipt memos?
Fri, Jun 15th 2012 3:34a   Cristian D'Aloisio
Take a look to this IBM Technote # 1586180 : Blank return receipts sent to external sender We disabled the internal Domino disclaimer management (a setting in the configuration document inside the names.nsf) and reloaded the Domino router config (tell router update config). Now it works. BTW, we use the fabulous third-party product called Crossware Mail Signature to manage all signature needs: simple and effective. [read] Keywords: domino ibm blogger

My colleague has a passion for Lotus Notes and...
Wed, Jun 6th 2012 10:11a   Cristian D'Aloisio
... AC Milan! He customized his Lotus Notes workspace (at least he did not use images from AC Milan president Berlusconi, thanks god...) [read] Keywords: lotus notes blogger workspace

Any trolls in our Lotus community ? :-)
Mon, Jun 4th 2012 5:52p   Cristian D'Aloisio
[read] Keywords: lotus application blogger community

Earthquake in Italy
Fri, Jun 1st 2012 2:21p   Cristian D'Aloisio
By now everybody in the world should know about the earthquake in Northern Italy, in an area located among the cities of Bologna (Ducati bikes, oldest university in the world), Modena (Pavarotti singer, Ferrari) and Ferrara (Antonioni movie director, important arts city). Many churches and houses collapsed, business stopped and is difficult to restart, many people died. Some of my friends are experiencing the worst nightmare, fears, tears for what happened and what is still happening, tremors [read] Keywords: blogger

The forgotten PMR about DAOS
Wed, May 2nd 2012 2:34a   Cristian D'Aloisio
On 21st March, on behalf of a customer, I opened a ticket with IBM about a DAOS issue: IBM PMR 01838,841,758 :DAOS error specified private key does not exist A technician call me back, I sent him some logs, made some tests. Later I started to ask info about the ticket, both via phone and e-mail , soliciting the ticket, but I had no answer. Just today I called the IBM toll-free number to solicit once again the ticket: besides soliciting the ticket, the help-desk could not escalate the ticke [read] Keywords: ibm blogger

Technote: just a matter of (SSL) trust...
Mon, Apr 23rd 2012 6:06a   Cristian D'Aloisio
Does your server-side scheduled Java program crashes trying to connect to an SSL-enables site? Is the error message something like: HTTP JVM: javax.net.ssl.SSLHandshakeException: com.ibm.jsse2.util.g: No trusted certificate found Here's a useful IBM Techonote # 1588966 Importing an SSL Certificate into the JVM . Have fun :-) [read] Keywords: ibm blogger java server

So you can't manage mailbox folders with Lotus Notes Traveler with Apple devices
Wed, Apr 18th 2012 5:58a   Cristian D'Aloisio
No problem, just read this wiki document to find out how to enable mailbox folder management for iOS 5 devices (iPhone, iPad). From the document: Starting with Lotus Notes Traveler, mobile devices running Apple iOS 5 have the ability to create, rename, move, and delete mail folders from their devices. However, this feature is not enabled by default and must be enabled at the Lotus Notes Traveler server by the server administrator before these functions will succeed. To enable folde [read] Keywords: ldd lotus notes traveler apple blogger iphone mobile server wiki xml

Some issues solved about Domino on Linux SUSE SLES 11
Thu, Apr 5th 2012 9:40a   Cristian D'Aloisio
Just today I had to install Fix Pack 1 for a Domino server version 8.5.3 on a Linux box, SUSE SLES 11 64bit. Easy job, right? Actually not: when I ran installation script through a putty console I got an error soon after: something like "Couldn't find strings.res ..." Lucklily I found out the following IBM Technote #1198504 Upgrading the Domino AIX Server Fails So it was an issue related to the LANG environment setting, not set or wrongly set. In my case I followed the technote hints r [read] Keywords: domino ibm lotus notes aix blogger desktop interface linux server

Do you need some help to install IBM Connections 3.0.1 on Linux?
Thu, Mar 29th 2012 6:40a   Cristian D'Aloisio
I recently installed a IBM Connections 3.0.1 pilot systemn over a Linux Suse SLES 64bit OS (one VM box for DB2+TDI, the other for WSA+Connections etc, 4 GB RAM each). After some googling I found out the Christoph Stoettner 's nice slides on the subject (written in German). I dare to contact him by email for the very first asking him the English version of his guide: since there's no English version of his guide, he pointed out to another guide, the Lotusphere 2012 Show300 "Become a Conn [read] Keywords: connections ibm lotusphere blogger db2 email linux vm

Cannot print mail messages from Notes hosted on Citrix?
Thu, Mar 29th 2012 4:45a   Cristian D'Aloisio
Let's say you are using the Lotus Notes client hosted on Citrix. When trying to print a mail message (html/mime message) you get some kind of error message like the following: Line: 2053 Char: 1 Error: The system cannot find the file specified Url: res://ieframe.dll/preview.js and actually that stop you from printing the memo, then "then solution is to add a "Fonts" folder to C:Users+USERNAME+Windows I just added the folder to each current user and also put the folder in the Defau [read] Keywords: lotus notes notes client blogger citrix profile vm

A DAOS mistery solved: which memo references that specific .NLO file?
Sat, Mar 24th 2012 9:08a   Cristian D'Aloisio
Warning:use this info carefully, it's about DAOS debugging, it's not documented, it can change in thje future, maybe it can impact the performance of your Domino server. I'm working on a case about DAOS: some .NLO files cannot be read by the Domino server and I get some error message on the console: "Specified private keys does not exist" I'm working with IBM Support to find the cause of this problem that luckily does not involve all mailboxes and not all memos (NLO files encrypted wit [read] Keywords: domino ibm lotus notes notes client blogger server

Why Quickr fix pack installer fails?
Wed, Feb 29th 2012 8:14p   Cristian D'Aloisio
Recently I had to install the latest Fix Pack on Quickr 8.5.1 for Domino, # 25, on a Windows box. Normally you can choose which installation method to use: manual: you copy/paste the Quickr FP files in the proper Domino server pathsautomatic: you just run a jar file that knows what to do, as long you have a proper Java JRE and other requisites listed in the fix pack release notes (the easy and quicker way I like) Every now and then, when I run the automatic fix pack installer I get the follow [read] Keywords: agent domino ibm notes nsd quickr application blogger java server

Mass mailing is killing your Domino server? Killing the sender is not an option
Mon, Jan 23rd 2012 3:24p   Cristian D'Aloisio
Some weeks ago a customer called me complaining that Domino was not working anymore and, guess what, we find out that somebody was sending a big memo to hundreds of people, memo containing a big attachment! How to deal with that case? No way.... Unless you read the really useful AdminBlast 2012 slides from Paul Mooney (tip #21) and also the following IBM Technote: How to avoid performance issues related to mass email delivery in Lotus Domino You just need two notes.ini settings: RouterMaxE [read] Keywords: domino ibm lotus notes blogger email server

Wired: IBM's Suarez and his e-mail-less experience
Sat, Jan 21st 2012 6:11p   Cristian D'Aloisio
For Suarez, it’s not just more efficient. It’s a nicer way to communicate. There’s a “Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy” kind of passive-aggressiveness to the way many people use corporate e-mail, with the strategic bcc and the cover-your-ass e-mail message. “If you have been using e-mail in a corporate environment, you know that plenty of people use e-mail as a weapon against their own colleagues,” he says. “This was also creating a new way of working where you wouldn’t need to jus [read] Keywords: ibm blogger

Updates to the "Sametime 8.5.2 From zero to hero" installation guide
Wed, Dec 21st 2011 2:35a   Cristian D'Aloisio
In my previous post I wrote some remarks about installing Sametime 8.5.2, using a guide edited by Frank Altenburg from IBM Germany. Frank informed me that he has updated his useful guide to install Sametime 8.5.2 in a pilot deployment to minimize the number of servers involved. Once again, he did a great job, really step-by-step instructions. [read] Keywords: ibm sametime blogger

Some remarks about installing Sametime 8.5.2
Fri, Dec 2nd 2011 9:25a   Cristian D'Aloisio
Some weeks ago I installed a pilot Sametime 8.5.2 Standard infrastructure following the REALLY GREAT guide written by Frank Altenburg from IBM Germany. Frank did a great job describing the step-by-step procedure on Windows OS. IBM Sametime 8.5.2 Installation - From Zero To Hero - Basics View more presentations from Frank Altenburg After the installation I wrote some remarks about Frank's guide, hoping that it will be useful to other people doing it for the first time (I already forworded m [read] Keywords: ibm notes sametime blogger server websphere

Sametime client for iPhone / iPad... but not from IBM.
Wed, Nov 23rd 2011 2:47a   Cristian D'Aloisio
QuipIM for Sametime Standard from conundrumsoftware It's not a free app (3.99 EUR), but you do not need to install/manage a Sametime Proxy server to allow iPhone / iPad users to connect using the brand-new free app developed by IBM. Just connect to your Sametime Community server: it simply works. [read] Keywords: ibm R6 R7 sametime blogger community iphone server

Monster Domino databases: finally I catched one!
Sun, Nov 13th 2011 1:34p   Cristian D'Aloisio
P.S. click on the image to zoom. [read] Keywords: domino lotusdomino notes blogger google

Installing Traveler 8.5.3 on Domino for Linux: installer hung.
Fri, Nov 11th 2011 4:17a   Cristian D'Aloisio
Yesterday I tried to install Lotus Notes Traveler 8.5.3 on SUSE SLES 11 SP1 64bit, virtualized on VMWARE. I did it directly from the Linux box, running the GUI installer inside a terminal window. The Traveler installer started normally, in graphical mode: unfortunately, after a few screens asking some parameters, the installer hung (this installation will time some time...) for a long time, never completing the installation process. I also tried to run the text-mode installer script (silent mo [read] Keywords: domino ibm lotus notes traveler blogger java linux vm vmware

Need to mobilize attachments saved in your precious Notes DBs?
Sat, Nov 5th 2011 9:21a   Cristian D'Aloisio
then have a look to Lialis Lotus Webdav! Some months ago I personally met with Marten Vosmer and I could feel the his passion and commitment developing this useful product. Great job. Here's a useful demo: [read] Keywords: lotus notes blogger

Happy Birthday Kevin, already 2 years old!
Thu, Nov 3rd 2011 5:23p   Cristian D'Aloisio
So pround of you Kevin, we all love you so much, son. [read] Keywords: application blogger google

Permalink for IBM Technotes?
Tue, Oct 18th 2011 8:09a   Cristian D'Aloisio
Every now and then, looking for an old IBM Technote , the link is missing, both in some blog posts and also from a Google search result... Just for example My blog post url: http://www.dominobaloney.com/2011/04/ibm-technote-of-day-imap-view-and.html title: IMAP view and folder synching url: https://www-304.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21447408 Even in the Google search, the main result url points to an IBM url: http://www.google.it/search?q=ibm+%22imap+view+and+folder+synching%22& [read] Keywords: ibm blogger firefox google

Symantec and Backup Exec for Domino: happy (sweet and sour) ending
Sat, Jul 30th 2011 6:44a   Cristian D'Aloisio
Somebody will remember my complains about a Symantec support a ticket I opened some months ago and was not still solved in the proper way. Also Keith had some problem with the Symantec support. Luckly Ron Ruggles, a Symantec Senior Product Manager, read our blog posts and personally apologize for the delays and for the bad perception we had about their technical support. Moreover he involved the best technicians to try to solve our tickets asap (in my case Russ Perry) . I was still so disappo [read] Keywords: domino lotus blogger email

Need to access/sync Quickr files from an iPad (or any webdav client) ?
Sat, Jul 16th 2011 11:21a   Cristian D'Aloisio
During UKLUG2011 I had the chance to meet with Marten Vosmer from Lialis. We had a nice chat all the evening, both guests of the Crossware dinner in the oldest pub in Manchester. Marten's company is developing a webDav interface for files hosted on Lotus Quickr, both for download/sync documents and also for uploading! Think about iPad/iPhone webdav-compliant apps! More info here. I like when a business partner is filling in a market gap left from IBM. You can see a demo from the following yo [read] Keywords: ibm lotus quickr blogger interface iphone

Thoughts about Symantec and Backup Exec 2010 with DAOS-enabled Domino server
Wed, Jul 6th 2011 5:54p   Cristian D'Aloisio
Somebody will remember my previous post about issues with BE 2010 agent for Domino on a DAOS-enabled Domino server... It seems I'm not alone complaining about Symantec technical support, opening tickets for a long time (mid Feb in my case), or trying to close them without a solution. In my specific case, after months collecting logs and receiving several phone calls from Symantec, I reached the last level of Symatec support: after some attempts, they found out a "solution" for the backing-up [read] Keywords: agent domino ldd lotus blogger server

BES: KB04533-"IT Policy Rejected. Please wipe handheld and try again." error received during enterprise activation
Wed, Jul 6th 2011 6:15a   Cristian D'Aloisio
KB04533-"IT Policy Rejected. Please wipe handheld and try again." error received during enterprise activation [read] Keywords: bes blackberry blogger enterprise

DDive 2001, the Italian Lotus User Group event!
Thu, Jun 30th 2011 5:20p   Cristian D'Aloisio
Starting 1st July evening until Sunday 3rd July, DDive 2001, the Italian LUG event, will be held inside a castle, the Valbona castle! Not joking, it's a real castle, not a Disney-style one, built around year 1200. The location is really nice, in Veneto region, famous for Arts, food and wine. The event idea is great: not-only yellow bleeders (turning to blueish...), but also their family; half a day speeches, half a day funny activities. I previously planned to attend the event, bringing a [read] Keywords: domino ibm lotus sametime blogger community

Lotus Domino R5, long time no see...
Fri, Jun 24th 2011 6:41a   Cristian D'Aloisio
Just recently I had the change to administer an R5 Domino server... Kind of a different era, strange feeling for the time running away... ;-) P.S. Upgrade planned! [read] Keywords: domino lotus R5 blogger server

Welcome Quickr Connector for Windows 64 bit !
Tue, Jun 7th 2011 6:54a   Cristian D'Aloisio
Steve Foley from IBM kindly informed me about the long-awaited full-working release of Quickr Connector for Windows 64-bit! Thanks Steve. See my previous post here . Quickr Connectors are now officially support Windows 7 64-bit as well as Office 2010 (32-bit and 64-bit support). This support includes Windows 7 64-bit Explorer. IBM FixCentral - Quickr Connectors and may be deployed in production by any appropriately licensed customer. HTTP links... http://download4.boulder.ibm.c [read] Keywords: ibm quickr blogger office

Backup for a Domino server? Disappointed with Symantec BE 2010....
Wed, May 18th 2011 4:20p   Cristian D'Aloisio
Having some really nasty issues with Backup Exec 2010 remote agent for Domino 8.5.2 64 bit, DAOS enabled, Windows 2008 R2 (64 bit)... Officially supported. Not working when trying to backup DAOS-enabled mailboxes! After a while (it seems is collecting the test .nsf file first) I get the error 0xe000fe09 - The directory is invalid I suspect it is a matter of DAOS dir directory, but I'm not sure... Problem is I contacted the Symantec Support and I had several session with different people, fo [read] Keywords: agent domino lotus notes notes client blogger server

Traveler Can't create Java VM ?
Fri, May 13th 2011 10:00p   Cristian D'Aloisio
If you find out that your Lotus Notes Traveler task is not starting and you get an error message like Traveler::AddInMain: Can't create Java VM on the Domino consolle, you can start finding the cause from the following IBM Technote:"Traveler::AddInMain: Can't create Java VM" message during Lotus Traveler start-up Actually in my specific case the problem was about my server little memory, as suggested in a previous forum post by Corey Quinn. In the Domino server notes.ini I added the follo [read] Keywords: domino ibm ldd lotus notes traveler apple blogger java leak server vm

How Quickr round-trip editing works in Firefox?
Tue, Apr 26th 2011 5:04a   Cristian D'Aloisio
Some days ago I had an issue with a Quickr feature called round-trip editing. With round-trip feature enabled (default), if the Quickr Connector is installed and running on the local machine, a user watching a Quickr web page can click on a button named "Edit document": clicking the button, the file is edited and managed by the local Quickr Connector (Windows only, of course), that is, for example, edit a file inside MS Word. If the Connector is NOT installed on the user pc, that button will [read] Keywords: ldd lotus quickplace quickr blogger firefox server xml

IBM technote of the day: "IMAP view and folder synching"
Thu, Apr 21st 2011 8:11a   Cristian D'Aloisio
Interesting technote for those who still use an IMAP client to access Domino mail messages. MAP view and folder synching [read] Keywords: domino ibm blogger

Quickr Connector on Windows 7 64 bit? No release date...
Thu, Apr 14th 2011 2:13a   Cristian D'Aloisio
Wondering why it is not yet available a Quickr Connector fully compatible with Windows 7 64 bit OS... Yes, you can still use the Office Connector, the Notes Connector, but from my experience, what many customers REALLY want is the Windows Explorer integration that allows them to copy/paste files, etc.(also read Luis post ). It seems that IBM will release an update the second half of this year (news from Lotusphere 2011), but I have no certain date from IBM. I know many users getting pc with Win [read] Keywords: ibm ldd lotus lotusphere notes quickplace quickr blogger integration office

FileSendr 1.1.0: working with Chrome and Firefox, not working with IE8...
Fri, Mar 4th 2011 2:20a   Cristian D'Aloisio
I had some issues with FileSendr using big files on all major browsers, even correctly setting HTTP post and request size, XPages extlib, as described by the app author. Finally I got it to work with Firefox 3.6.x and Chrome browsers. At the beginning I change some Domino dojo 1.4.3 directory Uploader files, with bad results. Since the problem seems related with the dojo Uploader component, I made a brand-new Domino dojo 1.5.0 directory, as described by the app author in the docs: Af [read] Keywords: domino xpages blogger dojo firefox openntf

Your Notes HTTP password changed? iPhone Traveler users...
Sun, Feb 20th 2011 10:35a   Cristian D'Aloisio
..., don't forget to change also your Traveler mail profile password inside your iPhone (or iPad) device: I forgot to do it and of couse I had troubles with mail sync... ;-) Luckily I remembred that I recently changed the HTTP password, so also I updated it on my Traveler mail profile too, and all is working now. For the records, I also had to reset my device (Traveler web page or Domino console command) because my Traveler state was "unknow". After I solved the problem I also found the [read] Keywords: domino ibm lotus notes traveler bes blackberry blogger enterprise iphone password profile

Jim working on JDBC-based Relational Database XPages DataSource!
Wed, Feb 9th 2011 2:30p   Cristian D'Aloisio
Glad to know that Jim Quill has a blog and is writing about XPages, he's one of the few XPages gurus around. I met him at ILUG 2010 and he's really a friendly guy, willing to help me with an XPages issue at the "Meet the Developers" area. His boss, Philippe, during a LP2011 session told everybody that Jim will develop the "JDBC-based Relational Database XPages DataSource" and also "make it available on OpenNTF.org pretty soon as an open source contribution to the community". Good new [read] Keywords: ilug xpages blogger community database java openntf

How move your DAOS repository to another directory?
Fri, Jan 14th 2011 5:14a   Cristian D'Aloisio
From the Domino Administrator docs' "Managing the attachment storage repository" : To move or restore the DAOS repository From the Domino Administrator, click the Configuration tab and then expand the Server section.Select the Server document to be edited and then click Edit Server.Click the DAOS tab.In the "DAOS base path" field, specify the new location for the directory. Save the Server document.Stop the Domino server.Do one of the following:To move the DAOS repository directory, crea [read] Keywords: domino ibm apple blogger server

fileSendr !
Tue, Jan 11th 2011 4:58p   Cristian D'Aloisio
Interesting utility from Declan Lynch to share large files: fileSendr! http://www.openntf.org/internal/home.nsf/project.xsp?action=openDocument&name=fileSendr From openNTF: Stop sending massive files by email, upload them to fileSendr and then send a link to the recipient instead Need to send a 500MB file to somebody but their email gateway is rejecting it because it's too big? Can't figure out how to use an FTP site to get the file to them? fileSendr is the solution for you. With fileSen [read] Keywords: domino richtext apple blogger email enterprise interface openntf

ILUG 2010 memory snapshots
Tue, Nov 16th 2010 8:43p   Cristian D'Aloisio
ILUG2010 was my second ILUG event for me, I also attended the 2007 edition with my colleague and friend nbsp;Vincenzo. This year another colleague, Fabrizio, was part of the "Italian dream team" in Northern Ireland ;-)br /br /I thank the company I work for, Gruppo Ciemme, for allowing three people to join the ILUG.br /br /I must admit I was a little bit worried that this year event would be disappointing because the 2007 edition was really amazing, brilliant and also a big surprise since it wa [read] Keywords: ibm ilug lotus lotusphere notes traveler xpages blogger community google ideajam ipod laptop openntf rim taking notes

Java forever
Mon, Nov 1st 2010 1:58p   Cristian D'Aloisio
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Best practices to kill your Domino performances?
Wed, Oct 13th 2010 4:59p   Cristian D'Aloisio
Recently I had the chance to see some nbsp;Lotus Domino boxes (version 8.5.1) with really bad configurations or out of control situations:br /br /ulliDomino transaction log dir set to the SAME disk unit as Domino data directory/liliDAOS directory inside the Domino data dir/lilia Notes database with the size of almost 64 GB and with nasty access troubles/lilia Domino mail directory, defined as a link under the data dir but actually saved to an external USB disk formatted as FAT32/li/uldivIs there [read] Keywords: domino lotus lotusdomino notes blogger database

Is your Lotus Domino 8.5.2 crashing?
Sat, Oct 2nd 2010 6:10a   Cristian D'Aloisio
I've installed a few Domino 8.5.2 server + interim fix 1 (HF16), but just yesterday one customer called me complaining that his server was crashing 3 times in one hour.br /divbr //divdivAfter my initial surprise I collected the text log files from the server and analyze them (also using the a href="http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21272213"Lotus Notes Diagnostic tool/a). I nbsp;found the following a href="http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21445756amp;myns=swglo [read] Keywords: domino ibm lotus lotusdomino notes blogger server

German have good taste for wine
Sun, Sep 19th 2010 4:52p   Cristian D'Aloisio
Glad to hear that bCantina Tollo/b winery won an award as the best Cooperative winery in Europe!br /br /I really love their ba href="http://www.cantinatollo.eu/Collesecco-Rubino-Montepulciano.html"Colle Secco Rubino/a/b Montepulciano d'Abruzzo wine and I never miss to buy some bottles when I go back to Abruzzo. Usually I give it as a gift to my friends and they never complain, for sure ;-)br /div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_ [read] Keywords: blogger

When Borland was talking about OOP
Sat, Sep 18th 2010 8:26a   Cristian D'Aloisio
Glad to find the following VHS video in my hometown bookshelf.br / br /I bought it from a newstand in the early nineties, that time the Web was still not available. br /br /I was so thrilled about OOP ;-) br /br /br /br /centera href='http://blogpress.w18.net/photos/10/09/18/442.jpg'img src='http://blogpress.w18.net/photos/10/09/18/s_442.jpg' border='0' width='210' height='281' style='margin:5px'/a/centerbr /br /div class="blogger-post-footer"img width='1' height='1' src='http [read] Keywords: blogger oop

Lotus Domino server: when OLE Automation stop working...
Thu, Sep 2nd 2010 4:19a   Cristian D'Aloisio
There was a Domino server happily nbsp;running on Windows 2008 64-bit and there was a bscheduled LS agent/b too.br /br /Usually that agent, using OLE Automation, created MS Excel worksheets there were temporary saved in the Windows temp folder: suddenly it stopped working! how come?!br /br /It was useless to trap any error message inside the code...No error messages, nothing, and only when running nbsp;server-side (client-side it was fine).br /br /Before almost getting crazy, the answer to the w [read] Keywords: agent domino ibm ldd lotus blogger desktop server

My beloved Quickr 8.5 (beta 8) new features
Sat, Aug 28th 2010 6:27p   Cristian D'Aloisio
As and old fan of Quickplace (Quickr old name) since version 2.x, I was thrilled to join the managed beta for Quickr 8.5 (thanks Karen).br /br /I had the chance to view the latest beta (code drop 8) and Inbsp; am happy to see important featuresnbsp; developed for Quickr by the IBM team: congrats guys, you are doing a great job.br /br /Also my colleagues liked the new features but the usual exclamation wasnbsp; "Finally!" (hard to hear some "Wow" nowadays...). Many Quickr users are waiting th [read] Keywords: acl domino ibm quickplace quickr blogger dojo ideajam ideajam.net integration interface linux planetlotus planetlotus.org server sharepoint

Cavalli runnin free on green Google prairies?
Sat, Aug 21st 2010 5:38a   Cristian D'Aloisio
So, Roberto Cavalli Italian fashion company moved to Google apps.br / br /i"So what is the value of all of this? We estimate that by adopting the tools which simplify our work and allow us to cut down on the time we spend on non-critical tasks, such as searching for old e-mails or organizing meetings, we can save up to 40,000 Euros per year in overhead costs and through increased productivity. However, there is another extremely important point we should not forget, even though more difficult t [read] Keywords: blogger google

Running mail rules over previous mail messages?
Thu, Aug 19th 2010 6:27a   Cristian D'Aloisio
Some new Notes users, when they approach the client for the first time, are surprised that it's not possible to run a mail rule over previous,old messages.br /br /You can write a new rule but it will be applied to new messages only...br /In my opinion that feature should be standard in Notes, it would be handy.br /br /Just yesterday I downloadednbsp;a href="http://www.openntf.org/Projects/pmt.nsf/ProjectLookup/Mail%20Rule%20Utilities"Mail Rule Utilities/a, a plugin from Bob Balfe, that will i [read] Keywords: ibm lotus notes blogger openntf

POP3 Collect: just upgraded to version 0.9
Mon, Aug 16th 2010 6:47a   Cristian D'Aloisio
I've just upgraded to the latest version of POP3 Collect, the freeware add-in task for Lotus Domino to collect POP3 accounts mail messages.br /br /This tool is getting better and better, thanks to Andy Brunner commitment and, of course, also thanks to users who give feedback about the application.br /br /Some release notes for version 0.9:br /ulliUpdate: Set current date/time for POP3 messages without a valid date time. Thanks to Pumynt Chooboonraj for his help to debug this problem.br //lili U [read] Keywords: domino lotus notes application blogger

Do you want to Jailbreak my iPhone?
Fri, Aug 6th 2010 4:50p   Cristian D'Aloisio
Anybody around me having an iPhone is simply jailbreak (eg. crack) it, somebody from day 1 others after some weeks.br /I am simply stopping myslef to do it, I don't think it is a good idea in the long run, even though my geek side would like to do it... ;-)br /br /I don't like some Apple decisions (eg about some interface matters not solved yet or solved too late), but I must admit Apple decisions are successful.br /br /So, at the end of day, what I like most about the iPhone?br /br /Some reas [read] Keywords: apple blogger interface iphone security virus

DDive! Have fun and keep up-to-date
Mon, Jul 26th 2010 8:53a   Cristian D'Aloisio
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Old LS proposal on IdeaJam still willing promoting
Mon, Jun 28th 2010 5:05p   Cristian D'Aloisio
Currently I'm consuming a Web Service from a Domino Agent written in Java, takin advantage from the cute WSDL import wizard.br /br /Before that I tried to use a LotusScript agent to consume that same web service, but soon I had to stop it because function/classes names inside the WSDL file were too long, over the allowed 40 chars....br /br /For me it seemed like an old LS problem with some kind of web services, and actually I found the following old IdeaJam post: don't get me wrong, I like jav [read] Keywords: agent domino lotusscript blogger ideajam ideajam.net java javascript

IBM Technote: Is Microsoft Volume Shadow Copy supported for Domino backups?
Thu, Jun 24th 2010 3:41p   Cristian D'Aloisio
span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: Arial; font-size: small;"span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-size: 13px;"A friendnbsp;/span/spantold me it was possible to use Shadow Copy for Domino backup when the server is runnning, but the answer is "no"...br /br /a href="http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=463amp;uid=swg21196479"Is Microsoft Volume Shadow Copy supported for Domino backups?/adiv class="blogger-post-footer"img width='1' height='1' src='https: [read] Keywords: domino ibm apple blogger microsoft server

IBM Technote: Steps for configuring IBM Lotus Notes Traveler 8.0.1.x and Lotus Sametime 8 or Lotus Quickr 8.1 on the same system
Thu, Jun 17th 2010 8:18a   Cristian D'Aloisio
span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 15px;"In case somebody wondered about coexistence of Lotus Sametime/Quickr and Traveler, I found the following technote:/spanbr /br /h1 class="smalltitle" style="clear: both; font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 15px; font-style: normal; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-top: 0px; padding-bottom: 30px; padding-left: 0px; padding-right: 0px; padding-top: 4px;"span class="Ap [read] Keywords: ibm lotus notes quickr sametime traveler apple blogger

Unified e-mail on iPhone OS 4 with Lotus Traveler
Tue, Jun 8th 2010 9:37a   Cristian D'Aloisio
div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"Since we have a developer account on Apple.com, we downloadednbsp;nbsp;OS 4nbsp;firmware for my iPhone 3GS:/divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"I setup my private Gmail account and the Lotus Traveler account for my Lotus Notes mailbox./divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"Later I will test all new features (multi-tasking, folders, etc.)/divdiv class="separator" style="c [read] Keywords: lotus notes traveler apple blogger iphone mac

Downloading Notes/Domino 8.5.2 beta code drop 5
Sat, Jun 5th 2010 7:50a   Cristian D'Aloisio
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Troubles installing Lotus Traveler on iPad...
Mon, May 31st 2010 8:18a   Cristian D'Aloisio
Although some friends succeed (a href="https://www.blogger.com/comment.g?blogID=8343724548180015840amp;postID=4437872729200909270"e.g. David Leedy post/a), I could not install Traveler on the company iPad :-(br /br /I tried some techniques:br /br /ollithe usual installation via Safari browser:br /automatic profile generation did not work, so I manually generated a a file for Apple, but unfortunately the browser could not manage the profile file....br //liliI also tried to add the mail account [read] Keywords: inotes lotus notes traveler apple blogger exchange exchange interface iphone profile

Not bad my blog on iPad
Fri, May 28th 2010 8:19a   Cristian D'Aloisio
Today my company I work for received an iPad device: really a cool device, superb screen quality, cute interface, in small words just an iPhone on steroids ;-)br /br /All colleagues justnbsp; astonished about its beauty: "so gorgeous", "so cool!" . br /br /We loaded some cools apps too, like DropBox, Wired Magazine, but unfortunately I could not install Lotus Traveler: something is not working... (any tips?).br /br /I ran Safari web browser on the iPad and decided to load my blog homepage ;- [read] Keywords: lotus traveler blogger interface iphone

From Zero to a Million Users - Dropbox and Xobni lessons learned
Mon, May 17th 2010 5:14p   Cristian D'Aloisio
This week-end my friend Gianluca suggested me to read this Slideshare presentation from Dropbox and Xobni guys.br /Many people already know Dropbox, but Xobni was a nice surprise for me...br /div style="width:425px" id="__ss_3966965"strong style="display:block;margin:12px 0 4px"a href="http://www.slideshare.net/adamsmith1/from-zero-to-a-million-users-dropbox-and-xobni-lessons-learned" title="From Zero to a Million Users - Dropbox and Xobni lessons learned"From Zero to a Million Users - [read] Keywords: application blogger

Notes Designer 7 super faaaaast... into the past!
Wed, May 12th 2010 5:20p   Cristian D'Aloisio
span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: Arial; font-size: small;"span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-size: 13px;"I regularly used the Notes Designer R 8.5.2 managed beta client since the first beta, and I must admit I'm happy with it.nbsp;/span/spandivspan class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: Arial; font-size: small;"span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-size: 13px;"br //span/span/divdivspan class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: Arial; font- [read] Keywords: lotus notes R7 apple blogger development

Traveler on Android?
Fri, May 7th 2010 11:03a   Cristian D'Aloisio
Some days ago I met a guy who proudly showed me an HTC-branded Android phone.divbr /divWell, I like my iPhone, but... Android seems also interesting (and cheaper, I guess)./divdivbr //divdivThe guy nbsp;told me that he was using an Android app to nbsp;read mail, contacts, etc through a Lotus Domino server with Traveler task:nbsp;the application name is bTouchdown /bfrom a href="http://www.nitrodesk.com/"NitroDesk/anbsp;and is cheap, less than 20 Eur , and you can test the limited nbsp;free edi [read] Keywords: domino lotus traveler application blogger iphone server

Kevin, six months old!
Tue, May 4th 2010 4:01p   Cristian D'Aloisio
div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"Today my baby Kevin is six months old! Congrats my son./divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"br //divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"You are a really wonderful baby, always smiley and cute, loved by your parents, our friends and even strangers who are impressed by you.nbsp;/divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"br //divdiv class="separator" [read] Keywords: blogger

Domino console hint: Do it by yourself, pal.
Thu, Apr 29th 2010 8:43a   Cristian D'Aloisio
I really love the console log messages, it has become more chatty nowadays, giving some useful info about what's happening on the Domino server.br /br /br /28/04/2010 01:34:18 AM nbsp;Informational, database design compression is enabled in database mailevivarel.nsf.br /28/04/2010 01:34:18 AM nbsp;Informational, LZ1 is enabled in database mailevivarel.nsf.br /28/04/2010 01:34:18 AM nbsp;Compacting mailevivarel.nsf (John Doe), nbsp;-C mailbr /28/04/2010 01:48:19 AM nbsp;Compaction failed: Unable [read] Keywords: domino lotus blogger database server

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