Saw this on the blog of one of my IBM colleagues, Mike Whale, earlier this evening: -
Summary: IBM WebSphere Application Server V8 uses the IBM Installation Manager for product installation and lifecycle management. IBM Installation Manager accesses source repositories that contain the content for a software product installation. Repositories are available on product media, in IBM-hosted web-based repositories, and from Passport Advantage for download. This article describes a free, no-cost companion tool called IBM Packaging Utility that can help you create and customize enterprise repositories that contain the right combination of products and maintenance levels needed for all aspects of your business.
Top ten best practices for WebSphere administrators
Sat, Dec 6th 2014 3:12a Dave Hay This from developerWorks: -The following list consists of the top ten best practices compiled from numerous common problems that I have seen throughout my technical support years. Most of these issues could easily be prevented by taking these simple precaution steps. So, if you're a WebSphere administrator, this is your must-read!Top ten best practices for WebSphere administratorsPS In my own bashful way, I'm now proud to report that those nice people at developerWorks have allowed me to post [read] Keywords: ibm
Mozilla Thunderbird and SSL v3
Fri, Dec 5th 2014 12:05p Dave Hay In case it helps, I needed to make Thunderbird LESS secure in order to access a Newsgroup server that was offering up SSL v3.This was what I saw in TB's Error Console: -Timestamp: 05/12/2014 13:12:40Error: An error occurred during a connection to newsgroup.foobar.com:563.Cannot communicate securely with peer: no common encryption algorithm(s).(Error code: ssl_error_no_cypher_overlap)and this is what led me to the solution: -openssl s_client -connect newsgroup.foobar.com:563 -status...New, TLSv1 [read] Keywords: firefox
IBM BPM Advanced 8.5.5 - Process Center to Process Server
Fri, Dec 5th 2014 3:05a Dave Hay So I am continuing to get my head around the integration between Process Center and Process Server, in that it's possible to have a connected Process Server to which one can actively deploy snapshots, using the so-called online/connected deployment.This is what the connected Process Server looks like: -Whilst this is easy to configure when one first creates a Deployment Environment, I had a situation recently where one of our team inadvertently clicked the Take Server Offline button.This does p [read] Keywords: ibm