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New Version – IBM Connections Desktop Plug-ins Version 15.8 for Mac
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Christian Weghaus    

Hi,

right after IBM published a new version of the IBM Connections Desktop Plug-ins (now Version 15.8) for Windows,there is a new version for all Mac Users (including me) available as well. 😉

There are no new features, but IBM fixed some bug in this new version. So you should not hesitate to give this new version a try 😉

For all of you, who have not been working with this software:

IBM® Connections for Mac provides the following features:

  • Use sync to keep selected files synchronized with exact copies on the server.
  • View file sync properties, versions, and sharing information.
  • Share files with other people.
  • Receive notifications when sync conflicts are detected, new files are added, or server status changes.
  • Resolve conflicts using the conflict resolution user interface.
  • Support for multiple sync accounts.
  • Support for IBM Connections Social Cloud and on premises
  • TAM and Siteminder authentication bundles for on premises deployments
  • Advanced user preferences – new tab in Preferences to set logging options, enable beta features, and specify file types to ignore during sync.
  • Administrator policy support – to set preferences and policies controlling how users interact with IBM Connections for Mac.  (Documented here Policies and preferences for IBM Connections for Mac)
  • Support for Share with Communities

IBM® Connections for Mac supports:

  • IBM Connections Social Cloud (see also Connections Cloud Limitations section below)
  • IBM Connections 5.0
  • Mac OSX 10.8
  • Mac OSX 10.9
  • Mac OSX 10.10

You can download the plugins for your Mac here –> Link

Have fun with the new features and a nice day.

Christian



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