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IBM Connections is not sending notifications
Thu, Oct 1st 2015 20
iOS 9.x native Calendar app may remove some repeating Domino calendar entries from device
Wed, Sep 16th 2015 26
New Manual Syndication from Portal 8.5 CF07
Thu, Sep 10th 2015 11
MWLUG 2015 sessions on Youtube
Thu, Aug 27th 2015 9
IBM XPages DatabaseName URL Parameter Whitelist
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High CPU usage when Disk Queue is very high. (Domino + Windows)
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IBM Domino Web Server Cross-site Scripting Vulnerability
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iOS 9.x native Calendar app may remove some repeating Domino calendar entries from device
Wed, Sep 16th 2015 26
IBM Connections is not sending notifications
Thu, Oct 1st 2015 20
’Unable to find path to server’ when trying to connect
Wed, Jun 11th 2014 19
No buffer space available (maximum connections reached?)
Tue, Aug 26th 2014 18
Websphere Portal V8.0.0.1 and CF10 CRIMA1020E error
Thu, Apr 3rd 2014 16
The Operation failed to complete because Disk Management console view is not up-to-date
Wed, Feb 5th 2014 15
Setup IBM Traveler for IBM Verse App from Zero to Verse Hero
Fri, May 1st 2015 15
Performance problems with Full Text Indexer
Wed, Jun 17th 2015 14
WCT will not start on Linux x64
Thu, Dec 18th 2014 12
IBM Connections 5.0 Search index error.
Tue, Mar 3rd 2015 12

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IBM Connections is not sending notifications
Thu, Oct 1st 2015 12:48p   Kenio Carvalho
Today a customer ask why his IBM Connections is not sending notifications and recent upddates is not working anymore. I got the SystemOut.log and see the following: [10/1/15 11:20:15:201 BRT] 000001e2 JMSPublisher E com.ibm.lconn.events.internal.publish.impl.JMSPublisher publishEvent CLFWY0148E: Could not obtain an event connection [10/1/15 11:20:15:201 BRT] 000001e2 LocalExceptio E CNTR0020E: EJB threw an unexpected (non-declared) exception during invocation of method
iOS 9.x native Calendar app may remove some repeating Domino calendar entries from device
Wed, Sep 16th 2015 5:50p   Kenio Carvalho
IBM's internal testing on iOS 9.x devices has shown that the iOS 9.x native Calendar app may remove some repeating Domino calendar entries from the mobile device. See this technote
New Manual Syndication from Portal 8.5 CF07
Thu, Sep 10th 2015 8:17p   Kenio Carvalho
From CF07, you can manually syndicate by using the following methods: Update This method syndicates items that are newer than the previous syndication. Items that are newer than the last syndication on the syndicator are sent to the subscriber. Items that are newer on the subscriber are not updated. Items that are created on the subscriber that do not exist on the syndicator are not removed from the subscriber. Rebuild This method syndicates all items that are newer on the syndicator. A
MWLUG 2015 sessions on Youtube
Thu, Aug 27th 2015 8:11a   Kenio Carvalho
This is a list of sessions of MWLUG 2015 enjoy https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLg0OScbQKugOspIMa1vNzYAPFwqISaUmR
IBM XPages DatabaseName URL Parameter Whitelist
Wed, Aug 12th 2015 5:32p   Kenio Carvalho
In IBM Notes/Domino 9.0.1 FixPack 4 and in releases containing the fix for SPR#MKEE9TKDEM, you may see an error page with the following error message: CLFAD0382E: The databaseName URL parameter value is not one of the allowed database names. The parameter is &databaseName=otherserver!!app.nsf. The allowed names are configured in the option xsp.data.domino.param.databaseName.whitelist. There has been a change in the XPages default behavior, that now requires that the allowable database
High CPU usage when Disk Queue is very high. (Domino + Windows)
Wed, Jul 15th 2015 4:12p   Kenio Carvalho
A customer has one Domino cluster with 2 members on a virtualized environment (VMWare). it is not a big environment (1600 users) but after 3 months working well some thing happened and the system does not work well. During a period of 4 hours (9 am to 13 pm) the CPU of one cluster member goes to 100% and the cluster does not send users to the another member. I check everything possible (this server has 800 GB of mailboxes) and run some administrative commands. I raise a PMR and sent NSD'
IBM Domino Web Server Cross-site Scripting Vulnerability
Thu, Jun 18th 2015 10:49a   Kenio Carvalho
IBM Domino Web server configured for Webmail is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using a specially-crafted URL to execute script in a victim's Web browser within the security context of the hosting Web site, once the URL is clicked. An attacker could use this vulnerability to steal the victim's cookie-based authentication credentials. Note that Domino servers configured for iNotes are no
Performance problems with Full Text Indexer
Wed, Jun 17th 2015 10:38a   Kenio Carvalho
Last week two clustered servers are facing performance problems. The cpu was very high for 2 hours and the disk queue above 5,48. During the problem the command set config UPDATE_NO_FULLTEXT=1 was issued and the cpu and disk queue decrease To schedule the full text index i use the this TN
Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Java 6 SR16FP3 IF1 affect IBM Notes and Domino
Wed, Jun 3rd 2015 4:34p   Kenio Carvalho
There are multiple vulnerabilities in IBM® SDK Java™ Technology Edition, Version 6 SR16FP3 IF1 that is used by IBM Notes and Domino. These issues were disclosed as part of the Oracle April 2015 Critical Patch Update and are resolved by IBM Java 6 SR16FP3 IF2. Get the complete information and fixes here
I like the IBM Knowledge Base
Tue, Jun 2nd 2015 8:00p   Kenio Carvalho
On April IBM stop the updates for IBM Knowledge Base database (lotuskb.nsf). I use this database on a daily basis. But now the beloved database was not updated anymore. The new way to work is Google or IBM Support Portal I like the database. I need offline access, some customers doesn't allow aliens laptops on their networks. I build a java project to update the legacy lotuskb.nsf. 1 - I get the URLs of the support feeds 2 - Read the feeds and extract the URL's to technotes 3 -
Rational Team Concert - 10 Free Licenses for Small Teams
Sat, May 23rd 2015 11:31a   Kenio Carvalho
IBM Rational Team Concert integrates task tracking, source control, and agile planning with continuous builds and a configurable process to adapt to the way you work. Finally -- everything you need to build great software, integrated seamlessly together right out of the box. Get your 10 free license here
Google are removing support for Java, and other plugins that use NPAPI
Thu, May 7th 2015 8:13p   Kenio Carvalho
Google are removing support for Java, and other plugins that use NPAPI, from Chrome 45, which is available in September 2015. http://www.chromium.org/developers/npapi-deprecation Oracle are not providing an alternative interface for Java and recommend users use a browser that does support NPAPI. https://java.com/en/download/faq/chrome.xml Impact to IBM Web Content Manager 8.5 customers Customers using Chrome will not be able to use Ephox EditLive! from September onwards. It is
Setup IBM Traveler for IBM Verse App from Zero to Verse Hero
Fri, May 1st 2015 9:42p   Kenio Carvalho
I follow the steps bellow to setup my IBM Traveler to allow the IBM Verse App. My Domino and Traveler is on the same machine using Linux. 1 - Install or upgrade the Domino server 9.0.1 FP3 2 - Install or upgrade IBM Traveler 3 - Configure Domino HTTP for SSL. This link was very useful for self cert. 4 - I am using iPhone. The easiest way to import the self cert was sending the cert by mail and then install the cert on the iPhone. 5 - Upgrade the Domino Di
How to specify port when ssh to server
Thu, Apr 2nd 2015 8:15p   Kenio Carvalho
Need this kind of port today. The ssh 22 port was used on the firewall for another server. The admin publish the server using port 1234 According to man ssh: -p port Port to connect to on the remote host. This can be specified on a per-host basis in the configuration file. So you should be looking at: ssh -p 1234 user@host to connect to port 1234.
IBM Connections send notifications links as http not https
Thu, Mar 26th 2015 7:24a   Kenio Carvalho
Links on messages from IBM Connections contains links as https and http. The customer want's only https links How to set : 1 - On the DMGR profile: ./wsadmin.sh -lang jython -user admin_user_id -password admin_password 2 -Type the following on wsadmin interface execfile("connectionsConfig.py") 3 - Do a checkout of LotusConnections-config.xml LCConfigService.checkOutConfig("/tmp/",AdminControl.getCell()) 4 - Change de following to true 5 Checkin the new Lo
Domino SSO with Windows Desktop using SPNEGO
Wed, Mar 25th 2015 12:37p   Kenio Carvalho
This week i setup Domino SSO with Windows. The customer will launch a SharePoint portal server and need a SSO with Domino Web Applications. I follow this tutorial, the setup is very simple but some problems arrive. The Domino server have the FQDN domino.mydomain.com.br and the windows server server.mydomain.com.br. The SSO doesn't work. I read the message Attempt by HTTP client to authenticate using Windows NTLM security is not supported on Domino console. After the AD administrato
Setup IBM Cognos with Connections 5 on SLES11 and Oracle
Thu, Mar 19th 2015 8:23a   Kenio Carvalho
This week i spend several hours to setup a machine with IBM Cognos and IBM Connections 5 CR2 on SLES 11 SP3 using Oracle as database. The Cognos wizard complete the CognosBI setup but Trasnformer not. I set the logs to debug level and the messages does not help. The problem was when the error appears the wizard roll back the installation of CognosBI removing everything from WebSphere. After several reviews of the SLES libraries and Oracle client setup i made the setup only for Cogno
IBM Connections requires that XMLHTTP is enabled in Internet Explorer
Mon, Mar 9th 2015 7:26a   Kenio Carvalho
IBM Connections requires that XMLHTTP is enabled in Internet Explorer, either through ActiveX or native object, for the dynamic AJAX functionality to function correctly. Check Enable native XMLHTTP support in the Advanced tab of the Internet Options dialog Information from IBM TN 1698438
IBM Connections 5.0 Search index error.
Tue, Mar 3rd 2015 6:16p   Kenio Carvalho
Some users are receiving the message bellow instead of the search results: CLFRW0075W: Failed to load the index at startup, it may not have been created yet” The search index on one node was created/copied. To solve the problem i just copy the index from another node.
IBM Connections 5 CR2 released
Thu, Feb 26th 2015 3:49p   Kenio Carvalho
1. Update strategy for IBM Connections 5.0: http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21683118 2. IBM Connections 5.0 requirements for IBM FileNet for use with Connections Content Manager (CCM): http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21683147 3. IBM Cognos Wizard for IBM Connections 5.0 Cumulative Refreshes (CRs) http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21696033 4. Fix list for IBM Connections 5.0 CR2: http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg2
How to test your PC for the New "Superfish" Security Vulnerability
Thu, Feb 19th 2015 3:36p   Kenio Carvalho
Security researchers have discovered a vulnerability in a piece of adware called Superfish that makes your computer vulnerable to all kinds of attacks. Superfish ships preloaded on many Lenovo computers, but can also be installed on any machine. Here's what's going on and how to test if you're infected. See the full article here
WebSphere Portal is removing Apache commons-httpclient JAR files
Thu, Feb 12th 2015 9:13a   Kenio Carvalho
Due to security vulnerabilities (CVE-2012-6153 and CVE-2014-3577) WebSphere Portal is removing the Apache commons-httpclient JAR files from all releases and replacing them with the newer version (Apache HttpClient 4.3.6). Note that the JAR files may not be removed by a specific interim fix but the interim fix will remove all WebSphere Portal uses of those JAR files and the JAR files will be removed by a subsequent Cumulative Fix associated with that release. These JAR files have been on th
How setup IBM Connections 5 External Collaboration
Thu, Jan 15th 2015 6:10a   Kenio Carvalho
External collaboration is a new feature of Connections 5. External user are any users "marked" or "selected" as a external. External users can: Only see Files and Communites that he/she has given access to See people in the community and business card (limited to some information) Search, but no public data will be returned. The process is not complicated. The key is how to mark or select external users on your ldap. The options are; 1 - Map standard LDAP attribute for external
IBM Connections 5.0 CR1 next gen theme not displayed
Tue, Jan 13th 2015 7:21a   Kenio Carvalho
After i setup the IBM Connections 5.0 CR1 i open the homepage and the theme was show as the old IBM Connections theme not the new one. I found on the systemout.log the following net.jazz.ajax.internal.util.TraceSupport warn The StyleSheet "com.ibm.lconn.core.styles.oneui3/base/applications/profiles" To solve the problem shutdown the connections server and clean the temp folder of the websphere application server on all nodes. Restart the server and everything must be ok. Thanks
Increase the productivity of Notes users with good Spam protection
Fri, Dec 19th 2014 4:46a   Kenio Carvalho
Email productivity is a hot topic and several companies will launch new products including IBM with IBM Verse. But do not forget: Good spam protection is a important piece. Several months ago, in our company, i setup Lotus Protector for Mail Security. Before the setup, on mornings, we have a lot of spam and undesired messages do deal with. We loose lots of hours / month just cleaning the inbox. Some important messages was deleted during this clean process. Using traveler on
WCT will not start on Linux x64
Thu, Dec 18th 2014 10:02a   Kenio Carvalho
Today i setup an IBM HTTPServer on top of Red Hat 6 64bits . The wct.sh command doesn´t work. I found on the log some missing libs To solve the problem: yum install gtk2-engines.i686 yum install libXtst.i686
What are the more commonly seen file extensions used by IBM Notes?
Wed, Dec 17th 2014 5:11a   Kenio Carvalho
For a variety of purposes, such as Anti-virus exclusion or scripting, it may be necessary to know all or at least the majority of the file extensions that Notes uses. This document has a list and the purpose of some of the more commonly used ones. .box - Used for mail routing. Mail is stored either in the client's or server's mail.box before being routed to the recipient. .dic - User dictionary file (obsolete as of 8.5.x Standard if using the new spell check engine) .dll - Dynamic-link Li
IBM Installation Manager GUI crashes on RHEL 6.6
Mon, Dec 8th 2014 11:11a   Kenio Carvalho
The IBM Installation Manager GUI crashes on RHEL 6.6 during the installation of a product while going through the Installation wizard screens. The IBM Installation Manager GUI crashes and a JVM termination window pops up with the following text: JVM terminated. Exit code=1 /opt/IBM/InstallationManager/eclipse/jre_7.0.0.sr6_20131213_1238/ jre/bin/java -Xms40m -Xmx512m I run the Installation Manager in Console mode to complete de installation More options on the TN bellow http://ww
IBM Champion 2015
Wed, Dec 3rd 2014 10:18a   Kenio Carvalho
Thanks to all is a great honor. The complete list of champions is in this link
How to solve db2 setup failure on Windows 2012
Mon, Dec 1st 2014 4:11p   Kenio Carvalho
Last week i was installing the db2 10 server on top of windows 2012. The setup program was unable to install the .Net 3.5 framework. I try install the .Net 3.5 from Add Features menu but it´s did not work well. So my Windows Administrator do the following using the Windows 2012 dvd Dism /online /cleanup-image /scanhealth Dism.exe /online /enable-feature /featurename:NetFX3 /All /LimitAccess /Source:E:sourcessxs "E:" The "E:" is the dvd unity letter
Update procedure for IBM Portal Server and WCM v8.0.0.1 will be changing.
Thu, Nov 20th 2014 4:12p   Kenio Carvalho
Previously, unless you used special parameters, running IBM Installation Manager to apply a cumulative fix would both update the Portal product files and simultaneously configure the Portal profile. With the new procedure, Installation Manager will now only update the product files, and you will be required to run a pair of separate commands to configure the profile. Before now, the additional commands were required in certain situations; now they will be required in all upgrade cases. See th
New version of Extension LIbrary on OpenNTF
Tue, Nov 18th 2014 5:18a   Kenio Carvalho
This release is the tenth IBM Notes Domino 9.0.1 version of the XPages Extension Library(ExtLib) to OpenNTF. It contains several new enhancements as well as some bug fixes. The following new changes have been added to this release: Responsive Web Design Support in XPages Enhanced Application Layout Wizard Enhancements to the theme combo boxes in the Xsp Properties editor SPR Fixes The intention of this release is to continue the improvement of the 9.0.1 OpenNTF ExtLib release .
Microsoft Takes .NET Open Source And Cross-Platform
Wed, Nov 12th 2014 10:22a   Kenio Carvalho
For more than 12 years now, the .NET framework has been the programming model for developers who want to build apps for Windows. But in its efforts to take many of its developer tools cross-platform, Microsoft today announced that it plans to take .NET to both the Mac and Linux soon and that it is open-sourcing most of the full server-side .NET core stack (not client-side .NET), starting with the next version. Full article here
Mozilla Launches Firefox Developer Edition
Mon, Nov 10th 2014 12:50p   Kenio Carvalho
Firefox is turning 10 today and to celebrate, Mozilla is launching a couple of new projects today, including a new privacy initiative and the Firefox Developer Edition, a new version of Firefox that puts the browser’s developer tools front and center.
How to remove unwanted Domino Server name from Open Application dialog
Thu, Nov 6th 2014 6:11a   Kenio Carvalho
I never bothered with the names of servers that appeared in Open Application Dialog Application until now. A customer ask how to remove the server names but without loose the desktop.dsk. After a search on the subject i found a solution. 1 - Download the desktool utility from IBM and put the file on the Notes program directory 2 - Shutdown the Notes client. 3 - Create a script to delete the files. It is a txt file with the following : Delete ServerName/Organization If you w
IBM fixes for Dominino to prevent POODLE attack
Tue, Nov 4th 2014 5:12a   Kenio Carvalho
IBM Domino Interim Fixes to support TLS 1.0 which can be used to prevent the POODLE attack
IBM WCM multiple libraries and performance
Mon, Nov 3rd 2014 2:16p   Kenio Carvalho
A customer askme last week if the we separate WCM code from content has impact on WCM/Portal performance. My answer was No, there is no impact but the customer need an official response. I opened a PMR and receive the response today : ======================================= As noted, the WCM best practices are to separate the content from the design. For example, see the following link: http://www-10.lotus.com/ldd/portalwiki.nsf/dx/How_to_separate_WCM_Content_from_Design Multipl
IBM Notes Traveler for Android client explicit warning against use of HTTP (CVE-2014-6130)
Fri, Oct 31st 2014 12:38p   Kenio Carvalho
The IBM Notes Traveler client for Android devices allows the end user to connect to their Traveler server over HTTPS (using SSL) or the open HTTP standard. At present, the client application does not explicitly warn the end user if the Traveler administrator has chosen the insecure HTTP variant as the transport medium. See the complete information on this IBM TechNote
IBM Notes and Domino - Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Java
Mon, Oct 20th 2014 6:12a   Kenio Carvalho
IBM Notes and Domino 9.0.1 Fix Pack 2 as well as 8.5.3 Fix Pack 5/Fix Pack 6 fixes are available for the Java issues disclosed in the Oracle July 2014 Critical Patch Update. Read more details in this TN
Supportability Q&A about IBM Notes and OS X 10.10.x
Sat, Oct 18th 2014 6:15a   Kenio Carvalho
This technote contains questions and answers pertaining to installing and running IBM Notes on Apple's OS X 10.10.x Yosemite. You only need to download Notes 9.0.1, as mentioned, if you will install a fresh yosemite. I upgraded my Mavericks yesterday and only need to install the legacy Apple java. My Notes was on the FP2 level.
SRVE0190E on WebSphere V8.0.0.9
Fri, Oct 17th 2014 6:11a   Kenio Carvalho
Last monday a customer reports the error SRVE0190E and 404 errors appearing sometimes for some users. After reading lots of trace the error was caused by the following: The customer has one IBM HTTP Server in front of two cells. One cell is WAS Cluster and another is Portal Cluster. The websphere pluging-cfg.xml is merged and then deployed on the HTTP Server. Reading the trace i discovered that the customer has two applications with the same context root installed. Solution: Change
Inactivate users based on a LDAP GROUP for IBM Connections
Wed, Jan 8th 2014 7:27a   Kenio Carvalho
One of our Connections customers has the following as a requirement: Inactivate users based on LDAP GROUP Solution The solution I found was to create a text file based on LDAP group and run sync_all_dns.sh command and then run the command delete_or_inactivate_employees.sh The java program The class bellow read the LDAP and verify if the user is a member of the group. I not found good information on how to use the ITDS API to check if a user is a member of a group, so i need t
IBM Web Content Manager Library Dependency Graph Portlet
Thu, Jan 2nd 2014 12:29p   Kenio Carvalho
The IBM Web Content Manager Library Dependency Graph v1.0 (LDG1.0) is a portlet that visualizes your Web Content Libraries and their dependencies. The portlet allows you to see very quickly the relative size of a Web Content Library, as well as identify any interactions between your libraries. It even allows you to modify those interactions and dependencies between those libraries in place. Features include: Visualization of Web Content Libraries relative size. Visualization of dependencies bet
Installation Manager asks to close a WebSphere process though WebSphere Application Server is not running
Tue, Nov 26th 2013 5:39a   Kenio Carvalho
When trying to update a existing installation using IBM Installation Manager, the following message appears: Error: The WebSphere® Application Server is currently in use. Please stop the server I reboot the server and try again but no success. Installation Manager show the message . I check the process using ps -ef | grep java and no java process are running. The solution: Delete the pid file on logsservername
What´s new in Policies for Domino 9.0
Thu, Nov 21st 2013 5:34a   Kenio Carvalho
There are changes and enhancements to return receipt behavior on both outgoing and incoming mail messages. For Notes client users, the administrator can configure the behavior through policies: For Inotes clients the Return Receipt behavior is set via notes.ini settings: iNotes_WA_SendReturnReceipt=2 display prompt giving user the choice whether to acknowledge the return receipt iNotes_WA_SendReturnReceipt=1 always send return receipt - default behavior iNotes_WA_SendReturnRecei
How to find which process is using a TCP Port in Windows
Wed, Nov 20th 2013 4:01p   Kenio Carvalho
Today i started my Domino server and the HTTP task doesn´t loaded. The console showed a message indicating the port 80 is in use. I shutdown the server and search for a process listening on port 80 but how? Use netstat -ano on the command pronpt. You will see thad the PID 7152 is using the TCP port 80. Go to taskmanager and add a column to view the pid . I discover that skype was using the port 80. So i start skype after Domino starts.
Setting up social rendering
Sat, Nov 16th 2013 6:03p   Kenio Carvalho
In a default IBM® WebSphere® Portal V full or upgrade installation, the social rendering features are not installed. Portal administrators can enable social rendering. Note: This version of social rendering does not work with remote web content rendering by using WSRP. For more detailed information about performing remote rendering of web content see Performing remote rendering with WSRP and the web content viewer in the IBM Web Content Manager documentation. Enabling social rende
Default port numbers for WebSphere Application Server versions
Thu, Nov 14th 2013 4:00a   Kenio Carvalho
WebSphere use a lot of ports. To avoid conflicts or just to remeber check this article
How to determine the IBM Connections version
Wed, Nov 13th 2013 11:05a   Kenio Carvalho
I found this tip here. It´s simple just use the url http:///homepage/web/jsp/about.jsp. The version is in the footer of the page
Security Bulletin: For safer administration of IBM Domino server, use Domino Administrator client
Thu, Nov 7th 2013 3:20p   Kenio Carvalho
IBM Domino Web Administrator (webadmin.nsf) has two cross-site scripting vulnerabilities and one cross-site request forgery of low CVSS score. These vulnerabilities do not exist in the Domino Administrator client. To prevent the potential for these attacks, use the Domino Administrator client or mitigations listed below. Domino Web Administrator is deprecated. IBM Domino Web Administrator (webadmin.nsf) has multiple cross-site scripting vulnerabilities of low CVSS score. These vulnerabiliti
WCM InLine Editing
Mon, Oct 28th 2013 6:02p   Kenio Carvalho
Last week i found this new feature. You need Portal/WCM Inline editing enables users with edit access to a content item to edit that item from within the web page itself instead of using the authoring portlet. This feature is available when you display content with a web content viewer portlet.
Time/Date views in Notes: What are the options?
Wed, Oct 16th 2013 6:33a   Kenio Carvalho
Yesterday a custommer complaint about the performance of one application. I found several views using date calculations This is a know problem and this TN explain the solutions for date calculations in views
COMPRESS_LZ1_CREATE parameter no longer works on Domino 9.0
Fri, Oct 11th 2013 7:17a   Kenio Carvalho
As an administrator you want to enable LZ1 compression on databases by default. In previous versions of Domino you used the parameter COMPRESS_LZ1_CREATE=1. Since upgrading your servers this parameter no longer works This parameter was implemented for initial testing and not designed or ever intended for general release. Development deliberately removed the parameter in 8.5.2 . There is an enhancement request SPR DPBE8TVN2F requesting that this functionality be implemented again in a
IBM File Viewer
Thu, Oct 10th 2013 4:12p   Kenio Carvalho
IBM File Viewer provides a high-fidelity viewer for IBM Connections files and community files in the web user interface. You can view files directly within the IBM Connections Files and Communities applications. Supported Open Document files include word processing documents (.odt), spreadsheets (.ods), and presentations (.odp). You can also view Adobe PDF and the Microsoft™ equivalents of these file types – Word (.doc and .docx), Excel (.xls and .xlsx), PowerPoint (.ppt and .pptx).
IBM Connections Bookmark - Install Add Bookmark toolbar
Tue, Oct 8th 2013 8:00a   Kenio Carvalho
Bookmarks is a set of social bookmarking tools that you can use to save, organize, and share Internet and intranet bookmarks. If you have not done so already, install the Add Bookmark browser toolbar button from the Bookmarking Tools link in the footer of the Bookmarks window. Visit a web page that you want to bookmark and click the Add Bookmark toolbar button to create a bookmark.
DST in Brazil
Tue, Oct 8th 2013 6:28a   Kenio Carvalho
Every year we have problems with DST. Scheduling, messages. It´s common here in Brazil administrators setup the OS (windows or linux) to not observe DST but some companies observe DST. On the Notes Client "The "Use the Operating System's Timezone Settings" should always be set to Yes for all Notes client versions Setting this parameter to "No" may cause unpredictable results in currently supported versions of Notes software. This setting is considered obsolete and is not rec
Sametime 8.5.2.x Migration to Sametime 9
Fri, Oct 4th 2013 11:57a   Kenio Carvalho
Because of changes to Websphere Application Server architecture, it is not possible to perform a straight migration from Sametime 8.5.x (based on Websphere 7.0.0) to Sametime 9 (based on Websphere 8.5.5). Instead, you must deploy Sametime 9 separately from your 8.5.x deployment and then reproduce any custom configuration items the Sametime 9 deployment. A key area of concern is the migration of user based data stored in DB2 such as your Sametime Meeting Rooms, Chat Rooms and Broadcast communitie
IBM Connections 4.4.1 for iOS7
Thu, Oct 3rd 2013 9:26a   Kenio Carvalho
It´s available today.
10 tips for getting your employees on board with social
Thu, Sep 26th 2013 7:26a   Kenio Carvalho
Heidi Ambler, director of IBM Social Business, offers these tips to help your organization devise a successful social media strategy. Link
Domino HTTP Active Thread recommendations
Wed, Sep 25th 2013 7:43a   Kenio Carvalho
What is the recommended maximum number of active HTTP threads for a Lotus® Domino® server? You set this value in the "Number active threads" field on the Internet Protocols - HTTP tab of the Server document. This TN can answer your question
Upgrade the embedded sametime client on Notes 9
Tue, Sep 24th 2013 7:54a   Kenio Carvalho
IBM Sametime 9 was launched a few weeks ago. When i saw this video i do the upgrade of my embedded Sametime client on Notes 9 The process was very easy, just download the package, shutdown the Notes Client and run the installer.
Integrating IBM Connections with IBM Sametime
Tue, Sep 24th 2013 2:00a   Kenio Carvalho
Just finish the integration between our Sametime 8.5.2 IFR1 and IBM Connections. This guide is a excellent material to get started. My environment is not the same, but with few modifications, i got Sametime and Connections working together. On the page 208 the author show hot to display connections photos ins Sametime web client instant messages. If you have a few users it is easy to fill the PhotoURL field but if you have a lot of users you need the power of Domino Agents and @Function
Adding a New Disk Drive to an Centos 6 System
Mon, Sep 23rd 2013 9:47a   Kenio Carvalho
I have several servers with Centos running Domino, Sametime etc. I need to setup Sametime Proxy just to use with IBM Connections and Mobile Devices. We are a small deployment but need more disk space to setup the Proxy on the same machine of the community server This command above show the hard drives installed # ls /dev/sd* /dev/sda /dev/sda1 /dev/sda2 After instal a new one i get this # ls /dev/sd* /dev/sda /dev/sda1 /dev/sda2 /dev/sdb dev/sdb is the new hard disk
SSO Connections and Domino
Fri, Sep 20th 2013 7:51a   Kenio Carvalho
A good document on how setup SSO between connections and other IBM products.
Personal names in Brazil and Domino Directory
Thu, Sep 19th 2013 9:11a   Kenio Carvalho
Here in Brazil we are known by first name. The Domino Directory only lists people using Last Name, First Name. I know is not a good idea to change Domino Directory but users are very confused to work with Last Name , First Name. So i change some views (column name) on the Domino Directory and change the person name order to First Name Last Name For reference you can read the article Personal names around the world People DisplayPersonName := @Trim(@Implode(@Trim(@Subset(FirstNa
Should Microsoft kill SharePoint?
Wed, Sep 18th 2013 7:26a   Kenio Carvalho
From my inbox today http://memeburn.com/2013/09/should-microsoft-kill-sharepoint-gartner/
A week within the Matrix
Mon, Sep 16th 2013 12:09p   Kenio Carvalho
The past week has been very productive and exciting. I worked with two engineers from RedPill which are very famous in the community of ICS and IBM also Champions. This week I was totally immersed in a process of modernization of Notes/Domino applications that really impressed everybody, as much as for the customer, which has one of the highest Notes/Domino installations in the world. The numbers are impressive, both in number of users, servers and applications. In a week we have created 200+
Homepage Search: Profiles server fails while creating the initial index
Tue, Sep 10th 2013 5:10a   Kenio Carvalho
When trying to create the initial index for Global Search from the Homepage server, the index update fails with an error. To prevent further problems with indexing, perform a search in the Profiles database for any null entries in the table EMPINST.EMPLOYEE. select * from EMPINST.EMPLOYEE where EMPINST.EMPLOYEE.PROF_DISPLAY_NAME is null If any entries are returned they must be updated with an entry in the display name column for the Profiles feature to index successfully. To prev
Recommendation to delete and recreate Notes Traveler account on BlackBerry 10 devices after upgrading Notes Traveler server to or later
Thu, Sep 5th 2013 5:17a   Kenio Carvalho
Notes Traveler users using BlackBerry 10 devices must delete and recreate their BlackBerry 10 Notes Traveler account on the device when the Notes Traveler server is upgraded from to or later to ensure maximum compatibility. NOTE: This is required only if the device had previously been connected to a Notes Traveler server. No action is required if setting up a new or later server or if connecting a new device to an existing server. The BlackBerry 10
Knowledge Collection: IBM WebSphere Portal Performance
Tue, Sep 3rd 2013 6:18p   Kenio Carvalho
How should I start tuning WebSphere portal Server for better performance ? This tuning guide provides details about the parameters that you can tune to improve portal performance. This guide serves as a very good starting point to start portal tuning process before production usage. Performance tuning guide for WebSphere portal on IBM i This document discusses additional performance tuning recommendations that is specific to running WebSphere Portal on the IBM i platform. The focus is more
Just in case you don´t have a graphical interface on linux
Fri, Aug 30th 2013 2:43p   Kenio Carvalho
Transfer files between machines is easy using Filezilla Client. But if you don´t have a graphical interface you need to know some commands. You can use sftp or ftp http://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/linux-unix-ftp-commands/
Configure fixed IP Centos
Fri, Aug 30th 2013 7:41a   Kenio Carvalho
I am configuring a Centos 6.3 box and need to setup a fixed IP. Above the steps ## Configure eth0 # # vi /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0 DEVICE="eth0" NM_CONTROLLED="yes" ONBOOT=yes HWADDR¤:BA:DB:37:F1:04 TYPE=Ethernet BOOTPROTO=static NAME="System eth0" UUID=5fb06bd0-0bb0-7ffb-45f1-d6edd65f3e03 IPADDR= NETMASK= ## Configure Default Gateway # # vi /etc/sysconfig/network NETWORKING=yes HOSTNAME=centos6 GATEWA
How to check the version of Java in Notes
Thu, Aug 29th 2013 4:00a   Kenio Carvalho
There are three options: OPTION 1: About IBM Lotus Notes -- In Notes, select Help -> About IBM Lotus Notes -- Click the "Configuration Details" button and look for the following line java.runtime.version=pwi3260sr12ifx-20121108_01 (SR12) OPTION 2: Issue "java -version" command -- In Command Prompt, navigate to jvmbin -- Issue the command java -version -- The output should appear as follows: java version "1.6.0" Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build pwi3260
Testing network services using telnet
Wed, Aug 28th 2013 4:00a   Kenio Carvalho
Information bellow from TN1437778 Many internet protocols are ascii based and can be accessed through a simple telnet connection. You may want to use telnet to troubleshoot many of these products so that you can remove a lot of the complexity. HTTP connections 1. Connect to the target server using telnet, specify the port for the web service. telnet serverName port 2. Once connected to the server type the following replacing the serverName with the website's internet address:
Highlighting important information related to File Server Roaming in Notes and Domino 8.5
Wed, Aug 21st 2013 12:29p   Kenio Carvalho
1. What is File Server roaming? 2. How does File server roaming differ from Domino server roaming? 3. How does an administrator configure ("upgrade") a user to roam using a file server? 4. How does an administrator "downgrade" a user from file server roaming? Each question is answered below: 1. What is File Server roaming? File server roaming is the ability to house a roaming user's files on a standard file server instead of a Domino server. This functionality has been reques
Customizing Display Name IBM Connections 4.x
Wed, Aug 14th 2013 9:14a   Kenio Carvalho
One of the most important part of the IBM Connections is the person profile. The full name of the person, in general, is stored on a corporate LDAP. Last week i am in charge to populate the profiles database with photos, and a lot of data from LDAP. The person attributes on the ldap , like SN, CN, Display name was in capital letters like FIRST NAME LAST NAME. We don´t want this kind of display names, The solution: Custon function before importing the users. Copy this function
Using Libraries in IBM Connections 4.5
Tue, Aug 6th 2013 6:41p   Kenio Carvalho
Using Libraries in IBM Connections 4.5
Cell phone in Brazil is a joke
Wed, Jul 17th 2013 8:52p   Kenio Carvalho
My company has a contract with TIM. I don't know if this company do in your country what it is doing here in Brazil. Eight days ago my cell phone and all phones of my company stop to working. Internet and voice. I can't call anyone, i was on the road, in another, state without a cell phone. The company TIM doesn't care about our situation and told that the time to solve the problem was 5 days. I am still without a cell phone. If you will travel to Brazil, do not buy nothin
Error on Suse 11 when install Cognos FixPack (Connections 4.5 project)
Wed, Jul 17th 2013 12:35p   Kenio Carvalho
When you are installing the FixPack for cognos 10.1 (connections 4.5 ) maybe you see the error above if you want to use the graphical interface. Reading archive information - /cognosfp1/linuxi38664h/setup.csp. Please wait... Warning: Missing charsets in String to FontSet conversion X Error of failed request: BadDrawable (invalid Pixmap or Window parameter) Major opcode of failed request: 14 (X_GetGeometry) Resource id in failed request: 0x2 Serial number of failed request: 3
Exceptional Web Experience 2013 - Video Series
Thu, Jun 13th 2013 8:08a   Kenio Carvalho
Experience the collective expertise shared at the 2013 Conference through this complimentary series of video recordings. Let these informative recordings be your educational starting point to help you deliver the promise of an exceptional web experience.
Notes web browser plug-in preferences uses HTTP instead of HTTPS
Mon, Jun 10th 2013 6:45a   Kenio Carvalho
If your iNotes server is not using SSL, add the following parameter to your notes.ini file: BrowserUseHTTPForiNotes=1 This information can be found in the Notes Domino wiki article Troubleshooting the Notes Browser Plug-in
TDI/Connections 4.5 Development Environment on Linux and import photos from LDAP Server to Connections
Sat, Jun 1st 2013 10:00a   Kenio Carvalho
I search for information on how to update the profiles photo from an ldap server. I found several information on how to use TDI to do a sort of imports on profiles. I wrote this article on Connections Wiki like a How To
Fundamentals of IBM Lotus Domino 8.5.x Application Development - New Class next week
Fri, May 31st 2013 9:31a   Kenio Carvalho
Next week, I will be the instructor for a class of new Domino Designers. They will start from the basics
Replacing Lotus Notes?
Wed, May 29th 2013 9:32a   Kenio Carvalho
See how migration works http://www.slideshare.net/ktree19/replacing-ltus-notes-heres-how-it-really-goes-down
Basic LDAP Filter Syntax and Operators
Tue, May 28th 2013 4:51p   Kenio Carvalho
LDAP filters consist of one or more criteria. If one than more criterion exist in one filter definition, they can be concatenated by logical AND or OR operators. AND Operation: (& (...K1...) (...K2...)) or with more than two criteria:(&(...K1...)(...K2...)(...K3...)(...K4...)) OR Operation: (| (...K1...)(...K2...)) or with more than two criteria:(|(...K1...)(...K2...)(...K3...)(...K4...)) Nested Operation: Every AND/OR operation can also be understood as a single criterion:
Resetting Administrator Password in Windows 2008
Mon, May 27th 2013 5:18p   Kenio Carvalho
I made some VM´s using Windows 2008 R2 one year ago. I forgot the admin password. I follow this steps to recover: Boot from the Micrsoft Windows Server 2008 DVD From the Install Windows menu, click “Next”. Select “Repair your computer” In the System Recovery Options, select the Operating System instance that you wish to repair and click “Next”. Select “Command Prompt”. The At the command prompt, run the following commands: c: cd windowssystem3
WebSphere Portal v8 Cumulative Fix 4 installation issues with WCM
Fri, May 17th 2013 5:24a   Kenio Carvalho
There are two known issues related to WCM with the CF4 installation for WebSphere Portal v8.0.0.1. 1.The CF4 installation fails if the Portal URI has been changed. 2. If you have disabled automatic syndication, it is re-enabled after CF4 installation completes. ssue #1 - The CF4 installation fails during the post-install-configure step "CONFIG-WP-PTF-CF" if you have changed the Portal URI to something other than the default /wps. The failure occurs during the sub-script 'run-wcm
Security vulnerability in Dojo for Portal versions 7.0.0.x and 8.0.
Thu, May 16th 2013 5:42a   Kenio Carvalho
Yesterday a costumer ask to update all servers because of this issue. A URL manipulation security vulnerability has been found in the dojo module for WebSphere Portal versions 7.0.0.x and 8.0. APAR PM64172 has been provided to address this issue. The apar is included in CF14 for WebSphere Portal v7.0.0.1 and v7.0.0.2, and is available as an interim fix for WebSphere Portal v8. This is a critical problem. When i simulate the attack i got the administrator password from security.xml http://w
Configuring Cognos Transformer on Linux x64 error
Tue, May 14th 2013 5:45a   Kenio Carvalho
When you run cogconfig.sh to modify Cognos Transfomer you get the error: 13/05/2013,14:04:46,Err,java.lang.UnsatisfiedLinkError: JCAM_Crypto_JNI (/opt/ibm/Cognos/bin/libJCAM_Crypto_JNI.so: wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS32), com.cognos.crconfig.CRConfigFrame.initDataManager(CRConfigFrame.java:685) The cause of this error was the JAVA_HOME pointing to the WebSphere JRE a 64 bit JRE. Solution: Install 32 JAVA on the machine and point the JAVA_HOME to the 32bit JRE
Removal of ST Links Support
Tue, May 7th 2013 5:00a   Kenio Carvalho
Support for Sametime integration with ST Links has been dropped in iNotes 9.0. For this release, only Sametime Web Client integration via a Sametime Proxy Server will be supported. This will be the default setting when a new Server Configuration doc is created. For the 9.0 release of iNotes, administrators will need to select "Sametime Web Client Integration" in the Server Configuration Doc and complete all additional fields with the appropriate information. This configuration change requires
Unable to login to any applications after installing IBM Connections 4.5.
Tue, Apr 30th 2013 4:00a   Kenio Carvalho
This error was throw CLFRQ0221E: Reference to directory services could not be retrieved. Take the following steps to resolve this issue: 1. Login to the ISC. 2. Navigate to Security -> Global Security -> Single sign-on (SSO). 3. If "Interoperability Mode" is enabled, then you must specify the case-sensitive default names of "LtpaToken" and "LtpaToken2" for the "LTPA V1 cookie name" and "LTPA V2 cookie name" fields respectively. 4. Synchronize the nodes & restart Conne
Attachment Size limitation for Traveler User
Tue, Apr 23rd 2013 4:15a   Kenio Carvalho
This setup must be done to avoid problems Change the Default request and PORT size limitations in the Domino http server to a value appropriate for your installation. These changes can be made using the Domino Admin client to change the following fields in the server document to a value more appropriate for your installation: First setting: Server document for the Traveler server-->Internet Protocols Tab-->HTTP Tab-->Http Protocol Limits section-->'Maximum Size of Request' f
IBM Named Worldwide Market Share Leader in Social Software for Fourth Consecutive Year
Mon, Apr 22nd 2013 9:41a   Kenio Carvalho
From my inbox IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that for the fourth consecutive year, IDC ranked IBM number one in worldwide market share for enterprise social software. Social networking adoption continues to soar as businesses look to transform their organization into a smarter enterprise that is capable of empowering a global workforce and transforming client experiences. According to IDC, the worldwide enterprise social market segment reached 1.0 billion in 2012, representing growth
Keep Your SSH Session Running when You Disconnect
Mon, Apr 22nd 2013 8:15a   Kenio Carvalho
I am installing several softwares this week remotely, from my home office. Keep the ssh session is a key for the success. Screen is like a window manager for your console. It will allow you to keep multiple terminal sessions running and easily switch between them. It also protects you from disconnection, because the screen session doesn’t end when you get disconnected A basic tutorial about screen you can read here Another configuration is to tell you ssh terminal to send keep aliv
Domino on Unix/Linux Start Script
Wed, Apr 17th 2013 6:54p   Kenio Carvalho
I use it for years, since my first Domino setup on Linux. Thanks Daniel Nashed . The script is here
Software withdrawal: Quickr for Domino , Quickr for WebSphere
Fri, Apr 12th 2013 1:35p   Kenio Carvalho
Software withdrawal: IBM Connections Content Edition, CEO Community Collaboration, CEO Enhanced Collaboration, Quickr for Domino , Quickr for WebSphere link
Apply iFixes LO74499 and to IBM Connections 4.5
Tue, Apr 2nd 2013 11:18a   Kenio Carvalho
iFix LO74499 is required for all IBM Connections 4.5 environments. Please download the iFix from Fix Central, then apply to the IBM Connections 4.5 server using the update installer. Use this link to download iFix LO74499 from Fix Central For details on how to apply interim fixes, please review the "Installing interim fixes" topic in the IBM Connections 4.5 documentation.
Getting Started withYour Web Experience
Wed, Mar 27th 2013 10:52a   Kenio Carvalho
Tutorials about WebSphere Portal and WCM "You've come to the right place to get started building your web experience. Since it takes many people, in different roles, all working together to make your website a reality, the hands-on tutorials are organized by user role and progress from novice level, Learn the Basics, to intermediate level, Beyond the Basics. You've found a guided path to launching an exceptional web experience. " http://infolib.lotus.com/resources/gs/portal8/
What needs to be installed on the Domino server to run the OpenSocial component?
Tue, Mar 26th 2013 5:53a   Kenio Carvalho
In addition to the existing (and familiar) IBM Domino server installation wizard, in order to supply OpenSocial features from a Domino server, you must run an additional IBM Domino Social Edition OpenSocial component 9.0 installer wizard for IBM Domino 9.0 Social Edition. See the following procedures for instructions specific to platform on running the additional installer. Windows Download and install the Domino 9.0 Social Edition server; or, if you have already installed it and it is runnin
Setup OpenVPN Centos 6.3
Mon, Mar 25th 2013 5:56p   Kenio Carvalho
I found a lot of documentation and this is my setup install the necessary packages #yum install gcc rpm-build autoconf.noarch zlib-devel pam-devel lzo lzo-devel openssl-devel automake imake pkgconfig gcc-c++ libcrypto.so.6 install openvpn #yum install openvpn Copy the files #cp -r /usr/share/doc/openvpn-2.1.3/easy-rsa/ /etc/openvpn/ Create the certificate. You’ll be asked to fill the field data, you can empty that with click enter repeatedly, but the one you

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