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Domino and Notes 9.0.1 feature pack 8 available for download
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Open Mic Webcast: Think Pink - The Future of IBM Connections - 07 March 2017
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Java 6 SE EOL April 2018 - What do you have to know about WebSphere Application Server
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IBM Connections Cloud: administrative partition released
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IBM Connections 5.5 , how to expand Wikis policy size
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How to: configure multiple IBM Verse account on Android devices
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Matteo Bisi
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IBM Connections 6.0 disponibile dal 28 Marzo 2017
Tue, Mar 14th 2017 6:37p   Matteo Bisi
IBM ha annunciato che la versione 6.0 di Connections sarà disponibile a partire dal 28 Marzo. Questa nuova versione di Connections conterrà diverse novità fra cui Nuova homepage Orient me che sarà basata sulla nuova tecnologia presente in Pink (docker container, node js, etc etc) e segnerà quindi l'inizio della transizione verso la versione 7.0Nuove APIDesktop file syncSupporto a IBM Cloud Object Storage (da approfondire quali saranno i benefici ! )Possibilità di usare community esiste
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ICON UK - Around the table :Lifetime IBM Champions review IBM Connect and give their opinions
Wed, Mar 8th 2017 11:05p   Matteo Bisi
Today starting 16 GMT there will be another interesting webcast organized by ICON UK with following best topic : Lifetime IBM Champions review IBM Connect and give their opinions. If you have missed IBM Connect 2017 and you needs a recap this will be a great occasion to hear the opinion from our 3 IBM lifetime IBM Champions: Gab Davis, Theo Heselmans e Julian Robineau ! This will be the complete agenda: What’s new in the world of IBM Collaboration?Topic of the Month - Lifetime IBM Champio
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Domino and Notes 9.0.1 feature pack 8 available for download
Tue, Mar 7th 2017 11:55p   Matteo Bisi
Today IBM has released over fixcentral the new feature pack 8 for Domino and Notes. Feature pack is the new fix-pack name that would put emphasis on new features insert instead the usual bug-fix available. The complete detail list will be probably published tomorrow, but this are some of the features inserted on FP8 Move views out of databases: move views out of databases into separate view index files (.NDX files),this feature is useful for large databases for smaller db size, faster backup
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Open Mic Webcast: Think Pink - The Future of IBM Connections - 07 March 2017
Wed, Mar 1st 2017 11:45p   Matteo Bisi
One of most important news during IBM Connect 2017 was IBM Connections Pink, ( probably Connections 7 ) build on new application stack (no more WAS,DB2,Oracle, etc) that will be easy to install because will be shipped with Docker , and should be fully customizable ... AWESOME ! If you missed IBM Connect and you want know more, don't miss the Webcast organized by IBM: Topic: Think Pink - The Future of IBM ConnectionsDate: Tuesday, March 7, 2017Time: 11:00 AM EST (16:00 UTC/GMT, UTC-5 hours
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Java 6 SE EOL April 2018 - What do you have to know about WebSphere Application Server
Tue, Feb 28th 2017 5:32p   Matteo Bisi
Yesterday I've read this article from Dave Hay (thanks) that was remind me the EOS of JAVA 6SE. The date is set to April 2018 for traditional WebSphere and September 2017 for WebSphere Liberty Profile. Others WAS version prior 8.5.5 will not have support of new JRE so must be dismissed to maintain System Security. Java 7 will not be the best migration path because have already set EOL to 2019. This is a table about Java supported version and WebSphere version For traditional WebSphere 8.5.
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IBM Connections Cloud: administrative partition released
Wed, Feb 15th 2017 5:02p   Matteo Bisi
During last days IBM has released a new administrative feature named partitions. After enabling partitions, an organizational Administrator can split the administration to local admin, eg based on org/country/city data contained inside the Domino Directory. To see partitions details see the following documentations (thanks Maurice Teeuwe ! ). Partitioning IBM Connections Cloud Administration from Maurice Teeuwe
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IBM Connections 5.5 , how to expand Wikis policy size
Thu, Feb 9th 2017 11:57p   Matteo Bisi
IBM Connections 5.5 like previous versions has several policies to limit and organize the space of Wikis, File library and other features. In this post I like to describe the steps needed to expand a Wiki policy size, this procedure isn't complicated but I think a blogpost about this could be helpfully for some rookies admins. Open a wsadmin prompt , and start Wikis administration execfile("wikisAdmin.py") now create a new policy named Wiki 2GB with 2GB size WikisPolicyService.add("Wik
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IBM Mail support for Microsoft Outlook 2.0.1 FP3 available for download
Mon, Feb 6th 2017 8:17a   Matteo Bisi
After few days until last upgrade, yesterday I've received from Live update service the new FP3 for IMSMO. This FP introduce some fixes and corrections and finally, the introduce the ability to save the account password. To find this new setting , go to Control Panel -> Mail -> email account setting double click on the IMSMO account, then after click nexdt you will be prompted for username and password, then you will be asked about the save: Read this page to get the complete
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IBM Mail support for Microsoft Outlook 2.0.1 FP2 available for download
Sun, Jan 29th 2017 11:59p   Matteo Bisi
IBM has published on fixcentral and Live Update service the new FP2 for IMSMO 2.0.1 . This release introduce a relevant number of fixes ( included also "alarms can re- trigger again after dismissing them " ) , improves the stability and introduce also some new debug parameters. If you are working on IBM Cloud you probably receive soon the alert of new release like the following after some clicks and next next finish you will able to easily update the client. This FP2 will introduce
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IBM Notes/Domino 9.0.1 Feature Pack 8 Preliminary Release Notice available
Fri, Jan 27th 2017 6:43p   Matteo Bisi
Today IBM has published the preliminary release notice of the first feature pack ever, that will be published soon after a long preliminary beta test. Some of the most announced features for 9.0.2 will be released like the following: Optionally Move Views outside of NSF for Increased data store in NSF. This feature is useful for large databases and provides the following benefits:- A smaller database file size, to avoid reaching the 64GB limitation.- Faster database backup and restore.- Bett
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IBM Connections 5.5 , CR2 upgrade mayfail if you have set multiple domain inside SSO configuration
Thu, Jan 26th 2017 6:21p   Matteo Bisi
Yesterday i was upgrading a Connections 5.5 CR1 to CR2 but first attempt has failed. After that i checked the IBM Installation manager logs and i saw the following lines at the end of the log file just before the upgrade Failed message - Set Single Sign-On domain to [[.domain1.com .domain1.net .domain2.com] [01/25/17 11:00:57] unexpected error occurred during install. ------------------------------------------------------------ Traceback (most recent call last): File "/opt/ibm/connection
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Webinar: Around the Table by ICON UK , Verse On-Premises and Verse extensibility with Scott Souder, Barry Rosen and more
Mon, Jan 23rd 2017 11:59p   Matteo Bisi
The ICON UK user group has started from some month to release interesting webinar about IBM Collaboration software. I found this kind Webinars well organized and with high relevant topics, so if you are involved in ICS I strongly suggest you to partecipate or at least to subscribe the ICON UK youtube channel to not miss the Webinar replays . This month Scott Souder and Barry Rosen has speach about Verse extensibility and Verse On-Premises but there was also several others arguments in the Tabl
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IBM Verse on premises released , some info and first impressions
Sat, Dec 31st 2016 1:09a   Matteo Bisi
Today IBM has released the brand new IBM Verse on premises (VOP) for Domino 9.0.1 so during the italian evening after the docs was released too I've removed beta3 from our servers and than I've installed and tested this new release. VOP should be considered the evolution of IBM Domino experiences for on premises environments. Entitlements VOP is included in the following Domino licences IBM Domino Enterprise client accessIBM Domino Messaging client accessIBM Domino Messaging and Collabora
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IBM Connections 5.5 CR2 , how to fix issue with rich content widget
Fri, Dec 30th 2016 12:35a   Matteo Bisi
If you have upgraded IBM Connections 5.5 to CR2 and you are getting issue with rich content widget (eg you are adding a youtube video, in draft the video is there when you save is gone) you are not alone .. the good news is IBM already have a fix right available using a PMR. You can use as reference LO90716. I've already installed that fix following the instructions related and the issue is gone ! To troubleshoot this issue I got a huge help because I'm usually following the Skype chat rel
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IBM Connect 2017 , session accepted ! 1420 BlueMix & Domino - Complementing SmartCloud
Thu, Dec 15th 2016 6:28p   Matteo Bisi
I've just received the confirmation mail from IBM Connect staff 2017 about the abstract submitted together my colleague Daniele Vistalli so we will be on Connect stage for second time !! We are really happy and exited to be in San Francisco and talk about how build a gateway with Bluemix&Docker&CrossWorlds between Domino on prem and everything ! IBM Connect 2017 will be in San Francisco February20-23 I hope to see you there !
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Introducing the 2017 IBM Champions for ICS!
Wed, Dec 14th 2016 6:58p   Matteo Bisi
Today IBM has announced the new IBM Champion ICS class for 2017 and I'm really happy and honored to be confirmed again ! That's amazing !! I like to thank IBM, Amanda & Libby our Managers for all help and support they give us during the year ! This year the group is extended to 123 peoples with a new IBM Champion lifetime that will be reveled during IBM Connect 2017. I like to spend a special greetings to my colleague Daniele Vistalli as IBM Champion rookie , well deserved ! Congrats
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IBM Mail support for Microsoft Outlook 2.0.1.1 available with new address lookup
Mon, Dec 12th 2016 11:09p   Matteo Bisi
During last days IBM has released over Live Update the new 2.0.1.1 version with some fixes and an interesting new functionality : users can now automatically look up names in their organization through the IBM Address Book Provider. Util this fix was released an LDAP server was required for this feature but now for the existing users the only step needed is delete and recreate the Mail profile and this is an incredible easy task to do because profiles for cloud users, could be created with the
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IBM Verse on premises will be available on 30 December 2016 !
Thu, Dec 8th 2016 12:16a   Matteo Bisi
Ed Brill has announced on Twitter the shipment of IBM Verse on Premises (VOP) for 30 December 2016 ! VOP entitlement will be available for Domino customers with an active maintenance and will be considered the natural evolution of Notes and iNotes experiences. This will be a great gift from IBM to the new years eve ;-)
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IBM Client Application access (ICAA) 1.0.1 Feature pack 1 released
Mon, Dec 5th 2016 5:24p   Matteo Bisi
IBM has released on fixcentral ICAA 1.0.1 Feature Pack 1 with some new features and bugfixes: ICAA now works with IBM mail support for Microsoft Outlook (IMSMO). IMSMO users can use ICAA to open applications from email messages or to open IMSMO from ICAA.Administrators can customize installation so that ICAA automatically installs and configures on machines without user interaction because the ITW file needed for Install shield tuner was released ( link ).Mac OS X Sierra 10.12 x86-64 support
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IBM has releaseased the new FP5 for Mail Support for Microsoft Outlook 2.0
Wed, Nov 23rd 2016 8:24a   Matteo Bisi
Last friday i've received a new upgrade for my IMSMO from IBM Smartcloud live updtate to 2.0 FP5 . After few days IBM has upgraded the related technote with the details of the fixes included inside this FP5: Component Reference # Description Client 253133 IMSMO_client installer error handling fixes Client 253364 Room finder should use display name rather than address in location and to field Client 253376 Timing issues during sync can cause multiple threads to sync at the s
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IBM traveler 9.0.1.15 released on fixcentral
Tue, Nov 15th 2016 6:28p   Matteo Bisi
IBM has released on fixcentral IBM traveler 9.0.1.15 with a huge number of fix and some important update like the drop of the device wipe of iOS 10.5 devices. this are the highlight introduced in this release Database schema updates to improve data integrity.Tablerepair tell command to support the above schema updates. A warning message will be displayed at startup if any of the schema updates were not applied with instructions to run the tablerepair command. The server will continue to funct
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Open Mic WebCast on "SmartCloud Journaling " on 17th Nov 2016
Mon, Nov 14th 2016 11:52p   Matteo Bisi
One of the principal differences between on prem and cloud environments is about logs: where are the logs?in wich way i can read the logs?what is logged and what is not?this are some of the common questions i got from new customers and following this webinar on 17th November 11:30 AM IST (6:00 AM GMT) you will get this and many more response about enable SmartCloud Journaling and how to use that in correct way. Here at this page you can get all details about the webcast included the slides al
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Open Mic Webcast: IBM Sametime - Migrating from On-Prem to Cloud - 16 November 2016
Thu, Nov 10th 2016 11:15p   Matteo Bisi
Another interesting webcast organized by IBM support about migrating from your Sametime on-prem environment to the Cloud. Below you can find the webcast details: Topic: IBM Sametime - Migrating from On-Prem to CloudDate: Wednesday, November 16, 2016Time: 11:00 AM EST (16:00 UTC/GMT, UTC-5 hours) for 60 minuteshttps://apps.na.collabserv.com/meetings/join?id=2897-4178 eMeeting password: webcast At this link you can find all details and the day of the Webcast you will able to find also the slides
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IBM Connections 5.5 CR2 available for download
Wed, Nov 9th 2016 7:05p   Matteo Bisi
IBM has released on fixcentral the new CR2 for Connections 5.5. Here at this link you can find the huge fixlist available inside this CR2 here at this link you will find the links to all parts needed like : CR2, databases upgrade schema (upgrade required for Activities, Files, Homepage, Mobile, and Wikis9upgrade link for sonata services and Survey 8.5/8.6, upgrade link for Filenet and CCM, upgrade required for Ephox editors to 3.0.1.195. The suggested version of Websphere was upgradet to 8.5
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Webcast TLCC , Team Studio - IBM Presents The IBM Notes and Domino roadmap - replay and slides available
Fri, Nov 4th 2016 6:17p   Matteo Bisi
Yesterday TLCC and Team studio has organized another great webinar with IBMer Barry Rosen Uffe Sorensen Martin Donnelly titled "IBM Presents the IBM Notes and Domino Roadmap". Webinar themes was IBM Verse cloud and on prem, the future of Domino and Notes and the roadmap of new features that will be released during next month. If you are a customer or an IBM BP and you have missed the webinar you have to see the replay or at least read the slides ! Here you have the replay of the webcast
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Open Mic Webcast: IBM SmartCloud Notes - ID Vault and User IDs - 09 November 2016
Fri, Nov 4th 2016 5:35p   Matteo Bisi
IBM support has organized another nice webcast next 9th November 11:00 AM EST about ID Vault and User IDs in Smartcloud Notes environment. Personally i love this kind of webcast well organized and with a nice Q&A opportunity at the end . Reding this page you can find all info needed to attend and to not miss any of this Webinar follow the IBM Ics support twitter account.
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IBM Sametime Connect 9.0.1 new build available via Live Update
Wed, Nov 2nd 2016 6:53p   Matteo Bisi
Today i've received from live update service a new build of Sametime Connect with the following 2 new fixes : To be able to use and receive automatically any new buld you have to go to settings -> Preferences -> Live Update and tourn on the service
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How to (easly) extend Watson Workspace using IFTTT
Tue, Nov 1st 2016 12:27a   Matteo Bisi
During IBM Word of Watson IBM has annoounced Watson Workspace with 2 build-in integration. When you go on a Space properties you can see 2 apps ( more is coming and you can also extend the list using API) With Slack integration you can add a Slack Channel inside a WW space and vice versa so users from both world can communicate. Adding IFTTT to a space you can add a custom recipe from IFTTT site building you own advanced actions (see here to see some details about the site). IFTTT means if
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New domino directory template released dor Domino 9.0.1 on IBM fixentral with new holiday duments and policy settings for Traveler and IMSMO
Sat, Oct 29th 2016 8:31a   Matteo Bisi
IBM has release on fixcentral , a new domino directory template (pubnames.ntf) with some interesting new features: Holiday documents that have been extended another 10 years through 2026 or 2027 depending on the holiday.New Traveler policy SettingNew IBM mail support for Microsoft Outlook policy settingThe new traveler policy allows admin to turn off devices password in IBM Connections cloud hybrid environment (read here for details), new IMSMO introduce some new meetings policy settings (her
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Watson Workspace announced ! Cognitive era has joined social biz !
Wed, Oct 26th 2016 5:42p   Matteo Bisi
Starting from 24th October to 27th October there is IBM World of Watson in Las Vegas and IBM is is making some great announcements like Bluemix and Softlayer as unified Cloud platform and announcement inside the Watson at work family like IBM Watson Work Services and IBM Watson Workspace. Watson Workspace will be the first "ICS sotware" released using the Watson services API to provide cognitive capabilities inside collaboration software. As you can see in the sreenshot below taken from
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IBM Mail support for Microsoft Outlook 2 fp3 available with a couple of fixes and new search feature!
Tue, Oct 25th 2016 7:43p   Matteo Bisi
IBM has released on fixcentral Mail Support for Outlook 2FP3 and iNotes FP7 IF2 IMSMO 2.0 FP3 IMSMO 2 FP3 introduce a lot of fix and enanchement that will introduce a better reliability and functionality for the MSOutlook users with some fixes dedicatet for cloud users. This FP 3 introduce also a new search feature named Get Verse Results that allow users to retreive mail older than 30 days directly from IBM Verse . At this page . you can find the complete fixlist At this page the wiki ar
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IBM Webcast: Common Issues on IBM Traveler Push Notification - 19 October 2016
Thu, Oct 13th 2016 1:52p   Matteo Bisi
IBM has announced another interesting webcast managed by IBM Support about common issue for Traveler and Push notification. The event is planned 19th October 2016 11:00 AM EDT. Here at this page you will be able to find all details including slides presented (usually attached the day of the webinar). The easiest way to not miss any of this webinar and all events related ICS community is to follow this link to the event section of the IBM Social Business User Community , register yourself an
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Actions required: IBM Traveler on prem, SSL config required from 1 Jan 2017
Wed, Oct 12th 2016 6:10p   Matteo Bisi
IBM has published a technote for new required SSL configurations requirements to be implemented before 1 Jan 2017 to be able to use IBM Verse mobile app over onprem servers. Server must be configured for HTTPSThe server certificate must not be expired or invalidServer certificate CN or SAN must contain the hostname used by mobile apps or must be a wildcard of same domainConnections must be negotiated in TLS 1.2The server certificate must be trusted by mobile apps and either the CA must be tr
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Webinar: IBM Champion information sessions , all you need to know about program and nominee rules
Mon, Oct 10th 2016 6:41p   Matteo Bisi
Today Tuesday, October 11, 2016 10:45 am Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00) we will have the opportunity to ear a webinar hosted by Libby Ingrassia (IBMer, Champion program Manager) and the only 2 lifetime IBM Champions, Theo Hesselmans and Gabriella Davis about IBM Champion program to ear all you need to know to be one of the next IBM Champions or to build a great nominee to someone that deserve that opportunity ! To join the webinar, click here to join the IBM Social Business User
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IBM Champion 2017 , nominees opened
Sat, Oct 8th 2016 11:41a   Matteo Bisi
Hello , IBM has opened the IBM Champions nominee 2017 for IBM AnalyticsIBM Cloud, Including IBM MiddlewareIBM Collaboration SolutionsIBM Power Systems From this nice Libby's blogpost the IBM Champion difinition: Who are IBM Champions? IBM Champions are not IBMers. Instead, they are customers, business partners, developers, and consultants who are being recognized by IBM both for their knowledge and for extraordinary contributions to our communities. IBM Champions are experts in their fields
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TLCC Webinar : IBM Presents the IBM Notes & Domino Roadmap
Mon, Oct 3rd 2016 6:53p   Matteo Bisi
During September IBM has announced the extension of Domino/Notes 9 support at least to 2021 and some others interesting news you have already read for sure on tons of blogpost . If you still have doubt or questions, save November 3rd - 10:30 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. Eastern U.S. time on your calendar because TLCC will host a webinar with Uffe Sorensen and Barry Rosen , where you will get the last updated roadmap news and at the end you will be able to interact in Q&A time. Don't miss this w
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New sametime client released - fix for super small chat text on Surface Pro 4 included
Fri, Sep 30th 2016 8:43a   Matteo Bisi
I just received with automatic update a new release of Sametime Client connect client this is the 2 fix contained on this update To receive automatically this fix from IBM Cloud server you have to be enabled the live update from Settings -> Tools -> Enable / Disable live update
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Some personal considerations after ICONUK 2016 and IBM Social Enterprise Executive Exchange
Wed, Sep 28th 2016 8:06p   Matteo Bisi
This month starting from 16th until 21th i was able to attend 2 different events, first IconUK in London, a user group event and then Social Enterprise Executive Exchange in Venice organized by IBM . This 2 events was different with different kind of attendees but both was focused about IBM social collaboration software in different declination and now, after some days I like to share my opinion about our movement: I'm Happy! First of all our community , we are amazing! I'm an IBM Champio
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How to: Install WAS9 Http9, Plugin 9 and configure WebSphere cell inside a docker images - iconuk 2016
Sat, Sep 24th 2016 12:18p   Matteo Bisi
During my session in IconUK we have made an interesting live demo where we showed also the live build of an Websphere 9 image with the WebSphere cell configuration. I've uploaded the docker file and all response file used on my github account here https://github.com/matteobisi/docker/tree/master/was9 As you can see we have build our images starting from Ubuntu 16.04, the nice news isboth Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Docker are supported Feel free to comment the post , or contact me over skype or twi
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My slides from my iconuk 2016 session
Fri, Sep 16th 2016 9:56a   Matteo Bisi
This morning i had the honor to take a session during ICONUK 2016 together with my friend amico Andrea Fontana about Docker and IBM collaboration software. At the end of the session we did a live session while we was showing a complete build of Was 9.0 images and we showed a complete Wesbphere Portal CF11 running inside a container with his http server. During next days i will release too some of the dockerfiles on my git hub account , stay tuned. docker : how to deploy Digital Experienc
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ICONUK, some news about IBM Verse on prem
Fri, Sep 16th 2016 9:41a   Matteo Bisi
This morning i followed another great session from IBMer Barry Rosen. Verse on prem (VOP) will be available as gold image during next December VOP will be available as zip file to download, and the setup will be very simple , so you will have to copy someting over domino file system and start it ! Obviously some configuration to the IBM Connections parts involved should be done to inside some properties. VOP is thinked to be easy to setup and mantain .. can't wait to see it live! To have a
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Icon uk domino's roadmaps
Thu, Sep 15th 2016 7:45p   Matteo Bisi
Hello all, i'm in London for ICON UK and i'm looking the roadmap sessions from Uffe and Barry. They just confirm the news about extend domino support ungtil 2021 and they are saying also another things : from here we will have fixed delivery date of new sodtware and reached the day we was declared we will ship it.... amazing! Verse on prem will be available starting from November 18th VOP will be included in following entitlement Ceo plus Messaging or enterprise Cal / pvu Messaging collabo
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IBM Domino and IBM Notes 9.0.1 , today was a good day ! Support extendet at least to 2021 and new FP7 released.
Tue, Sep 13th 2016 6:07p   Matteo Bisi
Today was a good day for IBM Domino and Notes, because IBM has announced the extension of support at least to 9 Sept 2021 and also they will continue to develop new features though the brand new Feature pack. About this topics you can read a lot of blog post like this one from Roberto and this one from Paul. IBM later on the day have released the new Fixpack 7 for 9.01 on fixcentral that will entroduce a lot of new fixes and also new functionality like Xenserver 7.7 support and new SSL encryp
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How to: websphere liberty profile and ssl trusted store
Mon, Sep 12th 2016 6:36p   Matteo Bisi
Today i was exposing a java application running on websphere liberty profile through a reverse proxy but the applications wasn't working properly. From the browser debug tool I saw some errors 500 with the following headers errors: com.ibm.jsse2.util.j: PKIX path building failed: java.security.cert.CertPathBuilderException: PKIXCertPathBuilderImpl could not build a valid CertPath.; internal cause is: java.security.cert.CertPathValidatorException: The certificate issued by CN=GeoTrust Global
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IBM Websphere Portal 8.5 CF12 available for download
Sat, Sep 10th 2016 7:01p   Matteo Bisi
IBM has released on fixcentral the brand new CF12 for Websphere Portal 8.5.5 that include 76 fix with was 9.0 enablement below you can read the complete fixlist at this page you can find all detail about all CF released for Webphere Portal. APAR Abstract PI64037 COMBINED WP & WCM V8.5.0.0 CUMULATIVE FIX 12 PI29409 TAG URLCMPNT ON STANDALONE MODE DUPLICATES VIRTUAL PORTAL CONTEXT PI45780 IMPROVE THE INTERNAL MANAGEMENT OF WCM SESSIONINFO OBJECTS TO PREVENT UNNECESSARY FROM BEING
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IBM Domino 9.0.1.14 available for download
Wed, Sep 7th 2016 7:00p   Matteo Bisi
Ibm has released on fixcentral the new FP 9.0.1.14 , that will be mandatory for linux 64 BIT when you upgrade to Domino 9.0.1 fp7 and beyond. this are the new fixes introduced by this release APAR # Abstract LO89934 Meeting chair may get multiple response notices from invitee who is using Apple native calendar application. LO90090 Verbose flag missing from HADR command help display. LO90109 Domino API change in 9.0.1 FP7 could cause a server crash on Linux x64 if running IBM Traveler s
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IBM Mail Onboarding Manager 2.0.16224 available
Wed, Aug 31st 2016 6:33p   Matteo Bisi
IBM has relased the new mom release 2.0.16224 with 2 big new features: 1) In a service-only environment, the Mail Onboarding Manager now supports migrating mail data in two different ways: From a 2010 or 2013 Microsoft Exchange server. Mail data is migrated from a Microsoft Exchange server to a Domino server in the cloud. The data is then converted to an .nsf file for account provisioning. For information see Migrating mail using the Mail Onboarding Manager. From an on-premis
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IBM Sametime desktop client build 9.0.1.20160731-1340 available
Wed, Aug 24th 2016 7:20a   Matteo Bisi
Today IBM release a new Sametime desktop client build over live update service (I'm on CE datacenter). This new client is also available for download on account settings -> download and setup ->View chat options) . This are the issue addressed on this build: Live update should be activated clicking on Settings -> tools -> enable , disable live update. . Live update is not available for Sametime Embedded client for Notes.
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How monitor the usage ,the status and adoption of IBM Connections ? Panagenda Connections Expert
Tue, Aug 23rd 2016 7:26a   Matteo Bisi
When you are working with IBM Conenctions probably you will be asked to monitor the usage, the status and the adoption of the environment. Panagenda during the last few months has released a new product named Connections Expert that could fit this requests. Connections Expert is released with 2 license named basic (free of charge!) and professional, is build as virtual machine appliance and is based on following components: Ubuntu 12.04 LTSTomcat 8 Application Server NodeJS 6 Application Serve
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IBM Traveler 9.0.1.13 available on fixcentral
Wed, Aug 17th 2016 6:37p   Matteo Bisi
IBM has released on fixcentral the new cumulative IBM Traveler 9.0.1.13 with the following new fixes: > LO89772 - Multiple replies sent to meeting chair from invitee using Apple Native Calendar> LO82881 - Domino server may crash if $NTTrack field is corrupted.> LO89471 - Traveler invitee status may be incorrect if using mixed case Internet addresses.> LO89606 - Number of recipients limited to 100 when sending mail from a mobile device.> LO89745 - Traveler server enters constrain
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Ephox editor and application.conf in custom path
Tue, Aug 16th 2016 6:56a   Matteo Bisi
One of steps required configuring Ephox editors is create an application.conf file that must be placed in one of following path depending on the OS linux /opt/ephox/application.conf windows WAS_INSTALLATION_DRIVE:optephoxapplication.conf Some weeks ago i was working on customer with an organization policy that enforce a different path for disk mount so i supposed to not use /opt/ephox/ path then i found a workaround using generic JVM argument where you can provide the right config for you
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IBM Connections cloud Notes hybrid config, actions required (ip address updates)
Mon, Aug 1st 2016 9:31a   Matteo Bisi
There is a new ip address update required for customers on CE datacenter before 22th August 2016 for NRPC and SMTP protocol that must be done to avoid issue and services downtime.If you have configured firewall security policy for Cloud connections please contact you IBM BP or write an email to support@collabserv.com to obtain new PDF updated on 8th July 2016 that will contains all ip address range included AKAMAI's range for web protocols.
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IBM Connections upgrade: how fix CLFWZ0029E: A maximum of 40 widgets can be added.
Fri, Jul 29th 2016 1:00p   Matteo Bisi
In these days I'm working on IBM Connections upgrade from 4.5 to 5.5 and after the setup of the upgraded environment i was getting a repeating error on systeout like following that was very noisy on the log: 0000019c WidgetInfoSer E com.ibm.lconn. widgets.service.WidgetInfoService$1 worker CLFWZ0029E: A maximum of 40 widgets can be added. Thie errors occourred because IBM Connections 5.5 have a limit of 40 widget for community, tu fix this erorrs you can add to Lotu
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IBM Connections 5.5 , Ephox editors 3.0.1.191 released
Fri, Jul 29th 2016 8:30a   Matteo Bisi
Ephox editors are included inside IBM Connections 5.5 entitlements and in my opinion are a great features to install and use. Some days ago IBM has released on IBM Fixcentral a new build 3.0.1.191 that include some new features (like Microsoft Edge support ) and bug fixes: New Features Images uploaded by EditLive! in Forums are now uploaded to the Forums storage rather than to Files.Integration of Textbox.io into Connections.Java 8 support for EditLiveImage upload failures now display more m
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Reminder: Monthly Community Meeting - Every 3rd Thursday every month 21 July 2016
Wed, Jul 20th 2016 6:10p   Matteo Bisi
Later today (10 ET) we will have the new monthly community meeting like every 3rd Thursday every month! This will be the topic covered this month "Join Ken Krause as he talks about Box and IBM Connections.He'll cover topics such as: how Box integrates with Connections Why would you use Box instead of Files? Can Box and Files coexist? What are the advantages/disadvantages of either one? Best practices around using Box in Connections. " This community webcast are free and with a lot of nice
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IBM Connections 5.5 : how to expand maximum file size from default
Wed, Jul 20th 2016 6:25a   Matteo Bisi
In past I already wrote a post about this topic for Connections 5.0 . but I saw that steps are not enough for IBM Connections 5.5 because now we had 2 directive to change. If you have to expand the size from 512MB to 1GB follow these steps: open a wsadmin prompt and make a files config checkoutedit this value edit this vale checkin of files config upgrade version stamp of the environment restart Files Applicationthat's it ! P.s best practice say to not set files bigger than 2GB and do
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IBM Traveler 9.0.1.12 available for download
Wed, Jul 13th 2016 4:50p   Matteo Bisi
IBM has released on fixcentral Traveler 9.0.1.12 with the following APAR: APAR #AbstractLO87689Invitee status not updated on Mobile device when external invitee responds.LO88807Add the immediately remove invitee from invite on mobile device may not remove the invitee.LO88916Invitee status not updated on Outlook client when external invitee responds.LO88950Event still appears ghosted on mobile device after process an info update from ghosted entry.LO89057Upgrade install technology to prevent MS
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Webinar: What's new in ICS computing by ICONUK
Wed, Jul 6th 2016 8:24a   Matteo Bisi
Today i knew about a great initiative made by the ICONUK team: Thursday, 14 July 2016 from 15:00 to 16:00 they will host a Webinar with title "What's new in ICS" The webinar will talk about IBM Verse, Conenctions cloud and more and will be hosted together with 2 IBMer , Chris Moore and Leon Beckett . During the webinar there will be also a "Topic of the month" hosted by the venerable IBM Champion Steve McDonaugh that will talk about "The Internet of Things talking to IBM Connections Clou
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IBM Docs 2.0 CR1 available for download
Fri, Jul 1st 2016 4:10a   Matteo Bisi
IBM has released on fixcentral IBM Docs 2.0 CR1 that include all IF released before (from IF1 to IF5) and include the following new features: Integration New profile API is extended to show more user information in third-party integration. The administrator can disable downloading and printing files from a Docs editor by changing configuration settings.Documents editor Now you can quickly insert an image by dragging it from your local file system and dropping it into a document. You can set t
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IBM mail support for Microsoft Outlook, V2.0 available for download
Tue, Jun 28th 2016 4:18p   Matteo Bisi
A new era is come :-) IBM Mail support for Microsoft Outlook (the software formerly Known As IBM Project Hawthorn ) is available for download ! At this page you can found the announcement letter with more info like the following : MailComposeSend/Receive messagesDraft syncQuota indicatorSummary syncFolder supportNotes encryptionCalendarFreebusy lookupRoom finderContactsClient-wide featuresSearchAutomatic client updatesAutomatic send and or receive on network connectionOffline supportOut of t
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IBM Client application access 1.0.1 available for download
Sun, Jun 26th 2016 5:35a   Matteo Bisi
Some weeks ago IBM has released the new IBM Client application access 1.0.1 with some interesting new features: An improved user experience. ICAA now runs as a stand-alone application on both Mac OS and Microsoft Windows. Previously, ICAA on Windows ran in a browserSupport for @commandsImproved integration with IBM Verse by offering a look and feel consistent with VerseICAA can now co-exist with IBM Notes® 9.0 or 9.0.1. When you install ICAA and Notes is already installed, Notes stays on your
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IBM Connections search, some wsadmin commands
Sat, Jun 18th 2016 10:15a   Matteo Bisi
Inside IBM Connections search is one of the most important task because is needed to maintain our environments healthy and easy to use for our users. IBM has developed a lot of commands troug wsadmin console to maintain and administer this task I like to share some useful command I've saved in my personal note. All of this command (and many more) are available reading the official IBM wikis. Wsadmin shell All advanced administration task inside IBM Connections is available inside wsadmin sh
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IBM Connections V5.5 Tuning guide available
Sat, Jun 11th 2016 8:42a   Matteo Bisi
IBM has published the updated version of the Tuning Guide for IBM Connections 5.5 ! You can find the pdf here as attachement . This white paper provides recommendations for performance tuning of IBM® Connections 5.5 based on the experience of the IBM® Collaboration Solutions Performance team, so i strong reccomand an accurate reading .
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IBM Connections : how extend metrics data retention from the default value
Fri, Jun 10th 2016 9:53a   Matteo Bisi
IBM Connections metrics default data retention is 12 month that couldn't fit all kind of customers If you need to have a longest retention inside metrics database, you have modify the value inside the configurations. Open a wsadmin prompt cd /opt/ibm/WebSphere/AppServer/profiles/Dmgr01/bin./wsadmin.sh -lang jython -user waslocal -password passwordand then make a metrics checkout config execfile("metricsAdmin.py")MetricsConfigService.checkOutConfig("/opt/ibm/tmp","connectionsCell01")no
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How to: some openssl command to convert ssl certificates
Thu, Jun 9th 2016 7:27p   Matteo Bisi
During last days I've reorganized our certificate SSL archive so i like to post some of openssl commands that maybe could be helpful to someone else:openssl command to view info and expiring date of crt file openssl x509 -in certificate.crt -text -noout openssl command to view a info about a p12 file openssl pkcs12 -info -in keysha2.p12 openssl commad to extract crt and key from p12 openssl pkcs12 -in path.p12 -out newfile.crt.pem -clcerts -nokeysopenssl pkcs12 -in path.p12 -out newfile.k
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IBM Social Connections 10 today is the day
Mon, Jun 6th 2016 8:51a   Matteo Bisi
Today will start the Social Connections 10 in Toronto, the biggest and more important user group event dedicated to IBM Connections and social themes. If you are not there like me, you can follow the event using a direct streaming available at this page, or you can follow the official hastag #soccnx on twitter. Congrats in advance to the Social Connections team and a big hug to all friends in Toronto , Enjoy the conference !
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How To: Customize IBM Forms experience builder login page using IBM Http server
Fri, May 27th 2016 6:52p   Matteo Bisi
During last days one of my customer want to place a standard login forms on all web products and IBM Forms was one of those. Forms doesn't have an easy way to customize the look and feel so I've decided to use the IBM Http Server to expose a different custom CSS file of the login page instead the standard one. IBM Http server >= 8.5.5 FP1If you have at least IHS 8.5.5 FP1 you can use the following directive SetEnvIf Request_URI ^/forms/open/8.6.2.612/freedom/css/application_login.cs
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Overview of known issues affecting users after upgrading to Verse 9.4 for Android
Thu, May 26th 2016 4:03a   Matteo Bisi
Today IBM has just released a new IBM Verse mobile 9.4.0.1 that should fix any upgrade issue but if you have encountered any sync issue with the upgrade to 9.4 (available until yesterday) that shroud be considered a know issue . All detail available reading this technote
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Comparison tables of features between IBM Notes, IBM iNotes & IBM SmartCloud Notes web
Wed, May 25th 2016 4:45p   Matteo Bisi
Sometimes it you can have a user with a question like " i'm on webmail where is the button to do this features? I remember to have that functionality somewhere... " Sincerely after a lot of years and now with an on premise and cloud version with different features i need an help to remember where you can do a things and were you can not but this morning I've found this nice IBM technote with a matrix with all features compared between Notes 8.5.3/9.0.1 iNotes and Smartcloud Notes and Smar
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Webinar - Ask the Experts Q&A: Traveler and Verse mobile with SmartCloud Notes - 25 May 2016
Sat, May 21st 2016 10:35a   Matteo Bisi
Another nice webcast will be organized during next week by IBM support about IBM Verse mobile and IBM Traveler. when: 25 May 2016 time: 11 am (UTC-4 hours) link: https://apps.na.collabserv.com/meetings/join?id=2897-4178 (emeeting pw webcast) Following this link you can found the ics file of the meeting to have an easy import inside your calendar, phone numbers and during the day of the meeting will be published first the slides and later the Q&A.
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IBM Traveler 9.0.1.11 available for download
Wed, May 18th 2016 7:59p   Matteo Bisi
IBM has released on fixcentral a new update for Traveler raise up now to 9.0.1.11. This release will introduce the following APAR : APAR # Abstract LO85585 Throttle database connections for increased performance. LO86909 Ghost initial invitations to devices using ActiveSync protocol. LO88168 Ghosted invitation not removed from mobile device when declined from iNotes. LO88210 Verse application on iOS receives push notification after edit mail on device. LO88234 Edit of repeating eve
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IBM Smarcloud : pay attention on smtp routing to your internal server ( CE datacenter )
Wed, May 18th 2016 7:49p   Matteo Bisi
During the current day some IBM smtp servers of European datacenter has start to delivery mail from smtp1.ce.collabserv.com instead the usual smtp.ce.collabserv.com If you have set your smartcloud environment to route the mail for external domain to an SMTP server and you have enforced the check of the FQDN (like i did in this previous blogpost) you have to add also smtp1.ce.collabserv.com or you can extend the SMTP security to the domain ce.collabserv.com .
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IBM Connections 5.5 CR1 and Docs 2.0 IF005 available for download
Mon, May 16th 2016 11:46a   Matteo Bisi
IBM has just released on fixcentral IBM Connections 5.5 CR1 that implement a huge numer of fix that you could read at this page. Last Friday IBM has also released the if005 for docs 2.0 and you could read all detail about fix included reading this technote.
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IBM Domino and IBM Notes 9.0.1 FP6 available for download
Thu, May 12th 2016 4:32p   Matteo Bisi
IBM has released on fixcentral the brand new FP6 for Domino&Notes 9.0.1 Below you can find the preliminary fixlist published on this page. I will make another post if and when I'll now about any relevant new features in this relase. Client DSCK9TUNDR (LO87200) - Fixes Notes Windows Client issue: No more handles java/lang/OutOfMemoryError when in High Res mode. This is a regression in FP4. JFCG9J3USJ (LO79962) - Fixes Notes crash when a delivery failure notice is resent. MBLTA4SEFK (LO795
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IBM Sametime 9.0.1 available, webcast available 25 May 2016
Tue, May 3rd 2016 8:21p   Matteo Bisi
IBM will release soon today a new IBM Sametime code freeze that will be named 9.0.1 . To be updated about new features and license entitlement you can follow a webcast at the end of May. URL: https://apps.na.collabserv.com/meetings/join?id=2897-4178 When: 25 Maggio 2016 Time: 17-18 (Italian time) At the end of the session there will be a Q&A that will be posted together the slides inside this technote. Here the announcement letter with the availability planned for today and some des
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Breaking news: IBM Sametime AV 1 to 1 available on IBM Connections Cloud !
Sun, Apr 3rd 2016 9:37a   Matteo Bisi
After the mainenace scheduled this weekend IBM has made available and update for IBM Sametime connect and IBM Sametime embedded client with 8 fixes including the enablement of audio video call, available now for 1 to 1 !!! We have already tried the call between laptop and laptop to iPad mini and works great ! The update win and mac will be downloaded through Live Update so will be downloaded authomatically and users will get a pop-up when download will be ready . Below the screenshot taken fr
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IBM Verse offline , features differences between offline and online
Wed, Mar 30th 2016 2:49a   Matteo Bisi
Yesterday we was talking about Verse offline and attachments with some friends and after a mail to IBM support I've obtained this SPR # PANNA85N45 and APAR LO88356, which is entitled: "Enhancement: Verse offline should support attachments". IBM Verse for now is not supporting attachments offline and this are the differences between online and offline: Attachments and images are not available for messages stored offline, but each email will indicate that attachments were part of the original
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IBM Sametime 9 Rich Client Cumulative hotfix for March 2016 available
Sat, Mar 26th 2016 12:05p   Matteo Bisi
During last weeks IBM has relased on fixcentral a new cumulative fixpack for IBM Sametime connect with this new issue addressedd: Performance improvement for bizcardImages lazy load in Sametime Chat window and Chat History windowFix for a potential audio quality issue with built-in microphone/speaker on Mac1x1 file transfer: auto switch from p2p to server based mode when both policies are allowed and p2p is not working between the two users Following this link you can check the complete fix list




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