Social Connections V in Zurich - I'm speaking
Wed, Jun 12th 2013 12:50a Mikkel Heisterberg I will be giving a condensed version of my An Introduction To Working With the Activity Stream presentation at the upcoiming Social Connections V event in Zurich on 28 June. I'll be in the development track (surprise, surprise) at 11:20. As I only have 30 minutes the session will be highly condensed but the full presentation with all the examples will still be available to get you up to speed.
Hope to see you there. [read] Keywords: connections
IBM SmartCloud - credit where credit is due
Mon, Jun 10th 2013 3:09a Mikkel Heisterberg On Friday I blogged about the changes that occured on IBM SmartCloud over the weekend (SmartCloud getting an overhaul this weekend with changes that is looooong overdue) and how I was waiting for IBM to add proper Sametime support in SmartCloud meaning Sametime Proxy, Sametime webchat and Sametime app support. As it turns out these capabilities are available just not visible in the dashboard or otherwise readily obvious. So I will give IBM credit for adding it but why didn't I know?! Anyways - [read] Keywords: ibm
System user in IBM Connections activity stream needs to change
Thu, Jun 6th 2013 1:58a Mikkel Heisterberg The other day I noticed an event in my activity stream for an activity that is about to be auto completed due to inactivity as shown in the screenshot below. There was no profile picture for this user so my first comment as "Hmmmmmm...." as all users posting to the activity stream in Connections must be in Profiles and hence would have a profile picture (in our environment).
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Authentication vs. Authorization
Wed, May 8th 2013 7:39a Mikkel Heisterberg When ever I talk to customers and partners about single-sign-on (SSO) and the concepts of "authentication" I'm quite often baffled by the level of misunderstanding, misconception and lack of knowledge about just how "authentication" works. Now the reason I put "authentication" is quotes is that when we talk about authentication it's really not just authentication we're talking about. When we talk about confirming the identity of a user and confirming that the user is allowed to access a [read] Keywords: acl
Websphere Application Server WIM LDAP adapter log trace
Thu, May 2nd 2013 12:50a Mikkel Heisterberg When debugging LDAP login issues for Websphere Application Server (WAS) you're actually debugging the WIM (Websphere Identity Manager) part of WAS. The actual login piece is part of the adapters (database, ldap, file) which is the repository specific piece that WIM delegate the actual authentication to. The best debug string to use is "com.ibm.ws.wim.adapter.ldap.*=finest" as it limits the debugging to the LDAP piece of WIM. [read] Keywords: ibm