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Wed, May 10th 2017 10
| Collaboration Solutions with IBM and Cisco: IBM Connections Cloud enterprise social network, cloud-based email, and calendaring solutions combine with communication capabilities of Cisco to redefine everyday work|
Tue, Apr 25th 2017 10
| "VARIANT DOES NOT CONTAIN A CONTAINER" APPEARS|
Wed, Apr 12th 2017 9
| Enforcing quotas on new mail or Calendar entry creation in local or server based mail files|
Mon, Apr 10th 2017 4
| IBM Domino 9.0.1 FP8 Interim Fix 1|
Sun, Apr 9th 2017 12
| Open Mic Webcast: IBM Domino Application Development Update|
Tue, Mar 14th 2017 13
| IBM Sametime V9.0.1 extends support for services, tools, and selected entitlements|
Tue, Mar 14th 2017 10
| Error "Overflow" in IBM Notes Standard Client|
Wed, Mar 19th 2014 23
| IBM Notes/Domino 9.0.1 Fix Pack 1 available|
Wed, Apr 16th 2014 18
| IBM Connections - Default settings for size limits|
Thu, Oct 30th 2014 17
| IBM Notes/Domino 9.0.1 Fixpack 3 available |
Wed, Jan 21st 2015 17
| IBM Notes/Domino 9.0.1 Feature Pack 8 available|
Tue, Mar 7th 2017 16
| Domino SAML authentication and ADFS certificate|
Tue, Jun 23rd 2015 14
| IBM Notes/Domino 9.0.1 Fix Pack 1 Preliminary Release Notice|
Fri, Mar 28th 2014 13
| Open Mic Webcast: IBM Domino Application Development Update|
Tue, Mar 14th 2017 13
| IBM Notes Traveler 184.108.40.206 available for download|
Thu, Aug 27th 2015 12
| IBM Notes/Domino 9.0.1 Feature Pack 8 Preliminary Release Notice|
Fri, Jan 27th 2017 12
||Moving Android devices from unsecure to secure communication with IBM Notes Traveler
IBM released a very smart way to switch Android devices to HTTPS communication with IBM Notes Traveler servers:
Your IBM Verse for Android applications connect to your on-premises IBM Traveler server using an unencrypted HTTP connection instead of an encrypted HTTPS connection. Since the IBM Traveler server can use unencrypted HTTP connections immediately without any additional setup, some installations may have skipped the HTTPS setup procedures prior to deploying Verse for Android to users. To ensure that all your communications are encrypted, first enable HTTPS either on your IBM Traveler server or on an edge proxy. Then ensure the IBM Verse for Android app begins using the encrypted connection without requiring any manual intervention from your users.
Resolving the problem
This feature requires the following components at the specified minimum version levels:
· IBM Traveler server, version 220.127.116.11 (or later)
· IBM Verse for Android app, version 18.104.22.168 (or later)
If all the IBM Verse for Android apps have not yet upgraded to the required minimum level prior to the completion of these steps, then it is recommended you keep HTTP port 80 enabled until you can ensure all apps have been upgraded. It is not required that all users upgrade at the same time.
1. Enable your IBM Traveler server to use HTTPS. Typically, this will be the Domino server that hosts your Traveler server, but it could also be an edge proxy. If this is a Domino server, Domino 9.0.1 fp5 or later is recommended. See the following for more information on this task:
Also reference the article Securing connections for IBM Traveler mobile applications for the latest updates on security requirements for IBM Traveler servers and mobile apps.
2. Update the "External Server URL" field on the Traveler server to change the current server URL to start with “https://” instead of "http://". This can be done either through the current configuration document, by updating notes.ini, or by using the domino console. For more information, see:
3. Before forcing all IBM Verse for Android apps to use the new URL, test the HTTPS connection to ensure that it works properly. The first test is to ensure that the HTTPS port is working properly and routing to the IBM Traveler server. You can use a web browser to easily validate this. Open a browser page, connect to your Traveler Server External URL, and login using an ID. For example, if your Traveler server External URL is https://traveler.example.com/traveler, use a web browser to connect to that page and validate that you do not see any errors.
4. Test the setup with a few devices that are connected to your IBM Traveler server using the HTTP connection. To do this, issue these commands at the domino console:
tell traveler policy setdevice tsExternalURLEnforced=1 <deviceId> <user>
tell traveler push flagsadd serviceability configGet <deviceId> <user>
Where <deviceId> and <user> are the device ID and user you are testing.You can obtain the <deviceId> of a user that has previously connected to the Traveler server using the command:
tell traveler show <userid>
5. Sync the test devices to ensure that the sync is working properly. From within the Verse for Android app, open Settings > Server and validate that the field called Use Secure Protocol is checked.
NOTE: Ensure that everything syncs normally and shows as secure. If you push an incorrect server URL to the mobile app, the only way to recover is to remove and reinstall the Verse app on the device.
6. After you have verified that the External Server URL is correct and your migrated device can sync, set the IBM Traveler server to enforce this property for all devices by entering the following command into the Domino server console:
set config NTS_EXTERNAL_URL_ENFORCED=true
This command migrates the rest of your IBM Verse for Android apps (that meet the minimum level) to use your secure server URL.
7. Restart the IBM Traveler server to have the settings take effect.
8. Once all your IBM Verse for Android apps have been updated, you can disable the HTTP port on your Domino server, assuming it is not required for other applications that are using the same server.
Jan 09, 2017
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Wed, May 10th 2017 1:36p Rainer Brandl
Today I received a call from a customer where the inbox did not display any content at some users - but only in the Notes client, not in iNotes !! After some investigations I remembered, that I had this issue some months ago and found the following IBM technote: http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21965120 So if you create a folder with and the first character of the folder is a space, this folder is displayed instead of the inbox and it seems, that the inbox is empty.
Collaboration Solutions with IBM and Cisco: IBM Connections Cloud enterprise social network, cloud-based email, and calendaring solutions combine with communication capabilities of Cisco to redefine everyday work|
Tue, Apr 25th 2017 1:54p Rainer Brandl
Today IBM announced the combination of the IBM Collaboration Solutions from the IBM Cloud with Cisco. http://www-01.ibm.com/common/ssi/ShowDoc.wss?docURL=/common/ssi/rep_ca/3/877/ENUSZP17-0013/index.html&lang=en&request_locale=en Collaboration solutions from IBM® and Cisco bring together the key applications that workers need to be productive and effective: video, voice, unified communications, enterprise social networks, team collaboration, email, and calendar offerings. With the int
"VARIANT DOES NOT CONTAIN A CONTAINER" APPEARS|
Wed, Apr 12th 2017 1:27p Rainer Brandl
Today I received an email from a customer, where a user was not able to move a calendar appointment by opening the appointment and entering a different date/time. He was able to move the appointment by "Drag and Drop". The user was using IBM Notes 9.0.1 FP6 on Windows 10. You can easily get rid of this error by simply deactivating the option "Strict Date/Time input" like mentioned in the following TN: https://www-304.ibm.com/support/entdocview.wss?uid=swg1LO91474 After removing this set
Enforcing quotas on new mail or Calendar entry creation in local or server based mail files|
Mon, Apr 10th 2017 11:22a Rainer Brandl
Last week I had the request to obtain the quota on the mail file when creating local replicas. After some search, I found this NOTES.INI entry: Check_Quota_on_Mail_Create= http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21247798 This setting is not only used when creating local replicas, but also to check the quota when creating new mails !!
IBM Domino 9.0.1 FP8 Interim Fix 1|
Sun, Apr 9th 2017 8:04p Rainer Brandl
IBM released the first Interim Fix for IBM Domino 9.0.1 Feature Pack 8 including the following fixes: This fix is listed here: http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21657963 and can be downloaded from this link: http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21657963#DominoDownloads
Open Mic Webcast: IBM Domino Application Development Update|
Tue, Mar 14th 2017 4:20p Rainer Brandl
This presentation will focus on IBM's plans for the future of Domino as an application development platform. We will discuss IBM's plans for adding key functionality to Domino as well as ways to allow customers to modernize their applications for use via web and mobile devices. This presentation is key for anybody who uses Domino as an application development platform and is interested in modernizing their applications. After a presentation, attendees will be given an opportunity to ask our p
IBM Sametime V9.0.1 extends support for services, tools, and selected entitlements|
Tue, Mar 14th 2017 4:15p Rainer Brandl
Today IBM announced the extension of support for IBM Sametime V9.0.1 until September 2021. https://www-01.ibm.com/common/ssi/ShowDoc.wss?docURL=/common/ssi/rep_ca/3/877/ENUSZP17-0173/index.html&lang=en&request_locale=en IBM® Sametime® extends support for V9.0.1 to September 2021. Support for the following associated entitlements is also extended to September 2021: IBM Sametime Complete IBM Sametime Conference IBM Sametime Communicate IBM Sametime is a robust communications offerin
IBM Notes/Domino 9.0.1 Feature Pack 8 available|
Tue, Mar 7th 2017 10:10p Rainer Brandl
Today IBM release the announced Feature Pack 8 with a lot of great new features: first of all there´s a separate download for the template of the Domino NAB and the Mail template on IBM Fix Central: Template Download Move views out of databases You can move views out of databases into separate view index files (.NDX files). This feature is useful for large databases and provides the following benefits: > A smaller database file size, to avoid reaching the 64GB limitation. > Faster da
IBM Notes/Domino 9.0.1 Feature Pack 8 Preliminary Release Notice|
Fri, Jan 27th 2017 10:20a Rainer Brandl
IBM released a preliminary release notice about all the new functions included in Feature Pack 8 - the whole list can be found here: Notes/Domino 901 FP8 Currently FP8 is in "Gold Canditate" state... But the most interesting features are: NBP replaced with ICAA - There is no NBP (Notes Browser Plugin) shipped with 9.0.1 FP8. This has been replaced with ICAA (IBM Client Application Access). For more information, see IBM Client Application Access V1.0.1 documentation Notes Client on Linux -
Open Mic Webcast: Configuring an IBM Domino Web Server to use Web federated Login (SAML)|
Thu, Jan 19th 2017 7:37a Rainer Brandl
IBM is offering an Open Mic Webcast about configuring SAML authentication on a IBM Domino Web Server. Abstract This procedure ensures that an IBM Domino Web server can participate in SAML-based single sign-on (SSO). The Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) standard allows a Domino server to trust an authentication assertion from a specified identity provider (IdP). After a presentation, attendees will be given an opportunity to ask our panel of experts questions. Throughout the event, a