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Customize the new Hikari theme in IBM Connections 5.5

With IBM Connections version 5.5 a new default theme was introduced, the Hikari theme. In order to customize this new theme new directory paths are required. You can find the source sprite files ( images ) and the CSS files … Continue reading

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Working with IBM Connections Communities under a different URL

During side-by-side migrations or for backup/restore projects it sometimes is necessary to access your Connections data under a different URL than the original one. For side-by-side migration projects you may want to run a test migration and let a subset … Continue reading

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IBM Connections Plug-in for IBM Notes & Connections Cloud

Support for the Connections Cloud in the IBM Connections Plug-in for IBM NotesĀ  seems on its way.           https://greenhouse.lotus.com/blogs/We047f6e69323_42ff_8db6_8bd4fe32a841/entry/Make_the_Files_sidebar_widget_to_work_with_SmartCloud?lang=en_us Re the “The Files sidebar plugin does not support IBM Connections Cloud” technote.    

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Increase media maximum upload size WordPress

Per default the maximum size for media uploads in WordPress for me was set to 2MB. Edit the following two vars in php.ini to increase. I set it to 20 MB. post_max_size = 20M upload_max_filesize = 20M Restart your webserver. … Continue reading

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IBM Connections desktop plugin 16.02 without server OS check

Version 16.02 of the IC desktop. Download here. For background information see -> http://www.ibmconnections.org/wordpress/index.php/2014/10/run-the-ibm-connections-desktop-plug-in-on-windows-server/

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Profiles not marked as inactive with two TDI configurations

When you work with two TDI configurations, which is a very common scenario in a setup where you also have external users, it could occur that profiles aren’t marked as inactive anymore. Even if the account of the user is … Continue reading

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DB2 backup/restore for IC5.5 – diff. diff. diff. diff.

A different instance owner, a different instance name, different db2levels and different paths. This is a setup you could bump into when you want to migrate your DB2 databases for your IBM Connections 4.5 or 5.0 environment to version five … Continue reading

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IBM Sametime 9 – “These are the fixes you are looking for!”

All the latest IBM Sametime 9 fixes ( incl HF1 a.k.a. 9.0.0.1 ) in one overview. WAS 8.5.5 FP5 is also listed as a recommend WAS fixpack. http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21688304  

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CCM thumbnails not generated – ThumbnailServ E Exception:Unauthorized

When thumbnails for CCM files aren’t generated and the message below is logged in the SystemOut.log it probably means that the J2C authentication alias for docsAdmin doesn’t match the user mapped to the docsAdmin role of the IBMConversion app. ThumbnailServ … Continue reading

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Required fonts for IBM Docs/File Viewer 1.0.7

To meet the requirements for the sanity check of the Conversion server component of IBM Docs 1.0.7. you need to collect seven fonts and install them on each of the nodes on which you run the conversion service. Installing means … Continue reading

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