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Connections Search index not updated anymore

When the search index of Connections isn’t updated anymore and you see no activity in the logs of the index being ran it could be that the Search scheduled tasks are stuck in the past. You can use these steps … Continue reading

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Run the IBM Connections Desktop Plug-in on Windows server

  When you have to work on a MS Terminal Server you will not be able to use the IBM Connections Desktop Plug-ins for Microsoft Windows. This as the administrator will not be able to install this plug-in on a … Continue reading

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Delete DB2 TaskCenter history entries in the journal

Only required from time to time but can really improve the stability of the DB2 Task Center especially if you have scheduled numerous tasks which run every day. A lot of entries in the journal of the DB2 Task Center … Continue reading

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Hard reset for Community themes in IBM Connections

When there is the need to reset the themes for all IBM Connections Communities to the default one you can use the following SQL commands. Only setting the theme in the SNCOMM Communities database isn’t sufficient as theme choices are … Continue reading

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Restrict the creation of Communities

Certain customers don’t want everybody to go loose on their IBM Connections platform and let everybody freely create their own Communities. Since IC 3.0.1 there is role which you can use to control who can create a Community. http://www-10.lotus.com/ldd/lcwiki.nsf/dx/Whats_new_in_this_release_ic301 You … Continue reading

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Disable UAC on Windows 2008

Why? Because I’m an system administrator and I know what I’m doing on a server operating system. To disable UAC on Windows 2008. Start + R -> msconfig -> Tools Launch the “Change UAC Settings” option. Move the silder to … Continue reading

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Disable IPv6 on Windows 2008

http://rmlinar.net/blog/2012/01/03/disable-ipv6-in-windows-server-2008-r2-all-editions/ If you want to completely disable IPv6 on Windows 2008 you can use the following command. reg add hklm\system\currentcontrolset\services\tcpip6\parameters /v DisabledComponents /t REG_DWORD /d 32 /f Reboot the server and the instead of this you should see this.

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Error removing intermediate unpacked files while installing IIM

While installing IBM WebSphere Portal Express 8 on a Windows 2008 R2 server I encountered an error when I wanted to deploy the IBM Installation Manager. Everything seemed to run smoothly but at the end the installer failed and gave … Continue reading

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Note for deploying IC4 CR2 with Connections Mail

When deploying CR2 for IBM Connections 4 and you also make use of IBM Connections Mail plug-in take notice of the first two points in the Update strategy document from IBM for this CR release. When you want to use … Continue reading

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Configure Windows NFS client with write permissions

Under Windows you can choose to install a NFS client to access NFS files shares as available on Linux systems.   With the default options you will only have read options to these NFS shares. By changing the default anonymous … Continue reading

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