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IBM Connections in combination with Chrome version 60

Update 17-08-17 IBM PMR update “thank you very much for your update. It will be an ifix for IBM Connections but unfortunately we did not have any information about an ETA Date. The priority is high as many customers reported … Continue reading

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IBM Connections 6.0 – June update

Update Strategy for IBM Connections 6.0 http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21999492 Updates for Orient Me ( Connections Pink ) , Connections Blue and the Ephox TextBox.IO editor. Ephox Editors for IBM Connections Version: 3.5.1.3 Update: The new version of Ephox Editors for IBM Connections … Continue reading

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WAS 8.5.5 FP10 – java.lang.ClassCastException: javax.management.ObjectName incompatible with javax.management.AttributeList

The WAS version that is comes with IBM Connections 6.0 suffers from the following bug. Within the WAS console GUI you can’t add a administrative group. it will print out the following error message. The following error will be logged … Continue reading

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Connections Pink – cleaning up the elasticsearch log files

When running the Connections Pink stack which is equipped with elasticsearch its log directory can grow pretty big in a short period of time. The log files from elasticsearch can be found on the master node under /var/lib/elasticsearch/data/elasticsearch-default/ A quick … Continue reading

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Deploy Connections iFixes in a cluster without downtime

Following the documentation of IBM regarding deploying iFixes on a Connections environment they state that all of your Connections JVM’s should be stopped during the upgrade process. Installing interim fixes in silent modeĀ  ->https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/SSYGQH_5.5.0/admin/migrate/t_install_interim-fix_silent-mode.html “But I have a cluster why … Continue reading

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IBM Connections Desktop Plugin 17.01 without server OS check

Version 17.01 of the IC Desktop Plugin without server OS check. 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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55-CR1-homepage-db2.sql – 705 vs. 704

If you were one of the early birds deploying Connections 5.5 and you used the Connections SQL files from the initial supplied Wizard tools then applying CR1 will fail. The 55-CR1-homepage-db2 SQL script checks on DBSCHEMAVER 705. This is the … Continue reading

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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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