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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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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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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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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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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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