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Change the language of Profile network invitation mails

In a LC environment used by users with different locales set we got feedbackthat they couldn’t understand certain mails sent by colleagues. http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/ltscnnct/v2r0/index.jsp?topic=/com.ibm.connections.25.help/t_admin_profiles_set_notification_lang.html “Unlike the other IBM® Lotus® Connections features, for Profiles, the language preference for notifications is not dynamically … Continue reading

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Lotus Connections 3.0.1 on Lotus Greenhouse.

A few days ago the guys of Lotus Greenhouse applied fixpack 3.0.1 for Lotus Connections besides it fixes a thing or two ( what else should a fixpack do ? 🙂 ) it also introduces some new features. One of … Continue reading

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SSL offloader device in front of your Connections environment

Certain bigger companies have technical tools available such as SSL offloaders.You can utilize these to decrypt the SSL traffic with the help of SSL decryptor hardware.SSL offloading decrypts the HTTPS traffic and forwards it in HTTP. An example of such … Continue reading

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Mailing function in Communities fails when alwaysUseGlobalSender set to yes

We have issues using the mailing functionality in Communities when the alwaysUseGlobalSender is set to yes.( notification-config.xml feature as introduced by LC25 Fixpack 2) When this setting is set to off the functions “Mail to community” and the “Request to … Continue reading

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SSL certificate expiration mails on WebSphere

In WebSphere you have a SSL certification expiration checker. This mechanism monitors the expiration dates of all the SSL certificates that are configured in WebSphere. You can control how many days before the cert. expires WebSphere will send a notification … Continue reading

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Lotus Connections 2.5 Fixpack2 a.ka. LC2502

A couple of weeks ago Fixpack 2 for Connections 2.5 was released. Mitch Cohen is alway one of the first to bring the good news to theworld check his blog entry for the important links. http://www.curiousmitch.com/CuriousMitch/mitch2.nsf/d6plinks/MCON-85ZFQU But as an addition … Continue reading

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Multiple server SSO config breaks River-of-News

This blog item is about a longstanding issue that we had with the River-of-News function on the Homepage of Connections. The problem that we had was that the River-of-News function broke down when SSO functionality was active before navigating to … Continue reading

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It’s a done deal

This morning I took my Lotus Connections 2.5 exam and passed it successfully :-). I found this real exam a little bit harder then the test exam from Prometric I took last week.  A few questions about Files and Wikis … Continue reading

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Lotus Conections 2.5 exam

Next Monday I’m going to take the LOT-987 exam, aka Administering IBM Lotus Connections 2.5. To prepare myself for this one I took this test exam fromthe prometric site. http://www-03.ibm.com/certify/tests/samL987.shtml I went smoothly through this test exam, didn’t do muchpreparation … Continue reading

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Mapping groups to a role in Lotus Connections

I tried to figure out how I could map a group toa role as used by the Lotus Connections apps. It would be handy if I could create a group like blogadminswhich contains all the people which require adminprivileges on … Continue reading

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