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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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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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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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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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