There is a new Sametime Fix for integration in Connections 3.0.1.1 and portal 7.0.0.2: OBEN-8SRQTP Via http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21588293 I installed Connections 3.0.1.1 with a Sametime Proxy 8.5.1 (like installation of 3.0.1) and it works.

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The new fixpack for IBM Connections 3.0.1 is available. You can download the nearly 1 GB sized file on IBM Fixcentral. Fixlist and installation instructions are linked on Fix Central. Update Some details of the Readme: Prerequists WebSphere Application Server fixes: PM56596 and ​PM51310​ to WAS 7.0.0.x. Please contact IBM WebSphere Application Server support to obtain the fixes.​ Integration with Sametime 8.5.2 requires Sametime hotfix OBEN-8SDLGS. Please contact IBM Sametime support to obtain the fix.​ So no direct download of the prerequists! You have to contact IBM Support for these downloads.

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The required fix OBEN-85DLGS for IBM Connections 3.0.1.1 is available for download at IBM Fix Central now. Cite from Fix Readme: Installation instructions Prerequisite: The Sametime System Console must be at version 8.5.2 IFR 1. If not, then you will see a failure message during the fix install noting an incorrect version level. Refer to Installing Sametime 8.5.2 Interim Feature Release 1 on the Sametime System Console to get started. This fix must be installed on top of a Sametime Proxy Server 8.5.2 Interim Feature Release 1 (IFR 1).

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On one of my IBM Connections Site i had a problem with directory search (better the typeahead search). When we searched single characters no business cards are displayed. I use Firebug for Chrome here and you see, that the search gets an result back from Connections, but no business cards are displayed. When i open this get statement i get a list of profile documents in JSON format: In this case i a got a list of about 20 User profiles. When i search a little bit more detailed i get an error of a Javascript, which should interpret the JSON list.

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File download with Internet Explorer 9 modifies the file extension and so files can’t open with any installed application. Problem occurs with IBM Connections 3.0.1 and 3.0.1 with installed CR3. IE 9 isn’t supported in the moment, but with a little tweak on IHS side, it is possible, that IE 9 download files without modifying the extension. Biggest problem here is, that opening attachments will open the “Open with” dialog, because no application is linked to a file extension .pdf. Normal file download with IE9 and IBM Connections: The http header shows following line for the download file and the name:

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