A good evening for my all time open things list. Sjaak Ursinus postet the reason and solution why Chrome throws an error when you want to download from IBM Connections Files. Amanda Baumann postet the configuration to integrate Sametime Proxy in IBM Connections and use only IHS (IBM HTTPServer). No edge or squid is necessary. Great job! Thanks a lot to both for sharing this information.

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I often install IBM Connections on localised operating systems, so normally DB2 control center get started with a non-english language. Interface language in DB2 control center can be changed through environment variable DB2LANG. After setting DB2LANG=EN and restart db2cc i get a english interface.

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The last two weeks i installed two IBM Connections 3.0.1. After installing i went to IBM Fix Central and look for the latest fixes. There are 7 Fixes available and for Multi Mobile Patch it shows a superseded fix. So i decided to download patch one to seven and ignored july mobile update. I installed the fixes as ever. Updating updateinstaller Disabled node synchronisation Disabled Application Server automatic starting shut down the Clusters synchronize nodes and so on. After the installation i can’t use the mobile apps for iOS, android or Blackberry.

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Last week a new blog editor for offline blogging has announced IBM Connections blogs support. Blogsy is a nice tool and costs about 4€ in apple app store. My first tests are not very good, because Blogsy 3.3 has problems with multiple Blogs in IBM Connections. Only one day later, after some comments in Blogsy Blog, a new version can be downloaded from Appstore. Blogsy 3.3.1 can handle multiple Connections blogs, but the App crashes right after uploading a new post. I hope they will make a updated version soon. I enjoy offline blog editors very much, because i can prepare articles on train and upload them later after i found a free WLAN.

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Some more points to my working configuration of Single Sign-On in Lotus Notes. Automating configuration with plugin_customization.ini I do a lot of software tests with my productive Notes Client (on Mac OS), so i often delete the Expeditor-folder in ~/Library/Application Support/Lotus Notes Data/. So i place configuration details in /Applications/Notes.app/Contents/MacOS/rcp/plugin_customization.ini, then the settings get automatically applied. # Connections Config com.ibm.lconn.client.base/server=http\://connections.example.com/profiles com.ibm.lconn.client.base/authtype=DOMINO-SSO com.ibm.lconn.client.base/dominosso.dominoresolveservername=false com.ibm.lconn.client.base/authserver=$hierarchical Domino-Server-Name$ com.ibm.lconn.client.base/dominosso.useclustermates=true com.ibm.lconn.client.base/dominosso.preferred.username.field=ShortName com.ibm.lconn.client.base/policy-mode=OVERWRITE com.ibm.lconn.client.base/enableConnectionsIntegration=true # Sametime Config com.ibm.collaboration.realtime.community/name=$Name for Community$ com.ibm.collaboration.realtime.community/host=$Hostname of Sametime Server$ com.ibm.collaboration.realtime.community/defaultAuthType=ST-DOMINO-SSO com.ibm.collaboration.realtime.community/authServerUrl=$hierarchical Domino Server Name$ com.ibm.collaboration.realtime.community/loginByToken=true com.ibm.collaboration.realtime.community/tokenLoginOnly=true com.ibm.collaboration.realtime.community/loginAtStartup=true com.ibm.collaboration.realtime.login/autologin=true com.ibm.collaboration.realtime.login/alwaysLoggedIn=true com.ibm.collaboration.realtime.imhub/disableExit=false # Status Updater Fix to show profile pictures com.ibm.lconn.statusupdates/download.image.enabled=true Sametime will only apply the settings of plugin_customization.

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