To automate the sync_all_dns.bat on my IBM Lotus Connections Servers, i made a scheduled task for the Tivoli Directory Integrator (TDI) script. This works fine on Windows 2003. Today i discovered that my scheduled task on Windows 2008 wasn’t running since i switched the operating system to Microsoft Windows 2008. After a search i found that i need to set a optional parameter, then it works: To start bat- or cmd-files, you have to insert the path to this script in “Start in (Optional)”. When i start the script without “Start in” the scheduler gives a “SUCCESS” Status, but nothing happens!

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Today i had problems to recreate my Activities Sidebar connection after a Notes Client reinstall. Each time when i want to connect, i got the following error message: Cannot connect to the Activities Server. Either the URL is incorrect, the server is down, or a firewall may be preventing you from reaching the server. Check the URL, your firewall settings and the server status and try again.” When i use the credentials in my browser or the integrated Notes browser, i could login, so server is responding and credentials were ok. Then i had a look in my Domino person record and found out, that the shortname i used is not the first one which is configured.

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There is a new interim Fix for Lotus Domino 8.5.2 FP2 to get Firefox 4 working with iNotes. Firefox 4 support availability for Lotus iNotes – By Ulrich Krause – eknori.de.

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Here it is! IBM Connections 3.0.1 announced today!. via Synch.rono.us Electronic Availability on 7th of april. Update – Youtube Video showing the new features

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Nathan T Freeman published a new release and project on OpenNTF.org. The project offers Git support for IBM Lotus Domino Designer! Thanks a lot. It would be great, when we could use it too for Lotus Administrator to get track of configuration changes in different databases like the Domino Directory. ESCAPE VELOCITY :: New OpenNTF.org project.

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