Author: umeli

We are running Connections 6.0 CR5 with the Mail / calendar Plugin. The plugin is officially not supported. One issue we ran into is that the wiki page looses its header as soon as we create or edit a page. …

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Starting Deployment Manager as a SystemD Service. Save the code below to /etc/systemd/system/dmgr.service [Unit] Description=”Connections Deployment Manager” Requires=network.service After=network-online.target [Service] User=connections ExecStart=/opt/ibm/WebSphere/AppServer/profiles/Dmgr01/bin/startManager.sh ExecStop=/opt/ibm/WebSphere/AppServer/profiles/Dmgr01/bin/stopManager.sh PIDFile=/opt/ibm/WebSphere/AppServer/profiles/Dmgr01/logs/dmgr/dmgr.pid Type=forking Restart=no TimeoutStartSec=6000 TimemoutStopSec=600 LimitNOFILE=60000 LimitNPROC=12500 [Install] WantedBy=multi-user.target Enable dmgr at boot time: systemctl enable dmgr.service …

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I got a request to cleanup some files in a IBM Connections environment. Remove all the files created before 1.1.2015. Getting the list of files is easy. connect to files@ export to files.csv of del modified by nochardel select hex(ID), …

Connections – Mass file removal Read More »

As we are currently only using the Customizer from the stack formerly known as pink (sfkap) I was suprised to find the Customizer Lite in the downloads. As my connections 6 lab is running with the sfkap I decided to …

Connections Customizer Lite Read More »

Rule #1: Drain the worker node before a reboot. Consequences if you do not follow the Rule #1: the mongo-db gets corrupt and you need to repair it.Steps to repair the customizer DB: delete the contents in mongo-node-0, mongo-node-1 and mongo-node-2’s …

IBM Customizer – Do not reboot the worker node – personal reminder Read More »

According to this cve There’s a potential issue with kubernetes 1.11.1 which is used in the component pack 6.0.0.6. So I was wondering if it is possible to upgrade the kubernetes version to the patched point release 1.11.5. The long …

IBM Component Pack 6.0.0.6 upgrade Kubernetes 1.11.1 to 1.11.5 Read More »

We updated our servers to domino 10. Suddenly one app did not work any more. After digging around I found this helpfull page in stackoverflow The solution is as easy as putting xsp.error.disable.0380=true in the xsp properties

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DQL uses space as a sparator at the moment a) view.form=’MyForm’ is not the same as b) view.form = ‘MyForm’ => a) does not work…

In order to combine elasticsearch and Connections you need some of the elasticsearch certificates. With version < 6.0.0.6 those certificates could be found in /opt/certs. With the latest release, they are created directly into your kubernetes cluster. With this simple …

IBM Connections Component Pack 6.0.0.6 – reveal the elasticsearch secret Read More »

Now the Customizer is up and running. Now I tried to put the elasticsearch stack. Following the IBM documentation, I was able to add a new worker node, dedicated solely for elasticsearch. Putting the additional images in my dockerregistry, installing …

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