Category: Connections

IBM Connections 6 – Disable Guided Tour

Thanks to IBM Support: To disable the Guided Tours, perform the following steps: 1) Log in to Connections as a user that is mapped to the Admin role for the Common application. 2) Navigate to URL https://[fqdn]/connections/config/highway.main.gatekeeper.tiles 3) Set these

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IBM Connections – Deleted Folders workaround

Deleted folders don’t go to the trash in Connections 5 and 5.5. Getting them back from the db backup can take some time. If you just need to know which files have been in a particular folder to recreate it,

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Orient Me – 95%

The installation process for the orient me part in connections was interessting. The installer sets up its own IBM CFC (Spectrum Conductor for Containers) environment complete with docker and kubernetes. I went through all the config steps and soon had

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Change the touchpoint policy url and more

Have a look at the touchpoint/js/touchpoint.js file. Find the var ¬†config={} section and change the values in the¬†¬†privacyAndGuidelines: {}. You can also change the default language here. Run touchpoint/nls/ script to create the de-ch, de-at,etc. resources… If you have configured

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Connections 6 – TouchPoint and OrientMe

Installing Connections 6 in the lab was business as usual. If you have installed connections 5 or 5.5, it’s no big difference. The fun part starts when you go for orientme or touchpoint.              

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IBM Connections – Invite to my network

Recently we got the request to improve the businesscard. before:               after:               Send Email has been replaced with Invite to My Network. Send Email is still available

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Sonar Qube is bad…

… for your ego. Recently I discovered the code analyzer Sonar Qube with it’s eclipse plugin SonarLint. When I uploaded my latest , perfect Java project, it revealed a lot of issues and possible problems. It took some effort to

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Fiddling with gradle

I’m getting more and more into the Java World at the moment. Switching from pure Domino to pure Java. Outside of Domino, there’s a lot about manageing dependencies. The freedom of choice is paid by work to beat different runtimes.

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Connections Communites – Default Membership – Default Following

A long time ago, on a server far, far away…. There was this Connections Community everybody had to be a member, as there would be most important news posted there. And though shall not only be a member of that

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IBM Docs 2.0 file viewer not working in Activity Stream in Connections 5.5

Thanks to Michele Buccarello and the IBM Support A workaround for the issue with the file viewer not working from the Connections 5.5’s activity stream has been discovered. see this for more details.

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