Category: Connections

Ran into a small issue with the activities plus. If you only want to install the activities plus in your test kubernetes cluster and you dont want to upload all images, then you will fail. the support/setupImages.sh script has 2 …

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Update for Connections 6.0 CR 5: ICM (mail plugin) vs. Wikis The file is now called com.ibm.lconn.wikis.web.resources_3.5.0.20191121-2152.jar and the line number is now 1804. As always. Use at your own risk…

Thanks to Christoph Stöttner , there’s a way to use a secondary directory on the Domino. Create a default Configuration in the secondary directory. In the LDAP settings allow write access. Add the LDAP user in the secondary directory’s ACL, …

Connections 6.5 – Invite – Domino only way Read More »

Yesterday we upgraded our productive environment from Connections 6.0 CR6 to 6.5. This time we decided to do an in-place update. Updateing the base from WAS 8.5.5.15 to 8.5.5.16 and 6.0 CR6 to 6.5 would have taken around 2 hours …

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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 …

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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 »

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