Showing posts from November, 2013

IBM Sametime 9 HF1 available

Sametime Office Integration consists of several features:
Office Integration: allows users to use Sametime chat features from Microsoft Office products. It is included in the Sametime Connect and Sametime embedded client for Windows, but you must enable it before users can take advantage of the feature.Meeting Integrator: allows users to schedule Sametime meetings from Microsoft Office products. The Meeting Integrator must be installed and configured.SharePoint Integration: allows users to collaborate with coworkers who use a Microsoft Office SharePoint Server as their instant messaging application. SharePoint Integration must be installed and configured.TLS support for clients
TLS (Transport Layer Security) support was added to the Sametime Community Server and Sametime Community MUX for client connections.Community widgets for use with IBM Connections.
The Chat Rooms widget displays a list of Sametime chat rooms and allows a user to enter a chat room directly from Connections. …

IBM Notes Traveler 9.0.1 Interim Fix available

On November 21st IBM released an Interim Fix for IBM Notes Traveler 9.0.1.

The following fixes are included:

APAR # Component Abstract LO77507 Server Server restart or show user may cause brief window where lookup from Android device fails. LO77523 Server Tables reformatted in Chair's calendar event when using BB10 devices. LO77585 Server Expire user based log settings for performance improvements. LO77663ServerDraft folder may show items tagged as ExcludeFromView.LO77840 Server Mark mail as Follow Up on mobile device may set recipient to Principal field in the document. LO77846 Server User receives Traveler Access Rights error if read/unread mark syncing not enabled in mail file. LO77889ServerSQL Exception possible when upgrading to Notes Traveler 9.0.1.xNote: Notes Traveler 9.0.1 IF1 includes all APAR fixes delivered in ALL previous releases in addition to the APARs listed here.

Currently the downloads are not available at IBM Fix Central.

UPDATE NOVEMBER 26TH => Interim Fixes now are available !!…

Social mail: It’s not an oxymoron, it's the future

An interesting article about "Social mail" was posted on "SocialBusiness Insights" from

Venkatesh Raman, IBM Competitive Marketing Strategist

Here you can read the whole story.

IBM Connections Desktop Plug-Ins v4.5.1 Now Available

Luis Benitez posted this information on his blog:

We just posted to the catalog the latest IBM Connections Desktop Plug-Ins 4.5.1. The IBM Connections Desktop Plug-ins Microsoft Windows is intended for Microsoft Windows, Office, and Outlook users and brings the power of social collaboration to the applications that end users work in.

This latest version adds the following:
Support for Windows 8Support for Microsoft Office 2013 (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook)File downloads via the plug-ins are now accounted for in the MetricsBased on customer demand: Now translated into Bulgarian, Croatian, Romanian and Slovak Here's how the desktop plug-in looks like in Microsoft Word 2013:

To download, you know the drill.   Cloud customers can get it from the Apps -> Downloads section in the navigation bar as usual. On premises customers can download from our catalog from here for the desktop plug-in and for the Microsoft Outlook sidebar plug-in, go here.

Using Social Media to increase project collaboration and productivity

A very interesting article about "Social Media and the Collaboration within a Project" from Vaughan Rivett 

Thanks a lot for sharing this article !!!

How Munich rejected Steve Ballmer and kicked Microsoft out of the city

On TechRepublic there is an interesting article about the migration of Desktops from MS Windows to Linux.

Especially the facts about the real costs are very interesting.

Lost password for WebSphere ISC - How to recover

Thanks to Klaus Bild for sharing this information, how to easily recover a lost or forgotten password for the ISC of a WebSphere Application Server:

But there is a much easier way to recover your password, just go to and fill in your encrypted passsword, done:

Security Bulletin: IBM Notes & Domino fixes for multiple vulnerabilities in IBM JRE

IBM Notes and Domino are vulnerable to multiple attacks listed in the Oracle Java SE Critical Patch Update Advisories (February, April and June 2013) as well as  miscellaneous client-side attacks listed below.

The repaired IBM JRE is available in Notes and Domino 8.5.3 Fix Pack 5 and is also available in Notes and Domino 9.0.1.

Open Mic Webcast: Implementing TLS support with IBM Domino 9.x and IBM HTTP Server (IHS)

On November 19th there will be an Open Mic Webcast on the topic

"Implementing TLS support with IBM Domino 9.x and IBM HTTP Server (IHS)"

This event will be held Tuesday, 19 November 2013 at 11:00 AM EST (16:00 UTC, or GMT -5), for 60 minutes. After a presentation, you will have the opportunity to ask questions directly of IBM Developers and Support Engineers. See more details below.  (Note: To view this information online, go to:

WhenDate:  19 November 2013
Time: 11:00 AM EST (16:00 UTC, or GMT -5), for 60 minutes
Bookmark Webcast Technote
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Before the call, the technote will include:An iCal attachment to add this event to your calendarDetails on how to join the call and web conferenceThe slides that will be presented during the sessio…