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IBM Think has been a blast so far!!

IBM Think has thus far proven to be a successful venture. Sunday was the IBM Champion Day. I cannot say enough great things to Libby Ingrassia for all she and her team are doing to make this program reach great heights. Caught up with old friends, made some new ones and learned some good information in the break outs. Monday Read More

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Domino Server Security – There are 10 Things You Need to Know

In the past I have rolled my eyes at top 10 lists. Then, about a year ago I became enthralled with the “Hamilton” soundtrack. Composer Lin Manual Miranda conveys the concept of duels in “Ten Duel Commandments”, listing the 10 rules of engagement. Towards the end of the musical, the 10 list is reprised in The “World Was Wide Enough,” Read More

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Exception Reporting with Essential Agent Master

If you think Domino Domain Management in ND9 is the answer… think again Essential Agent Master goes beyond DDM to build a complete picture of agent performance, with the ability to correct errors on-the-spot, by gathering extensive agent information from four disparate locations: + Server Settings + Agent Settings + Agent Run Log + Notes Log Exception reporting is a Read More

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IBM Connections 6.0 is here!

IBM Connections 6.0 is now available to download IBM Connections 6.0 brings new potential to the end-user by empowering them to thrive with a richer, more focused and more effective experience. In Connections 6.0 IBM added new functionality across the board, enhancing multiple aspects of the collaborative landscape. New functionalities can be seen in the following areas: Communities, Files, Search, Read More

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Managing Access Control Lists to Improve Domino Security

An Access Control List is the front door of a Domino database.  It controls whether access to the database is allowed or denied.  After a user or server is able to access the database the Access Control List further dictates what actions may be taken, i.e. the ability to read particular documents, create documents, modify documents, tweak the database design and Read More

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Domino Security Enhancement

Secure your Domino Environment with these quick and easy tips! With the New Year many of us are creating both professional and personal goals. Consider making a goal to fortify your Domino servers. There are some steps you can take to quickly and easily increase the security of your infrastructure. One setting that has baffled me over the years is Read More

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Domino Replication Troubleshooting Tip

The other day I had a client request assistance with determining why mail file data was not replicating between cluster members. We started by reviewing the usual suspects – ACL enforcement, replication disabled, and log file data. In the end we discovered the problem was due to the deletion stub purge interval being a 0 value and PIRC being enabled. Read More

List of Connections Reports Continues to Grow

Going forward VitalSigns monitoring will focus on reporting, and ultimately assuring a high level of data quality with a long range goal of assuring successful business performances.  In that vein, the list of reports that VitalSigns can produce related to IBM Connections continues to expand.   We now offer reports on Activities Bookmarks Communities Community Activity Files Forums Profiles Tags User Read More

See us in Toronto at Social Connections 10

I’m happy report that both Alan Forbes and Jim Engle will be manning the RPR Wyatt booth at Social Connections 10.  This is a great show for those of you rolling out or supporting IBM Connections in your organization.  We’ll be showing off all the latest monitoring and usage reporting for IBM Connections recently introduced in VitalSigns 3.4   Source: Read More