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IBM Traveler 220.127.116.11 server is now available for download via this Fix Central link. A full installation package will be available on Passport Advantage by February 24. See below for documentation links and also a few highlights and things to note.
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We have had a number of Support members create videos and want to highlight their work. The topics range from configuring IBM mail support for Microsoft Outlook (IMSMO) to Auto Monitoring for IBM Traveler and you can find each of these videos on our YouTube and IBM Media Center channels. Below are direct links to each of the videos.
New videos are posted regularly so be sure to subscribe to our channels to get the latest as soon as they become available!
IMSMO - Installation and Configuration of Server
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As described in technote 1989980, in the coming months, IBM will be enhancing the IBM Verse for iOS, IBM Verse for Android, IBM Notes Traveler Companion and IBM Notes Traveler To Do mobile apps to require that a secure connection be used between the mobile app and the endpoint used for connecting to the IBM Traveler server.
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I returned from a two-week vacation today and faced the dreaded task of triaging hundreds of emails I had ignored while away. I've done this many times over the years, but today was the first time since I switched to using Verse exclusively about six weeks ago. Like the other times, I budgeted two hours just to wade through the mess. To my pleasant surprise, I was done in half the usual time. How was I able to reduce the triage time in half?
To understand the answer to that question, let me first explain how I look at every email during the triaging process:
Verse shines in handling these use cases. My Case 2 scenario is rare, so for about 98 percent of emails I am either deleting or stashing away for a second pass. Verse groups the Move to Trash, Remove from Inbox, and Mark as Needs Action buttons together and inline with the message in the Inbox. When I detect a message that is my Case 3 scenario, I just mark it as Needs Action (Today) and remove it from the inbox.
Using these techniques, I can handle the 98 percent in a series of rapid-fire mouse gestures that help me burn through my Inbox in a way I just can't with Notes and other email systems I've used. When scaled out to the hundreds of messages I had waiting for me, I reduced the time needed to process those messages by 50 percent, which was a huge win for my first Monday morning back in the office.
By default the list of IBM Connections Plug-ins for IBM Notes consists only of Files, Activities, Business Card, and Status Updates. Blogs and Communities are not featured plug-ins. However, you can implement the following workaround to completely integrate your on-premises Connections environment to the Notes client.
2. Scroll down My Widgets and select Start configuring your own widgets
3. Select the Web Page radio button and then select Next button
4. Select Web page by URL radio button, in the URL field enter your Connections Homepage (or any desired application) login page address, select the Next button
5. Select From a form on this web page: Build a widget from a form on this web page (HTTP POST) radio button, select the Authentication required checkbox, then select Next button
6. Click on the Form User name: posted in the Form field, the Username and Password fields should highlight, do not change the content of those fields as they are needed to continue, select Next button
7. Select the Create new account radio button:
AccountName - enter a unique name for the account, this will be stored to the Notes client
8. Authentication Test is complete, you should be able to see Connections UI, select Next button
9. Since there is another form on the Homepage UI you need to click the Form Search in the Form field, then select Finish button
10. The Connections widget is created an added to My Widgets
11. You can add the new Connections widget to the sidebar panel by right clicking the widget icon, select Open in drop-down box, select Panel option
12. The Connections widget is now added to the sidebar panel and at your disposal to access your Connections environment freely
13. However, it's difficult to see all of the UI content so I suggest right clicking the Connections widget, selecting Open in drop-down box, then select New Window option
Connections will re-authenticate with the store credentials as it presents the UI in a new window pane that you can re-size if desired.
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There are a great number of reasons why screen sharing on Linux can fail. Below are five things I recommend that you check to start with if you're having issues with screen sharing when using Connections Cloud Meetings. If it still fails after that, open a support ticket for more personalized help.
grep java /var
semodule -i mypol.pp
setsebool -P unco
grep chmod /var
grep chmod /var
semodule -i mypol.pp
#2. Make sure you have only IBM Java installed, and not other versions from the internet:
sudo alternatives --config java
The only entries for RHEL 6.7 should look like:
If you have multiple entries, remove the non-IBM packages by searching for the package name with
rpm -qa |grep -P "java|jre"
and then using
yum remove XXX
where XXX is the package name without the version number (ex. yum remove java-1.8.0-openjdk)
#3. Especially if you have previously downloaded java from the internet, check to see what plugin Firefox is using:
sudo alternatives --config libj
For RHEL 6.7, that should look like:
#4. Open up the Java Control Panel with ControlPanel and click on the "Security" tab. Make sure the Exception List (1) is empty and go ahead and click "Restore Security Prompts" (2). Also make sure the box is checked to allow Java in the browser (3).
#5. Open the Firefox menu and select "Add-ons", then select the "plugins" tab. For RHEL 6.7, it should look like:
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End of support plans for the IBM Connections Mail (ICM) plug-in, which can be integrated into IBM Connections to let users use their inbox and view their calendar in Connections, have been announced.
November 2016 is the end of support for ICM plug-in version 1.0 (for Connections 4.0), and version 1.3 (for Connections 4.5). End of support for ICM plug-in 1.6 (for Connections 5.0) will be one year from the publication of the technote linked below, November 17, 2017.
Technote 1993196 - When
We intend to continue to support the latest version of the plug-in, 1.7 with Connections 5.5. At this time there are no plans to release IBM Connections Mail plug-in with Connections 6.0.
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A new set of JVM patch installers is now available on Fix Central for Notes/Domino 9.0.1 Fix Pack 7 and 8.5.3 Fix Pack 6. You can download the patches from the JVM tab in the following technotes:
Related blog posts
Tip for updating Notes & Domino JVMs on the same system (by Chad Scott)
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IBM Traveler 18.104.22.168 server is now available for download from Fix Central via this link. A full installation package will be available on Passport Advantage by November 22 (part numbers here). Note that this release does include a database schema update.
Highlights of what's new in this release are listed below. For more details, refer to the "Wha