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Connections 6.0 CR1 has been released

In case you have not noticed: IBM Connections 6.0 CR1 has been released and is available for downloading.   You can download CR1 here. You will need to update the databases, so grab the update scripts here. You also need to update the TDISOL: AIX&Linux or Windows. If you are using Filenet, then you will also need to upgrade your Filenet Engine after the installation of CR1. Find more information and the download links here. The Step by Step guide on how to deploy CR1 can be found here.   Here the list of fixes included in CR1: IC 6.0…

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IBM Connections Docs 2.0 CR3 has been released

Today IBM Docs 2.0 CR3 has hit FixCentral! Aside from fixes the two biggest things in my point of view are: Support for the Conversion Server on Linux: This way you can know deploy all of Docs one platform of your choice: Windows or Linux. No need for a mandatory Windows server at customers, that run a Linux only strategy. Important note: currently the Linux Conversion Server does not, yet, support the Graphical Installer. So if you are planning on deploying using it on Linux, install all needed components except the Conversion server first in version 2.0, then upgrade them…

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Coming up soon: IBM Connections Docs CR3 with lots of new features!

Jim Puckett just talked about the upcoming CR3 for IBM Connections Docs (yes, it is right around the corner) at the Social Connections in Vienna. There are lots of great features around the corner with the conversion server being available on Linux probably being the most awaited one.  This is a great step towards our PINK strategy and being able to provide provide also the editing capabilities of Docs via Docker containers. Another great addition will be Track Changes in text document editing, which allows you to see and browse through all changes done since you last accessed the document…

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Announced today: IBM Domino Community Server

Today IBM announced the IBM Domino Community Server, which will allow your organization to test applications in a non-production environment. This offering will provide students, developers and vendors with the capability to test their custom IBM Domino applications. You can find more information here.

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Docs 2.0 CR2 iFix 003 has been released

Docs 2.0 CR2 iFix 003 has been released just has been released. It adds the following two new capabilities: Added the capability of customizing a watermark when previewing in the Spreadsheets and Documents editors. This allows the administrator to configure a customized watermark to display the user’s name and the preview date to protect important content Added the capability to enable cell protection for third-party repository integration. It fixes everything from iFix002as well as the following things: Fixed the issue that a community page continuously refreshes when CCM integration is not configured correctly. Fixed a UI display issue with some specific locales in a browser.…

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Orient Me 6.0.0.2 has been released

Orient Me 6.0.0.2 has just been released and fixes the incompatibility between IBM Spectrum Conductor for Containers Community Edition 1.1.0 and Docker 17.06 which lead to failed installations. You can find the Orient Me 6.0.0.1 download at FixCentral here.

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IBM acquired TimeToAct’s XCC

As was just announced, IBM aquried TimeToAct’s XCC and plans to offer it later this year as part of an IBM Connections Engagement Center. You can find the press release here: http://m.ibm.com/http/www-03.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressrelease/52479.wss You can find out more about XCC here: http://connections-apps.com/product/xcc-web-content-custom-apps-for-ibm-connections/ My dear colleague Christian Holsing has been named as the Integration Executive for this solution.

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IBM Connections 6 has been released

IBM Connections 6 has been released and brings a lot of new features, such as the updates Communities, new Files Sync capabilities as well as the new Orient Me feature, which is a first glimpse at the upcoming PINK solution. Orient Me will give you a nice overview of what happened in Connections and allows you to easily filter the information to relevant persons or communities.  IBM Touchpoint allows you to make the onboarding experience for new users a great one, by allowing them to easily fill out information for their profile, connect to people and discover relevant communities to…

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IBM Verse On-Premises 1.0 Installation and Integration Guide

For Connect 2017 my colleague Viktor Krantz and I have prepared a hands-on lab that describes how to install Verse On-Premises 1.0 (VoP) and integrate it with IBM Connections to retrieve Profile pictures as well as accessing the Files component to share folders and files stored within IBM Connections via Mail created with Verse. For this guide we used an environment with a plain IBM Domino 9.0.1 FP7 as well as a vanilla IBM Connections 5.5 CR2. So this guide will not necessarily reflect a production environment, but will give you an idea what needs to be done to install…

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