Working with Views outside of .nsfs

Ok, so it’s been a long time coming.  Been promised and “in the pipeline” for a long time.  Well with Domino 9.0.1. Feature Pack 8 we can now move views outside of .nsfs. Why would you want to do this?  Well the two primary reasons: 1.  For potential performance improvements on large databases.  This is… Read the full article

Working with SHA-2 in Domino

Any production web site on Domino will have been flagged for months (if not years) on lack of support for SHA-2.  Since the poodle scares last year, a lot of third party certifiers made the decision to no longer support SHA-1 certs, just in time for Domino to begin supporting SHA-2 (phew). So by now… Read the full article

Unread marks auditing plus Design Dumps…

Every Domino Admin worth their salt will have experienced  incidents with unread marks not working correctly and will have “fixed” these in variety of ways, mainly either marking all documents as read, or exchanging unread marks between replicas There’s another type of unread marks issue, where someone wants to audit unread marks (i.e. find out… Read the full article

Traveler 9/Apple issue – “mails from other people appear to come from me”

An issue was reported by multiple users on a customer site recently.   Since a Traveler 9.0.1 upgrade :- mails coming into user’s inbox that are from external Internet senders are showing up in the “who” column as being from the recipient’s name rather than the sender. This is only for some mails though, not… Read the full article

Domino 9 – DBMT in program documents

The Database Maintenance Tool in R9, promises an awful lot; essentially, that it does everything compact, fixup and updall does, with more options including: controls on number of threads for each task conditional options such as running a fixup if compact doesn’t run a certain number of times all from one single command/program document. However,… Read the full article

FLASH: Some users stop receiving updates after upgrade to Notes Traveler 8.5.3 UP2 IF3 (2013.07.23)

IBM have sent out an update today, about 8.5.3 UP2 IF3 where users stop receiving mail. In short the fix is to upgrade to 8.5.3 UP2 IF4. The details are documented here Cormac McCarthy – Domino People Ltd  

Domino Fix Packs on Virtual Windows 2008 R2 (Windows Instrumentation Service problems)

This is an addendum to an earlier blog post  but I found it so common on sites this year it’s worth it’s own blog post. As per my earlier post, it is often “difficult” to install 8.5.3 fix packs on Windows 2008 R2,  (there’s a couple of work arounds already listed, namely “run as administrator”, uninstalling… Read the full article

New Traveler 9 Console Commands

There’s a couple of new commands available when you issue a “tell traveler” from the Domino console in Traveler 9, that I haven’t seen documented elsewhere, namely: tell traveler cleanup and tell traveler netaddr  “tell traveler cleanup” is designed to force the removal of users that haven’t connected since the allocated cleanup period, [based on… Read the full article

Interesting Note on Windows Installation during Domino 8.5.3 FP4 upgrade

It has already been noted that there is an Interim Fix available for the “early” release version of 8.5.3 FP 4. What is also of note is what is actually installed either with the interim fix or with the “new” version of 8.5.3 FP4. The Domino fix pack installs Microsoft Visual C ++ 2005.  What… Read the full article

New iNotes 9.0 Undocumented Security Feature.

In iNotes on a Domino 8.x server you can view encrypted mail over http, once you’ve uploaded your ID. In iNotes on a Domino 9.0 server you get this message: It’s an interesting that this is now forced, I haven’t seen it documented anywhere. Not that we’d recommend that anyone use HTTP for any production… Read the full article