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Get a A+ security rating on your Sametime Meeting Server

This blog shows how to achieve an A+ security rating for your Sametime 11.5 Premium Meetings server on the excellent Qualsys SSL Labs test Firstly, please if you want an end user demo of Sametime Meetings then look here for more information. Again Ales Lichtenberg’s site is where you want to go for a guide… Read the full article

RNUG Online starts tomorrow

In case you hadn’t noticed RNUG Online starts tomorrow. It’s free. It goes on for six days. You don’t need to travel to Russia (though that would be great too :)). It’s online and the agenda looks great. You can register here. Tell them Domino People sent you 🙂 Cormac McCarthy – Domino People Ltd

Sametime Meetings 11.5 is the Business!

There’s been so much chatter on Sametime Premium Meetings 11.5 since the full release last month and with good reason. I’ll keep this as simple as I can, as the user experience is just that, simple. It’s everything a user would expect from a Premium, Enterprise video meeting service. It’s clean, intuitive and modern and… Read the full article

Old versions of Domino and Notes client susceptible to a specific Denial Of Service attacks

This is a few days old but I missed it at the time and haven’t seen it elsewhere. HCL have published some security alerts around Denial of Service (DDOS) attacks. The first effects versions of Domino previous to previous to releases 9.0.1 FP10 IF6, 10.0.1 FP5 and 11.0.1. The second effects version of Domino previous… Read the full article

Some notes on upgrading to Sametime 11.5

Couple of quick notes on upgrading to Sametime 11.5 Premium (from Sametime 11.0 FP2). For this article I’ll concentrate on the chat server, so Sametime Community server and Sametime proxy. This is based on a recent real-life install on Windows 2016 where all components sit on the same host. Firstly, it would be remiss not… Read the full article

ID Sync for Nomad Biometrics Authentication, Traveler now supports MySQL and Notes on Big Sur.

HCL aren’t shy on rolling out big new features are they…. There’s been three significant releases in the last 24 hours. HCL Notes and Domino have both have 11.0.1 FP2 released and Traveler similarly has 11.0.2. These are not bog standard fix packs. If you’re running HCL Notes on Mac you’re going to want to… Read the full article

One thing that you might have missed from the Domino 12 preview/announcement

Firstly well done to HCL one the sessions on the first day of Digital Week. Both Rainer Brandl and Milan Matejic have excellent summaries from day one, particularly around Domino 12. There were so many new features to focus on, one that I think could easily be missed is a straight forward one. It’s one… Read the full article

It’s HCL Digital Week – Next Week!!

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ll already have been notified that it’s HCL Digital Week from the 9th until the 13th of November. It probably seemed like it was ages away well no, it’s November and it’s next week!! Four things I’d draw your attention to: It’s free. There will be previews/announcements/roadmaps on… Read the full article

Can I use a pre-existing SSL certificate with Domino?

Here’s a common problem that comes up and the documentation on it is pretty non-existent (or more accurately the information is out there but not Domino specific so you really have to know what you’re doing to get it done). An organisation has purchased a SSL certificate, often a wildcard cert. Something like *.mycompany.com.  They… Read the full article

Quick tip: How do I get the root and intermediary certificates?

This is probably an obvious one but I know it confuses people.  If you need the root and intermediary certificates in the chain for your SSL certificate you do not need to contact the Certificate Authority to get them. (in fact they’ll have multiple root and intermediaries so the best way to get them is… Read the full article