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HCL deliver Domino 12 ahead of schedule!

Short message that you can download Notes, Domino and Traveler 12, and Sametime 11.6 today from flexnet. (also Nomad Web 1.0.0 – Notes client in a browser!!) HCL are planning a huge launch event from June 7th, with a series of associated events(called the Domino dozen) to follow for 12 days. Register if you haven’t… Read the full article

Issue using .ind files to compact

I came across this issue last week when upgrading a customer from Domino 9 to R11.0.1FP3. I was finishing the upgrade by performing an offline (Domino server stopped) ODS upgrade on a large number of files using compact -c -upgrade over a .ind file that contained all files that were still on an older ODS.… Read the full article

Exchange Hacks Six Weeks On – What’s Happening?

If you read this blog you’ll know I’ve written about the Exchange Hacks a few weeks back. What’s interesting is the feedback we’ve got since. We are aware of many folks who were directly affected. We’ve heard through others of many more. Not too many people are posting flashing neon signs saying what happened to… Read the full article

Domino Online Meeting Integration will be here in DAYS

So if you haven’t been watching NCUG (why not! Well done Hogne it’s been really good), Thomas Hampel announced that a new feature DOMI will be available within days on GitHub for free. It’s a small update to a mail template, and allows your Notes calendar to integrate with Teams, Zoom, GoTo Meeting and Sametime… Read the full article

Domino Public key checking – Do it.

HCL are really on top of their game on security and so is Domino. You may have recently seen a blog I did for HCL on HCL Domino v12: The 4 New Security Features You’ve Been Waiting for However it is really important not to assume that your environment is completely secure. This blog today… Read the full article

Quick tip – Connection documents with Domino clusters

This is a powerful yet under-utilized feature in Domino.  It’s not complicated.  In a replication connection document, you can use the Domino server cluster name instead of a server name in the “Destination server” field. There’s a couple of small caveats, the cluster.ncf on the source server needs to be up to date, and the… Read the full article

Beta 3 of Domino 12 is here!

At the time of posting this the Domino 12 beta 3 webinar is live please catch up with it. I knew some of the outline extra features and improvements that were likely to be included but I can honestly say I’m still suprised by the amount HCL have managed to fit in here. Here’s the… Read the full article

Microsoft Exchange’s security is “Swiss-cheese”

“Microsoft Corp’s failure to fix known problems with its cloud software facilitated the massive SolarWinds hack that compromised at least nine federal government agencies, according to security experts and the office of U.S. Senator Ron Wyden.” –Reuters “Microsoft has confirmed that hackers, attributed to state-sponsored Chinese operatives, are currently attacking Microsoft Exchange Server installations using… Read the full article

Talking to an OAuth2 API from the Notes Client (NO Xpages)

Introduction Have you wondered if it is possible to talk to an OAuth2 SaaS API from the Notes Client without XPages? We did just that! We were asked to develop a solution to create invoices and contact information from a standard HCL Domino CRM and Licence Tracking application to an OAuth2 api. The requirement was… Read the full article

HCL Digital Week comes to you!

In case you haven’t caught is elsewhere or haven’t registered, please do yourself a favour and register for HCL Digital Week comes to you (EMEA). It starts tomorrow and runs in the morning, on Wednesday (3rd March) and Thursday (4th March). The sessions are snappy in length and cover interesting topics with knowledgeable speakers. Time… Read the full article