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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

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

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

The Truth about Migrating from Domino to Microsoft (Mail Edition)

In this article we describe our real life experience of migrating from Notes/Domino to Microsoft Exchange and Exchange online. To be clear we have a vested interest here. We don’t want any of our customers to migrate from HCL Domino to any other platforms. However we also do acknowledge that we have got business from… Read the full article

Domino Admin ID Expired? Here’s what you need to do…

What happens when your only Domino Admin type ID expires? Not a lot really because you won’t be able to do anything! You will need to recertify your Admin ID with a new certificate and expiration date but you need an Admin ID for that right? Not if you follow this simple guide which should… Read the full article

Everything has changed

Long time, no blog. It’s been a while since this blog has been active, and so much as happened since with HCL Notes Domino. Well, in the middle of 2019 the HCL take over of Notes/Domino from IBM was finally completed. (If you’re still catching up on new links with HCL, bookmark this page Rainer… Read the full article

Why move from IBM Domino? An economic study

This is a very interesting and compelling document that you should read before buying into Microsoft’s never ending falsehood that “IBM Notes and IBM Domino is dead”. Indeed, the opposite is true. Of course, everyone acknowledges that there have been no counter-messages from IBM to Microsoft’s claims and IBM have underinvested in Notes/Domino over the… 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

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

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