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Addressing ill informed opinions of HCL Domino

Something that has been discussed with HCL Ambassadors, HCL and within Domino People on an ongoing basis is ill informed opinions of HCL Domino. Get the name right for a start. Firstly this might seem like a particular pet peeve of a pedant who is working deeply with the technology but it’s not “Lotus” or… Read the full article

“Subjective Alternative Name” is missing from Certificate

Firstly, it would be remiss to not state the obvious here:- in Domino 12 there is a complete overhaul of how you initiate certs and cert requests within Domino. With the new CertMgr you can “magically” get a cert with LetsEncrypt. If you haven’t tried the beta of Domino 12 please do. It is magic.… 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