Changing the Connections Admin user in a CCM enabled Connections installation

While migrating a Connections environment side-by-side I had the challenge to also change the connectionsAdmin and filenetAdmin alias user. In this blog post, I will describe the necessary steps to successfully switch the admin alias to another user. This post will be focused on the Filenet/CCM part. Continue reading “Changing the Connections Admin user in a CCM enabled Connections installation”

CCM CR2 Upgrade: “The Deploy Application task has one or more blank passwords”

While updating an IBM Connections 5.5 environment to 5.5 CR2 I had an issue with the CCM (Connections Content Manager) upgrade scripts. The installation routine did not output any clear error message. After some research I found following output in the “fn-ce-update.log”: Continue reading “CCM CR2 Upgrade: “The Deploy Application task has one or more blank passwords””

Using TLS 1.2 only configuration with IBM Connections 5.5

IBM released the “How to Force IBM Connections 5.5 CR1 to Use TLSv1.2” (the Technote was removed, you will now find it here) Technote about 4 months ago. Around this time, I started trying to get a full-blown Connections environment working with TLS 1.2 only configuration. Mainly because of an issue with the RTE widget (See Ben’s blog post for more information). Unfortunately, some other stuff wasn’t working as expected. After some analysis, we decided to create a handful PMRs. Ben posted a second blog post with some more details about the issues. In this post, I would like to provide an update and some more information about the problems and possible solutions. Continue reading “Using TLS 1.2 only configuration with IBM Connections 5.5”

CCM: Roundtrip editing not working

With Connections 5 CR2 you are able to use roundtrip editing for CCM files using Windows Desktop Plugin. In some of my environments there were problems with this new feature. Most of them are old upgraded 4.0 or 4.5 envorinments.

You are able to reproduce this problem by running through following steps: Continue reading “CCM: Roundtrip editing not working”