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IBM iSeries NetServer – Mapping Drives and Accessing via green screen

I’ve only been working with IBM i for a little over 6 years now but in that time I’ve grown to appreciate the durability, reliability, and complexity of the system. You can’t break these systems; just me power issues, storms, and people have all tried but they are resilient systems. That being said IBM has…




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Set up SSL using a third-party CA on IBM Domino

I recently wrote a blog post concerning Renewing SSL Cert on IBM iSeries. Now it’s time to write one for Domino. Of course when your SSL certificate renews there is a good chance that there is more than one place it’s going to have to be updated. We had 4-6 systems that required the SSL…




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Password Quality in Domino

Have you ever wondered what characteristics contribute to the Domino password quality? With so many devices to keep us connected no matter where we are at; coupled with a password for every blog, social media site, secure site, and countless others it’s easy to see why people get tired of remembering passwords. With so many…




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Renew SSL Cert on IBM i using the Digital Certificate Manager

Two weeks ago our SSL certificate expired. This was the first time that I had to take a renewed certificate and apply it to our machines. Today I am going to cover the steps I took to apply the SSL cert on our IBM i OS/400 box and the issues I encountered. We use a…




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Duplicate folders showing in the Notes & Traveler Move to Folder Option

So I ran into an interesting issue today with one of my users running Lotus Notes 8.5.3. It seems that the ‘Move to Folder’ option in Notes and Traveler was showing one of the users folders duplicated with the exact same name but in the Notes client it would only show one folder. The user…




Simplifying IBM Notes Locations Using Lotusscript

Struggling to remember which location is the right one to select based on where you are located? In a quest to simplify the use of IBM Notes (formerly Lotus Notes) in our environment I started working on this piece of Lotusscript. Often people would struggle with issues receiving mail, it taking longer than it should…




Errors contacting the Traveler Server

Error: “The account cannot be verified an error occurred while contacting the server traveler” I ran into this issue another user was having with Traveler after the upgrade to Domino and Traveler 9.0. Reported Issue: Installed the Lotus Domino 9.0.0 and Lotus Traveler 9.0.0 and there is an issue occurring on the iPhone, indicating that “the account…




Enabling Chat Logging – Sametime 8.5.2 Server

Over time I have had several requests from managers to pull Sametime chat logs. Unfortunately unless the user was saving the chat logs to their local client and not deleting them I didn’t have anything setup server side to address this issue. I found several technotes and documents from IBM on enabling server side chat…




Compilation of Technotes for Running Maintenance for Domino on IBM i

IBM put together these helpful technotes on running maintenance tasks for Domino on IBM i. First we will cover how to create an indirect file for Domino, then some indirect file tasks that can be setup (most of the Examples are for Windows), finally how to run tasks on the iSeries when the Domino iSeries…




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Restore Users Mail File Lotus Domino on iSeries

Recently I had to restore a user’s mail file to pull data that was accidentally deleted. Of course the tape I needed happened to already be in the drive and with my handy notes from last time I was able to restore it quickly and pull the data needed. Now I want to share my…