HCL Sametime 12.0.1 - How to upgrade  

By Ales Lichtenberg | 11/21/22 4:09 PM | Infrastructure - Sametime | Added by Oliver Busse

A few days ago, HCL Sametime and HCL Sametime Premium 12.0.1 were released. The installation is basically the same as for version 12.0, but I modified my guide. The upgrade is also very simple, so you can check out the guide I prepared. So you can get started.

How to migrate older Sametime to HCL Sametime 12 Guide - Ales Lichtenberg  

By Ales Lichtenberg | 9/27/22 10:04 AM | Infrastructure - Sametime | Added by Roberto Boccadoro

If you are running Sametime V11 or earlier and want to upgrade to Sametime 12, you have two options. They start from scratch with a clean install (sometimes it’s worth it) or migrate existing Sametime to the new Sametime 12. I have prepared a short guide on how to migrate the contact list (vpuserinfo.nsf) of your users and I have also added the option to convert from native Domino Directory to LDAP, which is a condition for migration to Sametime 12.

How to start Sametime automatically when the OS starts   

By Ales Lichtenberg | 7/19/22 3:23 AM | Infrastructure - Sametime | Added by Roberto Boccadoro

In the HCL Knowledge Base, there is an article, https://support.hcltechsw.com/csm?id=kb_article&sysparm_article=KB0099516, on how to configure Sametime 12 to start automatically after the operating system starts. And what is the procedure?

HCL Sametime Premium and HCL Sametime 12.0 FP1 is out  

By Ales Lichtenberg | 7/15/22 5:51 AM | Infrastructure - Sametime | Added by Matteo Bisi

the first FP for Sametime V12.0 is now available and includes the following list of fixes: Source: https://support.hcltechsw.com/csm?id=kb_article&sysparm_article=KB0099322

HCL Sametime Connect client 11.6 IF3 and Sametime 12.0 Standard Client Updated  

By Ales Lichtenberg | 6/3/22 1:55 AM | Infrastructure - Sametime | Added by Roberto Boccadoro

When installing HCL Sametime Connect 12.0 client on Windows and Mac platforms, the install does not complete and the following error is reported: Unexpected results have occurred during the provisioning operation For additional information, please refer to the logs: C:\user\username\AppData\Roaming\HCL\Sametime\logs

Engage 2022 Recap  

By Ales Lichtenberg | 5/31/22 12:22 AM | Business - Events / People | Added by Roberto Boccadoro

After two years again of face-to-face conferences. A great venue in Bruges (Belgium), 3 days of filled program with a great sessions, over 300 participants, 24km at my feet during the conference including transfers to the hotel (according to Apple Watch), two amazing evenings with fellow HCL Ambassadors and other speakers. Great food and especially beer, the number of types and the amount I drank I prefer not to count. Just a great event again.

My install guide “HCL Sametime 12.0 – Step by Step” is out  

By Ales Lichtenberg | 5/20/22 3:15 AM | Infrastructure - Sametime | Added by Oliver Busse

According to previous announcements, I createted first version a step by step installation guide for HCL Sametime 12.0. It is a guide for basic installation and configuration so that Sametime and Sametime Meetings can be tested easily and quickly.

HCL Sametime Premium and HCL Sametime 12.0 released   

By Ales Lichtenberg | 4/28/22 4:56 PM | Infrastructure - Sametime | Added by Oliver Busse

Sametime V12 Premium has just been released. Here is an overview with links to the necessary documents.

Domino Auto Update Task (AUT) problem with language versions  

By Ales Lichtenberg | 4/4/22 3:13 AM | Infrastructure - Notes / Domino | Added by Roberto Boccadoro

With several other Domino admins and customers, I consulted problem with upgrading the Notes client V12.x using AUT (Domino Auto Update Task). The English version worked correctly, but in our case the Czech version did not work. Everything was configured correctly, but the upgrade itself failed to start. After consulting with HCL Support, the workaround is relatively simple.

HCL Domino 12.0.1 IF2 available  

By Ales Lichtenberg | 3/4/22 1:58 PM | Infrastructure - Notes / Domino | Added by Oliver Busse

Next IF2 for Domino 12.0.1was released today. All fixies are listed in the table. Check Flexnet.

Compact system databases with minimal Domino server downtime - Ales Lichtenberg  

By Ales Lichtenberg | 3/2/22 3:23 PM | Infrastructure - Notes / Domino | Added by Oliver Busse

Each of us has to deal with maintenance, especially “compact” system databases such as log.nsf, admin4.nsf, events4.nsf, ddm.nsf and so on. Yes, just turn off the Domino server and take the compact offline. Depending on the size of the databases, server downtime increases. However, there is an option to minimize server downtime. Since of Domino 9.0.x, there is a compact with these parameters

HCL Traveler has ended supporting HTTP (without SSL)  

By Ales Lichtenberg | 11/16/21 6:01 AM | Infrastructure - Notes / Domino | Added by Roberto Boccadoro

With today’s update (November 15) HCL Verse for Android, HCL Traveler Companion for iOS and HCL ToDo for iOS has ended HTTP configuration support and only HTTPs are no longer supported. This applies from these versions: HCL Verse pro Android (12.0.5) HCL Companion pro iOS (12.0.2) HCL To Do pro iOS (12.0.2)

How I solved the problem Sametime integration with iNotes / Verse  

By Ales Lichtenberg | 9/27/21 3:42 AM | Infrastructure - Notes / Domino | Added by Roberto Boccadoro

I recently worked on one integration of Sametime V 11.6 with iNotes and Verse (2.2.0). I configured everything as usual, but I still couldn’t get Sametime up and running with iNotes and Verse. Although this has been described in the documentation, discussion forums or on various blogs, I would like to remind you once again that certain parameters need to be used.

How to install HCL Nomad for web: Step-By-Step  

By Ales Lichtenberg | 9/21/21 2:12 AM | Infrastructure - SafeLinx | Added by Roberto Boccadoro

With the kind permission of the author Petr Kunc (Technical Advisor, Digital Solutions HCL Software), I would like to share his Step-by-Step document on how to install and configure HCL Nomad for web. Via to this document, you can run the test environment of your Nomad for web browser in just a few minutes.

Some interesting video sources of HCL Digital Solutions for Summer  

By Ales Lichtenberg | 7/22/21 8:34 AM | Infrastructure - Notes / Domino | Added by Oliver Busse

HCL publishes short video tutorials on its YouTube channel, so I chose a few for the holiday time. Here are a few links.

HCL Domino V12 - TOTP configuration  

By Ales Lichtenberg | 6/21/21 2:00 AM | Infrastructure - Notes / Domino | Added by Roberto Boccadoro

At the June SUTOL Cafe, I talked about the Timed One Time Password (TOTP) provides an additional layer of security (two-factor authentication) configuration, which is a new feature in Domino V 12. A simple guide is in the presentation

Updated Table of Client types that are connecting to a Sametime server (include Notes 12)  

By Ales Lichtenberg | 6/16/21 1:04 AM | Infrastructure - Sametime | Added by Roberto Boccadoro

The new Notes 12.0 client type (using the embedded Sametime 11.5 product) that uses a connection to the Sametime server has ID 0x12A4

How to upgrade HCL Sametime Community and Proxy server 11.5 to 11.6  

By Ales Lichtenberg | 6/1/21 3:01 AM | Infrastructure - Sametime | Added by Oliver Busse

HCL Sametime server 11.6 was released. Official announcements will come soon. Register for this official launch event on June 7 Although the upgrade from version 11.5 is the same as previous release, I created a simple Step by Step tutorial.

Sametime Meetings Live Stream on YouTube  

By Ales Lichtenberg | 5/4/21 1:14 PM | Infrastructure - Sametime | Added by Oliver Busse

Have you had the opportunity to try Live Stream from your Sametime Meeting meetings? Setup is not complicated. I have prepared a short step by step manual.

HCL Domino/Notes 12 (Beta 3) - integrated Backup and Restore solution   

By Ales Lichtenberg | 4/6/21 7:11 AM | Infrastructure - Notes / Domino | Added by Oliver Busse

One of the new features you will find in Beta 3 HCL Domino/Notes 12 is the integrated Backup and Restore. After installing this release, I tested this new functionality with a backup on my home NAS.

End of HTTP (non-SSL) support for HCL Traveler mobile clients  

By Ales Lichtenberg | 3/31/21 2:24 AM | Infrastructure - Notes / Domino | Added by Roberto Boccadoro

End of HTTP (non-SSL) support for HCL Traveler mobile clients - Ales Lichtenberg If you are still using only HTTP for Traveler, prepare for the end of support on October 21, 2021. From then on, only HTTPs will be supported.

Some interesting video sources of HCL Digital Solutions  

By Ales Lichtenberg | 3/11/21 1:54 AM | Business - News | Added by Roberto Boccadoro

I recently came across some interesting recordings of HCL webinars and product video demos published by HCL Here are a few links.

HCL Domino Volt 1.0.2 News and Fix List  

By Ales Lichtenberg | 12/9/20 2:12 AM | Development - Leap / Volt | Added by Roberto Boccadoro

New release Domino Volt 1.0.2 (Build level: 1.0.2.9) is out.

HCL Verse 2.0.1 -New Features and Fix List  

By Ales Lichtenberg | 12/8/20 2:08 AM | Infrastructure - Notes / Domino | Added by Roberto Boccadoro

A new release of HCL Verse 2.0.1 (On-Premises) is available on Flexnet. What does it bring new and what repairs does it contain?

The end of one long mission and the beginning of another   

By Ales Lichtenberg | 12/3/20 9:12 AM | Business - Events / People | Added by Oliver Busse

It’s unbelievable for me too, but after 26 years, yes you read right, after 26 years I’ve decided to accept a new job offer. My last working day at KAISER DATA will be December 31st. From January 1, my new employer will be the leading Czech HCL Business Partner – Whitesoft. One of my colleagues will be, for example, another HCL Ambassador Jan Valdman.

Notes client 11.0.1 in Windows 10 is blurred at scale and layout display 125%  

By Ales Lichtenberg | 12/2/20 2:11 AM | Infrastructure - Notes / Domino | Added by Roberto Boccadoro

I received a request to resolve the following issue. After upgrading the Notes client from 9.0.1 to 11.0.1 on a Windows 10 laptop and the recommended display of 125% (Scale and layout), the Notes client and all applications were a bit blurry. The same problem can be reproduced when set to 150%

How to install HCL Sametime Meetings 11.5 Premium  

By Ales Lichtenberg | 11/12/20 5:37 AM | Infrastructure - Sametime | Added by Matteo Bisi

After the release of HCL Meetings 11.5, I updated my manual for installing the Pre-Release version. The update also includes an upgrade to Release 11.5 and I added how to updating the Sametime Meeting Server TLS Certificates.

How to upgrade HCL Sametime server 11.0 to 11.5  

By Ales Lichtenberg | 11/11/20 3:29 AM | Infrastructure - Sametime | Added by Roberto Boccadoro

HCL Sametime server 11.5 was released yesterday after previous announcements. Although the upgrade from version 11.0 is the same as in the case of FP1 or FP2, I created a simple Step by Step tutorial.

Domino AppDev Pack 1.0.6 released  

By Ales Lichtenberg | 10/8/20 12:22 PM | Development - Notes / Domino | Added by Matteo Bisi

Release 1.0.6 includes the following changes: New Java API documentation. See here and here. New Java API support for rich text, agent and Act-as-User operations. New Exclusive OAuth2 scopes for calendar API access. See here and here. Removed support for Domino V10.0.1 FP5. New Node.js API to export a Domino database as DXL. For details see exportDXL.

End of APNS (Apple Push notifications) support in Sametime V9 or V10 environments (Nov 2020)  

By Ales Lichtenberg | 9/16/20 4:38 AM | Infrastructure - Sametime | Added by Roberto Boccadoro

After November 2020, APNS (Apple Push notifications) will no longer work in Sametime V9 or V10 environments. Apple will drop support for the legacy APNS protocol that is used in Sametime V9 and V10. If you require mobile APNS (Apple Push Notification), Sametime will need to be upgraded to HCL Sametime v11.