Losing the persistent chat history of a renamed HCL Sametime 12 user - how to fix it   

By Ales Lichtenberg | 11/6/23 3:36 AM | Infrastructure - Sametime | Added by Roberto Boccadoro

If you rename a user and they log into Sametime, they will not see the persistent chat history. This is not a bug and the loss is not permanent. You need to run the database tool to synchronize the data properly. The Sametime 12 documentation describes everything. Here is a simple description of how to perform this process.

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.