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This document contains links to IBM Notes, Domino & iNotes technical support documents and information that can help you get more value from your software. It is intended to help you to be proactive in your support and administration of Notes, Domino, and iNotes.

The content below was sent in the Support Newsletter for Notes & Domino on 10 September 2014. If you would like to subscribe, see the instructions in the IBM Support Newsletter Knowledge Collection @ https://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg27039010&acss=danl_948_web


In the Spotlight

  1. Supportability Q&A about IBM Notes and OS X 10.10.x
    This technote contains questions and answers pertaining to installing and running IBM Notes on Apple's OS X 10.10.x Yosemite.
  2. Some iNotes operations fail to work correctly in Chrome browsers upgraded to Chrome version 37
    Starting with Google Chrome version 37, support of the showModalDialog API is deprecated. Loss of this API negatively impacts IBM iNotes users.
  3. Security Bulletin: IBM Notes and Domino - Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Java (Oracle April 2014 Critical Patch Update) and IBM HTTP Server for Domino (CVE-2014-0963)
    IBM Notes and Domino 9.0.1 Fix Pack 2 provides fixes for CVE-2014-0963 in the IBM HTTP Server provided with Domino and the Java issues disclosed in the Oracle April 2014 Critical Patch Update.
  4. Join the Notes & Domino 9.x Forum Discussion on the topic, "Recent interest in TLS SHA-2 certificates"
    At this time, the Domino kyr file does not provide native support for SHA-2 certificates for protocols such as LDAPS, HTTPS, DIIOPS, etc. If you desire this functionality in your environment, we encourage you to open a PMR and add your company to the enhancement request opened for this issue (SPR# ABAI7SASE6).
  5. Release Notice & "Top 20" Fix List for Notes & Domino 9.0.1 Fix Pack 2
    9.0.1 Fix Pack 2 addresses defects in both the Client, Server, Notes Browser Plug-in and Domino Social Edition OpenSocial component. 9.0.1 Fix Pack 2 also updates the embedded JVM to 1.6 SR16 to address security vulnerabilities. 9.0.1 Fix Pack 2 adds support for the following: Citrix XenApp 7.5 for Client; Internet Explorer 11 for XPages; RHEL7 for Server...
  6. Notes clients on Linux will not launch if Sametime 9 add-on installer is applied after Notes 9.0.1 Fix Pack 1 or Fix Pack 2 is installed
    On Linux, if you apply the Sametime 9 add-on installer AFTER installing Notes 9.0.1 Fix Pack 1 or Fix Pack 2, then the Notes client will not launch. Note: This issue impacts Notes on Linux only. Notes clients running on Windows and Macintosh do not encounter this issue.
  7. Download Options for Notes & Domino 9.0.1 Fix Packs
    This document provides download information for 9.0.1 Fix Packs for Notes, Domino, Notes Browser-Plug-in, and Domino OpenSocial Component.
  8. Interim Fixes for 8.5.3 Fix Pack 6 IBM Notes, IBM Domino & IBM iNotes
    This technote contains download information and SPR Fix Lists for Interim Fixes for version 8.5.3 Fix Pack 6 of IBM Notes, IBM Domino, and IBM iNotes. Note that Interim Fixes are cumulative and contain all of the fixes from previous versions.

Troubleshooting & How To

  1. Step-By-Step Troubleshooting Guide for Unread Marks
    The content in this troubleshooting guide originated from the informative and very well received presentation given by Amy Knox during an Open Mic session this past June. This troubleshooting guide covers many topics related to Notes/Domino unread marks including key terms and concepts, troubleshooting tools, known issues, "must gather" information, and techniques for resolving issues.
  2. Quick guide to setting up SSL using Domino as the Certificate Authority
    This technote provides the steps to configure SSL on a Lotus Domino server using Domino as the Certificate Authority (CA). This method takes advantage of the Domino CA's keyring form that automatically creates the server key ring and the server certificate request, signs it with the CA certificate, then installs the CA certificate and the signed server certificate into the server key ring.
  3. MustGather files to troubleshoot Notes 9.x Standard Configuration crashes on Macs
    IBM Notes 9.0.x Standard is Crashing on the Macintosh Platform. What files should I gather and send to IBM Support?
  4. How to use a Transform file to install Notes 9.x with legacy 8.5.x data paths
    This technote provides options describing how to use a Transform file to install Notes 9.x with legacy 8.5.x data paths.
  5. How to handle ODS database versions in mixed Notes environments
    How can you determine the On Disk Structure (ODS) version of a Lotus Notes database? Also how should you handle ODS in mixed Notes environments?
  6. How to enable Domino network communication on RHEL 7.0
    The new userland interface in RHEL7, Firewalld, when enabled, will block network communication of Notes and Domino. This technote describes two possible solutions for this issue.
  7. How to change a Domino server's installation type
    You have previously set up your Domino server but now need to specify a different server type. For instance, you initially setup a Domino server as a Mail server but now need to configure it as a Domino Enterprise Server. How can this be done?
  8. Error: "Illegal circular USE: DocExpProcessing" when opening folder or mail file
    Using Lotus Notes, when opening a mail file or switching to a view or folder, you receive the following error multiple times: "Error: 'Illegal circular USE: DocExpProcessing'." The error may occur at other unexpected times but typically occurs when switching to a private view or folder.
  9. Can I restore hard deleted documents in a database?
    This technote explains the difference between soft deletions and hard deletions in Notes/Domino, and it provides answers on whether hard deleted documents can be recovered.
  10. All-in-one Admin Tool for agent-based troubleshooting & problem solving
    This technote contains an All-in-one Admin Tool that consists of a collection of tools that IBM Support provides in various technotes and wiki articles. These technotes usually require an Administrator to create agents to troubleshoot or workaround various issues. This goal of this tool is to eliminate those steps in favor of guided options to perform the required tasks.

Events & Announcements

  1. IBM Notes and Domino V9.0.1 now includes social capabilities from IBM Connections V5.0...
    With IBM Notes V9.0.1, you can quickly locate the people and content you need through integrated access to social tools from IBM Connections.
  2. IBM Connect evolves to meet the needs of our technical clients and partners
    In 2015, IBM Connect will transform into an even more in-depth technical event, “IBM ConnectED” that provides the deep “nuts and bolts” technical experience that is so important to our long-standing technical community.
  3. Take this Quality Survey - You have a chance to shape the future of IBM software!
    We want to know and understand your opinion of IBM software used within your organization. The best way to drive change is to speak up, help us to make IBM software the quality that you expect it to be. The responses that we receive will be evaluated and used to drive change in future versions of IBM software.
  4. Help us Design an Improved Support Experience!
    IBM is exploring innovative ways to assist clients with solving their technical problems. To supplement searching for documentation or a fix, or opening a Service Request, we are designing a new support experience that will efficiently find answers to your support questions.
  5. IBM Client Success Essentials Community
    This community brings together users of IBM Industry Solutions software to share, collaborate and connect with each other virtually. In this community, you'll find training videos, upcoming events, blogs, important web links, and more. Sign in with your IBM ID and register for the site.

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Cross reference information
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Messaging Applications IBM Notes 9.0, 8.5, 8.0, 7.0
Messaging Applications IBM iNotes 9.0, 8.5
Messaging Applications IBM Domino Designer 9.0, 8.5

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