Saturday, June 19, 2010

Sametime 8.5 client to the Notes 8.5.1 client

I have been using Sametime client 8.5 on Notes 8.5.1 client for a while, ST 8.5 client has various cool enhancements.

You can now give text background and text foreground colors.

Click to Scroll option, for new incoming message. If you are viewing old chat conversation in the same chat window.

For those who want to use Sametime 8.5 client on Notes 8.5.1 client, this is quite simple task.
1. Obtain the Sametime 8.5 client installation package (CZA6MML)
2. Extract the archive, and go to \CZA6MML\SametimeStandardClient\sametimeclient.for.notes\
3. Extract the .zip and execute setup.exe to install Sametime 8.5 client for Notes 8.5.1 client.

Refer the technote for details.

Friday, June 18, 2010

Subsequent outbound SMTP messages are rejected Domino 8.5.1

If you are using Domino 8.5.1 and SMTP gateway, do not miss to install FP3.

There is a know issue, In Lotus Domino 8.5.1 when one SMTP outbound message is rejected with a permanent error, such as "user not known", subsequent messages queued for the same destination are also rejected.

You receive delivery failure reports for messages where the failure reason is "Permanent error" with no supporting information.

This issue is now fixed in Lotus Notes and Domino 8.5.1 FP3 and 8.5.2.

Fix details: SPR# TPON83FH62

Refer the IBM Technote for details.

Thursday, June 10, 2010

Google new look

I was surprised to see new look for goole home page. The background is really cool and attractive. Cheers to innovation.

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Running maintenance on multiple databases

Many admins still have query on how to run maintenance on multiple databases. This is quite a simple task by creating an .ind file.

1. Create a blank file with extension .ind
2. Add those database with path to this .ind file
3. Save and close the file
4. Issues as server console command for maintenance.
5. This will run maintenance on each file listed under .ind file.