POODLE in the repeat

POODLE in the repeat Lately we have heard a lot of POODLE I have already blogged about it twice here and here at ibmconnections.com. But there is much more to tell about it so that the reason I am creating this article. Nowadays when we talk about POODLE we have to specify which one (to […]

Avoiding CSS cache issues in IBM Connections 4.5

Many IBM Connections 4.5 admins may have seen this kind of thing in the past: Users see the page structure in their browser but with formatting badly mangled. Often clearing cache and refreshing page, or else just waiting a few minutes and trying again, appears to resolve it.  The issue is browser- and platform-independent, and […]

A fix for the Chrome header issue

Stuart blogged back in January about a known issue with downloading files from the files application using Chrome. IBM do not officially support Chrome with Connections 3.0.1 – but our good friend & IBM Champion Sjaak Ursinus has devised a work around. Header edit Content-Disposition ^(.*)creation-date=(.*);smodification-date=(.*);$ “$1creation-date=”$2″; modification-date=”$3″;” ensure the mod_header module is uncommented httpd.conf […]

An issue with custom themes and communities

I have had a PMR open for some time relating to a bit of a known issue with Custom themes and Connections communities. There was an issue where you would create a custom theme : In my case I also customised the coloured community themes also: When clicking on forums, blogs etc the theme was […]

Issue with Connections media widget timing out

Whilst building a new Connections environment for a customer we noticed a strange issue when uploading large files to the media gallery. Initially I thought it was related to the size of the file, but the same file will upload to the Connections files application without issue. There is very little errors in the SystemOut.log […]