Three easy-to-use Java 17 features in Notes/Domino 14  

By Richard Pajerski | 12/21/23 1:43 AM | Infrastructure - Notes / Domino | Added by Roberto Boccadoro

As I mentioned previously, having Java 17 available with the latest release of Notes/Domino has brought welcome changes for Java developers. Just to scratch the surface a bit, here are three language-level niceties that we can immediately benefit from: 1. Simplified access to file contents 2. Local-variable type inference (var identifier) 3. Text blocks

Richard Pajerski: Securing access to MongoDB with Sametime 12 Premium  

By Richard Pajerski | 2/15/23 1:46 AM | Infrastructure - Sametime | Added by Roberto Boccadoro

The thrust of this post is on securing the server itself, and more specifically the MongoDB portion where chat histories, contact lists and other details are stored. HCL supports MongoDB versions 4.2 and higher on a best effort basis and I'm using version 6.0.4 on CentOS 8 for purposes of this post. Here's what worked for me. After installing, we configure our Sametime database using the MongoDB Shell; upon first connecting, there's no prompt for a password and we're plainly told: "Access control is not enabled for the database. Read and write access to data and configuration is unrestricted" Well, that's not good. It was now possible to connect using mongosh and fully control the server *from anywhere, without a password*... :-(

Notes client pegs one logical processor at 15%  

By Richard Pajerski | 6/21/21 11:01 AM | Infrastructure - Notes / Domino | Added by Oliver Busse

Having recently installed a Notes/Designer/Admin 12 client on Windows 8.1 Pro on an aging Intel i7 Quad-Core (with eight logical processors), I was surprised to see that after startup, Notes was consistently grabbing one logical processor and pegging it at around 15%. Windows Task Manager showed that nlnotes.exe was the process and it wouldn't let go of that processor until Notes was closed