Replace curl shipped with Windows with a recent version not build by Microsoft  

By Daniel Nashed | 11/19/21 1:42 AM | Infrastructure - Notes / Domino | Added by Roberto Boccadoro

While working on a OpenSSL server side project, I used curl.exe to test client cert authentication. It turned out that curl.exe shipped with Windows 11 is a quite old version -- last security patched end of 2019. The version is the exact same version I also see on Windows 10 (see details below). If you are using Curl on Windows, I would strongly recommend to replace Curl shipped with Windows, with a current Curl version provided by the Curl project directly!

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)

Domino One Touch install on Ubuntu and Debian  

By Daniel Nashed | 11/8/21 2:12 AM | Infrastructure - Notes / Domino | Added by Roberto Boccadoro

I am still not a big fan of Domino on Ubuntu or Debian. And it still makes a lot of sense to stay on platforms that are close to the two fully supported platforms RHEL and SLES!!! But specially for me testing software and also supporting my start scripts, this installer makes a lot of sense to support those platforms. For Ubuntu and Debian I needed the work-around to change the shell from dash to bash during install.

Domino install challenges on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS  

By Daniel Nashed | 11/8/21 2:11 AM | Infrastructure - Notes / Domino | Added by Roberto Boccadoro

There has not been any testing on my side for the start script on Ubuntu so far. But now that Ubuntu meets the basic requirements for Domino support, I took a quick look. There has been a live console issue, which I fixed in 3.6.1 today (already in the develop branch of the Domino Docker Community project). But it turned out that also the Domino install script has an issue on Ubuntu, because the default shell is dash instead of bash. Here are the technical details and a workaround.

Domino 12.0.1 – new compact option  

By Ulrich Krause | 11/8/21 2:09 AM | Infrastructure - Notes / Domino | Added by Roberto Boccadoro

Domino 12.0.1 includes an interesting enhancement to the compact task options. Together with the options -c and -X, -RESTARTensures that a compact that terminates because the limit set with -X is exceeded continues at exactly the same point during the next run. This ensures that even large files are compressed, which at the moment would never be fully compressed due to exceeding the time limit.

Domino-docker explained – Part 5 : Adding add-ons on top of your Domino image  

By Martijn de Jong | 11/2/21 2:34 AM | Infrastructure - Notes / Domino | Added by Roberto Boccadoro

In the previous parts, I explained how to create a Domino image and deploy it. But what if you want to add fix packs to your Domino image? Or Traveler, Volt or Verse? The scripts of the domino-docker project make this super simple. In this part, I’ll show you how to do this.