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Keith Brooks6783 

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Let Domino Console Tell Version Quickr or with QPTool

: Quickr / version quickr admin console qptool
: version, quickr, admin, console, qptool
Keith Brooks6783 - 21 2011 / (1)
: Open
Prior to 8.5 Quickr admins could find the version installed either by watching the console on startup or opening a browser and looking at the page source of the Quickr pages and would see a simple verison reference.
In 8.5 one must now open the page source and search for ...
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Book Proposal: Troubleshooting Lotus Infrastructures

: Lotus Technical Information / book troubleshooting
: book, troubleshooting
Keith Brooks6783 - 16 2010 / (1)
: Open
The problem is this could be a tome, but maybe it will be done in 8 parts.
1) Notes
2) iNotes
3) Domino
4) Quickr D/J
5) Sametime
6) Connections
7) Portal
edited after Bens comments to include:
8) LotusLive
 
 
Start with  the obvious issues, move to more extensive ...
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Follow-up items should have a color assigned

: Notes Client / follow-up flag color
: follow-up, flag, color
Keith Brooks6783 - 14 2010 / (2)
: Open
It would be nice to have items which are marked for follow-up to not just have a flag but have a selection of colors to choose from to see them in the inbox.
Client asked for this because the flags are not noticeable enough on screen when glancing at it.
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DDM could benefit from addng Twitter or SMS to Notifications

: Domino Administrator / ddm twitter sms
: ddm, twitter, sms
Keith Brooks6783 - 19 2010 / (4)
: Open
It wuld be nice if there was a simple and easy way to enable DDM with Twitter.
Why? Because when mail routing fails an email being sent will not be efficient.
There is most likley a way to do this so if anyone has done it, let me know how.
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Company Link in Top Action Bar should go to Company Website

: LotusLive / url lotuslive dashboard
: url, lotuslive, dashboard
Keith Brooks6783 - 22 2010 / (0)
: Open
The link which goes to the company name should be customizable so the admin can set either the internal or external webpage as that link. Yes, i understand this links back inside lotuslive and this would link it out, but it's a frame, why can't it be coded to stay ...
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My Dashboard needs Extensions

: LotusLive / dashboard lotuslive
: dashboard, lotuslive
Keith Brooks6783 - 22 2010 / (0)
: Open
It would be very helpful as the administrator to be able to add a few customizable entries to the Dashboard list so one could link to web based apps or websites, so travel company or HR for example.
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Allow either a * or easier way to preset available times

: Notes Client / calendar profile
: calendar profile
Keith Brooks6783 - 16 2010 / (2)
: Open
For years since R3 i think or R4, the Notes client calendar availability has been set to default of 9-12 and 1-5 which is just not practical. Why can't it be set to either a default of 24 hours or * or something like 8am to 6pm?
Yes I know ...
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Make iNotes mail Redirector Application Cluster Aware

: Domino Server / inotes redirector webmail dwa
: inotes, redirector, webmail, dwa
Keith Brooks6783 - 15 2010 / (4)
: Open
This is something which could be done and should be done but hasn't.
Probably because big customers have the money for IP Sprayers/load balancers.
But if this is a thorn in your side as an admin or as a user vote for it.
In my session at The View conference ...
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Policy for Return Receipt and Confirm Delivery Options

: Notes Client / confirm delivery return receipt
: confirm delivery, return receipt
Keith Brooks6783 - 03 2010 / (0)
: Open
Basic problem is there is no permanenet setting to keep confirm delivery or return receipt on a client.
Legal clients want it for most of their work.
 
If we had this policy it would stop me from having multiple mail templates, one for those with this need, one for ...
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Calendar profile Error for forwarded mail users MUST stop or be configurable

: Domino Administrator / calendar profile forwarded email
: calendar profile, forwarded email
Keith Brooks6783 - 22 2010 / (4)
: Open
There is a technote, http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21260359, which says Domino will recognize any user with a forwarding address as not using their calendar.
That's great, very nice.
However, in a mixed shop of Notes, Gmail, Exchange et al and when you are running DDm and monitoring notifications, every time the server starts up ...
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Stop Traveler from even asking it to be the homepage

: Traveler / homepage web redirect mailjump dwa inotes
: homepage, web redirect, mailjump, dwa, inotes
Keith Brooks6783 - 20 2010 / (1)
: Open
There is really no reason to ask for traveler to be set as a homepage and cause havoc on existing installations and destroy mailjump/dwa redirection.
I know the option shows up in the install, but given how few people read warnings, then have support calls because of it and the ...
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Time bar to let you know when an ID and mail box file will be completed

: Notes Client / id creation mailbox creation
: id creation, mailbox creation
Keith Brooks6783 - 20 2010 / (4)
: Open
After my recent venture to the twilight zone of bandwidth hell, if the admin client would provide a timeline to show how long till done creating an ID/mailbox I could have saved everyone a lot of time and money.
 
Sure, normally this is quick, but not if you are ...
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Sidebar applications should have an option to alphabetize

: Notes Client / sidebar alphabetize
: sidebar, alphabetize
Keith Brooks6783 - 13 2010 / (1)
: Open
It would be nice if the Sidebar apps, and I have 20+ in there now, could have a sort option by Alphabet, or most used as someone else asked about.
I recognize this is not a high priority issue, but from the person using it sometimes it might be.
 
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Text to Columns Needed

: Symphony / text to columns
: text to columns
Keith Brooks6783 - 28 2009 / (4)
: Open
Nothing I use more often when manipulating data but just don't see it in Symphony. Openoffice has it as a plugin or built-in.
If I have missedthe plugin or an option, let me know but if not, please add this.
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Please include the version # on the download page of the device clients

: Traveler / traveler version
: traveler, version
Keith Brooks6783 - 23 2009 / (2)
: Open
After upgrading to 8.5.1 the download page still does not show what version is on the server for the various clients. Right now I manually edit the page with a version #.
Why doesn't this update appropriately like in Sametime where it shows the version available for downlaod?
Small thing ...
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Multiple Activities Sites Abound, but only one entry in Client exists

: Connections / multiple activities activities
: multiple activities, activities
Keith Brooks6783 - 23 2009 / (3)
: Open
While I understand IBM's perspective is one Activities server to a company, what if you have more than 1? what if you belong to Bleedyellow, greenhouse, IBM's, test domain, live domain, other live domain?
 
sure some follow you in the location doc switching but what if you don't switch? ...
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Runtime for NSF's

: Domino Designer / runtime nsf
: runtime, nsf
Keith Brooks6783 - 09 2009 / (9)
: Open
In trying to create a demo for a client, which I will not be at and is NOT a Lotus shop, I wanted the intended customer to be shown the demo fo the db by the partner/sales team which brought me in.
One problem, they don't have a notes client ...
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Better Notification of Unsent mail

: Notes Client / email sent unsent
: email, sent, unsent
Keith Brooks6783 - 08 2009 / (6)
: Open
I recently experienced irate users who were unaware that their mails had not been sent due to some ISP issues.
 
The users were workign remotely and replicated to send mail.
 
They were upset because Notes never tells the user in an obvious way that their mail has NOT been ...
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Blogger Meetups

: Lotusphere / ls09
: ls09
Keith Brooks6783 - 05 2008 / (3)
: Open
Since there is no official blogger's lounge so to speak, what should one do if you want to meet someone?
Aside fom the Blogger BoF and the BALD dinner saturday night, if you wanted to meet or find someone, what would you prefer?
Some people don't want to be too ...
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Checklists for Completion of Installation

: Lotus Technical Information / checklist
: checklist
Keith Brooks6783 - 03 2008 / (3)
: Complete
One thing which frustrates me to no end when traiing new admins is the lack of a basic checklist for them to follow.
The Infocenter is way too much detail for newbies and a bit misleading for others. The Quickr one for instance goes in circles about LDAP vs. Directory, ...
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The Jekyll and Hyde Administrator, 3 Sides to Every Story

: LS09 Best Practices Sessions / ls09 admin
: ls09, admin
Keith Brooks6783 - 27 2008 / (0)
: Complete
Gregg Eldred and Keith Brooks presenting
 
As an administrator or a developer, your job is to manage your users, their expectations, and their attitudes. Come experience all 3 sides of the story, the good, the bad and the users. On a daily basis you are asked some pointed and ...
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LDAP, The choice of a New Generation

: LS09 Best Practices Sessions / sametime ldap integration connections quickr
: sametime, ldap, integration, connections, quickr
Keith Brooks6783 - 11 2008 / (1)
: Complete
Domino lover? Great! How do you feel about Quickr, Sametime and Connections? The Triple Crown running on top of Lotus Domino?  Find out why this critical decision has pros and cons which need to be addressed, preferably, BEFORE you roll out the Triple Crown. Can you reverse the decision? How ...
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Best Practices for New Admins

: LS09 Best Practices Sessions / ls09
: ls09
Keith Brooks6783 - 06 2008 / (8)
: Complete

Best Practices are fine and good, but what about the junior admins who never get training anymore? Or more importantly those developers that never quite understand mail routing, among other topics?

Updated 9/7 with a better description - We have all been there, done that, some of us for more years ...

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Blogger's Lounge

: Lotusphere / lotusphere blog
: lotusphere, blog
Keith Brooks6783 - 06 2008 / (4)
: Open
We want to see a Blogger's Lounge, as many other large shows have now.
Perhaps part of the press area, but it's a place for us, and for others to come, meet, learn(we can schedule mini sessions) train, do interviews and of coursse blog.
Sponsorship is possible, and ancillary items ...
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Server Registration should be from the Server tab not configurations

: Domino Administrator / server registration
: server, registration
Keith Brooks6783 - 24 2008 / (2)
: Open

As an Admin, I find it frustrating that I can clcik ont he People tab and then there is an option to register people in the right sidebar.

But click on Server and nothing.

I have to click on configurations to get server registration.

WHY?????

Please someone in Iris think ...

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Traveler Interference

: Traveler / traveler
: traveler
Keith Brooks6783 - 11 2008 / (1)
: Open
Traveler, sometimes, causes my other email boxes on my phone to not synch properly. Perhaps my phone is just  not a true multitasking phone(HTC 8125) but it seems since installing traveler that my deletions and synch with other mail boxes are not getting properly taken care of.
 
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Traveler should synch, not overwrite on first install

: Traveler / traveler synch
: traveler, synch
Keith Brooks6783 - 11 2008 / (1)
: Open
Traveler is great, it's cool, but it overwritesmy data and that's not cool.
Instead of the default being that it will write over everything on your phone it should synch the 2 or have the option what to do like Easysync does.
So I have to synch my contacts with ...
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Workspace background should be editable

: Notes Client / workspace
: workspace
Keith Brooks6783 - 09 2008 / (1)
: Open
Why isn't the workspace configurable so if our company wants its logo on it we can do it?
It should be as simple as swapping a file, like it was in earlier versions.
 
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Reminders should have the same increments as an appointment

: Notes Client / to do
: to, do
Keith Brooks6783 - 09 2008 / (0)
: Open
To do's need to have reminders, but not only in days, but sometimes in hours or minutes.
Why is the drop down for to do 's different from all other reminders? It should be the same.
While I udnerstand to do's are in theory a project related item, many people, ...
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Mail Rules should allow for Trash not Junk

: Notes Client / mail rules
: mail, rules
Keith Brooks6783 - 09 2008 / (2)
: Open
Why when you click on block a domain in R8 the auto rule is not editable?
And why does it not go to trash and ONLY goes to junk?
Shouldn't this be a user option?
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Viral Videos Presentation session

: Lotusphere / advertising lotusphere
: advertising, lotusphere
Keith Brooks6783 - 09 2008 / (1)
: Open
IBM pays their agency a huge amount of money, and all we ever do is complain about it.Let us show you what we the people want to see shown so our execs or clients "get it" finally.
 
Not being an american idol watcher, and evidently in the minority, what ...
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Policies for Replication Settings

: Domino Server / replication policy design forms
: replication, policy, design, forms
Keith Brooks6783 - 07 2008 / (0)
: Open
Right now there is NO way to use an API or exposed program method to write an agent which will check or uncheck the replication advanced options which would prevent design and form updates.
This is useful when doing a slow progressive migration or upgrade from r5 to r7 in ...
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Email members from community

: Connections / connections
: connections
Keith Brooks6783 - 16 2007 / (2)
: Complete
Brought up many times, but a major item. I want to be able to email or rss everyone with updates or announcements within my community.
But can't because it is not int he program.
Why weren't the good things from quickplace(like email notifications) brought into Connections?
 
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Show the Notes Client Connector Integration

: Quickr / ui quickr notes client connector enhancement
: ui, quickr, notes, client, connector, enhancement
Keith Brooks6783 - 16 2007 / (3)
: Open

It works well, BUT WHERE THE HELL IS IT!

I just read the doc on Domino user because I felt too stupid not seeing the option to save files or attach links or anything in an easy and obvious fashion.

The Domino.Doc enabler at least came up in the save ...

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Search places seems obvious, but you can not

: Quickr / quickr search enhancement
: quickr, search, enhancement
Keith Brooks6783 - 16 2007 / (2)
: Open
I love Quickr, a million times better than Quickplace.
Just put up a Quickr server. As the admin I see all of the Quickplaces, 100's actually.
Now I created a demo one.
How am I supposed to get to it easily from the http://servername/quickplace opening page?
There is no ...
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Grey Workspace, still after all these years?

: Notes Client / workspace
: workspace
Keith Brooks6783 - 09 2007 / (9)
: Open
I am tired of a grey background, or blue or whatever color my system uses that I can choose.
I want to have bmps, jpgs, animated ones even would be cool.
The younger generation wants easily customizable solutions.
Would it be so hard to just have a preference to change ...
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Spam Relay, We love to hate you

: Domino Server / spam smtp
: spam, smtp
Keith Brooks6783 - 07 2007 / (1)
: Open
Is it so hard to just have simple SMTP Relay configuration? Can it be written in better english? It is most confusing for people between what is internal control, external control and beyond control.
 
Granted Exchange has nothing on this, but at least it is simple to setup.
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Digital Bulletin Board for Positons/Contracts

: Lotusphere / lotusphere
: lotusphere
Keith Brooks6783 - 07 2007 / (7)
: Open
Not just from BPs and individuals but companies as well. If you need us, what better place to find us and interview us and solve your problems.
 
Partnerworld, can you do this or will this be part of the online Lotusphere registrants zone?
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C is for Cookies that's needed by U and me!

: Domino Server / cookies monster domino web
: cookies, monster, domino, web
Keith Brooks6783 - 04 2007 / (4)
: Open
It would be nice to not have to always log in to this site and others everytime just because we use Domino as a web server. So please, help cookie monster and all of us find some cookies to work in Domino.
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How about letting us park at the Swan/Dolphin for free?

: Lotusphere / swan dolphin lotusphere
: swan, dolphin, lotusphere
Keith Brooks6783 - 02 2007 / (15)
: Open
You know we already got a big bump in price this year, couldn't you include parking passes for attendees at least? Not all of us can stay at the Swan or Dolphin.
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Ideas, anyone?

: Lotusphere / bof lotusphere sessions
: bof, lotusphere, sessions
Keith Brooks6783 - 02 2007 / (5)
: Open
Post your thoughts on BoF, sessions or wanted to see/learn things at Lotusphere.
Thanks Bruce for adding this.
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Connecting to multiple ST servers from a phone

: Sametime / sametime phone mobile
: sametime, phone, mobile
Keith Brooks6783 - 02 2007 / (1)
: Open
I support multiple companies, but can only log into one ST server at a time. I have to change server, login and password to swap around.
 
It would be nice to either be able to install ST multiple times or at least support multiple communities like the ST client ...
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More information in the Map/Layout/View

: Domino Administrator / admin visio ip
: admin, visio, ip
Keith Brooks6783 - 01 2007 / (0)
: Open
It's nice to have a visual view of replication and connections. Now can you include useful items like:
 
  • IP address/DNS name
  • replication schedule/times
  • how many mail boxes are on each server
  • OS Name/version
  • Domino Version
  • Sametime version
  • Quickplace/Quickr Version
 
I'm tired of always doing Visio updates ...
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Make the Network and connection/routing Layout Maps printable

: Domino Administrator / map visio printing admin
: map, visio, printing, admin
Keith Brooks6783 - 01 2007 / (0)
: Open
Why is this so hard? Word can embed a Visio chart in itself and edit it, why can't you do the same for this in the admin client?
I understand it is built on the fly, but can't you at least add a save to pdf or visio option?
Printing ...
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Bring back the Gutter!

: Notes Client / gutter notes_client
: gutter, notes_client
Keith Brooks6783 - 01 2007 / (3)
: Open
Why did you take the gutter away in R8? Make me do more steps when it used to be so easy to check the mails to be deleted and delete.
 
It was there in R8 beta for the "home" view but gone ion the gold version.
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Broadcasting in Sametime

: Sametime / broadcasting sametime admin
: broadcasting, sametime, admin
Keith Brooks6783 - 01 2007 / (3)
: Open
Yes, this is part of the administrator options, BUT if I can not login to the %^E$ing machine how can I broadcast something?
 
There should be a way from the Domino Admin client or from the server console to Broadcast to Sametime users as well as Domino users.
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Better Sametime Logging Please

: Sametime / sametime logging
: sametime, logging
Keith Brooks6783 - 01 2007 / (1)
: Open
It would be nice to see Sametime logins by default show up in the Domino log without having to find the codes and restarting the server to do debugging.
How is a general admin supposed to know who is online for instance before they shut the server down?
 
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Option of which Email address to use on Send

: Notes Client / email notes client lotus
: email, notes, client, lotus
Keith Brooks6783 - 01 2007 / (8)
: Open
It would be nice to not need 5 or more location documents for all my emails.
While I can have one inbox, I can not have multiple outgoing email names/addresses from that one box, thus 5 different location docs/dbs, etc.
I can make personal stationery, but not personal email addresses?


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