7 Lucky tips you should know about Rational Functional Tester (RFT)

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1 – Get all the latest fix packs after you install You should be prepared to update RFT at least...

Setting up an SSL Reverse Proxy in Apache on Linux

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This one I’m writing so I don’t forget it. It is highly valuable info and spent a few hours wrangling...

Solving the dreaded winmail.dat issue in Lotus Notes

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So your users are getting these “winmail.dat” attachments in Lotus Notes and can’t open them, nor can they see any...

IBM Rational Cafe’s have moved!

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If you (like me) used the Cafe’s (such as the HATS Hotspot), you should be aware that IBM has moved...

IBM Rational Demo hosts iSeriesD and ZServeros now require SSL

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For anyone who has taken a HATS class (including those offered by our company), you may find problems accessing the...

Redirecting your IHS root context to your WebSphere app Server app

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When you install WAS,  you’ll probably also be installing IBM HTTP Server (you should if you use web apps). However,...

DB2 CommonStore – Some sage advice for eDiscovery and email archving

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I have a customer who is archiving data using IBM DB2 CommonStore for Lotus Domino, and have recently upgraded their...

Blogging is akin to asynchronous mentorship

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What sparked this blog entry was a couple of blog entries by Ivar Jacobson. For those who do not know,...

Hangup installing Rational HOD on Microsoft IIS – missing MIME types

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I was installing the latest round of Host On Demand (HOD), and could not for the life of me figure...

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