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Install, Configure, Deploy FileNet P8 using Ansible

Here is something I’m working on at Perficient to make installing/upgrading, configuring, and deploying IBM FileNet P8 more efficient. It even creates a Domain, and Object Store. All using Ansible. If your organization is looking to implement something like this in your environment, give Perficient a call. We’ll be happy to assist.    For […]

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Adding Additional Content Platform Engines to an Existing P8 Domain

There are many ways to implement FileNet P8 in an environment. Small organizations might have a simple implementation consisting of the Content Platform Engine (CPE), and Content Navigator. Large organizations may have multiple CPEs in a single cluster performing many different functions. Some of those functions are basic, such as end-users simply uploading or retrieving […]

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What’s New in Cognos Analytics 11.1.4?

New Features The new features that we have judged to have the greatest potential impact to our customers are covered below. As with any new version, there are too many new features to cover here.  If you see something that interests you and would like to explore how it might help you please contact us […]

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Migrating REST API from IBM Integration Bus to Spring Boot

In this blog post, we will learn how to Migrate IIB REST application to Spring Boot. The topics covered in this use case include: Create SpringBoot Project Creating Model class from Swagger Pom File Define Database Configuration Entity Class JPA Data Repository Rest Controller Service Class Build and Run the Project. Create Spring Boot Project […]

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4 Steps to Get Started with Containers

The following is the fifth blog in a series about software containers and Kubernetes, and their importance in modern application delivery. So far in this series, we have explored the evolution of containers, their benefits, the importance of container management platforms and how to choose which of them is best for your business, and some […]

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Installing, Configuring, and Using IBM FileNet Deployment Manager

IBM FileNet P8 comes with many tools used for administering, and configuring the different aspects of the application. One of the most important is the FileNet Deployment Manager (FDM). It is used to migrate Objects, such as Classes, Property Templates, Documents, Marking Sets, Workflow Definitions… between different environments. It can even be used to migrate […]

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IBM BigFix and Licensing Metric Tool

  A few months ago, I was assigned the task of installing BigFix*/IBM Licensing Metric Tool (ILMT) for a client. I’ll admit that this was the first time installing this application, so I had to do my research. The video below goes through a basic installation based on what I learned. Also, I did mistakenly […]

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Installing the IBM FileNet P8 Container Demo

Have you ever found yourself needing a development environment at 2 AM on a Wednesday morning? Well, maybe not, but if you have, and you are a FileNet P8 developer, or admin, you’re in luck. IBM has created an easy to spin up containerized implementation of P8. The instructions and code for installing it is […]

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Configuring MQTT on IBM MQ

September 27, 2019. Let’s talk about setting up MQTT in MQ v9.1.x. Remember that images are clickable for a sharper picture. Introduction Full name of MQTT is IBM MQ Telemetry v3 protocol, and it’s used for lightweight pub/sub between small footprint devices over unreliable networks. It uses TCP/IP as the backbone. Three Qualities of Service […]

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How to Create and Configure SSL Key and Trust Stores Part 3/3

September 23, 2019. This post is the closing one in a multi-part series talking about setting up and configuring key and trust stores for IBM MQ and IBM Integration Bus. Windows Repository Configuration Today we will talk about adding and accessing the key stores on Windows. Windows is a whole different kingdom with its own […]

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Upgrading Your TM1 Software to Planning Analytics

Support for IBM Cognos TM1 10.2.2 ends at the end of this month to make way for Planning Analytics. This upgraded software is built on the TM1 engine, but offers new features to improve the user and developer experience. And with a little bit of planning, you can make a smooth transition that optimizes the […]

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How to Choose a Container Management Platform

The following is the fourth blog in a series about software containers and Kubernetes, and their importance in modern application delivery. In our last blog in this series, we examined the importance of utiziling a container management platform. In this blog, we’ll go further in depth on the multiple options you have when adopting a […]

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How to Create and Configure SSL Key and Trust Stores Part 2/3

This post is the second in a multi-part series talking about setting up and configuring key and trust stores for IBM MQ and IBM Integration Bus. The screenshots are clickable for a sharp image. At this point you should have your key stores and trust stores created and empty. The next step is creating a […]

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How to Create and Configure SSL Key and Trust Stores Part 1/3

This post will be the first in a multi-part series talking about configuring various key stores and trust stores IBM MQ and IBM Integration Bus and populating them with certificates. General Information Key stores and trust stores are files in a proprietary format. Key stores hold certificates that an application sends across during the SSL […]

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FileNet P8 Domains, Object Stores, and Document Classes

I created three videos with instructions on how to create a domain, an object store, and a document class with associated property templates and choice lists. However, all of these tasks assume you’ve installed, configured, and deployed the Content Platform Engine (CPE). Future videos will demonstrate how to do that. In the meantime, if you […]

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The Benefits of Containers for Businesses

The following is the second blog in a series about software containers and Kubernetes, and their importance in modern application delivery. In our last blog in this series, we looked at what software containers are and their evolution over time. In this blog, we will examine the reasons that businesses are turning to containers and […]

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Protecting the MQCSP structure

Problem Description As I mentioned in one the previous posts: MQCSP structures, containing the user ID and password of the user being authenticated, are sent in the clear across the network, if you’re not using TLS to encrypt your traffic. For example, if you setup LDAP for authentication (as described in the previous post), start […]

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ChlauthEarlyAdopt and AdoptContext rules behavior in MQ v9.1+

August 8, 2019. Due to a security vulnerability, IBM changed the order of operations when authenticating users in v9.1. This is important if you setup your security on a prior version and then migrate to v9.1. Your security rules might stop working as you intended. In this post, we will talk about “channel early adoption” […]

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[Guide] Why Businesses Are Turning to Containers

The following is the first blog in a series about software containers and Kubernetes, and their importance in modern application delivery. Organizations across industries are examining their business for opportunities to digitally transform. Traditional methods of software delivery characterized by waterfall planning, arduous infrastructure provisioning, and manual changes are no longer able to deliver the […]

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How to configure IBM MQ authentication: OS and LDAP

IBM MQ user authentication An IBM MQ queue manager can be configured to authenticate connecting users. But it does not keep a list of users or their passwords. That is the functionality that MQ leaves to external resources. There are two options you can choose from: Authenticate using the operating system Authenticate using a Lightweight […]

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