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BP102: Practical IBM Notes and Domino Internet Security / Track 4: Best Practices

Securing Domino internet protocols becomes more and more an essential factor in your customer, supplier and partner communication.
Not only HTTPS but also SMTP TLS. S/MIME, secure LDAP and IMAP are important current requirements.
This session provides technical details, best practices and current information from the field about security protocols and how they can be used in the current Domino 9.0.1 release.

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BP102 - IBM Domino 64bit - All You Need to Know

Native 64bit applications are more and more standard in many customer environments. This session is about the benefits and technical background for 32bit IBM Domino on 64bit OS and 64bit native IBM Domino. We'll provide best practices and also best combinations and choices that you have for IBM Domino with add-on applications from IBM and other vendors. We'll also discuss recent changes in a mixed bit environment and the pitfalls to avoid.
You will also learn what business partners and IBM have to do to port their applications to understand in more detail how Domino 64bit works in your daily operations.
The session mainly covers Domino 9.0 64bit for Windows and Linux (new in Domino 9).


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SHOW101 - IBM Traveler Highly Availability - Deployment and Best Practices

IBM Traveler is mission critical. There is no good time for maintenance when it comes to mobile devices. In this session you'll learn how to install IBM Traveler 9.0.1 in the classical and high availability mode. You'll also understand the new functionality, differences and benefits. This session will cover requirements, functionality, setup of the IBM Traveler server on Windows and Linux connected to the current DB2 10.1 back-end. We'll cover best practices including performance tuning tips for IBM Traveler on Windows and Linux and migration scenarios.


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IBM Lotus Domino RunFaster=1

Track: Best Practices
Abstract: Domino is a complex application environment. To get the best performance out of your Notes and Domino environment, you need to look at not only specific tuning parameters but also the whole client and server environment. This session will provide detailed tuning tips and experience from the field for fine tuning your Notes Client and Domino server performance and also look into how application design impacts performance. The session also covers current pitfalls and ways to measure client and server performance to help you measure the effects of squeezing the maximum out of your Domino infrastructure and your Windows or Linux operating system.


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SHOW 105 - IBM Notes and IBM Domino on Linux 101


Lotus Domino 8.5.x on Linux is one of the most stable and cost effective platforms and is getting more and more popular every year. This session provides an introduction and deep dive on Lotus Domino Server on Linux, best practices and tips on running it on various Linux Enterprise Distributions. The session covers installation, troubleshooting, performance tuning and will deliver technical information about differences between Linux and the Windows platform. It's complemented with a step by step installation instruction including a popular and free available start script and a short cook book for Linux commands you should know for your daily work.


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Lotusphere 2011 - Get Social. Do Business.



BP118 Proactive Server Management: Learn How to Maximize Your Server Uptime

In a perfect world there are no server outages. Sadly, we"re not living in a perfect world. This session will give you valuable tips and tricks on how to avoid server disruptions. Are you installing the fixes you receive from IBM on all your servers, within days? We"ll also demonstrate how to make the most of IBM"s Fix Pack and Maintenance Release silent installer, for rapid deployment. This session will also examine features such as Domino Configuration Tuner (DCT), Client Automatic Data Collection, Fault Analyzer, Domino Domain Monitoring (DDM), Client and Server clock output analysis, advice on using new options within the standard database maintenance tasks, plus many other aspects relating to server maintenance.

Speakers: Harvey Pope, Daniel Nashed

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Lotusphere 2010 - Lotus knows


JMP107 New Flavors Arrived: "Operating System Soup" with New Recipes
Speakers: Daniel Nashed, Marc Luescher

The first part of this session provides a technology overview of current supported operating systems for Lotus Domino, the strengths and the trade-offs. The focus of the session is Linux and Microsoft Windows, but will also quickly cover all other alternate platforms. In addition, we'll also cover platform differences for 32/64 bit hardware, +/- points for performance, scalability and limitations of physical and virtual servers, security and TCO. The second part of the session outlines what operating system differences mean for Lotus Domino administrators and developers. The third section will provide customer samples and lessons learned from customers migrating from one "flavor" to another. This will include W32 to Linux/UNIX and UNIX to Linux as well as physical to virtual servers.

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BP204 "CSI Domino" - Diagnostic Collection and Analysis
Speaker: Daniel Nashed

Lotus Domino provides a set of valuable troubleshooting and performance measurement features. Logging and Debugging, Server commands, Server Statistics, Semaphore Debug Logs, Memory Dumps, Client/Server Clock Data, and -- last but not least -- NSDs provide very detailed (but sometimes cryptic) information. This session helps you to decipher and correlate this information about your server health, and how to troubleshoot server performance issues. This session will give an overview and also go into detail concerning the information available in Lotus Domino 8.5.x, along with up-to-date information on the current pitfalls -- and how to detect them.

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Lotusphere 2009 - Resonance


SHOW102 - IBM Lotus Notes and IBM Lotus Domino on Linux 101

Lotus Domino 8.x on Linux is one of the most stable platforms and is getting more and more popular. This session provides a jumpstart, best practices and tips on running Lotus Domino on Ubuntu 8.0.4. This session covers installation, troubleshooting and will deliver technical information about differences between Linux and the Windows platform. The installation session covers Lotus Domino 8.5 on a preinstalled Ubuntu server with a step by step installation instruction including a free available start script used by many Linux and Unix Lotus Domino environments. The appendix of the slides provides a cook book for Linux commands you should know for your daily work.

I posted the original final Symphony file because the pictures loose fidelity when converted to a PDF (tried everything also spoke with Development in the Lab at Lotusphere -- issue with PDF conversion routines, cannot use OO because of different formatting and missing fonts).


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Speed Geeking - All you need to know about 64bit & Domino -- in 5 minutes

This quick start is about benefits and technical background for 32bit Domino on 64bit OS and 64bit native Domino.
There are some important details you should know even if you just run on Win64 with Domino 32bit.

If you still have questions about 64Bit and Domino feel free to contact me directly.

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Lotusphere 2008 - Emergence

SpeedGeeking Session

NSD Express - Fault Analysis in 5 Minutes
Daniel Nashed (Nash!Com)

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BP112 In the Land of the Blind, Logs Make You King
Speakers: Wouter Aukema, Daniel Nashed

Having to engage the right specialist for your project can be tough, especially when multiple disciplines are needed as a team or external expertise is involved. This session will show why and how standard IBM Lotus Domino server logs are such a vital source to streamline your team and to convince its members and your management. Using real customers cases, we show how to obtain and combine log data into factual observations that bridge all competences of a Lotus Domino environment. We lead you through the entire process of collecting, processing and analyzing log data and give you tools and techniques that anyone can use. You will walk out of our session with a stimulus and ability to reproduce what we have showed.

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Lotusphere 2007 - IT Revolves Around You

BP402 Demystifying IBM Lotus Domino and SMTP Messaging
Daniel Nashed (Nash!Com)

Lotus Domino SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol) and the right configuration is still a mystery for many admins. This session gives an overview of Lotus Domino messaging configuration and best practices for larger environments with high availability scenarios. We will demonstrate how Lotus Domino and SMTP messaging works under the hood and provide detailed information about MIME (Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions), S/MIME (Secure Multipurpose Internet Mail Extension) and conversion options. This session will also contain tips and parameters for how to monitor and troubleshoot your environment. It will also help you to understand and implement gateway configurations (e.g. Relay hosts, Firewalls, ... ).

Note: The parameter RouterMaxConcurrentDeliverySize=n defines the value in bytes instead as stated in the presentation in Kbytes!!!
See new TN #1108351 for details. The presentation has been updated to reflect the right unit.


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JMP103 Operating System Soup - Which Flavor Tastes Best with IBM Lotus Domino?
Daniel Nashed (Nash!Com), Marc Luescher (IBM)

In the first part of the session, we'll provide a technology overview of the current supported operating systems for Lotus Domino, their strength and trade-offs. The session will cover Linux/AIX/Solaris as well as Windows, including platform differences for 32/64 bit hardware, +/- points for performance, scalability, security, TCO. The second part of the session outlines what operating system differences mean for Lotus Domino admins and developers, and what the possible workarounds are. The third part will provide customer samples and lessons learned from customers migrating from one flavor to another. This will include W32 to Linux/UNIX and UNIX to Linux cases but also potential gains that can be achieved while upgrading to a newer release of the operating system.

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Lotusphere 2006 - Future In Sight


BP403 Best Practices - IBM Lotus Domino for Linux
Daniel Nashed (Nash!Com)

Lotus Domino on Linux has become one of the most stable and popular platforms. This session provides a set best practices and tips on running Domino on Linux Enterprise Servers. This session covers best practices on installation, troubleshooting and will deliver technical information on Lotus Domino for Linux implementations on Domino 6.5.x SLES8/RedHat Enterprise Servers and Lotus Domino 7 on SLES8/9 in 32Bit/64Bit environments with special considerations of the scalability improvements in Lotus Domino 7.

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!!! Disclaimer: Some tuning information in older presentations might be outdated. If you need current Domino and OS level tuning, feel free to contact Nash!Com for assistance !!!

Lotusphere 2005 - Envision Decissions


BP112 Best Practices with IBM Lotus Domino Security
Daniel Nashed (NashCom)

Security is one of the key aspect of every application. This session provides a set of best practices and tips on securing Domino Servers and Notes Clients. It provides information from OS-level up to Domino application level covering up to date best practices from the field. This session's goal is to help administrators and developers identify possible security limitations in their current environments in all major areas of Domino and to provide a secure environment for standard and custom Notes and Web applications.

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BP113 IBM Lotus Domino Server Performance Best Practices
Kim Greene(Kim Greene Consulting, Inc.), Daniel Nashed (NashCom)

Domino is a complex application environment. To get the best performance out of your Domino servers, you need to look at not only specific tuning parameters but also the whole server environment. This session will provide detailed tuning tips and industry proven experience for fine tuning your Domino server performance. In particular, we will look at Domino memory management, mail file performance best practices, the performance impact of using logical partitioning (LPAR), the performance effect of transaction logging, and how application design impacts performance. Performance data from multiple platforms will be included in the presentation.

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BP115 Best Practices for Internet Mail Security and S/MIME
Daniel Nashed (NashCom), Marc Luescher (IBM)

Secure End-to-End Internet Messaging becomes more and more a critical requirement for most customers. In this session, we'll show the different scenarios using Secure Messaging in Domino. We'll start with a short theoretical part about S/MIME and X.509 Certificates, give an overview of S/MIME features in Domino and provide an overview of 3rd party products complementing and coexisting with the existing Domino S/MIME PKI Infrastructure. The session will also cover best practices enabling Secure Internet Messaging and deploying the needed X.509 certificates. Finally, we'll discuss the Domino 6 and Domino 7 feature set, including native Notes clients and iNotes/DWA.

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Lotusphere 2004 - The Workplace for Innovation

January 25-29,2004, Orlando Florida USA

BP106: Best Practices RIP and NSD Analysis

Daniel Nashed (Nash!Com), Peter Birett (IBM)

RIP and NSD are powerful tools to troubleshoot your Server and Client environment. NSD has been available for Unix for a long time and since R5.0.9 it is also available for Windows. This session provides best practices how to use RIP and NSDs to troubleshoot your server, how to analyze server crashes and hangs complemented with information about new Domino 6 features to improve availability of your Domino server. We'll provide an introduction into NSD and also deep technical know-how about the information collected by NSD on Windows, Linux and Unix platforms. We're working in the field and will provide up to date detailed information found in the different sections inside a NSD and how this can help to understand real world scenarios.**

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BP108: Best Practices Domino for Unix and Linux

Daniel Nashed (Nash!Com), Marc Luescher (IBM)

This session provides a set of best practices and tips on running Domino for Linux at smaller installations and enterprise installations on Solaris and AIX using clustering and partitioning. The best practices that will be delivered are taken from the experiences of business partners and IBM support in this area. The session will provide tips and best practices on installation, monitoring and troubleshooting and will deliver technical information on Domino for Linux and on Domino Unix implementations. The speakers work as Domino architects, also assisting IBM support and have detailed knowledge of multi-platform server environments.**


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BP104: Clusters are Cheaper to Run!
How to Secure Lotus Domino Clusters While Maximizing High Availability and Performance

George Chiesa (dotNSF, Inc.), Daniel Nashed (Nash!Com)

New IBM licensing makes Domino native clustering an even more attractive strategy. We'll highlight the field tips & tricks, caveats & gotchas of deploying Lotus Domino Clustering in a secure and highly available way. We'll also map out the integration with other IBM, Lotus, Sametime, QuickPlace, iNotes, Tivoli and Websphere products, including when and how to use secure reverse caching proxies, dispatchers, and more! ***


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