In this session we will talk about real life implementation challenges around Sametime 12.0.1.

For both, Docker and Kubernetes deployments, we will cover topics like LDAPs and LTPA configurations, using an IDP, integrating Sametime in Verse and Connections, migrating buddylists and existing Sametime MongoDb data, running MongoDb inside a Kubernetes Cluster, etc.

Our speakers will be Erik Schwalb and Herwig Schauer.

Erik Schwalb works as a Technical Advisor at HCL Technologies Germany GmbH, where he is responsible for consulting and sales of the HCL Digital Solutions portfolio with a focus on Domino, Sametime and Connections. He has 30 years of experience in various technical sales roles at Lotus, IBM and HCL.

Erik started working with Sametime in version 1 and later co-authored the Lotus Sametime 2.0 Deployment Guide. More recently he created a monitoring solution for HCL Sametime 11.6 Meetings on Docker and keeps his hands-on experience current by maintaining the HCL Sametime Sandbox and other Sametime environments

Herwig W. Schauer ('Wickerl') works as a Technical Lead at HCL Lab-Services and is based in Austria. Looking back at more than 25 years in the services business, being with Lotus Professional Services as well as almost 20 years at IBM Software Group Services, he joined HCL Lab-Services in 2020 and currently primarily supports several Austrian key customer accounts through the Advanced Technical Services (ATS) program.

This webinar will take place on November 16th from 11:00 AM (New York time) to 12:30 PM.

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Repair Cafés

OpenNTF runs Repair Café sessions in Discord each month.

The Developer Repair Café for this month took place on November 9th at 11 AM New York Time.

The Admin Repair Café will take place on November 30th at 11 AM New York time.

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