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Forum: BES Admin Corner 05-26-2010, 08:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,354
Posted By m4ilm4n
Only if an OS patch requires it, and even then...

Only if an OS patch requires it, and even then I'll delay that until I'm sure it won't impact operations. Only 65 users on Domino 8.5 with BES 4.1.6, but it's been rock solid.
Forum: BES Admin Corner 05-10-2010, 02:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,813
Posted By m4ilm4n
My approach is - if it crosses my server, I log...

My approach is - if it crosses my server, I log it. I've had too many run-ins with lawyers on e-discovery missions where "we don't capture that" doesn't work. I tell my users to assume I track...
Forum: BES Admin Corner 02-01-2010, 09:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,047
Posted By m4ilm4n
Thanks - I was always wondering about the...

Thanks - I was always wondering about the reconciliation timers.
Forum: Network Outages - powered by DataOutages.com 12-22-2009, 08:34 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 24,668
Posted By m4ilm4n
Well this sucks rocks - no BES since 17:30 EST....

Well this sucks rocks - no BES since 17:30 EST. The CEO wants to switch to iPhones - hard to argue if the BB service dies likes this.
Forum: BES Admin Corner 12-07-2009, 06:41 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 11,785
Posted By m4ilm4n
Tried to patch to MR8 and had a total ****up. The...

Tried to patch to MR8 and had a total ****up. The installer got to the point of removing the services then crapped out and rebooted. Had to drop back and punt - fell all the way back to my 4.1.2 full...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 07-08-2009, 09:05 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 10,987
Posted By m4ilm4n
Mahalo plenty Tateu!!!! We'd be in the for-pay...

Mahalo plenty Tateu!!!! We'd be in the for-pay crowd too.
Forum: BES Admin Corner 05-14-2009, 08:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 836
Posted By m4ilm4n
So unless we pony up for Advantage we get no...

So unless we pony up for Advantage we get no updates, just patches. Great.
Forum: BES Admin Corner 05-13-2009, 06:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,936
Posted By m4ilm4n
Yup - got it last week and have been working on...

Yup - got it last week and have been working on scheduling a maintenance window.
Forum: BES Admin Corner 04-23-2009, 06:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,082
Posted By m4ilm4n
The default path for Domino files has changed in...

The default path for Domino files has changed in version 8. Where older versions had the program files in \lotus\domino, v8 now has them in \ibm\lotus\domino (unless the v8 isntall was an upgrade).
Forum: BES Admin Corner 03-06-2009, 06:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,241
Posted By m4ilm4n
You could start by looking at Replication Events...

You could start by looking at Replication Events in the server logs; check that the events are occurring pretty much according to the schedule set up in the replication config documents.
Forum: BES Admin Corner 03-05-2009, 01:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,241
Posted By m4ilm4n
How are they connected - private line, VPN...

How are they connected - private line, VPN tunnel, et al? You could run a message trace from one Domino to the other and compare log entry timestamps. I remember reading somewhere that it's...
Forum: BES Admin Corner 03-05-2009, 06:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 465
Posted By m4ilm4n
One thing to check is on the handheld, look in...

One thing to check is on the handheld, look in the mailbox options under email reconciliation. Ours are set to delete on both, wireless on and on conflicts mailbox wins. That last setting may be the...
Forum: BES Admin Corner 02-18-2009, 01:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,334
Posted By m4ilm4n
From the look of it, a reinstall may be the best...

From the look of it, a reinstall may be the best bet.
Forum: BES Admin Corner 02-18-2009, 09:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 708
Posted By m4ilm4n
I have weird phone number issues - some are...

I have weird phone number issues - some are blank, some report the same phone number as another BB (and thus not the correct number).
Forum: BES Admin Corner 02-18-2009, 06:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,334
Posted By m4ilm4n
If I read my INI right, router first, then ntask....

If I read my INI right, router first, then ntask. Are you running npas as well (premium anti-spam)?

ServerTasks=Replica,Router,Update,AMgr,Adminp,Sched,CalConn,RnRMgr,ntask,npas,HTTP,LDAP


And...
Forum: BES Admin Corner 02-17-2009, 06:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,334
Posted By m4ilm4n
Look in c:\lotus\domino for nnem.dll and make...

Look in c:\lotus\domino for nnem.dll and make sure it's there. Mine's dated 2/4/2008 and is 133K. If not you may be looking at an SMSDOM reinstall.
Forum: BES Admin Corner 02-12-2009, 05:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,230
Posted By m4ilm4n
Very nice - I grabbed the QueryExPlus from...

Very nice - I grabbed the QueryExPlus from SourceForge, it's ideal for what we need. Thanks muchly!
Forum: BES Admin Corner 02-11-2009, 08:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,476
Posted By m4ilm4n
Yeah, I'd like to know what crashed too - as I've...

Yeah, I'd like to know what crashed too - as I've got several users with thousands of inbox items. The issue I've run into is that the number of items in the inbox, along with the device's phone logs...
Forum: BES Admin Corner 02-02-2009, 08:39 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 486
Posted By m4ilm4n
BES Manager on Linux?

OK, my feeble search skills turned up zilch, so I pose this question - can the BES manager be run from a Linux desktop? I'm trying to replace my aging Windows-based admin box, and while I've been...
Forum: BES Admin Corner 01-21-2009, 10:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,788
Posted By m4ilm4n
My bad - I never applied MR3, so it sounds...

My bad - I never applied MR3, so it sounds specific to that maint release.
Forum: BES Admin Corner 01-20-2009, 06:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,788
Posted By m4ilm4n
Nope. Running plain vanilla setup so far (except...

Nope. Running plain vanilla setup so far (except having turned off the PDF Distiller for now).
Forum: BES Admin Corner 01-16-2009, 11:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,788
Posted By m4ilm4n
Just tested it and it came thru without asking...

Just tested it and it came thru without asking for pw or showing an icon on the BB.

Domino/Notes 8.0.2 with BES4.1.6 MR3
Forum: BES Admin Corner 01-05-2009, 06:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,492
Posted By m4ilm4n
I'd suggest using TeamMail from OpenNSF.org as...

I'd suggest using TeamMail from OpenNSF.org as the design template for the second mailbox. That way the user would only be dealing with one mailbox for both. We use it for several customer service...
Forum: BES Admin Corner 11-26-2008, 06:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,051
Posted By m4ilm4n
I've had this conversation with my IBM rep and...

I've had this conversation with my IBM rep and there's still a lot of it I don't get, but what I understand is this:

If you have Lotus Notes client licenses under a Collaboration Express agreement,...
Forum: BES Admin Corner 11-25-2008, 05:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 794
Posted By m4ilm4n
Dunno - I'm sure there's someone out there...

Dunno - I'm sure there's someone out there hawking them on e-bay. I only said it occupied 30GB; it's actually built on a 300GB RAID-5 array.
Forum: BES Admin Corner 11-24-2008, 12:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 794
Posted By m4ilm4n
Our BES occupies about 30GB right now, supporting...

Our BES occupies about 30GB right now, supporting about 45 users. You're running the BPS on a different Domino server than your mailboxes, right?
Forum: BES Admin Corner 11-18-2008, 06:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,051
Posted By m4ilm4n
On top of jadey's points, you'll need to have...

On top of jadey's points, you'll need to have full SameTime client licenses for the BlackBerry clients - the SameTime limited that comes with Domino do not cover mobile clients.
Forum: BES Admin Corner 11-17-2008, 06:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,274
Posted By m4ilm4n
Tough one - my guess is if BES is in a hung state...

Tough one - my guess is if BES is in a hung state there won't be anything in the Windows logs or on the Domino console to indicate an issue. What I've noticed before is that when a process hung on...
Forum: BES Admin Corner 11-06-2008, 05:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,996
Posted By m4ilm4n
I checked the list of patches exclusive to MR2,...

I checked the list of patches exclusive to MR2, and since none are earth-shatteringly required I'll hold off a while.
Forum: BES Admin Corner 11-03-2008, 08:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,096
Posted By m4ilm4n
fixup followed by compact -a, every weekend. I...

fixup followed by compact -a, every weekend. I don't run updall unless it's against a specific db since we're in the process of upgrading users to v8.0.2.
Forum: BES Admin Corner 10-30-2008, 06:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 900
Posted By m4ilm4n
Will do - we're in lockdown for a few weeks while...

Will do - we're in lockdown for a few weeks while we move the office, but I should be rolling on it by the holidays.
Forum: BES Admin Corner 10-29-2008, 06:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 900
Posted By m4ilm4n
Running 32-bit here with Domino 8.0.1 and BES...

Running 32-bit here with Domino 8.0.1 and BES 4.1.6MR1 for three or four weeks now. Only a handful of users on handheld OS4.5, and so far I haven't seen any memory issues. I have seen some issues...
Forum: BES Admin Corner 10-14-2008, 05:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 670
Posted By m4ilm4n
Interesting - post-MR1 I had a few users whose...

Interesting - post-MR1 I had a few users whose address-book PIM sync info was different and had to be fixed. Up to now I thought it was something I'd missed, but now I'm wondering if the upgrade...
Forum: BES Admin Corner 10-10-2008, 05:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,621
Posted By m4ilm4n
Yes they will - in fact, MR1 fixes this issue....

Yes they will - in fact, MR1 fixes this issue. We've been stable since applying it a couple of weeks ago.
Forum: BES Admin Corner 10-08-2008, 11:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 10,217
Posted By m4ilm4n
That's precisely what I was looking for - a...

That's precisely what I was looking for - a method to traverse the log directories; it only took two hours to zip up our two years worth of log files.

Thanks!!!!
Forum: BES Admin Corner 09-25-2008, 07:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 607
Posted By m4ilm4n
Welcome to the forum, o ancient one. Ph'nglui...

Welcome to the forum, o ancient one.
Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn.

;^)
Forum: BES Admin Corner 09-25-2008, 05:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,625
Posted By m4ilm4n
You may want to check the AdminP database on the...

You may want to check the AdminP database on the mailserver for errors on the roaming upgrade requests - they may point to the source of the issue.
Forum: BES Admin Corner 09-24-2008, 06:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,371
Posted By m4ilm4n
For us, one word - ITAR. (International Traffic...

For us, one word - ITAR. (International Traffic in Arms Regulations). We're a satellite operator, and there are restrictions for what can and cannot be viewable by the public.

Plus, going back to my...
Forum: BES Admin Corner 09-24-2008, 06:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,788
Posted By m4ilm4n
We've been running 7 straight days without issue...

We've been running 7 straight days without issue (knock on wood).
Forum: BES Admin Corner 09-18-2008, 05:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,570
Posted By m4ilm4n
Installed yesterday - so far so good. One oddity...

Installed yesterday - so far so good. One oddity though, the instructions said to run setup.exe, but that wasn't part of the delivered ZIP archive. The .msi installer file worked OK though. The...
Forum: BES Admin Corner 09-17-2008, 06:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,788
Posted By m4ilm4n
Saw your other post, TreeDude - mahalo plenty!...

Saw your other post, TreeDude - mahalo plenty! Have just applied MR1 and turned rich content and inline images back on. Will post back if there's developments.
Forum: BES Admin Corner 09-15-2008, 05:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,788
Posted By m4ilm4n
I turned off rich content and inline images; so...

I turned off rich content and inline images; so far it's holding up. The good thing is that links still work, although they show up as text instead of an icon, so the apps I've been working on still...
Forum: BES Admin Corner 09-11-2008, 06:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,788
Posted By m4ilm4n
Well, so much for causality - twice in two days,...

Well, so much for causality - twice in two days, the server just simply stopped processing messages to particular devices (but kept going for others), and the affected devices have not been upgraded...
Forum: BES Admin Corner 09-05-2008, 05:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 773
Posted By m4ilm4n
In the Domino world, it makes perfect sense. :?

In the Domino world, it makes perfect sense. :?
Forum: BES Admin Corner 09-05-2008, 05:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,788
Posted By m4ilm4n
I think we may have correlation...

In every occurance, the thread that hangs is associated with a user that has been upgraded to BB OS v4.5. Granted, in our case it's technically unsupported (T-Mo has not released 4.5), but I believe...
Forum: BES Admin Corner 08-21-2008, 02:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,788
Posted By m4ilm4n
OK - just had it happen again, under different...

OK - just had it happen again, under different circumstances (it was MY mailbox thread that hung), so it's not related to the outage notifications I mentioned before.

Richard - which two HTML...
Forum: BES Admin Corner 08-20-2008, 02:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,788
Posted By m4ilm4n
Interesting - I may give that a try. Thanks. One...

Interesting - I may give that a try. Thanks. One fortunate side-effect I've noticed after applying SP6 is that the version of the Emergency On-Call application I had worked on (and never got to work...
Forum: BES Admin Corner 08-20-2008, 05:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,788
Posted By m4ilm4n
Thanks - I'd seen those; KB03034 is kinda old...

Thanks - I'd seen those; KB03034 is kinda old (v2.2), so I don't know how much of it still applies, but I can still try to run a user dump. KB03124 refers to possible network communication issues...
Forum: BES Admin Corner 08-19-2008, 11:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,788
Posted By m4ilm4n
Finally dug deep into the log files and found...

Finally dug deep into the log files and found this:

[20149] (08/18 20:30:00.626):{0x152C} Thread 1734, utilization=98.9453%, failed health check 26 times
[20148] (08/18 20:30:00.626):{0x152C}...
Forum: BES Admin Corner 08-19-2008, 05:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,788
Posted By m4ilm4n
BES 4.1.6 Stops Processing

Prior to upgrading to 4.1.6 on Domino, BES ran fine for weeks without a restart. Post upgrade, we've incurred several incidents where BES will simply stop processing - it shows that it's running,...
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