Connecting with older Community Servers and clients on AIX, Linux, Solaris, or WindowsAdded by IBM on November 23, 2011 | Version 1 (Original)
|IBM® Sametime Community Servers connect with one another by recognizing a shared connection group ID set by the VP_SECURITY_LEVEL parameter in the sametime.ini file. New and upgraded Community Servers receive this parameter with a setting of 7000 automatically.
® Sametime Community Servers connect with one another by recognizing a shared connection group ID set by the VP_SECURITY_LEVEL parameter in the sametime.ini file. New and upgraded Community Servers receive this parameter with a setting of 7000 automatically.
About this task
For Community Servers running releases prior to Sametime 8.5.1 on AIX
®, Solaris, or Windows
®, you must update the parameter in each older server's sametime.ini file. Follow these steps to change the VP_SECURITY_LEVEL parameter for each older Community Server.
- Open a text editor on the Sametime Community Server.
- Open the sametime.ini file located in the Sametime Community Server installation directory. The default directories are listed below:
In the Config section, change the value to match the following:
- AIX: /local/notesdata
- Linux: /local/notesdata
- Solaris: /local/notesdata
- Windows: C:\Lotus\Domino
Save the sametime.ini file.
For environments where all clients are using Sametime Connect 7.x or later or Sametime embedded in Notes 8.5.x or later clients:
For environments where clients are using releases prior to Sametime Connect 7.x or Sametime embedded in Notes 6.5.x, 7.x, or Notes Basic 8.x.:
What to do next
If you changed the VP_SECURITY_LEVEL to 6510, you must also change the default sametime.ini setting from 7000 to 6510 on all new and upgraded Sametime Community servers running 8.5.x to maintain the connection between all servers.
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