Add a root certificate to IBM Domino JVM keystore

Sometimes it is necessary to add a root certificate to the Domino JVM (Java Virtual Machine) keystore file. This can easily be done with the already installed tool „IBM Key Management“: Open a command prompt windows with administrator priviledges on the Domino server cd \(Domino-Program-Directory)\jvm\bin ikeyman Click „Key Database File“ and then „Open“. Select the file … Read more

Show used SSL/TLS certificates for a given server

If you need to check which SSL/TLS certificates a given server is using, you may issue the „openssl“ command in Mac OS X. Example: In this example, the openssl command does an SSL connect to port 995 to the host pop1.1und1.de and will output among many other things the certificate (Thawte) used. This information may … Read more

How to import a wildcard SSL certificate (PFX/P12) into IBM Domino

Sometimes, it is quite complicated to import a wildcard SSL certificate into an IBM Domino keyring file. This happened to me with certificates from StartCom. Since the Domino Server Certificate Administration database does not create CSR requests with newer hash algorithms required by some CAs, I was forced to created the key pairs thru the … Read more

Java Tip: Call the Java Garbage Collector when needed

For long running Java code, which makes heavy use of dynamic memory, you may end up with out-of-memory errors due to a memory shortage of the heap space. The following code may be added to regularly test the free Java heap space. If the heap space is used more then 90 percent, then the Java … Read more

JAddin – Java Toolkit for IBM Domino Server Add-in

Do you need to write an add-in for IBM Domino server in Java? The JAddin framework is a thin and easy to use layer between the Domino RunJava task and your Java application code. It helps you to create Java server tasks by freeing you to learn all the Domino add-in specifics, such as message … Read more

Domino POP3 Collect Add-In Task

The POP3 Collect add-in is no longer under active development and support. Please see the replacement project: Squirrel – The Internet Mail Collector for IBM Domino

Domino Server Statistic Inspector (StatInspector)

The Domino Server Statistic Inspector (StatInspector) is a small server Java addin, which monitors the server statistics based on user definable probe documents and creates alert documents when needed. Background During its execution, the Domino server maintains a large number of statistic values, which can be displayed either with the „Show Statistic“ console command or … Read more