OpenNTF - March OpenNTF Webinar: Domino Security - Not knowing is not an option  

By OpenNTF | 3/6/24 4:57 PM | Business - Events / People | Added by Oliver Busse

Domino is secure, right? Well, kind of. But it is far from optimal in a default install, especially HTTP. DCT used to help, and currently DLAU is trying to be helpful in that area, but not knowing is not an option. HCL is constantly adding new security features, but are you aware of them? Are you using them? In this webinar you'll find practical, no-nonsense tips and tricks to further secure your Domino environment.

December and January at OpenNTF  

By OpenNTF | 1/11/24 2:04 PM | Development - Notes / Domino | Added by Oliver Busse

ne of the things I/we’d like to do at OpenNTF is to compose some summary posts of recent goings-on as appropriate, and this is as good a time as any to kick that off. (Admittedly, earlier this month would have been a bit better of a time, but it’s been a busy start of the year.) December saw the introduction of two wholly-new projects on the siteWebinars and Repair Cafés Last month, we hosted our now-traditional end-of-year get-togethers for the community on Discord, and this month we’re resuming our Repair Café and Webinar schedule.

OpenNTF - January Webinar: Deep Dive into Debugging Domino with the Divas and “the Dude”  

By OpenNTF | 1/3/24 4:58 PM | Infrastructure - Notes / Domino | Added by Oliver Busse

Debugging Domino has many facets. This session will delve into the do’s and don’ts when debugging Domino, whether it be administration issues or application issues. Don’t panic, instead come to this session. Learn from these industry experts who have spent many years debugging and resolving real-world problems in almost every aspect of Domino you can imagine.

Announcing the OpenNTF Repair Café  

By OpenNTF | 12/28/22 5:22 PM | Business - Events / People | Added by Oliver Busse

For years people have come to chat rooms hosted by OpenNTF to ask questions, share their knowledge and learn. OpenNTF is now extending that idea into a live, face-to-face meeting place every month to join and help each other: The OpenNTF Repair Café. It’s all about repairing things together.

OpenNTF Quickie: Install Domino + Nomad + Leap on Docker - YouTube  

By OpenNTF | 11/30/22 3:40 PM | Infrastructure - Notes / Domino | Added by Oliver Busse

This video demonstrates the installation process for Domino 12.0.2 including HCL Nomad Web and HCL Domino Leap on Docker using the Domino Container build script.

OpenNTF and Community Updates For Notes/Domino 12.0.2  

By OpenNTF | 11/28/22 10:52 AM | Development - Notes / Domino | Added by Oliver Busse

A few weeks ago, HCL released Notes and Domino 12.0.2, bringing with them a number of good features for users, developers, and administrators. To go along with these changes, the community at OpenNTF released new versions of several projects within a few days.

November OpenNTF Webinar: Integrate Keycloak with Domino for Identity Management  

By OpenNTF | 11/9/22 4:09 PM | Infrastructure - Notes / Domino | Added by Oliver Busse

In the days of micro-services, Identity Management, Identity Brokering and Single-Sign-On Capabilities are getting more and more important. HCL has put some serious investment into modernizing the various Domino authentication capabilities but still a lot of services require external system integration to be a nice citizen in a service orchestra. In this session, Heiko want to demonstrate the use cases and technical ways to integrate one major Open Source Identity Management system with HCL Domino - Keycloak.

OpenNTF - September OpenNTF Webinar - Domino on Docker (and free alternatives)!  

By OpenNTF | 8/31/22 12:41 PM | Infrastructure - Notes / Domino | Added by Oliver Busse

In the past years, running Domino as a Container has evolved from something for geeks on a development server, to a serious option to consider for production use. In this session, Martijn de Jong from e-office, will show what benefits Docker or Podman as an extra layer between Domino and Linux provide in the areas of standardization, portability and upgradability. He will also show how easy it is to create your own Domino container image with a live demo.

OpenNTF - May OpenNTF Webinar: Using The New Domino One-Touch Setup  

By OpenNTF | 5/12/22 12:49 PM | Business - Events / People | Added by Oliver Busse

Previous versions of HCL Domino required multiple steps to set up a Domino server. Now with Domino 12 you can use the new One Touch Domino Setup to set up a server in a single click. Roberto Boccadoro will demonstrate how to use this feature to set up a Domino server on Windows.

Q&A from April Webinar on What's New in Domino Designer with Ulrich Krause  

By OpenNTF | 4/25/22 2:07 PM | Development - Notes / Domino | Added by Oliver Busse

This blog presents the questions from the April 2022 OpenNTF webinar on What's New in Domino Designer and the answers from our speaker, Ulrich Krause. Thanks for all the great questions! Note that some questions were outside the scope of what Ulrich could respond to and were omitted(like HCL product plans...).

April OpenNTF Webinar - What's New in Domino Designer  

By OpenNTF | 4/13/22 10:57 AM | Development - Notes / Domino | Added by Oliver Busse

In this webinar Ulrich Krause will introduce these new classes, methods and properties. Ulrich is an administrator and developer, and has been working with Lotus Notes/Domino since 1993. He is employed by midpoints GmbH. Ulrich is widely known in the industry as a moderator in the forum and as a speaker at national and international conferences. He has been an IBM Champion from the very beginning and is currently an HCL Ambassador.

The OpenNTF Presentation Project - here we go!  

By OpenNTF | 3/23/22 5:09 PM | Business - Events / People | Added by Oliver Busse

Back in 2021 there was a question in the community about where to find old Lotusphere presentations, and one of the comments at the time was that it would be cool if OpenNTF hosted those presentations. We made note of it at the time, and have done some research specific to copyrights. We’ve also expanded our thinking beyond Lotusphere! We would like to call on the community to join us and build an app that will host presentations on OpenNTF. They may be file attachments, or links to presentations that have been posted elsewhere, including your own blog if you like.

Video Series Project Highlight: XPages Jakarta EE Support  

By OpenNTF | 2/7/22 2:24 AM | Development - Notes / Domino | Added by Roberto Boccadoro

Jesse and Graham have created a series of videos over on our YouTube channel to highlight the features included in the XPages Jakarta EE Support project. Jesse was inspired to create this project by work from Martin Pradny, so thanks go out to Martin for the inspiration! The XPages Jakarta EE Support project adds new technologies from Jakarta EE and MicroProfile to NSF-based development inside Domino Designer. The project page includes comprehensive documentation of the new features. You can also review the project GitHub page for more details.

OpenNTF 20th Anniversary Celebration - Dec 14  

By OpenNTF | 11/16/21 12:01 PM | Business - Events / People | Added by Oliver Busse

In December of 2001, Nathan Freeman and Bruce Elgort came together to create an open source community for Lotus Notes. 20 years later we are still serving the open source community around the HCL Digital Solutions portfolio of products.

November OpenNTF Webinar - Gurupalooza!  

By OpenNTF | 10/29/21 9:48 AM | Business - Events / People | Added by Oliver Busse

OpenNTF is reviving a very popular session from Lotuspheres of the past: Gurupalooza! Got a question about Domino, Notes, Sametime or Connections? Come ask the gurus! We have gathered the brightest minds to take your questions about development and administration. You can ask your questions ahead of time if you like, using this page or ask live during the webinar.

Announcing the OpenNTF Board of Directors for 2021-2022  

By OpenNTF | 10/5/21 6:11 PM | Business - Events / People | Added by Oliver Busse

We are pleased to announce the new OpenNTF board. The new board will take up their positions on 1st October, and will elect the Chairman, Treasurer and Secretary positions for the coming year on 15th October.

OpenNTF October Webinar - What We Like About Domino/Notes 12  

By OpenNTF | 10/4/21 1:31 PM | Business - Events / People | Added by Oliver Busse

In this webinar OpenNTF members will discuss the Domino/Notes 12 features they like and suggest for everyone to check out! Time-based One-time Authentication (TOTP) - Domino OSGI Tasklet Service (DOTS) - One Touch Setup for Domino

OpenNTF September Webinar - Domino Online Meeting Integration (DOMI)  

By OpenNTF | 9/6/21 3:18 AM | Infrastructure - Notes / Domino | Added by Oliver Busse

Many of our users rely on other meeting tools like Zoom, Teams, Webex, and GoToMeeting. Now Notes users can use their Notes client to integrate these meeting tools. Create, update, and delete meetings from right within Notes! This webinar will focus on what DOMI is, how to install it, how it works, how to extend it, and troubleshooting. The webinar will also dive deeper into parts that might be useful for your own day-to-day development

Call for nomination for OpenNTF Board Members  

By OpenNTF | 9/6/21 3:17 AM | Business - Events / People | Added by Oliver Busse

It's the time of year when elections are opening for the OpenNTF board. We have five Member Directors up for election this year. Anyone interested in standing submit their names and a candidate statement to ip-manager at

OpenNTF August Webinar - Git and GitHub Explained  

By OpenNTF | 8/6/21 8:51 PM | Business - Events / People | Added by Oliver Busse

When OpenNTF began in 2001, source control was little known and sharing of code via the cloud was limited. Fast forward 20 years and GitHub is the dominant sharing site and git the standard technology for source control.

Remembering Nathan T. Freeman - Friday, April 16 at 1:00 PM EDT  

By OpenNTF | 4/13/21 10:29 AM | Business - Events / People | Added by Oliver Busse

We will host an open GoToMeeting for everyone in the Community to join and share their memories of Nathan, this coming Friday, from 1:00 - 2:00 PM EDT. You may use this link to join the meeting:

R.I.P. Nathan  

By OpenNTF | 4/12/21 3:44 AM | Business - Events / People | Added by Roberto Boccadoro

Today, we have lost our Co-Founder Nathan T. Freeman. Nathan was a fighter, an inspiration and a visionary. As one of the Founders of OpenNTF, he had a huge influence of how and what OpenNTF has become. Beside his contribution as a leader, he has also done the hard work of contributing code. Code that will be a part of his legacy to us. He had always a strong opinion and therefore also strong arguments. Disussions with him where always fun and intens at the same time.

Q&A From March Webinar: Nomad Mobile  

By OpenNTF | 4/12/21 12:57 AM | Development - Nomad / Mobile | Added by Andi Kress

We ran out of time during our March webinar for the Q&A session, so this blog presents all of the questions and answers for you. Again we thank Thomas, Maxx, Theo and Tom for providing more detail on this interesting subject.

OpenNTF February Webinar: Introduction to Ansible for Newbies  

By OpenNTF | 2/8/21 1:55 AM | Business - Events / People | Added by Oliver Busse

This talk is for Domino admins and developers who would like to learn Ansible basics. Ansible is an automation engine to automate deployments. HCL provides a set of Ansible playbooks and roles to deploy a complete HCL Connections 7 environment. Come learn what Ansible is and why you should use it in this webinar.

OpenNTF January Webinar: 4D - Domino Docker Deep Dive  

By OpenNTF | 1/7/21 11:13 AM | Business - Events / People | Added by Oliver Busse

This talk is for Domino admins and developers who would like to leverage containerization and want to get started navigating this jungle of technologies. Docker, Podman, Kubernetes, OpenShift, and more - we're going to explain when to use which platform and how to automate your deployments.

Join OpenNTF on Dec 22 for One of Three Community Holiday Happy Hours  

By OpenNTF | 12/9/20 3:46 PM | Business - Events / People | Added by Oliver Busse

We would like you to come together to celebrate our community in a year where there has been very little opportunity to enjoy a drink together face to face as we are used to doing. We think our community is really a very special group of friends and colleagues, so join us, be you a customer, a partner, a vendor, an HCLer, or a former member of the community. Everyone is welcome!

OpenNTF November Webinar - Water Cooler Talks: The Mystery of Docker Part 1  

By OpenNTF | 11/9/20 2:20 AM | Infrastructure - Notes / Domino | Added by Oliver Busse

November's webinar will start a dive into Docker, starting at a high level about why you should be interested. The session covers all audiences. This webinar will take place on Thursday, November 19, 2020 at 11:00 AM (New York time) to 12:30 PM. There will be time for questions at the end.

OpenNTF July Webinar: Hear the Latest from the User Groups!  

By OpenNTF | 7/15/20 2:03 AM | Business - Events / People | Added by Oliver Busse

The OpenNTF Webinar series continues in July. Join us to hear from the organizers of many of the user groups that take place all over the world. This fast paced webinar will include what all the user groups have been doing and what their future plans are in this COVID world.

WEBINAR: Spotlight on OpenNTF Projects - Make The Most of Domino  

By OpenNTF | 5/4/20 10:38 AM | Business - Events / People | Added by Oliver Busse

Come join us and learn how OpenNTF projects can maximize Domino in your organization. In this webinar we will spotlight several popular projects. Whether you are a developer, admininstrator or manager you will see how these projects can maximize your return on your Domino investment.

OpenNTF Site Authentication  

By OpenNTF | 4/22/20 1:50 AM | Infrastructure - Notes / Domino | Added by Oliver Busse

A few months ago we blogged about planned work to clean up OpenNTF logins. We're getting ready to implement the cleanup so would request that if you haven't logged into OpenNTF in the last few months, please do so.