TLS For Domino SMTP

Those that are already using or considering enabling secure SMTP sessions using STARTTLS for Domino should either disable it / wait for now (until SPR# MKENA4SQ7R is resolved in an IF or 9.0.1 FP6), obtain hotfix(es) directly from IBM, or risk the inability to deliver/receive TLS with (at least) some @outlook.com addresses.

For those using (or planning to use) TLS, you should also look at adding the SSL_SESSION_SIZE notes.ini setting. When the setting is not used, the value defaults to 5000 and this is too low to prevent errors like:

02/25/2016 12:23:52 PM New SSL session data length of 5121 bytes is larger than the current size of 5000 bytes.
02/25/2016 12:23:52 PM You may want to set the Notes.ini variable SSL_SESSION_SIZE to at least 5121 bytes.

Note that the server suggested the 5121 value in this example (presumably based upon the handshake with the external server) and I’ve been unable, as yet, to find any other scientific method for determining what other value might be better.

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Logitech Harmony Remote Sync Hangs At 99%

I recently encountered an issue where my Logitech Harmony 650 Remote sync hung at 99%. I found a few other users mention the same issue in the support forum and found that I was able to get past the issue by continually pressing the center button (a.k.a the “OK” button) beginning at around 95%. Although the remote goes into safe mode, the sync process successfully completes at 100%. I then close the sync as normal and remove the batteries from the remote to get back out of safe mode.