Use IBM® Connections for Mac to keep local copies of files synchronized with exact copies on the Connections server.
Version 18.2 (February 2018) update: The latest release of the IBM Connections for Mac introduces the following:
Note: Please refer to this link for important install considerations & troubleshooting tips if upgrading from Version 17.3 (March 2017) or earlier versions.
If upgrading from Version 17.4 (April 2017) or later versions, after installing you may need to remove and re-add your account in order use the new My Drive functionality. You can do this through the "Preferences..." menu.
IBM® Connections for Mac provides the following features:
IBM® Connections for Mac supports:
Important: If you log into IBM Connections Social Cloud using the "Use My Organization's Login" method, your administrator must make some configuration changes before you will be able to login and use the IBM Connections for Mac plugin.
Please refer to this help page for more information about deploying and using the plug-ins. For information on the specific browsers supported by the server, please consult the Web Browsers section on this page
Accessibility: This product is not fully compliant with US Section 508 requirements.
Link to previous monthly release of IBM Connections for Mac
Add or edit the following key in the application property list (plist) to manage the behavior when a site presents an untrusted certificate. Enter the value as a string. For example, enter "1" rather than 1.
0 – allow untrusted certificates (Default)
1 – block untrusted certificates
When FailInvalidCert is set to 0, the user is warned that the certificate is invalid or incorrect but user can choose to accept the certificate. When FailInvalidCert is set to 1, it will block untrusted certificates. An error message informs users that the certificate is invalid or incorrect.
Advanced user preferences - new tab in Preferences to set logging options, enable beta features, and specify file types to ignore during sync.
Administrator policy support - to set preferences and policies controlling how users interact with IBM Connections for Mac. (Documented here Policies and preferences for IBM Connections for Mac)
Support for IC5.0 CR2
June 11, 2015
Send a Connections file link to other people
Copy and paste a Connections file URL
Improved type ahead support
Serbian language support
Improved context menu support within Finder
Support for files of up to 2 GB (Beta feature)
New policy to give administrators greater control over whether to allow connectivity to sites with untrusted certificates.
Misc defect fixes.
3 Aug, 2017
17 Aug, 2017
31 Aug, 2017
Version 17.8 (August 3, 2017) Miscellaneous defect and PMR fixes
August 17, 2017 - Updated v17.8 with additional defect and PMR fixes.
August 31, 2017 - Updated v17.8 with additional defect and PMR fixes including addressing an issue paging large numbers of files; Clarified large file support in the description above to indicate files up to 4GB are supported. The statement had previously stated a 2GB limit under beta.
Note: The version number (17.8) remains the same in each of these cases, but the About panel will show a newer build number.
Version 17.9: Miscellaneous defect and PMR fixes
September 27, 2017:
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