Maybe it's just me. And IBM.

by Volker Weber

So I wanted to take a look at which is supposed to host a public facing Lotus Connections site. Entered my IBM ID and password and got this:


Pressing the button brings me back to the same screen, clicking the link reveals this:



don't work for me as well.

Gregory Engels, 2008-08-07

At a guess it’s just not live yet? Because it looks like it isn’t yet linked up to the directory uses:

javax.servlet.ServletException: CLFRQ0073E: An error occurred while retrieving the Member Profile. Member Profile is null.

Ben Poole, 2008-08-07

It has been working fine previously, and again this morning, so I assume they must just have a temporary glitch. I am sure that it will be sorted ASAP and back online later today.

Stuart Mcintyre, 2008-08-07

Seems to be back up and working well now.

Stuart Mcintyre, 2008-08-07

Not for me. I am still getting the same message.

Volker Weber, 2008-08-07

Once it sets a cookie, it won’t let go... no joy for me either: goes STRAIGHT to the error page now.

But I am being belligerent: I am persisting in trying the site with Safari. I bet it will work with Firefox.


Ben Poole, 2008-08-07

I found the IBM site in general is pretty hard to use... (I do work in IT, honest...) like trying to find technotes, white pages, having to drill the all the relevant product areas only to find another bloody sales page instead of tech related

Kam Cheung, 2008-08-07

OK, it's a Safari issue - I've just seen the same message. Things are fine (as far as the login goes) in Flock2.0b.

I will make sure the relevant IBMers get to know about it, if they haven't already...

Stuart Mcintyre, 2008-08-07

Same thing for Firefox. And IBM is not "best viewed in Internet Explorer" anymore, right?

Volker Weber, 2008-08-07

You are correct, we are currently in the process of putting a Lotus Connections R2 instance on However, the URLs you are trying are not meant to be utilized yet as we are still getting it set up in our hosting environment where this will live. We are setting this up as a beta for a foundation for an enhanced community experience on the web site.

Scott McAllister, 2008-08-07

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