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We are almost done with our development work for the next HCL Domino “Danube” release planned for November. Want to see and test dive the new features? Here’s your chance with our Early Access Program (EAP). Just visit our license and download portal and look for “what’s new.”

In our latest code drop, you can experience a ton of new features for Notes, Domino Designer, Domino Administrator clients, and the Domino server. You can also preview the features made available in our first two code drops already in EAP. We want and need your feedback to help us evolve our Domino platform to meet your business challenges.

So, what are the things that you will notice the most in this early release preview? 

Mail improvements

  • Mail-in database improvements 
  • Default mail font policy

Calendar Improvements 

  • Improvements to the Dynamic Online Meeting features. Support for delegates, repeating meetings, meeting passwords and dial-in numbers 
  • Free/Busy time lookup for Microsoft Exchange users.

Workspace Improvements

  • Further enhancements to the workspace and support for dark mode, too

Database Encryption Improvements

  • 128-bit AES is now the default encryption with the option to increase to 256 bit AES if required

Other Enhancements

  • Embedded Sametime is updated to version 12.0.0 
  • Advanced Properties enhanced 
  • 64-bit Notes Standard client
  • Auto update for local NSF ODS to increase performance
  • Further performance updates 

Don’t forget that there are the previously released features from the EAP Drop #1 and #2 to test as well.

Please join the forum to give us your feedback

We look forward to hearing your thoughts about these exciting new features.

Domino Product Management

Coming Up in Domino Danube – Early Access Program Release 3 

1  XPages File Upload Improvements  Designer 
2  Enable Sharing Of Jars Between XPages and Java Agents  Designer 
3  Add Signature Type to Rick Text Field  Designer 
4  Designer Debugger Improvements   Designer 
5  File Viewer Using Apache POI  Notes 
6  DOMI – Calendar Delegation and Recurring Support   Notes 
7  64-bit Group 1 Language Support   Notes 
8  Default Mail Font Through Policy   Notes 
9  Free Busy Time With O365  Notes 
10  Default ODS Upgrade for Client  Notes 
11  Workspace UI Update  Notes 
12  Notes Performance Improvements    Notes 
13  Replace IE with MS Edge   Notes 
14  Document Properties Improvements  Notes 
15  Mail Policy For Alternate From Mail-in Databases   Notes 
16  Notes Setup Improvement   Notes 
17  AD Password Sync install improvements  Domino 
18  Upgrade Tika to current version and Apache POI to match version bundled in Tika  Domino 
19  Antivirus scanning by supporting ICAP protocol  Domino 
20  Certificate Manager on AIX  Domino 
21  OpenID Connect (OIDC) bearer token authentication to Domino HTTP  Domino 
22  Backend Large Item Support  Domino 
23  Java console – handling of self signed certs review/improvements  Admin 
24  Admin Client option to delay bulk fulltext index enablement  Admin 
25  Add validjson tool into the admin client  Admin 

Features From Previous Releases

  Feature  Release 
1  Upgrade CKEditor to 4.18 (change is in Domino)  EAP 1 
2  daosencmgr tool  EAP 1 
3  DominoBackup native Windows VSS support  EAP 1 
4  Security F.6 – 256 bit AES for Database Encryption  EAP 1 
5  Ability to encrypt a database programmatically  EAP 1 
6  DQL 12.0.2 Optimization  EAP 1 
7  Upload support data via server command “Tell Domino Support”  EAP 1 
8  Linux: Support SELinux in Enforcing Mode  EAP 1 
9  Linux : Support 5.x Kernel  EAP 1 
10  Update IDVault (Recertification) without End user intervention  EAP 1 
11  Update IDVault (Key Rollover) without user intervention  EAP 1 
12  KeyCloak SAML IdP requires support for HTTP Redirect Binding signing  EAP 1 
13  Upgrade to OpenSSL 3.0.1 for FIPS 140-2 support  EAP 1 
14  Update CA root certificates that ship with Notes/Domino  EAP 1 
15  Add Briefcase icon also to Groupsview in the Domino Directory  EAP 1 
16  Add Cell Phone Number to Telephone column in Person view in Address Book  EAP 1 
1  Deprecate ADSync  EAP 2 
2  View Updating Speed and Throughput Improvements  EAP 2 
3  Secure OSLoadLibrary Usage, primarily on Windows  EAP 2 
4  Implement appropriate SCN QOS improvements in OnPrem  EAP 2 
5  Need NIFNSF tab in Server form  EAP 2 
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