Category: Lotus Notes

Notes 9.0.1 Fix Pack 1 Install Issues

I ran into an error, right at the end of the installer, several times over the last few weeks where I would try to upgrade a user’s Notes client from 9.0.1 to 9.0.1FP1. I attended an Open Mic webcast the other day (which I highly recommend anyone attend these – they are very informative) and…



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Password Quality in Domino

Have you ever wondered what characteristics contribute to the Domino password quality? With so many devices to keep us connected no matter where we are at; coupled with a password for every blog, social media site, secure site, and countless others it’s easy to see why people get tired of remembering passwords. With so many…




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Rolling out Notes 9.0.1 Client – Client Versions

I recently upgraded our Domino server to 9.0.1 (which went flawlessly) and I began¬†pushing out the Notes 9.0.1 client to my users. We create several new users a month and I realized today that I forgot to change the registration policy, that we use for registering new users, to incorporate the mail9.ntf template. I needed…



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Duplicate folders showing in the Notes & Traveler Move to Folder Option

So I ran into an interesting issue today with one of my users running Lotus Notes 8.5.3. It seems that the ‘Move to Folder’ option in Notes and Traveler was showing one of the users folders duplicated with the exact same name but in the Notes client it would only show one folder. The user…




Simplifying IBM Notes Locations Using Lotusscript

Struggling to remember which location is the right one to select based on where you are located? In a quest to simplify the use of IBM Notes (formerly Lotus Notes) in our environment I started working on this piece of Lotusscript. Often people would struggle with issues receiving mail, it taking longer than it should…




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Restore Users Mail File Lotus Domino on iSeries

Recently I had to restore a user’s mail file to pull data that was accidentally deleted. Of course the tape I needed happened to already be in the drive and with my handy notes from last time I was able to restore it quickly and pull the data needed. Now I want to share my…




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Speed up your Lotus Notes Client by upgrading local DBs to new ODS

You’ve heard of upgrading the server ODS version of databases to the latest supported by your version of Domino but did you know you can also upgrade the ODS version on the client? By default local databases are not updated when the Notes client is upgraded.¬†Here are two ways to accomplish this which should slightly…




LotusScript for setting up and configuring Locations & replicating Server NAB

Until Managed Mail Replicas (MMR) I needed a method to change locations, create locations, and change a few other settings within Lotus Notes. This can still be helpful even if you use MMR though. Along comes LotusScript to save the day. I spent several months tweaking this code to get it working the way I…