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Upgrading to Lotus Notes and Domino 7

Dick McCarrick, Matthew Henry, Tara Hall, Tim Speed, Wendi Pohs

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Book Details

ISBN 139781904811633
Paperback340 pages

About This Book

  • Understand the new features and put them to work in your business
  • Appreciate the implications of changes and new features
  • Learn how to integrate Lotus Notes/Domino 7 with WebSphere and Microsoft Outlook
  • A real-life case study of how Lotus upgraded its own developerWorks site to Lotus Notes/Domino 7

Extra Material

Who This Book Is For

Administrators and developers working with any version of Lotus Notes/Domino, and needing the low-down on how to successfully make the most of the 7.0 upgrade.

Another benefit is you can use this book to help you pass the 190-702 Update exam. This book covers the important exam topics. 

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: A Short History of Notes and Domino
Chapter 2: New Notes/Domino 7 Features
Lotus Notes
Domino Designer
Domino Administrator
Domino Server
Chapter 3: Domino Domain Monitoring
Domino Domain Monitoring (DDM)
Event Notification Using an Agent
Chapter 4: AdminP
AdminP Server Task
Administration Client
Notes Client
Domino Directory
Certification Log
Administration Server
Proxy Actions
Release 4 AdminP Proxy Actions
Release 5 AdminP Proxy Actions
Notes/Domino 6 and 6.5 AdminP Proxy Actions
Notes/Domino 7 AdminP Proxy Actions
Types of Proxy Actions
Operations that Execute on the Primary Administration Server
Operations that Execute on all Spoke Administration Servers
Operations that Execute on a Targeted Server
Cross-Domain Administration Requests
Replica ID Relationship for admin4.nsf and names.nsf
Chapter 5: Policy Management
Policy Basics
Registration Policy
Setup Policy
Desktop Policy
Mail Archiving Policy
Security Policy
Mail Policy
Chapter 6: Smart Upgrade
Smart Upgrade Process
Create the Smart Upgrade Kit Database
Create or Modify a Server Configuration Document
Create a Kit Document
Create or Modify a Desktop Policy Document
Smart Upgrade Tracking Database
The End-User Experience
Chapter 7: Performance Aspects and Additional Standards
Automatic Data Collection and Fault Analyzer
Chapter 8: Client Features
Notes 7
Domino Designer 7
Administration Client
Chapter 9: Domino Web Access
Integration with DOLS and Instant Messaging
Instant Messaging
Import Corporate Holidays
Mail Threads
S/MIME Support
Importing a Notes ID
Chapter 10: Programming
Enhanced Java Support
New Formula Language Commands
New LotusScript Elements
Chapter 11: Security
New Encryption Options
Security APIs
ID Recovery Enhancements
Password Management
Chapter 12: Upgrading to Domino 7
Use Cases
Notes/Domino 7 Upgrade
Chapter 13: Domino and the Web
IBM WebSphere Portal for Beginners
Lotus Domino and WebSphere Portal
Server Integration
Application Integration
The Notes Application Plug-In
Chapter 14: Directories
Directory Uses
Directory Architecture
New Directory Features in Domino 7
The Domino Directory
Chapter 15: Domino Access for Microsoft Outlook
Installing Domino Access for Microsoft Outlook
DAMO 7 Improvements and Enhancements
Chapter 16: Troubleshooting
Domino Domain Monitoring
log.nsf (Server Log File)
Events Monitoring (events4.nsf and Event Monitor Task)
Domino Web Logging
Mail Tracking
The Server's Database
Mail Trace
Maps Tool
TCP/IP Connection Logging
SMTP Troubleshooting Examples
NOTES.INI Logging and Debug Parameters
Database Analysis
Log Analysis
Cluster Analysis
Predictive Activities Using Server Health Monitor
Notes System Diagnostic (NSD)
Server Commands
Chapter 17: Case Study
developerWorks Lotus
Notes/Domino Upgrade Process

What You Will Learn

Upgrading to Lotus Notes and Domino 7 does exactly what it says on the cover. You will:

  • Get to grips with all of the major new features
  • Understand the new Domino Domain Monitoring (DDM), as well as new event  monitoring and the automatic diagnostic collection process
  • Learn the new server features, including AdminP,new server tasks, and updates to administration tools
  • A complete look at policy management, including the new mail policy and enhancements to security and archiving policies
  • Work with Smart Upgrade, improve performance, and understand the new and improved features of the Notes/Domino 7 clients
  • See how to use the significant enhancements of Domino Web Access 7, and then see how to integrate Domino with the popular and powerful WebSphere Portal, or the ubiquitous Microsoft Outlook
  • Comprehensive coverage of DB2, programming and security
  • Learn how Notes/Domino 7 uses the various types of Directories for messaging, DNS, data, application directories, and more, and what new features Lotus has packed into the latest release
  • A chapter on troubleshooting, followed by a real life case study of how the developerWorks Lotus site upgraded to Lotus Domino 7

In Detail

Do you administer a Lotus Notes/Domino system? Do you want to get the most of the new features in the latest Notes/Domino 7.0 release of the software? If you want to introduce these new features to a large business, quickly and efficiently, then this book is for you.

Written by Lotus insiders, the book provides a practical guide to each of the important features and enhancements introduced in Notes/Domino 7. These experienced experts use their own experiences to map out the benefits you could gain, and the dangers you may face, as you implement these features in your business.Written by specific experts, edited and overseen by Lotus content generator Dick McCarrick, this book is the definitive guide to all Lotus Notes/Domino 7 upgrading issues.


Lotus Notes/Domino version 7 is the latest version of Lotus' complete client-server email and collaboration solution.

Notes/Domino 7 of this proven suite of products delivers many useful new features that promise to improve effectiveness in all areas of business. But as with all upgrades, there will be time and work involved in getting these new features really working for the benefit of your business.


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