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StarOffice for Linux for dummies
Meadhra, Michael.
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Foster City, CA. : IDG Books Worldwide, [1999]

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xxiv, 404 pages ; 24 cm.
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Includes index.
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Includes StarOffice for Linux Cheat Sheet Inside!

Harness the Power of the Leading Linux Office Suite! With this friendly guide, you'll quickly discover how to make the most of the StarOffice 5.1, the amazingly versatile Linux productivity suite. Expert author Michael Meadhra gets you up and running fast on each of the powerful StarOffice tools, shows you how they all work together -- and explains how easy it is to transfer StarOffice data back and forth from a Windows environment. Packed with facts, tips, and techniques, StarOffice For Linux® For Dummies® is your complete guide to dynamic documents, sophisticated spreadsheets, powerful presentations, and more!

Inside, find helpful advice on how to:

Easily import and export Microsoft Office documents -- and get tips on the Windows version of StarOffice Leverage the cross-platform versatility of StarOffice, which can run on Windows, OS/2, Sun Solaris, and Java as well as Linux Maximize your productivity with basic StarOffice tools -- StarWriter (word processing), StarCalc (spreadsheets), StarBase (databases), and StarImpress (presentations) Keep tasks and events under control with StarSchedule Produce eye-catching images with StarDraw and StarImage Read and post articles on Internet newsgroups with StarDiscussion Use StarMail's powerful features to get the most out of your e-mail

Author Notes

About the Author Michael Meadhra is an author and consultant who has written or contributed to more than 30 books and written innumerable magazine and newsletter articles about Windows, office suites, the Internet, financial management software, and other computer topics.

Table of Contents

Introduction An Overview of Lotus Domino for AS/400p. xvii
What Is Domino for AS/400?p. xvii
Application Development and Dominop. xviii
Administering and Using Domino for AS/400p. xix
Domino for AS/400 Usersp. xix
Database Integrationp. xxi
Integration of Notes Mail and OS/400-Based Mailp. xxi
Backup and Recovery of Lotus Notes Objectsp. xxi
Application Development and Add-insp. xxii
Summaryp. xxii
Chapter 1 Installing Domino for AS/400p. 1
Hardware and Softwarep. 1
AS/400 Hardware and Software Prerequisitesp. 1
Optional Software to Install on the AS/400p. 2
Supported Networks and Protocolsp. 3
Supported Notes Workstationsp. 3
Client for Notes Administrator Workstationp. 3
Preinstallation Tasksp. 3
Applying and Activating PTF SF45296p. 4
Configuring TCP/IP on Your AS/400p. 5
Naming the Domino Serverp. 8
What Is the Domain Name Service?p. 10
HOSTS File Configurationp. 11
Domino Installation and Setupp. 12
Using the LODRUN Commandp. 13
What Happens When the Domino Server Is Installed?p. 16
National Language Considerationsp. 16
Default Localep. 17
Running Domino Using a Secondary Languagep. 19
Code Page Conversion Problems for the Domino Server Consolep. 20
Considerations for Double-Byte Languagesp. 20
Chapter 2 Setting Up and Configuring Domino for AS/400p. 23
Using the Configure Domino Server Commandp. 23
Sidebar: Tipsp. 24
Configurationp. 29
Verifying the Configurationp. 30
Working with Domino Serversp. 33
Starting the Domino for AS/400 Serverp. 34
Ending the Domino Server and Subsystemp. 36
Identifying the AS/400 Jobs for Your Serverp. 37
Working with the Domino Consolep. 40
Verify TCP/IP Connectivity for Your Administration Clientp. 42
Ping by Addressp. 42
Ping by Host Namep. 43
Copying ID Files to Your Client Workstationp. 43
Installing the Administrator's Workstationp. 46
Configuring Partitioned Domino Serversp. 48
Setting Up Partitioned Servers for TCP/IP Connectionsp. 49
Connecting Partitioned Servers Through the Loopback Interfacep. 59
Configuring an Additional Server in an Existing Domino Domainp. 62
Registering an Additional Domino Serverp. 62
Handling the ID File for an Additional Serverp. 66
Verifying the Connection to the NAB Serverp. 68
Setting Up the Additional Server on the AS/400p. 69
Reconfiguring the Domino Serverp. 73
Chapter 3 Backup and Recoveryp. 77
What Is the Integrated File System?p. 77
Backing Up Domino for AS/400 Objectsp. 78
AS/400 Libraries and IFS Directories for Domino for AS/400p. 78
Saving the Entire AS/400 Systemp. 79
Saving Domino Databasesp. 80
Incremental Backupp. 84
Reducing Server Downtimep. 86
Avoiding Object Locks When Saving Databasesp. 86
Recovering Domino for AS/400 Objectsp. 87
Recovering the Entire Domino Serverp. 88
Recovering Domino Mailp. 89
Recovering Domino Databasesp. 90
Restoring Changed Objects to a Domino Serverp. 91
Chapter 4 Mail Integration Through the SMTP/MIME MTAp. 95
Domino and AS/400 Mail Capabilitiesp. 95
What Is the Domino for AS/400 SMTP/MIME MTA?p. 96
Setting Up Domino for AS/400 Mail Integrationp. 98
Install TCP/IP Utilitiesp. 98
Verify or Complete the TCP/IP Configuration for SMTPp. 98
Sidebar: What Is a Domain?p. 99
Start and Verify the OS/400 SMTP Serverp. 103
Change the Distribution Attributesp. 105
Verify that Subsystem QSNADS Is Startedp. 105
Set Up a Domino Server with the SMTP/MIME MTAp. 106
Open and Save the MTA Configuration Documentsp. 108
Restart the AnyMail MSFp. 110
Start the MTA on the Domino Serverp. 111
Sending Mail Between Unlike Mail Applicationsp. 113
What Is Your Internet Mail Address?p. 114
Sending Mail Across the Borderp. 118
Using the MTA for Multiple Partitioned Serversp. 126
Troubleshootingp. 126
Where to Look if the MTA Does Not Startp. 127
"The SMTPMTA Is Already Running on This System"p. 128
Description of the SMTP MTA Tasksp. 128
Accessing Log Informationp. 129
The Server Document Shows "Feature not installed"p. 130
Mail Not Sent from OV/400 to Dominop. 130
"No Host Names in Domino Mail Log for MTA Entries"p. 132
A Percent Sign in the User Name of the SMTP Addressp. 132
Problems Sending Large Messages or Attachmentsp. 133
Chapter 5 Directory Synchronizationp. 135
What Is Directory Synchronization?p. 135
Preparing to Configure Directory Synchronizationp. 136
Directory Synchronization Conceptsp. 136
Overview of Directory Synchronizationp. 139
Some Requirements and Assumptionsp. 140
Configuration Tipsp. 141
Configuring Directory Synchronizationp. 142
Sidebar: Alternate Mappingp. 148
Maintaining Mail Informationp. 154
Creating New Fields for the Directory Fields Listp. 156
Starting, Ending, or Suspending Directory Synchronizationp. 157
Starting Directory Synchronizationp. 157
Stopping or Suspending Directory Synchronizationp. 158
Starting and Stopping AS/400 Synchronization Jobsp. 158
Problem Solvingp. 158
Directory Synchronization Loopsp. 158
Other Solutionsp. 160
Other Problemsp. 161
Chapter 6 Using the Operations Navigator GUIp. 163
Preparing for Operations Navigatorp. 164
Installing the Domino for AS/400 Plug-Inp. 165
Sidebar: If the Domino Icon Does Not Show in the Navigator Windowp. 169
Creating a New Domino Serverp. 170
Before You Start: Ensure Full Message Loggingp. 171
Creating a Serverp. 172
Administering a Domino Serverp. 177
Deleting a Domino Serverp. 178
Starting and Stopping Domino Serversp. 178
Displaying the Server Propertiesp. 178
Launching the Notes Administrative Clientp. 180
Registering a Notes User with an AS/400 User Profilep. 180
Chapter 7 Dial-Up Connectivityp. 185
Protocols for Domino Switched Line Supportp. 185
What Is SLIP?p. 186
What Is PPP?p. 187
PPP vs. SLIPp. 187
PPP Dial-Inp. 187
Configuring the PPP Connection Profile on the AS/400p. 188
Configuring the Remote PC Workstation for PPP Dial-inp. 193
Testing the PPP Connectionp. 198
SLIP Dial-Inp. 203
SLIP with an Asynchronous Line Descriptionp. 203
SLIP with a PPP Line Descriptionp. 208
Configuring the Remote PC Workstation for SLIP Dial-inp. 210
Testing the SLIP Connectionp. 211
Server-to-Server Dial Connections with Remote LAN Servicep. 211
Setting Up Remote LAN Servicep. 212
Creating a *DIAL PPP Profile on the Calling Systemp. 213
Creating an *ANS PPP Profile on the Answering Systemp. 216
Creating the Connection Documentp. 217
Setting Up the Server Documentp. 219
Validating the Connectionp. 221
Troubleshootingp. 221
Chapter 8 Migration from Other Domino Platformsp. 225
Domino Server Migration Approachesp. 226
Server Transplantationp. 226
Identify the Domino Databases and Files to be Migratedp. 227
Create the Domino Data Directory for the Domino Serverp. 229
Schedule an Outage of the Original Domino Serverp. 230
Copy the Domino Databases and Files to the Transplanted Serverp. 231
Change Ownership and Authorities of Files and Directoriesp. 235
Modify the TCP/IP Configuration of Both Serversp. 236
Configure the Transplanted Domino Serverp. 241
Start the TCP/IP Interface and the Domino Serverp. 243
Server Consolidationp. 243
Configure a New, Unique Domino Server on the AS/400p. 244
Copy the Domino Databases and Files to the Consolidated Serverp. 244
Change Ownership and Authorities of Files and Directoriesp. 245
Start the Domino Serverp. 245
Identify and Handle Databases with Local Encryptionp. 245
Use Replication to Keep Files Synchronizedp. 245
Change User Information in the PABp. 245
Make Appropriate Changes on User Workstationsp. 246
Migrating the SMTP/MIME MTAp. 246
Using Domino on the Integrated PC Server After Migratingp. 249
Additional Considerations when Migrating from Integrated PC Serverp. 249
Differences in Default Port Namesp. 253
Dial-up Connectivityp. 253
Directory Shadowing vs. Directory Synchronizationp. 254
Database Integrationp. 254
Backup and Recoveryp. 255
Submit Domino Commands from a CL Programp. 256
Appendix A Tuning AS/400 Domino Performancep. 257
General Domino Performance Tipsp. 257
Limit Active Users per Partitionp. 257
Set Notes.INI Variablesp. 258
Set the Notes_Shared_Dpoolsize Environment Variablep. 260
Web-Serving Performance Tipsp. 260
Set HTTP Server Configuration Variablesp. 260
Set AS/400 Communications Tuning Parametersp. 262
Domino 5.0 Performance Improvementsp. 264
Get in Tunep. 267
Appendix B Securing Domino for AS/400p. 269
Integrated Securityp. 269
Security in a "Pure Domino" Environmentp. 270
AS/400 Authorization and Dominop. 271
Qnotes -- Friend or Foe?p. 272
Security in a Mixed Environmentp. 273
Securing Domino Applicationsp. 274
Securing AS/400 Applications that Access Dominop. 276
Parting Wordsp. 277
Appendix C Sample Applicationp. 279
Why Java?p. 279
The Applicationp. 279
Creating a Connectionp. 280
Running Notesp. 282
Accessing the Databasesp. 283
Updating Domino and AS/400 Databasesp. 285
Submitting the Batch Jobp. 288
Appendix D Domino 5.0p. 291
A Quick Overviewp. 291
Domino 5.0: Made for the Internetp. 292
POP3, IMAP4, and SMTPp. 293
MIME and S/MIMEp. 294
HTML 4.0, Java, and JavaScriptp. 294
NNTPp. 295
LDAPv3p. 295
Domino Administratorp. 295
Microsoft Integrationp. 296
Database Enhancements and DECSp. 297
Notes 5.0 Client Improvementsp. 298
Indexp. 301