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Lotus Domino administration in a nutshell : a desktop quick reference
Neilson, Greg.
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First edition.
Publication Information:
Sebastopol, CA : O'Reilly, [2000]

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xii, 356 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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Includes index.
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Domino is one of the most effective platforms for developing and deploying e-business applications, allowing new communities of developers to enjoy its collaborative capabilities. With over 55 million seats worldwide, Domino already provided a strong foundation for messaging and web applications, and the release of R5 builds on that to make Domino easier to use than ever before.For example, Lotus Domino R5 has been expanded to interact with most browsers and other non-Notes clients, so developers can choose their favorite language to design web applications. With R5, administrators can centrally modify client configurations instead of hopping from one terminal to the next throughout the company. The new Domino interface allows administrators to visually monitor the health and status of the Domino servers in a network from a single screen. All this capability implies complexity, and it's easy to forget which menu to go to. Here's where Lotus Domino Administration in a Nutshell can help. It's a quick reference that will come in handy again and again for finding solutions to administrative problems.This book covers:

Domino architecture and key concepts R5 administration tools Domino directory and console commands Database properties and Access Control Configuring Domino Enterprise Connection Services (DECS) Supporting the Notes client Domino for IIS Whether the task is messaging servers, modifying administration tasks to a simpler and more efficient level, or ensuring the security and flexibility of a web application server, Lotus Domino Administration in a Nutshell is the reference developers need to make the most of this reliable and scalable integrated server platform.

Author Notes

Greg Neilson has over 11 years of IT experience. He has worked with Lotus Notes/Domino since 1993 and has deployed it on various platforms, including Windows NT, OS/2, AS/400, AIX, Solaris, and Linux. He is certified as an CLP Domino R5 Principal System Administrator and a CLP Domino R5 Principal Application Developer. He also has an MCNE and MCSE+I.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. ix
Chapter 1 Notes and Domino Overviewp. 1
The Basicsp. 1
Product Background and Version Historyp. 5
Domino R5 New Featuresp. 6
A Sample Implementationp. 8
International Versions of Dominop. 11
Chapter 2 Domino Directoriesp. 12
Domino Directoryp. 12
Directory Catalogp. 24
Directory Assistancep. 25
LDAP Supportp. 26
Chapter 3 Domino Databasesp. 31
Database Templatesp. 31
Database Propertiesp. 35
Chapter 4 Mailp. 55
Domino Mail Architecturep. 55
Calendars and Schedulingp. 58
Internet Mail Clients (POP3, IMAP)p. 59
WebMailp. 60
Shared Mailp. 61
Chapter 5 Domino as a Web Serverp. 62
Configurationp. 63
Domino URLsp. 66
Chapter 6 Domino Administration Toolsp. 68
Domino Administratorp. 69
User Registrationp. 82
User Registration from a Text Filep. 87
Web Administratorp. 89
Using the Administration Process (AdminP Task)p. 92
Chapter 7 Monitoring Dominop. 95
Statistics and Eventsp. 95
Mail Trackingp. 107
Log Databases and Filesp. 114
Chapter 8 Supporting the Notes Clientp. 121
The New R5 Designp. 121
Basic Notes Configurationp. 124
Remote Connectionp. 129
Other New Featuresp. 134
EasySync: Synchronize Notes with PalmPilotsp. 135
Common Notes Keyboard Shortcutsp. 137
Chapter 9 DECSp. 139
Configuring DECSp. 140
Using the DECS Administrator Databasep. 144
Chapter 10 Domino for Microsoft IISp. 150
Prerequisitesp. 152
IIS Configurationp. 152
Authenticationp. 156
Chapter 11 Internet Cluster Manager (ICM)p. 158
Clustering Basicsp. 158
ICM Overviewp. 161
Creating a Cluster and Configuring the ICMp. 162
Chapter 12 R4/R5 Coexistence and Migrationp. 167
Upgrade Considerationsp. 167
Suggested Upgrade Sequencep. 169
Chapter 13 Domino Server Tasks and Console Commandsp. 172
Domino Server Tasksp. 172
Domino Server Consolep. 183
Chapter 14 Notes.INIp. 201
Appendix A Domino/Windows NT Integrationp. 301
Appendix B Using InstallShield's Silent Installation Optionp. 312
Appendix C Domino for AS/400p. 316
Appendix D Domino on Linuxp. 318
Appendix E TCP/IP Portsp. 321
Appendix F Web Linksp. 325
Appendix G Domino Updates: QMRs and QMUsp. 328
Glossaryp. 333
Indexp. 337