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Lotus Notes Encryption and Migrations of Email to Exchange

My name is Perry Hiltz. I am a Solutions Architect with Binary Tree. My primary back ground is in Domino Administration and Development and with over 16 years in this field, let explain what I know. In my role as a Solutions Architect, I typically speak with customers and Partners, and get asked questions about … Continue reading

Domino Migration Utility

Well t his morning I pulled down the Notes 9 client and server. After setting them up on virtual Machines I am very excite and anxious to test out the Domino Migration Utility that sips with the product. However, after a default installation of both, I cannot find it. Was it available as a part … Continue reading

Exchange Migrations Made Simple – Even for a Domino Admin

With a background based solidly in Domino, and having developed and administered Domino for over fifteen years, I have finally had the experience of looking at Exchange and what is different regarding upgrading to new versions. Let’s start with Domino, it’s pretty simple, insert the CD and upgrade the version. However, this is not always … Continue reading

So I moved a user to a new server, now all the Unread Marks are screwed up, what happened?

Senario: A user is moved to a new Domino Mail server. The user’s home mail server is now set and we redirect the workstation to the new server. Now the user sees a lot more unread documents than they had seen on the old server. This typically happens after the “Replicate Unread Marks” is enabled. … Continue reading

Unique OU’s and how do you Rename them?

I ran into an interesting situation with a partner in Europe. They have a significant customer who had created several thousand users with a unique OU at the time of registration. In looking to do a mass rename with an automated tool, they discovered that something must be done first to update the user ID … Continue reading

New Mail Pop Up

Have you ever been developing an app where you are trying to close the Notes client programatically and the client use’s the New Mail Popup? Well, thanks to some recent code I implemented for a customer, we can effectively toggle this on and off. Here is the code.. Dim s As New NotesSession Dim prefIn … Continue reading

Renaming a Domino Server

The thought of renaming a Domino Server is a daunting task at best. There are innumerable considerations to address when undertaking this task. There is the server security, groups, connection documents, mail-in-databases, access control lists, and not to mention the user’s desktop icons. Working with various organizations, the thought of virtual clustering of Domino servers … Continue reading

Public Key Mismatch on Renames

The Public Key Mismatch occurs when a rename has been issued to a user and the user is never prompted to accept the new name. The issue at hand has to do with public key mismatches between the user’s ID File and the user’s entry in the public address book. The following are the steps … Continue reading

Domain Renames and Busytime.nsf

Working with a customer in the past, we encountered a unique situation. One of my customer has recently done a server domain move to a new domain and found that busytime lookups for the other users from an old server, no longer worked. Original users at the old domain worked fine but the users at … Continue reading

Since Moving my Blog….

From a locally hosted Domino server to WordPress, I thought I would repost a lot of my old information to help people fine them again. As a result I’ll be posting a lot of information. My apologies if this is old information for you.