Category Archives: Domino Server

Unread marks auditing plus Design Dumps…

Every Domino Admin worth their salt will have experienced  incidents with unread marks not working correctly and will have “fixed” these in variety of ways, mainly either marking all documents as read, or exchanging unread marks between replicas There’s another … Continue reading

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Domino Fix Packs on Virtual Windows 2008 R2 (Windows Instrumentation Service problems)

This is an addendum to an earlier blog post  but I found it so common on sites this year it’s worth it’s own blog post. As per my earlier post, it is often “difficult” to install 8.5.3 fix packs on Windows … Continue reading

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Interesting Note on Windows Installation during Domino 8.5.3 FP4 upgrade

It has already been noted that there is an Interim Fix available for the “early” release version of 8.5.3 FP 4. What is also of note is what is actually installed either with the interim fix or with the “new” … Continue reading

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Installing Domino Fix Packs on Windows 2008 R2

I’ve come across few “gotchas”  in recent months that seem to be catching customers over and over again.  Particularly when it comes to installing Domino Fix packs on 8.5.X on Windows 2008 R2, I’ve heard the following scenarios multiple times: 1. You … Continue reading

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Domino Server – Java Security vulnerability fixes

Hot off the press. IBM have issued a series of Interim fixes to plug four identified JVM vulnerabilities, details of which are here and the fixes are available here (for all operating systems) ** IBM ID Required to download Cormac … Continue reading

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Useful view for Replication or Save conflicts

This is a quick tip that can be used to find Replication or Save Conflicts in any Notes application, but as an Admin I’ve found it most useful for a Domain’s NAB. In a Notes application,  click Create -> View Change … Continue reading

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Lotus Domino R8.5.3 Interim Fix for Traveler (Win 64bit)

If you are running Lotus Traveler on Domino 8.5.3 FP1 (Windows 64 bit), there’s a new interim fix available that may avoid serious issues (such as server crashes). Details are available at this IBM tech note - http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21591859 (please note to … Continue reading

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Compare Domino Server/Configuration Documents

This is a really good tip for checking what changes have been made to Server and Configuration documents over the lifetime of a server and can be really useful when a  number of changes have been made in a short … Continue reading

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Domino BES – testing handhelds are functioning

A quick and easy test to ascertain if one or more of your Blackberry Enterprise Server users is setup correctly server side or if their device is configured correctly is possible and here’s how…… From your normal Lotus Notes mail … Continue reading

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Yellow Status on Lotus Traveler – What to do ?

Scenario:  Every time you connect to the traveler server and issue a “tell traveler status” command from the Domino console, you get a yellow status returned or more particularly “The response times for opening databases on mail server X are … Continue reading

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