Building the IBM Lotus Domino 8 Infrastructure

0 Day Course
Hands On
Official IBM Curriculum
Code L8ND760

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In this course, you will install and configure a basic infrastructure with a single domain using an existing deployment plan. Students will also set up replication and mail routing in the single-domain environment.


The target audience for this course is system administrators new to Lotus Domino who are responsible for:

- Initial installation and setup of a basic Lotus Domino and Lotus Notes 8 infrastructure.
- Set up of Domino Mail servers in the corporate intranet and extranet (i.e. Internet) environment.


Upon completing the course, you should be able to:

- Install and set up the first Lotus Domino server and administrator
- Set up servers in the Lotus Domino domain
- Add Lotus Notes workstations to the Lotus Domino domain
- Set up the administration environment
- Set up the replication schedule to synchronize Lotus Domino system databases in the domain
- Configure intranet Lotus Domino mail routing
- Configure internet mail routing
- Enable message controls
- Enable server and messaging monitoring
- Troubleshoot common mail setup problems

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Installing and setting up the first Lotus Domino server and Administrator

Configuring internet mail routing (3 topics)

  • Enabling SMTP routing
  • Configuring basic and advanced settings for SMTP routing
  • Restricting mail flow to and from the Internet

Enabling message controls (13 topics)

  • Controlling mail delivery
  • Setting mail restrictions
  • Creating whitelist and blacklist filters
  • Implementing message disclaimers
  • Enhancing transfer performance
  • Enabling mail journalling
  • Understanding how mail rules are executed
  • Creating mail rules
  • Stopping the processing of mail rules
  • Using the blacklist tag and whitelist tag mail rule conditions
  • Establishing mail quotas
  • Archiving mail using policies
  • Controlling Inbox size

Enabling server and messaging monitoring (4 topics)

  • Testing mail routing
  • Enabling message tracking
  • Monitoring mail delivery and mail statistics
  • Enabling message recall

Troubleshooting common mail setup problems (4 topics)

  • Testing mail connections
  • Restarting the Router
  • Forcing mail to route
  • Managing dead and undelivered mail


IBM Lotus Domino 8 System Administration Operating Fundamentals (L8ND750) or equivalent knowledge, skills, and experience.

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