Managing IBM Lotus Domino 8 Servers and Users

3 Day Course
Hands On
Official IBM Curriculum
Code L8ND770

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Classroom Virtual Classroom Private Group - Virtual Self-Paced Online


In this course, you will perform standard server maintenance and troubleshooting tasks. You will also register and maintain Notes and non-Notes users.


This is a basic course for system administrators new to Lotus Domino who monitor and maintain an existing Lotus Domino 8 infrastructure and manage Notes and non-Notes users in a Domino domain.


Upon completion of this course you will be able to:

- Manage Users
- Manage Groups
- Manage Non-Notes and Notes Clients
- Deploy Composite Applications
- Manage Servers
- Update Servers
- Set Up Server Monitoring
- Use Domino Domain Monitoring
- Monitor Server Performance
- Resolve Server Problems
- Resolve User Problems

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Contents Managing Users (8 topics)

  • Moving a user's mail file
  • Changing a user's name
  • Acting on name change requests
  • Changing a user's location in the hierarchy
  • Extending a Notes ID
  • Setting up ID file back
  • Recovering an ID file
  • Deleting users

Managing Groups (5 topics)

  • Creating groups
  • Changing a user's group membership
  • Managing groups
  • Renaming groups
  • Deleting groups

Managing Non-Notes and Notes Clients (5 topics)

  • Setting up browser clients
  • Configuring Smart Upgrade
  • Enabling Smart Upgrade tracking
  • Setting up roaming users
  • Enabling or disabling roaming user upgrade status

Deploying Composite Applications (4 topics)

  • Understanding composite application deployment fundamentals
  • Configuring Lotus Notes 8 clients to access composite applications on a WebSphere Portal server
  • Introducing composite application provisioning
  • Configuring clients for user-initiated updates

Managing Servers (5 topics)

  • Using the server console window
  • Defining a backup process
  • Enabling Transaction logging
  • Analyzing activity data
  • Automating server tasks

Updating Servers (6 topics)

  • Searching for server references in a domain
  • Setting up authentication with other Domino organizations
  • Changing server access
  • Decommissioning a server
  • Recertifying a server ID
  • Changing administrator access

Setting Up Server Monitoring (7 topics)

  • Identifying mechanisms for collecting server information
  • Starting the Statistic Collector task
  • Creating event generators
  • Creating event handlers
  • Choosing a notification method in an event handler
  • Creating probes
  • Enabling agent logging

Using Domino Domain Monitoring (2 topics)

  • Creating and configuring Domino Domain Monitoring probes
  • Using Domino Domain Monitoring

Monitoring Server Performance (5 topics)

  • Viewing Domino Domain Monitor events
  • Viewing real time statistics
  • Viewing statistics with Server Monitor
  • Using the Domino Web Administrator
  • Using the Domino Console

Resolving Server Problems (6 topics)

  • Solving authentication and authorization issues
  • Troubleshooting replication problems
  • Troubleshooting connection problems
  • Solving agent manager issues
  • Recovering from a server crash
  • Configuring Automatic Diagnostic Collection and the Fault Analyzer

Resolving User Problems (5 topics)

  • Troubleshooting workstation problems
  • Recovering from a workstation crash
  • Troubleshooting database issues
  • Troubleshooting connection problems
  • Tracking user mail messages


Prerequisites for this course include completion of the following IBM Lotus Domino 8 courses or equivalent knowledge, skills, and experience: (Required) IBM Lotus Domino 8 System Administration Operating Fundamentals (L8ND750) (Recommended) Building the IBM Lotus Domino 8 Infrastructure (L8ND760)

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