Building the IBM Lotus Domino 8.5 Infrastructure

2 Day Course
Hands On
Official IBM Curriculum
Code L85ND76

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This course builds on the skills introduced in Lotus Education’s IBM Lotus Domino 8.5 System Administration Fundamentals course (L8.5ND75). The course is designed to introduce IBM Lotus Domino system administrators to the process of establishing an IBM Lotus Domino 8.5 environment. It provides students with hands-on practice with installing Lotus Domino servers and clients; configuring users, groups, and administrative tools; and configuring, managing, and troubleshooting mail.

Delegates will learn how to:

  • Set up the first server and the administrator
  • Add Lotus Domino servers
  • Add Lotus Notes clients
  • Administer users by creating groups and implementing policies
  • Set up server administration
  • Synchronize Lotus Domino system databases
  • Configure basic intranet mail routing
  • Configure mail routing to the Internet
  • Establish mail controls
  • Implement mail rules and storage limits
  • Monitor mail
  • Resolve common mail routing problems

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Setting Up the First Server and Administrator (6 topics)

  • Analyzing a Deployment Plan
  • Installing the IBM Lotus Domino Server Software
  • Installing the IBM Lotus Domino Administrator Client Software
  • Launching and Configuring the First Server
  • Configuring the First Workstation
  • Assigning Roles to Administrators and Servers

Adding IBM Lotus Domino Servers (2 topics)

  • Registering Servers
  • Configuring and Starting Additional IBM Lotus Domino Servers

Adding IBM Lotus Notes Clients (7 topics)

  • Creating an Organizational Unit Certifier
  • Registering New Administrators
  • Registering Users from a File
  • Replicating Server Document Changes
  • Setting Up an Administrator Workstation
  • Verifying the IBM Lotus Domino Installation
  • Creating Replicas on Multiple Servers

Administering Users (3 topics)

  • Creating Groups
  • Creating an Organizational Policy
  • Creating and Assigning an Explicit Policy

Setting Up Server Administration (4 topics)

  • Customizing the IBM Lotus Domino Administrator Work Environment
  • Setting Access to Create Databases on the Server
  • Setting Administration Levels
  • Setting Logging Levels

Synchronizing IBM Lotus Domino System Databases (2 topics)

  • Creating Server Groups for Replication
  • Creating a Connection Document

Configuring Basic Intranet Mail Routing (3 topics)

  • Configuring Notes Named Networks
  • Implementing a Hub-and-Spoke Mail Routing Topology
  • Selecting a Mail Storage Format for Incoming Mail

Configuring Mail Routing to the Internet (7 topics)

  • Enabling the SMTP Listener Task
  • Configuring Basic SMTP Settings
  • Restricting Internet Mail Delivery
  • Enabling Whitelist and Blacklist Filters
  • Configuring Extended SMTP (E/SMTP) Options
  • Configuring Internet Addressing
  • Testing SMTP

Establishing Mail Controls (5 topics)

  • Configuring Router Restrictions
  • Implementing Message Disclaimers
  • Implementing Mail Delivery Controls
  • Implementing Mail Transfer Controls
  • Configuring Multiple Server Mailboxes

Implementing Mail Rules and Storage Limits (6 topics)

  • Creating and Activating a Server Mail Rule
  • Enabling Mail Journaling
  • Implementing Blacklist Tag and Whitelist Tag Mail Rule Conditions
  • Establishing Mail Quotas
  • Controlling Inbox Size with Inbox Maintenance
  • Archiving Mail

Monitoring Mail (4 topics)

  • Verifying Routing and Checking Mail Delivery
  • Enabling Mail Statistics
  • Enabling Message Tracking
  • Configuring Message Recall

Resolving Common Mail Routing Problems (4 topics)

  • Sending a Mail Trace
  • Restarting the Router
  • Forcing Mail Routing
  • Resolving Undelivered and Dead Mail

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