IBM Lotus Domino 6 Administrator
System Administration 1


This course introduces students to basic concepts that provide the foundation for Domino/Notes. This course is a prerequisite for the "SA Core Curriculum."
Students will install and configure a basic infrastructure with a single domain using an existing deployment plan. Students will also set up mail routing in the single-domain environment.


Previous system administration experience, and attended the following IBM Lotus Domino 6 end user courses:
Required: Using IBM Lotus Notes 6
Recommended: Maximizing Your Productivity with IBM Lotus Notes 6

What should you be familiar with?

Administrators new to Domino. This course is the point of entry to the entire core SA curriculum.
Initial install and setup of a basic Domino/Notes 6 infrastructure.
Set up of Domino Mail servers in the corporate intranet and extranet (i.e. Internet) environment.

Session Length

3 Days, 9:00am to 4:30pm


This session is conducted either on site, or at our training rooms.

Topics Covered in this session

This session is made up of the following modules:

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Domino 6 Admin Operating Fundamentals
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Domino 6 Admin Building the Infrastructure

Domino Administrator interface

Domino/Notes architecture, including:
  • Role of Domino System Administrator
  • What is Domino/Notes?
  • What is a Domino database?
  • What is a directory?
  • What is the Domino Administrator?

Security, including:
  • What is a domain?
  • What is a Domino Named Network?
  • What is a certifier ID?
  • What is a Notes ID?
  • What is a server ID?
  • What are certificates (Notes & X.509)
  • Hierarchical naming components
  • What is an organization?
  • What is an organizational unit?
  • Registration process (server, certifier & user)
  • Designing a hierarchical naming scheme
  • Public/private keys, encryption and signing
  • Authentication/anonymous access
  • What is a group?
  • Database ACLs
  • Server access lists
  • Workstation ECLs
Mail, including:
  • How does mail route?
  • What are the components for mail routing?
  • What routing protocols does Domino support?
  • How does mail route within a DNN?
  • How does mail route between DNNs?
  • What is a mail routing topology? (hub-and-spoke)
  • What other mail protocols does Domino support?
  • What are the options for setting up internal/external mail?
Replication, including:
  • What is replication?
  • Replication terms
  • Replication logic -- source/target servers and source/target documents
  • Methods to initiate replication
  • Factors that affect replication
  • Use of server groups for replication
  • What are connection documents?
  • Replica database vs. database copy

Extending Domino/Notes, including:
  • What other functions can a Domino server perform?
  • What Internet protocols does Domino support?
  • What are DOLS/iNotes?
  • What is Domino Everyplace?
  • What is SSL?
  • What is a Certifying Authority?
  • What non-Domino directories does the server support?
Plan a basic Domino infrastructure
Install the Domino server software
Set up the first Domino server
Create a database to track Domino/Notes licenses
Create a additional certifiers for servers and users per an established naming scheme
Create server IDs per an established naming scheme
Set up servers in the Domino domain per an established naming scheme
Create user groups
Create Organizational policy
Create internal Domino user IDs per an established naming scheme
Install the Notes workstation software
Add workstations to a Domino Domain
Specify administration preferences
Allow/restrict server access
Allow administrators access to the Domino Directory
Create a group for server replication
Set up the replication schedule to synchronize Domino system databases in the domain
Configure intranet Domino mail routing
Establish a mail routing schedule
Enable SMTP routing
Configure basic and advanced settings for SMTP routing
Restrict mail flow to and from the Internet
Enable message controls, using:
  • Delivery controls
  • Restrictions
  • Transfer controls
  • Quota
  • Journalling
  • Mail rules
Archiving policy
Enable message tracking
Monitor mail routing
Troubleshoot common mail setup problems
Solve common mail routing problems

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