IBM Lotus Domino 7 Administrator
Building the IBM Lotus Domino 7 Infrastructure


Students 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 prerequisites for this course include completion of the IBM Lotus Domino 7 System Administration Operating Fundamentals (N7D750) course or equivalent knowledge, skills, and experience.

What should you be familiar with?

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 7 infrastructure.
Set up of Domino Mail servers in the corporate intranet and extranet (i.e. Internet) environment.

Session Length

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


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

Topics Covered in this session

Planning a basic Domino infrastructure
  • Considering deployment scenarios

Installing and setting up the first Domino server and administrator
  • Designing a hierarchical naming scheme
  • Installing and setting up the first Domino server
  • Installing and setting up the Domino Administrator client
  • Creating a database to track Lotus Domino and Lotus Notes licenses

Setting up servers in the Domino domain, including:
  • Creating additional certifiers for servers and users per an established naming scheme
  • Creating server IDs per an established naming scheme

Adding Notes workstations to the Domino domain, including:
  • Creating internal Domino user IDs per an established naming scheme
  • Installing the Notes client software
  • Setting up the Notes workstation
  • Creating user groups
  • Specifying desktop settings using policies
  • Backing up ID files

Setting up the administration environment, including:
  • Specifying administration preferences
  • Allowing and restricting server access
  • Allowing administrators access to the Domino Directory
  • Recording server activity in the Domino Server Log file

Setting up the replication schedule to synchronize Domino system databases in the domain
  • Designing a replication topology
  • Creating a group for server replication
  • Scheduling replication
  • Monitoring replication

Configuring intranet Domino mail routing, including:
  • Creating Domino Named Networks
  • Routing mail between Domino Named Networks
  • Scheduling mail routing
Configuring internet mail routing, including:
  • Enabling SMTP routing
  • Configuring basic and advanced settings for SMTP routing
  • Restricting mail flow to and from the Internet

Enabling message controls, including:
  • 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

Enabling server and messaging monitoring, including:
  • Testing mail routing
  • Enabling message tracking
  • Monitoring mail delivery
  • Monitoring mail statistics

Troubleshooting common mail setup problems
  • Testing mail connections
  • Restarting the Router
  • Forcing mail to route
  • Managing dead and undelivered mail

Performance-based objectives
  • Planning the Infrastructure
  • Install and Set up a Domino Server
  • Adding users to the Domino system
  • Setting up the Administration Environment
  • Setting up Mail Routing and Replication
  • Configuring and troubleshooting Domino Messaging

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