IBM Lotus Domino 8 Administrator
Building the IBM Lotus Domino 8 Infrastructure



The prerequisites for this course include completion of the IBM® Lotus® Domino® 8 System Administration Operating Fundamentals 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 have a general understanding of the Lotus Domino and Lotus Notes administration environment, and who will be responsible for initial installation and setup of a basic Lotus Domino and Lotus Notes 8 infrastructure, and setup of Domino Mail servers in the corporate intranet and extranet (i.e. Internet) environments.

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

Setting Up the First Server and Administrator
Analyzing a Deployment Plan
Installing the Lotus Domino Server Software
Installing the Lotus Domino Administrator Client Software
Setting Up and Launching the First Server
Setting Up the First Workstation
Tracking Certified Lotus Notes Users and IDs
Assigning Roles to Administrators and Servers

Adding Lotus Domino Servers
Registering Servers
Setting Up and Starting an Additional Lotus Domino Server

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

Administering Users
Creating and Nesting Groups
Creating an Organizational Policy
Creating and Assigning an Explicit Policy

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

Synchronizing Lotus Domino System Databases
Creating Server Groups for Replication
Creating a Connection Document

Configuring Basic Intranet Mail Routing
Setting Up 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
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
Configuring Router Restrictions
Implementing Message Disclaimers
Implementing Mail Delivery Controls
Implementing Mail Transfer Controls
Configuring Multiple Server Mailboxes

Implementing Mail Rules and Storage Limits
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
Verifying Routing and Checking Mail Delivery
Enabling Mail Statistics
Enabling Message Tracking
Enabling Message Recall

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

Performance-based objectives
  • 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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