Article archive for 2004 – Page 4

Saturday, May 1, 2004

Repeated undo in Lotus Notes

Although it appears the Notes (and the other Lotus editors) only allow one level of Undo, Senior Technical Editor has discovered a very simple (nearly obvious way) undo your way back as many as 32 steps. Read this very helpful tip to find out the secret.

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Saturday, May 1, 2004

What the GOOD employment news means to you

Dan Simmons is a long-time contributing editor to DominoPower, a very well-respected recruiter (we consider him DominoPower’s Official Recruiter), and the author of Finding Lotus IT Jobs in a Challenging Economy, one of our favorite Solutions Guide. When it comes to the world of IT jobs, it’s Dan we trust to let us know what’s happening. This week, something we haven’t seen in far too long: good news.

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Saturday, May 1, 2004

What to do when your LDAP port’s already in use

We’ve gotten this question a few times from readers in the past month. They’ve installed Domino on a Windows server, and while the Domino server itself works, they’re getting a strange error about LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol) not working. In this tip, we’ll explain what’s going on and how to implement a workaround.

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Saturday, May 1, 2004

What are your favorite Notes and Domino myths?

Anything that has wide use or notoriety eventually develops a degree of mythos attached to it. Myths, urban legends, and rumors often abound. week, in OutlookPower, we’re running a great article about seven of Outlook’s more enduring myths. This got us thinking: what about the greatest Notes and Domino myths? What are the interesting urban legends, myths, misconceptions, and stories about Notes and Domino?

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Thursday, April 1, 2004

Creating dynamic reports for the Notes client that go beyond embedded views

Have you ever come across an application in which you need to create reports where your users are interested in searching on many different search criteria, but they don’t want to sort through a slew of data or views? This article will walk you through some steps and some code to help you address these issues.

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Thursday, April 1, 2004

The real scoop on the ($Users) view

Over the last two weeks, we’ve talked a bit about the ($Users) view. The real scoop on the ($Users) view is that it is used by the Domino server for mail address resolution, among other things. To that end, there are two things in this view to be aware of. Read this helpful article by Senior Technical Editor Mick Moignard to find out what they are.

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Thursday, April 1, 2004

Setting up Domino to handle virtual email domains

Now that Domino is much more Internet email savvy, you might be tempted to use it as your full-on main Internet email SMTP server. For many of us, that means Domino now has to manage virtual Internet domains. You’ll learn how to setup Domino to manage virtual domains in this helpful step-by-step article.

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Thursday, April 1, 2004

More on the $Users view

This week’s reader letter comes to us from Robert Sernowski, who comments on our article on the Domino $Users view

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Thursday, April 1, 2004

How to open a secret view that shows all the user name variations on your Domino server

The $Users view is a hidden, secret view that displays all the names in the Person documents, plus all of the user name variations, first names, last names, common names (CN), distinguished names (DN), short names, and soundex names. In this helpful article, we show you how to find it.

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Monday, March 1, 2004

Forcing immediate indexes to actually update immediately

I’m sure many of you have written applications that involve full-text indexes, and found that the index doesn’t update for some time after your agent completes, even when the index frequency is set to ‘Immediate’. The Admin help suggests that such indexes are updated as soon as possible after the database is closed, but in fact, "as soon as possible" is not less than 15 minutes. This tip will show you how to get your immediate indexes to update immediately

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