How to Create a Notes ID File for the Connector


Topic Last Modified: 2006-09-14

This topic explains how to use the Lotus Domino Administration Client to create a user ID for the Connector for Lotus Notes.

  1. Log on to a Lotus Domino Administration client that has rights to create new user ID files.

  2. Click People, point to People, and then click Register.

  3. If the Choose Certifier ID dialog box is displayed, select the certifier ID file This file is typically located in the Lotus Domino Data directory. and then click Open.

  4. In the Enter Password text box, type the password for the Lotus Domino certifier ID that you want to use to register this user ID, and then click OK.

  5. If a Domino Administrator dialog box displays a warning that the certifier ID contains no recovery information, click Yes to continue displaying this warning in the future.

  6. In the Register Person – New Entry dialog box:

    1. Select the Advanced check box.

    2. In the First name text box, type Exchange.

    3. In the Last name text box, type Connector.

    You can use a different name if you want to.
  7. Make a note of the Password.

  8. In the left pane, click ID Info.

  9. In the ID Info dialog box:

    1. Select the In file check box. Selecting this option creates an ID file ( that Connector for Lotus Notes uses to connect to the Lotus Domino server.

    2. Click Set ID File, and then type the path and filename for the new ID file (for example, C:\program files\lotus\notes\exchconn). You use this file later to configure Lotus Notes on the Exchange Server 2003 computer running Exchange Connector for Lotus Notes. To access this file later, you can copy it to a floppy disk or a shared folder on a file server.

    3. Click Save.

  10. In the left pane, click Mail, and then, from the Mail system list, select None.

  11. Click Add person, and then click Register.

  12. In the Domino Administrator dialog box that informs you that the user was registered successfully, click OK.

  13. After the user is registered, click Done.

For information about how to hide this user from Microsoft® Office Outlook® or Notes users, see How to Hide the New Connector User.