This guide was the result of a collaboration of many individuals lending their experience and expertise on the deployment of Lotus Notes and Domino. The information provided is targeted at Version 8.5 of Notes and Domino and is supplementary to information already available regarding the deployment of Version 8.
Please refer to the IBM Redbook IBM Lotus Notes and Domino 8 Deployment Guide
for additional guidance.
You may also view a PDF Version of Deployment Guide
. This snapshot of the wiki taken on December 8th, 2009.
Meet the Authors
Bart Jacob is a Senior Consulting IT Specialist at the IBM International Technical Support Organization, Austin Center. He has over 25 years of experience providing technical support across a variety of IBM products and technologies, including communications, object oriented software development, and systems management. He joined the ITSO in 1989, where he has been writing IBM Redbooks publications and creating and teaching workshops around the world on a variety of topics. He holds a Masters degree in Numerical Analysis from Syracuse University.
Corey Davis is a Domino Administrator and Application Developer at CSC. He has been working with Notes and Domino since R3 and began programming at the age of 12. Corey has been involved in numerous large-scale migrations and Domino upgrades, in addition to developing numerous Domino applications and mail template enhancements for CSC customers. He served on IBM Software Design Review for Notes 8 and 8.5, managed CSC's Notes 8 Beta Team, and co-authored the IBM Lotus Notes and Domino 8 Deployment Guide Redbook. He can be reached at email@example.com.
Marco Noel is a Senior IT Specialist at IBM. He started working with Notes 4.1 as a Messaging and Collaboration Administrator for the Government of Quebec back in 1995. He joined IBM in August 2000 as a member of IBM Software Services for Lotus (ISSL), doing many Notes/Domino upgrades, deployments, and migrations, with specialized skills on AIX, Linux and Windows platforms. He was also a member of the ISSL Competitive Messaging group doing comparisons and proof-of-concepts between Notes/Domino and competitors' messaging solutions. He then joined the ISSL Support organization as a Senior Accelerated Value Leader (formerly known as a Senior Premium Support Manager), supporting specific Notes/Domino customers. He is an active member of the IBM Worldwide Integrated Product Development / Enablement team and the IBM Lotus Notes/Domino Design Partner Program. For more than 2 years, he has been working with a fully functional Linux Desktop on a Thinkpad, with Notes 8.5 (with Symphony) and Sametime 8.0.2 Connect client.
Bruce Lill is a partner at Kalechi Designs. He started working with Lotus Notes V2.1 for a large telecommunication company. He was given a project to allow users from across the company to collaborate on new products and found Notes was the perfect fit. He has been dedicated to Notes since then. He was certified as a developer, administrator and Instructor for R4, R5 and R6. He has implemented Notes infrastructures that span 3 continents and 6 countries, built apps to help state police track violent gangs and web sites to monitor for bio-terrorism attacks.. He was a member of the Redbook Domino 8 Best Practices Web Development wiki, the first wiki by Redbook. As a Lotus Community Advocate he helps drive new content and public awareness. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org, on twitter as Kalechi and Linked-in under Bruce Lill.
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Frank Meng is Senior Software Engineer at IBM. He started working with Lotus Notes 4.5 in 1997 as part of Lotus Messaging Switch (LMS) products from Lotus SoftSwitch division. Currently, he is team leader for APAC SWAT team of Worldwide Lotus support organization and specialized in troubleshooting and investigation of Lotus Domino and Notes related support issues; and is also engaged in many upgrading, migration, integration, deployment and consultation projects with strong AIX, Solaris, Linux and Windows background.
Rishab Sharma is a passionate Lotus Evangelist and has been with IBM Lotus for over 8 years, closely engaging with all major Lotus and WebSphere Portal clients in India. Rishab has over 14 years of rich experience on Lotus Domino and extended products. He is a Certified System Administrator. Rishab architects solutions on Lotus Domino and WebSphere Portal technologies and specializes in consulting customers across different industries. Rishab has also recently authored the popular Lotus Notes and Domino 8 Deployment Guide Redbook.
Stuart Hickson is a Senior Technical Sales Specialist at IBM Lotus and is passionate about Lotus software products. Stuart has worked with Lotus Notes and associated technologies since R3.0 of Notes. He has been at Lotus / IBM since 1998 and has worked as a Lotus Notes & Domino technical specialist since 1993 in roles that progressed from Notes & Domino Administration to Field Support Engineer and on to Consultant / Messaging Systems Architect in Lotus Consulting and later IBM Software Services for Lotus (ISSL). In his current role as a Technical Sales Specialist in the core Domino messaging and collaboration products he works with our customers to keep them updated regarding Lotus solutions and to help them upgrade their Lotus Collaboration systems to the latest releases.
Stuart strongly believes that collaboration empowers organisations and makes them not only more profitable but a more rewarding place to work and that the Lotus Collaboration suite of products is the best solution to enable effective collaboration.
Vladislav Tatarincev is the Technical Director and co-owner of CYONE. www.cyone.eu. He has a Master of Computer Science from Latvian University. He has been working with Domino from release 4.5, for more than 10 years. He is also an IBM Certified Security Professional. Vladislav is the author of many freeware tools for Domino. You can follow ihis blog at Lotus Blogger: www.vlaad.lv
His key areas of focus for Lotus Domino are: Performance, Traveler, Security.
His hobbies include: diving, shark diving, wreck diving, underwater archeology, and motorbikes.