Go Premium for a chance to win a PS4. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

Setting up multiple users on lotus notes

Posted on 1998-12-17
5
Medium Priority
?
217 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-18
I am setting up a networked laptop with notes on, and several people will use it. how do i prompt notes to ask for that users password, bearing in mind it would be different person each time. How do i also setup the desktop for each users preference ? Please help

ITSSBell  
0
Comment
Question by:itssbell
  • 2
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 1

Accepted Solution

by:
wrichard earned 200 total points
ID: 1117801
Give each user a tab on the workspace to keep their database icons on it.  In order to prompt the users for their passwords, go to the personal address book and create a location document for each user.  In the advanced section of the location document there is a push button that will allow you to attach an id file.  With the id attached to the location document, every time a user clicks on the location box at the bottom right of the screen and changes location they will be prompted for their password.
0
 

Author Comment

by:itssbell
ID: 1117802
I have tried that, but when i save the new location, it doesn't appear down in the list of locations. Any more suggestion as to what i might be doing wrong ?



0
 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:oosterbaan
ID: 1117803
Hi Itssbell,

What you need to do, is to give each person who wants to use notes a notes directory for himself (or a userdisk on the network). When you setup the laptop for multiple users, they get their own profile, so give them a notes icon and set the working directory (icon properties -> Start in) for that person to his own directory. Put his ID file and the initial notes.ini in this directory en let him run notes. This will result in that notes will pick the notes.ini from his working directoy and create his names.nsf (personal addressbook) and desktop.dsk (desktop settings) in his own directory.

Goodluck.....

Greetings Bob !!!
0
 

Author Comment

by:itssbell
ID: 1117804
I have tried that, but when i save the new location, it doesn't appear down in the list of locations. Any more suggestion as to what i might be doing wrong ?



0
 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:oosterbaan
ID: 1117805
Why do you want a new location document ?
0

Featured Post

Concerto Cloud for Software Providers & ISVs

Can Concerto Cloud Services help you focus on evolving your application offerings, while delivering the best cloud experience to your customers? From DevOps to revenue models and customer support, the answer is yes!

Learn how Concerto can help you.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Lack of Storage capacity is a common problem that exists in every field of life. Here we are taking the case of Lotus Notes Emails, as we all know that we are totally depend on e-communication i.e. Emails. This article is fully dedicated to resolvin…
Notes Document Link used by IBM Notes is a link file which aids in the sharing of links to documents in email and webpages. The posts describe the importance and steps to create a Lotus Notes NDL file in brief.
In response to a need for security and privacy, and to continue fostering an environment members can turn to for support, solutions, and education, Experts Exchange has created anonymous question capabilities. This new feature is available to our Pr…
This lesson discusses how to use a Mainform + Subforms in Microsoft Access to find and enter data for payments on orders. The sample data comes from a custom shop that builds and sells movable storage structures that are delivered to your property. …

971 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question