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Moving Notes/Domino from Linux (IBM) to 2000

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We have 5 Notes 2000 boxes and 2 x Linux, I want to move the 2 x Linux onto 2000 boxes - any suggestions as my Linux knowledge doesn't exist.
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- Copy the /local/notesdata directory to the windows machine (to c:/lotus/domino/data).  I generally use WinSCP to do this (you'll need ssh on the linux box, but normally, it always runs as a daemon ).  
- Move the notes.ini file from c:/lotus/domino/data to c:/lotus/domino
- edit the notes.ini file (change program( /opt/lotus/.. to c:/lotus/domino  ) and data (/local/notesdata to c:/lotus/domino/data) to match the new situation)
- install the Domino Server software, using the directories you created to copy the information to in the first place

cheers,

Tom
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by:Sjef Bosman
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Usually, Linux servers show more reliability, virus-resilience and performance than Win2000 systems. It may be worthwhile to take a crash-course on Linux and keep both systems. But I can understand that you want to move them :)
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Yeah, usually, people will do it the other way around (Win -> Linux) :-)
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by:gurneyn
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I guess I have to give the server the same name and IP address due to the replication etc.
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We have many suggestions, but what are your plans now? What you're asking is too open, you must have some ideas how you would go about it.
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