Solved

Moving Notes/Domino from Linux (IBM) to 2000

Posted on 2004-08-24
7
173 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-18
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.
0
Comment
Question by:gurneyn
7 Comments
 
LVL 15

Accepted Solution

by:
Bozzie4 earned 250 total points
ID: 11889470
- 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
0
 
LVL 46

Expert Comment

by:Sjef Bosman
ID: 11890124
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 :)
0
 
LVL 15

Expert Comment

by:Bozzie4
ID: 11890377
Yeah, usually, people will do it the other way around (Win -> Linux) :-)
0
Independent Software Vendors: We Want Your Opinion

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

 

Author Comment

by:gurneyn
ID: 11922346
I guess I have to give the server the same name and IP address due to the replication etc.
0
 
LVL 46

Expert Comment

by:Sjef Bosman
ID: 11924797
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.
0
 
LVL 63

Expert Comment

by:Zvonko
ID: 13005646
No comment has been added to this question in more than 21 days, so it is now classified as abandoned.

I will leave the following recommendation for this question in the Cleanup topic area:
    Accept: Bozzie4 {http:#11889470}

Any objections should be posted here in the next 4 days. After that time, the question will be closed.

Zvonko
EE Cleanup Volunteer
0

Featured Post

Independent Software Vendors: We Want Your Opinion

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

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

For users on the Lotus Notes 8 Standard client, this article provides information on checking the Java Heap size and adjusting it to half of your system RAM in attempt to get the Lotus Notes 8.x Standard client to run faster.  I've had to exercise t…
Problem "Can you help me recover my changes?  I double-clicked the attachment, made changes, and then hit Save before closing it.  But when I try to re-open it, my changes are missing!"    Solution This solution opens the Outlook Secure Temp Fold…
A short tutorial showing how to set up an email signature in Outlook on the Web (previously known as OWA). For free email signatures designs, visit https://www.mail-signatures.com/articles/signature-templates/?sts=6651 If you want to manage em…

679 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