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Problems with creating the very first user mailbox.

Earlier I installed a Domino server at home and tested it. I was very successful to prevent anybody from access to server :-(
Not even the administrator had the right to access the server. The reason: I couldn't select names from the server Addressbook, so I enter them manually but I made a mistake.
After that I had no choice but to uninstall the server and the client and reinstall them.
The server is working again.
But during the client configuration I have to select an ID file to proceed but which ID file?
During the server install an admin ID was created but I see only the cert.id, server.id and dolcert.id
Two questions:
1. Is it really so easy to prevent everybody from access the server?
2. Which ID should I use the set up the very first user?
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1) Admin id is the only id who can access server.
U will install server on a standalone PC/server, and user login with administrator for that PC, can access Domino server. And to restrict Domino server, u can create pwd protection at server console. Check help on this.
2) Admin.id to craete user. and for register: cert.id and server.id

attila01Author Commented:
The admin.id is created when I install the server.
(as I have to enter an admin name and password)
But I have to browse for it when I configure the client or the administrator.
Where is the admin.id located?
in names.nsf
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attila01Author Commented:
I have installed the server but to open the names.nsf  I have to install the client or the administrator.
But I can't, because I can't browse for the admin.id.
donot run domino server.

And open just Client.
When u install domino server, client will also be installed.
Just open Notes client and open names.nsf locally. Since server is not running it becomes local.

Access names.nsf and open admin person doc and detach admin.id

Generally, while installing and registering admin.id, we will store it on a disket so that we won't face this type of problem.
attila01Author Commented:

When I open the Notes client (is installed but not configured) I get the screen asking if I want to connect to a Domino server.
If I click "yes" I've to enter a path where the id is and the server must be started.
Should I select "no" ?
I haven't had a chance to save the admin.id, there was only a line with the admin name and password and I could only change it.
There was no path name or save to disk option.
It's a pity, that I cannot paste the picture.
(Optional)What u can do is, run Domino server.
Run notes client. Select the id as server.id and give the pwd when prompted.
Don't select to connect to server. now u will be able to open names.nsf locally and now open admin doc and detach the admin.id

attila01Author Commented:
I will try and let you know later, but it wont be easy. I've already tried yesterday both the server.id and the cert.id. Though I could proceed at the end I got an error.
But we'll see.
attila01Author Commented:
I succeeded to configure the client and the administrator. Everything works mail sending, replication and so on.
When configuring the client I selected "no connection the a server" but in this case too, I'd to select an id file. I took the one from my workplace ( not workspace) and so I could open the client and the administrator and create a user on Local.
Then I switched to that id and with this user.id I was able to open the  administrator pers. doc and detach the admin.id.
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