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Lotus Notes - Internet Mode

Hi All,

We have a dedicated IP into our Domino Server for users to connect to their email while out of the office (Internet Mode).

Does anyone know how I can disable a user account from accessing this feature, while keeping the account open and active?

Many thanks,

Lotus IBM

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Remove that user's Internet password from the user's Person document. Would that help? What maybe isn't convenient is that it also denies access to his mail from your internal network.
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Ah, and it would also deny access to any database from a browser.

Another option: add something to the design of the mail database, that displays an error message when coming from the Internet. Not easy to close every loophole...
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Does the server respond on two addresses, or its the router doing a static NAT to translate to the internal address.

If you have direct access on a different IP, you could use a redirection URL to do this:
- from the domino server record, 'Create Web', 'URL Mapping/Redirection'
- Pick the appropriate type and enter the IP address you want to block from in the site information.
- Under mapping, enter the users mailbox addess - '/mail/user.nsf/*' and a URL to send them to.
- save, restart the http task and test it out - no access to that mailbox from that IP address.

If you are NAT translating, not sure if it will work as simply. Try using a virtual server to map the name and working on something similar from there.

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How many users are you talking about - only certain users you want to deny or many? Will this be a group of users that might change? Will only specific users be allowed to get to the server from the internet and the majority will not?

I am asking because there are a few ways to do this but depending on how flexible you need to be some might be to onerous
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Sorry for the delay all - mekhet30's add it to the deny group achieved what I was looking for,

Thanks for all your help.

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> ... while keeping the account open and active ...
How does the solution fulfill this requirement?? ;-)
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Lotus Software produced the Lotus 1-2-3 spreadsheet program, and later developed Lotus Notes, a groupware and email system. Following its acquisition by IBM, the Notes and Domino client/server collaborative platform were expanded to include functions such as email, calendars, to-do lists, contacts management, teamrooms, discussion forums, file sharing, microblogging, instant messaging, blogs, and user directories. IBM also release SmartSuite, a comprehensive office suite, and followed that with Symphony, unrelated to the Lotus suite of the same name.

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