Mass names.nsf to CSV/pst

Posted on 2009-02-20
Last Modified: 2013-12-18
I have a project at work and was hoping some one here has an easy way to do this. I need to convert about 175 users, each with there own names.nsf file to a format OutLook can unsderstand, say csv and import them to there pst/exchange. If there is a better format then csv let me know.

What i would like to find out, is there any way to do a names.nsf to csv in batchs not one at a time sitting at each clients pc, either with free 3rd party software, on the lotus server as an admin or write a batch to have each pc access Lotus and export the names.nsf to csv and save it. Any one of those would work but i cant figure out how to do any of them. I can have lotus export to csv no problem if i use the GUI, but i dont know how to do it from a batch.

As far as importing the csv's to OutLook, i think this will have to be done per user. But i plan on having each user import there own csv with directions i give them.

Any help or ideas would be great!
Question by:Daniel_P67
    LVL 46

    Expert Comment

    by:Sjef Bosman
    Give all users DAMO and keep the Domino server.
    LVL 63

    Expert Comment

    LVL 63

    Accepted Solution


    Now I would create a button in a blank DB, and put the agent into it, and send it out to each user via mail.

    Have the export file sent back to a mail-in DB, so that you can easily keep track of who has finished the export.

    I hope this helps !
    LVL 1

    Author Closing Comment

    IT would of taken to long to do it this way so i ended up converting each user by hand. Out of the 150 users only about 25 had a personal address book, so the conversion was not that bad.

    Featured Post

    Looking for New Ways to Advertise?

    Engage with tech pros in our community with native advertising, as a Vendor Expert, and more.

    Join & Write a Comment

    This is an old article, please see an updated version of this article, located here:
    I thought it will be a good idea to make a post as it will help in case someone else faces these issues. I trust this gives an idea how each entry in Notes.ini can mean a lot for the Domino Server to be functioning properly. This article discusses t…
    Excel styles will make formatting consistent and let you apply and change formatting faster. In this tutorial, you'll learn how to use Excel's built-in styles, how to modify styles, and how to create your own. You'll also learn how to use your custo…
    In this seventh video of the Xpdf series, we discuss and demonstrate the PDFfonts utility, which lists all the fonts used in a PDF file. It does this via a command line interface, making it suitable for use in programs, scripts, batch files — any pl…

    729 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

    Need Help in Real-Time?

    Connect with top rated Experts

    19 Experts available now in Live!

    Get 1:1 Help Now