To transfer messages to and from Notes and to synchronize
directory information, the Notes connector requires access to
several Notes databases. The following procedure explains how to
create a certified Notes user ID file, which the connector uses to
access the Lotus Notes/Domino server and to create a Person
document in the Lotus Notes/Domino registration server's Name and
Tip Create a user ID that is
different from any administrator ID used for creating Notes users.
Give the connector's user ID only the security permissions required
for carrying out the messaging and directory synchronization tasks
that the connector needs to perform.
To create a user ID for the connector:
Start the Lotus Notes 4.x client or, if you are using
release 5.x, the Lotus Domino Administrator program.
On the File menu, click Tools, and then click
Click People, and then click Register
Verify that you have a license for the user ID you are
creating. If you meet the licensing requirements, click
Type the administration password for the specified certifier,
and then click OK.
If the local server is not the registration server, click
Registration Server, select the registration server, and
then click OK. To select a different certifier, click
Certifier ID, select the certifier, and then click
Open. Type the administrator's password, and then click
In Security type, click North American or
In Certificate expiration date, type the date in
mm-dd-yy format to change the expiration date, and then
In Last name, type a name for the connector (for
In Minimum password length, click zero and leave the
Password box blank. This allows the connector to operate
unattended when accessing its databases on the Lotus Notes/Domino
In License type, click Lotus Notes Desktop.
Click the Mail icon.
On the Mail type menu, click None.
On the Home server menu, select the Lotus Notes/Domino
server on which the connector's databases will be located.
Click the Other icon.
Verify that In Address Book is not selected. This is
required because the password of this user ID file is set to
Click In file to generate the user ID as a file. Click
Set ID file and specify the file name (for example,
Exchconn.id). The user ID file must be in a location that is
accessible to the server on which the connector is installed.