You must provide a Lotus Notes ID file that has, at minimum,
Reader permissions for all of the mailboxes being migrated. The
source extractor uses this ID file when it connects to the Lotus
Notes server. You also must specify the path of the Notes.ini file
created by the Lotus Notes client program. For Lotus Notes R5, the
default location is C:\Lotus\Notes\Notes.ini. For earlier versions,
the default location is C:\Winnt\Notes.ini. (The default location
of Notes.ini depends on the version of Lotus Notes installed.)
To create a certified Lotus Notes ID file, which Migration
Wizard uses to access the Lotus Notes or Domino server
Start the Lotus Notes or Domino server Administrator
On the File menu, click Tools, and then click
Click People, and then click Register
Verify that you have a license for the ID you are creating. If
you meet the licensing requirements, click Yes.
Type the administration password for the specified
If the local server is not the registration server, click
Registration Server, and then click a registration server.
To click a different certifier, click Certifier ID, click
the certifier, and then click Open. Type the administrator's
In Security type, click North American or
To change the expiration date (optional), in Certificate
Expiration Date, type the date in mm-dd-yy format, and
then click Continue.
In Last name, type a name for the Migration Wizard user;
for example, MigWiz.
In Minimum password length, click zero, and leave
Password blank. This allows unattended operation of
Migration Wizard when accessing its databases on the Lotus Notes or
Because Migration Wizard's ID file is not password-protected, you
should take appropriate steps to prevent its unauthorized use. For
more information, see Lotus Notes Administrator's Guide.
In License type, click Lotus Notes Desktop.
Click the Mail icon, and in the Mail type menu,
In the Home server menu, click the Lotus Notes or Domino
server on which Migration Wizard's databases will be located.
Click the Other icon, and verify that In Address
Book is not selected. This is required because the password of
this ID file is set to blank.
Click In file to have the Lotus Notes ID generated as a
file. Click Set ID file and specify the file name; for
example, MigWizExchconn.id. The ID file must be in a location that
is accessible to the server on which Migration Wizard is