Tag Archives: Lotus Notes Domino to Microsoft Exchange migration

Lotus Notes DocLink Creator – The Code

Earlier in the year I covered the process of manually creating Lotus Notes Database or Document Links (DocLinks) in order to send from Outlook. Please view Lotus Notes to Microsoft Exchange Migration: Lotus Notes Document Link Creator for Outlookto revisit the overview of manually creating a Lotus Notes DocLink.

In this post(finally) I’ll go through the basic operations and function of this tool.

Note:¬† Although I wrote DocLinkCreator in VBScript, I’m not a¬†fulltime programmer or developer. This script(docLinkCreator.vbs) is provided as is and confers no warranties or support. I’ve provided comments within the code to help dev gurus or code monkeys make adjustments or upgrade to the existing code. Also feel free to share your modifications. But having said that this tool was used by my company of employment for several years until all their Lotus Notes infrastructure was decommissioned.

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Lotus to Microsoft Exchange Migration: Restarting the Microsoft Exchange Notes Connector

Microsoft Exchange Connector

I mentioned in previous posts (Read: Lotus Notes to Microsoft Exchange Migration) that our application workflows and primary CMS are still built under Lotus Notes Domino while user mailboxes have been migrated to Microsoft Exchange. When a mail enabled Lotus Notes database needs to send an email notification to users that email will need to travel through the Microsoft Exchange Notes Connector to get to the Microsoft Exchange store and into the users mailboxes.

Our Canon IR copiers are another business tools that utilize the Microsoft Exchange Notes Connector. The copiers are also used to scan documents into pdf and emailed to users mailboxes in Microsoft Exchange. At the moment the Canon IR copiers are still using a Lotus Notes Domino server as the SMTP mail transport server.

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