This is the first of three articles to discuss how to implement the protocol handler for
The MOSS 2007 server that will crawl the Notes Databases must be on a 32-bit system, due to the API kit from Lotus, is currently only 32-bit.
Download the API toolkit, extract it, copy the lcppn30.dll file from the (extracted location)\notescpp\lib\mswin32 folder to the <SystemDrive>:\Program Files\
Next setup your
Mapping the Windows account to the Domino ACL (Access Control list)
Domino uses ACLS to determine access to a specific database. In order to map the security trimming within MOSS, you will need to create a Notes database that maps the Windows Account to the corresponding Notes ID. This database needs to be created with
. You need only one mapping view per Domino domain.
Creating a mapping view in the Domino Directory using the
Click File, point to Database, and then click Open. In the server list, choose a Domino Server, then under Database, select the Domino Directory, normally named by the Domino domain then the word directory, for instance, TailspinToys Directory, by default the Filename will be names.nsf, then Click Open. If unsure, ask the Domino Administrator.
On the menu, select Create, point to Design, and then scroll close to the bottom and click View. This will launch the Create View dialog box, do the following:
Enter the name you want for this view in the View name box. Let’s use Mappings. Note that this name is case sensitive. Select Shared from the View type list. In the Copy style from view section, choose the Copy From button, scroll to the top, choose –Blank-. ,Click OK then Click OK to save the view.
In the left pane of the
By default you will have a single column, right click on it and choose Column Properties. Change the title to Owner , Click the X to close. On the Objects tab, expand the Mappings (View) section, Choose View Selection, in the bottom right pane, change the Run option to Formula. In the pane type, Select Type = “Person”. Click the Green Check mark.
On the Objects tab, expand the Owner (Column) section, In the bottom right pane, set The Column Value Display section to Field and then scroll down select the field called Owner.
Click on the Owner Column to highlight it, then on the menu choose Create, and select Insert a New Column. You can drag/drop the columns in whichever order you prefer. Right click on the new blank column and choose Column Properties. Change the title to WindowsAccount, Click the X to close.
On the Objects tab, expand the WindowsAccount (Column) section, In the bottom right pane, set The Column Value Display section to Field and then scroll down select the field called Comment. This is the field in your Person Document where you will put the Windows Account name in this format, such as Tailspintoys\Administrator. Please note you can create any custom field for this, but it is beyond the scope of this article.
Click File, Save. You are done this section. Launch the
The only pieces left in Lotus Domino and
Take a deep breath and exhale, the hard part is over. The next article will cover the MOSS setup and configuration, with the final article listing patches, known issues, tips & tricks.
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