SMTP Service Not Available, Closing Transmission Channel

A client wanted to move a hosted Domino server to on-premises. After the initial build of the VM and configuration of the new Domino server was completed, I began the cutover process. Domino came up with the correct server identity and could be accessed via Notes and iNotes. However, when testing email, it was discovered that while outbound SMTP email Read More

Wrangling Notes Client Security

When I started working with Lotus Notes in 1994, there was only the Lotus Notes client in the client server model. Majority of the workstations were located in the same geographical location on the same LAN as the server and remote users were also Lotus Notes clients that dialed in to the server via a modem. For the most part Read More

Domino Server Security – There are 10 Things You Need to Know

In the past I have rolled my eyes at top 10 lists. Then, about a year ago I became enthralled with the “Hamilton” soundtrack. Composer Lin Manual Miranda conveys the concept of duels in “Ten Duel Commandments”, listing the 10 rules of engagement. Towards the end of the musical, the 10 list is reprised in The “World Was Wide Enough,” Read More