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Solution for Lotus Restoration

Created: 14 Oct 2012 | 2 comments

Hi All,

I have a standard policy which takes backups for /usr/local/ directory for backing up lotus notes (.nsf and .ntf) files.

Can I restore the .nsf and .ntf files on the same server ?

SAN Media Server / Client : - AIX 6.1; NBU 6.5.4

Master : - Sun Solaris 1, NBU 6.5.4

Thanks and Regards,


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Marianne's picture

The recommended way to backup Lotus Notes is via the Notes agents. 

No idea if restore from Standard backup will work.

PS: are you aware of the fact that NBU 6.x is no longer supported? 


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sazz.'s picture

The database agent has the ability to log transactions against one or more Lotus databases. If you are backing these files as a flat file and want to restore better to speak to your lotus admin first. You can restore these files as a flat file but then your lotus admin has to do couple of things to make it work.