Article archive for 1998

Tuesday, December 1, 1998

Take WebDrive out for a spin

At DominoPower, we try to be conscious of the "whole Domino" experience. We’re beginning a new series called "WebMaster’s Toolkit". In this series, we’ll look at products that are not specific to Notes and Domino but may yet help you manage your Domino Internet site. These are products that we’ve evaluated and found most helpful, useful, and valuable. Editor-in-Chief David Gewirtz kicks off the series with WebDrive, a fabulous tool that will make any remote FTP site appear to be a local hard drive on your Windows 95/98 systems.

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Tuesday, December 1, 1998

Publishing PowerPoint presentations for Notes and Web clients

Dan Velasco had a problem common to many Domino and Notes administrators: how do you make a PowerPoint presentation available to Notes clients and Web browsers at the same time? If you’ve ever wondered this, read Dan’s article. It’ll outline the entire solution.

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Tuesday, December 1, 1998

The new NotesOutline class in Notes 5.0

Reputations are everything. If you want a reputation as a super-duper Notes and Domino guru, you better know how to use the new LotusScript features soon to be available in Release 5.0. In this important article, contributing editor Tony Patton introduces the new (and easy to use) NotesOutline class. If you want to be the first in your class, you better read this article.

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Tuesday, December 1, 1998

Managing clusters and intra-cluster traffic

This is DominoPower Magazine. Never let it be said that we didn’t spin those propellors on your head. In this advanced article, Sergey Kagolovsky takes you through the process of configuring multiple clusters and reducing the load of intra-cluster traffic. It’s nice, light, bedtime reading for us all.

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Tuesday, December 1, 1998

Richard’s guide to Lotusphere

It’s articles like this that make DominoPower so incredibly good (if we do say so ourselves). Lotusphere in Orlando is the Big Story for January and Senior Technical Editor Richard Echeandia tells you everything you ever wanted to know about how have a great show — including undiscovered spots where you’ll probably be able to get Internet access, and lots more. Plus, Editor-in-Chief David Gewirtz intersperses irreverent comments based on his years of experience at the show, making this a fun, yet incredibly useful article.

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Tuesday, December 1, 1998

It’s the email, stupid!

Our friends at Microsoft have sure been in the news a lot lately. Unfortunately (for them), this time it’s not because they’re announcing new products, but because the US Justice Department is prying deeply into their affairs. If you take the myopic view and think everything’s OK because it’s just Microsoft, think again. Everything you send and receive in your company’s email could be subject to the same microscopic scrutiny. If you want to protect yourself and your company, you better read this article!

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Tuesday, December 1, 1998

A guide for comparing Notes/Domino and Exchange

We’re often asked about the differences between the Notes and Domino solution and Microsoft Exchange. It would be politically easy (given we’re a Lotus-related publication) to rave about Notes and pan Exchange. But our approach is to give you the facts and let you choose. The key fact you need to consider when comparing both products is that they are considerably different products, and so apples-to-apples comparisons won’t work. In this informative article, Bart Myers looks at the issues involved in comparing Notes and Domino to Exchange and provides some healthy guidelines on how to look at the two solutions.

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Tuesday, December 1, 1998

It’s a small world

You might not expect social commentary in a technical magazine like DominoPower, but sometimes the real world asserts itself when you least expect it. Editor-in-Chief David Gewirtz dedicates this issue of DominoPower to a female Notes administrator who was most unfairly treated, late one night at Newark airport.

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Tuesday, December 1, 1998

Domino SuperSearch

How would you feel if you could find every piece of Notes and Domino information ever written, instantly, at your fingertips, with no delay? We know because we feel that way when we visit the Domino SuperSearch, this month’s DominoPower Site of the Month. While the SuperSearch doesn’t index everything about Notes and Domino, it does do a fine job. Check it out and you’ll feel the power.

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Sunday, November 1, 1998

Upgrading to Notes and Domino R5: an investment in your future

From time to time, we’re able to bring you the true insider perspective from Lotus. These articles are intended to help you understand Lotus’ direction, and their view of how the Notes and Domino products you rely on every day will be improving into the future. This article, by Lotus Domino Product Marketing Manager Gail Shlansky provides key information about Lotus’ perspective of Release 5’s value to your organization. It has a bit more "hype" than we normally allow in DominoPower, but if you read between the marketing jargon lines, you’ll get some very important information.

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