Lotus Foundations Workshop or Lotus Domino 8.5 Systems Administration Bootcamp

Lotus Foundations Workshop
(1) Lotus Foundations is designed for small and mid-sized organizations and enterprise departments. Lotus Foundations utilizes a number of IBM Technologies to offer document management, collaborative team spaces and instant messaging features available in the enterprise version of Notes Domino, as well as access to existing email (irrespective of type – IMAP/POP3), calendaring and address books task lists and Portal service. Coupled with a technical workshop based on Linux – this educational program will address some major issues such as:

i. How much it will cost in time and effort to deploy Foundations and the benefits expected in return.
ii. What changes to an organizations existing infrastructure will be necessary in order to support Foundations.
iii. A knowledge and skills transfer infrastructure impact analysis that will enable company administrators to get to grips quickly and effectively with new capabilities of Foundations.  
iv. Linux Education and training  
v. Analysis and discussion on Linux support issues
vi. Product offerings, Linux Service Level agreements (SLA) and priorities. 
vii. Migration and Integration strategies (this would be particularly useful, in view of consolidation exercise currently being experienced in the Nigerian Banking Industry).

Payment will be expected from attendees for this segment of the LAUNCHES, and will be designed for both BP’s and customer. Workshop will feature Lotus Foundations, Websphere Portal Express 7.0 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3.1.

This course covers the entire core Lotus Domino 8 system administration curriculum which is normally taught in 6 days in courses D8750, D87560 and D8770. While the course duration is condensed to 5 days, the course content is not condensed; therefore, this bootcamp offering covers the material at an accelerated pace, and could require participants to attend extended classroom hours.

The target audience for this course is system administrators new to Lotus Domino who need to acquire a foundational knowledge and working experience with the Lotus Domino 8 administration tools and who are responsible for:
Installing and setting up of the initial, basic Lotus Domino and Lotus Notes 8 infrastructure.
Setting up Domino Mail servers in the corporate intranet and extranet (i.e. Internet) environment.
Monitoring and maintaining an existing Lotus Domino 8 infrastructure.
Managing Notes and non-Notes users in a Domino domain.

The prerequisites for this course include previous experience as a network administrator or mail system administrator, and experience using the Lotus Notes 8 Client.

In this course, students will:
Be introduced to basic concepts that provide the foundation for Lotus Domino and Lotus Notes.
Practice performing basic administration tasks using the Lotus Domino Administrator client.
Install and configure a basic infrastructure with a single domain using an existing deployment plan.
Set up replication and mail routing in the single-domain environment.
Perform standard server maintenance and troubleshooting tasks.
Register and maintain Notes and non-Notes users.

Key topics
Examining the Lotus Domino and Lotus Notes Architecture
Performing Basic Administration Tasks
Examining Lotus Domino Security Mechanisms
Examining Mail Routing in Lotus Domino
Examining Lotus Domino Replication
Extending Lotus Domino Environment
Installing and setting up the first Lotus Domino server and administrator
Setting up servers in the Lotus Domino domain
Adding Lotus Notes workstations to the Lotus Domino domain
Setting up the administration environment
Setting up the replication schedule to synchronize Lotus Domino system databases in the domain
Configuring intranet Lotus Domino mail routing
Configuring internet mail routing
Enabling message controls
Enabling server and messaging monitoring
Troubleshooting common mail setup problems
Managing Users
Managing Groups
Managing Non-Notes and Notes Clients
Deploying Composite Applications
Managing Servers
Updating Servers
Setting Up Server Monitoring
Using Domino Domain Monitoring
Monitoring Server Performance
Resolving Server Problems
Resolving User Problems