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Lotus Notes Migration

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Lotus Notes Migration

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Lotus Notes Migration is the process of moving an email account from Lotus Notes to another. It’s often necessary when a company switches email platforms or needs to consolidate servers for cost-effectiveness, better performance, or improved user experience. But the main reason is to move away from this archaic old system!

It requires to install a workstation connected to a HCL Domino server. On this workstation, you will install a Lotus Notes client and the Cloudiway agent.  This Cloudiway agent makes the connection between the Domino server and the Cloudiway Platform. Once uploaded to the Cloudiway platform, the messages are pushed to the target.

Lotus Notes migration can present challenges like data loss, downtime, compatibility issues, and the task of reconfiguring user settings. It requires careful planning and execution to minimize these potential issues.

But most of all, the most important challenge is performance and deal with your on-premises environment limitations: Do not flood your server with requests, do not allocate all the bandwith for the migration during business hours, ensure that your firewall will support the loads, install the necessary number of migration agents to maximise throughput without impacting the business during working hours.

Data transits over encrypted HTTPS sessions (TLS 1.2). Once uploaded the platform, they are immediately pushed to the target. Data does not remain stored in the Cloudiway platform.

Apart from emails, other types of data that can be migrated include contacts, calendars, folders, Archives and Shared Mailboxes.

The duration of an email migration depends on several factors including the amount of data to be migrated, the speed of the network, and the performance of the source and destination servers.

Yes, the migration is a copy of source content to target content. Access to the source is readonly, therefore it remains available and untouched during the migration.

Downtime can be minimized during the migration by careful planning, performing a test migration beforehand, scheduling the migration during off-peak hours, and using reliable migration tools or services such as Cloudiway.

No, Cloudiway requires a readonly access and does not make any modification or deletions to the source content.

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