Approach to Resolve Lotus Notes NSF file Migration Issues

To migrate while working on one Email client to another is a Herculean Task. While changing platforms, several issues arise. Likewise, most of the people work on either IBM Notes or MS Outlook to accomplish several purposes like Emailing, Scheduling, and Meetings Arrangement, etc. But because of complex Interface and affordability issues of Lotus Notes organizations are migrating from Notes to Outlook via which sometimes Migration Issues ascends and complications occur in exporting NSF file to PST. But these issues can be sorted out following right technique of conversion. Have a glance towards Lotus Notes to Outlook Migration Issues and approach to rectify these technical hitches.

Error 1:  Unable to open Names.nsf or address book”

Reason:  The above error arises when Address Book is not detected by Notes either due to the presence of another INI file or any kind of modification like renaming or deleting has done in NSF database.

Explanation: To resolve above issue, contact your Notes Administrator to check the Notes.INI file status and Data Directory folder of Notes. Along with this it becomes obligatory to check the position of Names.nsf file in the Data Directory by your administrator.

Error 2: “The message was migrated without the attachments.

Reason: This error comes using inbuilt utility MS Transporter Suite of Outlook to export the mailboxes of Lotus Domino to Exchange Server. Because by default MS Suite migrate emails of less than 4 MB in size, and if Email data size exceeds it leave the attachments and export Emails only.

Explanation: The error can be rectified by varying the values, i.e. on increasing the limit of buffering threshold and execution time-out. To sort out issue effortlessly you can use third party application which export Notes database to Outlook without any size limit.

Error 3: “You are not authorized to perform that operation.”

Reason:  While opening IBM Notes this message comes when Access Control List (ACL) has applied on bookmark.nsf database which prevent user to access the database. It indicates that either only administrator has the permission to access the database or bookmark file has replaced by creating a new one.

Explanation:  To correct this error you can create a new bookmark file by using Notes User ID. And placed this new file in a Data Directory folder which aids to rename or delete the file easily if required and on restarting Lotus Notes the issue get solved.

Read: SecuraSoft NSF to PST Converter

Error 4. “Unavailability of selected data conversion.”

Reason:  This problem occurs because of the lacking of a specific data type choose by the user to convert Notes to Outlook.

Explanation: This issue can only resolve by using any third party tool to migrate Lotus Notes database to Outlook.

To get rid from above stated migration issues best tactic is the use of third party program via which you can export your entire Notes database without any data corruption. In these SecuraSoft NSF to PST Converter is enhanced with exclusive features which provide Error Free Migration and sustain the ingenuity of info after Notes to PST Conversion. Using this tool you can migrate NSF file to PST format without any minute loss of data within couple of times.

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25 March 2015 at 18:13 delete

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