Admin Tools 2.0 for HCL Notes Mail and Applications troubleshooting

If you use, or haven’t had the opportunity to use, the all-in-one tool for troubleshooting mail and HCL Notes applications, it’s now in version 2.0, which includes the familiar tool types and has been updated with more tools. More details, including how to download the tool, in this article on HCL Support Knowledge Base.

Tools & functionality

Remove Profiles ToolTool presents a selectable list of profile documents for removal from a database. Important Note: Do not use this tool to remove the OOO profile.See the “Additional Information” section below for more information about this tool.
Out of Office Diagnostic ToolTroubleshoot Out of Office issues.
Prohibit Design Element ToolPresents design elements with the prohibit flag enabled with the option to remove the flag.
Copy Database ToolCreate a LotusScript, document-level copy of a mail database.
Rebuild Mail Database InboxRebuilds a mail database Inbox, which may become necessary due to corruption or accidental removal of documents from a folder.
Edit Database ACLGiven a list of mail databases, this tool will set the ACL entry for the mail file owner to Editor, Designer, or Manager.
Find Duplicate TemplatesLocate duplicate templates on a server and provide a comprehensive list of identical templates, identifying which ones are the original.
Disable Background AgentsGiven a list of mail databases, this tool will enable or disable all background agents in a database. This is done by editing the database property “Disable background agents for this database”.This tool leverages C API functions and allows you to edit a property that is not accessible via LotusScript.
Create Mail Database SpreadsheetGiven a server name in your organization, this tool will gather your specified mail database attributes and create a Comma Separated Value (CSV) file to be opened and manipulated in spreadsheet format.
Document DXL Export ToolExport a selected document to XML format to analyze it more granularly.
Fix Duplicate FoldersFix duplicate folders.
Log AnalysisTool to search a given list of text files for a particular string and output it to a text file.
Mail Database SearchSearches a directory or selected mail database for a particular string where the results are output to the log as document links.
Delete DocumentAbility to remove a document if you know the NoteID of the document.
Edit Mail RulesVisually inspect Mail Rule Documents versus orphaned Mail Rules in the calendar profile document. In addition, you can remove the orphaned rule from the calendar profile document.

Updates and New Features:

Remove Out Of Office Profile And AgentUpdated to include to remove the OOO cal event that is blocking busy time from booking.renamed to Remove Out Of Office Profile And Agent 2.0
DXL Document ExporterUpdated to use the built-in functionality of LotusScript classes DXLExporter and without importing the DLL file in to the operating system.renamed to DXL Document Exporter 2.0
Prohibit Design Element ToolUpdated to include and list other databases that uses the same master template.renamed to Find Database by Template – Prohibit
Remove Hide in Rich Text FieldWhen you save a Rich Text field that has hide-when formula, the said formula gets saved and retained along with the document. This tool removes the hide-when event of the specified Rich Text field in a document.
Change DB Replica IDThis tool can be used for copying the archived or backup (source) database replica ID and setting it to the production (target) database’s replica ID.
Copy Calendar EntriesThis tool copies the specified calendar entry/entries from a mail backup copy to a mail production copy.
Delete Users Mail DocumentThis tool will remove a particular mail document based on the UNID on selected multiple users.
Send Notes.ini Settings Changes to UsersThis tool sends the Notes.ini settings changes to client users to apply. The tool looks at the Calendar Profile document for the selected database to get the mail database owner.  This tool is used where Changing these settings via policies is not an option (a. either not working or b. policies takes longer to get pushed down and the customer needed the chages asap).

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