10 May '12, 5pm
Teaching an ol' dog a new trick: SET CONFIG param=value update
of Domino administration (besides FTP/copy of a server NSF ) is the manual editing of notes.ini variables. To update an notes.ini variable instantly you can use the server console and type set config param=value , while for permanent changes you would add the value to a server configuration document. Using the server configuration document has the advantage, that your ini changes not only will survive a reboot or even loss of your notes.ini, but they serve as documentation too. My colleague Thomas Hampel today pointed me to a technote that I wasn't aware of. It explains how to combine these two steps into one: set config param=value update will instantly activate a parameter and wite it back into the server configuration document. For lazy or forgetful administrators you can issue this command once: set config ENABLE_SRVCFG_NAB_UPDATE=1 update and it will automatically upd...