Thursday, August 30, 2012

Reasons of NSF File Corruption and Its Recovery

In this blog post, we have discussed the most common reasons of NSF file corruption and what are the techniques which can be used to perform recovery of damaged Lotus Notes database .nsf file.

Causes of Corruption:

Following are the prominent reasons of corruption in Notes database files:

• Domino Server failure or crash
• Hardware malfunctioning
• Header Part corruption
• Log files damage or deletion
• Mailboxes deletion accidentally
• Dirtyshutdown of application caused by power failure or any other reason
• Virus/malware attacks
• Interaction with an incompatible program
• Operating system problems

Friday, August 24, 2012

How to Rebuild Corrupt Lotus Notes Database (NSF) File

A NSF file, Lotus Notes Database, is also known as Notes Storage Facility file which is used for storing e-mails and other important data in Lotus/Domino applications. Lotus Domino Server, an email server application provides a custom application environment to its users for efficiently managing their important data. This server application uses a document accommodated NSF file to save the data in the form of documents and views which make it fast to search the relevant data within database files. These NSF files can also be read through Web Access.

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

How to Repair and Recover Data from Corrupt NSF File

Are you unable to send or receive e-mails in Lotus Notes? Are you unable to access any of the Lotus Notes database? This problem is usually caused due to corruption of Lotus Notes database which can be solved with the help of Lotus Notes recovery software

Lotus Notes is an e-mail client which is used in large number of areas. It uses NFS file format to store user data which at times can get corrupted and make the entire database inaccessible. One of such issues occurs when you try to send an e-mail message. The error message resembles to the following:

"Server Error: This database cannot be read due to an invalid on disk structure"