Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Recovering corrupt NSF was not easy, until been through this

A Notes storage facility of Lotus Notes is commonly known as NSF files. The NSF files are used for storing emails and other vital data of Lotus Notes and Domino Server application. Lotus Notes is well known email client application which is used in collaboration with Domini Server. The application helps user to create address book, calendars, instant messaging, discussion groups and many more useful features. The NSF files are highly secure files as it is encrypted with latest algorithm that inhibits any unauthorized access. Nevertheless, the NSF files are not secure enough in terms of corruption related issues. Like any other data file, NSF formatted files are also prone to number of threats. Let us have a look over possible threats associated with NSF file corruption:-

“Reason and remedy for NSF error 0x1A5”

IBM developed Lotus Notes, an adroit email client application in year 1989. It acts as an integrated email client application that collaborates with IBM Domino Server. The staunch email application allows user to access business emails, applications, attachments, contacts, appointments, events, tasks, journals, and calendars. The Lotus Notes application is widely compatible and can work flawlessly on multiple operating systems like Windows, Linux, UNIX and Mac. Lotus Notes and Domino Server both store files in the form of NSF format. Lotus Notes consists of a distinguished feature of application development hence it is also compared to Microsoft SharePoint. The user friendly interface of Notes allows this application the functionality to access, store and present data in safe and secure environment. However there are multiple ways by which Notes NSF files get malfunctioned. In this article I would like to draw a light upon one of the common situations when Lotus Notes user finds difficulty while accessing NSF data.