My understanding of the process is this:

If an ID exists in the NAB, during the install the client will detach the
ID file from the NAB and save it locally with the default name of
-- the password associated with this ID would be the password assigned when
the user was created.

If an ID does not exist in the NAB, an ID file must be provided when the
client initially connects to the server.  If no ID file is provided during
installation, there can be no connection to the server.


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Our pc guy just did a Notes Client 6.5.1 fresh install on a new pc for an
existing Notes user.

During the install a was created and placed in the data directory.

Then the pc guy was finishing the install via the connection wizard.

At one point he was asked to authenticate and since the registered users'
id file didn't exist on the new pc, the file (containing a default
password) was used to authenticate with the server and up came the user's
mail. We found this to be somewhat of a security issue and I would like to
know how/if the file can be excluded from the install?

Regards, Jerry

Gerald Kern
IBM Certified AS/400 RPG IV Developer & RPG IV Programmer
MIS Project Leader, Lotus Notes/Domino Administrator
The Toledo Clinic, Inc.
4235 Secor Road
Toledo, OH 43623-4299
Phone 419-479-5535
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