Appendix B. Understanding Replication

Replication is something unique to Lotus Notes. This appendix explains

  • What replication is

  • How replication works

  • How to replicate your databases to and from the server

How Replication Works

Domino data is stored in databases that are usually hosted by Domino servers, but which may also be hosted by your own Notes client. A given database might be hosted by a single Domino server or Notes workstation or by multiple machines—one or more Domino servers and possibly multiple users’ Notes workstations as well.

The primary reason why a database may exist on multiple machines is so that users can gain access to the data more quickly and conveniently. Notes can deliver locally stored data to you more quickly than data stored ...

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