Chapter 2. Getting Started

In this chapter, you learn about some Lotus Notes concepts and get familiar with the Notes client user interface. This chapter gives you a brief explanation of Lotus Notes, what it is and how it works, instructions for navigating around Lotus Notes, and instructions on how to protect your Notes Desktop by locking your password.

Understanding the Notes Client

Lotus Notes is based on client/server technology, which enables you to access, share, and manage information over a network. The network can consist of five or ten computers in your office building, cabled together, or it can consist of 30,000 computers located all over the world, connected to one another in various ways. The software you’re running on your PC is called ...

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