Registering a server
For background information on registering a server, see the topic Server registration.

Note If you have not specified a registration server in Administration Preferences, this server is by default:

1. If you are supplying the certifier ID, make sure that you have access to it and that you know its password.

2. If you are using the Domino Administrator and would like the new server to support SSL, make sure that you have an Internet CA configured.

3. From the Domino Administrator or Web Administrator, click the Configuration tab.

4. From the Tools pane, click Registration - Server.

5. If you are using the Domino Administrator, do the following:

6. If you are using the Web Administrator, do the following: 7. In the Register New Server(s) dialog box, complete these fields for each server that you want to register:
Server nameEnter the name of the new server.
Server titleEnter the server title, which appears on the Configuration tab in the All Server Documents view and in the Server Title field of the Server document.
Domino domain nameThe default domain name is usually the same as the name of the organization certifier ID.
Server administrator nameEnter the name of the person who administers the server.
ID file passwordRequired if you are going to store the server ID in the Domino Directory.

Optional if you store the server ID in a file.

The password is case-sensitive and characters you use will depend on the level you set in the Password quality scale.

Password quality scaleChoose the level of complexity for the password. By default, the level is 0, where 16 is the highest.
Location for storing server ID
  • Select "In Domino Directory" to store the server ID in the Domino Directory.
  • Select "In File" to store the server ID file in a file. Then click "Set ID File," select the name and path for the file, and click Save.
Note You don't see this field from the Web Administrator, as the server ID is stored in the Domino Directory.
8. (Domino Administrator only) If you chose an Internet CA in the Register Servers dialog box and you want the server to support SSL connections, click Advanced, select "Enable SSL ports," and complete the following fields: 9. Do one: 10. The server registration queue displays the servers ready to be registered. To display the settings for a server, select the server name in the queue.

11. Click one:

12. After you register a server, install it and then run the Server Setup program to configure it.

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