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Install Lotus Notes without file attached function

Is there any way to install Lotus Notes without the file attached function? I have a request from our management for one of our clients. The management needs to have Lotus Notes access for the client but he couldn't attach any document and pass the document to other people.
Not that I know of. Lotus Notes simply uses the DLLS associated with file attachments from the operating system level -- so to disable it in Notes would also require disabling it for the entire operating system. What I would suggest is denying that person the ability to send any mail to the Internet. That way, only internal messages would be able to have attachments -- which seems to be what you are describing.


How about giving that user a special mail file design that has a body field of type text (instead of rich text) in all the appropriate forms?

This way the attach function would not work and drag and drop would also be prevented. However, this also means that that user may not have access to other mail databases, to change the mail template on his mail file, or even to a standard mail template with which he could create a local mail file, from which he could again send attachments!

Of course the whole request is questionable, as there is still copy and pasting the content to plain text, Web mail, open SMTP relays, USB sticks, camera phones, printers -- you name it.

—Pascal R.

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