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Controlling user recertification requests

This tip shows you how to change where Notes ID recertification requests are sent.

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Did you ever want to change where Notes ID recertification requests are sent? Here's how:

  1. Open the Domino Directory to the ConfigurationsCertificates view.

  2. Choose the Notes Certifier that you want to modify (you will probably want to change them all).

  3. Put the document into edit mode and switch to the "Contact Information" tab.

  4. Change the field "Other mail address" To the group, person, or mail in the database where you want the recertification requests to be sent.


Great tip, I've been looking for this. Now that I've found it, what about an Action or SmartIcon to set the "MailAddress" field on multiple certifier documents?

—Walter P.


I'm not a real advocate of putting agents in the public address book , but the code below would do the trick. You would need to select the certificate documents you wish to change.

Alternatively, you could also create a simple action agent to replace the value of the field "MailAddress" with the new address.

Sub Initialize 
        Dim session As New NotesSession 
        Dim db As NotesDatabase 
        Dim collection As NotesDocumentCollection 
        Dim doc As NotesDocument 
        Set db = session.CurrentDatabase 
        Set collection = db.UnprocessedDocuments 
        Const NEW_ADDRESS = "type_your_address_here"     
        For i = 1 To collection.Count 
                Set doc = collection.GetNthDocument( i ) 
                doc.MailAddress = NEW_ADDRESS 
End Sub 

I hope this helps.

—Steven Santamorena, tip author


Thanks again Steve. We still have a few people sending requests to our old admin name, so I'll definitely give that a go.

—Walter P.

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