The Lotus Notes Migration tools, also known as nUpgrade.exe, allows users to migrate mailbox data from Outlook Express, Microsoft Outlook and Exchange Server to IBM Notes. The nUpgrade.exe is useful for you if you’re switching from Outlook Express or Outlook to IBM Lotus Notes. Here I’ve explained it all about Lotus Notes Migration tools and how to install them on your system. Keep reading this post…!
Do you use emails in your day-to-day life? I hope you must! In this modern era, email is the best medium of communication all around the world. Everyone is highly dependent on emails, be it an individual, a small business or a large organization. Excessive use of emails has created a market for email client programs. An email client is a computer software or an online webmail site that provides you a place from which you can send email messages to others and receive from others. There are various email clients available in the market, both commercialware as well as freeware.
Here is this post, we’ll talk about IBM Notes, formerly known as Lotus Notes. IBM Notes is an email software client provided by IBM aka International Business Machines, that offers you business collaboration functionality including email, contacts, calendars, to-do lists, feeds, etc. into an easy-to-use workspace. Also, you can use IBM Notes as a stand-alone application, and with IBM Domino Server (formerly known as Lotus Domino Server) as well in order to make it a client-server software platform.
Lotus Notes Tutorial for Lotus Notes Migration
IBM Notes email client has a built-in feature that enables users to migrate their email data from Outlook Express, Outlook or Exchange with ease. The Louts Notes Migration Tools are highly useful in case if you want to import your mailbox data from other email client to IBM Notes. It performs migration from Outlook Express, MS Outlook or Exchange Server. It is commonly known as nUpgrade.exe. As it comes with IBM Notes, so there is no need to download it from any other source. But it would be only available if you have selected it during Lotus Notes installation. I have described the whole procedure of Lotus Notes installation below. Also, I have shown how to install Lotus Notes Migration tools on your system at the time of installation.
How to Install Lotus Notes?
Like other computer programs or email clients, IBM Notes is also very easy-to-install. All you need to do is just download the software .exe (executable file) from IBM official website. Once the software setup is downloaded, go to its location and double-click it. I’ll show you how to do that with the help of the screenshots shown below:
Select option #1 to unpack the files used to perform the installation to a temporary location. You may also select option #2 to unpack the files used to perform the installation to the location specified below. If you select option #2, you can change the folder location. Then click Next to continue the process.
After a few seconds, the extraction process will be completed.
Installation of Migration Tools
Step 3: The Migration Tools feature is available for both Exchange as well as Outlook Express.
Click the drop-down arrow near Exchange Migration. And click This feature will be installed on local hard drive option to enable this feature.
Step 5: The Migration Tools feature is now available for both Exchange as well as Outlook Express. This is an optional feature.
If you don’t want to use Migration Tools feature, you may keep it disabled. Click Next.
I hope the above tutorial would be helpful for Lotus Notes migration.
Important note: If you’re switching from Outlook to IBM Notes, you can read this blog post Import PST to Lotus Notes using nUpgrade.exe.