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Mail compact in Notes Client with Editor's access

Allow users to perform mail database compact in Notes Client even the user's access in mail file is just Editor. We all know that this feature in Notes Client will only be enabled if the user has Manager's access to their respective mail file.

Reference: http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21175574

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  • Sep 7 2018
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    Guest commented
    September 7, 2018 10:50

    From the posted link: "the mail file owner must have Manager access or higher to the mail file"

    OK, so that would be Domino Admin rights then?

    Maybe user compact request should be on a menu item and grayed out until mail file is size > 90% of quota?

    When activated, send a request to adminp to compact the mail file on ALL server / cluster replicas, not just the current mail server the mail file is on (or at least have a policy setting that forces compact to run on all replicas).

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    September 11, 2018 15:59

    Hi,

    I think you'd better (if not already) activate transaction logging and set the "quota enforcement" to "Check space used in file when adding a note".

    All this is done on the Transaction logging tab of your Domino server.

    With this, quota indicator is updated immediately after cleaning up your mail file (don't forget to empty trash) and no need for the user to compact anymore...

    What a good feature would be: Activate transaction logging and this quota enforcement BY DEFAULT (as well as other good Notes/Domino features, which often are optional...

     

    Greetings!

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    Thomas Hampel commented
    September 21, 2018 12:17

    In my opinion there is no need for an end user to start the compact process manually. As described above the quota enforcement setting needs to be set to "Check space when adding a note" in order to update the quota limit with every new mail/new document. So when the user is deleting a lot of documents in a short time it takes only a new mail to update the size information. There is no need to compact the mail file.