Synchronize Contacts on Replicator Page via Desktop Policy 
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: Lissette Arenas520 08 Sep 2008
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Option to synchronize contacts should be available in either the scriptable setup (ie: rep.contacts=1 in text file) or better yet, via a desktop policy.
Currently, on version 8.0.2 of Lotus Notes, it is enabled on a client by client basis.  For some reason, some of the clients have it disabled (the option is not available) on the replicator page.  In this case you have to enable it in the contacts preferences in names.nsf then enable it on the replicator page.
For this reason, a synchronize contacts desktop policy is preferred?
PS: If anyone has a creative solution for this or know if it's enabled in 8.5; don't be shy......share.  ;)

1) Dietmar Dumke871 (13 Sep 2008)
There would be no need to sync at all if the mail file were the ONLY place for personal contacts. The same applies to the content of personal journal. This would make the names.nsf a database solely for client config settings (locations, connections etc.) On the other hand, syncing a Blackbery via BES with personal journal and personal contacts were so much easier because the mailfile already is always on the server.
2) Rainer Brandl2238 (19 Sep 2008)
I agree with Dietmar > why can the contacts not be automatically stored i the mailfile ??? It would be much more easier for using with DWA, Traveler and so on... Good idea Dietmar
3) Rupert Clayton364 (28 May 2009)
In my experience this is a top five request at sites planning ND8.5 upgrades.
4) Denny Russell315 (04 Jun 2009)
I'd like to know what the reasoning behind the 2 demotes are? I can't think of a reason why you wouldn't want to do this.


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