Lotus Domino for S/390 Release 5: Problem Determination Guide

An IBM Redbooks publication

Published 07 January 2000

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ISBN-10: 0738415081
ISBN-13: 9780738415086
IBM Form #: SG24-5599-00
(330 pages)

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Authors: Mike Ebbers, John Anderson, Philippe Comte, Masayuki Kamitohno, Camilla Moore, Ramdzan Minhat, Masafumi Nakayama


This IBM Redbooks publication provides suggestions on how to approach problems that may occur in a Domino production environment on the S/390 platform. The first part of the book covers architecture and terminology to familiarize you with the environment. The second part contains step-by-step approaches to enable you to track down the source of a problem and take steps to fix it. The third part contains tools and resources that you can use during problem determination. The appendix contains worksheets and other helpful information.
This book assumes some knowledge of Domino and OS/390 operations. The intended audience is UNIX and OS/390 system programmers, Domino administrators, and other people who support a production Domino system in the OS/390 environment.

Table of contents

Part 1. The Environment
Chapter 1. How to Use This Redbook
Chapter 2. Domino Architecture For Problem Determination
Chapter 3. he OS/390 Environment and Terminology
Chapter 4. Domino R5 Server Implementation in S/390
Part 2. The Methodology
Chapter 5. Handling Problems in a Domino for S/390 Environment
Chapter 6. Troubleshooting Techniques and Tips
Part 3. Tools and Resources
Chapter 7. Maintenance Philosophy
Chapter 8. Tools in the OS/390 Environment
Chapter 9. Tools for Domino
Chapter 10. Tools for Network Troubleshooting
Chapter 11. Real Case Studies
Chapter 12. Automation of Domino Operations
Chapter 13. How to Avoid Domino Problems
Chapter 14. Resources
App. A Our Test Environment at the ITSO
App. B Sample Scripts and Programs
App. C Summary of Tools by Problem Type
App. D Example of threads waiting and a ps command

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