You cannot connect to a Lotus Notes Mail mailbox by using Microsoft Outlook with a MAPI profile. Sometimes you can connect, but when you try to open any message, you may receive the following error message:
To resolve this issue, Microsoft has developed an add-in for Outlook 2002 and for Outlook 2003 for connection with IBM Lotus Notes release 5.x or 6.x servers. To download the Microsoft Office Outlook Connector for IBM Lotus Domino, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
Tested drivers that are not supported with Outlook include the following drivers:
- Lotus Notes Mail
- Netscape SMTP driver (using the Internet Mail driver provided with Outlook, you can connect to Netscape and other SMTP/POP3 servers).
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