How to

Add User in Access Control List

ACL or Access Control List is used to determine the level of Access given to People, Servers or Groups and assign particular task at different Levels. ACL is provided by the IBM in order to provide Security as well as Authority to the databse.

If you want to view ACL apply in database then follow the simple steps:

  1. First of all open the Lotus Notes and then go for File then Application and then Access Control refer to the mentioned picture.


  2. Now you will be reached at the window of "Access Control List…" where you can saw the level of Access in the dropdown menu of "People, Servers or Groups" as seen below

    access level

If you want to add another user in ACL and assign its access level then follow the beneath statements:

  1. To specify the access level and add user you have to open Domino Server and then go to File menu and then choose Application and then Access Control.

    chose access control

  2. Choose the option of Basics and click on Add button to add the user name.


  3. Enter the name of person or you can click on the icon to pick desired name from the address book and then click on OK button

    enter name

  4. After clicking on "Person Icon" a directory will be open in which you have to pick the name of a person and then select the Add button and then click on OK button as picture says.


  5. After that you will see the name which you recently added is shown in the list as seen below. Now assign the User type and Access level to the given name and at last click on OK.

    recent names

Now if you reopen your database and check for the ACL then you will find the name in the list.

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