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To set or not to set Do not modify Names fields, that is the question.
David Brown    

div /divdivAfter seeing a Technote like this, you might be persuaded to set a users mail application Admin server Action to (the default) quot;Do not modify Names fields.quot;br /br /a href=http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?ca=kbamp;rs=899amp;uid=swg21432267Technote 1432267: Some messages have lost the information in the From field/abr /br /However, your trusty Admin infocenter/guide gives a slightly different impression...br /br /a href=http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/domhelp/v8r0/index.jsp?topic=/com.ibm.help.domino.admin85.doc/H_SPECIFYING_AN_ADMINISTRATION_SERVER.htmlSpecifying an administration server for databases/abr /br /The recommendation for names.nsf and admin4.nsf is clear enough (and, believe me, you should trust IBM about those two).  However, theres a judgment call regarding what to do about mail applications...br /br /lt;begin direct quote from infocentergt;br /We also recommend that you set Modify Names or Reader and Authors with caution on mail databases. Also, For heavy users of Calendar and Scheduling specific to recurring meetings, the users mail database should be set to quot;Modify All Names fields.quot; For users who are not frequently involved in the use of Calendar and Scheduling, the users mail database should be set to quot;Do not modify Names fieldsquot;.br /br /Because, (IMHO) it isnt practical to use a quot;prevailing windsquot; approach regarding if a user is a quot;heavy recurring meetingsquot; candidate, (except in specific cases) I tend to go with quot;Do not modify Names fields.quot;br /br /What is your preference and what helped you make up your mind about which way to go?/div

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