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Using Lotus Notes to Distribute SAS Data under Windows

Introduction to Using Lotus Notes with SAS

The NOTESDB Engine

SAS provides an access engine, NOTESDB, that enables client users to add new Notes documents to an existing Notes database. This engine is compatible with Lotus Notes client version 7.0.2 or later.

The NOTESDB access engine cannot create a new database and does not provide a way to retrieve information from existing Notes documents. However, the NotesSQL ODBC driver allows for retrieval of data from Notes databases. See Retrieving Information from Preexisting Notes Documents for these details.

Do not schedule a program using the NOTESDB engine as a batch job because the server prompts for a password.

Client Requirements

The following are requirements for using Lotus Notes with SAS:

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