Outlook – Domino Connecter.

I was seduced, (for the third time), into installing the Microsoft Outlook Domino Connecter for the following reasons:


  1. I wanted a single place to manage my RSS feeds, personal email, tasks, calendar and work email

  2. My trial of mNotes completes in a few days and I needed to decide whether to buy it, or whether I could use Active Sync alone, (as my Local Notes replica would now also be in Outlook)

  3. I would get a unified search environment, (because X1 would search my Notes data, which would now be in Outlook)

  4. Graham said it works fine for him


I have tried it twice before, and had to give up both times, despite considerable effort.  I kept telling myself the problems were to do with the sequence I did things, by interactions with mNotes, X1 etc, because I did not leave it alone – i.e. I tried to use it!  Having tried again a few times these are some of the problems I have had:


  1. Synchronisation is painfully slow

  2. It does not synchronise according to a regular schedule, it just does it in the background, but not as frequently as I would like

  3. It affects …