Avoid contacts from mail file gets archived by server-side archiving

  1. Open Mail File template in Domino Designer.
  2. Open “Contact” Form.
  3. Create a new field in this form.
  4. Name it as “ProtectFromArchive”
  5. Field Type should be “NUMBER” with setting “Computed When Composed”
  6. Now set default Value of this field to be “1”
  7. Save the form.

Now The mail database created using this template wont be facing any issue of archiving the contacts documents as field “ProtectFromArchive” will prevent contact docs to get archived. Please note that an agent needs to process existing contacts to protect them as well.