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How to Compact Your Lotus Notes Mail


Toolbox - Mail File Compact

Compacting your mail file is necessary to recover space left after you have archived or deleted a significant amount of documents. Our mail servers run compacts automatically at night. Below how to manually request a Mail File compact.

Sign into the website. Select Quick Links


In the Quick Links menu select Compact Email


Selecting the Submit button will initiate the compact.


Important Notes:

  • Allow up to 15 minutes for the mail file compact to complete. Even longer for really large mail files or during peak hours.
  • Please contact the Support Desk @ 317-688-0050, ext 2000, or send an email to: if you have any further questions

See also, Maintaining Your Notes Mail and Archive Files.

- Originally posted by Bob Stephan - Updated by Michael Kobrowski

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