IsAdminReaderAuthor (ACL - Java)

Read-write. Indicates whether the administration server for the database can modify Readers and Authors fields in a database.

Note: This property is new with Release 6.5.

Defined in


Data type



public boolean isAdminReaderAuthor()
    throws NotesException
public boolean setAdminReaderAuthor(boolean flag)
    throws NotesException

Legal values

  • true if the administration server can modify Readers and Authors fields
  • false if the administration server cannot modify Readers and Authors fields


The database must have an administration server. See AdministrationServer in ACL and IsAdminServer in ACLEntry to check for and set the administration server.

After setting this property, you must call save for the changes to take effect. If you do not call save, your changes to the ACL are lost.