Running Compact using the Files tab

Use the Compact tool in the Files tab of the Domino® Administrator to run Compact on specific databases. The databases can be stored on a server or stored locally on a Domino® Administrator client.


  1. From the Domino® Administrator, select the server in the Server pane that stores the databases you want to run Compact on. If the Domino® Administrator does not run on a server, you can select local to run Compact on databases stored on the client. To expand the Server pane, click the servers icon.
  2. Click the Files tab.
  3. Select the databases on which to run Compact.
  4. In the Tools pane, select Database - Compact. Or drag the selected database(s) to the Compact tool.
  5. Optional: Select options to control how Compact runs.
  6. Click OK.