Running Compact using the Task - Start tool

Use this method to compact many databases on a server. You can continue using the Domino® Administrator during compacting.


  1. From the Domino® Administrator, on the Server pane, select the server on which to run Compact. To expand the pane, click the servers icon.
  2. Click the Server > Status tab.
  3. In the Task pane, click Task > Start.
  4. Select Compactor.
  5. Do one of the following:
    • To run Compact with options (to control how Compact runs), click Show advanced options, click Start Task, select options, and then click OK.
    • To run Compact without options, click Start Task.

What to do next

For information on the options available, see the topic "Compact options."