Upgrading a Domino® server name to hierarchical

Use this procedure to upgrade a flat server name to a hierarchical server name.

About this task

After upgrading a server name to a hierarchical name, the server cannot be renamed.


  1. From the Domino® Administrator Server view, select the server to upgrade.
  2. Click Actions > Upgrade server to hierarchical.
  3. Select the new certifier ID.
  4. Enter the password for the certifier ID and click OK.
  5. Optional: Enter the qualifying organizational unit.
  6. Accept or change the certification ID expiration date.
  7. Click Upgrade and OK.