To import a secret encryption key

If someone exported a secret encryption key for you to use, you must import the key into your User ID in order to use the secret encryption key.

About this task


  1. Click File > Security > User Security (Macintosh OS X users: Notes > Security > User Security).
  2. Click Notes Data > Documents.
  3. Click Other Actions > Import Secret Key.
  4. Select the directory and file containing the secret encryption key, and then click Open.
  5. Click the Accept button in the "Accept Secret Encryption Key" dialog box to accept the secret encryption key.