To import new information from removable media into your User ID

When you import new information into your User ID, such as a new public key, you may need to make sure to update any copies of your User ID as well.

About this task

Users whose IDs are stored in a vault do not have to worry about updating ID copies.


  1. Insert the removable media with the User ID into the workstation.
  2. Click File > Security > User Security (Macintosh OS X users: Notes > Security > User Security).
  3. Click Your Identity > Your Certificates.
  4. Click Get Certificates > Import (Merge) Notes Certificates on the right side of the dialog box.
  5. Change the directory to the removable media drive, choose the safe copy User ID that is on the removable media, and click Open.