Force compaction of database for Lotus Domino server?

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http://serverfault.com – We have had a couple of nasty experiences recently where a heavily used Lotus Notes database has gone over the 64gb limit. The databases had some slack space which enabled us to run a database compaction to fix the problem, but taking the database offline long enough for a compaction to get exclusive use of the database was a real nightmare. We tried: Allowing users read-only access to the database while the database was compacting. (the compaction would fail after some time, saying that the database had been modified) Removing access to all non-administrators for the database Disabling re (HowTos)