Solved

Administrator module crashes at startup

Posted on 2003-11-05
13
246 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-18
When NotesAdministrator (R5.11) launches and the password is given, the view goes to the replication schedule. At that point NotesAdministrator crashes with an error on Ncollect.exe and asking YES or NO. YES keeps the application 'running' but I can't do anything except for closing it.
NO gives me DrWatson and then the application closes.


How can I change the view in the notes.ini .... to make it startup with 'configuration' e.g. ?

I searched at http://www.drcc.com/A55711/ref/notesini.nsf/all!OpenView ... but no results.

Client:  Windows XP prof. SP1 /  Notes R5.11
Server: Windows NT4 SP6a   /   Domino R5.11
0
Comment
Question by:FreekHendriks
  • 5
  • 3
  • 3
  • +1
13 Comments
 
LVL 31

Expert Comment

by:qwaletee
ID: 9691040
Hi FreekHendriks,

Do you start with the Notes regular client, or start DOmino Admin directly?

Best regards,
qwaletee
0
 

Author Comment

by:FreekHendriks
ID: 9692346

Normally directly the NotesAdministrator.
I have tried to start the NotesClient first and then NotesAdministrator. But NotesAdministrator still crashes and both Client and Administrator stop!


0
 
LVL 24

Expert Comment

by:HemanthaKumar
ID: 9694214
Did you install the notes suite with shared option ? Errors are likely to occur when you have shared install selected for notes suite.. this  option is only supported for Client only install.

~Hemanth
0
Comprehensive Backup Solutions for Microsoft

Acronis protects the complete Microsoft technology stack: Windows Server, Windows PC, laptop and Surface data; Microsoft business applications; Microsoft Hyper-V; Azure VMs; Microsoft Windows Server 2016; Microsoft Exchange 2016 and SQL Server 2016.

 
LVL 31

Expert Comment

by:qwaletee
ID: 9694633
1) try a reinstall over your existing install,it may fix corrupt files

2) try getting rid of admin4.nsf or domadmin.nsf, and get fresh copies of their source NTF files.
0
 

Author Comment

by:FreekHendriks
ID: 9695214
Shared option?... do you mean "shared partitions"?    NO
0
 
LVL 24

Expert Comment

by:HemanthaKumar
ID: 9695300
I meant shared install !

Try this.. before re-install

Compact the workspace .. Close notes and delete cache.dsk from notes data folder and now restart the client and then admin.

~Hemanth
0
 

Author Comment

by:FreekHendriks
ID: 9695751
HemanthaKumar,

I tried but I still get the error.



'shared install'?......just a normal install of the Client, Admin and Designer.
0
 
LVL 24

Expert Comment

by:HemanthaKumar
ID: 9695872
Is this client installed on seperate workstation or on machine where Domino server is installed ?

Try this ...

1.Create a new names.nsf from the pernames.ntf template (Backup existing names.nsf to names_bak.nsf so that you can copy the contacts later to new names.nsf)
2.Close notes completely and delete the domadmin.nsf database
3.Delete all but the first three lines of the notes.ini file
4.Start the Notes client
5.Setup the client by following the prompts.. This might fixup the problem.


0
 

Author Comment

by:FreekHendriks
ID: 9697776
Domino R5 is installed on a NT4 server.
Client, admin and designer are installed on my WindowsXP machine.


Following these steps is nearly the same as making a fresh install except of coping all the files from CD to the harddisk.


This weekend I'll have time to look into it.


0
 

Author Comment

by:FreekHendriks
ID: 9717073
Hi there,

Thanks for all your postings... but I solved it myself.
The problem was in the "Administration preferences".
There is an option to start monitoring inmediately AND to start it from server.

Alltough these settings are set a while ago.. a disabled monitoring at startup.


Thank you all......
Freek
0
 
LVL 31

Expert Comment

by:qwaletee
ID: 9815768
Close, refund, and PAQ -- do not delete.
0
 

Accepted Solution

by:
SpazMODic earned 0 total points
ID: 9828453
PAQed, with points refunded (50)

SpazMODic
EE Moderator
0

Featured Post

Is Your AD Toolbox Looking More Like a Toybox?

Managing Active Directory can get complicated.  Often, the native tools for managing AD are just not up to the task.  The largest Active Directory installations in the world have relied on one tool to manage their day-to-day administration tasks: Hyena. Start your trial today.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

IBM Notes offer Encryption feature using which the user can secure its NSF emails or entire database easily. In this section we will discuss about the process to Encrypt Incoming and Outgoing Mails in depth.
Article by: Rob
Notes 8.5 Archiving Steps and Tips This article covers setting up a Notes archive, and helps understand some of the menu choices making setting up and maintaining a Notes archive file easier.
This Micro Tutorial will give you a basic overview how to record your screen with Microsoft Expression Encoder. This program is still free and open for the public to download. This will be demonstrated using Microsoft Expression Encoder 4.
Nobody understands Phishing better than an anti-spam company. That’s why we are providing Phishing Awareness Training to our customers. According to a report by Verizon, only 3% of targeted users report malicious emails to management. With compan…

809 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question