File already exists
Posted on 2004-10-14
I have a two part question for you.
I have some crazy issues going on with a user's Lotus Notes client in version 6. When he launches the the icon on his desktop, he gets the message "File already exists" and the workspace will try to open but it is all grayed out. I have deleted the bookmark.nsf, the desktop6.ndk and tried to re-install his notes client by wiping out the notes.ini file except for the [notes] line. We even tried uninstalling and re-installing the client from add/remove programs. The issue still exists when we launch the shortcut. Have you seen anything like this scenario before? And if so, what would cause this?
Second question is about replication. Another user would create a replica of his mail file and replicate on a schedule every hour. It would initially replicate everything to his local mail file as usual, but during the course of the day, it would all of a sudden start replicating 4300 documents, when there were no documents like that to replicate.
I have noticed that on the local copy, in the replication settings, the basics tab would be grayed out. I also had him uncheck the replication of agents, design elements as well. We even went as far as re-creating a new replica and double-checking that the design, agents are unchecked. He said it was working well until about 4 pm yesterday, then it would all of a sudden replicate 4300 documents again. I have never seen anything like this before. Do you have any suggestions? Clues?