"Lotus Notes 8.5.1 Setup Failed" when using "ADDLOCAL" parameter during install

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Problem

You are trying to upgrade an existing Lotus Notes install to Notes 8.5.1, and you would like to add features using the ADDLOCAL parameter, but you are not able to install the client. The installation fails with an error stating "Lotus Notes 8.5.1 Setup Failed". The installation does not complete, and the client is not upgraded to Notes 8.5.1.

Resolving the problem


This issue is fixed in 8.5.2.

Fix details: SPR# VASR829Q7T

Refer to the Upgrade Central site for details on upgrading Notes/Domino.

Workaround

You can implement the ADDLOCAL= parameter to install features before upgrading, and then upgrade the client to Notes 8.5.1.

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Document information


More support for:

IBM Notes
Install/Setup

Software version:

8.5.1

Operating system(s):

Linux, Mac OS X, Windows

Software edition:

Standard

Reference #:

1424106

Modified date:

2014-02-10

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