Attempts to open roaming applications immediately after configuring Notes returns message: "This file is being initialized or repaired..."

Technote (troubleshooting)


When a roaming user attempts to open the Notebook application, immediately after configuring Notes, the following error appears:

    "This file is being initialized or repaired and will be available once the operation is complete".


Replication has not completed.

Resolving the problem

After roaming user setup is completed, it takes a while for the various applications such as Notebook to replicate to the client. Users should allow replication to complete before opening applications. Users can also manually initiate replication by clicking "Start Now"; however, replication still must complete before the application can be opened.

The progress of replication the various roaming application can be seen on "Replication and Sync" Page in Notes Client..

Document information

More support for:

IBM Notes
Roaming User

Software version:

8.5, 9.0

Operating system(s):

Linux, Windows

Reference #:


Modified date:


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