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MultiUserBaseDir appends 'Lotus\Notes\Data' to customized path specified for Notes multi-user data directory

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Problem

When you use the MultiUserBaseDir parameter to specify a customized data directory path for a Notes multi-user installation, "Lotus\Notes\Data" is appended to whatever path you specify.

For example,

If the path you want is c:\data, you would run the following command:


    Setup.exe /v"SETMULTIUSER=1 MULTIUSERBASEDIR=c:\data MULTIUSERCOMMONDIR=C:\temp\Common"

However, once the install completes you find that the data directory is located at:

    C:\Data\Lotus\Notes\Data

Resolving the problem

This issue is resolved using the workaround described in Tech Note 1450751 -- Upgrading an existing Citrix environment using an 'out of the box' Notes multi-user configuration setup.

For related information, see Tech Note 1447060 -- Using MULTIUSERBASEDIR with network drive destination requires an existing directory.
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Related information

Can you specify the location of the Data directories in
Running Notes multi-user on Citrix using a custom data

Document information

More support for: IBM Notes
Install/Setup

Software version: 8.5.1, 8.5.2

Operating system(s): Windows

Software edition: Standard

Reference #: 1422525

Modified date: 28 October 2010