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Available now: Notes/Domino 10.0.1 Fix Pack 6- 29 September 2020 - (0) Comments

Thomas Hampel
 29 September 2020

For those of you who have not yet upgraded to V11 but are running Notes/Domino V10.0.1 we have just released a new Fix Pack.
Fix Pack 6 for 10.0.1 is the latest update and HCL strongly recommends that customers running Notes/Domino 10.0.1 to apply this Fix Pack since it addresses a small percentage of defects that impact the broadest set of customers.

More details of what has been fixed are provided here => Notes/Domino 10.0.1 Fix Pack 6 Release Notice and Fix List or if you prefer reading the classic Fix List Database style see this => Notes/Domino Fix List

also please verify the system requirements:
Finally the following kits/packages are now available for download on Flexnet for entitled customers:

Notes Client
HCL Notes v10.0.1 FP6 Basic Configuration for Windows English
HCL Notes v10.0.1 FP6 Windows English
HCL Notes v10.0.1 FP6 Mac 64 bit English

Domino Server
HCL Domino Server v10.0.1 FP6 64 bit for Windows English
HCL Domino Server v10.0.1 FP6 64 bit for AIX English
HCL Domino Server v10.0.1 FP6 64 bit for Linux English
HCL Domino Server v10.0.1 FP6 for IBM i

Client for Application Access
IBM Client Application Access v2.0.5 Windows English
IBM Client Application Access v2.0.5 Mac English

’Shared logon failed with this ID’ after setting EnableUsingAppDataForRoaming=1- 25 September 2020 - (0) Comments

Thomas Hampel
 25 September 2020

Prompting for passwords is a thing of the past, which means that of course customers have SharedLogon (NSLv3) enabled in their Notes client deployments.
Unfortunately you can read there that "Notes Shared Login is not supported for Notes IDs that are: {...} used in a Citrix environment."


If you were following
Daniel Nashed's blog you probably have read this post and know that Notes Shared Logon and Citrix are indeed work well together as of Notes 11.0.1

So you might assume that all you need is to push these variables to your Notes clients either using
Domino Policies or using Panagenda's MarvelClient
  • EnableUsingAppDataForRoaming=1
  • EnableNSLUnderCitrix=1

But wait, you have to be careful...

Applying these variables to a Notes client where SharedLogon was already enabled will cause it to fail with "Shared logon failed with this ID" when starting up.


Some background:

When enabling Shared Login (NSLv3) the Notes client will create a *.bin file in the directory  %AppData%/Local/HCL/Notes
The Notes.ini variable EnableUsingAppDataForRoaming=1 will cause the Notes client to look for this file in a different directory, where of course the file is not present at this point in time.


Workaround:
a) Remove the variable from the Notes.ini for all clients which are not Citrix clients
b) Move the *.bin file from your %AppData%/Local/HCL/Notes directory to the %AppData%/Roaming/HCL/Notes


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