[THIN] Re: notes together with Microsoft

  • From: Steve Snyder <steven_snyder@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 27 Jun 2002 15:29:19 -0700 (PDT)

Rather than redirect the users' notes.ini file, I've
always set Notes to run from a drive letter mapped
back to the server.

--- Rob Beekmans <robbeekmans@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi, for it seems to be operational enough to post,
> here's my notes question.
> I've posted this before, but know in the light of
> the latest devolpments I'm gone post a complete
> review and hope someone can shed an ew light on it.
> I've got a customer running Lotus Notes 5.0.5 on
> Terminal server 4.0 / MetaFrame 1.8.
> They use a facility management application from
> which they want to send mails to customers, just
> sending not receiving.
> They asked us to implement Lotus Notes on Citrix, as
> we did.
> Lotus Notes was installed the usuall way, using the
> notes.ini.dir file to redirect the notes.ini
> location to the users home directory.
> Lotus notes works fine, on itself.
> However when we try to send mails from e.g. the
> specific application or word we can't get it working
> anyway than putting the users notes.ini local on the
> server.
> Putting the users notes.ini local on the server
> takes away the ability to use notes in a multi user
> environment, that's why the notes.ini.dir has been
> brought in.
> I've read all I could find on the vast internet and
> haven't found the solution yet.
> things we've tried.
> - edited the MAPISVC.inf files to get lotus notes
> included in the mapi client selection screen.
> - added notes to the registry
> HKLM\software\microsoft\windows nt\current
> version\compatibility\inifiles
> - followed all documents from citrix and lotus with
> no result.
> My question to all of you is;
> Have you ever got notes working on a thin
> environment together with word and other programs,
> so that you could send mails through notes from
> those other programs?
> If so, how did you do it and why can't I get it
> working (I know the answer to that one...LOL).
> Some how I seem to miss something.
> Thanks for any input
> greetings
> Rob Beekmans

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