Suppressing The Prompts On Failover

If a failover condition occurs , Notes will close the current tab and prompt you to switch to a different replica of the database, allowing you to attempt the action again.

A notes.ini variable has been introduced in Lotus NotesĀ® 8.0.1 to prevent the failover prompt when the server holding the current application is no longer responding, To suppress these prompts, use the client notes.ini variable:


Beginning with Lotus NotesĀ® 8.0.1 the following scenarios have added failover functionality

  • Opening a view
  • Scrolling a view
  • Pressing F9 to refresh a view

One thought on “Suppressing The Prompts On Failover

  1. Thanks heaps for this.

    I have always found that the failover has caused confussion to the users. This method which you have outlined would suggest this would be more seemless and as I have always hoped it to be.



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