Thursday, 11 November 2010

File does not exist [/LotusQuickr/LotusQuickr/CreateHaiku.nsf?OpenDatabase]

Hmmm, I was seeing: -

File does not exist

in my browser, when I tried to create a new Quickr place using Lotus Quickr Services for Lotus Domino 8.5 ( this freshly installed onto Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.5 ).

The Domino console gave me more detail: -

11/11/2010 05:15:43 PM  -File does not exist [/LotusQuickr/LotusQuickr/CreateHaiku.nsf?OpenDatabase]

When I checked: -

cd /local/notesdata
ls -al /LotusQuickr/LotusQuickr/CreateHaiku.nsf

there's no such directory called LotusQuickr/LotusQuickr *BUT* there is a directory called LotusQuickr/lotusquickr :-)

So, as a quick "hack", I created a symbolic link to fix the problem: -

cd /local/notesdata/LotusQuickr
ln -s  lotusquickr LotusQuickr

Having done this, I can happily create new Quickr places.

The strange thing is ... this worked earlier in the day :-(


Keith Brooks said...

just rename the directory to Lotusquickr I would think.

Dave Hay said...


Yes, but it's case-sensitive, so Lotusquickr wouldn't work. Also, I didn't know if anything else was dependant on LotusQuickr/lotusquickr, hence the sym. link rather than a move.

Cheers :-)

Keith Brooks said...

Sorry I meant to type it properly. since it is looking for it that way, and your link makes it work, changing the directory to what it seeks is in your better interest I would think.
So says he that has not got domino installed yet on ubuntu, ran out of time today, try again tomorrow.

Dave Hay said...

@Keith - thanks for the clarification.

When you do get around to your Domino on Ubuntu installation, you might want to avoid mixing Notes and Domino in the same installation path, as per my related blog post: -

Unknown said...

I've been running Domino on SuSE for some time with minimal capitalization issues but I've left Quickr on Windows. Not that brave.

Dave Hay said...

@DSchaffer, go on, give it a try, what's the worst that can happen :-)

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