Tuesday, June 14, 2011

missing nlnotes.exe on Lotus Domino 8.5.2?

I was on a Lotus Domino server 8.5.2 FP2 (64bit) server this morning and found the nlnotes.exe missing in the domino program directory. At first I thought it was deleted by mistake however, I found nlnotes.exe missing on 8.5.2 FP1 (64bit) too. I know nlnotes.exe is horrible to use on a server with all the issues associated but sometimes it's necessary. A quick Google search found some other people noticing it gone but no reason as to why.

So I just did a fresh install of Lotus Domino 8.5.2 (32bit) with no fix pack and nlnotes.exe is in the program directory. Also I looked at another Lotus Domino 8.5.2 FP1 (32bit) server and nlnotes.exe was there. So it looks like IBM didn't include nlnotes.exe with the Windows Lotus Domino 64bit server.


  1. I got the same problem...
    And don't know why...

  2. I haven't heard anything from IBM regarding this issue.
    In my opinion they won't include the nlnotes.exe with 64 bit Lotus Domino installs until they release a 64 bit Lotus Notes client. I hope it's soon, it's annoying!

  3. I have the same problem,
    Anyone found some solution?,
    or do you need to install some other lotus client on the server?

    1. I haven't heard anything from IBM but in think they will publishing the nlnotes with server installs