Considerations for installing and upgrading Notes® on Mac OS X

Mail, calendar, and contact features are installed with HCL Notes®, including traditional Notes® functionality. Additional features can also be installed.

The install kit for Notes® on Apple Mac OS X consists of the following items:

  • Notes® installation Meta-package (.mpkg)
  • Uninstaller application

Considerations are as follows:

  • The installation program will detect and upgrade an existing Notes® installation to the current Notes® installation.
  • If you are upgrading Notes®, turn off all options in the Application Sharing tab of the Shared System Preferences page.
  • You can install Notes® in a multi-user environment. Single user install is not supported.
  • Shut down all applications before installing or upgrading to this release of Notes®, including anti-virus software.
  • Users must have administrator-level privileges to install.
  • Installation and use of Notes® on a USB drive is not supported for Notes® standard configuration.
  • Notes® roaming user does not support switching a user ID, as noted in the user interface response.
  • The install source path cannot contain any of the following characters:

    : " < > ! # % ' = ;

  • The install destination path cannot contain any of the following characters:

    : " < > ! # % ' = ;