Making Notes® links work in iNotes®

You can configure IBM® iNotes® so that users can open IBM® Notes® links (document, view, or application links) in either a new browser window or in Notes®. iNotes® supports Notes® links to any server, as long as the user has access to the application to which the link connects and the application is on an IBM® Domino® server in the local area network. This is also useful for iNotes users who reply with history or forward a thread with Notes links back to a Notes user. You can also configure the server to offer Notes links only or Web links only.


  1. From the Domino® Administrator, click the Configuration tab.
  2. Select the Server view and open the server document for the mail server.
  3. Click Edit Server.
  4. Choose the Internet Protocols tab, then the Domino Web Engine tab.
  5. In the Conversion/Display field, set the field Redirect to resolve external links to By server or By Database.
  6. Click Save & Close.
    Note: If you have enabled Load Internet configurations from Server/Internet Sites documents, then the setting Redirect to resolve external links is found in the HTTP web site document, not the server document.
  7. Add the setting iNotes_WA_OfferNotesURLInLink= to the Domino® Web server's notes.ini file and choose one of the values listed in the table.
    2 Display only Notes links. This is the default setting.
    1 Display both the Notes link and the Web link
    0 Display only Web links.