Detailed information for the notes.ini Keyword: 


Short Description: This will disable the roaming workspace


In Lotus Notes 8.5.1 IBM added the option that the workspace could roam. If you didn´t wish to have a roaming workspace you could disable this feature.


1 = roaming workspace is disabled

0 = roaming workspace is enabled



It is possible to suppress the workspace roaming dialog for existing users, and also it is possible to enable this dialog when you need it. To suppress the workspace roaming dialog for an existing roaming user:

1. On each Notes 8.5.1 client, open the file notes.ini and add the following line:


Note: Do not start Notes 8.5.1 before adding this notes.ini setting.

To enable the workspace roaming dialog box for a specific Notes 8.5.1 client that has the workspace that the user wishes to configure to roam:

1. Open the notes.ini for the specific client, and remove the notes.ini setting DISABLE_WORKSPACE_ROAMING or change its value to 0.

2. Start the Notes 8.5.1 client. On the dialog box, select "Roam the Workspace on this Notes client to my other roaming clients".

Default value:
None, Means this feature is on by default.

Disable_Workspace_Roaming=0 / 1


UI equivalent:
There is no kown UI setting for this notes.ini variable. But you can specify this setting in the notes.ini settings tab of the configuration settings document.

Applies to:

Valid for version:

Entry created by:
Bastian W.