ICAA Dual Client Installation Scenarios

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IBM® Client Application Access (ICAA) and IBM Notes® release 9.0 or later can co-exist on your system. In this case, you can use either Notes or ICAA. When you open an application and Notes is not running, the application is opened in ICAA.

The following table describes dual-client installation scenarios, both supported and unsupported. Review these scenarios before you install ICAA.

Note

In the following table, ICAA refers to ICAA release 1.0.1 or later.
Table 1. Dual-client installation scenarios
Existing clients New installation Results
Notes 8.5.x or earlier ICAA
Notes 9.x or later without the Notes Browser Plug-in ICAA ICAA and Notes co-exist and ICAA uses the Notes data directory (and on Mac OS the Preferences file).
Notes 9.x or later with bundled Notes Browser Plug-in ICAA The Notes Browser Plug-in is removed. ICAA and Notes co-exist and ICAA uses the Notes data directory and on Mac OS the Preferences file.
Stand-alone Notes Browser Plug-in 9.0.1 FixPack 6 or earlier ICAA The Notes Browser Plug-in is uninstalled. ICAA reuses the Notes data directory and on Mac OS the Preferences file.
Notes 9.x or later and ICAA ICAA upgrade ICAA is upgraded and continues to co-exist with Notes.
Notes 9.x or later and ICAA Notes Fix Pack upgrade Notes is upgraded with the Fix Pack and continues to co-exist with ICAA.
Notes 9.0.0 and ICAA Notes 9.0.1 upgrade You must uninstall ICAA, upgrade Notes to 9.x or later, and reinstall ICAA.
ICAA only Notes 9.x or later
  • On Mac OS, a clean installation of Notes is supported when ICAA is already installed.
  • On Windows or Citrix XenApp: a clean installation of Notes is not supported when ICAA is already installed. To use both Notes and ICAA, uninstall ICAA, install Notes 9.x or later, then reinstall ICAA.