If you are facing Lotus Notes error "File already exists", then it is must to know whether the error is caused due to the corruption of Bookmark.nsf or perweb.nsf file. After that, follow below steps to resolve the error.
Bookmark.nsf file is the most important configuration file. This error appears when the Bookmark NSF file is corrupt.If you are getting such error, then it may not allow a user to access the file and making other invalid errors. Go through below solutions and resolve the issue.
To repair the Bookmark.nsf corrupt file, it is important to know whether the user is working as a Roaming user or Non-Roaming. So let’s discuss:
First, the user has to contact Service Desk of Lotus Notes to disabled the account temporarily and wait until roaming is disabled from one or many computer systems connected with each other. Then follow Non-Roaming users steps as discussed below. After that, contact again to the Help Desk and ask them to re-enabled roaming. Now, enable the roaming in each system and rebuild your bookmark.nsf file. Now, you can upload the file on the server and replicate to other computer systems.
Follow below steps to repair the corrupted Bookmark.nsf file to resolve File Already Exists error:
Perweb.nsf file is a Personal Web Navigator Database File which is used to browse the web via Lotus Notes. If the Perweb.nsf file is corrupt then, it may cause the error- "File Already Exists” at the time of opening HTML newsletter.
To repair the perweb.nsf file, you just need to delete the corrupt perweb.nsf file. The perweb.nsf file will be recreated by Notes client by opening an HTML document or a Web page from within the Notes. There is one more alternative of recreating the perweb.nsf manually by using the perweb50.ntf template.
Follow below steps to repair the corrupted Perweb.nsf file:
You should have Perwen50.ntf (Perweb template file) in the data directory.
Note: If you do not have that file, then get the existed copy from another workstation.