IBM United States
Software Announcement 203-247
September 23, 2003

Lotus Domino for z/OS V6.5 delivers advanced features and increased performance on the IBM eServer zSeries platform

 ENUS203-247.PDF (23KB)


At a glance

Lotus Domino for z/OS, V6.5:

  • Exploits Hardware Cryptography for SSL on z/OS
  • Implements serviceability enhancements such as Unify FaultRecovery/ CleanupScriptPath interface
  • Provides performance and scalability improvements related to Domino Web Access (iNotes)
  • Includes end-user enhancements such as instant messaging (Sametime) integration, send, sign, and verify encrypted mail messages, and user ability to create and store archive locally with offline support

For ordering, contact:

Your IBM representative, an IBM Business Partner, or the Americas Call Centers at 800-IBM-CALL (Reference: YE001).

Overview

Lotus® Domino™ for z/OS®, V6.5 reflects the IBM and Lotus passion to deliver the best possible solution to the market. This release delivers proven world-class messaging and collaboration within a rich workplace experience that integrates all the elements necessary to help maximize human productivity. Not only does this help reduce total cost of ownership, it also delivers best-of-breed reliability, productivity, reusability, flexibility, and market-leading security features.

Major themes and features of Lotus Domino for z/OS, V6.5, include:

Domino Server

  • Exploit Hardware Cryptography for SSL on z/OS
  • Serviceability enhancements:
    • Unify FaultRecovery/ CleanupScriptPath interface
    • Free-running Memcheck to validate in-memory data structures
    • Timestamps in SEMDEBUG.TXT

Domino Web Access (formerly iNotes™ Web Access)

  • Performance and scalability improvements:
    • Server side caching
    • Compressed responses for bandwidth reduction
  • End user enhancements:
    • Instant Messaging (Sametime®) integration
    • Webmail redirect
    • Follow-up on e-mail
    • Print multiple documents from a view
    • Print selected view
    • Send, sign, and verify encrypted mail messages
    • Single click "copy into" and single step send-and-file buttons
    • "To do" enhancements
    • User ability to create and store archive locally with offline support
    • Print contacts and print while in Edit mode
    • Multi-timezone support
    • Block sender mail rule
    • Spelling and dictionary improvements, including support for user defined dictionary
  • Platforms: Mozilla (Linux) browser support

Reference: Software Announcement 202-294 , dated October 22, 2002.

Key prerequisites

Any IBM eServer z/Series S/390® hardware that supports either z/OS, V1.2 (5694-A01), or later; or z/OS.e, V1.3 (5655-G52), or later.

  • Either z/OS, V1.2 (5694-A01), or later; or
  • z/OS.e, V1.3 (5655-G52), or later

Planned availability date

October 17, 2003

Accessibility by people with disabilities

This product has received a deviation from following the rules on "Accessibility by People with Disabilities."

Trademarks

 
Domino and iNotes are trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States or other countries or both.
 
z/OS, Lotus, Sametime, and S/390 are registered trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States or other countries or both.
 
Other company, product, and service names may be trademarks or service marks of others.

Technical information

Specified operating environment

Hardware requirements

Any IBM eServer z/Series S/390® hardware that supports z/OS® V1.2 (5694-A01), or later; or z/OS.e V1.3 (5655-G52) or later.

Software requirements

  • Either z/OS, V1.2 (5694-A01), or later; or
  • z/OS.e, V1.3 (5655-G52), or later

Planning information

Customer responsibilities: This is a follow-on product to Lotus® Domino™ for S/390 V5.5 (5655-B86). Lotus Domino for S/390 V5.5 remains orderable and in service.

Security, auditability, and control

The announced program uses the security and auditability features of the host hardware or operating system software. The customer is responsible for evaluation, selection, and implementation of security features, administrative procedures, and appropriate controls in application systems and communication facilities. The customer is responsible for evaluation, selection, and implementation of security features, administrative procedures, and appropriate controls in application systems and communication facilities.

Ordering information

Current licensees

Current licensees of Lotus Domino for z/OS, V6.0 (5655-K36), must order this release via the information in this section. Lotus Domino for z/OS, V6.5 replaces Lotus Domino for z/OS, V6.0.

New licensees

Orders for new licenses of Lotus Domino for z/OS, V6.5, can be placed now.

Lotus Domino for z/OS, V6.5, shipments will not occur before availability date.

Unless a later date is specified, orders entered before the planned availability date will be assigned a schedule date of one week following availability.

Shipment will begin on the planned availability date.

  • Orders entered after the planned availability date will be assigned a schedule date for the week following order entry.

New users of Lotus Domino for z/OS, V6.5, should specify:

          Type           Model
 
          5655           K36

Prices and billing features for Lotus Domino for z/OS, V6.5, are unchanged. Refer to Software Announcement 202-294 , dated October 22, 2002.

Basic license: To order a basic license, specify the program number and feature number for asset registration.

Single version charging: To elect single version charging, the customer must notify and identify to IBM the prior program and replacement program and the designated machine the programs are operating on.

Basic machine-readable material

                           Feature
Environment                number            Distribution Medium
 
Lotus Domino               5809              CD-ROM (LK3T-8326)
 for z/OS V6.5
 (English only)
 
Lotus Domino for           5819              CD-ROM (LK3T-8327)
 z/OS V6.5 (NLS)

The NLS CDROM includes English and the following translations: Japanese, Korean, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Thai, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish, Czech, Polish, Hungarian, Russian, Turkish, Greek, Arabic, Hebrew, Iberian Portuguese, and Brazilian Portuguese.

As refreshes (updates due to function and service) are provided to the above CDROMs, these will be automatically sent to customers on record for the above feature numbers.

Customization options: Select the appropriate feature numbers to customize your order to specify the delivery options desired. These features can be specified on the initial or MES orders.

Example: If publications are not desired for the initial order, specify feature number 3470 to ship media only. For future updates, specify feature number 3480 to ship media updates only. If, in the future, publication updates are required, order an MES to remove feature number 3480; then, the publications will ship with the next release of the program.

                                                    Feature
Description                                         Number
 
Initial Shipments
 
Serial Number Only (suppresses shipment             3444
 of media and documentation)
 
Ship Media Only (suppresses initial                 3470
 shipment of documentation)
 
Ship Documentation Only (suppresses                 3471
 initial shipment of media)
 
Update Shipments
 
Ship Media Updates Only (suppresses                 3480
 update shipment of documentation)
 
Ship Documentation Only (suppresses                 3481
 update shipment of media)
 
Suppress Updates (suppresses update                 3482
 shipment of media and documentation)
 
Expedite Shipments
 
Local IBM Office Expedite                           3445
 (for IBM use only)
 
Customer Expedite Process Charge                    3446
 ($30 charge for each product)

Expedite shipments will be processed to receive 72-hour delivery from the time IBM Software Delivery and Fulfillment (SDF) receives the order. SDF will then ship the order via overnight air transportation.

Lotus Domino, V6.0 features withdrawn

The following Lotus Domino for z/OS, V6.0 features are withdrawn from marketing, effective September 22, 2003.

Feature
number           Description
 
6000             Lotus Domino for z/OS V6.0 -- English
6001             Lotus Domino for z/OS V6.0 -- NLS

The publications for this product are located on the CDROM delivered in the basic package.

One copy of the following publication is supplied automatically with the basic machine-readable material:

                                                       Order
Title                                                  number
 
Memo to New Licensees                                  GI11-2837

The Licensed Program Specifications (LPS), form number GI11-2829, will be found on the CD-ROM, which is part of the package.

Licensed Documentation: Subsequent updates (technical newsletters or revisions between releases) to the publications shipped with the product will be distributed to the user of record for as long as a license for this software remains in effect. A separate publication order or subscription is not needed.

Terms and conditions

The terms for Lotus Domino for z/OS, V6.0, as previously announced in Software Announcement 202-294 , dated October 22, 2002, licensed under IBM Customer Agreement are unaffected by this announcement.

IBM operational support services — support line: Yes

Global Financing

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Order now

To order, contact the Americas Call Centers, your local IBM representative, or your IBM Business Partner.

To identify your local IBM representative or IBM Business Partner, call 800-IBM-4YOU (426-4968).

 Phone:     800-IBM-CALL (426-2255)
 Fax:       800-2IBM-FAX (242-6329)
 Internet:  ibm_direct@vnet.ibm.com
 Mail:      The Americas Call Centers
            Dept. YE001
            P.O. Box 2690
            Atlanta, GA  30301-2690
 
 Reference: YE001

The Americas Call Centers, our national direct marketing organization, can add your name to the mailing list for catalogs of IBM products.

Note: Shipments will begin after the planned availability date.

Trademarks

 
Domino is a trademark of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States or other countries or both.
 
S/390, z/OS, and Lotus are registered trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States or other countries or both.
 
Other company, product, and service names may be trademarks or service marks of others.