Domino 8.5 - Detailed system requirements

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Abstract

This document contains the detailed system requirements for the IBM® Lotus® Domino® 8.5 server

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32-bit Domino Server

Microsoft Windows

    Supported versions

Note: The latest service pack is supported

  • Microsoft Windows 2003 Server Standard Edition 32-bit
  • Microsoft Windows 2003 R2 Server Standard Edition 32-bit
  • Microsoft Windows 2003 Server Enterprise Edition 32-bit
  • Microsoft Windows 2003 R2 Server Enterprise Edition 32-bit
  • Microsoft Windows 2003 Server Standard Edition 64-bit (SP2 or later required)
  • Microsoft Windows 2003 R2 Server Standard Edition 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows 2003 Server Enterprise Edition 64-bit (SP2 or later required)
  • Microsoft Windows 2003 R2 Server Enterprise Edition 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Standard Edition 32-bit
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Enterprise Edition 32-bit
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Standard Edition 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Enterprise Edition 64-bit

    Processors

  • Intel Pentium or higher and compatibles (32-bit  and 64-bit chips as appropriate), or equivalents
    RAM
  • 512 MB minimum
  • 512 MB or more recommended per CPU

    Disk space

  • 1.5 GB minimum per partition
    Disk swap space
  • 2 times the physical RAM installed

    Monitors

  • Color monitor required
    Protocols
  • NetBIOS over IP (32-bit processor only, only Microsoft IP is supported)
  • NetBIOS over IPX (32-bit processor only)
  • TCP/IP (includes IPv6)

Linux

    Supported versions

  • Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 10 and future OS fixpacks x86 (32-bit)
  • Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 10 and future OS fixpacks x86_64 (64-bit)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5.0 and future OS fixpacks (32-bit)
    Note: XGL and SELinux must be disabled
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5.0 and future OS fixpacks (64-bit)
    Note: XGL and SELinux must be disabled

    Service pack point releases will be supported. See also "Domino 8.5 - required Linux packages and updates"

    Processors

  • Intel Pentium or higher and compatibles (32-bit  and 64-bit chips as appropriate), or equivalents
    RAM
  • 512 MB minimum
  • 512 MB or more recommended per CPU

    Disk space

  • 1.5 GB minimum
  • 1.5 GB or more recommended
    Disk swap space
  • 2 times the physical RAM installed recommended

    Monitors

  • Any standard display (local or remote)
    Protocols
  • TCP/IP (includes IPv6)

Sun Solaris

    Supported versions

  • Sun Solaris 10 (64-bit kernel), March 2006 patch cluster or higher

    Note: The 64-bit kernel must be installed and in use, even though the OS will only deliver 32-bit for the Domino 32-bit server. The use of the 32-bit kernel is no longer supported. For more information see "FAQ: 64-bit version of Domino".  Please see the OS vendor documentation for questions on enabling/using the 64-bit kernel.  On Solaris, the 64-bit kernel is used by default on supported hardware.
  • Sun Solaris Zones (SPARC)

    Processors

  • UltraSPARC III and higher
    RAM
  • 512 MB minimum
  • 512 MB or more recommended per CPU

    Disk space

  • 1.5 GB minimum
  • 1.5 GB or more recommended
    Disk swap space
  • 3 times the physical RAM recommended

    Monitors

  • Any standard display (local or remote)
    Protocols
  • TCP/IP (includes IPv6)

IBM AIX

    Supported versions

  • IBM AIX 5.3 (64-bit kernel), minimum patch level of TL7, 0815 (5300-07-04-0815)
  • IBM AIX 6.1 (64-bit kernel), Service Pack 4, APAR IZ10223, APAR IZ09961, APAR IZ10284, APAR IZ08022

    Note: The 64-bit kernel must be installed and in use, even though the OS will only deliver 32-bit for the Domino 32-bit server. The use of the 32-bit kernel is no longer supported. For more information see "FAQ: 64-bit version of Domino".  Please see the OS vendor documentation for questions on enabling/using the 64-bit kernel.

    Processors

  • Power 4 and higher
    RAM
  • 512 MB minimum
  • 512 MB or more recommended per CPU

    Disk space

  • 1.5 GB minimum
  • 1.5 GB or more recommended
    Disk swap space
  • Same amount as physical RAM required; 2 times physical RAM recommended

    Monitors

  • Any standard display (local or remote)
    Protocols
  • TCP/IP (includes IPv6)


64-bit Domino Server

Microsoft Windows

    Supported versions

Note: The latest service pack is supported

  • Microsoft Windows 2003 Server Standard Edition 64-bit (SP2 or later required)
  • Microsoft Windows 2003 R2 Server Standard Edition 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows 2003 Server Enterprise Edition 64-bit (SP2 or later required)
  • Microsoft Windows 2003 R2 Server Enterprise Edition 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Standard Edition 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Enterprise Edition 64-bit

    Processors

  • Intel EMT64 or higher and compatibles, or equivalents
    RAM
  • 512 MB minimum
  • 512 MB or more recommended per CPU

    Disk space

  • 1.5 GB minimum per partition
    Disk swap space
  • 2 times the physical RAM installed

    Monitors

  • Color monitor required
    Protocols
  • TCP/IP (includes IPv6)

IBM AIX

    Supported versions

  • 64-bit IBM AIX 5.3, TL7 0815 (5300-07-04-0815)
  • 64-bit IBM AIX 6.1, Service Pack 4, APAR IZ10223, APAR IZ09961, APAR IZ10284, APAR IZ08022

    Processors

  • Power 4 and higher
    RAM
  • 512 MB minimum
  • 512 MB or more recommended per CPU

    Disk space

  • 1.5 GB minimum
  • 1.5 GB or more recommended
    Disk swap space
  • Same amount as physical RAM required; 2 times physical RAM recommended

    Monitors

  • Any standard display (local or remote)
    Protocols
  • TCP/IP (includes IPv6)

Linux on System z

    Supported versions

  • Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 10 and future OS fixpacks on System z (64-bit)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5 and future OS fixpacks on System z (64-bit)
    Note: XGL and SELinux must be disabled

    See also "Domino 8.5 - required Linux packages and updates"

    Processors

  • Any that supports your release level of Linux on System z
    RAM
  • 1 GB minimum
  • 2 GB or more recommended

    Disk space

  • 2.5 GB minimum
  • 2.5 GB or more recommended
    Monitors
  • Any standard display (local or remote)
    Protocols
  • TCP/IP (includes IPv6)


128-bit Domino Server

IBM i

    Supported versions

  • IBM i 5.4
  • IBM i 6.1

    Note: The IBM i operating system only runs on 64-bit hardware, and has been enabled for 64-bit for a long time.  It is a virtual machine architecture which supports both 128-bit and 64-bit pointers.  All software products that run on IBM i (i5/OS) have 64-bit addressing capabilities.  This includes Lotus Domino and all related software products, like Lotus Sametime, Lotus Quickr, Lotus Enterprise Integrator, etc.

    See also "Domino 8.5 for i - Software requirements"

    Processors

    RAM
  • 512 MB minimum
  • 512 MB or more recommended per Domino server

    Disk space

  • 2 GB minimum
  • 4 or more drives recommended

    Monitors

  • Any standard display (local or remote)
    Protocols
  • TCP/IP (includes IPv6)

Related information

Domino 8.5 - Supported LDAP directory servers
Domino 8.5 - Smartcard packages tested
Domino and Notes 8.5 - KeyView filter formats supported
Notes 8.5 - Web browsers supported

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More support for:

IBM Domino
Deployment

Software version:

8.5

Operating system(s):

AIX, IBM i, Linux, Linux zSeries, Solaris, Windows

Software edition:

Edition Independent

Reference #:

7013072

Modified date:

2010-06-16

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