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Support for Notes 8.5.1 Fix Pack 1 and above on Windows 7, Snow Leopard (Mac OS X 10.6), and RHEL 5.4

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Windows 7, Snow Leopard (on Mac OS X 10.6.2), and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.4 Desktop certification testing has been completed for Notes 8.5.1 Fix Pack 1. See below for specifics on operating system support introduced in this release.

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Note: In addition to what's described below, Notes 8.5.1 Fix Pack 1 (and above) is also supported on the supported operating systems for Notes 8.5.1. For those details, see technote #7016205.


Windows 7 Platforms

In addition to the Notes client, Windows 7 support applies also to Domino Administrator and Domino Designer.

Notes 8.5.1 Fix Pack 1 (and above) supports Windows 7 Ultimate, Enterprise, and Professional. See table below for specifics.

Note also that the 32-bit version of Notes 8.5.1 Fix Pack1 (and above) is supported on Windows 7 64-bit.


Operating System Attributes Additional Info
Windows 7 Professional x86-32

Windows 7 Enterprise x86-32

Windows 7 Ultimate x86-32
Notes 32-bit

Deployment role: Desktop

Hardware platform:
x86-32
Notes 32-bit supports Windows 7 64-bit

OS fix packs for Windows 7 include only Microsoft Windows 7 Service Packs when available

Aero video mode is supported

UAC mode is supported

Windows 7 Tablet support *

* Note: Tablet support in Windows 7 is built into the Ultimate/Professional/Home versions - there is no 'Windows 7 Tablet' version of the OS
Windows 7 Professional x86-64

Windows 7 Enterprise x86-64

Windows 7 Ultimate x86-64
Notes 32-bit

Deployment role: Desktop

Hardware platform:
x86-64
Notes 32-bit supports Windows 7 64-bit

OS fix packs for Windows 7 include only Microsoft Windows 7 Service Packs when available

Aero video mode is supported

UAC mode is supported

Windows 7 Tablet support *

* Note: Tablet support in Windows 7 is built into the Ultimate/Professional/Home versions - there is no 'Windows 7 Tablet' version of the OS
Windows 7 Enterprise with FDCC* Refer to technote 1295088 for information on FDCC/USGCB support.

*Note: FDCC is now referred to as the USGCB (United States Government Configuration Baseline)

Snow Leopard Platforms

Operating System Attributes Additional Info
Mac OS X Snow Leopard Version 10.6 Notes 32-bit

Deployment role: Desktop

Hardware platform:
x86-32
Mac OS X 10.6.2 is the minimum version supported for Snow Leopard users.

OS fix packs for Mac OS X 10.6.2 or later include Mac OS X 10.6.x but does not extend to later versions if released (10.7.x or later).



RHEL Platforms

Operating System Attributes Additional Info
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) Version 5.0 Update 4 Desktop editions



Note: Support for RHEL 5.4 has been extended to Notes 8.5.1 as well as Notes 8.5.1 Fix Pack 1 (and above).
Notes 32-bit

Deployment role: Desktop

Hardware platform:
x86-32
Standard video display mode is supported

AIGLX (enhanced graphic mode) is not supported

SELinux (enhanced security) mode is supported

Document information

More support for: IBM Notes

Software version: 8.5.1, 8.5.1.1, 8.5.1.2, 8.5.1.3

Operating system(s): Linux, OS X, Windows

Reference #: 1385293

Modified date: 02 August 2011