Lotus Notes 8.0.2 - Detailed system requirements

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This document contains the detailed system requirements for the 8.0.2 release of the Lotus® Notes® client, Lotus Domino® Designer client, and Lotus Domino Administrator client.

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For additional information, see the IBM Lotus Notes and Domino Information Center, referenced below.


Notes client (standard configuration)
Supported platforms
  • Microsoft® Windows® XP Professional; Service Pack 2, Service Pack 3, and future service packs are supported
  • Microsoft Windows XP for Tablet PC
  • Microsoft Windows Vista: Enterprise, Ultimate, and Business Editions
  • Microsoft Windows Vista for Tablet PC
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop (SLED) 10 XGL
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5.1 - Note: AIGLX and SELinux must be disabled
  • Macintosh OS Intel 10.5.1 (Notes 8.0.2 client - Beta preview only)
Hardware requirements
  • Processors
    Intel Pentium or higher and compatibles, or equivalents
    Windows XP - Pentium 4, 1.2 GHz or higher
    Windows Vista - Pentium 4, 1.2 GHz or higher
    Linux (SLED 10) - Pentium 4, 1.2 GHz or higher
    Linux (RHEL 5) - Pentium 4, 1.2 GHz or higher
    Macintosh OS - Intel
  • RAM
    Windows XP: 512 MB RAM minimum; 1 GB or more recommended
    Windows Vista: 1 GB minimum; 1.5 GB or more strongly recommended
    Linux: 512 MB RAM minimum; 1 GB or more recommended
    Macintosh OS: 512 MB RAM minimum; 1 GB or more recommended
  • Disk space
    Windows: Install directory (C:\) - 900 MB minimum disk space or more recommended
    Linux: Install directory (/opt) - 1.5 GB or more recommended
    Macintosh OS: Install directory (/Applications) - 1 GB or more recommended
  • Video
    Windows: Hardware support for OpenGL
    Linux (SLED 10): 128 MB video RAM with XGL-compatible video driver from hardware OEM for OS; /etc/X11/xgl-hardware-list
    Linux (RHEL 5): 128 MB video RAM; /etc/X11/xgl-hardware-list
    Macintosh OS: 32 MB video RAM or more recommended
  • Color monitor required
Protocols supported
  • NetBIOS over IP1 (Windows platform only)
  • NetBIOS over IPX2 (Windows platform only)
  • TCP/IP
  • TCP/IP IPV6
  • X.PC (Windows, Macintosh platforms only)
Citrix support statement The Notes standard client is supported on Citrix Presentation Server 4.5, on Windows 2003 server (32- and 64-bit), using Citrix ICA (Independent Computing Architecture) clients.


Notes client (basic configuration)
Supported platforms
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional; Service Pack 1 and future service packs are supported
  • Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition 2005 (Digital Ink Input is not supported in the Notes client)
  • Microsoft Windows Vista: Enterprise, Ultimate, and Business Editions
  • Microsoft Windows Vista for Tablet PC
  • Macintosh OS: Power PC 10.4.2, 10.4.9, 10.4.10; Intel 10.4.4, 10.4.9, 10.4.10 (Beta preview only)
Hardware requirements
  • Processors
    Windows - Intel Pentium or higher and compatibles, or equivalents
    Macintosh OS - PowerPC, Intel
  • RAM
    Windows XP: 128 MB RAM minimum; 256 MB or more recommended
    Windows Vista: 1 GB minimum
    Macintosh OS: 256 MB RAM minimum; 512 MB or more recommended
  • Disk space
    Windows: 512 MB minimum disk space or more recommended
    Macintosh OS: 512 MB or more recommended
  • Video
    Windows: Color monitor required
    Macintosh OS: Color monitor required, 256 colors or greater
Protocols supported
  • NetBIOS over IP1 (Windows platform only)
  • NetBIOS over IPX2 (Windows platform only)
  • TCP/IP
  • X.PC
Citrix support statement The Notes basic client is supported on Citrix Presentation Server 4.5, on Windows 2003 server (32- and 64-bit), using Citrix ICA (Independent Computing Architecture) clients.
1 Only Microsoft TCP/IP is supported.
2 Both Novell NetBIOS and Microsoft NetBIOS over IPX are supported.


Domino Administrator client, Domino Designer
Supported platforms
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional; Service Pack 2, Service Pack 3, and future service packs are supported
  • Microsoft Windows Vista: Enterprise, Ultimate, and Business Editions
Hardware requirements
  • Processors
    Intel Pentium or higher and compatibles, or equivalents; 1.5 GHz or higher recommended
  • RAM
    Windows XP: 512 MB RAM minimum; 1 GB or more recommended
    Windows Vista: 1 GB minimum; 1.5 GB or more strongly recommended
  • Disk space
    Install directory (C:\) - 960 MB disk space or more recommended
  • Video
    Color monitor required
Protocols supported
  • NetBIOS over IP1
  • NetBIOS over IPX2
  • TCP/IP
  • TCP/IP IPV6
  • X.PC
1 Only Microsoft TCP/IP is supported.
2 Both Novell NetBIOS and Microsoft NetBIOS over IPX are supported.

Related information

Lotus Software Upgrade Central
Lotus Notes Product Support
Lotus Notes Product Information
IBM Lotus Notes and Domino 8.0.x Information Center

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More support for:

IBM Notes
Install/Setup

Software version:

8.0.2

Operating system(s):

Linux, Mac OS X, Windows

Software edition:

Edition Independent

Reference #:

7012644

Modified date:

2009-02-27

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