Detailed system requirements for Lotus Sametime version 7.5.1

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This document contains the detailed system requirements for Lotus® Sametime® version 7.5.1.

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Server Operating Systems * Windows 2000 server Service Pack 4 or later
* Windows 2000 Advanced Server Service Pack 3 or later
* Windows 2003 Standard and Windows 2003 Enterprise Editions Service Pack 1 or later
* AIX 5.3 Technical Level 5 (for 7.5.1 release)
* iSeries - i5/OS Version 5, Release 3 and Version 5, Release 4
* Solaris 9 and 10
* Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.0 Update 4
* SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10.0

Notes:

* For more details on IBM i5/OS, see "Installing and Managing Lotus Sametime 7.5.1 for i5/OS" (stinstall.nsf).

* On Windows, you must have full administration rights to install Sametime; if not, Sametime will not install properly. In addition, please note that only Microsoft TCP/IP is supported for Windows.

* On UNIX, you must install as root; if not, Sametime will not install properly.

* The video display color setting on the Sametime server must be higher than 256 colors. The recommended video display color setting is 16-bit color.

* AIX, Solaris, and Linux do not require an X11 interface. Administrators have the option to use X11 or the text-based console install version. The console install will run from a telnet session or equivalent.
Server Hardware Requirements Sametime requires one server for Sametime installation that meets these requirements:

Operating System - IBM eServer pSeries (AIX)

* CPU -- Dual 475 MHz, or higher, IBM PowerPC processor recommended; Dual 375 MHz PowerPC processor minimum.
* RAM -- 2 GB recommended; 1 GB minimum.
* Disk space -- 3 GB free disk space recommended to allow space for meetings; 2GB minimum.
* Disk swap space -- 1 GB RAM recommended.
* Video requirements -- Video card installed. Recommended video display color setting is 16-bit color. The setting must be higher than 256 colors.

Operating system - i5/OS

* IBM i5/OS, 5722SS1, Version 5 Release 3 or later. For more details, see "Installing and Managing Lotus Sametime 7.5 for i5/OS" (stinstall.nsf).
* CPU -- IBM eServer iSeries, IBM eServer i5, or IBM System i5 server models capable of running IBM i5/OS V5R3.
* RAM -- Minimum 1GB for each Sametime and Domino server.
* Disk space -- Minimum 500MB free disk space, 1GB recommended; minimum of 4 Disk Drives (arms).

Operating system - Sun Solaris

* CPU -- UltraSPARC III 1 GHz processor, or higher recommended; UltraSPARC III 550 MHz processor minimum.
* RAM -- 2 GB recommended; 1 GB minimum.
* Disk space -- 3 GB free disk space recommended to allow space for meetings; 2 GB minimum.
* Disk swap space -- 1 GB RAM recommended.
* Video requirements -- Video card installed. Recommended video display color setting is 16-bit color. The setting must be higher than 256 colors.

Operating system - Microsoft Windows

* CPU -- Intel Pentium III 800 MHz, or higher, recommended.
* RAM -- 2 GB recommended; 1 GB minimum.
* Disk space -- 3 GB free disk space recommended to allow space for meetings; 2 GB minimum.
* Disk swap space -- 1 GB minimum.
* Video requirements -- Video card installed. Recommended video display color setting is 16-bit color. The setting must be higher than 256 colors.

Operating system - Linux x86

* CPU -- Intel Pentium III 800 MHz, or higher, recommended.
* RAM -- 2 GB recommended; 1 GB minimum.
* Disk space -- 3 GB free disk space recommended to allow space for meetings; 2 MB minimum.
* Disk swap space -- 1 GB minimum.
* Video requirements -- Video card installed. Recommended video display color setting is 16-bit color. The setting must be higher than 256 colors.

Lotus Domino® Sametime 7.5.1 must install on a Domino 7.0 or later server. The Domino 7.x server release must be installed prior to installing the Sametime server
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) directory * Integrated Directory Services 5.2 and 6.0
* Domino 6.5
* Domino 7.0
* MS Active Directory 2000, 2003
* Sun ONE (Directory 5.1 and 5.2)
Connect client Operating Systems Windows

* Windows XP Professional Service Pack 2
* Windows XP Professional 64-bit only for Web Conferencing
* Windows 2000
* Microsoft Vista - pre-release Vista 1.0 is expected to ship on 1/30/07

Linux

* Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.0
* SuSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10
* Novell Linux Desktop 9
Notes on Linux clients:
* Audio within Sametime Connect client is supported only on RHEL v5.1 or v5.2
* Clients using RHEL 5.x must enable the following RPM before installing Lotus Sametime
Connect to ensure compatibility: compat-libstdc++-33-3.2.3-61.i386.rpm
* Audio/Video is not currently supported on Linux Meeting room clients.
* Video within Sametime Connect is not supported on Linux clients

Macintosh

* Macintosh OSX 10.4.6 (Tiger) with JVM 1.5, including patches for PowerPC and Intel
* J2SE 5.0 Release 5. This is Java 1.5 and may have already been acquired through the MacOS auto update.

Client - Browsers

* Mozilla 1.7.12 on Windows XP, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.0, Novell Linux Desktop 9
* Firefox 1.5 on Windows XP, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.0, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10
* Firefox 2.0
* Internet Explorer 6.0, 7.0 on Windows XP Professional, Windows XP Professional 64-bit
* Safari 2.0 on Macintosh OS X 10.4.x

Client - Technology

* Eclipse framework Expeditor (XPD) 6.1.1
* XULRunner 1.8.0.1

MS Office Integration

* Office 2000
* Office 2003
* Office XP
Meeting room client Operating Systems Below are the software requirements and support statements for Sametime 7.5.1 Meetings:

Client - Browsers supported

* Mozilla 1.7.12 on Windows XP, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.0, Novell Linux Desktop 9
* Firefox 1.5 on Windows XP, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.0, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10
* Firefox 2.0
* Internet Explorer 6.0, 7.0 on Windows XP Professional, Windows XP Professional 64-bit
* Safari 2.0 on Macintosh OS X 10.4.x

Java Development Kit/Java Runtime Environment (JDK/JRE) supported – Client JDK/JRE

* IBM or Sun JRE 1.4.2 and 1.5 for Web Conferencing - Internet Explorer 6.0 or 7.0 on Windows XP Professional
* IBM or Sun JRE 1.4.2 and 1.5 for Web conferencing - RedHat Enterprise Linux 4.0 and Novell Linux Desktop 9.0
Client Hardware Requirements Windows

* CPU - Pentium 3 800 MHz (or higher)
* RAM - 512 MB random access memory or higher Video requirements -- Video card installed.
* Recommended video display color setting is 16-bit color. The setting must be higher than 256 colors.

Linux

* CPU - Pentium 3 800 MHz (or higher)
* RAM - 512 MB random access memory or higher Video requirements -- Video card installed.
* Recommended video display color setting is 16-bit color. The setting must be higher than 256 colors.

Macintosh

* CPU -- Macintosh OSX 10.4.6 (Tiger) with JVM 1.5, including patches for PowerPC and Intel J2SE 5.0 Release 5. This is Java 1.5 and may have already been acquired through the MacOS auto update.
* RAM -- 512 MB random access memory or higher.
* Disk space -- 1GB free disk space recommended to allow space for meetings; 500 MB minimum.
* Disk swap space -- N/A
* Video requirements -- Video card installed. Higher than 256 colors is required by Tiger

Client hardware requirements for Instant Messaging

The client system requirements for operation with the Sametime 7.5.x server (and Multimedia Services) include:

* CPU - Pentium 3 800 MHz (or higher)
* RAM - 512 MB random access memory or higher

Client hardware requirements for Meetings

* CPU - Pentium 3 800 MHz (or higher)
* RAM - 512 MB random access memory or higher

Optional hardware requirements
Web Camera support

* Logitech: QuickCam Fusion
* Creative Technology: Live Ultra
* Microsoft: LifeCam VX-3000

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More support for:

Lotus End of Support Products
Lotus Sametime

Software version:

7.5.1

Operating system(s):

AIX, Linux, Solaris, Windows, i5/OS

Reference #:

7009636

Modified date:

2010-07-06

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