Upgrade Central: Planning your upgrade to Lotus Notes and Domino 8.0.x

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Upgrade Central provides key resources for planning and deploying IBM Lotus Notes and IBM Lotus Domino 8.0.x.


Lotus Notes and Domino 8.0.2, which was announced in August 2008, is the latest maintenance release for version 8.0. This scheduled maintenance release contains both defect fixes and new features. IBM recommends upgrading to the latest Maintenance Release and Fix Pack combination for your version to receive the broadest set of fixes available.

The following resources are available to assist you with your upgrade.

Table of contents

  1. Deciding to upgrade
  2. Obtaining the upgrade
  3. Installing the upgrade
  4. Available fix packs
  5. Post-upgrade

Deciding to upgrade

Visit the product marketing pages for Lotus Notes and Domino and Lotus Domino Web Access to review features, benefits and offering information

Review technical material:
Obtaining the upgrade

Passport Advantage subscribers have the following options:
New customers and customers with no maintenance agreement have these choices:
Installing the upgrade

The following information is available to assist with your Lotus Domino server installation:
The following information is available to assist with your Lotus Notes client (including Domino Designer) installation:
Available fix packs

Refer to the Index of recommended Fix Packs for available Fix Packs for Release 8.0.2.


The following resources are available for your assistance:

Related information

Maintenance update on Lotus Notes and Domino 8.0.x
Plan your upgrade to Notes and Domino 9.0
A simplified Chinese translation is available

Cross reference information
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Messaging Applications IBM Notes Install/Setup 8.0.2, 8.0.1, 8.0
Messaging Applications Lotus Domino Web Access General 8.0.2, 8.0.1, 8.0

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IBM Domino

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8.0, 8.0.1, 8.0.2

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AIX, IBM i, Linux, Solaris, Windows, z/OS

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