Detailed system requirements - Lotus Notes 8.0.1

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Abstract

This document contains the detailed system requirements for the 8.0.1 release of Lotus Notes® client, Lotus® Domino Designer® client, and Lotus® Domino® Administrator client.

Content

See below for a list of detailed system requirements for Lotus Notes® 8.0.1 client, Lotus® Domino Designer® 8.0.1 client, and Lotus® Domino® Administrator 8.0.1 client.

For additional information, see the IBM Lotus Notes and Domino 8.0.1 Release Notes, and the IBM Lotus Notes and Domino 8.0.1 Information Center, referenced below.


Notes Client - Standard configuration
Supported platforms
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional (Service Pack 2)
  • 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 8.0.1 client - Alpha 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)
1 Only Microsoft TCP/IP is supported.
2 Both Novell NetBIOS and Microsoft NetBIOS over IPX are supported.

Citrix support information
The Notes Client is supported on Citrix Presentation Server 4.5, on Windows 2003 server, using ICA clients. For additional information, please see the "Citrix support statement" release note in this chapter.


Notes Client - Basic configuration
Supported platforms
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional (Service Pack 2)
  • Microsoft Windows XP for Tablet PC
  • Microsoft Windows Vista: Enterprise, Ultimate, and Business Editions
  • Microsoft Windows Vista for Tablet PC
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
  • RAM
    Windows XP: 128 MB RAM minimum; 256 MB or more recommended
    Windows Vista: 1 GB minimum; 1 GB or more strongly recommended
  • Disk space
    512 MB minimum 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.

Citrix support information
The Notes Client is supported on Citrix Presentation Server 4.5, on Windows 2003 server, using ICA clients. For additional information, please see the "Citrix support statement" release note in this chapter.

Windows 2003 support information
IBM supports the installation and setup of the Notes Client basic configuration on Windows 2003 for the specific purpose of running API programs. Full functionality of running the Notes client is not included in the scope of this support.


Domino Administrator Client, Domino Designer
Supported platforms
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional (Service Pack 2)
  • 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 8.0.1 Release Notes


IBM Lotus Notes and Domino 8.0.1 Information Center

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More support for:

IBM Notes
Install/Setup

Software version:

8.0.1

Operating system(s):

Linux, Mac OS, Windows

Software edition:

Edition Independent

Reference #:

7011237

Modified date:

2010-11-11

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