Lotus Notes 8.5 - Detailed system requirements

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Abstract

This document contains the detailed system requirements for the 8.5 release of the Lotus Notes® client, Lotus® Domino Designer® client, and Lotus® Domino® Administrator client.


Note: For Notes 8.5.1 system requirements, please see this technote:
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?&uid=swg27016205

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Notes Client (standard configuration)

Microsoft Windows

    Supported versions

  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional (32-bit), Service Pack 2 or later
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional with FDCC x86-32
  • Microsoft Windows XP for Tablet PC
  • Microsoft Windows Vista (32-bit): Enterprise, Ultimate and Business Editions
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise with FDCC x86-32
  • Microsoft Windows Vista for Tablet PC

    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 - 512 MB minimum; 1 GB or more strongly recommended
  • Windows Vista - 1 GB minimum; 1.5 GB or more strongly recommended

    Disk space

  • Install directory (C:\) - 900 MB or more recommended
    Video
  • Hardware support for OpenGL

    Monitor

  • Color monitor required
  • 1024x768 screen resolution minimum
    Protocols
  • NetBIOS over IP (only Microsoft TCP/IP is supported)
  • NetBIOS over IPX (Both Novell NetBIOS and Microsoft NetBIOS over IPX are supported.)
  • TCP/IP (includes IPv6)

Linux

    Supported versions

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop (SLED) 10 XGL (32-bit), Service Pack 2
    Note: Support of future Service Packs for this OS is limited to SLED 10 SP3 only. SLED 10 SP4 (or later) is not supported for Notes 8.5.x. Customers should stay on SLED 10 SP3 or consider upgrading to SLED 11.
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5.2 Desktop (32-bit)
    Note: AIGLX is not supported, and must be disabled
  • Ubuntu 8.04 LTS Desktop Edition (32-bit)

    See also "Notes 8.5 - required Linux packages and updates"

    Processors

  • Intel Pentium or higher and compatibles, or equivalents
  • Pentium 4, 1.2 GHz or higher
    RAM
  • 512 MB minimum
  • 1 GB or more strongly recommended

    Disk space

  • Install directory (/opt) - 1.5 GB minimum
    Video
  • 128 MB video RAM (with XGL-compatible video driver from hardware OEM for SLED 10)
  • /etc/X11/xgl-hardware-list

    Monitors

  • Color monitor required
  • 1024x768 screen resolution minimum
    Protocols
  • TCP/IP (includes IPv6)

Macintosh

    Supported versions

  • Mac OS X 10.5. Mac OS X 10.5.5 is the minimum version within Mac OS X 10.5

    Processors

  • Intel only
    RAM
  • 1 GB minimum

    Disk space

  • Install directory (/Applications) - 2 GB or more recommended
    Video
  • 32 MB video RAM or more recommended

    Monitors

  • Color monitor required, 256 colors or greater
  • 1024x768 screen resolution minimum
    Protocols
  • TCP/IP (includes IPv6)

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)

Microsoft Windows

    Supported versions

  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional (32-bit), Service Pack 2 or later
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional with FDCC x86-32
  • Microsoft Windows XP for Tablet PC
  • Microsoft Windows Vista (32-bit): Enterprise, Ultimate and Business Editions
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise with FDCC x86-32
  • Microsoft Windows Vista for Tablet PC

    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 - 256 MB minimum; 512 MB or more strongly recommended
  • Windows Vista - 512 MB minimum; 1 GB or more strongly recommended

    Disk space

  • Install directory (C:\) - 900 MB or more recommended
    Video
  • Hardware support for OpenGL

    Monitors

  • Color monitor required
  • 1024x768 screen resolution minimum
    Protocols
  • NetBIOS over IP (only Microsoft TCP/IP is supported)
  • NetBIOS over IPX (Both Novell NetBIOS and Microsoft NetBIOS over IPX are supported.)
  • TCP/IP (includes IPv6)

Macintosh

    Supported versions

  • Mac OS X 10.5. Mac OS X 10.5.5 is the minimum version within Mac OS X 10.5

    Processors

  • Intel, PPC
    RAM
  • 512 MB minimum
  • 1 GB or more strongly recommended

    Disk space

  • Install directory (/Applications) - 1 GB or more recommended
    Video
  • 32 MB video RAM or more recommended

    Monitors

  • Color monitor required, 256 colors or greater
  • 1024x768 screen resolution minimum
    Protocols
  • TCP/IP (includes IPv6)

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.



Domino Administrator client, Domino Designer

Microsoft Windows

    Supported versions

  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional (32-bit), Service Pack 2 or later
  • Microsoft Windows Vista (32-bit): Enterprise, Ultimate and Business Editions

    Processors

  • Intel Pentium or higher and compatibles, or equivalents
  • 1.5 GHz or higher recommended
    RAM
  • Windows XP - 512 MB minimum; 1 GB or more strongly recommended
  • Windows Vista - 1 GB minimum; 1.5 GB or more strongly recommended

    Disk space

  • Install directory (C:\) - 960 MB or more recommended
    Video
  • Hardware support for OpenGL

    Monitors

  • Color monitor required
    Protocols
  • NetBIOS over IP (only Microsoft TCP/IP is supported)
  • NetBIOS over IPX (Both Novell NetBIOS and Microsoft NetBIOS over IPX are supported.)
  • TCP/IP (includes IPv6)

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More support for:

IBM Notes
Install/Setup

Software version:

8.5

Operating system(s):

Linux, Mac OS X, Windows

Software edition:

Edition Independent

Reference #:

7013074

Modified date:

2011-05-25

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