Lotus Notes 8.5.1 - Detailed system requirements

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Abstract

This document contains the detailed system requirements for the 8.5.1 release of the Lotus Notes® client.

Content

Note: For information on system requirements for the Domino® Designer client and Domino Administrator client, see Lotus Notes 8.5.1 - Detailed system requirements (Domino Administrator, Domino Designer)

Lotus Notes

Lotus Notes

Requires

Operating Systems

Operating System Attributes Notes
Linux Platform listing of supported OS
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) WS Version 5.0 Update 2 Desktop editions Bitness: 32-bit
Deployment Role: Desktop
Hardware platform: x86-32
Standard video display mode is supported

AIGLX (enhanced graphic mode) is not supported

SELinux (enhanced security) mode is supported
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) WS Version 5.0 Update 3 Desktop editions Bitness: 32-bit
Deployment Role: Desktop
Hardware platform: x86-32
Standard video display mode is supported

AIGLX (enhanced graphic mode) is not supported

SELinux (enhanced security) mode is supported
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) WS Version 5.0 Update 4 Desktop editions Bitness: 32-bit
Deployment Role: Desktop
Hardware platform: x86-32
Standard video display mode is supported

AIGLX (enhanced graphic mode) is not supported

SELinux (enhanced security) mode is supported
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Version 5.0 Update 4 Desktop editions support For additional information about RHEL 5.4 support for Notes 8.5.1, please see Support for Notes on Windows 7, Snow Leopard (Mac OS X 10.6), and RHEL 5.4.
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop (SLED) Version 10.0 SP2 Bitness: 32-bit
Deployment Role: Desktop
Hardware platform: x86-32
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.

Standard video display mode is supported
XGL video mode is supported
App Armour (enhanced security mode) is supported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop (SLED) Version 11.0 Bitness: 32-bit
Deployment Role: Desktop
Hardware platform: x86-32

Standard video display mode is supported
XGL video mode is supported
App Armour (enhanced security mode) is supported
Ubuntu Desktop Version 8.04 Bitness: 32-bit
Deployment Role: Desktop
Hardware platform: x86-32
Note:  Activities sidebar has not been certified as supported on Ubuntu.
Mac OS Platform listing of supported OS
Mac OS X Leopard Version 10.5 Bitness: 32-bit
Deployment Role: Desktop
Hardware platform: x86-32
Mac OS X 10.5.5 is the minimum version supported within Mac OS X 10.5
Mac OS X Snow Leopard Version 10.6 For information about Mac OS X 10.6 support for Notes 8.5.1, please see Support for Notes on Windows 7, Snow Leopard (Mac OS X 10.6), and RHEL 5.4.
Windows Platform listing of supported OS
Windows Vista Enterprise with FDCC Bitness: 32-bit
Deployment Role: Desktop
Hardware platform: x86-32
Install by Administrators only.


The following is not supported in the FDCC Desktop Configuration* :
  • Install by Standard User
  • Nomad (USB device support)
  • Domino Designer
  • Domino Administrator

Aero video mode is supported

UAC mode is supported
Windows XP Professional with FDCC with SP2 Bitness: 32-bit
Deployment Role: Desktop
Hardware platform: x86-32
Install by Administrators only.

The following is not supported in the FDCC Desktop Configuration* :
  • Install by Standard User
  • Nomad (USB device support)
  • Domino Designer
  • Domino Administrator
Windows Vista Ultimate Bitness: 32-bit
Deployment Role: Desktop
Hardware platform: x86-32
SP2 or higher supported but not required.

Vista Ultimate is superset of Vista Enterprise and Vista Business

Aero video mode is supported

UAC mode is supported
Windows XP Professional Version with SP2 or higher Bitness: 32-bit
Deployment Role: Desktop
Hardware platform: x86-32
Windows XP Tablet PC Edition Bitness: 32-bit
Deployment Role: Desktop
Hardware platform: x86-32
Activities sidebar has not been certified as supported on Windows XP Tablet PC Edtion.
Windows 7 support For information about Windows 7 support for Notes 8.5.1, please see Support for Notes on Windows 7, Snow Leopard (Mac OS X 10.6), and RHEL 5.4.

Hardware Requirements

Group Applicable OS Notes
Disk Space All supported OS Standard Configuration -
  • Windows:  Install directory (C:\) - 900 MB or more recommended
  • Linux:  Install directory (/opt) - 1.5 GB minimum
  • Macintosh:  Install directory (/Applications) - 2 GB or more recommended

Basic configuration -
  • Windows:  Install directory (C:\) - 900 MB or more recommended
  • Macintosh:  Install directory (/Applications) - 1 GB or more recommended
Display All supported OS Monitor:  All - 1024 x 768 screen resolution minimum

Standard configuration:
  • Windows:  Hardware support for OpenGL
  • Linux:  128 MB video RAM (with XGL-compatible video driver from hardware OEM for SLED 10).  /etc/X11/xgl-hardware-list
  • Macintosh:  32 MB video RAM or more recommended

Basic configuration:
  • Windows:  Hardware support for OpenGL
  • Macintosh:  32 MB video RAM or more recommended
Memory All supported OS Standard configuration:
  • Windows XP - 512 MB minimum; 1 GB or more strongly recommended
  • Windows Vista - 1 GB minimum; 1.5 GB or more strongly recommended
  • Linux - 512 MB minimum; 1 GB or more strongly recommended
  • Macintosh - 1 GB minimum
Basic configuration
  • Windows XP - 256 MB minimum; 512 MB or more strongly recommended
  • Windows Vista - 256 MB minimum; 512 MB or more strongly recommended
  • Macintosh:  256 MB minimum; 512 MB or more strongly recommended
Network Protocols All supported OS Standard configuration - Windows: 
  • 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)

Standard configuration - Linux:
  • TCP/IP (includes IPv6)

Standard configuration - Macintosh:
  • TCP/IP (includes IPv6)

Basic configuration - Windows:
  • 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)

Basic configuration - Macintosh:
  • TCP/IP (includes IPv6)
Processor All supported OS Standard configuration- Windows:
  • Intel Pentium or higher and compatibles, or equivalents
  • Windows XP - minimum is Pentium 4, 1.2 GHz or higher
  • Windows Vista - minimum is Pentium 4, 1.2 GHz or higher

Standard configuration - Linux:
  • Intel Pentium or higher and compatibles, or equivalents
  • minimum is Pentium 4, 1.2 GHz or higher

Standard Configuration - Macintosh:
  • Intel only

Basic configuration - Windows:
  • Intel Pentium or higher and compatibles, or equivalents
  • Windows XP - minimum is Pentium 4, 1.2 GHz or higher
  • Windows Vista - minimum is Pentium 4, 1.2 GHz or higher

Basic configuration - Macintosh:
  • Intel, PPC

Works with

Software Requirements

Group Product Applicable OS Notes
Application Integration Lotus Connections Version 2.0.1(overview)(support) All supported OS
Lotus Connections Version 2.5(overview)(support) All supported OS
Lotus Quickr services for Lotus Domino Version 8.2(overview)(support) All supported OS
Lotus Sametime Version 8.0.2(overview)(support) All supported OS
Lotus Expeditor Version 6.2.1(overview)(support) Linux
Windows
Embedded Eclipse 6.2.1 supports Macintosh.
Lotus Symphony Version 1.3(overview)(support) All supported OS
Application Servers Lotus Domino Version 6.5.5(overview)(support) All supported OS
Lotus Domino Version 7.0(overview)(support) All supported OS
Lotus Domino Version 8.0(overview)(support) All supported OS
Lotus Domino Version 8.5(overview)(support) All supported OS
Domino Version 8.5.1 All supported OS
WebSphere Portal Server Version 6.0.1(overview)(support) All supported OS
Identity Management Lotus Domino Version 6.5.5(overview)(support) All supported OS
Lotus Domino Version 7.0(overview)(support) All supported OS
Lotus Domino Version 8.0(overview)(support) All supported OS
Lotus Domino Version 8.5(overview)(support) All supported OS
Domino Version 8.5.1 All supported OS
Tivoli Directory Server Version 6.1(overview)(support) All supported OS
Microsoft Windows Active Directory Version 2003 All supported OS
Sun Java System Directory Server Version 6.1 All supported OS
Mobile Device Apple iPhone Version 3G Mac OS X Leopard Version 10.5 (x86-32)
For iNotes 8.5.1 ultralight mode only
Apple iPhone Version first generation Mac OS X Leopard Version 10.5 (x86-32)
For iNotes 8.5.1 ultralight mode only
Security Server IBM Tivoli Access Manager for Operating Systems Version 6.0 All supported OS
Java SPNEGO (Simple and Protected Negotiation Version n/a All supported OS
Netegrity Site Minder Version 5.5 All supported OS
Netegrity Site Minder Version 6.0 All supported OS
Terminal Services Citrix Presentation Server Version 4.5 All supported OS Also knows as Citrix XenApp 4.5

Windows 2003 server

Both 32 bit and 64 bit

Activities sidebar is not supported

Embedded Sametime Entry 8.0.2 is supported with limitations noted in Technote 1314212

Embedded Symphony 1.3 is supported

Quickr Connectors are not supported
Citrix XenApp Version 5.0 All supported OS Windows 2003 server<br>Windows 2008 server with SP1 or SP2<br><br><strong>Note&nbsp;</strong>Windows 2008 R2 is not yet supported, but the Notes client NSD process may incorrectly print that R2 is in use. For more information, see <a href="http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=688&uid=swg21412757">Technote 1412757</a>.<br> <br> Both 32 bit and 64 bit<br>
Activities sidebar is not supported

Embedded Sametime Entry 8.0.2 is supported with limitations noted in Technote 1314212

Embedded Symphony 1.3 is supported

Quickr Connectors are not supported
Web Browsers Apple Safari Version 3.0 Mac OS
Apple Safari Version 4.0 Mac OS
Safari 4.0 is supported only by iNotes
Microsoft Internet Explorer Version 6.0 Windows XP Professional Version SP2 (x86-32)
Windows XP Professional with FDCC (x86-32)
Microsoft Internet Explorer Version 7.0 Windows
Microsoft Internet Explorer Version 8.0 Windows
Mozilla Firefox Version 3.0 All supported OS
Mozilla Firefox Version 3.5 All supported OS For iNotes 8.5.1 only
Web Servers Apache Server Version 2.0.X All supported OS
WebSphere Application Server Version 7.0(overview)(support) All supported OS As proxy server

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More support for:

IBM Notes
Install/Setup

Software version:

8.5.1

Operating system(s):

Linux, Mac OS X, Windows

Software edition:

Edition Independent

Reference #:

7016205

Modified date:

2014-02-15

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