IBM Lotus Notes 8.5.2 System Requirements - Linux

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Abstract

This document provides minimum system requirements for the 8.5.2 release of the Lotus® Notes® client. Higher maintenance levels, such as fix packs and service packs, may be supported as they become available. However, new release versions are not supported at this time.

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For detailed system requirements for Lotus Domino, Lotus Domino Administrator, Lotus Domino Designer, Lotus Notes Traveler, Lotus iNotes, and Lotus Enterprise Integrator, see: http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=475&uid=swg27007909

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Hardware Requirements

Group Applicable OS Applicable Component Notes
Disk Space All Applicable Linux OS Standard configuration
  • Install directory (/opt) - 1.5 GB minimum 
Display All Applicable Linux OS Standard configuration
  • Monitor:  1024 x 768 screen resolution minimum
  • 128 MB video RAM (with XGL-compatible video driver from hardware OEM for SLED 10). 
  • /etc/X11/xgl-hardware-list
Memory All Applicable Linux OS Standard configuration
  • 512 MB minimum; 1 GB or more strongly recommended
Network Protocols All Applicable Linux OS Standard configuration
  • TCP/IP (includes IPv6)
Processor All Applicable Linux OS Standard configuration
  • Intel Pentium 4, 1.2 GHz or higher and compatibles, or equivalents 

Operating Systems

Operating System Attributes Applicable Component Notes
Linux Platform listing of supported OS
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5.0 Update 4 Desktop editions x86-32 Bitness: 32 Bit
Deployment Role: Desktop
Hardware platform: x86-32
Standard configuration Support includes future (Update 4 or later) OS Fix Packs for RHEL 5.x Desktop

Standard video display mode is supported

AIGLX (enhanced graphic mode) is not supported

SELinux (enhanced security) mode is supported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop (SLED) 10.0 SP3 x86-32 Bitness: 32 Bit
Deployment Role: Desktop
Hardware platform: x86-32
Standard Configuration Support is for 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) 11.0 x86-32 Bitness: 32 Bit
Deployment Role: Desktop
Hardware platform: x86-32
Standard configuration Support includes future OS fix packs for SLED 11 (Service Packs)

Standard video display mode is supported

XGL video mode is supported

App Armour (enhanced security mode) is supported
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS x86-32 Bitness: 32 Bit
Deployment Role: Desktop
Hardware platform: x86-32
Standard configuration

Support includes future OS fix packs for Ubuntu against the 10.04 base.  Does not extend to later versions.

Note: If using the Sametime 8.5.1 add-on installer to upgrade the embedded version of Sametime in Notes 8.5.2, please be aware that the Instant Share functionality of Sametime 8.5.1 Advanced is currently not supported on this platform. See technote #1451098.

Ubuntu Desktop 8.04 x86-32 Bitness: 32 Bit
Deployment Role: Desktop
Hardware platform: x86-32
Standard configuration Support includes future OS fix packs for Ubuntu against the 8.04 base.  Does not extend to 8.10 or later versions.

Note:  Activities sidebar has not been certified as supported on Ubuntu.

Compatible with (but not required)

Group Product Applicable OS Applicable Component Notes
Application Integration Lotus Sametime Entry 8.0.2(overview) (support) All Applicable OS All Applicable Components
Lotus Connections 2.0.1 and future mod levels, and their fix packs.(overview) (support) All Applicable OS Standard configuration
Lotus Connections 2.5 and future mod levels, and their fix packs.(overview) (support) All Applicable OS Standard configuration
Lotus Expeditor 6.2.2(overview) (support) All Applicable OS Standard configuration
Lotus Symphony 1.3(overview) (support) All Applicable OS Standard configuration
Application Servers Lotus Domino 6.5.5 and future releases, mod levels, and their fix packs.(overview) (support) All Applicable OS All Applicable Components
Lotus Domino 7.0 and future mod levels, and their fix packs.(overview) (support) All Applicable OS All Applicable Components
Lotus Domino 8.0 and future mod levels, and their fix packs.(overview) (support) All Applicable OS All Applicable Components
Lotus Domino 8.5 and future mod levels, and their fix packs.(overview) (support) All Applicable OS All Applicable Components
WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment 7.0(overview) (support) All Applicable OS All Applicable Components
WebSphere Portal Server 6.0.1(overview) (support) All Applicable OS All Applicable Components
Identity Management Lotus Domino 6.5.5 and future releases, mod levels, and their fix packs.(overview) (support) All Applicable OS All Applicable Components
Lotus Domino 7.0 and future mod levels, and their fix packs.(overview) (support) All Applicable OS All Applicable Components
Lotus Domino 8.5 and future mod levels, and their fix packs.(overview) (support) All Applicable OS All Applicable Components
Tivoli Directory Server 6.1(overview) (support) All Applicable OS All Applicable Components
Microsoft Active Directory 2003 All Applicable OS All Applicable Components
Sun Java System Directory Server 6.1 All Applicable OS All Applicable Components
Security Server CA SiteMinder 6.0 All Applicable OS All Applicable Components
Tivoli Access Manager for Operating Systems 6.0(overview) (support) All Applicable OS All Applicable Components
Java SPNEGO (Simple and Protected Negotiation n/a All Applicable OS All Applicable Components
Terminal Services Citrix Presentation Server 4.5 All Applicable OS All Applicable Components Also known as Citrix XenApp 4.5

Windows 2003 server

Both 32 bit and 64 bit

Activities sidebar has not been certified as support on Citrix XenApp 4.5

Reference -Technotes (FAQs)  # 1314212
If you are planning to use instant messaging services in a Citrix environment, note the following:
  • Audio and Video does not function in this environment.
  • Geographic location does not function in this environment.
  • Screen capture does not function in this environment.
Citrix XenApp 5.0 All Applicable OS All Applicable Components Windows 2003 and Windows 2008 server

Both 32 bit and 64 bit

Activities sidebar has not been certified as support on Citrix XenApp 5.0

Reference -Technotes (FAQs)  # 1314212
If you are planning to use instant messaging services in a Citrix environment, note the following:
  • Audio and Video does not function in this environment.
  • Geographic location does not function in this environment.
  • Screen capture does not function in this environment.
Web Browsers Mozilla Firefox 3.5 All Applicable OS All Applicable Components
Mozilla Firefox 3.6 and future fix packs. SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop (SLED) Version 11.0(x86-32)
Ubuntu Desktop Version 8.04(x86-32)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) Desktop editions Version 5.0 Update 4(x86-32)
All Applicable Components
Web Servers Apache HTTP Server 2.2 and future mod levels, and their fix packs. All Applicable OS All Applicable Components
WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment 6.0.2(overview) (support) All Applicable OS All Applicable Components Deployment Manager component used as proxy server.

Edge component used as load balancer

Original publication date

2010/7/14

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More support for:

IBM Notes
Install/Setup

Software version:

8.5.2

Operating system(s):

Linux, Mac OS X, Windows

Software edition:

Edition Independent

Reference #:

7019218

Modified date:

2011-07-25

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