IBM Lotus Notes 8.5.2 System Requirements - Windows

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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 Windows OS Basic configuration, Standard configuration
  • Install directory (C:\) - 900 MB or more recommended
Display All Applicable Windows OS Basic configuration, Standard configuration
  • Monitor:  1024 x 768 screen resolution minimum
  • Hardware support for OpenGL
Memory All Applicable Windows OS Basic configuration
  • 256 MB minimum; 512 MB or more strongly recommended
Windows XP Professional Version SP2(x86-32)
Windows XP Professional with FDCC(x86-32)
Windows XP Tablet PC Edition(x86-32)
Standard configuration
  • Windows XP - 512 MB minimum; 1 GB or more strongly recommended
Windows 7 Ultimate(x86-64)
Windows 7 Professional(x86-64)
Windows 7 Enterprise(x86-64)
Windows 7 Enterprise with FDCC(x86-32)
Windows 7 Enterprise(x86-32)
Windows 7 Ultimate(x86-32)
Windows 7 Enterprise with FDCC(x86-64)
Windows Vista Ultimate(x86-32)
Windows 7 Professional(x86-32)
Windows Vista Enterprise(x86-32)
Windows Vista Business(x86-32)
Windows Vista Enterprise with FDCC(x86-32)
Standard configuration
  • Windows Vista, Windows 7 - 1 GB minimum; 1.5 GB or more strongly recommended
Network Protocols All Applicable Windows OS Basic configuration, Standard configuration
  • TCP/IP (includes IPv6)
  • NetBIOS over IP (only Microsoft TCP/IP is supported)
  • NetBIOS over IPX (Both Novell NetBIOS and Microsoft NetBIOS over IPX are supported.)
  • NetBIOS support is off by default.  See separate tech note for more information.
Processor All Applicable Windows OS Basic configuration, Standard configuration
  • Intel Pentium 4, 1.2 GHz or higher and compatibles, or equivalents

Operating Systems

Operating System Attributes Applicable Component Notes
Windows Platform listing of supported OS
Windows 7 Enterprise x86-32 Bitness: 32 Bit
Deployment Role: Desktop
Hardware platform: x86-32
Basic configuration, Standard configuration See Note #1
Windows 7 Enterprise x86-64 Bitness: 32 Bit
Deployment Role: Desktop
Hardware platform: x86-64
Basic configuration, Standard configuration See Note #1
Windows 7 Professional x86-32 Bitness: 32 Bit
Deployment Role: Desktop
Hardware platform: x86-32
Basic configuration, Standard configuration See Note #1
Windows 7 Professional x86-64 Bitness: 32 Bit
Deployment Role: Desktop
Hardware platform: x86-64
Basic configuration, Standard configuration See Note #1
Windows 7 Ultimate x86-32 Bitness: 32 Bit
Deployment Role: Desktop
Hardware platform: x86-32
Basic configuration, Standard configuration See Note #2
Windows 7 Ultimate x86-64 Bitness: 32 Bit
Deployment Role: Desktop
Hardware platform: x86-64
Basic configuration, Standard configuration See Note #2
Windows Vista Business x86-32 Bitness: 32 Bit
Deployment Role: Desktop
Hardware platform: x86-32
Basic configuration, Standard configuration See Note #3
Windows Vista Enterprise with FDCC x86-32 Bitness: 32 Bit
Deployment Role: Desktop
Hardware platform: x86-32
Basic configuration, Standard configuration Install by Administrators only.

Recommended installation to non-default directory path (see release notes)

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 Vista Enterprise x86-32 Bitness: 32 Bit
Deployment Role: Desktop
Hardware platform: x86-32
Basic configuration, Standard configuration See Note #3
Windows Vista for Tablet PC x86-32 Bitness: 32 Bit
Deployment Role: Desktop
Hardware platform: x86-32
Basic configuration, Standard configuration Support for future OS fix packs for Windows Vista for Tablet PC includes only Microsoft Windows Vista for Tablet PC Service Packs when available

Activities sidebar has not been certified as supported on Windows Tablet Edition.
Windows Vista Ultimate x86-32 Bitness: 32 Bit
Deployment Role: Desktop
Hardware platform: x86-32
Basic configuration, Standard configuration Support for OS fix packs for Windows Vista includes only Microsoft Windows Vista Service Packs when available

Aero video mode is supported

UAC mode is supported
Windows XP Professional with FDCC x86-32 Bitness: 32 Bit
Deployment Role: Desktop
Hardware platform: x86-32
Basic configuration, Standard configuration Support with SP2 only.  Does not support subsequent Service Packs

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 XP SP2 Professional x86-32 Bitness: 32 Bit
Deployment Role: Desktop
Hardware platform: x86-32
Basic configuration, Standard configuration Support for OS fix packs for Windows XP includes only Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2 or later when available
Windows XP Tablet PC Edition x86-32 Bitness: 32 Bit
Deployment Role: Desktop
Hardware platform: x86-32
Basic configuration, Standard configuration Support for OS fix packs for Windows XP Tablet Edition includes only Microsoft Windows Tablet Edition Service Packs when available

Activities sidebar has not been certified as supported on Windows XP Tablet PC Edition.

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 Quickr services for Lotus Domino 8.2(overview) (support) All Applicable Windows OS Standard configuration Entry refers to availability of Quickr Connectors for the Notes client platform.
Lotus Quickr 8.5(overview) (support) All Applicable Windows OS Standard configuration Entry refers to availability of Quickr Connectors for Notes client
Lotus Expeditor 6.2.2 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 Netegrity 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 Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 Windows XP Professional Version SP2(x86-32)
Windows XP Tablet PC Edition(x86-32)
Windows XP Professional with FDCC(x86-32)
All Applicable Components
Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0 Windows XP Professional Version SP2(x86-32)
Windows Vista Ultimate(x86-32)
Windows XP Professional with FDCC(x86-32)
Windows XP Tablet PC Edition(x86-32)
Windows Vista for Tablet PC(x86-32)
Windows Vista Business(x86-32)
Windows Vista Enterprise(x86-32)
Windows Vista Enterprise with FDCC(x86-32)
All Applicable Components
Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.0 All Applicable Windows OS Basic configuration, Standard configuration
Mozilla Firefox 3.5 All Applicable OS All Applicable Components
Mozilla Firefox 3.6 and future fix packs. Ubuntu Desktop Version 8.04(x86-32)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop (SLED) 11.0(x86-32)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) Desktop editions Version 5.0 Update 4(x86-32)
All Applicable Mac OS OS,
All Applicable Windows OS
Basic configuration, Standard configuration
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

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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 #:

7019220

Modified date:

2010-08-20

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