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IBM Lotus iNotes 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® iNotes 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.

Content

For detailed system requirements for Lotus Domino, Lotus Domino Administrator, Lotus Domino Designer, Lotus Notes, Lotus Notes Traveler, 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
Display All Applicable OS All Applicable Components Monitor:  All - 1024 x 768 screen resolution minimum
Network Protocols All Applicable Linux OS Full/Lite Linux:
   • TCP/IP (includes IPv6)
Processor All Applicable Linux OS Full/Lite Recommended for better Performance:
     Linux - - Pentium IV 2.0 GHz with 512 MB of memory

Minimum Requirements:
     Linux - - Pentium III 1 GHz with 256 MB of memory

Operating Systems

Operating System Attributes Applicable Component Notes
Linux Platform listing of supported OS
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5.0 Update 2 Desktop editions x86-32 Bitness: 32 Bit
Deployment Role: Desktop
Hardware platform: x86-32
All Applicable Components
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5.0 Update 3 Desktop editions x86-32 Bitness: 32 Bit
Deployment Role: Desktop
Hardware platform: x86-32
All Applicable Components
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5.0 Update 4 Desktop editions x86-32 Bitness: 32 Bit
Deployment Role: Desktop
Hardware platform: x86-32
All Applicable Components
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop (SLED) 10.0 SP3 x86-32 Bitness: 32 Bit
Deployment Role: Desktop
Hardware platform: x86-32
Full/Lite via PCR 11069
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop (SLED) 11.0 x86-32 Bitness: 32 Bit
Deployment Role: Desktop
Hardware platform: x86-32
All Applicable Components
Ubuntu Desktop 8.04 x86-32 Bitness: 32 Bit
Deployment Role: Desktop
Hardware platform: x86-32
All Applicable Components

Software Requirements

Group Product Applicable OS Applicable Component Notes
Application Servers IBM Lotus Domino Version 8.5.1 All Applicable OS All Applicable Components
Web Browsers Mozilla Firefox Version 3.6 All Applicable Linux OS,
All Applicable Mac OS OS,
All Applicable Windows OS
All Applicable Components Only one browser is needed as a pre-req for iNotes from the list of supported browsers.

Attempting to access Lotus iNotes through unsupported browsers results in the display of an unsupported browser notice. Netscape 4.x users may see hangs and/or crashes when encountering the Lotus iNotes unsupported browser page. If you are a Netscape 4.x user and you encounter these problems, you should open your mail file using the WebMail UI directly through the &ui=webmail switch. This is documented in the topic "Switching to WebMail" in the Lotus iNotes help.

Lotus iNotes will not work if JavaScript is disabled or if session cookies are disabled.
Mozilla Firefox Version 2.0 All Applicable OS Full/Lite See Note #1
Mozilla Firefox Version 3.0 All Applicable OS Full/Lite See Note #1
Mozilla Firefox Version 3.5 All Applicable OS Full/Lite See Note #1

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 Quickr services for Lotus Domino 8.2(overview) (support) All Applicable OS Full/Lite
Application Servers IBM Lotus Domino 8.5.1 and future releases, mod levels, and their fix packs. All Applicable OS All Applicable Components
Lotus Sametime Entry 8.0.2(overview) (support) All Applicable OS All Applicable Components
WebSphere Portal Server 6.0.1(overview) (support) All Applicable OS All Applicable Components
Directory Server IBM Lotus Domino 8.5.1 and future releases, mod levels, and their fix packs. All Applicable OS All Applicable Components
Microsoft Active Directory 2003 All Applicable OS All Applicable Components
Identity Management Tivoli Directory Server 6.1(overview) (support) All Applicable OS All Applicable Components
Tivoli Directory Server 6.2(overview) (support) All Applicable OS All Applicable Components
Sun Java System Directory Server 6.1 All Applicable OS All Applicable Components
Security Server CA SiteMinder 5.5 All Applicable OS All Applicable Components
CA SiteMinder 6.0 All Applicable OS All Applicable Components
Tivoli Access Manager for e-business 6.0 and future fix packs.(overview) (support) All Applicable OS All Applicable Components
Tivoli Access Manager for e-business 6.1 and future fix packs.(overview) (support) All Applicable OS All Applicable Components
Java SPNEGO (Simple and Protected Negotiation n/a All Applicable OS All Applicable Components
WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment 7.0 and future fix packs.(overview) (support) All Applicable OS All Applicable Components
Terminal Services 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 (typo corrected 10/14/2009)

Added 10/14/2009:  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 3.0 All Applicable OS All Applicable Components
Mozilla Firefox 3.5 All Applicable OS All Applicable Components For iNotes 8.5.1 only

Document information

More support for: IBM iNotes

Software version: 8.5.2

Operating system(s): Linux, OS X, Windows

Software edition: Edition Independent

Reference #: 7019535

Modified date: 23 August 2010


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