Connections 3.0.1 System Requirements

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Abstract

This document provides minimum system requirements for the 3.0.1 release of IBM® Connections. 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 other IBM Connections releases, see: http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg27012786

Lotus Connections 3.0.1

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Hardware Requirements
Group Applicable OS Notes
Disk Space All Applicable AIX OS

Minimum recommended disk space required by IBM Connections feature:     
•  Activities - 10 GB   for Content store     
•  Blogs - 10 GB for Content store      
•  Bookmarks - 600 MB for FavIcons     
•  Communities - 3 GB for forum content      
•  Files - 10 GB   
•  Home page - 100 MB      
•  Mobile - Not required     
•  News - 500 MB per Message Store      
•  Profiles - 30 MB for Cache files directory      
•  Search - 15 GB for Index files directory.      
•  Wikis - 10 GB      


Note:  The sizes of these directories will grow as the number of users increases.  Monitor the space availability to know when to increase capacity.  See the Administration section of the Lotus Connections Information Center for more information.    

Disk space required for:    
• Content store (Holds files, images etc)    

• File upload directory stores files uploaded to people's Blogs.
Note: must add to a shared drive if you are setting up a network deployment.    

• Cache files directory    

• Index files directory    

• Temporary download location for indexing Files content 

   Directory size planning guidance:     

•  Blogs  Default = 4MB Recommend

    4MB x # of Blogs being hosted with at least 400MB to start     

• Bookmarks The icons that are displayed on Bookmarks are stored in FavIcons file directory. This directory must have at least 150 MB of space for a deployment with 250,000 bookmarks.     

• News Message store requirement of 500MB per message store engine will be determined by deployment choice.  Network Deployment: 1 messaging engine/cluster.

• Search The disk space requirement for the search index is dependent on the amount of content in the individual Lotus Connections features and this requirement will grow as the Lotus Connections content grows.  It is recommended to ensure that a minimum of 2.5 times the size of the index directory is available to allow for operations such as index optimization.

All Applicable AIX OS

Pre-install Requirements by Lotus Connections feature:  (uncompressed)  
·    Activities                 132MB
·    Blogs                      157MB
·    Communities        140MB
·    Bookmarks            125MB
·    Files                           66MB
·    Forums                   114MB
·    Help                           55MB
·    Homepage             129MB
·    Mobile                        34MB
·    News                      117MB
·    Profiles                   170MB
·    Search                    127MB
·    Wikis                         85MB

Initial install will require 11 GB of disk space for all of Lotus Connections Components, including WAS ND, Deployment Manager and blank set of DB2 Databases.

All Applicable AIX OS

Installation Server:
• 10 MB of space required in the installer \temp directory

• 10 MB of space required in the IM repository C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data(windows)|/var/opt/ibm/installationManager directory.

• 130 MB of space required in the IM installation C:\Program Files\IBM\Installation Manager directory.

• 6G of available space for the directory which has WebSphere; Application Server installed: - Linux;
• /opt/IBM/WebSphere/AppServer - Microsoft Windows

• C:\Program Files\IBM\WebSphere\AppServer • 1G of available space for the Lotus Connections installation home directory. - Linux;:
• /opt/IBM/LotusConnections - Microsoft Windows;

• C:\Program Files\IBM\LotusConnections 2.5 GB

All Applicable AIX OS

Post Install & Configuration Requirements:
  • 100GB / system

Memory All Applicable AIX OS

Memory requirement for x86-32/64 and POWER Intel (x86-32 or x86-64 compatible server systems) and POWER systems Per Lotus Connections node:  

Application Node:  
• Two processor cores per server,  2.0 GHz CPU speed, or higher    
• Minimum 4 GB of memory for IBM Connections Server
   - For enterprise-scale deployments, at least 16 GB of memory is recommended     


Database server:    
• Two processor cores per server,  2.0 GHz CPU speed, or higher    
• Minimum 4 GB of memory
  -  For enterprise-scale deployment, at least 16 GB of memory is recommended 

  
• 50 GB of available disk space after installation and configuration of the base operating system

All Applicable AIX OS

Memory requirement for System z

Application Node:
•  At least two system z9 processors with Integrated Facility for Linux (IFL)
•   Minimum 4 GB of memory for IBM Lotus Connection Server
       o For enterprise-scale deployments, at least 16 GB of memory is recommended   

Database server:    
• Two system z9 processors with Integrated Facility for Linux (IFL)
• Minimum 6 GB of memory
  -  For enterprise-scale deployment, at least 16 GB of memory is recommended 
  
• 50 GB of available disk space after installation and configuration of the base operating system 

Operating Systems
Operating System Attributes Notes
AIX Platform listing of supported OS
AIX 6.1 TL4 POWER System Bitness: 64 Bit Tolerate
Deployment Role: Server
Hardware platform: POWER System

Power 7 (Power 7 mode and Power 6 compatibility mode)

Software Requirements
Group Product Applicable OS Notes
Application Servers WebSphere Application Server 7.0.0.21(overview) (support)

Originally certified on 7.0.0.11, validated on 7.0.0.21.

AIX 6.1 TL4 POWER System

WebSphere Application Server Required Fixes for 7.0.0.21: PM53930, PM56596, PM60895

For those running 7.0.0.19 and upgrading to 7.0.0.21, PM51981 is required.

Optional Supported Software
Group Product Applicable OS Notes
Databases DB2 9 for Linux, UNIX and Windows 9.5.0.5 All Applicable AIX OS
DB2 Enterprise Server Edition 9.7.0.2 (overview) (support) All Applicable AIX OS
Microsoft SQL Server Enterprise Edition 2005 SP3 All Applicable AIX OS
Microsoft SQL Server Enterprise Edition 2008 R2 and later Service Packs All Applicable AIX OS
Oracle Database 10g Enterprise Edition Release 2 10.2.0.4 All Applicable AIX OS
Oracle Database 11g Enterprise Edition Release 2 All Applicable AIX OS
Directory Integrator Tivoli Directory Integrator 7.0 (overview) (support) All Applicable AIX OS

Fix Pack 5 or later Fix Packs

Feed Reader Feed Reader Any All Applicable AIX OS

Any enterprise feed reader supporting Atom protocol

LDAP Servers Lotus Domino 8.0.2 (overview) (support) All Applicable AIX OS

Domino 8.x and beyond;
Fix Pack 5

Lotus Domino 8.5.3 (overview) (support) All Applicable AIX OS

Domino 8.x and beyond

Microsoft Active Directory 2003 All Applicable AIX OS

MS Active Directory 2003 SP2, ADAM

Microsoft Active Directory 2008 All Applicable AIX OS
Novell eDirectory 8.8 All Applicable AIX OS

Service Pack 5

Sun Java System Directory Server 6.3 All Applicable AIX OS
Tivoli Directory Server 6.2 (overview) (support) All Applicable AIX OS

Fix Pack 2

Lotus Product Interlock IBM Lotus Sametime Connect 8.0.2 All Applicable AIX OS See Note #2
Lotus Mashups 1.1 (overview) (support) All Applicable AIX OS
Lotus Notes 8.5 (overview) (support) All Applicable AIX OS

Fix Pack 1;
Lotus Connections Plug-in's

Lotus Notes 8.5.1 (overview) (support) All Applicable AIX OS

Fix Pack 5;
Lotus Connections Plug-in's

Lotus Notes 8.5.2 (overview) (support) All Applicable AIX OS See Note #2
Lotus Notes 8.5.3 (overview) (support) All Applicable AIX OS

Lotus Connections Plug-in's

Lotus Notes 8.0.2 (overview) (support) All Applicable AIX OS

Fix Pack 6;
Lotus Connections Plug-in's

Lotus Quickr for Domino 8.5 (overview) (support) All Applicable AIX OS

Quickr Domino

Lotus Quickr for WebSphere Portal 8.5 (overview) (support) All Applicable AIX OS

Quickr J2EE;
Lotus Connections Plug-in's

Lotus Sametime Advanced 8.5 (overview) (support) All Applicable AIX OS See Note #2
Lotus Sametime Standard 8.5.1 (overview) (support) All Applicable AIX OS See Note #2
WebSphere Portal Server 6.1.5 (overview) (support) All Applicable AIX OS

Fix Pack 2
Lotus Connections Plug-in's

WebSphere Portal Server 7.0 (overview) (support) All Applicable AIX OS See Note #2
Microsoft Office Products Microsoft Office 2003 All Applicable AIX OS See Note #2
Microsoft Office 2007 All Applicable AIX OS See Note #2
Microsoft Office 2010 All Applicable AIX OS See Note #2
Microsoft Outlook 2003 All Applicable AIX OS See Note #2
Microsoft Outlook 2007 All Applicable AIX OS See Note #2
Microsoft Outlook 2010 All Applicable AIX OS See Note #2
Microsoft SharePoint Server 2007 All Applicable AIX OS See Note #2
Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 All Applicable AIX OS See Note #2
Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 All Applicable AIX OS See Note #2
Reverse Proxy WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment 7.0 (overview) (support) List of WebSphere Edge Component Caching Proxy platforms supported

The recommended Proxy server to use is WebSphere Edge Components Caching Proxy 7.0 at  Fix level 7.0.0.4

Security Java SPNEGO (Simple and Protected Negotiation n/a All Applicable AIX OS

SPNEGO/Kerberos (WAS 7.0 based)

Not Supported by IBM Connections 3.0 Portlets for WebSphere Portal

Additional requirements for SPNEGO configurations


 

CA SiteMinder 6.0 All Applicable AIX OS

CA SiteMinder 6.0 for WebSphere

Not Supported by IBM Connections 3.0 Portlets for WebSphere Portal

 

Tivoli Access Manager for e-business 6.1 and future fix packs (overview) (support) All Applicable AIX OS

Not Supported by IBM Connections 3.0 Portlets for WebSphere Portal

6.1 Fixpack 4 and greater

Virtualization IBM PowerVM Hypervisor (LPAR, DPAR, Micro-Partition) any supported version All Applicable AIX OS
VMware ESX 4.0 All Applicable AIX OS
Virus Scanning McAfee Web Security Appliance 3300 All Applicable AIX OS
Symantec Scan Engine 5.1.7.33 All Applicable AIX OS
Web Browsers
Apple Safari 5 All Applicable AIX OS
Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 All Applicable AIX OS

RSS feeds does not support IE6 in Lotus Connections 3.0

Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0 All Applicable AIX OS
Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.0 All Applicable AIX OS
Mozilla Firefox 3.5 All Applicable AIX OS
Mozilla Firefox 3.6 All Applicable AIX OS
Web Servers IBM HTTP Server 7.0 (overview) (support) All Applicable AIX OS

IBM HTTP Server Fix Pack 11



Hardware Requirements
Group Applicable OS Notes
Disk Space All Applicable Linux OS

Minimum recommended disk space required by Lotus Connections feature:     
•  Activities - 10 GB   for Content store     
•  Blogs - 10 GB for Content store      
•  Bookmarks - 600 MB for FavIcons     
•  Communities - 3 GB for forum content      
•  Files - 10 GB   
•  Home page - 100 MB      
•  Mobile - Not required     
•  News - 500 MB per Message Store      
•  Profiles - 30 MB for Cache files directory      
•  Search - 15 GB for Index files directory.      
•  Wikis - 10 GB      


Note:  The sizes of these directories will grow as the number of users increases.  Monitor the space availability to know when to increase capacity.  See the Administration section of the Lotus Connections Information Center for more information.    

Disk space required for:    
• Content store (Holds files, images etc)    

• File upload directory stores files uploaded to people's Blogs.
Note: must add to a shared drive if you are setting up a network deployment.    

• Cache files directory    

• Index files directory    

• Temporary download location for indexing Files content 

   Directory size planning guidance:     

•  Blogs  Default = 4MB Recommend

    4MB x # of Blogs being hosted with at least 400MB to start     

• Bookmarks The icons that are displayed on Bookmarks are stored in FavIcons file directory. This directory must have at least 150 MB of space for a deployment with 250,000 bookmarks.     

• News Message store requirement of 500MB per message store engine will be determined by deployment choice.  Network Deployment: 1 messaging engine/cluster.

• Search The disk space requirement for the search index is dependent on the amount of content in the individual Lotus Connections features and this requirement will grow as the Lotus Connections content grows.  It is recommended to ensure that a minimum of 2.5 times the size of the index directory is available to allow for operations such as index optimization.

All Applicable Linux OS

Pre-install Requirements by Lotus Connections feature:  (uncompressed)  
·    Activities                 132MB
·    Blogs                      157MB
·    Communities        140MB
·    Bookmarks            125MB
·    Files                           66MB
·    Forums                   114MB
·    Help                           55MB
·    Homepage             129MB
·    Mobile                        34MB
·    News                      117MB
·    Profiles                   170MB
·    Search                    127MB
·    Wikis                         85MB

Initial install will require 11 GB of disk space for all of Lotus Connections Components, including WAS ND, Deployment Manager and blank set of DB2 Databases.

All Applicable Linux OS

Installation Server:
• 10 MB of space required in the installer \temp directory

• 10 MB of space required in the IM repository C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data(windows)|/var/opt/ibm/installationManager directory.

• 130 MB of space required in the IM installation C:\Program Files\IBM\Installation Manager directory.

• 6G of available space for the directory which has WebSphere; Application Server installed: - Linux;
• /opt/IBM/WebSphere/AppServer - Microsoft Windows

• C:\Program Files\IBM\WebSphere\AppServer • 1G of available space for the Lotus Connections installation home directory. - Linux;:
• /opt/IBM/LotusConnections - Microsoft Windows;

• C:\Program Files\IBM\LotusConnections 2.5 GB

All Applicable Linux OS

Post Install & Configuration Requirements:
  • 100GB / system

Memory All Applicable Linux OS

Memory requirement for x86-32/64 and POWER Intel (x86-32 or x86-64 compatible server systems) and POWER systems Per Lotus Connections node:  

Application Node:  
• Two processor cores per server,  2.0 GHz CPU speed, or higher    
• Minimum 4 GB of memory for IBM Connections Server
   - For enterprise-scale deployments, at least 16 GB of memory is recommended     


Database server:    
• Two processor cores per server,  2.0 GHz CPU speed, or higher    
• Minimum 4 GB of memory
  -  For enterprise-scale deployment, at least 16 GB of memory is recommended 

  
• 50 GB of available disk space after installation and configuration of the base operating system

All Applicable Linux OS

Memory requirement for System z

Application Node:
•  At least two system z9 processors with Integrated Facility for Linux (IFL)
•   Minimum 4 GB of memory for IBM Lotus Connection Server
       o For enterprise-scale deployments, at least 16 GB of memory is recommended   

Database server:    
• Two system z9 processors with Integrated Facility for Linux (IFL)
• Minimum 6 GB of memory
  -  For enterprise-scale deployment, at least 16 GB of memory is recommended 
  
• 50 GB of available disk space after installation and configuration of the base operating system 

Operating Systems
Operating System Attributes Notes
Linux Platform listing of supported OS
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5.0 Update 4 Advanced Platform System z Bitness: 64 Bit Tolerate
Deployment Role: Server
Hardware platform: System z
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5.0 Update 4 Advanced Platform x86-64 Bitness: 64 Bit Tolerate
Deployment Role: Server
Hardware platform: x86-64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5.0 Update 4 Desktop editions x86-32 Bitness: 32 Bit
Deployment Role: Desktop
Hardware platform: x86-32
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop (SLED) 11.0 x86-32 Bitness: 32 Bit
Deployment Role: Desktop
Hardware platform: x86-32
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 10.0 SP2 System z Bitness: 31 Bit
Deployment Role: Server
Hardware platform: System z
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 10.0 x86-32 Bitness: 32 Bit
Deployment Role: Server
Hardware platform: x86-32
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 11.0 System z Bitness: 64 Bit Tolerate
Deployment Role: Server
Hardware platform: System z
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 11.0 x86-64 Bitness: 64 Bit Tolerate
Deployment Role: Server
Hardware platform: x86-64
Software Requirements
Group Product Applicable OS Notes
Application Servers WebSphere Application Server 7.0.0.21 (overview) (support)

Originally certified on 7.0.0.11, validated on 7.0.0.21.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5.0 Update 4 Advanced Platform System z,
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5.0 Update 4 Advanced Platform x86-64,
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5.0 Update 4 Desktop editions x86-32,
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop (SLED) 11.0 x86-32,
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 10.0 SP2 System z,
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 10.0 x86-32,
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 11.0 System z,
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 11.0 x86-64

WebSphere Application Server Required Fixes for 7.0.0.21: PM53930, PM56596, PM60895

For those running 7.0.0.19 and upgrading to 7.0.0.21, PM51981 is required.

Optional Supported Software
Group Product Applicable OS Notes
Databases DB2 9 for Linux, UNIX and Windows 9.5.0.5 All Applicable Linux OS
DB2 Enterprise Server Edition 9.7.0.2 (overview) (support) All Applicable Linux OS
Microsoft SQL Server Enterprise Edition 2005 SP3 All Applicable Linux OS
Microsoft SQL Server Enterprise Edition 2008 R2 and later Service Packs All Applicable Linux OS
Oracle Database 10g Enterprise Edition Release 2 10.2.0.4 All Applicable Linux OS
Oracle Database 11g Enterprise Edition Release 2 All Applicable Linux OS
Directory Integrator Tivoli Directory Integrator 7.0 (overview) (support) All Applicable Linux OS

Fix Pack 5 or later Fix Packs

Feed Reader Feed Reader Any All Applicable Linux OS

Any enterprise feed reader supporting Atom protocol

LDAP Servers Lotus Domino 8.0.2 (overview) (support) All Applicable Linux OS

Domino 8.x and beyond;
Fix Pack 5

Lotus Domino 8.5.3 (overview) (support) All Applicable Linux OS

Domino 8.x and beyond

Microsoft Active Directory 2003 All Applicable Linux OS

MS Active Directory 2003 SP2, ADAM

Microsoft Active Directory 2008 All Applicable Linux OS
Novell eDirectory 8.8 All Applicable Linux OS

Service Pack 5

Sun Java System Directory Server 6.3 All Applicable Linux OS
Tivoli Directory Server 6.2 (overview) (support) All Applicable Linux OS

Fix Pack 2

Lotus Product Interlock IBM Lotus Sametime Connect 8.0.2 All Applicable Linux OS See Note #2
Lotus Mashups 1.1 (overview) (support) All Applicable Linux OS
Lotus Notes 8.5 (overview) (support) All Applicable Linux OS

Fix Pack 1;
Lotus Connections Plug-in's

Lotus Notes 8.5.1 (overview) (support) All Applicable Linux OS

Fix Pack 5;
Lotus Connections Plug-in's

Lotus Notes 8.5.2 (overview) (support) All Applicable Linux OS See Note #2
Lotus Notes 8.0.2 (overview) (support) All Applicable Linux OS

Fix Pack 6;
Lotus Connections Plug-in's

Lotus Quickr for Domino 8.5 (overview) (support) All Applicable Linux OS

Quickr Domino

Lotus Quickr for WebSphere Portal 8.5 (overview) (support) All Applicable Linux OS

Quickr J2EE;
Lotus Connections Plug-in's

Lotus Sametime Advanced 8.5 (overview) (support) All Applicable Linux OS See Note #2
Lotus Sametime Standard 8.5.1 (overview) (support) All Applicable Linux OS See Note #2
WebSphere Portal Server 6.1.5 (overview) (support) All Applicable Linux OS

Fix Pack 2
Lotus Connections Plug-in's

WebSphere Portal Server 7.0 (overview) (support) All Applicable Linux OS See Note #2
Microsoft Office Products Microsoft Office 2003 All Applicable Linux OS See Note #2
Microsoft Office 2007 All Applicable Linux OS See Note #2
Microsoft Office 2010 All Applicable Linux OS See Note #2
Microsoft Outlook 2003 All Applicable Linux OS See Note #2
Microsoft Outlook 2007 All Applicable Linux OS See Note #2
Microsoft Outlook 2010 All Applicable Linux OS See Note #2
Microsoft SharePoint Server 2007 All Applicable Linux OS See Note #2
Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 All Applicable Linux OS See Note #2
Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 All Applicable Linux OS See Note #2
Reverse Proxy WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment 7.0 (overview) (support) All Applicable Linux OS

The recommended Proxy server to use is WebSphere Edge Components Caching Proxy 7.0 at  Fix level 7.0.0.4

Security Java SPNEGO (Simple and Protected Negotiation n/a All Applicable Linux OS

SPNEGO/Kerberos (WAS 7.0 based)

Not Supported by IBM Connections 3.0 Portlets for WebSphere Portal

Additional requirements for SPNEGO configurations


 

CA SiteMinder 6.0 All Applicable Linux OS

CA SiteMinder 6.0 for WebSphere

Not Supported by IBM Connections 3.0 Portlets for WebSphere Portal

 

Tivoli Access Manager for e-business 6.1 and future fix packs (overview) (support) All Applicable Linux OS

Not Supported by IBM Connections 3.0 Portlets for WebSphere Portal

6.1 Fixpack 4 and greater

Virtualization IBM PowerVM Hypervisor (LPAR, DPAR, Micro-Partition) any supported version All Applicable Linux OS
IBM PR/SM any version All Applicable Linux OS
VMware ESX 4.0 All Applicable Linux OS
z/VM 6.1 (overview) All Applicable Linux OS
Virus Scanning McAfee Web Security Appliance 3300 All Applicable Linux OS
Symantec Scan Engine 5.1.7.33 All Applicable Linux OS
Web Browsers
Apple Safari 5 All Applicable Linux OS
Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 All Applicable Linux OS

RSS feeds does not support IE6 in Lotus Connections 3.0

Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0 All Applicable Linux OS
Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.0 All Applicable Linux OS
Mozilla Firefox 3.5 All Applicable Linux OS
Mozilla Firefox 3.6 All Applicable Linux OS
Web Servers IBM HTTP Server 7.0 (overview) (support) All Applicable Linux OS

IBM HTTP Server Fix Pack 11


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Operating Systems
Operating System Attributes Notes
Mac OS Platform listing of supported OS
Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard x86-32 Bitness: 32 Bit
Deployment Role: Desktop
Hardware platform: x86-32
Optional Supported Software
Group Product Applicable OS Notes
Web Browsers Apple Safari 5.0 All Applicable

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Operating Systems
Operating System Attributes
Mobile OS Platform listing of supported OS
Android 2.0
Android 2.2 and higher (microbrowser and available app)
Deployment Role: Mobile Device
Blackberry 6.0 and future fixpacks (microbrowser and available app) Deployment Role: Mobile Device
Blackberry 7.0 and future releases (microbrowser and available app) Deployment Role: Mobile Device
iOS 4 (microbrowser and available app) Deployment Role: Mobile Device
iOS 5 (microbrowser and available app) Deployment Role: Mobile Device
Nokia Series 60 5.0 5th Edition Deployment Role: Mobile Device
Nokia Series 60 Feature Pack 2 3.2 3rd Edition Bitness: 32 Bit
Deployment Role: Mobile Device
Optional Supported Software
Group Product Applicable OS Notes
Mobile Device Apple iPhone 4 iOS 4,
iOS 5
See Note #1
Apple iPhone 4S iOS 5 See Note #1
Apple iPad iOS 4,
iOS 5
See Note #1
Apple iPad 2 iOS4,
iOS 5
See Note #1
Apple iPod touch 2nd generation iOS 4 See Note #1
Apple iPod touch 3rd generation iOS 4,
iOS 5
See Note #1
Apple iPod touch 4th generation iOS 4,
iOS 5
See Note #1
Nokia Series 60 3.x Nokia Series 60 Feature Pack 2 3.2 3rd Edition

All supported

  • Symbian OS versions
  • Nokia S60 Browsers
Nokia Series 60 5.x Nokia Series 60 5.0 5th Edition

All supported

  • Symbian OS versions
  • Nokia S60 Browsers
Web Browser Device's Supported WebKit based Browser All Applicable Mobile OS We support mobile native WebKit based browsers for all applicable mobile devices.


Hardware Requirements
Group Applicable OS Notes
Disk Space All Applicable Windows OS

Minimum recommended disk space required by Lotus Connections feature:     
•  Activities - 10 GB   for Content store     
•  Blogs - 10 GB for Content store      
•  Bookmarks - 600 MB for FavIcons     
•  Communities - 3 GB for forum content      
•  Files - 10 GB   
•  Home page - 100 MB      
•  Mobile - Not required     
•  News - 500 MB per Message Store      
•  Profiles - 30 MB for Cache files directory      
•  Search - 15 GB for Index files directory.      
•  Wikis - 10 GB      


Note:  The sizes of these directories will grow as the number of users increases.  Monitor the space availability to know when to increase capacity.  See the Administration section of the Lotus Connections Information Center for more information.    

Disk space required for:    
• Content store (Holds files, images etc)    

• File upload directory stores files uploaded to people's Blogs.
Note: must add to a shared drive if you are setting up a network deployment.    

• Cache files directory    

• Index files directory    

• Temporary download location for indexing Files content 

   Directory size planning guidance:     

•  Blogs  Default = 4MB Recommend

    4MB x # of Blogs being hosted with at least 400MB to start     

• Bookmarks The icons that are displayed on Bookmarks are stored in FavIcons file directory. This directory must have at least 150 MB of space for a deployment with 250,000 bookmarks.     

• News Message store requirement of 500MB per message store engine will be determined by deployment choice.  Network Deployment: 1 messaging engine/cluster.

• Search The disk space requirement for the search index is dependent on the amount of content in the individual Lotus Connections features and this requirement will grow as the Lotus Connections content grows.  It is recommended to ensure that a minimum of 2.5 times the size of the index directory is available to allow for operations such as index optimization.

All Applicable Windows OS

Pre-install Requirements by Lotus Connections feature:  (uncompressed)  
·    Activities                 132MB
·    Blogs                      157MB
·    Communities        140MB
·    Bookmarks            125MB
·    Files                           66MB
·    Forums                   114MB
·    Help                           55MB
·    Homepage             129MB
·    Mobile                        34MB
·    News                      117MB
·    Profiles                   170MB
·    Search                    127MB
·    Wikis                         85MB

Initial install will require 11 GB of disk space for all of Lotus Connections Components, including WAS ND, Deployment Manager and blank set of DB2 Databases.

All Applicable Windows OS

Installation Server:
• 10 MB of space required in the installer \temp directory

• 10 MB of space required in the IM repository C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data(windows)|/var/opt/ibm/installationManager directory.

• 130 MB of space required in the IM installation C:\Program Files\IBM\Installation Manager directory.

• 6G of available space for the directory which has WebSphere; Application Server installed: - Linux;
• /opt/IBM/WebSphere/AppServer - Microsoft Windows

• C:\Program Files\IBM\WebSphere\AppServer • 1G of available space for the Lotus Connections installation home directory. - Linux;:
• /opt/IBM/LotusConnections - Microsoft Windows;

• C:\Program Files\IBM\LotusConnections 2.5 GB

All Applicable Windows OS

Post Install & Configuration Requirements:
  • 100GB / system

Memory All Applicable Windows OS

Memory requirement for x86-32/64 and POWER Intel (x86-32 or x86-64 compatible server systems) and POWER systems Per Lotus Connections node:  

Application Node:  
• Two processor cores per server,  2.0 GHz CPU speed, or higher    
• Minimum 4 GB of memory for IBM Connections Server
   - For enterprise-scale deployments, at least 16 GB of memory is recommended     


Database server:    
• Two processor cores per server,  2.0 GHz CPU speed, or higher    
• Minimum 4 GB of memory
  -  For enterprise-scale deployment, at least 16 GB of memory is recommended 

  
• 50 GB of available disk space after installation and configuration of the base operating system

All Applicable Windows OS

Memory requirement for System z

Application Node:
•  At least two system z9 processors with Integrated Facility for Linux (IFL)
•   Minimum 4 GB of memory for IBM Lotus Connection Server
       o For enterprise-scale deployments, at least 16 GB of memory is recommended   

Database server:    
• Two system z9 processors with Integrated Facility for Linux (IFL)
• Minimum 6 GB of memory
  -  For enterprise-scale deployment, at least 16 GB of memory is recommended 
  
• 50 GB of available disk space after installation and configuration of the base operating system 

Operating Systems
Operating System Attributes Notes
Windows Platform listing of supported OS
Windows 7 Professional x86-32 Bitness: 32 Bit
Deployment Role: Desktop
Hardware platform: x86-32
Windows 7 Professional x86-64 Bitness: 64 Bit Tolerate
Deployment Role: Desktop
Hardware platform: x86-64
Windows Server 2003 SP2 Enterprise Edition x86-32 Bitness: 32 Bit
Deployment Role: Server
Hardware platform: x86-32
Windows Server 2003 SP2 Standard Edition x86-32 Bitness: 32 Bit
Deployment Role: Server
Hardware platform: x86-32
Windows Server 2008 Enterprise Edition x86-64 Bitness: 64 Bit Tolerate
Deployment Role: Server
Hardware platform: x86-64
Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise Edition x86-64 and future OS fix packs Bitness: 64 Bit Tolerate
Deployment Role: Server
Hardware platform: x86-64
Windows Vista SP2 Enterprise x86-32 Bitness: 32 Bit
Deployment Role: Desktop
Hardware platform: x86-32
Windows XP SP3 Professional x86-32 Bitness: 32 Bit
Deployment Role: Desktop
Hardware platform: x86-32
Software Requirements
Group Product Applicable OS Notes
Application Servers WebSphere Application Server 7.0.0.21 (overview) (support)

Originally certified on 7.0.0.11, validated on 7.0.0.21.

Windows 7 Professional x86-32,
Windows 7 Professional x86-64,
Windows Server 2003 SP2 Enterprise Edition x86-32,
Windows Server 2003 SP2 Standard Edition x86-32,
Windows Server 2008 Enterprise Edition x86-64,
Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise Edition x86-64,
Windows Vista SP2 Enterprise x86-32,
Windows XP SP3 Professional x86-32

WebSphere Application Server Required Fixes for 7.0.0.21: PM53930, PM56596, PM60895

For those running 7.0.0.19 and upgrading to 7.0.0.21, PM51981 is required.

Optional Supported Software
Group Product Applicable OS Notes
Databases DB2 9 for Linux, UNIX and Windows 9.5.0.5 All Applicable Windows OS
DB2 Enterprise Server Edition 9.7.0.2 (overview) (support) All Applicable Windows OS
Microsoft SQL Server Enterprise Edition 2005 SP3 All Applicable Windows OS
Microsoft SQL Server Enterprise Edition 2008 R2 and later Service Packs All Applicable Windows OS
Oracle Database 10g Enterprise Edition Release 2 10.2.0.4 All Applicable Windows OS
Oracle Database 11g Enterprise Edition Release 2 All Applicable Windows OS
Directory Integrator Tivoli Directory Integrator 7.0 (overview) (support) All Applicable Windows OS

Fix Pack 5 or later Fix Packs

Feed Reader Feed Reader Any All Applicable Windows OS

Any enterprise feed reader supporting Atom protocol

LDAP Servers Lotus Domino 8.0.2 (overview) (support) All Applicable Windows OS

Domino 8.x and beyond;
Fix Pack 5

Lotus Domino 8.5.3 (overview) (support) All Applicable Windows OS

Domino 8.x and beyond

Microsoft Active Directory 2003 All Applicable Windows OS

MS Active Directory 2003 SP2, ADAM

Microsoft Active Directory 2008 All Applicable Windows OS
Novell eDirectory 8.8 All Applicable Windows OS

Service Pack 5

Sun Java System Directory Server 6.3 All Applicable Windows OS
Tivoli Directory Server 6.2 (overview) (support) All Applicable Windows OS

Fix Pack 2

Lotus Product Interlock IBM Lotus Sametime Connect 8.0.2 All Applicable Windows OS See Note #2
Lotus Mashups 1.1 (overview) (support) All Applicable Windows OS
Lotus Notes 8.5 (overview) (support) All Applicable Windows OS

Fix Pack 1;
Lotus Connections Plug-in's

Lotus Notes 8.5.1 (overview) (support) All Applicable Windows OS

Fix Pack 5;
Lotus Connections Plug-in's

Lotus Notes 8.5.2 (overview) (support) All Applicable Windows OS See Note #2
Lotus Notes 8.0.2 (overview) (support) All Applicable Windows OS

Fix Pack 6;
Lotus Connections Plug-in's

Lotus Quickr for Domino 8.5 (overview) (support) All Applicable Windows OS

Quickr Domino

Lotus Quickr for WebSphere Portal 8.5 (overview) (support) All Applicable Windows OS

Quickr J2EE;
Lotus Connections Plug-in's

Lotus Sametime Advanced 8.5 (overview) (support) All Applicable Windows OS See Note #2
Lotus Sametime Standard 8.5.1 (overview) (support) All Applicable Windows OS See Note #2
WebSphere Portal Server 6.1.5 (overview) (support) All Applicable Windows OS

Fix Pack 2
Lotus Connections Plug-in's

WebSphere Portal Server 7.0 (overview) (support) All Applicable Windows OS See Note #2
Microsoft Office Products Microsoft Office 2003 All Applicable Windows OS See Note #2
Microsoft Office 2007 All Applicable Windows OS See Note #2
Microsoft Office 2010 All Applicable Windows OS See Note #2
Microsoft Outlook 2003 All Applicable Windows OS See Note #2
Microsoft Outlook 2007 All Applicable Windows OS See Note #2
Microsoft Outlook 2010 All Applicable Windows OS See Note #2
Microsoft SharePoint Server 2007 All Applicable Windows OS See Note #2
Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 All Applicable Windows OS See Note #2
Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 All Applicable Windows OS See Note #2
Reverse Proxy WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment 7.0 (overview) (support) All Applicable Windows OS

The recommended Proxy server to use is WebSphere Edge Components Caching Proxy 7.0 at  Fix level 7.0.0.4

Security Java SPNEGO (Simple and Protected Negotiation n/a All Applicable Windows OS

SPNEGO/Kerberos (WAS 7.0 based)

Not Supported by IBM Connections 3.0 Portlets for WebSphere Portal

Additional requirements for SPNEGO configurations


 

CA SiteMinder 6.0 All Applicable Windows OS

CA SiteMinder 6.0 for WebSphere

Not Supported by IBM Connections 3.0 Portlets for WebSphere Portal

 

Tivoli Access Manager for e-business 6.1 and future fix packs (overview) (support) All Applicable Windows OS

Not Supported by IBM Connections 3.0 Portlets for WebSphere Portal

6.1 Fixpack 4 and greater

Virtualization VMware ESX 4.0 All Applicable Windows OS
Virus Scanning McAfee Web Security Appliance 3300 All Applicable Windows OS
Symantec Scan Engine 5.1.7.33 All Applicable Windows OS
Web Browsers Apple Safari 5 All Applicable Windows OS
Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 All Applicable Windows OS

RSS feeds does not support IE6 in Lotus Connections 3.0

Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0 All Applicable Windows OS
Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.0 All Applicable Windows OS
Mozilla Firefox 3.5 All Applicable Windows OS
Mozilla Firefox 3.6 All Applicable Windows OS
Web Servers IBM HTTP Server 7.0 (overview) (support) All Applicable Windows OS

IBM HTTP Server Fix Pack 11


Notes

  • Note #1:

    All supported WebKit browsers

    • iPhone OS versions
    • Safari browsers
  • Note #2:

    Lotus Connections Plug-in's

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More support for:

IBM Connections
Install

Software version:

3.0.1

Operating system(s):

AIX, Linux, Linux zSeries, Mac OS X, Mobile OS, Windows

Software edition:

Edition Independent

Reference #:

7021342

Modified date:

2012-07-10

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