IBM Lotus Domino 8.5.3 System Requirements

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This document provides minimum system requirements for the 8.5.3 release of IBM Lotus® Domino. 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 Administrator, Lotus Domino Designer, Lotus Notes, and Lotus Notes Traveler, see: http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=475&uid=swg27007909

For detailed system requirements for IBM iNotes, see: http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg27007763

For detailed system requirements for IBM Enterprise Integrator for Domino, see: https://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg27011525

For IBM i platform-specific information see: http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=463&uid=swg27013148

For specific install requirements for Linux see: http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg27013075 and http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21455332

Support for Windows 2012 R2 was added with 8.5.3 FP6. For more information see: http://www-10.lotus.com/ldd/fixlist.nsf/8d1c0550e6242b69852570c900549a74/2ca7aa993e50ba8285257c1d006472bd?OpenDocument

Lotus Domino 8.5.3

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Hardware Requirements
Group Notes
Disk Space
  • 1.5 GB   minimum
                                                                                                                
  • 1.5 GB   or more recommended
Disk  swap  space
  •  Same amount as physical RAM required;  2 times physical RAM recommended

 
Display
  • Any standard display (local or remote)
Memory
  • 512 MB minimum
  • 512 MB or more recommended per CPU
Network Protocols
  • TCP/IP (includes IPv6)
Processor
  • Power 4 and higher
Operating Systems
Operating System Attributes Notes
AIX Platform listing of supported OS
AIX 5.3 TL7 POWER System and future OS fix packs Bitness: 32 Bit, 64 Bit Exploit
Deployment Role: Server
Hardware platform: POWER System
  • 64-bit kernel
AIX 6.1 POWER System and future OS fix packs Bitness: 32 Bit, 64 Bit Exploit
Deployment Role: Server
Hardware platform: POWER System
  • 64-bit kernel
  • Service Pack 4, APAR IZ10223, APAR IZ09961, APAR IZ10288, APAR IZ08022
AIX 7.1 POWER System and future OS fix packs Bitness: 32 Bit, 64 Bit Exploit
Deployment Role: Server
Hardware platform: POWER System
  • 64-bit kernel
Optional Supported Software
Group Product Notes
Databases DB2 9 for Linux, UNIX and Windows 9.1.0.5
  • DB2NSF limited availability
  • Enterprise Server Ed
  • Domino 64bit is not a supported Domino/DB2 configuration.
  • Server Domino/DB2 Configurations:
  • local configurations - DB2 and Domino installed on the same server
  • remote configurations, same platform - DB2 and Domino reside on separate servers that are each running the same OS
  • remote configurations, mixed platform - DB2 resides on an AIX or LINUX server, Domino resides on a Windows server
DB2 Workgroup Server Edition 9.1 (overview) (support)
  • DB2NSF limited availability
  • fp5
  • Domino 64bit is not a supported Domino/DB2 configuration.
  • Server Domino/DB2 Configurations:
  • local configurations - DB2 and Domino installed on the same server
  • remote configurations, same platform - DB2 and Domino reside on separate servers that are each running the same OS
  • remote configurations, mixed platform - DB2 resides on an AIX or LINUX server, Domino resides on a Windows server
IBM ODBC Driver 5.3.3 and future fix packs
  • IBM ODBC 5.3.3 32-bit driver should be installed on the local machine to connect to the databases using ODBC driver. IBM ODBC 5.3.3 is available as a separate download for Windows, AIX, Solaris, Linux. IBM ODBC 5.3.3  is pre-installed with Domino 8.5.3 on IBM i.
IBM ODBC Driver 5.3.3 64-bit

64 bit OS:

  • IBM ODBC 5.3.3 driver should be installed on the local machine to connect to the databases using ODBC driver for 64-bit Domino and LEI.
  • IBM ODBC 5.3.3 64-bit is available as a separate download for Windows and AIX 64-bit.
Virtualization Application Workload Partition (WPAR) AIX 6.1
Application Workload Partition (WPAR) AIX 7.1
IBM PowerVM Hypervisor (LPAR, DPAR, Micro-Partition) any supported version
WPAR: Product installed in Global AIX Instance, executed in System Workload Partition AIX 6.1
WPAR: Product installed in Global AIX Instance, executed in System Workload Partition AIX 7.1
WPAR: Product installed in System Workload Partition AIX 6.1
WPAR: Product installed in System Workload Partition AIX 7.1
Web Browsers Apple Safari 3.0
Apple Safari 4.0
Apple Safari 5.0
Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0
  • for Windows XP
Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0
  • For Vista, v 7.0.6000.16448 or better
  • For XP, 7.0.5730.11 or better
Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.0
Microsoft Internet Explorer 9.0
Mozilla Firefox 3.0
Mozilla Firefox 3.5
Mozilla Firefox 4.0
Mozilla Firefox 5.0

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Hardware Requirements
Group Notes
Disk Space
  • 2 GB minimum
  • 4 or more drives recommended
Memory
  • 512 MB minimum
  • 512 MB or more recommended per Domino server
Processor
  • IBM Power™ 520 Express and above,  System i 9407-515, 9406-520, 9406-525 and above, System i 9405-520 Express models and 9406-520 Value models WITH accelerator processor feature, eServer i5 520-0901 and above, iSeries 270, 800-2464 and above, 810, 820, 825, 830, 840, 870 or 890.
    See also "Domino 8.5 for i - Hardware requirements"
Operating Systems
Operating System Attributes Notes
IBM i Platform listing of supported OS
IBM i 5.4 POWER System and future OS fix packs Bitness: 64 Bit Exploit
Deployment Role: Server
Hardware platform: POWER System
  • 128 bit
  • NSFDB2 not supported
IBM i 6.1 POWER System and future OS fix packs Bitness: 64 Bit Exploit
Deployment Role: Server
Hardware platform: POWER System
  • 128 bit
  • NSFDB2  not supported
IBM i 7.1 POWER System and future OS fix packs Bitness: 64 Bit Exploit
Deployment Role: Server
Hardware platform: POWER System
  • 128 bit
  • NSFDB2 not supported
  • IBM i  only runs on 64-bit hardware and has been enabled for 64-bit for a long time. IBM i  also provides 128-bit pointer capability. This means that all software that runs on IBM i , including Domino, is 64-bit capable and typically uses 128-bit pointers.
Optional Supported Software
Group Product Notes
Databases IBM ODBC Driver 5.3.3 and future fix packs
  • IBM ODBC 5.3.3 32-bit driver should be installed on the local machine to connect to the databases using ODBC driver. IBM ODBC 5.3.3 is available as a separate download for Windows, AIX, Solaris, Linux. IBM ODBC 5.3.3  is pre-installed with Domino 8.5.3 on IBM i.
Virtualization IBM PowerVM Hypervisor (LPAR, DPAR, Micro-Partition) any supported version
Web Browsers Apple Safari 3.0
Apple Safari 4.0
Apple Safari 5.0
Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0
  • for Windows XP
Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0
  • For Vista, v 7.0.6000.16448 or better
  • For XP, 7.0.5730.11 or better
Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.0
Microsoft Internet Explorer 9.0
Mozilla Firefox 3.0
Mozilla Firefox 3.5
Mozilla Firefox 4.0
Mozilla Firefox 5.0

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Hardware Requirements
Group Notes
Disk Space
  • 1.5 GB minimum
  • 1.5 GB or more recommended
Disk swap space
  • Same amount as physical RAM required;2 times physical RAM  recommended
Applies to System z hardware:
  • 2.5 GB minimum
  • 2.5 GB or more recommended
Display
  • Any standard display (local or remote)
Memory
  • 512 MB minimum
  • 512 MB or more recommended per CPU
Applies to System z hardware:
  • 1 GB minimum
  • 2 GB or more recommended
Network Protocols
  • TCP/IP (includes IPv6)
Processor
  • Intel Pentium or higher and compatibles (32-bit  and 64-bit chips as appropriate), or equivalents
Applies to System z hardware:
  • Any that supports your release level of Linux on System z
Operating Systems
Operating System Attributes Notes
Linux Platform listing of supported OS
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5 Advanced Platform System z and future OS fix packs Bitness: 64 Bit Exploit
Deployment Role: Server
Hardware platform: System z
  • XGL and SELinux must be disabled
  • NSFDB2 not supported
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5 Advanced Platform x86-32 and future OS fix packs Bitness: 32 Bit
Deployment Role: Server
Hardware platform: x86-32
  • XGL and SELinux must be disabled
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5 Advanced Platform x86-64 and future OS fix packs Bitness: 32 Bit
Deployment Role: Server
Hardware platform: x86-64
  • XGL and SELinux must be disabled
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5 x86-64 and future OS fix packs Bitness: 32 Bit
Deployment Role: Server
Hardware platform: x86-64

•  XGL and SELinux must be disabled

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) Server 6 System z and future OS fix packs Bitness: 64 Bit Exploit
Deployment Role: Server
Hardware platform: System z
  • XGL and SELinux must be disabled
  • NSFDB2 not supported
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) Server 6 x86-32 and future OS fix packs Bitness: 32 Bit
Deployment Role: Server
Hardware platform: x86-32
  • XGL and SELinux must be disabled
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) Server 6 x86-64 and future OS fix packs Bitness: 32 Bit
Deployment Role: Server
Hardware platform: x86-64
  • XGL and SELinux must be disabled
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 10 System z and future OS fix packs Bitness: 64 Bit Exploit
Deployment Role: Server
Hardware platform: System z
  • XGL and SELinux must be disabled
  • NSFDB2 not supported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 10 x86-32 and future OS fix packs Bitness: 32 Bit
Deployment Role: Server
Hardware platform: x86-32
  • XGL and SELinux must be disabled
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 10 x86-64 and future OS fix packs Bitness: 32 Bit
Deployment Role: Server
Hardware platform: x86-64
  • XGL and SELinux must be disabled
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 11 System z and future OS fix packs Bitness: 64 Bit Exploit
Deployment Role: Server
Hardware platform: System z
  • XGL and SELinux must be disabled
  • NSFDB2 not supported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 11 x86-32 and future OS fix packs Bitness: 32 Bit
Deployment Role: Server
Hardware platform: x86-32
  • XGL and SELinux must be disabled
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 11 x86-64 and future OS fix packs Bitness: 32 Bit
Deployment Role: Server
Hardware platform: x86-64
  • XGL and SELinux must be disabled
Optional Supported Software
Group Product Notes
Databases DB2 9 for Linux, UNIX and Windows 9.1.0.5
  • DB2NSF limited availability
  • Enterprise Server Ed
  • Domino 64bit is not a supported Domino/DB2 configuration.
  • Server Domino/DB2 Configurations:
  • local configurations - DB2 and Domino installed on the same server
  • remote configurations, same platform - DB2 and Domino reside on separate servers that are each running the same OS
  • remote configurations, mixed platform - DB2 resides on an AIX or LINUX server, Domino resides on a Windows server
DB2 Workgroup Server Edition 9.1 (overview) (support)
  • DB2NSF limited availability
  • fp5
  • Domino 64bit is not a supported Domino/DB2 configuration.
  • Server Domino/DB2 Configurations:
  • local configurations - DB2 and Domino installed on the same server
  • remote configurations, same platform - DB2 and Domino reside on separate servers that are each running the same OS
  • remote configurations, mixed platform - DB2 resides on an AIX or LINUX server, Domino resides on a Windows server
IBM ODBC Driver 5.3.3 and future fix packs
  • IBM ODBC 5.3.3 32-bit driver should be installed on the local machine to connect to the databases using ODBC driver. IBM ODBC 5.3.3 is available as a separate download for Windows, AIX, Solaris, Linux. IBM ODBC 5.3.3  is pre-installed with Domino 8.5.3 on IBM i.
Virtualization IBM PR/SM any version
  • applies to System z hardware
VMware ESXi 4.0
z/VM 6.1 (overview)
  • applies to System z hardware
Web Browsers Apple Safari 3.0
Apple Safari 4.0
Apple Safari 5.0
Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0
  • for Windows XP
Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0
  • For Vista, v 7.0.6000.16448 or better
  • For XP, 7.0.5730.11 or better
Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.0
Microsoft Internet Explorer 9.0
Mozilla Firefox 3.0
Mozilla Firefox 3.5
Mozilla Firefox 4.0
Mozilla Firefox 5.0

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Hardware Requirements
Group Notes
Disk Space
  • 1.5  GB minimum
  • 1.5  GB or more recommended
Disk swap space
  • Same amount as physical RAM required;2   times physical RAM recommended
Display
  • Any standard display (local or remote)
Memory
  • 512 MB minimum
  • 512 MB or more recommended per CPU
Network Protocols
  • TCP/IP (includes IPv6)
Processor
  • UltraSPARC III and higher
Operating Systems
Operating System Attributes Notes
Solaris Platform listing of supported OS
Solaris 10 SPARC and future OS fix packs Bitness: 32 Bit
Deployment Role: Server
Hardware platform: SPARC
  • NSFDB2 not supported
  • The 64-bit kernel must be installed and in use, even though the OS will only deliver 32-bit for the Domino 32-bit server. The use of the 32-bit kernel is no longer supported. For more information see "FAQ: 64-bit version of Domino".  Please see the OS vendor documentation for questions on enabling/using the 64-bit kernel.  On Solaris, the 64-bit kernel is used by default on supported hardware.
Optional Supported Software
Group Product Notes
Databases IBM ODBC Driver 5.3.3 and future fix packs
  • IBM ODBC 5.3.3 32-bit driver should be installed on the local machine to connect to the databases using ODBC driver. IBM ODBC 5.3.3 is available as a separate download for Windows, AIX, Solaris, Linux. IBM ODBC 5.3.3  is pre-installed with Domino 8.5.3 on IBM i.
Virtualization Sun Solaris 10 Global/Local Zones (SPARC) 10
Web Browsers Apple Safari 3.0
Apple Safari 4.0
Apple Safari 5.0
Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0
  • for Windows XP
Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0
  • For Vista, v 7.0.6000.16448 or better
  • For XP, 7.0.5730.11 or better
Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.0
Microsoft Internet Explorer 9.0
Mozilla Firefox 3.0
Mozilla Firefox 3.5
Mozilla Firefox 4.0
Mozilla Firefox 5.0

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Hardware Requirements
Group Notes
Disk Space
  • 1.5 GB minimum per partition
Disk swap space:
  • 2 times the physical RAM installed
  • 500 MB of free disk space for database and log files
Display
  • Color monitor required
Memory
  • 512 MB minimum
  • 512 MB or more recommended per CPU
Network Protocols
  • TCP/IP (includes IPv6)
Processor
  • Intel Pentium or higher and compatibles (32-bit  and 64-bit chips as appropriate), or equivalents
  • 64 bit Domino Server:  Intel EMT64 or higher and compatibles, or equivalents
Operating Systems
Operating System Attributes Notes
Windows Platform listing of supported OS
Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition x86-32 and future OS fix packs Bitness: 32 Bit
Deployment Role: Server
Hardware platform: x86-32
Windows Server 2003 R2 Enterprise Edition x86-32 and future OS fix packs Bitness: 32 Bit
Deployment Role: Server
Hardware platform: x86-32
Windows Server 2003 R2 Enterprise Edition x86-64 and future OS fix packs Bitness: 32 Bit, 64 Bit Exploit
Deployment Role: Server
Hardware platform: x86-64
Windows Server 2003 R2 Standard Edition x86-32 and future OS fix packs Bitness: 32 Bit
Deployment Role: Server
Hardware platform: x86-32
Windows Server 2003 R2 Standard Edition x86-64 and future OS fix packs Bitness: 32 Bit, 64 Bit Exploit
Deployment Role: Server
Hardware platform: x86-64
Windows Server 2003 SP2 Enterprise Edition x86-64 and future OS fix packs Bitness: 32 Bit, 64 Bit Exploit
Deployment Role: Server
Hardware platform: x86-64
Windows Server 2003 SP2 Standard Edition x86-64 and future OS fix packs Bitness: 32 Bit, 64 Bit Exploit
Deployment Role: Server
Hardware platform: x86-64
Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition x86-32 and future OS fix packs Bitness: 32 Bit
Deployment Role: Server
Hardware platform: x86-32
Windows Server 2008 Enterprise Edition x86-32 and future OS fix packs Bitness: 32 Bit
Deployment Role: Server
Hardware platform: x86-32
Windows Server 2008 Enterprise Edition x86-64 and future OS fix packs Bitness: 32 Bit, 64 Bit Exploit
Deployment Role: Server
Hardware platform: x86-64
Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise Edition x86-64 and future OS fix packs Bitness: 32 Bit, 64 Bit Exploit
Deployment Role: Server
Hardware platform: x86-64
Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard Edition x86-64 and future OS fix packs Bitness: 32 Bit, 64 Bit Exploit
Deployment Role: Server
Hardware platform: x86-64
Windows Server 2008 Standard Edition x86-32 and future OS fix packs Bitness: 32 Bit
Deployment Role: Server
Hardware platform: x86-32
Windows Server 2008 Standard Edition x86-64 and future OS fix packs Bitness: 32 Bit, 64 Bit Exploit
Deployment Role: Server
Hardware platform: x86-64
Optional Supported Software
Group Product Notes
Databases DB2 9 for Linux, UNIX and Windows 9.1.0.5
  • DB2NSF limited availability
  • Enterprise Server Ed
  • Domino 64bit is not a supported Domino/DB2 configuration.
  • Server Domino/DB2 Configurations:
  • local configurations - DB2 and Domino installed on the same server
  • remote configurations, same platform - DB2 and Domino reside on separate servers that are each running the same OS
  • remote configurations, mixed platform - DB2 resides on an AIX or LINUX server, Domino resides on a Windows server
DB2 Workgroup Server Edition 9.1 (overview) (support)
  • DB2NSF limited availability
  • fp5
  • Domino 64bit is not a supported Domino/DB2 configuration.
  • Server Domino/DB2 Configurations:
  • local configurations - DB2 and Domino installed on the same server
  • remote configurations, same platform - DB2 and Domino reside on separate servers that are each running the same OS
  • remote configurations, mixed platform - DB2 resides on an AIX or LINUX server, Domino resides on a Windows server
IBM ODBC Driver 5.3.3 and future fix packs
  • IBM ODBC 5.3.3 32-bit driver should be installed on the local machine to connect to the databases using ODBC driver. IBM ODBC 5.3.3 is available as a separate download for Windows, AIX, Solaris, Linux. IBM ODBC 5.3.3  is pre-installed with Domino 8.5.3 on IBM i.
IBM ODBC Driver 5.3.3 64-bit

64 bit OS:

  • IBM ODBC 5.3.3 driver should be installed on the local machine to connect to the databases using ODBC driver for 64-bit Domino and LEI.
  • IBM ODBC 5.3.3 64-bit is available as a separate download for Windows and AIX 64-bit.
Virtualization VMware ESXi 4.0
Web Browsers Apple Safari 3.0
Apple Safari 4.0
Apple Safari 5.0
Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0
  • for Windows XP
Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0
  • For Vista, v 7.0.6000.16448 or better
  • For XP, 7.0.5730.11 or better
Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.0
Microsoft Internet Explorer 9.0
Mozilla Firefox 3.0
Mozilla Firefox 3.5
Mozilla Firefox 4.0
Mozilla Firefox 5.0

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More support for:

IBM Domino
Deployment

Software version:

8.5.3

Operating system(s):

AIX, AIX 64bit, IBM i, Linux, Linux zSeries, Solaris, Windows, Windows 64bit

Software edition:

Edition Independent

Reference #:

7022468

Modified date:

2012-08-23

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