IBM Lotus Notes 8.5.3 System Requirements

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Abstract

This document provides minimum system requirements for the 8.5.3 release of IBM Lotus® Notes Client.

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Lotus Notes 8.5.3

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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 or more recommended.

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 Update 4 Desktop editions x86-32 and future OS fix packs Bitness: 32 Bit
Deployment Role: Desktop
Hardware platform: x86-32
Standard configuration

Support includes future 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

Audio/Video and Sametime Unified Telephony are not supported with embedded Sametime 8.5.1.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) Desktop 6 x86-32 and future OS fix packs Bitness: 32 Bit
Deployment Role: Desktop
Hardware platform: x86-32
Standard configuration

Support includes future OS Fix Packs for RHEL 6.x Desktop

Standard video display mode is supported

AIGLX (enhanced graphic mode) is not supported

SELinux (enhanced security) mode is supported

Audio/Video and Sametime Unified Telephony are not supported with embedded Sametime 8.5.1.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) Desktop 6 x86-64 and future OS fix packs Bitness: 32 Bit
Deployment Role: Desktop
Hardware platform: x86-64
Standard configuration

Support includes future OS Fix Packs for RHEL 6.x Desktop

Standard video display mode is supported

AIGLX (enhanced graphic mode) is not supported

SELinux (enhanced security) mode is supported

Notes on embedded Sametime 8.5.1:
- Sametime 8.5.1 has not been certified as supported on Red Hat Desktop 6.0 64-bit OS. Customer using the embedded ST sidebar in Notes 8.5.3 should use Red Hat Deskop 6.0 32-bit OS version.
- Audio/Video and Sametime Unified Telephony are not supported with embedded Sametime 8.5.1.

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop (SLED) 11.0 x86-32 and future OS fix packs 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 and future OS fix packs 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.

Notes:
- Activities sidebar has not been certified as supported on Ubuntu.
- For the embedded Sametime sidebar, please be aware that the instant share functionality of Sametime 8.5.1 Advanced is currently not supported on this platform. See technote #1451098.

Optional Supported Software
Group Product Applicable OS Applicable Component Notes
Application Servers Lotus Domino 6.5.5 and future mod levels and fix packs (overview) (support) All Applicable Linux OS All Applicable Components
Lotus Domino 7.0 and future mod levels and fix packs (overview) (support) All Applicable Linux OS All Applicable Components
Lotus Domino 8.0 and future mod levels and fix packs (overview) (support) All Applicable Linux OS All Applicable Components
Lotus Domino 8.5 and future mod levels and fix packs (overview) (support) All Applicable Linux OS All Applicable Components
Lotus Domino 8.5.1 and future mod levels and fix packs (overview) (support) All Applicable Linux OS All Applicable Components
WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment 7.0 and future fix packs (overview) (support) All Applicable Linux OS All Applicable Components
WebSphere Portal Server 6.0.1 and future fix packs (overview) (support) All Applicable Linux OS All Applicable Components
Collaboration Lotus Connections 2.0.1 and future fix packs (overview) (support) All Applicable Linux OS Standard configuration
Lotus Connections 2.5 and future mod levels and fix packs (overview) (support) Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5 Update 4 Desktop editions x86-32,
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop (SLED) 11.0 x86-32
Standard configuration
Lotus Connections 3.0 and future fix packs (overview) (support) All Applicable Linux OS Standard configuration
Lotus Expeditor 6.2.3 and future fix packs (overview) (support) All Applicable Linux OS Standard configuration Embedded Eclipse 6.2.1 supports Macintosh.
Lotus Sametime Entry 8.0.2 and future fix packs (overview) (support) All Applicable Linux OS All Applicable Components
Lotus Sametime Entry 8.5.1 and future fix packs (overview) (support) All Applicable Linux OS All Applicable Components
Lotus Symphony 3.0 and future fix packs (overview) (support) All Applicable Linux OS Standard configuration
Identity Management Lotus Domino 8.5 and future mod levels and fix packs (overview) (support) All Applicable Linux OS All Applicable Components
Lotus Domino 8.5.1 and future fix packs (overview) (support) All Applicable Linux OS All Applicable Components
Microsoft Active Directory 2003 and future fix packs All Applicable Linux OS All Applicable Components
Sun Java System Directory Server 6.1 and future fix packs All Applicable Linux OS All Applicable Components
Tivoli Directory Server 6.1 and future fix packs (overview) (support) All Applicable Linux OS All Applicable Components
Security Server CA SiteMinder 6.0 and future fix packs All Applicable Linux OS All Applicable Components
IBM Runtime Environment, Java Technology Edition 6.0.9.1 and future fix packs All Applicable Linux OS All Applicable Components

The Notes Client supports forms based, basic authentication, and SPNEGO authentication methods.  TAM SPNEGO is also supported by the Notes Client.

Tivoli Access Manager for Operating Systems 6.0 and future fix packs (overview) (support) All Applicable Linux OS All Applicable Components
Terminal Services Citrix Presentation Server 4.5 and future fix packs All Applicable Linux 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

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.
Citrix XenApp 5.0 and future fix packs All Applicable Linux 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

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.
Citrix XenApp 6.0 and future fix packs All Applicable Linux OS All Applicable Components
Windows 2008 server R2

  64 bit only

Activities and Sametime sidebars have not been certified as support on Citrix XenApp 6.0

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 and future fix packs All Applicable Linux OS All Applicable Components
Mozilla Firefox 3.5 and future fix packs All Applicable Linux OS All Applicable Components
Mozilla Firefox 4.0 and future fix packs All Applicable Linux OS All Applicable Components
Mozilla Firefox 3.6 and future fix packs All Applicable Linux OS Standard configuration
Web Servers Apache HTTP Server 2.2 and future mod levels and fix packs All Applicable Linux OS All Applicable Components
WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment 6.0.2 and future fix packs (overview) (support) All Applicable Linux OS All Applicable Components Deployment Manager component used as proxy server.

Edge component used as load balancer

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Hardware Requirements
Group Applicable OS Applicable Component Notes
Disk Space All Applicable Mac OS OS Standard configuration Install directory (/Applications) - 2 GB or more recommended
All Applicable Mac OS OS Basic configuration Install directory (/Applications) - 1 GB or more recommended
Display All Applicable Mac OS OS Standard configuration, Basic configuration Monitor:  1024 x 768 screen resolution minimum
32 MB video RAM or more recommended
Memory All Applicable Mac OS OS Standard configuration 1 GB minimum
All Applicable Mac OS OS Basic configuration 512 MB minimum;  1 GB or more strongly recommended
Network Protocols All Applicable Mac OS OS Standard configuration, Basic configuration TCP/IP (includes IPv6)
Processor All Applicable Mac OS OS Standard configuration Intel processors only
Mac OS X 10.6.2 Snow Leopard x86-32,
Mac OS X Leopard 10.5.5 x86-32
Basic configuration Mac OS X 10.5.5 Leopard:  Both Intel and PPC processors
Mac OS X10.6.2 Snow Leopard.  Intel processors only
Operating Systems
Operating System Attributes Applicable Component Notes
Mac OS Platform listing of supported OS
Mac OS X 10.6.2 Snow Leopard x86-32 and future OS fix packs Bitness: 32 Bit
Deployment Role: Desktop
Hardware platform: x86-32
Standard configuration, Basic configuration

Support for future OS Fix Packs for Mac OS X 10.6.2 includes 10.6.2 or later 10.6.x versions.

Mac OS X 10.6.2 Snow Leopard x86-64 and future OS fix packs Bitness: 32 Bit
Deployment Role: Desktop
Hardware platform: x86-64
Standard configuration, Basic configuration

Support for future OS Fix Packs for Mac OS X 10.6.2 includes 10.6.2 or later 10.6.x versions.

Mac OS X 10.7 Lion x86-32 and future OS fix packs Bitness: 32 Bit
Deployment Role: Desktop
Hardware platform: x86-32
Notes Mac basic, Notes Mac standard

Support for future OS Fix Packs for Mac OS X 10.7 includes 107or later 10.7.x versions.

Note: Embedded Sametime 8.5.1 has not been certified as supported on Mac 10.7. Support will be added in the ST 8.5.2.1 release for use with Notes 8.5.3 via an add-on installer. 

Mac OS X 10.7 Lion x86-64 and future OS fix packs Bitness: 64 Bit Tolerate
Deployment Role: Desktop
Hardware platform: x86-64
Notes Mac basic, Notes Mac standard

Support for future OS Fix Packs for Mac OS X 10.7 includes 107or later 10.7.x versions.

Note: Embedded Sametime 8.5.1 has not been certified as supported on Mac 10.7. Support will be added in the ST 8.5.2.1 release for use with Notes 8.5.3 via an add-on installer.

Mac OS X Leopard 10.5.5 x86-32 and future OS fix packs Bitness: 32 Bit
Deployment Role: Desktop
Hardware platform: x86-32
Standard configuration, Basic configuration

Support for future OS Fix Packs for Mac OS X 10.5.5 includes 10.5.5 or later 10.5.x versions.

Audio/Video and Sametime Unified Telephony not supported with embedded Sametime 8.5.1.

Optional Supported Software
Group Product Applicable OS Applicable Component Notes
Application Servers Lotus Domino 6.5.5 and future mod levels and fix packs (overview) (support) All Applicable Mac OS OS All Applicable Components
Lotus Domino 7.0 and future mod levels and fix packs (overview) (support) All Applicable Mac OS OS All Applicable Components
Lotus Domino 8.0 and future mod levels and fix packs (overview) (support) All Applicable Mac OS OS All Applicable Components
Lotus Domino 8.5 and future mod levels and fix packs (overview) (support) All Applicable Mac OS OS All Applicable Components
Lotus Domino 8.5.1 and future mod levels and fix packs (overview) (support) All Applicable Mac OS OS All Applicable Components
WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment 7.0 and future fix packs (overview) (support) All Applicable Mac OS OS All Applicable Components
WebSphere Portal Server 6.0.1 and future fix packs (overview) (support) All Applicable Mac OS OS All Applicable Components
Collaboration Lotus Connections 2.0.1 and future fix packs (overview) (support) All Applicable Mac OS OS Standard configuration
Lotus Connections 2.5 and future mod levels and fix packs (overview) (support) All Applicable Mac OS OS Standard configuration
Lotus Connections 3.0 and future fix packs (overview) (support) All Applicable Mac OS OS Standard configuration
Lotus Sametime Entry 8.0.2 and future fix packs (overview) (support) All Applicable Mac OS OS All Applicable Components
Lotus Sametime Entry 8.5.1 and future fix packs (overview) (support) All Applicable Mac OS OS All Applicable Components
Lotus Symphony 3.0 and future fix packs (overview) (support) All Applicable Mac OS OS Standard configuration
Identity Management Lotus Domino 8.5 and future mod levels and fix packs (overview) (support) All Applicable Mac OS OS All Applicable Components
Lotus Domino 8.5.1 and future fix packs (overview) (support) All Applicable Mac OS OS All Applicable Components
Microsoft Active Directory 2003 and future fix packs All Applicable Mac OS OS All Applicable Components
Sun Java System Directory Server 6.1 and future fix packs All Applicable Mac OS OS All Applicable Components
Tivoli Directory Server 6.1 and future fix packs (overview) (support) All Applicable Mac OS OS All Applicable Components
Security Server CA SiteMinder 6.0 and future fix packs All Applicable Mac OS OS All Applicable Components
IBM Runtime Environment, Java Technology Edition 6.0.9.1 and future fix packs All Applicable Mac OS OS All Applicable Components

The Notes Client supports forms based, basic authentication, and SPNEGO authentication methods.  TAM SPNEGO is also supported by the Notes Client.

Tivoli Access Manager for Operating Systems 6.0 and future fix packs (overview) (support) All Applicable Mac OS OS All Applicable Components
Terminal Services Citrix Presentation Server 4.5 and future fix packs All Applicable Mac OS 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

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.
Citrix XenApp 5.0 and future fix packs All Applicable Mac OS 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

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.
Citrix XenApp 6.0 and future fix packs All Applicable Mac OS OS All Applicable Components
Windows 2008 server R2

  64 bit only

Activities and Sametime sidebars have not been certified as support on Citrix XenApp 6.0

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 Apple Safari 3.0 and future fix packs All Applicable Mac OS OS Standard configuration, Basic configuration, Notes Mac basic, Notes Mac standard
Apple Safari 4.0 and future fix packs All Applicable Mac OS OS Standard configuration, Basic configuration, Notes Mac basic, Notes Mac standard
Apple Safari 5.0 and future mod levels and fix packs All Applicable Mac OS OS Notes Mac basic, Notes Mac standard
Mozilla Firefox 3.0 and future fix packs All Applicable Mac OS OS All Applicable Components
Mozilla Firefox 3.5 and future fix packs All Applicable Mac OS OS All Applicable Components
Mozilla Firefox 4.0 and future fix packs All Applicable Mac OS OS All Applicable Components
Mozilla Firefox 3.6 and future fix packs All Applicable Mac OS OS Standard configuration
Web Servers Apache HTTP Server 2.2 and future mod levels and fix packs All Applicable Mac OS OS All Applicable Components
WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment 6.0.2 and future fix packs (overview) (support) All Applicable Mac OS OS All Applicable Components Deployment Manager component used as proxy server.

Edge component used as load balancer


Hardware Requirements
Group Applicable OS Applicable Component Notes
Disk Space All Applicable Windows OS Standard configuration, Basic configuration Install directory (C:\) - 900 MB or more recommended
Display All Applicable Windows OS Standard configuration, Basic configuration Monitor:  1024 x 768 screen resolution minimum
Hardware support for OpenGL
Memory Windows XP Professional with FDCC x86-32,
Windows XP SP2 Professional x86-32,
Windows XP Tablet PC Edition x86-32
Standard configuration Windows XP - 512 MB minimum; 1 GB or more strongly recommended
Windows 7 Enterprise with FDCC x86-32,
Windows 7 Enterprise x86-32,
Windows 7 Enterprise x86-64,
Windows 7 Professional x86-32,
Windows 7 Professional x86-64,
Windows 7 Ultimate x86-32,
Windows 7 Ultimate x86-64,
Windows Vista Business x86-32,
Windows Vista Enterprise with FDCC x86-32,
Windows Vista Enterprise x86-32,
Windows Vista for Tablet PC x86-32,
Windows Vista Ultimate x86-32
Standard configuration Windows Vista, Windows 7 - 1 GB minimum; 1.5 GB or more strongly recommended
All Applicable Windows OS Basic configuration 256 MB minimum; 512 MB or more strongly recommended
Network Protocols All Applicable Windows OS Standard configuration, Basic 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 Standard configuration, Basic 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
Standard configuration, Basic configuration See Note #1
Windows 7 Enterprise x86-64 Bitness: 32 Bit
Deployment Role: Desktop
Hardware platform: x86-64
Standard configuration, Basic configuration See Note #1
Windows 7 Professional x86-32 Bitness: 32 Bit
Deployment Role: Desktop
Hardware platform: x86-32
Standard configuration, Basic configuration See Note #1
Windows 7 Professional x86-64 Bitness: 32 Bit
Deployment Role: Desktop
Hardware platform: x86-64
Standard configuration, Basic configuration See Note #1
Windows 7 Ultimate x86-32 Bitness: 32 Bit
Deployment Role: Desktop
Hardware platform: x86-32
Standard configuration, Basic configuration OS fix packs for Windows 7 include only Microsoft Windows 7 Service Packs when available

Aero video mode is supported

UAC mode is supported

Windows 7 Tablet support *

* Note: Tablet support in Windows 7 is built into the Ultimate/Professional/Home versions - there is no 'Windows 7 Tablet' version of the OS

Activities sidebar has not been certified as supported on Windows Tablet Edtion.
Windows 7 Ultimate x86-64 Bitness: 32 Bit
Deployment Role: Desktop
Hardware platform: x86-64
Standard configuration, Basic configuration OS fix packs for Windows 7 include only Microsoft Windows 7 Service Packs when available

Aero video mode is supported

UAC mode is supported

Windows 7 Tablet support *

* Note: Tablet support in Windows 7 is built into the Ultimate/Professional/Home versions - there is no 'Windows 7 Tablet' version of the OS

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

Aero video mode is supported

UAC mode is supported
Windows Vista Enterprise with FDCC x86-32 Bitness: 32 Bit
Deployment Role: Desktop
Hardware platform: x86-32
Standard configuration, Basic 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
Standard configuration, Basic configuration OS fix packs for Windows Vista include only Microsoft Windows Vista Service Packs when available

Aero video mode is supported

UAC mode is supported
Windows Vista for Tablet PC x86-32 Bitness: 32 Bit
Deployment Role: Desktop
Hardware platform: x86-32
Standard configuration, Basic configuration
Activities sidebar has not been certified as supported on Windows Tablet Edtion.
Windows Vista Ultimate x86-32 Bitness: 32 Bit
Deployment Role: Desktop
Hardware platform: x86-32
Standard configuration, Basic configuration OS fix packs for Windows Vista include 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
Standard configuration, Basic 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 and future OS fix packs Bitness: 32 Bit
Deployment Role: Desktop
Hardware platform: x86-32
Standard configuration, Basic configuration OS fix packs for Windows XP include only Microsoft Windows XP Service Packs when available
Windows XP Tablet PC Edition x86-32 Bitness: 32 Bit
Deployment Role: Desktop
Hardware platform: x86-32
Standard configuration, Basic configuration OS fix packs for Windows XP Tablet Edition include only Microsoft Windows Tablet Edition Service Packs when available

Activities sidebar has not been certified as supported on Windows XP Tablet PC Edtion.
Optional Supported Software
Group Product Applicable OS Applicable Component Notes
Application Servers Lotus Domino 6.5.5 and future mod levels and fix packs (overview) (support) All Applicable Windows OS All Applicable Components
Lotus Domino 7.0 and future mod levels and fix packs (overview) (support) All Applicable Windows OS All Applicable Components
Lotus Domino 8.0 and future mod levels and fix packs (overview) (support) All Applicable Windows OS All Applicable Components
Lotus Domino 8.5 and future mod levels and fix packs (overview) (support) All Applicable Windows OS All Applicable Components
Lotus Domino 8.5.1 and future mod levels and fix packs (overview) (support) All Applicable Windows OS All Applicable Components
WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment 7.0 and future fix packs (overview) (support) All Applicable Windows OS All Applicable Components
WebSphere Portal Server 6.0.1 and future fix packs (overview) (support) All Applicable Windows OS All Applicable Components
Collaboration Lotus Connections 2.0.1 and future fix packs (overview) (support) All Applicable Windows OS Standard configuration
Lotus Connections 2.5 and future mod levels and fix packs (overview) (support) All Applicable Windows OS Standard configuration
Lotus Connections 3.0 and future fix packs (overview) (support) All Applicable Windows OS Standard configuration
Lotus Expeditor 6.2.3 and future fix packs (overview) (support) All Applicable Windows OS Standard configuration Embedded Eclipse 6.2.1 supports Macintosh.
Lotus Quickr Connectors 8.5 and future fix packs (overview) (support) All Applicable Windows OS Standard configuration

Support is for Lotus Quickr Connectors 8.5 HF10 and above. Technote with more info available here -> 
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21575807

Lotus Sametime Entry 8.0.2 and future fix packs (overview) (support) All Applicable Windows OS All Applicable Components
Lotus Sametime Entry 8.5.1 and future fix packs (overview) (support) All Applicable Windows OS All Applicable Components
Lotus Symphony 3.0 and future fix packs (overview) (support) All Applicable Windows OS Standard configuration
Identity Management Lotus Domino 8.5 and future mod levels and fix packs (overview) (support) All Applicable Windows OS All Applicable Components
Lotus Domino 8.5.1 and future fix packs (overview) (support) All Applicable Windows OS All Applicable Components
Microsoft Active Directory 2003 and future fix packs All Applicable Windows OS All Applicable Components
Sun Java System Directory Server 6.1 and future fix packs All Applicable Windows OS All Applicable Components
Tivoli Directory Server 6.1 and future fix packs (overview) (support) All Applicable Windows OS All Applicable Components
Security Server CA SiteMinder 6.0 and future fix packs All Applicable Windows OS All Applicable Components
IBM Runtime Environment, Java Technology Edition 6.0.9.1 and future fix packs All Applicable Windows OS All Applicable Components

The Notes Client supports forms based, basic authentication, and SPNEGO authentication methods.  TAM SPNEGO is also supported by the Notes Client.

Tivoli Access Manager for Operating Systems 6.0 and future fix packs (overview) (support) All Applicable Windows OS All Applicable Components
Terminal Services Citrix Presentation Server 4.5 and future fix packs All Applicable Windows 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

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.
Citrix XenApp 5.0 and future fix packs All Applicable Windows 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

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.
Citrix XenApp 6.0 and future fix packs All Applicable Windows OS All Applicable Components
Windows 2008 server R2

  64 bit only

Activities and Sametime sidebars have not been certified as support on Citrix XenApp 6.0

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 Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 and future fix packs All Applicable Windows OS Standard configuration, Basic configuration
Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0 and future fix packs All Applicable Windows OS Standard configuration, Basic configuration
Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.0 and future fix packs All Applicable Windows OS Standard configuration, Basic configuration
Microsoft Internet Explorer 9.0 and future fix packs All Applicable Windows OS Standard configuration, Basic configuration
Mozilla Firefox 3.0 and future fix packs All Applicable Windows OS All Applicable Components
Mozilla Firefox 3.5 and future fix packs All Applicable Windows OS All Applicable Components
Mozilla Firefox 4.0 and future fix packs All Applicable Windows OS All Applicable Components
Mozilla Firefox 3.6 and future fix packs All Applicable Windows OS Standard configuration
Web Servers Apache HTTP Server 2.2 and future mod levels and fix packs All Applicable Windows OS All Applicable Components
WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment 6.0.2 and future fix packs (overview) (support) All Applicable Windows OS All Applicable Components Deployment Manager component used as proxy server.

Edge component used as load balancer

Notes

  • Note #1:
    OS fix packs for Windows 7 include only Microsoft Windows 7 Service Packs when available

    Aero video mode is supported

    UAC mode is supported

    Windows 7 Tablet support *

    * Note: Tablet support in Windows 7 is built into the Ultimate/Professional/Home versions - there is no 'Windows 7 Tablet' version of the OS

    Activities sidebar has not been certified as supported on Windows Tablet Edtion.

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IBM Notes

Software version:

8.5.3

Operating system(s):

Linux, Mac OS, Windows

Software edition:

Edition Independent

Reference #:

7023119

Modified date:

2012-01-05

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