Checking for supported releases for Lotus Domino and SametimeAdded by IBM on November 23, 2011 | Version 1 (Original)
|Before upgrading to this release of IBM® Sametime®, determine whether you first need to upgrade your Lotus® Domino® and your operating system releases. You also need to determine whether your current level of Sametime is supported by the Sametime upgrade process.
Before upgrading to this release of IBM
®, determine whether you first need to upgrade your Lotus
® and your operating system releases. You also need to determine whether your current level of Sametime
is supported by the Sametime
About this task
Follow these steps to ensure that the server you intend to upgrade is running on a supported level of the operating system and that the current releases of Lotus Domino
are supported by the upgrade process. If the server includes an unsupported release of any product, you must complete an interim upgrade to a supported product.
Parent topic: Upgrading the Sametime server on AIX, Linux, Solaris, or Windows
Next topic: Backing up the Sametime data
- Check the operating system level on the computer where Sametime is installed.
- Check the Lotus Domino release on the server to be upgraded.
requires Lotus Domino
release 8.0 or later. Before installing a newer release of Sametime
to upgrade a Sametime
server, verify that host Lotus Domino
server is at a supported level.
If your Sametime
server is running on a version of Lotus Domino
earlier than 8.0, you must upgrade the Lotus Domino
server to a supported version before installing Sametime
. The Sametime
upgrade will fail for any server that is not running a supported release of Lotus Domino
, and can only be corrected by upgrading the level of Lotus Domino
and reinstalling Sametime
If the server is running Lotus Domino
8.0 or later, continue to the next step. Otherwise, install a supported level of Lotus Domino
before proceeding. For details, see Installing a Sametime Community Server and supporting software
- Check the Sametime release on the server to be upgraded.
Sametime supports direct upgrades from Sametime 7.5.1 or later. If your server is running an earlier release of Sametime, you must complete an interim upgrade to one of the following releases of Sametime: 7.5.1, 8.0, 8.0.1, or 8.0.2; then you can upgrade that release to this release of Sametime directly.