IBM will cease support for IBM Lotus Notes, Domino and Lotus Enterprise Integrator (LEI) 7.x products at the end of April 2011.

 

Effective on the dates listed below, IBM will withdraw support from the following product release(s) licensed under the IBM International Program License Agreement:

Program VRM Withdrawal Program release name
number from
support
date

5724-E62 7.0.1 04/30/11 IBM Lotus Notes/Domino
5724-E62 7.0.3 04/30/11 IBM Lotus Notes/Domino
5724-E62 7.0.4 04/30/11 IBM Lotus Notes/Domino
5724-E62 7.0.0 04/30/11 IBM Lotus Notes/Domino
5724-E62 7.0.2 04/30/11 IBM Lotus Notes/Domino
5724-L76 7.0.3 04/30/11 IBM Lotus Enterprise Integrator
5724-L76 7.0.2 04/30/11 IBM Lotus Enterprise Integrator
5724-L76 7.0.4 04/30/11 IBM Lotus Enterprise Integrator
5724-L76 7.0.1 04/30/11 IBM Lotus Enterprise Integrator
5724-L76 7.0.0 04/30/11 IBM Lotus Enterprise Integrator

Replacement products

With Lotus Notes® V8.5 and Domino® V8.5 in market for 7 months, customers will have taken advantage of the easy upgrade and many improvements of V8.5 and subsequent upgrades. For more information on the latest release of Lotus Notes and Domino V8.5, refer to Software Announcement ZP09-0037, dated January 06, 2009. You can also upgrade to Lotus Enterprise Integrator V8.5 which provides enhanced usability, performance, and improved real time integration when compared to V7.x, for more information on Lotus Enterprise Integrator V8.5, refer to Software Announcement ZP09-0037, dated January 06, 2009.




Posted on Ed Brills Blog:

It's finally here -- today is announcement day for Notes/Domino 8.5.1!  The channel announcement is live, the press release will be issued this morning, press coverage is trickling in, and the LotusUserGroup.org webcast on Notes/Domino 8.5.1 is happening at Noon US EDT.  Oh, and the channel announcement spills the beans -- the electronic general availability for Notes/Domino 8.5.1 will be Monday, October 12. Notes/Domino 8.5.1 is more than a maintenance release.  For sure, a ton of quality work went into this release -- four times the number of fixes of a "normal" maintenance release.  There are also a number of new features in this release -- which I've covered in recent presentations such as at IAmLUG, and Mary Beth and team have been covering on the Notes Design Blog.

Part 1: Free Domino Designer

The biggest part of the news is that as of Notes/Domino 8.5.1 eGA -- coming in just a few days -- Lotus Domino Designer will now be available at no charge.  That'

Posted on Ed Brills Blog:

It's finally here -- today is announcement day for Notes/Domino 8.5.1!  The channel announcement is live, the press release will be issued this morning, press coverage is trickling in, and the LotusUserGroup.org webcast on Notes/Domino 8.5.1 is happening at Noon US EDT.  Oh, and the channel announcement spills the beans -- the electronic general availability for Notes/Domino 8.5.1 will be Monday, October 12. Notes/Domino 8.5.1 is more than a maintenance release.  For sure, a ton of quality work went into this release -- four times the number of fixes of a "normal" maintenance release.  There are also a number of new features in this release -- which I've covered in recent presentations such as at IAmLUG, and Mary Beth and team have been covering on the Notes Design Blog.

Part 1: Free Domino Designer

The biggest part of the news is that as of Notes/Domino 8.5.1 eGA -- coming in just a few days -- Lotus Domino Designer will now be available at no charge.  That's right!  Free!  My friends at IBM developerWorks Lotus will have some new web pages up later today featuring how to get, learn, and use Domino Designer 8.5.1.




Patrick Kwinten created a great UI Example LN application

http://quintessens.wordpress.com/2009/08/29/ui-example-ln-application/

If you are searching for a nice looking interface for your Lotus Notes Applications give it a try.




IBM Lotus Notes and Domino 8.5 Fix Pack 1 (FP1), a scheduled Fix Pack containing a limited number of low-risk/high-impact fixes for Lotus Notes and Domino 8.5 Fix Pack.1, is available to download.

For a list of "preliminary" fixes, see this IBM post.

The Fixpack 1 is available for:

  • IBM Lotus Domino Server 8.5 Fix Pack 1 for Windows 2003 English
  • IBM Lotus Domino Server 8.5 Fix Pack 1 for Windows 2003 64 Bit English
  • IBM Lotus Domino Server 8.5 Fix Pack 1 for Solaris English
  • IBM Lotus Domino Server 8.5 Fix Pack 1 for Linux on Intel English
  • IBM Lotus Domino Server 8.5 Fix Pack 1 for AIX English
  • IBM Lotus Domino Server 8.5 Fix Pack 1 for AIX 64 Bit English
  • IBM Lotus Domino Server 8.5 Fix Pack 1 for Linux on zSeries English
  • IBM Lotus Domino Server 8.5 Fix Pack 1 for i5/OS V5R4 English
  • IBM Lotus Domino Server 8.5 Fix Pack 1 for i5/OS V6R1 English

 

  • IBM Lotus Notes Basic 8.5 Fix Pack 1 for Windows XP and Vista English
  • IBM Lotus Notes Basic 8.5 Fix Pack 1 for Mac English

 

  • IBM Lotus Notes 8.5 Fix Pack 1 for MAC English
  • IBM Lotus Notes Standard 8.5 Fix Pack 1 for Windows XP and Vista English
  • IBM Lotus Notes Standard 8.5 Fix Pack 1 for Linux (RPM Install) English
  • IBM Lotus Notes Standard 8.5 Fix Pack 1 for Linux (Debian Install) English

For more information & link to the download see the IBM Technote 4023874.