Install Domino 8.5.3 on OpenSuse 12.2 64bit

Installing Domino on newly released OpenSuse 12.2 64 is a piece of cake. See this short installation log how I did it.

Not a single compatibility library seems to be required.

linux-6t57:~/Install853 # ls -la
total 693884
drwxr-xr-x 2 root root      4096 Sep  6 10:06 .
drwx—— 8 root root      4096 Sep  6 10:08 ..
-rw-r–r– 1 root root  70328320 Sep  6 10:06 lotus_domino853FP2_linux_x86.tar
-rw-r–r– 1 root root 640194560 Sep  6 10:05 lotus_domino853_xlinux_en.tar

useradd notes

usermod -A notes notes

tar xvf lotus_domino853_xlinux_en.tar

/root/Install853/linux/domino>  ./install -console

[12:24:09] anders@amd64:[~]: ssh -l root IPOFDOMINOSERVER
Password:
Last login: Thu Sep  6 12:25:49 2012
Have a lot of fun…
domino:~ # cd /local/notesdata/
domino:/local/notesdata # su notes
notes@domino:/local/notesdata> /opt/ibm/lotus/bin/server
WARNING: the maximum number of file handles (ulimit -n)
allowed for Domino is 4096.
See Lotus Tech Note 1221870 and set the allowable maximum to 20000.
/proc/sys/kernel/shmmax has been set to “268435456”.
/proc/sys/kernel/sem has been set to “250    256000    32    1024”.
/proc/sys/net/ipv4/tcp_fin_timeout has been set to “15”.
/proc/sys/net/ipv4/tcp_max_syn_backlog has been set to “16384”.
/proc/sys/net/ipv4/tcp_tw_reuse has been set to “1”.
/proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_local_port_range has been set to “1024    65535”.

[02483:00002-4105107200] Lotus Domino (r) Server, Release 8.5.3, September 15, 2011
Copyright (c) IBM Corporation 1987, 2011. All Rights Reserved.

It up an running!!

[Update]

09/06/2012 01:32:32 PM  Suspending listen task for 20 seconds due to network errors
Unable to bind to port Port = 25 errno = 98 “Address already in use”
09/06/2012 01:32:52 PM  ERROR: bindsock’ helper application is missing, not executable, not setuid root, or no sticky bit set
09/06/2012 01:32:52 PM  SMTP Server: Listener failure: ‘bindsock’ is missing, not executable, not owned by root, not setuid root or user needs net_privaddr privilege.

Remedy:

domino:/opt/ibm/lotus/notes/latest/linux # chown root.root bindsock

chmod 555 bindsock

chmod u+s bindsock

chkconfig postfix off

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