IBM Lotus Domino 6.5 for Linux on zSeries Implementation

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Published 22 December 2004

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ISBN-10: 0738491748
ISBN-13: 9780738491745
IBM Form #: SG24-7021-01
(424 pages)

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Authors: Mike Ebbers, Wanda Brewster, Barbara Filippi, Mike Wojton, Faheem Ashraf, Andreas Gallus, Chris Henry, Danny Lawrence, Cathleen Fox Leger, Brian Macfaden, Mike MacIsaac, Elsie Ramos, Don Robbins, Barton Robinson


This IBM Redbooks publication will help the reader plan for, install, and configure the new IBM Lotus Domino 6.5 product on an IBM eServer zSeries system running Linux. We discuss why you should consider running Domino for Linux on zSeries, and list the advantages of running Linux in a guest under z/VM .

We then describe the structure of running Domino for Linux on zSeries for those who are not familiar with all of those products, and review what is new in Domino 6.5, since this is the first release that is supported on Linux on zSeries.

We provide detailed technical information about planning, allocating, and managing disk space, network considerations, installing Linux and Domino, and administering Domino. We also discuss systems management, capacity planning and performance tuning, connectivity to DB2 , migration from previous Domino releases or Domino servers on other platforms, and troubleshooting.

This book is targeted to zSeries systems programmers, Domino administrators, consultants, and service technicians.

This updated version includes information from customer and IBM experiences.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. Planning
Chapter 3. z/VM basics, planning, and tasks
Chapter 4. Disk configuration
Chapter 5. Networking
Chapter 6. Linux installation
Chapter 7. Domino installation
Chapter 8. Domino administration
Chapter 9. Systems management
Chapter 10. Troubleshooting
Chapter 11. Capacity planning for Linux on zSeries
Chapter 12. Performance monitoring and tuning
Chapter 13. Applications
Chapter 14. Migrating to Domino 6.5 for Linux on zSeries
Appendix A. Our test system
Appendix B. Linux commands and scripts
Appendix C. Educational material
Appendix D. Install script.dat
Appendix E. Creating virtual disks manually

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