Domino 8.0 on Windows 2000

Dear All,

I would like to upgrade a Domino 6.0.5 to Domino 8.0, but after I read the system requirements, it say it need Windows 2003 Server. So can I still install at Windows 2000? Will have any problem?

Thanks,
Edmund
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Sjef BosmanGroupware ConsultantCommented:
I can only advise you not to upgrade to R8.0 but to wait for a later release.

I think it will run on Windows 2000 but it's not tested and therefore not guaranteed to run. Meaning: when in trouble don't call Lotus.
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SysExpertCommented:
I agree that it may work, but there will not be support. I doubt that later versions will support it either with the release of win 2008 server this year.

IBM usually stops support of an OS after about 7 years. so it is time to upgrade.


I hope this helps !
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