System requirements: BlackBerry Collaboration Service

The following system requirements apply to the computer that you install the BlackBerry® Collaboration Service on.

Item

Requirement

operating system

Unless otherwise stated, any of the following operating systems:
  • Windows Server® 2003 SP2 (32-bit or 64-bit)
  • Windows Server 2003 R2 SP2 (32-bit or 64-bit)
  • Windows Server 2008 SP2 (32-bit or 64-bit)
  • Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

IBM® Lotus® Sametime®

IP address of the computer that hosts the BlackBerry Collaboration Service added to the CommunityConnectivity document on the IBM Lotus Sametime server

Novell® GroupWise® Messenger

SSL authentication turned on for the Novell GroupWise Messenger agents on the Novell GroupWise Messenger server

Microsoft® Office Live Communications Server 2005 or Microsoft® Office Communications Server 2007

The latest Microsoft hotfixes installed

Microsoft® Office Communications Server 2007 R2

  • Any of the following operating systems:
    • Windows Server 2003 R2 SP2 (64-bit)
    • Windows Server 2008 SP2 (64-bit)
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 (64-bit)
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 (64-bit)
  • The latest Microsoft hotfixes installed
  • The BlackBerry Collaboration Service installed in the same Microsoft® Active Directory® domain as Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2
  • The Windows® account that runs the BlackBerry Collaboration Service added to one of the following groups:
    • RTCUniversalServerAdmins group, to automatically provision the BlackBerry Collaboration Service as a trusted service in Microsoft Active Directory (for more information, visit msdn.microsoft.com to read about required Microsoft Active Directory permissions)
    • RTCComponentUniversalServices group, if you use another account with the required permissions (RTCUniversalServerAdmins) to manually provision the BlackBerry Collaboration Service as a trusted service in Microsoft Active Directory (for more information, see "Manually provision the BlackBerry Collaboration Service as a trusted application")
  • Microsoft® .NET Framework 3.5 SP1
  • Microsoft® Visual C++® 2008 Redistributable Package (vcredist_x64.exe)
  • Microsoft® SQL Server® Native Client (sqlncli_x64.msi)
  • Microsoft® Unified Communications Managed API 2.0 Core Redist 64-bit (ucmaredist.msi)
  • Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2, Core Components (ocscore.msi)
  • The required certificate installed in the Personal Certificate folder for the local computer account

For detailed instructions about the Microsoft install packages and installing the required certificate, see "Preparing the computer that hosts the BlackBerry Collaboration Service for use with Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2".

Microsoft® Lync™ Server 2010

  • Any of the following operating systems:
    • Windows Server 2003 R2 SP2 (64-bit)
    • Windows Server 2008 SP2 (64-bit)
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 (64-bit)
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 (64-bit)
  • The latest Microsoft hotfixes installed
  • The BlackBerry Collaboration Service installed in the same Microsoft Active Directory domain as Microsoft Lync Server 2010
  • The Windows account that runs the BlackBerry Collaboration Service added to one of the following groups:
    • RTCUniversalServerAdmins group, to automatically provision the BlackBerry Collaboration Service as a trusted service in Microsoft Active Directory (for more information, visit msdn.microsoft.com to read about required Microsoft Active Directory permissions)
    • RTCComponentUniversalServices group, if you use another account with the required permissions (RTCUniversalServerAdmins) to manually provision the BlackBerry Collaboration Service as a trusted service in Microsoft Active Directory (for more information, see "Manually provision the BlackBerry Collaboration Service as a trusted application")
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1
  • Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable Package (vcredist_x64.exe)
  • Microsoft SQL Server Native Client (sqlncli_x64.msi)
  • Microsoft Unified Communications Managed API 2.0 Core Redist 64-bit (to download ucmaredist.msi, visit the Volume Licensing Service Center at www.microsoft.com)
  • Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2, Core Components (to download ocscore.msi, visit the Volume Licensing Service Center at www.microsoft.com)
  • The required certificate installed in the Personal Certificate folder for the local computer account

For detailed instructions about the Microsoft install packages and installing the required certificate, see "Preparing the computer that hosts the BlackBerry Collaboration Service for use with Microsoft Lync Server 2010".


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