IBM: Install QuickR for Domino 8 Server Part 1

Fairly recently I had the opportunity to assist a customer with regards to a content migration from Lotus QuickR platform to Office 365 using the DocAve Migration Platform. We had to use a specific version of Lotus QuickR so as per usual I did prepare a testing scenario in my lab to run all the use cases. In this series of articles about QuickR Server installation I will go through different steps on how to install a Lotus QuickR server  as outlined in the list below:

Part 1: Setup Domino Server

Part 2: Configure Domino Server

Part 3: Install Lotus QuickR for Domino Server

Part 4: Configure QuickR Server LDAP settings

Part 1: Setup Domino Server

For this deployment I will be using the following versions:

  • IBM Domino 8.5.1 (Updated to FixPack 5)

  • Lotus Notes 8.5

  • Lotus QuickR 8.5.1

In order to prepare a Lotus QuickR Server installation we need first to provide a Domino Server environment. So here we are with these quick steps for an easy installation of IBM Domino Server. Let’s run the InstallShield main executable and follow through the steps:



Let’s take a note where we do install the main binaries also making sure there is enough space for future growth


Default location where amongst other files also the .NSF Database files will be located


Let’s go with the option selected as per screenshot





Excellent! The installation completed successfully. Next step would be to run the first time configuration wizard for the Domino Server

Michele Domanico

Passionate about Virtualization, Storage, Data Availability and Software Defined Data Center technologies. The aim of is sharing with the Community the knowledge and experience gained with customers, industry leaders and like minded peers. Always open to constructive feedback and new challenges.

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