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WEBSPHERE APPLICATION SERVER

IBM WebSphere Application Server V1.1 Adds Support for HTTP Servers and IBM WebSphere Studio

October 6, 1998
Announcement Letter Number: A98-1435


Document's Table of Contents:


OVERVIEW

WebSphere Application Server V1.1 offers additional support for HTTP servers, enhanced performance and support for IBM WebSphere Studio V1.0, a set of complementary tools.

Built on the licensed JavaServer Toolkit from JavaSoft, WebSphere Application Server V1.1 takes full advantage of the advanced features of the Java(**) Web Server.

WebSphere Application Server V1.1 includes the latest Java Servlet Development Kit APIs and supports an extensive array of Web servers.

For your convenience, WebSphere Application Server V1.1, on workstation platforms, also includes licenses to use two popular HTTP servers: Lotus Domino(**) Go Webserver 4.6.2.5 (a service level update of Domino Go Webserver 4.6.1) and Apache 1.3.1. As such, this product includes software developed by the Apache Group for use in the Apache HTTP server project (http://www.apache.org).

WebSphere Application Server V1.1 provides a significant improvement in cross-platform Web application development compared to current CGI programming methods. Planned Availability Date: October 23, 1998

IBM presently intends to continue enhancing and making available WebSphere Application Server on and for a wide variety of platforms. For additional details, including details with respect to the availability of the primary component (Java Servlet engine) of WebSphere Application Server v1.1 on the OS/390 platform, visit our website at :

  • http://www.software.ibm.com/webservers.
Program                                                Part
Name                                                   Number
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IBM WebSphere Application                              31L2273
Server V1.1
North American Encryption Edition

Program                                                Part
Name                                                   Number
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IBM WebSphere Application                              31L2275
Server V1.1
For Canada to distribute to Caribbean customers
International Encryption Edition
Availability of National Languages

                     Feature
   Description       Number   Availability Date    Languages
------------------   -------  -----------------    ---------
IBM WebSphere                    10/09/98          Spanish
Application Server                                 Brazilian Portuguese
V1.1                                               Italian
                                                   German
                                                   French
                                                   Traditional Chinese
                                                   Simplified Chinese
                                                   Japanese
                                                   Korean

 

(TM) Trade-mark owned by International Business Machines Corporation and is used under license by IBM Canada Ltd.

® Registered trade-mark of International Business Machines Corporation and is used under license by IBM Canada Ltd.

(**) Company, product or service name may be a trade-mark or service mark of others.

AT A GLANCE


WebSphere Application Server V1.1 extends existing Web servers (such as Lotus Domino Go Webserver, Apache, Microsoft IIS and Netscape Enterprise Server) into Java Web application servers. Performance enhancements and support for HTTP servers and IBM Websphere Studio V1.0 extend its versatility and functionality.

Its flexible Java Web application run-time environment:

  • Facilitates the development and deployment of servlet-based Web applications that run on popular HTTP servers
  • Offers full support for the latest session-tracking APIs, including session clustering
  • Includes valuable security features such as access control lists

INTENDED CUSTOMERS

Web developers, system integrators and solution providers

KEY PREREQUISITES

One of the following operating systems:
  • AIX® Version 4.1.5 or later
  • Sun Solaris(**) Version 2.5.1 or later, with native threads package
  • Windows NT(**) Server Version 4.0
  • For S/390® Operating System information, Refer to Software Announcement A98-1076, dated August 14, 1998.

DESCRIPTION

As an extension of your Web server, WebSphere Application Server V1.1 expands your enterprise application portfolio. This plug-in servlet engine makes it easy for you to extend your present server's function with Java.

WebSphere Application Server V1.1 supports an extensive array of Web servers, including Apache, Netscape, Microsoft IIS and Lotus Domino Go Webserver to ensure complete cross-platform and cross-server compatibility in deploying and managing servlets across your enterprise. WebSphere Application Server V1.1 runs on Windows NT, Sun Solaris, OS/390® and AIX.

As an added convenience, for workstation servers, WebSphere Application Server V1.1 includes, in addition to a license to Lotus Domino Go Webserver 4.6.2.5 (a service level of Domino Go Webserver 4.6.1), a license to Apache HTTP Server V1.3.1. As such, this product includes software developed by the Apache Group for use in the Apache HTTP server project (http://www.apache.org). For OS/390, WebSphere Application Server V1.1 supports the HTTP server in Lotus Domino Go Webserver 5.0 for OS/390.

Additional Support and Enhancements

  • The popular Apache HTTP Server V1.3.1 (U.S. English only) for Sun Solaris and AIX is included in the package.
  • Performance enhancements in the connection manager and pooling of open database connections.
  • Support for IBM WebSphere Studio V1.0. - a set of complementary tools. Refer to Software Announcement A98-1369, dated October 6, 1998.

V1.0 Features and Functions

  • Simple installation
  • Better performance than other methods of extending server function. WebSphere Application Server V1.1 runs as an in-process plug-in with Apache, Netscape, Microsoft Internet Information Server and Lotus Domino Go Webserver
  • Full support for the latest session-tracking APIs
  • A graphical interface for servlet management:
    • Set options for loading local and remote servlets
    • Set initialization parameters
    • Specify servlet aliases
    • Create servlet chains and filters
    • Log servlet messages
  • Security features, including "servlet sandbox"
  • Support for dynamic page content for defining Java server pages containing embedded Java code, servlet tags, NCSA tags and JavaBeans
Additional advanced functions include:
  • Security for remotely loaded servlets
  • Servlet chaining
  • MIME-based data filtering
  • Loading from Jar files
  • Dynamic reloading of modified servlets
  • Recursive servlet and NCSA tag processing
  • Aliasing
WebSphere Application Server V1.1 plugs into these servers:
  • Apache Server Version 1.3.1 for Sun Solaris and AIX
  • Netscape Enterprise Server Version 2.01 and later, for Windows NT, Sun Solaris and AIX
  • Netscape FastTrack Server Version 2.01 and later, for Windows NT, Sun Solaris and AIX
  • Microsoft Internet Information Server Version 2.x, 3.x and 4.0
  • Lotus Domino Go Webserver Release 4.6.2 for Windows NT, Sun Solaris and AIX
  • Lotus Domino Go Webserver 5.0 for OS/390 (HTTP server for OS/390 R5.0)

You can download a copy of the primary component (Java servlet engine) of the WebSphere Application Server V1.1 from:

  • http://www.software.ibm.com/webservers
This copy is for use in the development and testing, but not the deployment, of Web applications and no support is provided. Users are required to agree to these terms before completing the download. IBM reserves the right to withdraw this offer at any time without further notice.

WebSphere Application server continues to be updated and made available on additional platforms. Visit our Web site at:

  • http://www.software.ibm.com/websphere

For OS/390, IBM intends to develop and support the primary component (Java Servlet engine) of WebSphere Application Server V1.1 for development, test and deployment. Visit our website at: y

  • http://www.software.ibm.com/webservers

Year 2000

This product is Year 2000 ready. Used in accordance with its associated documentation, it can correctly process, provide or receive date data within and between the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. All other products (for example, software, hardware and firmware) used with the product must properly exchange accurate date data with it.

The service end date for this product is 01/31/2001.

Product Positioning

National Language Support:

Menus, messages and publications have been translated for the following languages:

  • Spanish
  • Brazilian Portuguese
  • Italian
  • German
  • French
  • Traditional Chinese
  • Simplified Chinese
  • Japanese
  • Korean

Publications

Both the HTML and PDF versions will be available in these languages:
  • Spanish
  • Brazilian Portuguese
  • Italian
  • German
  • French
  • Traditional Chinese
  • Simplified Chinese
  • Japanese
  • Korean

Education Support

The appropriate curriculum will be updated, as necessary, to include the enhancements in this announcement. Descriptions of IBM Education and Training courses are contained in IBMLink and on the Internet at http://www.can.ibm.com/edu. For access to IBMLink contact your marketing representative.

To enroll on any Canadian or US IBM Education and Training course, contact IBM Education and Training by:

  1. Phoning 1-800-IBM-TEACH (1-800-426-8322), OR
  2. Sending a fax to 1-800-426-9006, OR
  3. Sending a note on-line via the Internet at ibm_education@vnet.ibm.com

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Specified Operating Environment

Hardware Requirements

WebSphere Application Server V1.1 for Windows NT

  • Any Intel-based PC running Windows NT Server V4.0
  • Support for a communications adapter
  • Minimum 40 MB of free disk space for installation
  • CD-ROM drive
  • 24 MB of memory
WebSphere Application Server V1.1 for Sun Solaris
  • Any workstation running Solaris V2.5.1 or later, with native threads package
  • Support for TCP/IP and an adapter
  • Minimum 45 MB of free disk space for installation
  • CD-ROM drive
  • 64 MB of memory

WebSphere Application Server V1.1 for AIX

  • RS/6000 or RS/6000 SP running AIX V4.1.5 or later
  • Support for an appropriate network interface
  • Minimum 45 MB of free disk space for installation
  • CD-ROM drive
  • 64 MB of memory

WebSphere Application Server V1.1 for OS/390

  • Refer to Software Announcement A98-1076, dated August 14, 1998.
Software Requirements

WebSphere Application Server V1.1 for Windows NT

Windows NT Server V4.0 WebSphere Application Server V1.1 for Sun Solaris

Sun Solaris V2.5.1 or later, with native threads package WebSphere Application Server V1.1 for AIX

AIX V4.1.5 or later (5765-393, 5765-C34, 5765-655) WebSphere Application Server V1.1 for OS/390

IBM OS/390 Version 2 Release 6 (5647-A01)

Planning Information

Packaging

WebSphere Application Server V1.1 is shipped in one package that contains the following:

  • IBM International Program License Agreement
  • Programming Support Summary
  • License information
  • Proof of Entitlement (PoE)
  • Hardcopy product overview and installation instructions
  • Two CD-ROMs

To obtain a copy of the primary component (Java Servlet engine) of WebSphere V1.1 on the OS/390 platform when it becomes available, visit our Website at:

  • http://www.software.ibm.com/webservers.
Security, Auditability and Control

WebSphere Application Server V1.1 uses the security and auditability features of the respective operating systems. The customer is responsible for evaluation, selection and implementation of security features, administrative procedures and appropriate controls in application systems and communication facilities.

How-To Support

Customers who acquire ES/9000 processors are eligible to obtain usage assistance through the IBM Systems Service and Support Centre for the warranty period of one year after the ES/9000 installation.

Customers who have purchased S/390 Support Line or SoftwareXcel Premium under the IBM Customer Agreement are eligible to obtain usage assistance through the IBM Systems Service and Support Centre until the end of term of their agreement for S/390 Support Line Services or SoftwareXcel Services.

Pricing for S/390 Support Line and SoftwareXcel Premium are calculated on a monthly rate by CPU model group size. S/390 Support Line is also available on a per call basis. Please refer to IBM Announcement Letter A94-1199, Charges section, for detailed information.

For further information, please contact the IBM Support Family Information Centre at 1-800-465-9600, Monday to Friday from 8AM to 5PM local time, except Canadian statutory holidays.

ORDERING INFORMATION

Orders may be placed by calling IBM Direct at 1-800-IBM-CALL (1-800-426-2255).

If you are interested in more information, please contact any of the following:

  • IBM Marketing Representatives
  • IBM Business Partner - Distributor
  • IBM Business Partner - Solution Provider
  • IBM Business Partner - Reseller
  • IBM Business Partner - Systems Integrator

WebSphere Application Server V1.1 is a stand-alone product with one charge unit - installs. It is available in units of 1. WebSphere Application Server V1.1 is available at an upgrade price for those customers currently licensed for the following qualifying program: IBM WebSphere Application Server V1.0. Upgrades may be acquired up to the current level of use authorized for the qualifying programs.


                                                          Part
Program Name/Description                                  Number
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IBM WebSphere Application 31L2273 Server V1.1 - CD-ROM IBM WebSphere Application 31L2281 Server V1.1 - 1 Install North American Encryption Edition - All Languages Part Program Name/Description Number ------------------------- -------

IBM WebSphere Application 31L2275 Server V1.1 - CD-ROM IBM WebSphere Application 31L2283 Server V1.1 - 1 Install For Canada to distribute to Caribbean customers International Encryption Edition - All Languages

Upgrades

                                                          Part
Program Name/Description                                  Number
-------------------------                                 -------

IBM WebSphere Application 31L2289 Server V1.1 Upgrade from IBM WebSphere Application Server V1.0 - CD-ROM IBM WebSphere Application 31L2297 Server V1.1 Upgrade from IBM WebSphere Application Server V1.0 - 1 Install North American Encryption Edition - All Languages Part Program Name/Description Number ------------------------- -------

IBM WebSphere Application 31L2291 Server V1.1 Upgrade from IBM WebSphere Application Server V1.0 - CD-ROM IBM WebSphere Application 31L2299 Server V1.1 Upgrade from IBM WebSphere Application Server V1.0 - 1 Install For Canada to distribute to Caribbean customers International Encryption Edition - All Languages


TERMS

Licensing:        IBM International Program License Agreement (IPLA).
Proofs of Entitlement (PoE) are required for all authorized use.
Authorization for Copy and Use on Home/Portable Computer

Not applicable for this program.

Limited Warranty - Program:            Yes
Passport Advantage Applies:            Yes

Customers can acquire upgrades up to the currently authorized level of use of the qualifying programs.

AIX/UNIX Upgrade Protection Applies:   No
Entitled Upgrade for Current AIX/UNIX Upgrade

Protection Licensees:
No
Variable Charges Apply:                No
Program Correction Services:           Yes
  End Date:                            January 31, 2001
Program Services

Program Services offers a method of reporting code-related problems for Personal Systems licensed software products or AIX and IBM licensed software products which operate on an AIX or UNIX platform. The base set of Program Services is provided as part of the IBM basic software license agreement. Problems may be reported via e-mail, facsimile or regular mail and will be responded to using the same method as submitted. IBM will respond to customer inquiries within two business days of e-mail or facsimile receipt and seven days of mail receipt and will advise of the problem disposition. E-mail, facsimile and mail addresses are detailed in both the AIX and Personal Systems announcement letters (A94-1193 and A97-1173). If the problem reported is not a known code-related problem and the customer does not have a support contract, they will be advised that IBM will continue to work on the problem for a fee. However, if it is later determined that the problem is code-related, the fee will be waived.

Complimentary Introductory Support (CIS) for AIX:
IBM Canada provides qualifying customers, a complimentary 60 day period of remote technical support. This support provides technical assistance for non-complex installation and usage (how-to) questions and code related problems. Currently, Complimentary Introductory Support will be provided for all installations of eligible AIX Licensed Program Products when an IBM RS/6000 System and AIX are purchased in combination and the IBM RS/6000 System is the first in your enterprise. Complimentary Introductory Support will be provided for a period of 60 days commencing 10 days after shipment. At the completion of the Complimentary Introductory Support period you have the option of continuing with How-To and Usage support by purchasing an AIX/6000 Support Line offering or an AIX/6000 Availability Package.
Fee Service Offerings:
The IBM Personal Systems and AIX/6000 Support Families offer a comprehensive selection of services to address your individual support requirements including: Support Line, Consult Line and IBM House Call. For details regarding the IBM Personal Systems Support Family, refer to IBM Announcement Letter A97-1173. For details regarding the IBM AIX/6000 Support Family, refer to IBM Announcement Letter A94-1193. For additional information call the IBM Support Family Information Centre at 1-800-465-9600.
The IBM Support Family Information Centre:
The IBM Support Family Information Centre in Toronto, Canada, is available to assist IBM Marketing and Services Specialists, Business Partners and Customers with Support Family information, contracts, pricing, billing, marketing, and proposal information. The Support Family Information Centre may be contacted by calling 1-800-465-9600. The facsimile telephone number is 416-383-7626. Office hours are from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. customers' time zone Monday - Friday, excluding holidays. A voice mail message may be left if calling outside of these hours.

NOTE: Products in this announcement running on Non-IBM hardware or Operating Systems are eligible for Program Services and Fee Service Offerings, but are NOT eligible for Complimentary Introductory Support. IBM Lotus International Passport Advantage Agreement: Installation and technical support for the product(s) announced in this letter is also provided by the IBM Lotus International Passport Advantage Agreement. These fee services enhance customer productivity by providing voice and electronic access into the IBM and Lotus support organizations. The IBM Lotus International Passport Advantage Agreement will help answer questions pertaining to usage, "how to" and suspected software defects. For more information, refer to the IBM Lotus International Passport Advantage Agreement announcement letter (A98-0584) or on the Internet at URL: http://www.lotus.com/passportadvantage Installation and technical support for the operating system products is provided by the IBM Support Line offerings as described above. For more information or to purchase an IBM Lotus International Passport Advantage Agreement, contact your IBM Lotus Business Partner.

CHARGES

Prices are subject to change without notice. GST, QST and Sales Taxes, where applicable, are extra.
Product:  WebSphere Application Server
  Version 1.1
                                                   SRP
    Program Package
          31L2273 WebSphere App Srvr V1.1     NA  $1,121
          31L2275 WebSphere App Srvr V1.1   INTL  $1,121
      UPG 31L2289 UPG Websphere App Srvr      NA  $  336
      UPG 31L2291 UPG Websphere App Srvr    INTL  $  336

    Use Authorization for the right to copy and use the program
          31L2281 UA WebSphere App Srvr V1.1  NA  $1,080
          31L2283 UA WebSphere App Srvr V1.1INTL  $1,080
      UPG 31L2297 UPG UA Websphere App Srvr   NA  $  324
      UPG 31L2299 UPG UA Websphere App Srvr INTL  $  324

Optional Personal Systems Support Line Charges

Please refer to the Personal Systems Support Family announcement letter (A97-1173) for a full description of services and pricing options. Optional Personal Systems Support Line Charges: Please refer to the Personal Systems Support Family announcement letter (A97-1173) for a full description of services and pricing options. Optional Monthly AIX/6000 Support Line Charges for products running on AIX:


                 Prime Shift
                 -----------
                    $ 20
Optional monthly support line charges are in addition to AIX Support Line Standard. There is no extra charge for this support if you have AIX Support Line Premium and the program is on the extended list of "eligible" IBM AIX Licensed program products. Please see AIX/6000 Support Family Announcement Letter A94-1193 for further information. Optional Support Line Charges for products announced on non-IBM hardware or Operating Systems such as Sun Solaris:
                 Prime Shift
                 -----------
                   $ 116

Optional IBM Lotus International Passport Advantage Agreement Charges: Pricing and Part #'s (SKUs) are created and maintained by Lotus and are available on the Internet at the following URL: http://www.lotus.com/passportadvantage

ALLOWANCES AND DISCOUNTS

Volume Discount:                 Yes

For information regarding volume orders, please contact your IBM Marketing Representative.

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