IBM WebSphere Application Server V2.0, Standard Edition for Windows NT, Sun Solaris, and AIX Adds National Language Support

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Table of Contents

IBM Announcement Letter No. ZP99-0256 dated April 06, 1999.

  • Title
  • Overview
  • Key Prerequisites
  • At a Glance
  • Description
  • Year 2000
  • Euro Currency
  • Reference Information
  • Program Number
  • Availability of National Languages
  • Supplemental Information
  • Publications
  • Technical Information
  • Specified Operating Environment
  • Planning Information
  • Packaging
  • Security, Auditability and Control
  • Ordering Information
  • Upgrades
  • Customer Financing
  • Charges, Terms & Conditions
  • Terms and Conditions
  • Announcement Countries

  • IBM Announcement Letter No. ZP99-0256 dated April 06, 1999.


    See final section for details of availability and limitations, if applicable.


    Title

    IBM WebSphere Application Server V2.0, Standard Edition for Windows NT, Sun Solaris, and AIX Adds National Language Support

    Overview

    WebSphere Application Server V2.0, Standard Edition is now available with National Language Support.

    WebSphere Application Server V2.0, Standard Edition adds support for leveraging open Java-based technologies and places renewed focus on its function-rich servlet engine for deploying and managing Java-based, server-side applications. It extends the value and versatility of this Web server with:

    • Additional function and SSL security for the IBM HTTP Server
    • Tivoli-ready modules for the WebSphere Server environment
    • Reduced cost of deploying applications on all WebSphere-compliant platforms with the use and reuse of industry-standard tools in an enhanced administration and interface environment
    • Intel and UNIX-based platforms including Windows NT, Sun Solaris, and AIX on HTTP servers from IBM, Apache, Microsoft, and Netscape

    WebSphere Application Server V2.0, Advanced Edition, supports the Enterprise JavaBean standard and CORBA. Customers who want to migrate their CORBA applications from WebSphere Application Server V1.0 or V1.1 should consider the Advanced Edition. For more information, refer to Programming Announcement letter ZP98-0796 dated December 15, 1998.

    To facilitate the development and testing of applications, a development copy of the Java servlet engine can be downloaded from the Web at:

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


    Key Prerequisites

    One of the following operating system environments and a Web browser that supports HTML 4.

    • Windows NT Server Version 4.0, Java Development Kit 1.1.6

    • Sun Solaris Version 2.6 at the latest available maintenance level, Java Development Kit 1.1.6

    • AIX Version 4.2.1, or later, Java Development Kit 1.1.6

    At a Glance

    WebSphere Application Server V2.0, Standard Edition is now available with National Language Support. WebSphere Application Server V2.0, Standard Edition takes you from simple Web publishing to powerful e-business applications. New features include:

    • Web application deployment through dynamic content generation using database access and Java Server Pages (JSP)
    • e-business solutions that grow with your business needs
    • Reliable deployment and management of server-side applications and components
    • An integrated tools environment for creating dynamic content and Java-based applications for deployment on all WebSphere compliant server platforms
    • An easy-to-use administrative interface
    Planned Availability Date: April 1999

    Availability in France of this product including encryption algorithms is subject to French government approval.

    See the complete letter for National Language Availability.


    Description

    WebSphere Application Server V2.0, Standard Edition is now available with 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
    • English
    WebSphere Application Server V2.0, Standard Edition combines the control and portability of server-side business applications with the performance and manageability of Java technologies to offer a comprehensive Java-based Web application platform. Version 2.0 is integral to managing and integrating enterprise-wide applications while leveraging open Java-based technologies and APIs. It enables powerful interaction with enterprise databases and transaction systems.

    This Web application server, which deploys and manages Java applications, includes these features:

    • Full Java support across multiple operating platforms

    • Quick and easy installation across popular Web servers

    • Easy-to-use servlet management and control

    • Full support for the latest Java APIs for servlets and session tracking

    • Support for dynamic Web content generation, including use of Java Server Pages (JSP), servlet applications, and Java beans

    • A function-rich IBM HTTP server (based on technology from the Apache HTTP server) with additional SSL-based security and performance features

    • Tivoli-ready modules that can be managed by Tivoli-based tools

    • Enhanced administration with an improved user interface for application deployment and server administration

    • XML Document Structure Services which enable e-business applications that interchange data via XML to parse, generate, manipulate, and validate XML and XSL-based content.

    This product includes software developed by the Apache Group for use in the Apache HTTP server project. For details, visit the URL:

    http://www.apache.org/

    WebSphere Application Server V2.0, Standard Edition with its open and flexible Web application run-time environment encompasses Java-based servers for Java-based applications and components. Version 2.0 includes:

    • Simple installation

    • Better performance than other methods of extending server function, running as an in-process plug-in with Apache, Netscape, Microsoft Internet Information Server, Lotus Domino Go Webserver, and the HTTP Server

    • 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

    • A "servlet sandbox" feature for greater security when running remotely loaded servlets

    • Support for dynamic page content for defining Java server pages containing embedded Java code, servlet tags, NCSA tags, and Java beans

    • 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 V2.0, Standard Edition plugs into the following servers:
    • Apache Server Version 1.3.2, and later, for Windows NT, Sun Solaris, and AIX
    • Netscape Enterprise Server Version 3.0, and later, for Windows NT, Sun Solaris, and AIX
    • Netscape FastTrack Server Version 3.0, and later, for Windows NT, Sun Solaris, and AIX
    • Microsoft Internet Information Server Version 3.x and 4.0
    • Lotus Domino Go Webserver Release 4.6.2.5, and later, for Windows NT, Sun Solaris, and AIX
    • HTTP Server V1.3.3 for Windows NT, Sun Solaris, and AIX

    To make development and testing of applications easier, you can download a development copy of the Java servlet engine 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.

    Year 2000

    This product is Year 2000 ready. When used in accordance with its associated documentation, it is capable of correctly processing, providing, and/or receiving date data within and between the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, provided that all products (for example, hardware, software, and firmware) used with the product properly exchange accurate date data with it.

    The service end date for this Year 2000 ready product is January 31, 2001.

    Euro Currency

    This program is not impacted by euro currency. This program is EuroReady.


    Reference Information


    Program Number

    Program                           Program
    Name                              Number
    -----------------------------     ---------
     
    IBM WebSphere Application         5648-B82
    Server V2.0, Standard Edition
    

    Availability of National Languages

       Description                Availability Date    Languages
    ------------------            -----------------    ---------
    IBM WebSphere                       04/99          English
    Application Server                                 French
    V2.0, Standard                                     German
    Edition - CD-ROM                                   Italian
                                                       Spanish
    

    Note: Each language version Program Package includes a translated publication for the language and a CDROM that includes all language versions.


    Supplemental Information


    Publications

    No publications are shipped with this program. An HTML version of the product documentation is available on the product CD-ROM. For optimal viewing of this documentation users need a Web browser that supports Cascading Style Sheet (CSS). Terms and conditions for use of the machine-readable files are shipped with the files. WebSphere Application Server V2.0, Standard Edition is available in English and Group 1 Languages.


    Technical Information

    Specified Operating Environment

    Hardware Requirements

    For Windows NT

    • Any Intel-based PC running Windows NT Server V4.0

    • Java Development Kit 1.1.6

    • A Web browser that supports HTML 4

    • Support for a communications adapter

    • Minimum 40 MB of free disk space for installation

    • CD-ROM drive

    • Minimum 64 MB of memory, 128 MB recommended
    For Sun Solaris

    • Any workstation running Solaris V2.5.1, or later, with native threads package

    • Java Development Kit 1.1.6

    • A Web browser that supports HTML 4

    • Support for TCP/IP and an adapter

    • Minimum 45 MB of free disk space for installation

    • CD-ROM drive

    • Minimum 64 MB of memory, 128 MB recommended

    For AIX

    • RS/6000 or RS/6000 SP running AIX V4.2.1, or later

    • Java Development Kit 1.1.6

    • A Web browser that supports HTML 4

    • Support for an appropriate network interface

    • Minimum 45 MB of free disk space for installation

    • CD-ROM drive

    • Minimum 64 MB of memory, 128 MB recommended

    Software Requirements

    For Windows NT

    • Windows NT Server V4.0

    • Java Development Kit 1.1.6

    • A Web browser that supports HTML 4

    For Sun Solaris

    • Sun Solaris V2.5.1, or later, with native threads package

    • Java Development Kit 1.1.6

    • A Web browser that supports HTML 4

    For AIX

    • AIX V4.2.1, or later (5765-C34, 5765-655)

    • Java Development Kit 1.1.6

    • A Web browser that supports HTML 4

    Planning Information

    Packaging

    WebSphere Application Server V2.0, Standard Edition is shipped in one package that contains the following:

    • IBM International Program License Agreement
    • Service and Support Information Sheet
    • License information
    • Proof of Entitlement (PoE)
    • Hardcopy getting started instructions
    • One CD-ROM

    Security, Auditability and Control

    WebSphere Application Server V2.0, Standard Edition 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.


    Ordering Information

    Consult your IBM Marketing Representative.

    WebSphere Application Server V2.0, Standard Edition is a stand-alone product with one charge unit - installs. It is available in units of 1.

                                         Program              Part
    Program Name/Description             Number               Number
    -------------------------            -----                -------
    Not for shipment to France until approved for import
    International Encryption Edition With NLS
     
    IBM WebSphere Application            5648-B82             41L0896
    Server V2.0, Standard Edition
    English - CD-ROM
     
    IBM WebSphere Application            5648-B82             0705472
    Server V2.0, Standard Edition
    French - CD-ROM
     
    IBM WebSphere Application            5648-B82             0705473
    Server V2.0, Standard Edition
    German - CD-ROM
     
    IBM WebSphere Application            5648-B82             0705748
    Server V2.0, Standard Edition
    Italian - CD-ROM
     
    IBM WebSphere Application            5648-B82             41L1028
    Server V2.0, Standard Edition
    Spanish - CD-ROM
     
    IBM WebSphere Application            5648-B82             41L0900
    Server V2.0, Standard Edition
     -1 Install
     
     
                                         Program              Part
    Program Name/Description             Number               Number
    -------------------------            -----                -------
    French Encryption Edition With NLS
     
    IBM WebSphere Application            5648-B82             41L0897
    Server V2.0, Standard Edition
     - CD-ROM
     
    IBM WebSphere Application            5648-B82             41L0901
    Server V2.0, Standard Edition
     - 1 Install
    

    Upgrades

    Existing Customers of IBM WebSphere Application Server Version(s) 1.0 Program Number 5639-F28, IBM WebSphere Application Server Version(s) 1.1 Program Number 5639-F28, can obtain the upgrade to IBM WebSphere Application Server Standard Edition Version 2.0 by ordering the following codes:

                                         Program              Part
    Program Name/Description             Number               Number
    -------------------------            -----                -------
    Not for shipment to France until approved for import
    International Encryption Edition With NLS
     
    IBM WebSphere Application            5648-B82             41L0925
    Server V2.0, Standard Edition
    Upgrade from
    IBM WebSphere Application
    Server V1.0 and V1.1 -
    English CD-ROM
     
    IBM WebSphere Application            5648-B82             0709112
    Server V2.0, Standard Edition
    Upgrade from
    IBM WebSphere Application
    Server V1.0 and V1.1 -
    French CD-ROM
     
    IBM WebSphere Application            5648-B82             0709113
    Server V2.0, Standard Edition
    Upgrade from
    IBM WebSphere Application
    Server V1.0 and V1.1 -
    German CD-ROM
     
    IBM WebSphere Application            5648-B82             0709114
    Server V2.0, Standard Edition
    Upgrade from
    IBM WebSphere Application
    Server V1.0 and V1.1 -
    Italian CD-ROM
     
    IBM WebSphere Application            5648-B82             0709115
    Server V2.0, Standard Edition
    Upgrade from
    IBM WebSphere Application
    Server V1.0 and V1.1 -
    Spanish CD-ROM
     
    IBM WebSphere Application            5648-B82             41L0928
    Server V2.0, Standard Edition
    Upgrade from
    IBM WebSphere Application
    Server V1.0 and V1.1 -
    1 Install
     
     
                                         Program              Part
    Program Name/Description             Number               Number
    -------------------------            -----                -------
    French Encryption Edition With NLS
     
    IBM WebSphere Application            5648-B82             41L0926
    Server V2.0, Standard Edition
    Upgrade from
    IBM WebSphere Application
    Server V1.0 and V1.1 -
    CD-ROM
     
    IBM WebSphere Application            5648-B82             41L0929
    Server V2.0, Standard Edition
    Upgrade from
    IBM WebSphere Application
    Server V1.0 and V1.1 -
    1 Install
    

    Upgrades may be acquired up to the current level of use authorized for the qualifying programs.

    Customers should use the Program Upgrade Order Form which is available from their IBM Marketing Representative.

    Customer Financing

    IBM Global Financing is the organization which can offer to our Customers and Business Partners the adequate solution for financing their IT projects. IBM Global Financing offerings apply to this announcement. Rates, terms and availability may vary by country. Please contact your local IBM Global Financing organization. The list of country organizations is available on the web at: http://www.financing.ibm.com.


    Charges, Terms & Conditions

    • One-Time Charge

    • Version Upgrade Charge is available for the following version upgrade paths:
        From                                To
    	Program 	Title                   	Program 	Title
    	Number  	                        	Number
    

    5639-F28 WebSphere App Svr 1.0 5648-B82 WebSphere v2.0 Std Ed 5639-F28 WebSphere App Svr 1.1 5648-B82 WebSphere v2.0 Std Ed

    Terms and Conditions

    PROGRAM SERVICES

    Such services will be in accordance with the Service Statement included in the program package, and will be available until the Service End Date, January 31, 2001

    Charges, Terms and Conditions are not affected by this announcement.

    License Information

    This section should be read in conjunction with the following two sections on Warranty and Program Services.

    These are the additional terms referred to in the International Program License Agreement (IPLA).

    This License is for IBM WebSphere Application Server Version 2.0 Standard Edition Program Number: 5648-B82

    Your Proof of Entitlement document from IBM will identify the feature purchased.

    Warranty

    IBM standard warranty of media. Warranty period 3 months (or the period required by local legislation, if greater).

    Program Services

    Central Service through mail or fax will be provided by IBM until January 31, 2001.

    Additional fee support will be provided through the IBM Support Line and Country specific service offerings. Please contact IBM for further information on what is available in your Country.

    This program will be subject to the terms of the IBM International Program License Agreement (IPLA) contained in the program package, and not to the Agreement for IBM Licensed Programs.

    This Statement is complementary to the IBM IPLA contained in this package:

    Program Name: IBM WebSphere Application Server Version 2.0 Standard
                  Edition
    Program Number: 5648-B82
    Service End Date: January 31, 2001
    

    For program defect related problems, the following procedure for assistance in problem identification is applicable:

    • Contact your remarketer or distributor or, alternatively
    • Mail or fax the written problem description to IBM.
    IBM will reply in writing with information about correction, bypass or restriction with the intent to make the program perform according to its specifications, or, if there are none, to its principles of operation.

    Customer information needed when submitting a problem:

    • Address and contact name
    • Current maintenance/Corrective Service Diskette (CSD) level
    • Problem Description (typed, not hand written)
    Additional information on customer reported problems can be obtained from your remarketer/distributor or IBM.

    Passport Advantage applies

    Yes

    Passport Advantage Subscription applies

    Yes

    Upgrades

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

    AIX/UNIX Upgrade Protection applies

    No

    Entitled Upgrade Protection Licensees

    No

    AS/400 Software Subscription applies

    No

    Volume Orders

    Yes, contact your IBM representative

    Educational Allowance

    Education Software Allowance Program is not applicable.

    Educational Allowance applies through Passport Advantage Academic VPO.


    Announcement Countries

    All European, Middle Eastern and African Countries except: Iran, Iraq, Libya, Montenegro, Serbia, Sudan, Syria


    The data in this letter is subject to the disclaimer in Letter ZS90-0112, which is available from the same IBM announcement letters database.

    This announcement is provided for your information only. For additional information, please contact your IBM Representative or IBM Business Partner as appropriate.

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