IBM United States
Software Announcement 200-251
July 25, 2000
IBM WebSphere Application Server V3.5, Standard Edition Expands Platform Support and Leverages the Performance of the Java 2 Software Development Kit
At a Glance
WebSphere Application Server V3.5, Standard Edition includes:
For ordering, contact:
Your IBM representative, an IBM Business Partner, or IBM Americas Call Centers at 800-IBM-CALL (Reference: YE001).
WebSphere Application Server V3.5, Standard Edition manages and integrates e-business applications while leveraging open Java-based technologies and APIs.
This Web application server is optimized to quickly deploy and manage Java applications.
WebSphere Application Server Version 3.5:
One of the following operating systems and a Web browser that supports HTML 4 and Cascading Style Sheets:
Planned Availability Dates
Two new operating platforms are now supported HP-UX 11 and
Windows 2000. Consistent function and capabilities are provided across
all of the platforms supported by WebSphere Application Server, Standard
Edition. Version 3.5 is expanding the list of supported operating
systems that already includes Windows NT, Sun Solaris, and AIX/6000®.
Java 2 SDK 1.2.2
Java 2 Software Development Kit 1.2.2 is the latest version of the Java
Virtual Machine base required within the server runtime environment.
WebSphere now supports SDK 1.2.2 as well as providing it within the
product package across all supported operating platforms. SDK 1.2.2
provides increased performance and expanded capabilities for improved
dynamic and static Web content.
WebSphere Application Server V3.5, Standard Edition provides ease-of-use
across installation, administration, and product documentation.
WebSphere Application Server V3.5, Standard Edition now has a
comprehensive, complete, and accurate Web-based documentation center that
you can take advantage of right from the start. The installation and
administration procedures have improved usability while still maintaining
a rich and flexible set of selectable configurations and prerequisites
for tailored, open, and complete solutions.
An important aspect of WebSphere (core to the foundation services of
IBM's e-business platform) is its integration capabilities with other
leading products for a robust set of application solution offerings. The
integration with Lotus Domino is enhanced with better support for
Domino's security framework providing single sign-on abilities for
Web-based clients. The integration with WebSphere Commerce Suite is
improved with performance and security features. The integration with
VisualAge for Java is enhanced with support for the Java 2 Software
Development Kit V1.2.2 base across platforms when generating e-business
applications such as servlets, Java Server Pages, and JavaBeans
A function-rich IBM HTTP server (based on technology from the Apache HTTP server) is included with additional security and performance enhancements new for V3.5:
WebSphere Application Server, Standard Edition
WebSphere Application Server V3.5, Standard Edition carries over the functions of the previous version including:
WebSphere Application Server V3.5 does not include the Site Analyzer component. All Passport Advantage customers with active subscriptions as of August 31, 2000, for WebSphere Application Server Version 3.0 Standard, Advanced, or Enterprise editions (non-Linux licenses) are entitled to the same number of no-charge licenses of WebSphere Site Analyzer V3.5 as they are authorized for WebSphere Application Server V3.0. WebSphere Site Analyzer V3.5 will be generally available through normal subscription fulfillment channels. Dynamic language translation is not included with WebSphere Application Server V3.5, Standard Edition.
WebSphere Application Server V3.5, Standard Edition includes software developed by the Apache Group for use in the Apache HTTP server project. For details, visit:
For updates to the following visit our Web Site at:
The deployment environment of WebSphere plugs into the following Web servers:
To make development and testing of applications easier, you can download a development copy of the Java servlet engine from:
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
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.
This program is not impacted by euro currency.
The following languages are included on the CD-ROM: Spanish, Italian, German, French, English, Brazilian Portuguese, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Japanese, Korean.
Product information is available through Offering Information (OITOOL) at:
A printed copy of the Getting Started document is shipped with the product. Help for the WebSphere Administrative Console is also shipped with the product. The Information Center, which includes the total set of product documentation is available in HTML and PDF format from the Web site:
For optimal viewing of this documentation users need a Web browser that supports HTML 4 and Cascading Style Sheet (CSS). Terms and conditions for use of the machine-readable files are shipped with the files.
For Windows NT and Windows 2000
For Sun Solaris
For updates to the following requirements visit our Web site at:
For Windows NT
For Windows 2000
For Sun Solaris
Direct Customer Support: Direct customer support is provided by Personal Systems Support Family for WebSphere Application Server V3.5, Standard Edition for Windows NT and Windows 2000, and by the AIX Support Family for WebSphere Application Server V3.5, Standard Edition for AIX, Sun Solaris, and HP-UX. This fee service enhances customers' productivity by providing voice and electronic access into the IBM support organization. Personal Systems Support Family for WebSphere Application Server V3.5, Standard Edition for Windows NT and Windows 2000, and the AIX Support Family for WebSphere Application Server V3.5, Standard Edition for AIX , Sun Solaris, and HP-UX will help answer questions pertaining to usage, and suspected software defects for eligible products.
This program, when downloaded from a Web site, contains the applicable
IBM license agreement, and License Information (LI), if appropriate, and
will be presented for acceptance at the time of installation of the
program. The license and LI will be stored in a directory such as
LICENSE.TXT for future reference.
Security, Auditability, and Control
WebSphere Application Server V3.5, 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.
WebSphere Application Server V3.5, Standard Edition is a stand-alone product with one charge-unit install. It is available in units of one. WebSphere Application Server V3.5, Standard Edition is available at an upgrade price for those customers currently licensed for WebSphere Application Server V1.0, V1.1, V2.0, and V3.0, Standard Edition. Upgrades can be acquired up to the current level of use authorized for the qualifying programs.
Part Program Name/Description Number North American Encryption Edition with NLS WebSphere Application Server V3.5, 11K6824 Standard Edition, 128-bit -- CD-ROM WebSphere Application Server V3.5, 11K6827 Standard Edition -- 1 Install Part Program Name/Description Number North American Encryption Edition WebSphere Application Server V3.5, 11K6831 Standard Edition Program Package -- Electronic Delivery, -- 128-bit WebSphere Application Server V3.5 11K6833 Standard Edition Program Package -- Electronic Delivery, -- 128-bit, Upgrade from WebSphere Application Server V2.0, V3.0 Standard Edition and from V1.0 and V.1.1
Part Program Name/Description Number North American Encryption Edition with NLS WebSphere Application Server V3.5, 11K6829 Standard Edition Upgrade from WebSphere Application Server V1.0, V1.1, and V2.0/V3.0 Standard Edition, 128-bit -- CD-ROM WebSphere Application Server V3.5, 11K6830 Standard Edition Upgrade from WebSphere Application Server V1.0, V1.1, and V2.0/V3.0 Standard Edition -- 1 Install
Part Program Name/Description Number WebSphere Application Server V3.5, BA6J4NA Standard Edition 128-bit Media Pack
Terms and Conditions
The prices provided in this announcement are suggested retail prices for the U.S. only and are provided for your information only. Dealer prices may vary, and prices may also vary by country. Prices are subject to change without notice. For additional information and current prices, contact your local IBM representative.
Part Program Name/Description Number OTC* North American Encryption Edition with NLS WebSphere Application Server 11K6824 $795 V3.5 Server V3.5, Standard Edition, 128-bit -- CD-ROM 1 Install 11K6827 766 North American Encryption Edition with NLS WebSphere Application Server 11K6831 766 V3.5, Standard Edition Program Package, 128-bit Electronic Delivery WebSphere Application Server 11K6833 230 V3.5, Standard Edition Processor Program Package, 128-bit -- Electronic Delivery, Upgrade from WebSphere Application Server V2.0/V3.0, Standard Edition, and from V1.0 and V1.1 Upgrades North American Encryption Edition with NLS WebSphere Application Server V3.5, Standard Edition Upgrade from WebSphere Application Server V1.0, V1.1 and V2.0/V3.0 Standard Edition, 128-bit -- CD-ROM 11K6829 239 1 Install 11K6830 230
Contact your sales channel for Support Line pricing information.
Passport Advantage: For Passport Advantage and charges, contact your Lotus® representative or authorized Lotus Business Partner. Additional information is also available on the Passport Advantage URL:
Customer Financing: IBM Global Financing offers attractive financing to credit-qualified commercial and government customers and Business Partners in more than 40 countries around the world. IBM Global Financing is provided by the IBM Credit Corporation in the United States. Offerings, rates, terms, and availability may vary by country. Contact your local IBM Global Financing organization. Country organizations are listed on the Web at:
Use Priority/Reference Code: YE001 Phone: 800-IBM-CALL Fax: 800-2IBM-FAX Internet: firstname.lastname@example.org Mail: IBM Atlanta Sales Center Dept. YE001 P.O. Box 2690 Atlanta, GA 30301-2690
You can also contact your local IBM Business Partner or IBM representative. To identify them, call 800-IBM-4YOU.
Note: Shipments will begin after the planned availability date.