IBM United States
Software Announcement 201-198
June 26, 2001

IBM WebSphere Application Server, Advanced Single Server Edition for Multiplatforms V4.0 Builds Your E-infrastructure

 ENUS201-198.PDF (54KB)

(Corrected on July 6, 2001)

Updated AIX version number in Key Prerequisites. Corrected Hardware Requirements for Linux. Updated Ordering Information with new Passport Advantage part numbers and Software Subscription information. Deleted "processor" from description of program package in Prices section.

At a Glance

WebSphere Application Server, Advanced Single Server Edition for Multiplatforms V4.0 features:

  • Integrated support for open standards for Web services, positioning WebSphere Application Server as the industry's leading production-ready Web application server for the deployment and integration of dynamic e-business solutions
  • Full Java 2 Enterprise Edition (J2EE) platform certification with the richest set of enterprise Java open standard implementations on the market today
  • Powerful interoperability between Web services and J2EE, enabling solution offerings for collaboration, business-to-business, portal serving, content management, commerce, and pervasive computing

For ordering, contact:

Your IBM representative, an IBM Business Partner, or IBM Americas Call Centers at 800-IBM-CALL (Reference: YE001).

Overview

WebSphere™ Application Server, Advanced Single Server Edition for Multiplatforms V4.0 is a lower total cost solution for Java™-based Web application serving within a dynamic e-business environment. With a rich set of application deployment services and transaction management, it features:

  • Powerful Web services for interoperability and business-to-business applications
  • Open standard implementations

Advanced Single Server Edition is an integral product in the IBM e-business platform and the WebSphere software family, with a growth path to the full multiserver Advanced Edition product. Features include:

  • Integrated support for Web service open standards, positioning WebSphere Application Server as the industry's first production-ready Web application server for the deployment of enterprise Web service solutions for dynamic e-business
  • Full Java 2 Enterprise Edition (J2EE) platform certification with the richest set of enterprise Java open standard implementation on the market today
  • Powerful interoperability between Web services and J2EE

Key Prerequisites

One of the following operating systems and, for viewing the product documentation, a Web browser that supports HTML 4 and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS):

  • Windows NT® Server 4.0, SP 6a
  • Windows® 2000 Server or Advanced Server SP1
  • Sun Solaris Version V7 or V8 (both at a maintenance level of October 2000, or later)
  • AIX® Version 4.3.3.07
  • HP-UX V11.0
  • Red Hat 7.1 or SuSE 7.1 Linux

Planned Availability Dates

Build to Plan

  • June 29, 2001, electronic software delivery, English only
  • July 13, 2001, program package, English only
  • August 15, 2001, electronic software delivery, national language support
  • August 31, 2001, program package, national language support

Build to Order

  • July 27, 2001, program package, English only
  • September 14, 2001, program package, national language support

Description

WebSphere Application Server, Advanced Single Server Edition for Multiplatforms V4.0 includes the following features as e-infrastructure enhancements.

Powerful Web Services

WebSphere Application Server, Advanced Single Server Edition for Multiplatforms V4.0 delivers the broadest enablement of enterprise applications and assets to Web services via its unparalleled connectivity and interoperability options:

  • Universal Description, Discovery, and Integration (UDDI) enables e-business applications to communicate with the UDDI business registry.
  • Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP) provides a common format for transporting messages to and from a UDDI registry.
  • XML enables flexible and interactive application communications.
  • Web Services Description Language (WSDL) enables any Java-based application to interoperate with Web services applications.
These integrated Web services extend WebSphere leadership in Web-based distributed transactions to dynamic e-business solutions. Coupled with the upgraded XML parser, based on the open source products, Web service support provides a high degree of flexibility within the foundation Web application server.

Platform Support

WebSphere Application Server V4.0 now supports Red Hat and SuSE Linux. Consistent function and capabilities extend across all supported platforms. The expanded list of platforms also includes Windows NT, Windows 2000, Sun Solaris, AIX, and HP-UX.

Rich J2EE Open Standard Implementations

Full J2EE certification is only the beginning, with rich turbocharged enterprise Java implementations built in and support for the full range of Java-based APIs and protocols including:

  • Compliance with Enterprise JavaBean (EJB) 1.1 component technology that uses XML-formatted descriptor information for increased levels of connectivity and control
  • Support for JDK 1.3 across supported operating system platforms

Interoperability

Powerful interoperability between Web services and J2EE enables solution offerings for:

  • Collaboration
  • Business-to-business
  • Portal serving
  • Content management
  • Commerce
  • Pervasive computing
Open, flexible application deployment with a rich set of application execution services is integral to any WebSphere solution offering. WebSphere Application Server, Advanced Single Server Edition for Multiplatforms V4.0 is a core element of these offerings, and provides compatibility and interoperability with other key products, including:
  • Lotus® Domino™ for e-collaboration
  • WebSphere BtoB Integrator for business-to-business communications and Web services applications
  • WebSphere Everyplace™ Suite for pervasive and mobile computing
  • WebSphere Studio for development

Transaction Management

The EJB engine, supporting the latest EJB technology, monitors and controls containers used within the server. Persistent storage for transactional EJB components includes support for:

  • DB2®
  • Oracle databases
  • Adding support for SequelLink Java Database Connectivity (JDBC) database drivers for Microsoft™ SQL Server

WebSphere Application Server, Advanced Single Server Edition for Multiplatforms V4.0 offers outstanding transaction and application execution management, including:

  • Extensive logging and tracing facilities
  • Online transaction debugger
  • Application assembly tool
  • Enhancements to the administrator client

One-Touch Installation

WebSphere Application Server, Advanced Single Server Edition for Multiplatforms V4.0 includes:

  • Comprehensive and accurate Web-based documentation center that users can take advantage of right from the start
  • Improved installation and administration procedures that offer a rich and flexible set of selectable configurations and prerequisites for tailored, open, and comprehensive solutions
  • New and improved IBM HTTP Server (powered by Apache) with additional facilities for content repository management and performance (via fast-response caching)
  • Improved support for the beans scripting framework to benefit users who generate applications with scripting
  • Separately installable, J2EE and EJB client applications enable easier setup on a client machine of a J2EE-compatible client environment. This allows direct invocation of EJB and J2EE client components from applications on client machines.

Building on a Firm Foundation

This e-business application deployment environment includes a rich set of application services across a comprehensive list of operating platforms and implementations of leading-edge Java 1 technologies and APIs. It focuses on open standards and Web services to deliver an easy-to-use and flexible Web application server integral to solution offerings for commerce, collaboration, BtoB, and content management.

Related Information

WebSphere Application Server, Advanced Single Server Edition for Multiplatforms V4.0 includes software developed by the Apache Software Foundation for use in the Apache HTTP server project and other projects. For details, visit:

For updates to the following, visit:

The deployment environment of WebSphere plugs into the following Web servers:

  • Apache Server Version 1.3.19 for Windows 2000, Windows NT, Sun Solaris, AIX, HP-UX, and Linux
  • iPlanet Web Server Enterprise Edition 4.1 SP 7, for Windows NT, Windows 2000, Sun Solaris, AIX, and HP-UX
  • Microsoft Internet Information Server Version 4.0 on Windows NT
  • Microsoft Internet Information Server Version 5.0 on Windows 2000
  • IBM HTTP Server Version 1.3.19 for Windows NT, Windows 2000, Sun Solaris, AIX, Linux, and HP-UX
  • Lotus Domino Application Server Release 5.0.5 and 5.0.6 for Windows NT, Sun Solaris, AIX, Linux, and HP-UX

For easier and more cost-effective development of applications, you can download a development copy of the primary component (Java application 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 notice.

Accessibility by People with Disabilities

The following Web-based standards apply to Administrative Consoles only.

Section 508 Standard                WebSphere AE
 
Text equivalent                     In compliance
Multimedia presentation             Not applicable
Color                               In compliance
Organization                        In compliance
Server-side image maps              Not applicable
Client-side image maps              Not applicable
Data tables                         In compliance
Multi-logic row or column headers   In compliance
Frames                              In compliance
Flicker                             In compliance
Text-only equivalent pages          In compliance
Scripting language                  In compliance
Electronic forms                    In compliance
Content tracking                    In compliance
Timed response                      Not applicable

The following checklist applies to the Java-based Application Assembly Tool and other optional Java-based and command-line tools.

Section 508 Standard                WebSphere AE
 
Keyboard                            In compliance
Compatibility                       In compliance
Visual focus indicators             In compliance
User interface                      In compliance
  elements
Bitmap images                       In compliance
Textual information                 In compliance
Display attributes                  In compliance through the use
                                      of command line and manual
                                      editing of configuration files
                                      GUI does not comply
 
                                      due to limitations in Swing
Animation                           Not applicable
Color coding                        In compliance
Color and contrast                  In compliance through the use
  settings                            of command line and  manual
                                      editing of configuration files
                                      GUI does not comply
                                      due to limitations in Swing
Flashing or blinking                In compliance
  text
Electronic forms                    In compliance

Euro Currency

This program is not impacted by euro currency.

Statement of Direction

In addition to the platforms made available with this announcement, IBM also intends to provide the WebSphere Application Server, Advanced Single Server Edition for the iSeries platform (including its national language support) in the fourth quarter of 2001.

This product preview is based on IBM's current intentions and development plans, which are subject to change or withdrawal without prior notice.

Trademarks

 
iSeries is a trademark of International Business Machines Corporation.
 
WebSphere and Everyplace are trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States or other countries or both.
 
AIX and DB2 are registered trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States or other countries or both.
 
Microsoft is a trademark of Microsoft Corporation.
 
Windows NT and Windows are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation.
 
Java is a trademark of Sun Microsystems, Inc.
 
Domino is a trademark of Lotus Development Corporation.
 
Lotus is a registered trademark of Lotus Development Corporation.
 
Other company, product, and service names may be trademarks or service marks of others.

Offering Information

Product information is available through Offering Information (OITOOL) at:

Publications

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, you need a Web browser that supports HTML 4 and CSS. Terms and conditions for use of the machine-readable files are shipped with the files.

Technical Information

Hardware Requirements

For Windows NT® and Windows® 2000

  • Any Intel-based PC running Windows NT Server V4.0 SP 6a, or later, or Windows 2000 Server or Advanced Server SP 1
  • Intel Pentium™ processor at 500 MHz, or faster
  • Support for a communications adapter
  • Minimum 180 MB free disk space for installation (includes SDK)
  • CD-ROM drive
  • Minimum 384 MB memory; 512 MB recommended

For Sun Solaris

  • Any workstation running Solaris V7 or V8 at a maintenance level of October 2000, or later
  • Sparc workstation at 440 MHz, or faster
  • Support for TCP/IP and an adapter
  • Minimum 220 MB free disk space for installation (includes SDK)
  • CD-ROM drive
  • Minimum 384 MB memory; 512 MB recommended

For AIX®

  • RS/6000® or RS/6000 SP running AIX V4.3.3.07
  • 604e RS/6000 workstation at 375 MHz, or faster
  • Support for an appropriate network interface
  • Minimum 200 MB free disk space for installation (includes SDK)
  • CD-ROM drive
  • Minimum 384 MB memory; 512 MB recommended

For HP-UX

  • HP 9000 running HP-UX 11.0
  • Support for an appropriate network interface
  • Minimum 240 MB free disk space for installation (includes SDK)
  • CD-ROM drive
  • Minimum 384 MB memory, 512 MB recommended

For Linux

  • Red Hat 7.1 or SuSE 7.1
  • Intel Pentium processor at 500 MHz, or faster
  • Support for TCP/IP and an adapter
  • Minimum 220 MB free disk space for installation (includes SDK)
  • CD-ROM drive
  • Minimum 384 MB memory; 512 MB recommended

Software Requirements

For updates to the following requirements, visit:

For Windows NT

  • Windows NT Server 4.0 SP 6a, or later
  • Netscape Communicator 4.7.3
  • Web browser that supports HTML 4 and CSS

For Windows 2000

  • Windows 2000 or Advanced Server SP 1
  • Netscape Communicator 4.7.3
  • Web browser that supports HTML 4 and CSS

For Sun Solaris

  • Any Sparc workstation running Solaris V7 or V8 at a maintenance level of October 2000, or later
  • Netscape Communicator 4.7.3
  • Web browser that supports HTML 4 and CSS

For AIX

  • AIX V4.3.3.07 (5765-C34)
  • Netscape Communicator 4.7.3
  • Web browser that supports HTML 4 and CSS

For HP-UX

HP-UX V11.0 with the following patches installed in this order:

  • PHCO_19666
  • PHCO_20765
  • PHCO_20882
  • PHKL_18543
  • PHKL_20016
  • PHKL_20202
  • PHSS_17535
  • PHSS_20864
  • PHSS_21472
  • PHSS_21493
  • PHSS_21906

A system that needs European support requires additional patches listed at:

In addition, a system using Oracle 8i for the database requires Netscape Communicator 4.7.3 or any Web browser that supports HTML 4 and CSS and the following patches:

  • PHCO_16039
  • PHCO_16438
  • PHCO_20816
  • PHCO_21187
  • PHKL_20674
  • PHKL_21392
  • PHKL_21532
  • PHNE_21433
  • PHSS_14581
  • PHSS_16931
  • PHSS_18066
  • PHSS_20014
  • PHSS_20578
  • PHSS_20863
  • PHSS_21701

The HP-UX operating platform does not support Brazilian Portuguese or True Type fonts required for DBCS.

For Linux

  • Red Hat 7.1 or SuSe 7.1 Linux
  • Netscape Communicator 4.7.6
  • Web browser that supports HTML 4 and CSS

Planning Information

Direct Customer Support: Direct customer support is provided by Personal Systems Support Family for WebSphere Application Server, Advanced Single Server Edition for Multiplatforms V4.0 for Windows NT and Windows 2000, and by the AIX Support Family for AIX, Sun Solaris, HP-UX, and Linux. This fee service enhances customers' productivity by providing voice and electronic access into the IBM support organization. Support personnel help answer questions pertaining to usage and suspected software defects for eligible products.

Packaging: WebSphere Application Server, Advanced Single Server Edition for Multiplatforms V4.0 is shipped in one package that contains the following:

  • IBM International Program License Agreement (IPLA)
  • Service and Support Information Sheet
  • License information (LI)
  • Proof of Entitlement (PoE)
  • Hardcopy getting started instructions
  • Five CD-ROMs that contain the program code
  • Adding support for SequelLink JDBC database drivers for Microsoft™ SQL Server
  • Two additional CDs providing the following function, added in the national language edition time frame:
    • SequelLink JDBC database drivers
    • J2EE and EJB client applications

This program, when downloaded from a Web site, contains the applicable IBM license agreement, and 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, Advanced Single Server Edition for Multiplatforms V4.0 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

WebSphere Application Server, Advanced Single Server Edition for Multiplatforms V4.0 is a stand-alone product with one charge unit — processors. It is available in units of one. The Processor Program Package feature (CD-ROM) is required for the first processor on the first server. A 1 Processor Entitlement is required for each processor beyond the first one. WebSphere Application Server, Advanced Single Server Edition for Multiplatforms V4.0 is available at an upgrade price for those customers currently licensed for the following qualifying programs: WebSphere Application Server V1.0, V1.1, and V2.0, V3.0, and V3.5 Standard Edition. Only customers who have previously purchased WebSphere Application Server V3.5, Standard Edition using BTO PID numbers are eligible to use the BTO upgrade feature number. Upgrades can be acquired up to the current level of use authorized for the qualifying programs.

The price of WebSphere Application Server, Advanced Single Server Edition for Multiplatforms V4.0 is based on the number of processors in the system or node executing all or any part of the application. In the case of a symmetric multiprocessor (SMP) system, you must also acquire the 1 Processor Entitlement feature.

The following examples illustrate the pricing methodology:

  • Two 4-way SMPs, whether stand-alone systems or nodes in a larger system, require the WebSphere Application Server, Advanced Single Server Edition for Multiplatforms V4.0 Processor Program Package and seven 1 Processor Entitlement features.
  • Upgrade from WebSphere Application Server V2, Standard Edition on a 4-way SMP requires the WebSphere Application Server, Advanced Single Server Edition for Multiplatforms V4.0 Processor Program Package Upgrade and three 1 Processor Upgrade Entitlement features.
  • Upgrades from WebSphere Application Server V2, Standard Edition 1-Install, require a WebSphere Application Server, Advanced Single Server Edition for Multiplatforms V4.0 1 Processor Upgrade Entitlement feature.

Single Pallet Delivery: Consolidates RS/600 hardware, AIX Version 4, and selected AIX licensed program orders into a single delivery. Effective with this announcement, WebSphere Application Server, Advanced Single Server Edition for Multiplatforms V4.0 continues single pallet delivery. The product's entitled publications and media are consolidated with the RS/6000 system unit into a single delivery. The software orders affected are those ordered using the program number 5648-C84 BTO structure, designated as single pallet delivery, and tied to the same preinstalled RS/6000 system order. Select feature 3483 with a preinstalled RS/6000 order to choose single pallet delivery.

WebSphere Application Server, Advanced Single Server Edition for Multiplatforms V4.0

Build to Plan

                                                  Part
Program Name                                      Number
 
English Only
 
128-bit Program Pack                              20P5170
 
National Language Support
 
128-bit Program Pack                              20P5313
 
1 Processor Entitlement                           20P5172
 
English Only
 
Electronic Delivery --                            20P5177
  128-bit Program Pack
 
Electronic Delivery -- 128-bit --                 20P5179
  Upgrade from WebSphere Application
  Server V2.0, V3.0, V3.5, Standard
  Edition and from V1.0 and V.1.1
 
National Language Support
 
Electronic Delivery -- 128-bit                    20P5320
 
Electronic Delivery -- 128-bit --                 20P5322
  Upgrade from WebSphere Application
  Server V2.0, V3.0, V3.5, Standard
  Edition and from V1.0 and V.1.1
 
                                                  Part
Program Name                                      Number
 
Build to Plan
 
Upgrades
 
English Only
 
Program Package, 128-bit Upgrade                  20P5173
  from WebSphere Application
  Server V2.0/V3.0/V3.5, Standard
  Edition, and V1.0, V1.1
 
National Language Support
 
Program Package, 128-bit Upgrade                  20P5316
  from WebSphere Application
  Server V2.0/V3.0/V3.5, Standard
  Edition, and V1.0, V1.1
 
1 Processor Upgrade Entitlement                   20P5175
  from WebSphere Application Server
  V2.0/V3.0/V3.5, Standard Edition
  and V1.0, V1.1
 
English Media Pack                                BA6WDNA
 
NLV Media Pack                                    BA7VZML

Passport Advantage

Volume Purchase Options
 
License                                           D50D3LL
License + SW Sub to Anniv. Date                   D50D4LL
License + SW Sub to 2nd Anniv. Date               D50D5LL
SW Sub Renewal                                    E0033LL
SW Sub after License to Anniv. Date               D50D6LL
SW Sub after License to 2nd Anniv.                D50D7LL
  Date
Upgrade                                           No SKU needed
Trade-Up License + SW Sub to Anniv.               D50JSLL
  Date
 
Contract Options
 
License                                           No SKU needed
License + SW Sub to Anniv. Date                   D50D1LL
License + SW Sub to 2nd Anniv. Date               D50D2LL
SW Sub Renewal                                    E0034LL
Upgrade Only                                      No SKU needed
SW Sub after License to Anniv. Date               D50E1LL
SW Sub after License to 2nd Anniv.                D50E2LL
  Date
Trade-Up License + SW Sub to Anniv.               D50JTLL
  Date
Trade-Up License + SW Sub + Support               D50JULL
  to Anniv. Date
 
CO Support Options
 
Support to 2 Anniv. Date -- FLAT                  No SKU needed
Support to 1 Anniv. Date                          D50D8LL
Licence + SW Sub + Support to                     D50D9LL
 
  Anniv. Date
Licence + SW Sub + Support to 2nd                 D50E0LL
  Anniv. Date
SW Sub & Support after Licence to                 D50E3LL
  Anniv. Date
SW Sub Renewal + Support Renewal                  E0035LL
  to Anniv.
License + Support to Anniv. Date                  No SKU needed

WebSphere Application Server, Advanced Single Server Edition for Multiplatforms V4.0

Build to Order (5630-A23)

                           OTC(1)      Medium
                           Feature     Feature    Language
Description                Number      Number     Indicator
 
CD-ROM
 
Program                    0006        5809       2924
  Pack -- English
 
1 Processor                0007
 
Build to Order
 
Upgrades
 
                           OTC         Medium
                           Feature     Feature    Language
Description                Number      Number     Indicator
 
CD-ROM
 
Upgrade from               0012        5809       2924
  WebSphere
  Application Server
  V2.0/V3.0/V3.5,
  Standard Edition,
  and V1.0, V1.1
  Program
  Pack -- English
 
Upgrade from               0013
  WebSphere
  Application Server
  V2.0, V3.0/V3.5,
  Standard Edition,
  and V1.0, V1.1 --
  1 Processor
1
One-time charge

Software Subscription for AIX 5692-SSO: Customers who purchased protection for V3.5 of WebSphere Application Server Advanced Edition (5648-C84) under Software Subscription for AIX (5692-SSO), are entitled to receive Version 4.0 of WebSphere Application Server Advanced Single Server Edition (5630-A23) at no charge. Eligible customers should add the applicable CD media supply feature number, from the table below, to their existing 5692-SSO record.

                                                  CD-ROM
                                                  Supply
                                     CD-ROM       Feature
                       Eligible      Supply       NLS
                       Billing       Feature      Including
Description            Features(2)   (English)(3) English(4)
 
From WebSphere         6719          0578         0579
  Application          6722
  Server Advanced      6723
  Edition V3.5
  (5648-C84)
  to WebSphere
  Application
  Server Advanced
  Edition V4.0
  (5630-A23)
2
Denotes billing features that customer must have previously purchased in order to receive this upgrade at no charge. The billing features must currently be on a customer's record as proof of eligibility.
3
Available July 13, 2001
4
Available August 27, 2001

New Licensees for Future Upgrades of SSO: To register for future upgrades of products from Software Subscription for AIX for programs described in this announcement, specify 5692-SSO and feature number 9001 for asset registration, and the applicable billing features with quantity equal to the number of licenses in the Software Subscription for AIX contract. Use the tables below as reference to select the appropriate billing feature.

                                                    ASC(5)
                                Order               Feature
Description                     Type                Number
 
5630-A23 WebSphere              5692-SSO
  Application
  Server, Advanced
  Single Server
  Edition for
  Multiplatforms V4.0
  Processor
  Program Pack
 
Per Processor                                       0050
5
Annual support charge

Withdrawal of Software Subscription for AIX Feature Numbers

                                Program             Feature
Description                     Number              Number
 
Software Subscription           5692-SSO            6719
  for AIX for WAS 3.5                               6722
  Advanced Edition                                  6723

Customization Options: Select the appropriate feature number to customize your order with delivery options desired. This features can be specified on the initial or MES orders.

                                                    Feature
Description                                         Number
 
Initial Shipments
 
Serial number only (suppresses shipment             3444
 of media and documentation)
 
Expedite Shipments
 
Local IBM office expedite                           3445
 (for IBM use only)
 
Customer expedite process charge                    3446
 ($30 charge for each product)

Expedite shipments will be processed to receive 72-hour delivery from the time IBM Software Delivery and Fulfillment (SDF) receives the order. SDF will then ship the order via overnight air transportation.

Terms and Conditions

Licensing: IPLA. Proofs of Entitlement are required for all authorized use.

LI Form Number: CT055ML

Limited Warranty Applies: Yes

Program Services: Available until September 30, 2003

Money-Back Guarantee: 30-day, money-back guarantee

Copy and Use on Home/Portable Computer: No

Volume Orders (IVO): Yes, contact your IBM representative.

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.

Usage Restriction: Yes

Restrictions

  • Language support in the national language edition is limited to the languages supported by the operating system.
  • InstantDB is a light-weight database provided for use by WebSphere samples only. Use of InstantDB for creation and deployment of CMP beans or persistence is not supported.
  • Support for SequelLink JDBC database drivers on Microsoft SQL Server becomes available in the national language edition time frame
  • Separately installable J2EE and EJB client applications becomes available in national language edition time frame.

Deprecated Function

The use of the ".servlet" configuration file by the WebSphere Application Server PageList Support will be deprecated. This does not mean that the PageList Support is to be deprecated, only the use of the ".servlet" file.

Removed Function

  • The WebSphere Application Server Connection Manager Version 2.0 APIs have been removed. Applications using this must be migrated to the new WebSphere Connection Pooling model.
  • Support for processing JavaServer Pages (JSP) Version .91 has been removed.
  • Support for processing JSP Version 1.0 has been removed. Because the JSP Version 1.1 specification is built on the JSP Version 1.0 specification, all JSPs developed at the Version 1.0 level specification will be directly compatible and capable of being executed on WebSphere Application Server Version 4.0.
  • Native install capability for the UNIX-based platforms is removed. WebSphere Application Server Version 4.0 is installed using a Java-based install application, which includes the option of performing a "silent" install.
  • Remote request invocation through the use of the OSE remote support is removed. The equivalent capability can be achieved through the use of the new HTTP transport support.
  • Remote request invocation through the use of the servlet redirector support is removed. The equivalent capability can be achieved through the use of the new HTTP transport support.
  • The XML parser XML4J Version  2.0.15 is removed and replaced with XML4J Version 3.1.1.
  • For those customers who have a "not supported" agreement with IBM for the use of the private enterprise performance monitoring (EPM) APIs, these APIs have been removed. The equivalent capability can be achieved through the use of the performance monitoring interface (PMI) APIs.
  • The XMLConfig configuration tool is not included for the WebSphere Application Server Advanced Single Server Version 4.0. It is only included with the WebSphere Application Server Advanced Edition Version 4.0.

IBM Operational Support Services — Support Line: Yes

AIX/UNIX® Upgrade Protection Applies: Yes

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

AS/400® Software Subscription Applies: No

Variable Charges Apply: No

Educational Allowance Available: Yes, 15% education allowance applies to qualified education institution customers.

Prices

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.

WebSphere Application Server, Advanced Single Server Edition for Multiplatforms, V4.0

Build to Plan

                                        Part
Program Name                            Number         OTC
 
North American Encryption
English Only
 
Program Package,                        20P5170        $8,000
  128-bit
  Program Pack
 
1 Processor Entitlement                 20P5172         7,975
 
North American Encryption
National Language Support
 
Program Package, 128-bit                20P5313         8,000
 
North American Encryption Edition
English Only
 
Program Package --                      20P5177         7,975
  Electronic Delivery, 128-bit
 
Program Package --                      20P5179         7,195
  Electronic Delivery, 128-bit
  Upgrade from WebSphere
  Application Server V2.0,
  V3.0, V3.5, Standard Edition
  and from V1.0 and V.1.1
 
                                        Part
Program Name                            Number         OTC
 
North American Encryption Edition
National Language Support
 
Program Package --                      20P5320        $7,975
  Electronic Delivery, 128-bit
 
Program Package --                      20P5322         7,195
  Electronic Delivery, 128-bit
  Upgrade from WebSphere
  Application Server V2.0,
  V3.0, V3.5, Standard Edition
  and from V1.0 and V.1.1

WebSphere Application Server, Advanced Single Server Edition for Multiplatforms, V4.0

Build to Plan

Upgrades

                                        Part
Program Name                            Number         OTC
 
North American Encryption Edition
English Only
 
Program Package,                        20P5173        $7,205
  128-bit Upgrade from
  WebSphere Application
  Server V2.0/V3.0/V3.5,
  Standard Edition, and
  V1.0, V1.1
 
1 Processor Upgrade                     20P5175         7,195
  Entitlement --
  from WebSphere Application
  Server V2.0/V3.0/V3.5,
  Standard Edition and
  V1.0, V1.1
 
North American Encryption Edition
National Language Support
 
Program Package,                        20P5316         7,205
  128-bit Upgrade from
  WebSphere Application
  Server V2.0/V3.0/V3.5,
  Standard Edition, and
  V1.0, V1.1
 
                                                       Level A,
                                                       License
                                        Part           Only
Program Name                            Number         Price
 
VPO Instl WebSphere                     D50D3LL        $7,020
  Application SV AD Sv1Pro

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WebSphere Application Server, Advanced Single Server Edition for Multiplatforms, V4.0

Build to Order

                                        OTC
                                        Feature
Description                             Number         OTC
 
English Only and National Language Support
 
Program Pack                            0006           $8,000
 
1 Processor                             0007            7,975
 
Upgrades
 
English Only and National Language Support
 
Upgrade from WebSphere                  0012            7,205
  Application Server
  V2.0/V3.0/V3.5,
  Standard Edition, and
  V1.0, V1.1
  Program Pack
 
                                        OTC
                                        Feature
Description                             Number         OTC
 
Upgrade from WebSphere                  0013           $7,195
  Application Server
  V2.0, V3.0/V3.5,
  Standard Edition, and
  V1.0, V1.1 --
  1 Processor

Software Subscription for AIX — 5692-SSO

 
                                        ASC
                           Order        Feature
Description                Type         Number         ASC
 
5630-A23 WebSphere         5692-SSO
  Application Server,
  Advanced Single
  Server Edition for
  Multiplatforms, V4.0
  Processor Program
  Pack
 
Per Processor                           0050           $1,600

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