IBM WebSphere Application Server, V5.1 features outstanding support for key Java and Web services standards

IBM United States Software Announcement 203-319
November 25, 2003

 ENUS203-319.PDF (71KB)

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Overview Technical information
Key prerequisites Ordering information
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At a glance

As the foundation of the WebSphere software platform, WebSphere Application Server leverages existing software assets and helps make your administrative resources more productive.

WebSphere Application Server, designed for full J2EE V1.3 compatibility and support for SDK 1.4, helps you meet the changing demands of dynamic e-businesses by offering:

  • Exceptional support for key Web services standards
  • Native Java Message Service provider
  • Integrated development tools
  • Performance Advisors and Request Metrics, automatic features that help enhance performance through tuning advice and monitoring capabilities
  • Broad cross-platform support
  • Outstanding connectivity
  • Exemplary performance and scalability

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Your IBM representative or IBM Americas Call Centers at 800-IBM-CALL (Reference: YE001).
 
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Overview

WebSphere® Application Server is a comprehensive, sophisticated, Java™ 2 Enterprise Edition (J2EE) and Web services technology-based application platform. Version 5.1 includes maintenance release V5.0.2 support for the Software Development Kit for Java Technology Edition 1.4 (SDK 1.4) client container and improvements in Web services interoperability and security, performance and application tuning, platform support, systems management, and database integration.

New in V5.1 is complete client and server support for SDK 1.4, including:

  • Third-generation support for all of the Web services standards needed to transform and integrate business designs and business processes while helping to ensure business continuity through better integration with key partners, suppliers, and customers
  • Support for the June 2003 Board Approved Draft of the WS-I Basic Profile 1.0 (the first production-level application server to do so), giving developers a head start on interoperating across heterogeneous environments and enterprise boundaries
  • Support for SDK 1.4 as the first step toward J2EE 1.4 compliance, allowing enterprises to use Java technology to develop more demanding business applications with less effort and in less time
  • Advanced Performance Advisors, which makes suggestions on how to set the most critical WebSphere Application Server parameters to maximize performance
  • Request Metrics, which helps administrators debug and monitor their system by timing individual requests as they progress through WebSphere Application Server components
  • Support for Linux on IBM eServer iSeries™ and IBM eServer pSeries®, plus Microsoft™ Windows™ Server 2003 among others, maintains the industry's broadest platform support

 
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Key prerequisites

For details, refer to the Software requirements and Hardware requirements sections.
 
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Planned availability dates

Build to Plan

  • December 5, 2003, electronic software delivery, national language support for Multiplatforms
  • December 19, 2003, electronic delivery, national language support for iSeries
  • December 30, 2003, media pack, national language support for Multiplatforms
  • January 16, 2004, media pack, national language support for iSeries

 
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Description

Cost-effective resource utilization

In today's highly competitive business environment, it is more important than ever to fully utilize your resources, from hardware to personnel. WebSphere Application Server, V5.1 greatly improves your ability to leverage your assets. Features such as Access Intent, Optimistic Concurrency, and In-Memory Replication of Session State help lower costs.

Centralized administration

As your business needs change, you can quickly and easily move from one configuration to another using WebSphere Application Server, V5.1. Automating your operations becomes easier through scripting, using languages like Jacl to mimic the flow of user administration. Standard JMX interfaces are available to enable you to manage your operations and applications more effectively.

Rich J2EE implementations

SDK 1.4 support enables you to use Java technology to develop more demanding business applications with less effort and in less time. New functions within the core SDK 1.4 platform save developers time by helping eliminate the need to write custom code. This allows developers to use a single technology to develop, test, and deploy end-to-end enterprise applications and solutions.

In addition to SDK 1.4, WebSphere Application Server's J2EE V1.3 support helps simplify enterprise applications by basing them on standardized, modular components. Comprehensive services handle many details of application behavior automatically, with little complex programming. J2EE V1.3 offers simplified business integration via J2EE connectors and JMS. Included are full J2EE implementations with robust enterprise Java implementations built in and a comprehensive range of Java-based APIs and protocols. These include:

  • Compliance with Enterprise JavaBeans (EJB) 2.0 component technology, including enhanced container-managed persistence and message-driven beans support
  • Support for SDK 1.4 across supported operating system platforms
  • Improved Java security APIs in the distributed security model
  • An expanded programming model to include more loosely coupled integration through asynchronous messaging
  • The ability to write and manipulate JSP in XML

Messaging integration to improve productivity

The JMS API helps improve programmer productivity by defining a common set of messaging concepts and programming strategies. It helps simplify enterprise development, allowing loosely coupled, reliable, asynchronous interactions among J2EE components and legacy systems capable of messaging. A developer can easily add new behavior to a J2EE application with existing business events by adding a new message-driven bean to operate on specific business events. The JMS provider is a messaging system designed to be compliant with JMS technology that offers a convenient, integrated enterprise messaging transport infrastructure.

Unleash powerful Web services

Create distributed applications developed with disparate tools and architectures over the Web. WebSphere Application Server, V5.1:

  • Provides third-generation support for all of the Web services standards needed for describing and deploying applications or services on a network in a consistent way so that they can be discovered and invoked in a more secure and reliable manner
  • Supports the June 2003 Board Approved Draft of WS-I Basic Profile 1.0 (the first production-level application server to do so), giving developers of Web services applications a head start on interoperating across heterogeneous environments and enterprise boundaries
  • Supports the following standards: WSDL 1.1, JSR 109, UDDI 1.0 and 2.0, SOAP 1.1, and SOAP 1.1 with Attachments, SAAJ 1.1, WSIF, JSR 101, WS-Security, XML Signature, XML Encryption, and SOAP over JMS

WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment provides additional function, including:

  • Universal Description, Discovery, and Integration (UDDI) Registry, a registry that allows storage of business units that describe basic services
  • Helping users find information about Web services, acting as a directory of services
  • Enabling developers to publish and test their internal e-business applications in a security-enhanced private environment

Web services gateway helps reduce development costs by making selected services available to different divisions within an enterprise, either outside the firewall or using different protocols. With the Web services gateway, developers and IT managers can "externalize" a Web service so that it can be invoked by users from outside the firewall with the benefit of robust security protection.

High availability

WebSphere Application Server offers deployment options with clustering and failover, enabling high availability of critical enterprise Java applications. Version 5.1 includes improved weighted workload distribution and failover of clustered application servers, isolation of application servers to avoid single points of failure, and a simpler configuration infrastructure for much better coordination and integrity of related changes. The power of first failure data capture means that your application server will be better able to report and analyze problems as they occur.

Enhanced security

Outstanding security is provided through a sophisticated infrastructure and extensive support of open, standards-based Java specifications. WebSphere Application Server, V5.1 supports:

  • Java Authentication and Authorization Services (JAAS) to authenticate new principals and manage privilege information for a principal
  • Java 2 Security Model to help secure system resources
  • Java Secure Socket Extension (JSSE) to help secure communication channels based on Transport Level Security (TLS/SSL)
  • Java Cryptographic Extension (JCE)
  • Java Cryptographic Architecture (JCA) for Java cryptographic extensibility such as for PKI integration
  • Common Secure Interoperability V2 (CSIv2) for interoperability between application servers

Together, these enable you to implement standards-based security capabilities within your enterprise applications. Additionally, sophisticated enterprise topologies and infrastructure can be implemented by leveraging WebSphere's pluggable security architecture. This includes:

  • Pluggable user registries that exploit LDAP or custom registries
  • Web single sign-on exclusively provided by WebSphere or through integration with front-end authentication end-points through Trust Association Interceptor (TAI) technology (Reverse Proxy Security Servers)
  • End-to-end access to enterprise information systems using rich security features and exploiting the pluggable principal and credential mapping facility
The caching proxy provides plug-in support for Tivoli® Access Manager that allows users to exploit the Access Manager infrastructure, and an LDAP plug-in that allows users to exploit an LDAP-based repository for storing user authentication and authorization information.

Improved performance analysis and application tuning

New enhancements aid in significantly boosting performance:

  • Developments within the SDK 1.4 JVM layer, including features such as Concurrent Mark, Sweep Collector, and Parallel Garbage Collector, take full advantage of processing power to increase application performance
  • Redesign of the Java Transaction API (JTA) helps optimizes EJB paths for peak performance

Autonomic performance maximization features help you make the most of your environment with tuning advice and monitoring capabilities:

  • Advanced Performance Advisors help simplify the administrator's job by making suggestions on how to set the most critical WebSphere Application Server parameters to maximize performance. Performance Advisors use live data collected from a running system to give tuning advice.
  • The new Request Metrics function helps administrators debug and monitor their systems by timing individual requests as they progress through WebSphere Application Server components.

Additionally, WebSphere Application Server, V5.1 delivers top-notch performance, providing higher user throughput and scalability:

  • Improved instrumentation helps you better understand performance bottlenecks and more accurately tunes applications.
  • Performance data from Request Metrics (RM) and Performance Monitoring Interface (PMI) provide better monitoring capabilities.
  • Tivoli Performance Viewer (formerly Resource Analyzer) allows you to view performance data, optimize the application server, and tune your applications and operational environment.

WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment provides additional functionality, including enhanced workload management and dynamic caching and performance management tools. This distributes workload across multiple servers through sophisticated load balancing and clustering capabilities. Also provided are:

  • Custom advisors that monitor server health
  • Content-based routing for more effective session management
  • Enhanced edge-based caching capabilities for improved response time via such features as dynamic caching of JSP/servlet requests and end-to-end SSL support to offload back-end servers.

Integrated tools support

WebSphere Application Server is optimized to work with the separately available WebSphere Studio Application Developer, an integrated Java development environment, based on the Open Eclipse framework, that implements Java and Web services applications. Server administration tools include Debugger, Online Trace, and Log Analyzer. WebSphere Application Server includes Struts Framework, which is provided as a convenience for customer application development.

Wide interoperability

  • Integrate ActiveX applications and components for use within enterprise Java applications.
  • Leverage existing Microsoft™ applications and components, while creating new enterprise applications, or implement existing COM/DCOM applications using Java and WebSphere Application Server.
  • Utilize bidirectional CORBA connectivity support to leverage your existing CORBA investments, including investments in popular third-party CORBA servers and clients, within the WebSphere J2EE environment.

Easy to install and use

Package J2EE applications much more easily with the Assembly Toolkit (ATK), available in the V5.0.2 maintenance release of WebSphere Application Server and also now in V5.1:

  • Is based on the Eclipse Framework so it works as a natural part of the WebSphere Studio environment; visit: http://www.eclipse.org
  • Provides much-improved function, better usability, and a more consistent user interface with the Eclipse toolset
  • Includes an interface that assists users in updating XML for packaging procedures and assists in other value-add tasks not directly related to packaging but which will help in their deployment

Enjoy additional usability enhancements and improvements:

  • Build solutions on one WebSphere Application Server configuration today and, based on future needs, add or upgrade later with less migration
  • Improve the installation experience with integrated and flexible installation across components
  • Improve administration of WebSphere applications through a browser-based administrative UI and XML configuration plus additional automation of distributed system management
  • Install and administer capabilities via the exposed JMX interface and extended command line interface
  • Enable partners to achieve a far more seamless integration of WebSphere Application Server with their applications

Broad database integration

WebSphere Application Server supports the current databases and drivers so that you can take advantage of their new features. Included are DB2®, DB2 Universal Database® (UDB) for iSeries, Informix™, SQL Server, Sybase, Oracle, and Cloudscape. A new, integrated DB2 Correlator with WebSphere Trace provides improved serviceability and better debugging when using WebSphere Application Server with either DB2 or UDB DB2 for iSeries. WebSphere Application Server, V5.1 also extends support to the following databases to further enable you to use your existing assets: new JDBC type 2 driver support for DB2 V8, Sybase 12.5, and Oracle 9iR2 on Linux for IBM eServer zSeries®. For additional information on supported versions, visit:

Extensive platform support

With V5.1, WebSphere Application Server and WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment add to their already broad platform support. Consistent capabilities extend across all supported platforms, including:

  • AIX® 5.1
  • AIX 5.2
  • HP-UX Operating Environment 11iv1
  • OS/400® 5.1
  • OS/400 5.2
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS/ES/AS for Intel™ (x86) 2.1
  • Solaris 8
  • Solaris 9
  • UnitedLinux v1.0 for zLinux, pSeries, and iSeries
  • UnitedLinux v1.0 SP2a for Intel
  • Windows 2000 Advanced Server
  • Windows 2000 Server
  • Windows Server 2003 Enterprise
  • Windows Server 2003 Standard

IBM Business Solutions

IBM Business Solutions, a set of two enterprise Web applications including IBM Telephone Directory and IBM Welcome Page, are available for iSeries servers. These applications provide integrated solutions to common business needs that work with your existing applications, server components, and enterprise data. IBM Business Solutions demonstrate the value of integrated e-business solutions, increase worker productivity, provide services that virtually any business may find useful, and are easy to understand and use.

Web Services Object Runtime Framework

Integrated with WebSphere Application Server for iSeries runtime, Web Services Object Runtime Framework (WORF) enables easy administration and deployment of DB2 UDB Web services. A sample application is provided and easily deployed from the application server's integrated GUI. WORF provides an environment to easily create simple XML-based Web services that access DB2. Using Apache Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP) 2.2, or later, and the Document Access Definition Extension (DADX) standards, you can, with minimal knowledge of SQL or XML, specify a Web service.

You can also use DB2 UDB Extenders (5722-DE1) to implement Web services within WORF. The DB2 XML Extender (part of 5722-DE1) consists of a set of stored procedures, user-defined types (UDT), and user-defined functions (UDF) that you can use to store and retrieve XML data using DB2. The DB2 XML Extender allows XML documents to be stored intact, and optionally indexed in side tables, using the XML column access method, or as a collection of relational tables using the XML collection access method.

Feature and interface improvement replacements

In keeping with IBM's commitment to open standards, the Common Connection Framework (CCF) will be replaced with Java Connector Architecture (JCA) in WebSphere Application Server, V5.1. CCF functions will be delivered in this release for migration purposes. IBM recommends customers put migration plans in place to remove application dependencies, and build all new applications on the new, replacement interfaces. IBM will continue to support these replaced interfaces until end of service of this WebSphere release; thereafter, support will be withdrawn.

CCF broke new ground upon release and has significantly influenced the evolution of the now industry-standard JCA. IBM is committed to open standards. Our strategy is to help customers move toward industry standards as they provide the necessary function. IBM recommends that customers put plans in place to complete migration of their CCF applications to JCA within the next three years.

Related information

WebSphere Application Server includes technology based on Apache Struts, which is provided as a convenience for customer application development. For details, visit:

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

  • Apache Server
  • Sun ONE Web Server
  • Microsoft Internet Information Server
  • IBM HTTP Server
  • Lotus® Domino™ Enterprise Server

For details on specific supported versions of these servers, visit:

To try out the application server, you can download a trial version from:

This copy is for use in the development and testing, but not the deployment, of Web applications; no support is provided. Users are required to agree to these terms and conditions before completing the download. IBM reserves the right to withdraw this offer at any time. Components of DB2 are included in WebSphere Application Server for Developers, V5.1 and WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment, V5.1. In addition, components of IBM Edge Server are included in WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment, V5.1. There are also license restrictions on the use of these components. For more information, visit:

If you want to obtain a configuration of WebSphere Application Server without a component previously made available by IBM as a separate product, contact your IBM representative to initiate the special bid process.

Section 508 of the U.S. Rehabilitation Act

WebSphere Application Server, V5.1, WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment, V5.1, and WebSphere Application Server for Developers, V5.1 are capable, as of December 5, 2003, when used in accordance with IBM's associated documentation, of satisfying the applicable requirements of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, provided that any assistive technology used with the product properly interoperates with it.
 
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Product positioning

WebSphere Application Server is available with multiple configuration options. This enables support for a wide variety of scenarios, from simple administration of a single server to a clustered, highly available, high-volume environment with edge-of-network services all on a single server foundation. Options include:

WebSphere Application Server — Express

  • Offers a cost-effective, out-of-the-box solution for managing simple, yet dynamic Web sites with a simplified Web application server and a development environment based on WebSphere Studio
  • Employs the latest Java technology and Web services standards, enabling you to convert ordinary, static Web sites into dynamic Web experiences that engage customers and empower employees
  • Provides five-click wizard-driven installation
  • Allows you to leverage existing skills using a simplified programming model
  • Offers a smooth migration to other WebSphere Application Server and WebSphere Studio configurations

WebSphere Application Server

  • Delivers the premier Java-based application server, integrating enterprise data and transactions for business on demand
  • Provides a rich e-business application deployment environment
  • Offers a set of application services that include enhanced capabilities for enablement and management of heterogeneous Web services, and increased security, performance, availability, connectivity, and scalability
  • Extends the Java 2 Enterprise Edition (J2EE) 1.3 programming model by providing a comprehensive infrastructure to support production-ready deployment of Web services-based applications
  • Supports core Web services standards like XML, Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP), and Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
  • Support for SDK 1.4 is the first step toward J2EE 1.4 compliance and allows enterprises to use Java technology to develop more demanding business applications with less effort and in less time (new in V5.1)
  • Deploys Web services with the communication mechanism of your choice, including SOAP and HTTP, Java Message Service (JMS), or Remote Method Invocation Internet Inter-ORB Protocol (RMI/IIOP)

WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment

  • Offers one of the first production-ready Web application servers for the deployment of enterprise Web services solutions for dynamic e-business
  • Provides advanced Web services and clustering capabilities
  • Offers private UDDI registry for easier deployment of internal Web services applications and a Web services gateway for external applications that request Web services to use rich security features to access an internal Web services provider application

WebSphere Application Server for z/OS®

  • Delivers a J2EE application server specifically optimized to utilize the unique qualities of services provided by zSeries hardware and the z/OS operating system
  • Built to provide the robust, enterprise-level capabilities for workload management, availability, and scalability demanded by the most advanced mission-critical e-business applications

WebSphere Application Server Enterprise

  • Provides a next-generation application server that simplifies build-to-integrate tasks, accelerates application development, and enables dynamic application flexibility
  • Offers advanced build-to-integrate capabilities such as advanced application adapters, application workflow composition and choreography, extended messaging, dynamic rules-based application adaptability, internationalization, and asynchronous processing
  • Delivers more integration capabilities than WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment through innovations extending beyond the limitations of the J2EE standards

Trademarks

 
iSeries, Informix, and Domino are trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States or other countries or both.
 
WebSphere, the e-business logo, pSeries, Tivoli, DB2, DB2 Universal Database, zSeries, AIX, OS/400, Lotus, and z/OS are registered trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States or other countries or both.
 
Intel is a trademark of Intel Corporation.
 
Windows and Microsoft are trademarks of Microsoft Corporation.
 
Java is a trademark of Sun Microsystems, Inc.
 
Other company, product, and service names may be trademarks or service marks of others.

 
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Offering Information

Product information is available through the Offering Information Web site at:

Information is also available through the Passport Advantage® Web site at:


 
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Publications

Help for the WebSphere® Application Server Administrative Console is shipped with the product. 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.
 
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Technical information

Hardware requirements

For Windows™ 2000 Server and Windows Server 2003

  • Any Intel™-based PC running Windows 2000 Server, or Advanced Server SP 4, or later, Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition or Enterprise Edition
  • Intel Pentium™ processor at 500 MHz, or faster
  • Support for a communications adapter
  • Minimum 596 MB free disk space for installation (includes SDK)
  • CD-ROM drive
  • Minimum 256 MB physical memory; 512 MB recommended

For Sun Solaris

  • Any workstation running Solaris V8 or V9 with the Patch Cluster of July 2003, or later
  • Sparc workstation at 440 MHz, or faster
  • Support for TCP/IP and an adapter
  • Minimum 580 MB free disk space for installation (includes SDK)
  • CD-ROM drive
  • Minimum 256 MB physical memory; 512 MB recommended

For HP-UX

  • HP-UX 11iv1 with Quality Pack of June 2003, or later
  • HP 9000 at 440 MHz, or faster
  • Support for a communications adapter
  • Minimum 800 MB free disk space for installation (includes SDK)
  • Minimum 256 MB physical memory; 512 MB recommended
  • CD-ROM drive

For AIX®

  • RS/6000® or RS/6000 SP workstation running AIX 5.1 with the 5100-04 Recommended Maintenance package, or later, or AIX 5.2 with the 5200-01 Recommended Maintenance package, or later
  • 604e RS/6000 at 375 MHz, or faster
  • Support for an appropriate network interface
  • Minimum 502 MB free disk space for installation (includes SDK)
  • CD-ROM drive
  • Minimum 256 MB physical memory; 512 MB recommended

For Linux on Intel

  • Linux Distribution Enterprise Linux 2.1 or UnitedLinux1 1.0 SP2a
  • Intel x86 processor at 500 MHz, or faster (32-bit support only)
  • Support for TCP/IP and an adapter
  • Minimum 550 MB free disk space for installation (includes SDK)
  • CD-ROM drive
  • Minimum 256 MB physical memory; 512 MB recommended
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UnitedLinux is a consortium of several Linux vendors to provide a consistent, high-quality set of distributions all based on the exact same binaries of libraries, kernel, and so forth. To determine if your Linux distribution is UnitedLinux 1.0 compliant, check the documentation that comes with your distribution or contact your Linux distributor directly.

For Linux on zSeries®

  • Linux distribution for zSeries UnitedLinux1 1.0
  • G5, G6, or zSeries processors (31-bit support only)
  • Minimum 602 MB free disk space for installation
  • CD-ROM drive
  • Minimum 256 MB of physical memory; 512 MB recommended

For Linux on iSeries™

  • Linux Distribution for iSeries UnitedLinux 1.0
  • iSeries models that support LPAR (64-bit support only) with minimum of 450 CPW in Linux partition
  • Minimum 16 GB free disk space for the OS/400® partition, and 2.5 GB minimum for the Linux partition
  • CD-ROM drive
  • Minimum 256 MB of physical memory; 512 MB recommended for the OS/400 partition
  • Minimum 512 MB of memory for the Linux partition

For Linux on pSeries®

  • Linux Distribution for pSeries UnitedLinux 1.0
  • pSeries models that support Linux (64-bit support only)
  • CD-ROM drive
  • Minimum 550 MB free disk space
  • Minimum 256 MB of physical memory; 512 MB recommended

For iSeries

WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment for iSeries

  • Recommended minimum server models:
    • iSeries model 270 with processor feature 2250
    • iSeries model 820 with processor feature 2395
  • 750 MB of memory (recommended minimum)

These requirements are based on a single WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment instance. Additional WebSphere Application Server instances or Network Deployment instances running concurrently require additional resources.

These requirements represent the recommended minimums. Large deployments or those that must support many users or require shorter response times may require additional resources.

WebSphere Application Server and WebSphere Application Server for Developers for iSeries

If your applications consist only of servlets and JSP files, your server should meet these requirements:

  • Recommended minimum server models:
    • iSeries model 270 with processor feature 2250
    • iSeries model 820 with processor feature 2395
  • 750 MB of memory (recommended minimum)

If your applications contain EJBs, your server should meet these requirements:

  • Recommended minimum server models:
    • AS/400e™ server 170 with processor feature 2385
    • AS/400e server 720 with processor feature 2062
    • iSeries model 270 with processor feature 2252
    • iSeries model 820 with processor feature 2396
  • 1 GB of memory (recommended minimum)

DASD requirements for WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment, V5.1:

  • Base, WebSphere Application Server: 35 MB
  • Option 5, Network Deployment: 635 MB

DASD requirements for WebSphere Application Server and WebSphere Application Server for Developers, V5.1:

  • Base: WebSphere Application Server: 35 MB
  • Option 1, Client development and run time: 500 MB
  • Option 2, Application server run time: 250 MB
  • Option 3, Samples: 45 MB

WebSphere MQ V5.3 for iSeries

  • Base, WebSphere MQ: 100 MB
  • Option 1, WebSphere MQ samples: 2 MB

WebSphere MQ Classes for Java™ and JMS V5.3 for iSeries

  • Base, WebSphere MQ Classes for Java and JMS: 15 MB
  • Option 1, WebSphere MQ Classes for Java and JMS samples: 1 MB

Note: All configurations require a communications adapter that supports TCP/IP. The workstation requirement is that it be capable of supporting a Web browser.

To use the AS/400® Workload Estimator for help with sizing all system configurations, visit:

Software requirements

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For migration assistance, refer to:

Planning information

Direct customer support: Installation and technical support is provided by the Software Maintenance offering of the IBM International Passport Advantage Agreement. This fee service enhances customer productivity by providing voice or electronic access into the IBM support organizations. For more information, visit the Passport Advantage Web site at:

Additional support is available through the Worldwide Question Answer (WWQA) QAAuthor function on ViewBlue. Research questions before engaging Advanced Technical Support:

  • Using search word WebSphere
  • Contacting local FTSS
  • Reading publications

For technical support or assistance, contact your IBM representative for additional assistance or visit:

Packaging: WebSphere Application Server, V5.1 and WebSphere Application Server for iSeries, V5.1 are each shipped in one package that contains the following:

  • IBM International Program License Agreement
  • Service and Support Information Sheet
  • License information

WebSphere Application Server, V5.1 has the following number of CD-ROMs:

  • Eighteen in the Passport Advantage Media Pack

WebSphere Application Server for iSeries, V5.1 has the following number of CD-ROMs:

  • Twenty-one in the Passport Advantage Media Pack

WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment and WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment with iSeries, V5.1 are each shipped in one package that contains the following:

  • IBM International Program License Agreement
  • Service and Support Information Sheet
  • License information

WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment, V5.1 has the following number of CD-ROMs:

  • Fifty-four in the Passport Advantage Media Pack

WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment for iSeries, V5.1 has the following number of CD-ROMs:

  • Fifty-eight in the Passport Advantage Media Pack

WebSphere Application Server for Developers and WebSphere Application Server for Developers with iSeries, V5.1 are each shipped in one package that contains the following:

  • IBM International Program License Agreement
  • License information
  • Passport Advantage Media Pack pointer sheet

WebSphere Application Server for Developers, V5.1 has the following number of CD-ROMs:

  • Thirty-three in the Passport Advantage Media Pack

WebSphere Application Server for Developers with iSeries, V5.1 has the following number of CD-ROMs:

  • Thirty-six in the Passport Advantage Media Pack

For platforms other than iSeries, the applicable IBM license agreement and License Information (LI) document for this program will be presented for acceptance prior to download of the program and again at the time of installation. The license agreement and LI and other license information will be stored in the root installation directory for future reference.

For the iSeries platform, the IBM license agreement and LI will be presented for acceptance prior to download of the program and are not presented for acceptance at the time of installation. Only the relevant third-party code information is stored in a LICENSE.TXT file for future reference.

Security, auditability, and control

WebSphere Application Server uses the security features of the respective operating systems, such as local user registry. The customer is responsible for evaluation and selection of the various WebSphere security features, including the implementation of authentication and authorization policies. This responsibility extends to the administration of WebSphere security policies and security-related policies external to WebSphere, such as the operating environment, network topology/security, and physical security.

The customer is responsible for evaluation, selection, and implementation of security features, administrative procedures, and appropriate controls in application systems and communication facilities.
 
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Ordering information

This product is only available via Passport Advantage. It is not available as shrinkwrap.

Product Group: WebSphere

Product Identifier Description (PID):

WebSphere Application Server, V5.1, and WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment, V5.1 (5630-A36)

WebSphere Application Server for Developers, V5.1 (5724-D18)

Product Category: WebSphere Application Server

As a result of rebranding, WebSphere Application Server, V5.0 and V5.1 are the follow-on products to WebSphere Application Server, Advanced Single Server Edition V4.0 (5630-A23). In addition, WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment, V5.0 and V5.1 are the follow-ons to WebSphere Application Server, Advanced Edition V4.0 (5630-A22).

WebSphere Application Server, V5.1 and WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment, V5.1 have one charge unit — processors. They are available in units of one. A license is required for every processor on each server. WebSphere Application Server for Developers, V5.1 is a stand-alone product with one charge unit — users. It is available in units of one. A license is required for every user on each server.

The prices of WebSphere Application Server, V5.1 and WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment, V5.1 are based on the number of processors in the system executing all or any part of the Network Deployment configuration of the WebSphere Application Server, V5.1 product. Refer to the product license for additional details on the charge structure. For more information, visit:

For example, two 4-way symmetric multiprocessor systems require eight WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment, V5.1 processor licenses.

On September 12, 2003, IBM announced software terms and conditions to complement the eServer® On/Off Capacity on Demand (CoD) offering. These new software terms and conditions enable customers to pay for select software products on a daily basis when they activate the On/Off CoD hardware offering for zSeries, pSeries, or iSeries. For more information, refer to Software Announcement 203-202 , dated September 12, 2003.

Passport Advantage

                                                            Part
Program name/description                                    number
 
WebSphere Application Server, V5.1
 
WAS 5.1 Multiplatform MEDIA PK NLV                          BA0BMML
WAS 5.1 for iSeries MEDIA PK NLV                            BA0BWML
 
WebSphere Application Server
Network Deployment, V5.1
 
WAS Network Deployment 5.1 Multiplt                         BA0BPML
 PROG PK 1 Proc NLV MEDIA PK NLV
WAS Network Deployment 5.1 iSeries                          BA0BVML
 PROG PK 1 Proc NLV MEDIA PK NLV
 
WebSphere Application Server for Developers, V5.1
 
WebSphere Application Server for                            BA0BNML
 Developers, V5.1
 MEDIA PK Multiplat NLV
WAS for Developers 5.1                                      BA0BUML
 MEDIA PK iSeries NLV
WAS PROCESSOR FROM WAS EXPRESS                              D520MLL
 PROCESSOR TRDUP LIC+SW
 MAINT 12 MO
WAS PROC FOR ZLINUX FROM                                    D520PLL
 WAS EXPRESS PROC TRDUP
 LIC+SW MAINT 12 MO
WEBSPHERE APP SVR PROC DAY                                  ASQQ3LL
 OOCoD TEMP USE CHRG
WEBSPHERE APPLICATION SVR                                   ASQJ8LL
 NETWORK DEPLOYMENT PROC
 DAY OOCoD TEMP USE CHRG

Passport Advantage customer: Media pack entitlement details

Customers with active maintenance or subscription for the following products are entitled to receive the corresponding media pack.

Entitled maintenance offerings
description
 
Sub-ID WASSSOPROC
WEBSPHERE APPLICATION SVR PROCESSOR
 LCSW MAINT 1 ANNIV
WEBSPHERE APPLICATION SVR PROCESSOR
 LICSW MAINT 2 ANNIV
WEBSPHERE APPLICATION SVR SWMAINT
 AFT LIC 1 ANNIV
WEBSPHERE APPLICATION SVR PROCESSOR
 MAINT RNWL 1 ANNIV
 
Sub-ID WEBAPPSPSB01
WAS for zSeries (S/390(R)) Proc
 LIC/SW MAINT 1 ANNIV
WAS for zSeries (S/390) Proc
 LIC/SW MAINT 2 ANNIV
WAS for zSeries (S/390) Proc
 SW MAINT AFT LIC 1 ANNIV
WAS for zSeries (S/390) Proc
 SW MAINT RNWL 1 ANNIV

Media packs                                                 Part
description                                                 number
 
WAS 5.1 Multiplatform MEDIA PK NLV                          BA0BMML
WAS 5.1 for iSeries MEDIA PK NLV                            BA0BWML

Entitled maintenance offerings
description
 
Sub-ID WEBAPSVRADED
WEBSPHERE APPLICATION SERVER ND PROCESSOR
 LIC/SW MAINT 1 ANNIV
WEBSPHERE APPLICATION SERVER ND PROCESSOR
 LIC/SW MAINT 2 ANNIV
WEBSPHERE APPLICATION SERVER ND PROCESSOR
 SW MAINT AF LIC 1 ANNIV
WEBSPHERE APPLICATION SERVER ND PROCESSOR
 SW MAINT RNWL 1 ANNIV
 
Sub-ID WEBAPSVRALXS
WAS ND PROCESSOR FOR ZSERIES(390)
 LIC/SW MAINT 1 ANNIV
WAS ND PROCESSOR FOR ZSERIES(390)
 LIC/SW MAINT 2 ANNIV
WAS ND PROCESSOR FOR ZSERIES(390)
 SW MAINT AFT LIC 1 ANNIV
WAS ND PROCESSOR FOR ZSERIES(390)
 SW MAINT RNWL 1 ANNIV

Media packs                                                 Part
description                                                 number
 
WAS Network Deployment 5.1                                  BA0BPML
 Multiplt PROG PK 1
 Proc NLV MEDIA PK
WAS Network Deployment 5.1                                  BA0BVML
 iSeries PROG PK 1
 Proc NLV MEDIA PK

Entitled maintenance offerings
description
 
Sub-ID WEBAPSVRCLI
WAS for DEVELOPER User LIC/SW MAINT 1 ANNIV
WAS for DEVELOPER User LC/SWMAINT 2 ANNIV
WAS for DEVELOPER User SW MAINT AFT LIC 1 ANNIV
WAS for DEVELOPER User SW MAINT RNWL 1 ANNIV
 
Sub-ID WASDVPSB02
WAS Developer for zSeries 1 User
 LIC/SW MAINT 1 ANNIV
WAS Developer for zSeries 1 User
 LIC/SW MAINT 2 ANNIV
WAS Developer for zSeries 1 User
 SW MAINT AFT LIC 1 ANNIV
WAS Developer for zSeries 1 User
 SW MAINT RNWL 1 ANNIV

Media packs                                                 Part
description                                                 number
 
WebSphere Application Server for                            BA0BNML
 Developers, V5.1 MEDIA PK
 Multiplat NLV
WAS for Developers 5.1 MEDIA PK                             BA0BUML
 iSeries NLV

On/Off Capacity on Demand

                                                            Part
Program name/description                                    number
 
WAS PROC FOR ZLINUX FROM                                    D520PLL
 WAS EXPRESS PROC TRDUP
 LIC+SW MAINT 12 MO
WEBSPHERE APP SVR PROC DAY                                  ASQQ3LL
 OOCoD TEMP USE CHRG
WEBSPHERE APPLICATION SVR                                   ASQJ8LL
 NETWORK DEPLOYMENT PROC DAY
 OOCoD TEMP USE CHRG

 
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Terms and conditions

This product is only available via Passport Advantage. It is not available as shrinkwrap.

Agreement: IBM International Program License Agreement. Proofs of Entitlement are required for all authorized use. Part number products only, offered outside of Passport Advantage, where applicable, are license only and do not include Software Maintenance.

License information form number

  • WebSphere Application Server, V5.1 (LC23-4631-02)
  • WebSphere Application Server, V5.1 for iSeries (CT2LXML)
  • WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment, V5.1 (LC23-4633-02)
  • WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment, V5.1 for iSeries (CT2NMML)
  • WebSphere Application Server for Developers, V5.1 (LC23-4632-02)
  • WebSphere Application Server for Developers, V5.1 for iSeries (CT2NNML)

Limited warranty applies: Yes

Warranty: This program has warranty for a minimum of one year from acquisition from IBM or authorized Business Partner. The warranty provided to the customer, for at least one year from acquisition, is access to databases (read Web sites) for program information, FAQs, including any known fixes to defects, which the customer can download or obtain otherwise and install at leisure.

Program technical support: Technical support of a program product will be available for a minimum of three years from the general availability date, as long as your Software Maintenance is in effect. This technical support allows you to obtain assistance (via telephone or electronic means) from IBM for product-specific, task-oriented questions regarding the installation and operation of the program product. Software Maintenance also provides you with access to updates, releases, and versions of the program. Customers will be notified, via announcement letter, of discontinuance of support with 12 months' notice. If you require additional technical support from IBM, including an extension of support beyond the discontinuance date, contact your IBM representative or Business Partner. This extension may be available for a fee.

Money-back guarantee: If for any reason you are dissatisfied with the program, return it within 30 days from the invoice date to the party (either IBM or its reseller) from whom you acquired it for a refund. This applies only to your first acquisition of the program.

Copy and use on home/portable computer: No

Volume orders (IVO): No

Passport Advantage applies: Yes, and through the Passport Advantage Web site at:

Usage restriction: Yes

Software Maintenance applies: Yes

Software Maintenance, previously referred to as Subscription and Technical Support, is now included in the Passport Advantage Agreement. Installation and technical support for the products announced in this letter are provided by the Software Maintenance offering of the IBM International Passport Advantage Agreement. This fee service enhances customer productivity by providing voice and/or electronic access into the IBM support organizations.

IBM includes one year of Software Maintenance with the initial license acquisition of each program acquired. The initial period of Software Maintenance can be extended by the purchase of a renewal option.

While your Software Maintenance is in effect, IBM provides you assistance for your routine, short duration installation and usage (how-to) questions and code-related questions. IBM provides assistance via telephone and, if available, electronic access, only to your information systems (IS) technical support personnel during the normal business hours (published prime shift hours) of your IBM support center. (This assistance is not available to your end users.) IBM provides Severity 1 assistance 24 hours a day, every day of the year. For additional details, consult your IBM Software Support Guide at:

Software Maintenance does not include assistance for the design and development of applications, your use of programs in other than their specified operating environment, or failures caused by products for which IBM is not responsible under this agreement.

For more information about the Passport Advantage Agreement, refer to Software Announcement 201-202 , dated July 10, 2001, or visit the Passport Advantage Web site at:

IBM operational support services — SoftwareXcel: No

AIX/UNIX® Upgrade Protection applies: No

Entitled Upgrade for current AIX/UNIX Upgrade Protection licensees: No

iSeries Software Subscription applies: No

Variable charges apply: No

On/Off Capacity on Demand

To be eligible for On/Off Capacity on Demand pricing, customers must be enabled for temporary capacity on the corresponding hardware, and the required contract — Z125-6907, Amendment or iSeries and pSeries Temporary Capacity On Demand — Software — must be signed prior to use.
 
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IBM Electronic Services

IBM Global Services has transformed its delivery of hardware and software support services to put you on the road to higher systems availability. IBM Electronic Services is a Web-enabled solution that provides you with an exclusive, no-additional-charge enhancement to the service and support on the IBM eServer. You should benefit from greater system availability due to faster problem resolution and preemptive monitoring. IBM Electronic Services is comprised of two separate, but complementary, elements: IBM Electronic Services news page and IBM Electronic Service Agent™.

IBM Electronic Services news page provides you with a single Internet entry point that replaces the multiple entry points traditionally used by customers to access IBM Internet services and support. By using the news page, it enables you to gain easier access to IBM resources for assistance in resolving technical problems.

The IBM Electronic Service Agent is a no-additional-charge software that resides on your IBM eServer system. It is designed to proactively monitor events and transmit system inventory information to IBM on a periodic customer-defined timetable. The IBM Electronic Service Agent tracks system inventory, hardware error logs, and performance information. If the server is under a current IBM maintenance service agreement or within the IBM Warranty period, the Service Agent automatically reports hardware problems to IBM. Early knowledge about potential problems enables IBM to provide proactive service that maintains higher system availability and performance. In addition, information collected through the Service Agent will be made available to IBM service support representatives when they are helping answer your questions or diagnosing problems.

To learn how IBM Electronic Services can work for you, visit:


 
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Prices

Contact your IBM representative for charges information for this announcement.
 
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Order now

To order, contact the Americas Call Centers or your local IBM representative.

To identify your local IBM representative, call 800-IBM-4YOU (426-4968).

 Phone:     800-IBM-CALL (426-2255)
 Fax:       800-2IBM-FAX (242-6329)
 Internet:  ibm_direct@vnet.ibm.com
 Mail:      The Americas Call Centers
            Dept. YE001
            P.O. Box 2690
            Atlanta, GA  30301-2690
 
 Reference: YE001

The Americas Call Centers, our national direct marketing organization, can add your name to the mailing list for catalogs of IBM products.

Note: Shipments will begin after the planned availability date.

Trademarks

 
iSeries, AS/400e, and Electronic Service Agent are trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States or other countries or both.
 
Passport Advantage, WebSphere, AIX, RS/6000, zSeries, OS/400, pSeries, AS/400, eServer, and S/390 are registered trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States or other countries or both.
 
Intel and Pentium are trademarks of Intel Corporation.
 
Windows is a trademark of Microsoft Corporation.
 
Java is a trademark of Sun Microsystems, Inc.
 
UNIX is a registered trademark of the Open Company in the United States and other countries.
 
Other company, product, and service names may be trademarks or service marks of others.

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