IBM United States
Software Announcement 201-269
September 25, 2001

IBM WebSphere Application Server, Advanced Developer Edition for Multiplatforms Version 4.0 Delivers Web Applications for e-business Developers

 ENUS201-269.PDF (23KB)


At a Glance

WebSphere Application Server, Advanced Developer Edition for Multiplatforms V4.0, a low-priced offering for e-business application developers, features:

  • Full Java™ 2 Enterprise Edition (J2EE) platform certification with the richest set of enterprise Java implementations available
  • Integrated support for open standards for Web services, positioning WebSphere Application Server as the industry's leading production-ready Web application server for deployment of enterprise Web service solutions

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 Developer Edition for Multiplatforms V4.0 extends the WebSphere software family with a low-priced offering just for e-business developers.

The Advanced Developer Edition V4.0 can be used for internal evaluation and for the development, demonstration, and testing of applications only and is limited to a single machine. The Advanced Developer Edition cannot be used on separate servers beyond the single machine.

WebSphere Application Server 4.0 makes open standards the core element in many e-business solution offerings by providing a rich set of application deployment services and transaction management.

The new Advanced Developer Edition V4.0 cannot be used for production purposes; however, you can deploy developed applications via the WebSphere Application Server, Advanced Single Server Edition for Multiplatforms V4.0.

For more information on the Advanced Single Server Edition, refer to Software Announcement 201-198 , dated June 26, 2001.

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
  • Red Hat 7.1 or SuSE 7.1 Linux based on kernel 2.4

Availability Date

September 25, 2001

Description

WebSphere Application Server, Advanced Developer Edition V4.0 supports open standards, Web services, robust security, and connectivity. This powerful, high-performance Web application server, available for unlimited development at a low cost, is integral to solution offerings for commerce, collaboration, BtoB, and content management.

This new version is a consistent e-business application deployment environment with a rich set of application services across a variety of operating platforms and implementations of Java technologies and APIs. Included is approved support for the beans scripting framework to benefit users who generate applications with scripting.

Accessibility by People with Disabilities

  • Supports interfaces commonly used by screen readers
  • Can be operated using only the keyboard
  • Does not require the user to make responses within set time limits
  • Command line interfaces allow for customization of display attributes such as color, contrast, and font size
  • Communicates all information independently of color
  • Supports interfaces commonly used by screen magnifiers
  • Provides documentation in an accessible format
  • Does not flash the screen at rates that could induce epileptic seizures

U.S. Section 508 Status

WebSphere Application Server, Advanced Developer Edition for Multiplatforms V4.0 is capable on delivery, when used in accordance with IBM's associated documentation, of satisfying the applicable requirements of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. Section 794d, as implemented by 36 C.F.R. Part 1194, provided that any assistive technology used with the product properly interoperates with it.

Euro Currency

This program is not impacted by euro currency.

Trademarks

 
WebSphere is a trademark of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States or other countries or both.
 
Windows NT and Windows are registered 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.

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:

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® or 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, or later
  • 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 Linux

  • Red Hat 7.1 or SuSE 7.1 based on kernel 2.4
  • 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 or Windows 2000

  • Windows NT Server 4.0 SP 6a, or later, or Windows 2000 Server, or Advanced Server SP 1
  • Netscape Communicator 4.73
  • Web browser that supports HTML 4 and CSS

For Linux

  • Red Hat 7.1 or SuSE 7.1 Linux based on kernel 2.4
  • Netscape Communicator 4.76
  • 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 Developer Edition V4.0 for Windows NT, Windows 2000, 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 Developer Edition V4.0 is shipped in one package that contains the following:

  • IBM International Program License Agreement (IPLA)
  • Service and Support Information Sheet
  • License information
  • Hardcopy getting started instructions
  • Four CD-ROMs that contain the program code
  • Adding support for SequelLink Java™ Database Connectivity (JDBC) database drivers for Microsoft™ SQL Server.
  • Two additional CDs providing the following function:
    • SequelLink JDBC database drivers
    • J2EE and EJB client applications

The separate documentation package includes Getting Started with WebSphere Application Server (CT090NA).

Security, Auditability, and Control

WebSphere Application Server, Advanced Developer 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 Developer 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 each machine.

WebSphere Application Server, Advanced Developer Edition for Multiplatforms V4.0 — Build to Plan

                                                  Part
Description                                       Number
 
National Language Version (NLV)
 
Media Pack                                        BA01FML
Documentation Pack                                BA02INA
NLV Media Pack                                    BA01FML
English-only Documentation Pack                   BA02INA

Passport Advantage Customer

Media Pack Entitlement Details

Customers with active subscription on the products listed below are entitled to receive the corresponding media pack.

                                                  Part
Description                                       Number
 
WebSphere Application                             BA01FML
  Server, Advanced Developer
  Edition for Multiplatforms V4.0
 
Passport Part Numbers
 
License and SW Maintenance 1 Anniv                D50QXLL
License and SW Maintenance 2 Anniv                D50QYLL
SW Maintenance Renewal 1 Anniv                    E006BLL
SW Maintenance after License 1 Anniv              D50QZLL

Terms and Conditions

Licensing: IBM International Program License Agreement. Proofs of Entitlement are required for all authorized use.

License Information Form Number: CT0MFML

Limited Warranty Applies: Yes

Program Services: Available until September 30, 2003

Money-Back Guarantee: 30-day, money-back guarantee, applicable to the first instance per customer enterprise. The money-back guarantee will commence on the invoice date.

Copy and Use on Home/Portable Computer: No

Volume Orders (IVO): No

Passport Advantage Applies: Yes

Usage Restriction: Yes

The Advanced Developer Edition can be used for internal evaluation and for the development, demonstrations, and testing of applications only and is limited to a single machine. The Advanced Developer Edition cannot be used for production purposes; however, you can deploy developed applications via the WebSphere Application Server, Advanced Single Server Edition for Multiplatforms V4.0.

InstantDB is a lightweight database provided for use by WebSphere samples only. Use of InstantDB for creation and deployment of CMP beans or persistence is not supported.

You may not disclose the results of any benchmark test of the program or its subcomponents to any third party without IBM's prior written approval.

IBM Operational Support Services — Support Line: 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

Educational Allowance Available: Not applicable

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.

This product is available only through Passport Advantage.

Passport Advantage: For Passport Advantage and charges, contact your authorized IBM Business Partner. Additional information is also available on the Passport Advantage Web site:

Customer Financing: IBM Global Financing offers attractive financing to credit-qualified commercial and government customers and Business Partners in more than 40 countries. 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:

Order Now

 Use Priority/Reference Code: YE001
 
 Phone:     800-IBM-CALL
 Fax:       800-2IBM-FAX
 Internet:  ibm_direct@vnet.ibm.com
 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.

Trademarks

 
iSeries is a trademark of International Business Machines Corporation.
 
WebSphere is a trademark of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States or other countries or both.
 
AIX is a registered trademark of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States or other countries or both.
 
Pentium is a registered trademark of Intel Corporation.
 
Microsoft is a trademark of Microsoft Corporation.
 
Windows and Windows NT are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation.
 
Java is a trademark of Sun Microsystems, Inc.
 
UNIX is a registered trademark 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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