The IBM® IMS™ TM resource adapter (previously named IMS Connector for Java™) is part of the IMS SOA Integration Suite of middleware functions and tools. Use the IMS TM resource adapter to more easily create Java applications that either access IMS transactions or process callout requests from IMS applications over the Internet.
Using the IMS TM resource adapter in a WebSphere® or Rational® family development environment, you can:
The development version of the IMS TM resource adapter is included in the following integrated development environments:
You can download the runtime component of the IMS TM resource adapter from this website. The runtime components of the IMS TM resource adapter are also available via APARs.
IMS TM resource adapter Version 12 is the latest version, and includes the following key features:
The IMS TM resource adapter can run in a managed Java EE 1.4 or later certified application server environment with a subset of functions. To receive IBM service support, the following requirements must be met:
Service for IMS Version 9 was discontinued on November 7, 2010 (see announcement letter 909-187). Customers using IMS Version 9 functions, including IMS TM resource adapter, should migrate to IMS Version 10 or later, and IMS TM resource adapter Version 10 or later.
Multiple versions of the IMS TM resource adapter are supported for the Sun J2EE Connector Architecture (JCA) 1.5:
To determine which version of the IMS TM resource adapter to use for your IDE and the version of IMS you are using, view this table of supported architecture, development environments, and products.