System requirements: Hardware and software requirements for DB2 Content Manager for z/OS Version 8.4.2

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This page describes the minimum system requirements for the hardware and software that is required to operate DB2 Content Manager for z/OS V8.4.2.

If you install some of the DB2 Content Manager components on distributed operating systems, see the Related information link at the end of this document for the DB2 Content Manager Enterprise Edition Version 8.4.2 requirements.

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Required hardware

Processors and real storage: DB2 Content Manager for z/OS V8.4.2 operates on any processor that supports z/Architecture, including zSeries z800, z890, z900, z990, IBM System z9, or a comparable processor. The processor must have enough real storage to satisfy the combined requirements of:

  • DB2 Universal Database Server
  • HTTP server
  • z/OS
  • Other customer-required applications

DASD: The program directories provide the direct access storage device (DASD) requirements to install DB2 Content Manager for z/OS V8.4.2. The actual DASD requirement that is needed for DB2 Content Manager to maintain customer data in DB2 databases depends on each customer's specific application requirement.

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Required software

The following table specifies the required software for any computer on which you install the specified DB2 Content Manager for z/OS component:

Required software Library server Resource manager Resource manager with Tivoli Storage Manager for z/OS DB2 Content Manager Toolkit for z/OS Notes
Operating system z/OS Version 1.9 and later
Supported for library server
Supported for resource manager
Supported for resource manager with Tivoli Storage Manager
Supported for DB2 Content Manager Toolkit for z/OS
For resource manager 2000 MB support, you need z/OS Version 1.10 (PTF UA43927).
Database (select one) DB2 Universal Database Server for z/OS Version 8.1 (UK28448, UK10979) NFM mode
Supported for library server
Supported for resource manager
Supported for resource manager with Tivoli Storage Manager
Supported for DB2 Content Manager Toolkit for z/OS
DB2 Version 9.1 for z/OS (UK28449) COMPAT or NFM mode
Supported for library server
Supported for resource manager
Supported for resource manager with Tivoli Storage Manager
Supported for DB2 Content Manager Toolkit for z/OS
Resource manager IBM HTTP Server V5.3 (a base element of z/OS)
Supported for resource manager
Supported for resource manager with Tivoli Storage Manager
IBM HTTP Server V7.0 and V8.0 (formerly known as Apache 2.2)
Supported for resource manager
Supported for resource manager with Tivoli Storage Manager

Required for IPv6. See Article 1413064
Supplemental operating system requirement z/OS UNIX System Services (a base element of z/OS)
Supported for resource manager
Supported for resource manager with Tivoli Storage Manager
Supported for DB2 Content Manager Toolkit for z/OS
Long term storage
(select one or both)
Object Access Method (OAM) (a base element of z/OS)
Supported for resource manager
For OAM 2000 MB support, you need z/OS version 1.10, OAM PTF
UA43927, and DB2 Content Manager PTF UK42117.
Tivoli Storage Manager Server Version 5.4 or 5.5 and Tivoli Storage Manager API Client on z/OS Version 5.4.2.0 or 5.5
Supported for resource manager with Tivoli Storage Manager
The minimum supported level for Tivoli Storage Manager API Client on z/OS is Version 5.4.2.0.

For 2000 MB support for objects stored in OAM, you need z/OS Version 1.10, OAM PTF UA43927, and DB2 Content Manager PTF UK42118.
Communications TCP/IP (part of the Communications Server element)
Supported for library server
Supported for resource manager
Supported for resource manager with Tivoli Storage Manager
Supported for DB2 Content Manager Toolkit for z/OS
Runtime environment Language Environment (part of the Application Enablement Services element)
Supported for library server
Supported for resource manager
Supported for resource manager with Tivoli Storage Manager
Supported for DB2 Content Manager Toolkit for z/OS
IBM 31-bit JRE for z/OS, Java 2 Technology Edition, Version 5
Supported for DB2 Content Manager Toolkit for z/OS
IBM 31-bit JRE for z/OS, Java Technology Edition, Version 6
Supported for DB2 Content Manager Toolkit for z/OS
IBM 64-bit JRE for z/OS, Java 2 Technology Edition, Version 5
Supported for DB2 Content Manager Toolkit for z/OS
Only DB2 Content Manager connector supported.
IBM 64-bit JRE for z/OS, Java Technology Edition, Version 6
Supported for DB2 Content Manager Toolkit for z/OS
Only DB2 Content Manager connector supported.
Assembler High Level Assembler Release 3 (part of the System Services element)
Supported for library server
Supported for resource manager
Supported for resource manager with Tivoli Storage Manager
Security Integrated Cryptographic Services (security component of z/OS) *
Supported for library server
Other required components ISPF (a base element of z/OS)
Supported for library server
Supported for resource manager
Supported for resource manager with Tivoli Storage Manager
Supported for DB2 Content Manager Toolkit for z/OS
JES2 (a base element of z/OS)
Supported for library server
Supported for resource manager
Supported for resource manager with Tivoli Storage Manager
Supported for DB2 Content Manager Toolkit for z/OS
SMP/E (a base element of z/OS)
Supported for library server
Supported for resource manager
Supported for resource manager with Tivoli Storage Manager
Supported for DB2 Content Manager Toolkit for z/OS
TSO/E (a base element of z/OS)
Supported for library server
Supported for resource manager
Supported for resource manager with Tivoli Storage Manager
Supported for DB2 Content Manager Toolkit for z/OS
Resource recovery service (RRS) (part of the z/OS operating system)
Supported for library server
Supported for resource manager
Supported for resource manager with Tivoli Storage Manager

* Cryptographic Services must be installed but does not have to be enabled. Enable the Cryptographic Services if you use user-defined ACLs.

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Optional software

The following table specifies the optional software for any computer on which you install the specified DB2 Content Manager for z/OS component:

Optional software Library server Resource manager Resource manager with Tivoli Storage Manager for z/OS DB2 Content Manager Toolkit for z/OS Notes
User exit development C/C++ (an optional feature of z/OS)
Supported for library server
Supported for resource manager
Supported for resource manager with Tivoli Storage Manager
Supported for DB2 Content Manager Toolkit for z/OS
Web application server (for deploying the eClient or Web Services on z/OS) WebSphere Application Server for z/OS Version 6.1 (APAR PK52557; PTF UK39151)
Supported for DB2 Content Manager Toolkit for z/OS
See Article 7014048
WebSphere Application Server for z/OS Version 7.0 (APAR PK75970; PTF UK41840)
Supported for DB2 Content Manager Toolkit for z/OS
Not supported for DB2 Content Manager Web services.
Host initiated display IBM Enterprise COBOL for z/OS Version 3.4
Supported for DB2 Content Manager Toolkit for z/OS
z/OS C/C++ Version 1.2 or later
Supported for DB2 Content Manager Toolkit for z/OS
CICS Transaction Server for z/OS Version 2.3
Supported for DB2 Content Manager Toolkit for z/OS
Client components that are required for host initiated display Windows 2000 SP4, Windows 2003 SP2, or Windows XP SP2
Supported for DB2 Content Manager Toolkit for z/OS
Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003
Supported for DB2 Content Manager Toolkit for z/OS
International Components for Unicode (ICU) Version 1.8.1 or later
Supported for DB2 Content Manager Toolkit for z/OS
Java application development and runtime environment IBM 31-bit SDK for z/OS, Java 2 Technology Edition, Version 5
Supported for DB2 Content Manager Toolkit for z/OS
IBM 31-bit SDK for z/OS, Java Technology Edition, Version 6
Supported for DB2 Content Manager Toolkit for z/OS
IBM 64-bit SDK for z/OS, Java 2 Technology Edition, Version 5
Supported for DB2 Content Manager Toolkit for z/OS
Only DB2 Content Manager connector supported.
IBM 64-bit SDK for z/OS, Java Technology Edition, Version 6
Supported for DB2 Content Manager Toolkit for z/OS
Only DB2 Content Manager connector supported.
IBM Data Server Driver for JDBC and SQLJ Version 8.1 or 9.1
Supported for DB2 Content Manager Toolkit for z/OS
Running the DB2 Content Manager Toolkit for z/OS APIs under CICS IBM 31-bit SDK for z/OS, Java 2 Technology Edition, Version 5
Supported for DB2 Content Manager Toolkit for z/OS
CICS Transaction Server for z/OS Version 3.2 (PK59577)
Supported for DB2 Content Manager Toolkit for z/OS
Configuring text search for your z/OS environment DB2 Accessories Suite for z/OS V1.3.0
Supported for library server
OmniFind Text Search Server for DB2 for z/OS is a component of DB2 Accessories Suite for z/OS. The software requirement is one of the following:
  • 32-bit Red Hat® Enterprise Linux®, Version 5 with the latest update
  • 32-bit SUSE® Linux Enterprise 10
  • 32-bit Windows Server® 2003 with the latest service pack
DB2 9 for z/OS in New Function Mode
Supported for library server
For text search support, you need two DB2 9 PTFs
(UK43841 and UK45546).
Using the System Administration client to set the trace level for online jobs System Administration Client must be at Version 8.4.2
Supported for resource manager
Supported for resource manager with Tivoli Storage Manager
DB2 Information Integrator for Content must be at Version 8.4.2
Supported for resource manager
Supported for resource manager with Tivoli Storage Manager
Resource manager on z/OS must be at Version 8.4.2
Supported for resource manager
Supported for resource manager with Tivoli Storage Manager

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Change history

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Created 21 August 2009

Related information

DB2 Content Manager Information Center
DB2 Content Manager Enterprise Edition requirements

Original publication date

2009/8/21

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More support for:

Content Manager for z/OS

Software version:

8.4.2

Operating system(s):

z/OS

Reference #:

7015772

Modified date:

2010-12-07

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