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This document describes the minimum product levels that need to be installed before opening a problem report with the WebSphere Application Server Support team. Because other products frequently ship fixes, updates, and new releases, testing every configuration is not possible. In general, you can install and run with updates to supported products if those updates are forward compatible.
The following list identifies the products that are supported when WebSphere Application Server runs on the AIX operating system. It is not necessary to run these products on the same machine or operating system as WebSphere Application Server.


Operating Systems supported with 32-bit WebSphere Application Server
  • AIX 7.1 with Recommended Maintenance package 7100-00-01 (minimum WebSphere Application Server level is 7.0.0.0)
  • AIX 6.1 with Recommended Maintenance package 6100-00-04
  • AIX 5L 5.3 with Service Pack 5300-07-01 (32 and 64-bit kernel support)
  • AIX product site
Operating Systems supported with 64-bit WebSphere Application Server
  • AIX 7.1 with Recommended Maintenance package 7100-00-01 (minimum WebSphere Application Server level is 7.0.0.0)
  • AIX 6.1 with Recommended Maintenance package 6100-00-04 (64-bit kernel support)
  • AIX 5L 5.3 with Service Pack 5300-07-01 (64-bit kernel support)
  • AIX product site
Hardware Requirements For IBM AIX (32 bit WebSphere Application Server)
  • IBM POWER family of processors
  • Disk space requirements
  • Minimum 512 MB physical memory; 1 GB recommended
  • CD-ROM drive

For IBM AIX (64 bit WebSphere Application Server)
For POWER7 usage, please (See Required Detail4)
Java™
The WebSphere-supplied Java SDK is required for both the run time and any remote Java clients
  • IBM SDK for multiplatforms, Java Technology Edition, V6.0
LDAP Servers using Stand Alone LDAP User Registry Configuration Any LDAP directory server that supports the LDAP V3 specification rfc 2251 is supported .

The following products were investigated and meet the specification if you are at the level indicated or higher:
For the LDAP servers not listed above that support the LDAP V3 specification, you will need to configure the LDAP server using a custom LDAP feature with an appropriate filter and you will need to obtain the appropriate filter information from your LDAP vendor.
LDAP Servers using Federated Repository Configuration
Any LDAP directory server that supports the LDAP V3 specification rfc 2251 is supported.

The following products were investigated and meet the specification if you are at the level indicated or higher:
For the LDAP servers not listed above that support the LDAP V3 specification, you will need to configure the LDAP server using a custom LDAP feature with appropriate objectclass and attribute mappings that you need to obtain from your LDAP vendor.
Web Servers on 32-bit kernel
Refer to the information center article, Installing Web server plug-ins.
Web Servers on 64-bit kernel
Refer to the information center article, Installing Web server plug-ins.
Web browsers
Security
  • IBM Tivoli Access Manager for e-business 6.0 or 6.1


For information regarding the supported WebSphere Application Server programming model, see the specifications and API documentation topic in the Version 7.0 Information Center.

Required details:

1 IBM provides the plug-in binaries for the selected Web server on the AIX operating system.

2 Support is provided, for the HTTP server functionality of this server only.

3 Browsers enable viewing of the administrative console, Samples Gallery, and launchpad. Local and remote administration is supported. The Samples Gallery also supports local or remote use. The launchpad is limited to local use. Not all browsers are supported on all systems. There is neither restriction nor certification of Web browsers on clients that connect to the server to display content.

4 Detailed information for POWER7 usage.

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Change History
Last Updated: 27 June 2011
  • 27 June 2011: Added AIX 7.1 information to 64 bit section.
  • 8 October 2010: Added AIX 7.1
  • 26 March 2010: Added POWER7 details link
  • 16 June 2009: Added Tivoli Directory Server 6.2 support.

Cross reference information
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Application Servers Runtimes for Java Technology Java SDK

Document information

More support for: WebSphere Application Server
General

Software version: 7.0

Operating system(s): AIX

Reference #: 7012453

Modified date: 27 June 2011