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IBM WebSphere SDK Java Technology Edition 8.0 Minimum Supported Operating Systems

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Abstract

IBM WebSphere SDK Java Technology Edition 8.0 Minimum Supported Operating Systems

Content

WebSphere Application Server 8.5.5 announced IBM WebSphere SDK Java Technology Edition 8.0 as an option for Java.


  • Liberty added support in fix pack 5
  • WebSphere Application Server traditional added support for installing this SDK as an extension in 8.5.5.9
    • In 8.5.5.11 and later, this SDK is available as an option on new installations.
    • In 8.5.5.14 and later, it is planned that this SDK will be required for all new installations and all updates (fixpacks).
The following are the minimum supported OS levels for IBM WebSphere SDK Java Technology Edition 8.0.

Action Required:


    In 8.5.5.14 and later, or when selecting "IBM WebSphere SDK Java Technology Edition 8.0" at installation time on 8.5.5.11 and later prior operating system releases (such as Windows 2008, HP-UX 11iv2, RedHat Enterprise Linux 5, SLES 11.0, SLES 10, Solaris 10, and z/OS 1.12) will no longer be supported.

Operating System minimums:

    AIX
      AIX 6.1 TL7
      AIX 7.1 TL3
    HP-UX IA64
      HP-UX 11i v3 (11.31)
    IBM i
      IBM i V7R1
    Linux
      RedHat Enterprise Linux 6
      RedHat Enterprise Linux 7
      SLES 11.1 (SP1)
      SLES 12
      Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
      Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
      Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
    Windows
      Windows 7 service pack 1
      Windows 8 (not Metro)
      Windows Server 2012
    Solaris
      Solaris 11
    z/OS
      z/OS 1.13
      z/OS 2.1
      z/OS 2.2


Component specific notes:
  • WebSphere Application Server installations between 8.5.5.11 and 8.5.5.14 require an explicit user selection to determine the default IBM WebSphere SDK Java Technology Edition on new installations.
  • IBM HTTP Server and the Webserver Plug-in between 8.5.5.11 and 8.5.5.14 defaults to IBM WebSphere SDK Java Technology Edition 8.0. No explicit selection is required. These components do not use Java at runtime.

Document information

More support for: WebSphere Application Server
Java SDK

Software version: 8.5.5, 8.5.5.1, 8.5.5.2, 8.5.5.3, 8.5.5.4, 8.5.5.5

Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, IBM i, Linux, Solaris, Windows, z/OS

Software edition: Base, Network Deployment

Reference #: 7045339

Modified date: 10 October 2017


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