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Upgrade Central: Planning your upgrade to IBM Forms 8.0.x

Product lifecycle


Upgrade Central provides key resources for planning and deploying IBM Forms 8.0.x.


IBM Forms 8.0.1, which was announced in July 2013, is the latest maintenance release for version 8.0. This scheduled maintenance release contains both defect fixes and a limited number of new features. IBM recommends upgrading to the latest Maintenance Release and Fix Pack combination for your version to receive the broadest set of fixes available.

The following resources are available to assist you with your upgrade.

Table of contents

  1. Deciding to upgrade
  2. Obtaining the upgrade
  3. Installing the upgrade
  4. Available fix packs and updates
  5. Post-upgrade

1. Deciding to upgrade
Visit the product marketing page for IBM Forms to review features, benefits and offering information.

2. Obtaining the upgrade
Passport Advantage subscribers have the following options:
New customers and customers without a maintenance agreement have the following options:

3. Installing the upgrade
The following information is available to assist with your installation:

4. Available fixes and updates
Visit IBM Fix Central for the most currently available fixes for IBM Forms 8.0.x

5. Post-upgrade
The following resources are available for your assistance:

Document information

More support for: IBM Forms
Forms product family

Software version: 8.0, 8.0.1

Operating system(s): AIX, IBM i, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #: 1592704

Modified date: 28 January 2015

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