System Requirements for WebSphere MQ V6 on Linux for System p
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This document contains system requirements for WebSphere MQ V6 on Linux for System p.
|Java and JMS Client||
|Databases||Where IBM WebSphere MQ is acting as the transaction manager.
|Transaction Manager||Where one of these products is acting as the transaction manager and IBM WebSphere MQ is acting as a resource manager, it's recommended that you contact the transaction manager vendor in the first instance for support.
|Cryptography Cards||Refer to the Cryptography Card List for WebSphere MQ v6 and v7 document for further information.|
- JDBC/XA usage is not supported on this platform.
- Only 64-bit DB2 instances can be used with 64-bit WebSphere MQ.
- WebSphere MQ V184.108.40.206 or later is required.
- For details of the Support Statement for JCA (on WebSphere MQ V220.127.116.11 or later only) please see here.
- WMQ Fix Pack 18.104.22.168 or later is required.
- Defect support is available for virtualisation environments where they relate to releases of this platform already supported by WebSphere MQ. Unless stated elsewhere in the system requirements, WebSphere MQ has not been specifically tested in virtualisation environments. WebSphere MQ Support is therefore unable to assist in issues related to configuration and setup, or issues that are directly related to the virtualisation environment itself.
- On Linux platforms, if you need to use SSL in a C++ MQ application then you must link the application against the libstdc++.so.5 runtime library. This is because the version of the GSkit SSL libraries supplied with MQ depends on libstdc++.so.5 and this GSkit version is not compatible with other C++ runtime library versions. MQ C++ applications built against the GCC 3.2 or 3.3 C++ runtime libraries comply with this restriction and will be able to use SSL.
- WMQ Fix Pack 22.214.171.124 or later is required.
- SELinux must be disabled.
- WMQ Fix Pack 126.96.36.199 or later is required.
- WebSphere MQ V188.8.131.52 or later is required.
- Defect support is available for Linux environments that are fully compatible - both source and binary - with Red Hat Enterprise Linux V5. Unless stated otherwise, WebSphere MQ has not been specifically tested in such compatible environments. WebSphere MQ Support is therefore unable to assist in issues related to configuration and setup, or issues that are directly related to the linux environment itself.
If issues arise that are related to the compatible linux environment, the user may need to contact the linux environment vendor for support, or the issue may need to be recreated inside an environment tested by IBM in order to receive WebSphere MQ support.
- 30 August 2005: Added support for RHEL V4.0.
- 26 October 2005: Modifications to the format and minor clarifications.
- 9 February 2006: Clarified WebSphere Application Server FP support.
- 2 May 2006: Added support for IBM SDK V5.0.
- 27 June 2006: Added "or later maintenance update" to the Red Hat operating systems.
- 6 October 2006: Added "SP1 or later" to SLES 9.
- 24 January 2007: Added note 1 "Only 64-bit DB2 instances can be used with 64-bit WebSphere MQ."
- 1 February 2007: Added support for SLES V10 or later.
- 7 February 2007: Added support for IBM DB2 Universal Database V9.1 (JDBC/XA not supported)
- 30 March 2007: Added note 4.
- 12 July 2007: Made change to databases IBM DB2 and Connectivity TCP/IP
- 04 February 2008: Added RHEL V5.0 support.
- 10 March 2008: Added virtualisation note.
- 15 March 2008: Added support for Micro Focus Server Express V5.0 (COBOL).
- 17 June 2008: Added support for GNU C Compiler (gcc) and g++ V4.1.
- 19 June 2008: Added SSL note 7.
- 10 July 2008: In the Transaction Manager section added the IBM WebSphere Application Server V6.0.2 and V6.1 entries.
- 10 November 2008: Added support for IBM WebSphere Application Server, including the WebSphere Application Server client container, V7.0.
- 11 November 2008: Added support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) V5.1 and V5.2.
- 22 December 2008: Added the Cryptography Cards section.
- 7 April 2009: Added support for IBM 32/64-bit SDK for Linux for iSeries and pSeries, Java 2 Technology Edition V6.0.
- 9 July 2009: Added support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) V5.3 and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) V11.
- 22 October 2009: Added support for Micro Focus Server Express V5.1 (COBOL).
- 14 April 2010: Added support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) V5.4.
- 20 July 2010: Clarified POWER7 support.
- 10 May 2011: Added the Linux Redhat V5.0 compatibility support statement.
- 2 July 2012: Changed expiry date to keep current.
- 2 July 2014: Changed expiry date to keep current.
- 5 July 2016: Changed expiry date to keep current.