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This Web page features the most requested documents as well as those identified as valuable in helping answer your questions related to IBM WebSphere DataPower SOA Appliances. The list will be updated periodically to reflect new trends and issues.

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The content below was sent in the Support Newsletter for WebSphere DataPower SOA Appliances on 11 Mar, 2014. If you would like to subscribe, see the instructions in the IBM Support Newsletter Knowledge Collection.

This document contains links to WebSphere DataPower SOA Appliances technical support documents and information. It is intended to help you to be proactive in the support and administration of your appliance. This document includes:





In the Spotlight

  1. Alert! DataPower SOA Appliances Hardware Machine Type (M/T) 9235 will no longer be supported after March 31, 2014 unless there is a Service Extension
    IBM Software Maintenance for 9235 IBM WebSphere DataPower SOA Appliances clients, including those with an ELA, are required to purchase a Service Extension if they wish to be supported after the March 31, 2014 date.
  2. Preparing to upgrade an IBM WebSphere DataPower SOA 9235 appliance to the 6.0.0 firmware
    What should be done to prepare for upgrading an IBM WebSphere DataPower SOA 9235/9004 appliance to the 6.0.0 firmware?
  3. Lifecycle dates you should be aware of for other supported DataPower SOA Appliances hardware machine types
    Lifecycle dates for the Hardware Generation Machine Types (M/T): 9235, 4195, 7199, 7198 and 2426.
  4. WebSphere DataPower firmware release 6.0.1 now available!
    WebSphere DataPower SOA Appliances firmware version 6.0.1 is now available for download.
  5. New WebSphere DataPower SOA Appliances firmware fix packs are available!
    Fix packs for WebSphere DataPower SOA Appliance firmware versions 6.0.0 and 5.0.0 are available.
  6. Effect of using "sync=true;transactional=true" in an MQ-to-MQ transaction on the IBM WebSphere DataPower SOA Appliance.
    What is the expected roll-back behavior when using the same or different MQ Queue Manager on both the Front and backside of an MQ-to-MQ transaction and with or without the parameter "sync=true;transactional=true" in the MQ urls?
  7. Changing the time format when viewing the System Logs using the WebGUI
    After upgrading an IBM Websphere DataPower Appliance to the 6.0.0.0 or later firmare, why does the WebGUI display the time for the System Logs differently and may this format be changed? Prior to the 6.0.0.0 firmware, the time was displayed using the 24 hour format. For example, 13:37:00. After upgrading to 6.0.0.0 or later, the time is displayed as 01:37:00 PM.
  8. Limitations of IBM WebSphere DataPower SOA Appliance URL Rewrite Policy Post-body rule type
    I tried to use a URL Rewrite Policy with a post-body rule type but it doesn't seem to be working. Why is this and what can I do to make it work?
  9. DataPower RBM behavior when using LDAP method for Authentication and Authorization
    Why does IBM WebSphere DataPower WebGUI take longer for login with RBM setting configured to use LDAP method for Authentication and Authorization?
  10. Top 5 Tweets for WebSphere DataPower SOA Appliances
    Follow us on Twitter to receive timely updates.
  11. Top Blog Posts for WebSphere DataPower SOA Appliances
    Technical experts from IBM share support knowledge for DataPower and other Application Integration Middleware products including WebSphere, CICS, and more!



Plan

  1. WebSphere DataPower SOA Appliances firmware version 6.0.0.4 now available
    IBM WebSphere DataPower Appliances firmware version 6.0.0.4 is now available for download.
  2. WebSphere DataPower SOA Appliances firmware version 5.0.0.12 now available
    IBM WebSphere DataPower Appliances firmware version 5.0.0.12 is now available for download.
  3. Withdrawal of support for the IBM WebSphere DataPower SOA Appliances 4.0.1 firmware level
    Effective 30 June 2014, IBM will withdraw support for the WebSphere DataPower SOA Appliances 4.0.1 firmware level.
  4. Withdrawal of support for the IBM WebSphere DataPower SOA Appliances 4.0.2 firmware level
    Effective 30 November 2014, IBM will withdraw support for the WebSphere DataPower SOA Appliances 4.0.2 firmware level.
  5. IBM WebSphere DataPower SOA Appliance Firmware Support Lifecycle
    This document provides information on the IBM WebSphere DataPower SOA Firmware Support Lifecycle.
  6. Supported firmware versions and recommended upgrade levels for IBM WebSphere DataPower SOA Appliances
    A list of recommended, generally available firmware for IBM WebSphere DataPower SOA Appliances.
  7. Product and machine type combinations supported by firmware 6.0.1
    What product and machine type combinations are supported by DataPower firmware version 6.0.1?
  8. System requirements for IBM WebSphere DataPower SOA Appliances
    This document describes the system requirements for WebSphere DataPower SOA Appliances firmware version 6.0.1.
  9. Known limitation with application routing on DataPower appliance ODR
    Does the application routing feature of the DataPower appliance On Demand Router (ODR) support redirection?
  10. Which WS-MediationPolicy specification does DataPower firmware support?
    Which version of the WS-MediationPolicy specification does each version of DataPower firmware support?
  11. Downgrading with new features enabled might cause the appliance to enter Fail-Safe mode
    An appliance with a license that is enabled for a feature that did not exist in an earlier release might enter Fail-Safe mode when it is rebooted after a firmware downgrade. This problem can occur if you downgrade to firmware release 5.0.0.8, 4.0.2.13, 4.0.1.17, or to an earlier fix pack release for these versions.



Education

  1. Knowledge Collection: How to upgrade the firmware on an IBM WebSphere DataPower Appliance
    Instructions on how to successfully upgrade the firmware on an IBM WebSphere DataPower Appliance
  2. Conquering complexity: Achieve easy front end authentication with DataPower and HTML form-based login
    This first installment of a new recurring column explores this functionality in some detail and provides functional examples of how HTML forms-based login can be deployed with DataPower to protect your web applications. This content is part of the IBM WebSphere Developer Technical Journal so check back often for updates and new content!
  3. Cool Tool! Browser Add-on: DataPower Latency Record Analyzer
    Great blog topic regarding a very useful means of analyzing DataPower transaction latencies.
  4. Interested in the processing capabilities of JSONiq?
    This discussion, by our own Hermann Stamm-Wilbrandt, demonstrates a nice example of the new JSONiq processing capabilities of DataPower since the 6.0.0.0 firmware release.
  5. Troubleshooting DataPower: How to Set Up A Local Latency Log Target
    During debugging operations this technote will describe how to setup a DataPower local latency log target for diagnostic and performance tuning purposes.
  6. How do you properly set the XML Manager's XML Maximum Node Size
    How do you determine the XML Maximum Node Size setting to use?
  7. Backing up iSCSI and RAID on the IBM WebSphere DataPower SOA Appliance
    How to backup iSCSI and RAID on DataPower SOA appliance without taking a secure backup?
  8. Changing the Web Service Proxy response type
    The Web Service Proxy response-type defaults to SOAP. How can I change this? I don't see any WebGUI field where I can do so.
  9. Late breaking updates to DataPower 6.0.1 information centers
    The version 6.0.1 information centers for IBM WebSphere DataPower SOA Appliances is not the latest available information. This document covers late breaking updates that are not in the information center. The documentation was last updated in January 2014.
  10. FTP poller filename difference for IBM Datapower Virtual Edition & IBM Datapower Appliance
    Why does the file name for IBM Datapower Virtual Edition differ from IBM Datapower Appliance?
  11. Great blog post on SOAP With Attachment to REST
    A DataPower client raised a question on the developerWorks DataPower forum on how to convert client SOAP with Attachment (SWA) request on DataPower to REST. This blog post details the solution to that question.
  12. Have you seen the new DataPower Support playlist on YouTube?
    New videos added to this great IBM DataPower playlist providing information on secure mobile, Web and API access with SOA, B2B connectivity and security gateways.
  13. Support Portal Social Media Aggregator
    You can now see our WebSphere DataPower SOA Appliances Social Media feeds updated timely out on Support Portal. Just choose the "Communities" tab.
  14. IBM WebSphere DataPower SOA Appliances Forums
    Have you seen the DataPower forums? There's a robust community of clients, support professionals and developers discussing topics that you may find of interest.

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More support for:

WebSphere DataPower SOA Appliances
General

Software version:

4.0.1, 4.0.2, 5.0.0, 6.0.0, 6.0.1

Operating system(s):

Firmware

Software edition:

Edition Independent

Reference #:

7009962

Modified date:

2014-03-19

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