WebSphere Portal V6.1.0.5 and V6.1.5.2 hardware and software requirements - z/OS

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IBM WebSphere Portal V6.1.0.5 and 6.1.5.2 hardware and software requirements on the IBM z/OS operating system. The hardware and software requirements reflect the versions of prerequisites and corequisites that were tested with WebSphere Portal V6.1.0.5 and 6.1.5.2.

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WebSphere Portal Server Version 6.1.0.5 and 6.1.5.2 (z/OS)


This page describes the minimum product levels that need to be installed before opening a problem report with IBM WebSphere Portal Technical Support. The software versions and any maintenance levels listed on this page have been explicitly verified as working.

EARLIER LEVEL OF A LISTED SOFTWARE: Software versions at a lower level than those noted on this page are unsupported. LDAP software at an earlier level is considered untested and best effort support only. For more details and exceptions, refer to the WebSphere Portal 6.1.x Support Statement. Also see the listing of software explicitly not supported for use with WebSphere Portal 6.1.x in WebSphere Portal Support Statement Addendum - Unsupported Products (#7012957).

LATER LEVEL OF A LISTED SOFTWARE: 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 compatible with the tested versions. For more details and exceptions, refer to the WebSphere Portal 6.1.x Support Statement. Also see the listing of software explicitly not supported for use with WebSphere Portal 6.1.x in WebSphere Portal Support Statement Addendum - Unsupported Products (#7012957).

UNLISTED SOFTWARE: Software not listed on this page at any level is unsupported. LDAP software not listed is considered untested and best effort support only. For more details and exceptions, refer to the WebSphere Portal 6.1.x Support Statement. Also see the listing of software explicitly not supported for use with WebSphere Portal 6.1.x in WebSphere Portal Support Statement Addendum - Unsupported Products (#7012957).

Operating system
  • z/OS V1.8 or later (z/OS product site) The following PTFs are required for z/OS V1.9: UA36265 UA36985 UA36989 UA39241 UA39869 UA40089 UA40198 UA40456 UA40846 UA40857 UA41061 UA41064 UA41369 UA42137 UA42550 UA43232 UK38141 UK38948
    Note: Z/OS V1.8 and V1.9 have both reached the end of the standard support period and if required, technical support for older releases of z/OS might require a specific service extension contract.
Bit-Architecture supported
  • WebSphere Portal and WebSphere Application Server = 64-bit mode only
  • Operating System = 64-bit only
z/OS hardware requirements
  • Any hardware that supports z/OS V1.8 or later
  • 4 GB memory minimum
  • 2 GB Java Heap Size
  • Disk space is required for all products in the software requirements section and additional storage for IBM WebSphere Portal Enable for z/OS and SMP/E (See the program directory for disk space requirements)
Java
The WebSphere-supplied Java 2 SDK is required for both the run time and any remote Java clients.
  • IBM 31-bit SDK for z/OS, Java 2 Technology Edition V5.0 (required for installation)
  • IBM 64-bit SDK for z/OS, Java 2 Technology Edition V5.0 (1.5 SR12 - required for runtime) with Application Server V6.1
  • IBM SDK for z/OS, Java Technology Edition, V6.0 (1.6 SR7) with Application Server version V7.0
Application Servers
Databases
Java Database Connectivity (JDBC) Drivers
  • DB2 Universal JDBC Drivers from DB2 for z/OS:
    • For DB2 V8.1: JCC 2.11 and above with APAR PK94785 or JCC 3.58 and above with APAR PK93123
    • For DB2 V9.1: JCC 3.58 and above with APAR PK93123.
    APAR fixes are available from DB2 on z/OS support or IBMLINK.
  • DB2 Driver JDBC4 (only with Application Server V7.0)
Web servers
  • Apache Server 2.0.5.9 (Apache Server product site) Apache Server 2.0.5.9 includes CERT Advisory CA-2002-17.
  • Apache Server 2.2 (only supported with Application Server V7.0) (Apache Server product site)
  • IBM HTTP Server 7.0, 6.1 (IBM HTTP Server product site)
  • IBM HTTP Server for iSeries V7R1, V6R1 and V5R4 (IBM HTTP Server product site) (HTTP Server for i5/OS is provided natively on System i5 and is not bundled with or installed by WebSphere Portal. For V5R4, supported group PTF is SF99114 level 22; for V6R1, supported group PTF is SF99115 level 12, For V7R1, supported PTF group is VSF99368 level 1. For V5R4, the license program number is 5722DG1; for V6R1, the license program number is 5761DG1; for V7R1, the license program number is 5770DG1. Issue the GO LICPGM to display all the installed licensed programs. For WebSphere Application 6.1.0.31 on V6R1M0, apply SI35071. For WebSphere Application 7.0.0.11 on V6R1M0, apply SI35078)
  • IBM HTTP Server (based on Domino) shipped with z/OS
  • IBM Lotus Domino Enterprise Server 8.5.2, 8.5, 8.0.2, 8.0.1, 8.0, 7.0.3, 7.0.2, 7.0.1 (Lotus Domino product site)
  • Microsoft Internet Information Services 7.0 (only supported with Application Server V7.0) (Microsoft product site) This Web server does not run on the z/OS operating system. However, IBM provides the plug-in binaries for the operating system on which the Web server can run.
  • Microsoft Internet Information Services 6.0 (Microsoft product site) This Web server does not run on the z/OS operating system. However, IBM provides the plug-in binaries for the operating system on which the Web server can run.
  • Sun Java System Web Server 7 Update 8 (Sun product site) This Web server does not run on the z/OS operating system. However, IBM provides the plug-in binaries for the operating system on which the Web server can run.
  • Sun Java System Web Server 6.1 SP12 (Sun product site) This Web server does not run on the z/OS operating system. However, IBM provides the plug-in binaries for the operating system on which the Web server can run.
Web browsers
(required for administration/configuration, sample program execution and launch pad)

LDAP servers
Software for collaboration -Domino and Extended Products (optional; if installed, install on a external system)
Software for content management (optional; if installed, install on a external system)
External Security software (optional; if installed, install on a external system)
  • IBM Tivoli Access Manager for eBusiness 6.0 and 6.1 (Tivoli Access Manager product site) When using Tivoli Access Manager 6.0 for authorization or integrated user provisioning with WebSphere Portal, the Tivoli Access Manager AMJRTE component must be at the Version 5.1 fix pack 2 level or later. This version of AMJRTE component is automatically installed with WebSphere Application Server Version 5.1.1 or later, but must still be configured to work with WebSphere Portal.
  • CA SiteMinder V6.0 (Computer Associates product site)
Software for portlet development (optional; if installed, install on a external system)
  • IBM Rational Application Developer Version 7.0.0.6 and 7.0.5 (plugin for UTE)
  • IBM Portlet Factory V6.1.5, 6.1
JavaScript Library
  • Dojo V1.3.2 or 1.1.1
To take advantage of the support for Microsoft Internet Explorer V8.0 or to use the new features in 6.1.5.2 such as Mashups integration and the Page Builder Theme, you will need to use Dojo V1.3.2. Refer to the topic "Using a different Dojo version" for more information.

Related information
Detailed system requirements
WebSphere Portal Information Centers and more
Support Statement

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Cross reference information
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Enterprise Content Management IBM Web Content Manager Installation & Configuration z/OS 6.1.0.5, 6.1.5.2 Java edition

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WebSphere Portal
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Software version:

6.1.0.5, 6.1.5.2

Operating system(s):

z/OS

Software edition:

Enable

Reference #:

7019771

Modified date:

2010-10-22

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