IMS Enterprise Suite Version 2.1 Release Notes

Release notes


This document provides up-to-date information on the latest updates to assist you with the installation and maintenance of the IBM® IMS™ Enterprise Suite Version 2.1.


Note: For release notes for all versions of IMS Enterprise Suite that are in service and the readme file for each component, see

Last release notes update: October, 2014

Before you install the components in the IMS Enterprise Suite Version 2.1 for the first time, make sure that you review the following installation information in the IBM Information Management Software for z/OS® Solutions Information Center:

Known issues, their workarounds, and bug fixes are documented in the readme file for each component.

For the latest fixes or enhancements:

  • For the z/OS platform, use the standard service process to obtain the service. Use the SMP/E process to apply the fixes.
  • For distributed platforms, download the latest maintenance release from the IMS Enterprise Suite download website.

The following table lists the components in the Suite, with links to the online readme file if it is available.

Latest update for distributed systems
Latest APARs for z/OS README file
(containing a cumulative list of updates and known issues)
Connect API for C No update. Not applicable. Readme file for Connect API for C
Connect API for Java™ No update. APAR PM60168 Readme file for Connect API for Java
DLIModel utility plug-in No update. Not applicable. Readme file for DLIModel utility plug-in
IMS Explorer for Development V2.1.1.3 Not applicable. Readme file for IMS Explorer
SOAP Gateway V2.1.0.8 V2.1.0.8 is equivalent to APAR PI23925 for the z/OS platform. APARs PI23968, PI23969, and
PI23970 for the IMS Enterprise Suite V2.1 Base Services are required for the updated IBM Java SDK V6.

V2.1.0.7 is for the distributed platform only to include the updated version of IBM SDK Java Technology Edition, Version 6. There is no equivalent APAR for the z/OS platform.
Java updates are provided via APARs PI10939, PI18480, PI18481, PI18482 for the Base Services.

V2.1.0.6 is equivalent to APARs PI11043 and PI11565. APARs PI11041, PI11038, and PI10939 for the Base Services are also required.

V2.1.0.5 for the distributed platforms is equivalent to APARs PM86774, PM88825, PM88828, and PM86778.

V2.1.0.4 for the distributed platforms is equivalent to APAR PM82031 and APAR PM61633 for the z/OS platform.

V2.1.0.2 is equivalent to APARs PM59150 and PM59637. The PTF UK77061 contains fixes for the following APARs :
  • PM50047
  • PM50048
  • PM50051
  • PM52036

V2.1.0.1 contains fixes for the following APARs:
  • PM50044
  • PM50046
  • PM50049 (Windows Services support; for Windows only)
Readme file for SOAP Gateway
JMS API Not applicable. No update. None.
Enterprise Suite base component (Java, IBM Installation Manager) Not applicable. An updated version of Java (V6.0.9.3) for IMS Enterprise Suite V2.1 is available that addresses reported memory leak and data corruption issues in the following APARs:
  • PM56817 (PTF UK76012)
  • PM57009 (PTF UK76013)
  • PM56825 (PTF UK76024)
Also check for the latest APARs for additional IBM Java SDK updates.
Not applicable.

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