IMS Enterprise Suite Version 2.2 Release Notes
This document describes the latest updates to assist you with the installation and maintenance of the IBM® IMS™ Enterprise Suite Version 2.2.
Note: IMS Enterprise Suite Version 2.2 was withdrawn from service on November 1, 2015. See Software withdrawal and support discontinuance ENUS914-150 for details. For release notes for other versions of IMS Enterprise Suite that are in service, see IMS Enterprise Suite Release Notes.
Last update: December, 2015
Before you install the components of the IMS Enterprise Suite Version 2.2 for the first time, review the following installation information in IBM Knowledge Center:
Important: The version of the IBM Java SDK that is provided in the IMS Enterprise Suite Base Services to be installed by IBM Installation Manager has been deprecated (APAR PI33919). Before installing or updating Connect API for Java, SOAP Gateway, or JMS API, download the latest supported version of Java. See APAR PI33919 for more information and the download instructions.
- For z/OS environments, see the PSP bucket for IMS Enterprise Suite V2.2 for the latest supported Java version and download instructions.
- For Windows environments, visit the IMS Enterprise Suite download website and navigate to the component of interest. Follow the instructions on the page to download the latest supported Java version.
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||188.8.131.52||Not applicable.||Readme file for Connect API for C|
|Connect API for Java™||184.108.40.206||220.127.116.11 is equivalent to the service update for APARs PI18472, PI18473, and PI18474.
18.104.22.168 is equivalent to the service update for APARs PI10937, PI11020, PI11039, and PI18479
22.214.171.124 is equivalent to the service update for APAR PM96945.
126.96.36.199 is equivalent to service updates for APARs PM86769, PM88068, and PM88962 for the z/OS platform.
188.8.131.52 contains a fix for Windows only.
184.108.40.206 is equivalent to PTF UK91746 for APAR PM81423.
220.127.116.11 is equivalent to PTF UK91004 for APAR PM75838.
|Readme file for Connect API for Java|
|IMS Explorer for Development||18.104.22.168||Not applicable.||Readme file for IMS Explorer|
|SOAP Gateway||22.214.171.124||V126.96.36.199 is equivalent to APAR PI41094.
V188.8.131.52 is equivalent to APAR PI23771. APARs PI23964, PI23965, and PI23966 for the Base Services are required.
V184.108.40.206 is equivalent to APAR PI21044. APARs PI10937, PI11020, PI11039, and PI18479 for the Base Services are required.
V220.127.116.11 is equivalent to APAR PI11108.
APARs PI10937, PI10940, PI10942 and PI11338 for the Base Services are required.
V18.104.22.168 is equivalent to APARs PM86769, PM88068, PM88962, and PM86773.
V22.214.171.124 is equivalent to APAR PM78757.
|Readme file for SOAP Gateway|
|JMS API||Not applicable.||None||None.|