Revised information: Software support discontinuance: IBM WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 and IBM WebSphere Application Server V9.0.5 family of products for Solaris and HP-UX operating systems

IBM Latin America Software Announcement LP20-0300
June 9, 2020

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Overview

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Effective September 30, 2022, IBM® will discontinue support of the Solaris and HP-UX operating systems for the IBM WebSphere® Application Server family of products, WebSphere eXtreme Scale, and WebSphere Remote Server family of products.

  • Web Server Plug-ins for IBM WebSphere Application Server
  • WebSphere Application Client for IBM WebSphere Application Server
  • WebSphere Customization Toolbox

The following programs, including the supporting programs listed above, will discontinue support of the Solaris and HP-UX operating systems:

Program number VRM Program name
5724-J08 8.5.5 IBM WebSphere Application Server
5724-J08 9.0.5 IBM WebSphere Application Server
5724-H88 8.5.5 IBM WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment
5724-H88 9.0.5 IBM WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment
5725-Y70 8.5.5 IBM WebSphere Application Server Family Edition
5725-Y70 9.0.5 IBM WebSphere Application Server Family Edition
5724-I63 8.5.5 IBM WebSphere Application Server - Express®
5724-Q00 9.0.5 IBM WebSphere Remote Server
5725-L29 8.5.5 IBM WebSphere Application Server Liberty Core
5725-L29 9.0.5 IBM WebSphere Application Server Liberty Core
5724-X67 8.6.1 IBM WebSphere eXtreme Scale

Extended support for both Solaris and HP-UX is offered through September 2025.

Clients with WebSphere Application Server deployments on either Solaris or HP-UX are encouraged to migrate to Red Hat® Enterprise Linux®.

WebSphere Application Server support for Solaris and HP-UX operating systems was not included in an earlier announcement that extended support for WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 and WebSphere Application Server V9.0.5 products through 2030. For details, see Software Announcement LP20-0153, dated March 24, 2020.



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Latin America distribution

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All Latin American countries, except Cuba.

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