IBM Integration Bus and WebSphere Message Broker: Support Portal changes
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If you have ever used the IBM Support Portal pages to find information about IBM Integration Bus (IIB) then you are probably aware that all the information for IIB has been indexed on the WebSphere Message Broker (WMB) Support Portal pages. A previous blog article discussed and detailed reasons for doing this: IBM
In the 3 years since the Support Portal pages were set up to include IIB on the WMB Support Portal page, IIB has become much more widely adopted and well known. Also in those 3 years, WMB V6.1 and WMB V7 went out of support. WMB V8 is the last version of the product to carry the name WebSphere Message Broker and WMB
The WebSphere Message Broker Support Portal page has been replaced by th
Now, if you search on IBM Integration Bus you will see it show up in the list:
However, if you search for WebSphere Message Broker, now you will see IBM Integration Bus but you will not see "WebSphere Message Broker":
Note: This list will soon exclude "WebSphere Message Broker with Rules and Formatter Extension" as it will also be combined into the IBM
Regardless of whether you are looking for WMB or IIB information, if you select IBM Integration Bus, you will be taken to the Supp
What's staying the same?
Once you are on the IIB
What else is changing?
Coincidentally, the overall IBM Support Portal page design and layouts have been redesigned. If you go to any Support Portal page you will notice that some information you want is not in the place you expected it to be. This is not because the information went away when we changed the name from WebSphere Message Broker to IBM Integration Bus. This is because the entire Support Portal design has been updated (not just IIB and WMB). For a overview of what the new design includes, you can watch the video: Here
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