Major updates schedule

Here is the IBM® Sterling Order Management System major updates schedule for 2024. Customer contacts from the Self Service receive an email that indicates the specifics of group (A or B) and the start time.

Use the following table for general planning purposes.

All major updates are scheduled to start at 11 AM or 2 PM IST, which is 12:30 or 3:30 AM EST.
Table 1. Major updates schedule
Version Developer toolkit availability Environments Legacy group A and B Next-generation group A Next-generation group B 1 March 2024 Dev, QA 11 March 2024 12 March 2024 14 March 2024 1 March 2024 Preprod, Master Configuration 18 March 2024 19 March 2024 21 March 2024 1 March 2024 Production 25 March 2024 26 March 2024 28 March 2024
   7 June 2024 Dev, QA 17 June 2024 18 June 2024 20 June 2024 7 June 2024 Preprod, Master Configuration 24 June 2024 25 June 2024 27 June 2024 7 June 2024 Production 1 July 2024 2 July 2024 9 July 2024
   6 September 2024 Dev, QA 16 September 2024 17 September 2024 19 September 2024 6 September 2024 Preprod, Master Configuration 23 September 2024 24 September 2024 26 September 2024 6 September 2024 Production 30 September 2024 1 October 2024 3 October 2024

IBM recommends that you download the latest version of the developer toolkit from the Self Service and test your existing customizations on the latest version before your cloud environment is upgraded. IBM will send out an email communication to you when the latest developer toolkit is available for download from the Self Service. For more information, see Downloading the containerized developer toolkit.

*The developer toolkit availability dates that are mentioned in the schedule are tentative and might vary. If there are any changes to the dates, you will receive a communication from IBM. For minor updates schedule, see Minor updates schedule.

For issues resolved in IBM Sterling Order Management System, see Resolved issues.

Order Hub

Order Hub for Sterling Order Management System is a multi-tenant SaaS application and is updated by following the same schedule as Sterling Order Management System developer toolkit for all environments.

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