Client software packages

If you have access to IBM® Passport Advantage® or the IBM Fix Central downloads area, you can obtain the Netezza® client software. You must have support accounts with permission to download the IBM Netezza software from these locations.

To access Passport Advantage, go to

To access Fix Central, go to

The following table lists the supported operating systems and revisions for the Netezza CLI clients.

Table 1. Netezza supported platforms
Operating system 32-bit 64-bit

Windows 2008, Vista, 7, 8, and 10

Intel / AMD Intel / AMD
Windows Server 2012, 2012 R2 N/A Intel / AMD
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.2, 5.3, 5.5, 5.9; and 6 through 6.5 Intel / AMD Intel / AMD
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.2 N/A PowerPC®
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.1 N/A Power8 LE Mode
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Intel / AMD Intel / AMD
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 and 11, and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.x, and Red Hat Enterprise Hat 6.1 IBM System z® IBM System z
Ubuntu Server 15.04 Intel / AMD Intel / AMD
IBM AIX® 6.1 with C++ runtime libraries, and 7.1 N/A PowerPC
HP-UX 11i versions 1.6, 2 (B.11.22 and B.11.23), and 3 Itanium Itanium
Oracle Solaris 10, 11 SPARC SPARC
Oracle Solaris 10 x86 x86

The Netezza client kits are designed to run on the proprietary hardware architecture for the vendor. For example, the AIX, HP-UX, and Solaris clients are intended for the proprietary RISC architecture. The Linux client is intended for RedHat or SUSE on the 32-bit Intel architecture.

Note: Typically, the Netezza clients also support the update releases for each of the OS versions listed in the table, unless the OS vendor introduced architecture changes in the update.