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IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager Support Matrix

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Question

What are the supported versions of operating systems, hypervisors, middleware, HSMs, and KMIP across the different releases of IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager?

Answer

The following tables provide the supported versions of operating system, hypervisor, middleware, Hardware Security Modules (HSM), and Key Management Interoperability Protocol (KMIP) across the different releases of IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager (SKLM):


Supported operating systems

Platform

Operating System

SKLM V2.6

SKLM V2.7

SKLM V3.0

SKLM V3.0.1

AIX
 
AIX 6.1 POWER 7
YES
NO
NO
NO
AIX 7.1 TL4 SP6 POWER 7, 8 **
YES
YES
YES
YES
AIX 7.1 TL5 POWER 7, 8**
YES
YES
YES
YES
AIX 7.2 POWER 7, 8**
NO
YES
YES
YES
Linux
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 12 x86-64
NO
YES*
YES
YES
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 12 System z
NO
YES
YES
YES
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 11 x86-64
YES
NO
NO
NO
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 11 System z
YES
NO
NO
NO
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 10 x86-64
YES
NO
NO
NO
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 9 x86-64
YES
NO
NO
NO
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) Server 7.1 - 7.6 System z
YES
YES
YES
YES
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) Server 7.1 - 7.6 x86-64
YES
YES
YES
YES
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) Server 7.1 - 7.6 (PowerPC Little Endian (LE)) 64 bit **
NO
NO
YES
YES
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) Server 6.7 - 6.9 System z
YES
YES
NO
NO
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) Server 6.7 - 6.9 x86-64
YES
YES
YES
YES
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5 Advanced Platform x86-64
NO
NO
NO
NO
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5 Advanced Platform System z
NO
NO
NO
NO
Ubuntu 16 x86_64 NO NO NO YES
Windows
 
 
 
Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise Edition x86-64
NO
NO
NO
NO
Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard Edition x86-64
NO
NO
NO
NO
Windows Server 2012 Standard Edition x86-64
YES
YES
YES
YES
Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard Edition x86-64
YES
YES
YES
YES
Windows Server 2016 Standard Edition x86-64 NO NO YES YES

* -  IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager, Version 2.7 supports SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 12, in x86 64–bit mode. For more information, see  http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22001695 .

** Supported hardware includes POWER9 in POWER8 mode.


Supported hypervisors

Hypervisor

SKLM V2.6

SKLM V2.7

SKLM V3.0

SKLM V3.0.1

VMware ESXi 5.x, 6.x YES YES YES YES

Supported middleware (WebSphere Application Server and DB2)

Middleware

SKLM V2.6

SKLM V2.7

SKLM V3.0 / V3.0.1

IBM Db2
10.5.0.6
11.1
11.1.2.2
11.1.2.2
IBM WebSphere Application Server
8.5.5.7
9.0.0.1
9.0.0.5
WebSphere SDK Java Technology Edition
1.7.0 SR3 FP10
1.8.0 SR3 FP20
1.8.0_144 SR5

Supported HSMs/cryptographic cards

IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager uses the IBM PKCS11 Cryptographic Provider, and supports the cryptographic cards that the provider supports. 

The following table lists the commonly used cryptographic cards:

Cryptographic card

SKLM V2.6

SKLM V2.7

SKLM V3.0, V3.0.1

Gemalto/SafeNet Luna SA

4.5
5.0
5.4.7-1

4.5
5.0
5.4.7-1
6.1

4.5
5.0
5.4.7-1
6.1
7.x

Thales nShield Connect 1500

Yes

Yes

Yes

Thales nShield Connect 6000

No

Yes

Yes

IBM 4765 PCIe Cryptographic Coprocessor

Yes

Yes

Yes

Complete list of supported cryptographic cards:

SKLM V2.6

SKLM V2.7V3.0, V3.0.1

IBM Java V7.0 Knowledge Center - IBM PKCS11 Cryptographic Provider

IBM Java V8.0 Knowledge Center - IBM PKCS11 Cryptographic Provider

Supported KMIP versions

SKLM V2.6

SKLM V2.7

SKLM V3.0, V3.0.1

Key Management Interoperability Protocol (KMIP)

1.0
1.1
1.2

1.0
1.1
1.2
1.3
1.4

1.0
1.1
1.2
1.3
1.4
2.0

For more information about the supported KMIP profiles, see  http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22008933.


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Document Information

Modified date:
22 August 2019

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