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Product Install Requirements


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Product Install Requirements

Following is the list of products and options that need to be installed in order to use all functions in IBM Navigator for i.

It is recommended that you keep current on the Group PTFs listed on the IBM Navigator for i PTFs page.

Required Product or Option Description IBM i 7.5 IBM i 7.4 IBM i 7.3
HTTP Server 5770DG1 & group PTF SF99952 level 9 5770DG1 & group PTF SF99662 level 13 5770DG1 &

Group PTF SF99722 level 32

Java™ - JDK

Java Toolbox


5770JV1 option 17, 19, or 20

New version IBM Navigator for i running on ADMIN1 will run on the highest Java version installed:

  • 64-bit Java™ 17 - 5770JV1 option 20
  • 64-bit Java™ 11 - 5770JV1 option 19
  • 64-bit Java™ SE 8 - 5770JV1 option 17
Java™ PTF latest group PTF
Heritage version running on ADMIN2 will run only on 64-bit Java™ SE 8.
Performance Tools group
5770PT1 & group PTF 5770PT1 & group PTF SF99723
Database group SF99951 SF99704 - level 14 SF99703 - level 25
Extended Base Directory Support 5770SS1 option 3 jt400Native.jar - resides in /QIBM/ProdData/OS400/jt400/lib.
Host Servers 5770SS1 option 12
Qshell 5770SS1 option 30
Domain Name System (DNS) 5770SS1 option 31 - required to do DNS config in Navigator, but not for Navigator otherwise

PASE (Portable App Solutions Environment) 

5770SS1 option 33
For Integrated Application Servers (IAS/IWS) to function properly, it is recommended that the NLS settings of the system conform to the values indicated in this URL -
IBM Portable Utilities for i5/OS 5733SC1
Other products required for certain functions within IBM Navigator for i
You may need some of the following, depending on the functions you want to perform:
IBM Transform Services for i
5770TS1 - allows View as PDF for spool files
Digital Certificate Manager 5770SS1 option 34
Crypto coprocessor tools
5770-SS1 option 35
5733-CY3 Crypto Device Manager
CCA Cryptographic Service Provider
Crypto Device Manager
Advanced Job Scheduler 5770-JS1 Advanced Job Scheduler for i
Administration Runtime Expert (ARE) 5733-ARE

Check the PTF page for the most current levels required by each release of the PTF.

IBM i 7.4 and 7.3
IBM Performance Tools for i5/OS - Disk Watcher  no longer required to be installed
5770PT1 option 3

IBM Performance Tools for i5/OS - Job Watcher 

You can use the following link to find out PTF cover letter information:

[{"Type":"MASTER","Line of Business":{"code":"LOB68","label":"Power HW"},"Business Unit":{"code":"BU070","label":"IBM Infrastructure"},"Product":{"code":"SWG60","label":"IBM i"},"ARM Category":[{"code":"a8m0z0000000CH1AAM","label":"IBM Navigator for i"}],"Platform":[{"code":"PF012","label":"IBM i"}],"Version":"7.3.0;7.4.0;and future releases"}]

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Modified date:
11 April 2024