This page describes the minimum system requirements for the hardware and software needed to operate DB2® Content Manager for z/OS® V8.4.1
If you install some of the DB2 Content Manager components on distributed operating systems, see the Related information links at the end of this document for the DB2 Content Manager Enterprise Edition Version 8.4.1 requirements.
Processors and real storage: DB2 Content Manager for z/OS V8.4.1 operates on any processor that supports z/Architecture®, including zSeries® z800, z890, z900, z990, IBM System z9®, or a comparable processor. The processor must have enough real storage to satisfy the combined requirements of:
- DB2 Universal Database Server
- HTTP server
- Other customer-required applications
DASD: The program directories provide the direct access storage device (DASD) requirements to install DB2 Content Manager for z/OS V8.4.1. The actual DASD requirement that is needed for DB2 Content Manager to maintain customer data in DB2 databases depends on each customer's specific application requirement.
The following table specifies the required software for any computer on which you install the specified DB2 Content Manager for z/OS component.
Important: If you are upgrading from DB2 Content Manager for z/OS Version 8.3 to Version 8.4.1, your client API must be at Version 8.3 fix pack 9 before you upgrade. Alternatively, you can apply PK64318 to your client API before upgrading to DB2 Content Manager for z/OS Version 8.4.1.
|Required software||Library server||Resource manager||Resource manager with Tivoli® Storage Manager for z/OS||DB2 Content Manager Toolkit for z/OS||Notes|
|Operating system (select one)||z/OS V1.8 and later||For resource manager 2000 MB support, you need z/OS V1.10 (PTF UA43927).|
|Database (select one)||DB2 Universal Database Server for z/OS V8.1 (UK28448, UK10979) NFM mode||For details, see 207-353.|
Note for IBM® HTTP Server V5.3:
z/OS V2.2 does not support IHS V5.3. Recommend to upgrade Content Manger to the version which supports IBM HTTP Server powered by Apache in z/OS V2.1 or V2.2.
Required for IPv6. See Article 1413064
|DB2 V9.1 for z/OS (UK28449) COMPAT or NFM mode|
|Resource manager||IBM® HTTP Server V5.3 (a base element of z/OS)|
|IBM HTTP Server V7.0 and V8.0 (formerly known as Apache 2.2)|
|Supplemental operating system requirement||z/OS UNIX® System Services (a base element of z/OS)|
|Long term storage|
(select one or both)
|Object Access Method (OAM) (a base element of z/OS)||For OAM 2000 MB support, you need z/OS 1.10, OAM PTF |
UA43927, and DB2 Content Manager PTF UK42117.
|Tivoli Storage Manager Server V5.4 or V5.5 and Tivoli Storage Manager API Client on z/OS V188.8.131.52 or V5.5||The minimum supported level for Tivoli Storage Manager API Client on z/OS is 184.108.40.206. |
For 2000 MB support for objects stored in OAM, you need z/OS 1.10, OAM PTF UA43927, and DB2 Content Manager PTF UK42118.
|Communications||TCP/IP (part of the Communications Server element)|
|Runtime environment||Language Environment® (part of the Application Enablement Services element)|
|IBM SDK for z/OS, Java 2 Technology Edition, Version 5.0|
|Assembler||High Level Assembler Release 3 (part of the System Services element)|
|Security||Integrated Cryptographic Services (security component of z/OS) *|
|Other required components||ISPF (a base element of z/OS)|
|JES2 (a base element of z/OS)|
|SMP/E (a base element of z/OS)|
|TSO/E (a base element of z/OS)|
|Resource recovery service (RRS) (part of the z/OS operating system)|
* Cryptographic Services only need to be installed but not enabled. Enable the Cryptographic Services If you use user-defined ACLs.
The following table specifies the optional software for any computer on which you install the specified DB2 Content Manager for z/OS component:
|Optional software||Library server||Resource manager||Resource manager with Tivoli Storage Manager for z/OS||DB2 Content Manager Toolkit for z/OS||Notes|
|User exit development||C/C++ (an optional feature of z/OS)|
|Web application server (for deploying the eClient or Web Services on z/OS)||WebSphere® Application Server for z/OS V6.1 (APAR PK52557; PTF UK39151)|
|Host initiated display||IBM Enterprise COBOL for z/OS V3.4|
|z/OS C/C++ V1.2 or later|
|CICS® Transaction Server for z/OS V2.3|
|Client components that are required for host initiated display||Windows® 2000 SP4, Windows 2003 SP2, or Windows XP SP2|
|Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET 2003|
|International Components for Unicode (ICU) V1.8.1 or later|
|Java™ application development and runtime environment||IBM SDK for z/OS, Java 2 Technology Edition, Version 5.0|
|IBM Data Server Driver for JDBC and SQLJ Version 8.1 or 9.1|
|Running the DB2 Content Manager Toolkit for z/OS APIs under CICS||IBM SDK for z/OS, Java 2 Technology Edition, Version 5.0|
|CICS Transaction Server for z/OS Version 3.2 (PK59577)|
|Release||14 November 2008|
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17 June 2018