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Status Planned for future release
Created by Guest
Created on Oct 4, 2019

Tivoli System Automation for Multiplatforms on VMware ESXi 6.7 support

The purpose of this RFE is to request support of Tivoli System Automation for Multiplatforms on VMware ESXi 6.7.
One of the IBM project teams at large customer needs an official support of Tivoli System Automation for Multiplatforms on VMware ESXi 6.7 to implement DB2 high availability with DB2 HADR on RHEL 7.6 on ESXi 6.7. According to the Software Product Compatibility Reports, the latest version of Tivoli System Automation for Multiplatforms, 4.1.0.5, only supports VMware ESXi version up to 5.5. Since the software procurement policy of this customer requires to select the latest version, we can not expect that customer adopts ESXi 5.5 released almost 6 years ago. In addition, ESXi servers are managed by customer and built by infrastructure vendor (not IBM), so we can not specify ESXi version. In order to make this project success, we need ESXi 6.7 support by the end of Mar 2020, which is just before we start build phase.

Idea Priority Urgent
Use Case
n/a
RFE ID 137022
RFE URL
RFE Product Tivoli System Automation for Multiplatforms (SA MP)
  • Guest
    Jan 25, 2021

    We plan to support VMWare ESXi 7.0 in a release planned later (Q3/Q4) 2021. Support for VMWare 6.7 was added in a recent fix pack.