Hardware and software requirements for IBM CMIS for Content Manager Version 1.0

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Abstract

This document contains the hardware and software prerequisites for IBM Content Management Interoperability Services for Content Manager (IBM CMIS) Version 1.0 and subsequent fix packs unless otherwise noted.

All references to Content Manager EE in IBM CMIS for Content Manager documentation refers to the product IBM Content Manager Enterprise Edition (Content Manager EE ). In a z/OS platform, all references to Content Manager EE in IBM CMIS for Content Manager documentation can be replaced with Content Manager for z/OS®.

IBM CMIS for Content Manager Version 1.0 is compliant with a snapshot dated February 24th 2011 of version 0.3.0 of Apache Chemistry Open CMIS Test Compatibility Kit.

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If you do not have a supported version of the required software, you can download it from the IBM Passport Advantage Online web site.


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About the IBM CMIS for Content Manager server

On the server where you plan to install IBM CMIS for Content Manager, you must install a web application server. For additional information about the IBM CMIS for Content Manager server, see the following topics in the information center:

Recommendation: The IBM CMIS installation and configuration tools are 760 pixels x 500 pixels. It is recommended that you use a screen resolution that is at least 760 pixels x 500 pixels to view the tools.


Hardware platforms (IBM CMIS for Content Manager server)

The following table provides a list of the supported hardware platforms for the IBM CMIS for Content Manager server.

Not every operating system is supported for every hardware platform. See the Operating system table for a list of the operating systems that are supported on each platform.

Platform Description
Intel x86-64 Intel 64-bit processors, including IBM System x, eServer xSeries, and BladeCenter servers.
POWER IBM POWER™-based processors, including IBM System p™, eServer pSeries®, System i™ and eServer iSeries® servers.

Operating systems (IBM CMIS for Content Manager server)

The following table specifies the supported operating systems by hardware platform for the IBM CMIS for Content Manager server.

Operating system x86-64 POWER
AIX Power 6.1 TLx
Minimum version: Base
IBM POWER-based processors
Bit:64-bit deployments only
Supported on pSeries
AIX Power 7.1 TLx
Minimum version: Base
IBM POWER-based processors
Bit:64-bit deployments only
Supported on pSeries
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.x
Editions: Advanced Platform, Server
Minimum version: 5.4
Bit: x86, 64-bit deployments only
Supported on Intel x64
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11SPx
Editions: SLES
Minimum version: Base, SP1
Bit: 32-bit and 64-bit deployments only
Supported on Intel x64
Windows Server 2008 R2
Editions: Standard, Enterprise, Datacenter
Minimum version: Base
Bit: x86, 64-bit deployments only
Supported on Intel x64

Web application servers (IBM CMIS for Content Manager server)

The following table specifies the supported web application servers for the IBM CMIS for Content Manager server.

Recommendation: It is strongly recommended that you install IBM CMIS for Content Manager to a dedicated application server or application server cluster.

Web application server AIX Linux Windows Notes
WebSphere Application Server 7 (32-bit and 64-bit)
Minimum version: 7.0.0.9
Base or Network Deployment only
Supported on AIX Supported on Linux Supported on Windows

WebSphere Application Server 7.0.0.9 and 7.0.0.11 users:
It is recommended that you use Message Transmission Optimization Mechanism (MTOM) to add and access large objects through IBM CMIS for Content Manager Web Services. If you use a method other than MTOM to add or access large objects through IBM CMIS for Content Manager, WebSphere Application Server might run out of heap space and hang.

Contact WebSphere Application Server Support to obtain the appropriate fix for WebSphere Application Server 7.0.0.9 or 7.0.0.11.

This fix is included in WebSphere Application Server 7.0.0.13.


Databases

IBM CMIS supports all of the databases that Content Manager EE or Content Manager for z/OS supports.

Specific information about the supported databases for Content Manager EE is included in the IBM Content Manager Version 8.4.3 Hardware and Software Requirements document. See Article #7021055 and Article #7020447 . For Content Manager for z/OS Hardware and Software Requirements document, see Article #7020819.


LDAP servers

IBM CMIS supports all of the LDAP servers that Content Manager EE supports.

Specific information about the supported LDAP servers for Content Manager EE is included in the IBM Content Manager Version 8.4.3 Hardware and Software Requirements document. See Article #7021055 and Article #7020447 .


Content Manager EE and Content Manager for z/OS (Content server)

The following table specifies the supported versions of Content Manager EE and Content Manager for z/OS for this release of IBM CMIS for Content Manager.

Content server Notes
Content Manager EE Version 8.4.3

Specific information about the supported platforms for Content Manager EE is included in the Content Version EE 8.4.3 Hardware and Software Requirements document. See Article #7021055 and Article #7020447 .

Content Manager for z/OS Version 8.4.3

Specific information about the supported platforms for Content Manager for z/OS is included in the Content Version for z/OS 8.4.3 Hardware and Software Requirements document. See Article #7020819.


IBM Information Integrator for Content (IBM CMIS for Content Manager server)

IBM Information Integrator for Content enables IBM CMIS for Content Manager to communicate with the Content Manager EE server. You must install the version of the Information Integrator for Content that is included with the version of the Content Manager EE to which you are connecting. IBM CMIS requires IBM Information Integrator for Content but IBM Information Integrator for Content does not require installation of IBM CMIS.

Important: The instance of IBM Information Integrator for Content that IBM CMIS uses must be installed on the same machine as IBM CMIS. The Content Manager EE Connector in IBM Information Integrator for Content must be configured before configuring IBM CMIS. The installation of IBM CMIS does not require IBM Information Integrator for Content, however, the configuration of IBM CMIS requires that Content Manager EE Connector in IBM Information Integrator for Content must be configured before configuring IBM CMIS.

For more information for installing IBM CMIS for Content Manager and the Content Manager EE, see Installing IBM CMIS for Content Manager in the information center.


Sizing and capacity planning

IBM CMIS for Content Manager requires a minimum of:

  • Disk space: 200 MB
  • Memory: 1 GB

The amount of necessary CPU processing power, RAM, and disk space vary depending on your specific workload and your desired system capacity and performance. To build the best working system for your needs, build a test system and then move the system into production after you verify that it meets your needs.


Related documentation
Document Format
IBM CMIS for Content Manager Version 1.0 publication library HTML
IBM CMIS for Content Manager Version 1.0 Release Notes HTML
Download IBM CMIS for Content Manager Version 1.0 HTML


Change history
History Date Change
Release May 2011 Created for IBM CMIS Version 1.0.


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More support for:

Content Manager
IBM Content Management Interoperability Services for Content Manager

Software version:

8.4.3

Operating system(s):

AIX, Linux, UNIX, Windows

Reference #:

7020412

Modified date:

2011-07-18

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