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Status Not under consideration
Workspace DataStage
Created by Guest
Created on Apr 18, 2018

Datastage version 11.3 clients tier compatibility with windows 2016

Hi team ,

In our environment we currently have Datastage version 8.7 and Datastage version 11.3 installed . The clients for both of these version are installed on a windows server with version 2008.
Now these 2008 windows version servers have reached end of line and our infrastructure team is retiring these and moving to newer windows 2016 version. In next 2 months windows 2008 versions will be replaced with 2016.
We searched IBM documentation and it says 8.7 is certified till windows 2008 and DS v11.3 is certified till windows 2012.
This causes a concern for us as Datastage version 11.3 will remain for atleast next few years in our environment.
So we would like to request if IBM can certify atleast Datastage 11.3 ( to be exact ) clients on windows 2016 version that will greatly help us.