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Status Delivered
Workspace OpenPages Ideas
Components Platform Features
Created by Guest
Created on Mar 29, 2019

OpenPages 6.2.1 Request For Enhancement to work with Java 1.8.

System: OpenPage GRC 6.2.1 Windows
Actor: Java 1.8

Requirement for to run Java 1.8 on the servers.

Description: OpenPages 6.2.1 is only qualified to work with Java 1.6 JDK and JRE per the following Technote:

You should not upgrade the Java that is used by the OpenPages product separately.

Could you please file a Request For Enhancement regarding suppoort for Java 1.8 using the following URL:

Please let me know if you have any questions.


Mark Hawk
IBM OpenPages Technical Support
Business Analytics
Tel: (720) 349-0229