We’ve just released the latest z/OS Connect EE open beta.

What’s changed since the October 2018 open beta?

In this release of the open beta refresh, we have embedded WebSphere Liberty Profile 18.0.0.3, and also included a few product fixes.

WebSphere Liberty Profile 18.0.0.3

The version of WebSphere Liberty Profile embedded in this open beta is version 18.0.0.3. The version level of the WebSphere Liberty Profile appears in both the top of the z/OS Connect EE messages.log file, and also in the STDOUT logfile.

Angel V9

The version of the angel shipped with WebSphere Liberty Profile V18.0.0.3 is version 9.

To check the version of the angel you can issue an MVS system MODIFY command:


modify <angel jobname>,version

For example,


modify baqzangl,version

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Open beta build and expiry dates

The build date for this version of the z/OS Connect EE open beta is 20181029-1817 and appears on the BAQR0000I message.

This version of the z/OS Connect EE open beta is due to expire on 27 January 2019. However, do not panic! A newer version of the open beta with additional enhancements will be available to download before this version expires.

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