WebLogic OS/390 Platform Support
Latest Certified Release
The latest certified release is WebLogic Server Release 4.5.1. For more information, see Platform certification detail. Platform certification for WebLogic Server Release 5.1 is still in progress. Please contact your account manager for more information.
You can download the latest JDK from the
For general information about S/390, OS/390, and USS/390, see IBM's S/390 website.
Install WebLogic Server on OS/390 using the WebLogic .zip archive
distribution. Follow the instructions in Installing from a zip
After you install WebLogic Server on OS/390, you must run the USS390PostInst utility, which is in
the util390.jar file, to
convert text files from ASCII to EBCDIC encoding. It is only
necessary to do this one time after you install.|
Follow these steps:
util390.jar file into
your WebLogic home directory.
Add util390.jar to your
CLASSPATH environment variable:
$ CLASSPATH=<WebLogic home directory path>/util390.jar:$CLASSPATH; export $CLASSPATH
Run the USS390PostInst utility:
$ java USS390PostInst
USS390PostInst prints a message
as it converts each text file in the WebLogic distribution.
Notes on using WebLogic Server with OS/390
WebLogic Server 4.5.1 on OS/390 requires sp5 or greater.
Graphical utilities, such as the WebLogic Console, must be executed
on a client computer, since USS390 does not have a GUI environment.
No native libraries are provided for OS/390.
WebLogic Server was certified using the WebLogic jdbcKona/MSSQLServer4
JDBC driver with Microsoft SQL Server. (Please note that starting with WebLogic Server Release 5.1, jdbcKona/MSSQLServer4 is known as the WebLogic jDriver for Microsoft SQL Server.)