Supported Configurations

The following sections list the various configurations supported by SpringSource tc Server:

Supported Java EE Specifications

SpringSource tc Server supports the following Java EE specifications:

Supported JVM Versions

The following table lists the supported JVM versions for the three components of tc Server.

tc Server Component Supported JVM Version(s) Notes
tc Server Application Server 1.5, 1.6 Although the AMS agent and server are supported on Java 1.5 only, this does not preclude tc Server itself from running on Java 1.6. An AMS agent or server running on Java 1.5 is fully capable of managing a tc Server running on Java 1.6.
AMS Agent 1.5 AMS agents, by default, use a bundled Java 1.5 JVM. You can choose to run an AMS agent using a different JVM by setting the HQ_JAVA_HOME environment variable.
AMS Server 1.5 AMS servers, by default, use a bundled Java 1.5 JVM. You can choose to run an AMS server using a different JVM by setting the HQ_JAVA_HOME environment variable.

Supported Configurations: tc Server (Application Server Component)

The following table lists the supported configurations for running the application component of tc Server.

NOTE: Because you typically also install the AMS agent on the same computer as the tc Server itself, you should also consult Supported Configurations: AMS Agent.

SpringSource recommends that you follow the guidance of your operating system or JVM vendor when deciding which patch levels should be applied to your computer. In general, the latest patch update levels are recommended.

Operating System Major Version Chip Architecture JVM tc Server Version
RedHat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) V4 x86 32/64 bit Sun Hotspot 1.5, 1.6 6.0.19.A, 6.0.20.A, 6.0.20.C
RedHat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) V5 x86 32/64 bit Sun Hotspot 1.5, 1.6 6.0.20.A, 6.0.20.C
openSUSE 10 x86 32/64 bit Sun Hotspot 1.5, 1.6 6.0.20.A, 6.0.20.C
openSUSE 11 x86 32/64 bit Sun Hotspot 1.5, 1.6 6.0.20.A, 6.0.20.C
Windows 2008 Server x86 64 bit Sun Hotspot 1.5, 1.6 6.0.20.C
Windows 2003 Server SP1 and newer x86 32 bit Sun Hotspot 1.5, 1.6 6.0.19.A, 6.0.20.A, 6.0.20.C
Windows 2003 Server SP1 and newer x86 64 bit Sun Hotspot 1.5, 1.6 6.0.20.A, 6.0.20.C
Solaris 10
  • Sparc
  • Intel 32/64 bit
Sun Hotspot 1.5, 1.6 6.0.19.A, 6.0.20.A, 6.0.20.C
AIX 5.3 PowerPC 32/64 bit IBM JVM 1.5, 1.6 6.0.20.B, 6.0.20.C (see note)
AIX 6.1 PowerPC 32/64 bit IBM JVM 1.5, 1.6 6.0.20.B, 6.0.20.C (see note)
Linux on System z (zLinux) 2.6 zSeries s390x 64 bit IBM JVM 1.5, 1.6 6.0.20.B, 6.0.20.C (see note)
Mac OS 10.5 x86 32/64 bit Sun Hotspot 1.5, 1.6 6.0.20.A, 6.0.20.C

Note (AIX): In versions 6.0.20.B and 6.0.20.C of tc Server, only the application server component is supported on the AIX platform; there is no managed-node bundle available for this platform. If you need to install or upgrade the application server on AIX, use the platform-independent bundle (called tcServer-6.0.20.C-GA-appserver.tgz.)

Note (zLinux): In version 6.0.20.C of tc Server, only the application server component is supported on the zLinux platform. There is no managed-node bundle available for this platform. If you need to install or upgrade the application server component on zLinux, use the platform-independent bundle (called tcServer-6.0.20.C-GA-appserver.tgz.)

Supported Configurations: AMS Agent

The following table lists the supported configurations for running the AMS agent.

NOTE: Because you typically also install the AMS agent on the same computer as the tc Server itself, you should also consult Supported Configurations: tc Server (Application Server Component).

SpringSource recommends that you follow the guidance of your operating system or JVM vendor when deciding which patch levels should be applied to your computer. In general, the latest patch update levels are recommended.

Operating System Major Version Chip Architecture JVM tc Server Version
RedHat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) V4 x86 32/64 bit Sun Hotspot 1.5 6.0.19.A, 6.0.20.A, 6.0.20.C
RedHat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) V5 x86 32/64 bit Sun Hotspot 1.5 6.0.20.A, 6.0.20.C
openSUSE 10 x86 32/64 bit Sun Hotspot 1.5 6.0.20.A, 6.0.20.C
openSUSE 11 x86 32/64 bit Sun Hotspot 1.5 6.0.20.A, 6.0.20.C
Windows 2008 Server x86 64 bit

NOTE: The AMS agent binaries must run using a 32-bit JVM.

Sun Hotspot 1.5 (32 bit) 6.0.20.C
Windows 2003 Server SP1 and newer x86 32 bit Sun Hotspot 1.5 6.0.19.A, 6.0.20.A, 6.0.20.C
Windows 2003 Server SP1 and newer x86 64 bit

NOTE: The AMS agent binaries must run using a 32-bit JVM.

Sun Hotspot 1.5 (32 bit) 6.0.20.C
Solaris 10
  • Sparc
  • Intel 32/64 bit
Sun Hotspot 1.5

NOTE: The AMS agent on Solaris (Intel) does not bundle its own JRE; all agents on other platforms do. This means that on Solaris (Intel), you must set the HQ_JAVA_HOME variable to point to the location of an installed JRE before you start the AMS agent.

6.0.19.A, 6.0.20.A, 6.0.20.C
Linux on System z (zLinux) 2.6 zSeries s390x 64 bit IBM JVM 1.5

NOTE: As with AMS agents on all other supported configurations, the AMS agent on zLinux bundles the Sun Hotspot JRE 1.5. The bundled HotSpot JRE, however, does not work correctly with the AMS agent on zLinux. This means that you must set the HQ_JAVA_HOME variable to point to the location of an installed IBM JRE/JVM 1.5 (64-bit) before you start the AMS agent.

6.0.20.B
Mac OS 10.5 x86 32/64 bit Sun Hotspot 1.5 6.0.20.A, 6.0.20.C

Supported Configurations: AMS Server

The following table lists the supported configurations for running the AMS server.

SpringSource recommends that you follow the guidance of your operating system or JVM vendor when deciding which patch levels should be applied to your computer. In general, the latest patch update levels are recommended.

Operating System Major Version Chip Architecture JVM tc Server Version
RedHat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) V4 x86 32/64 bit Sun Hotspot 1.5 6.0.19.A, 6.0.20.A, 6.0.20.C
RedHat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) V5 x86 32/64 bit Sun Hotspot 1.5 6.0.20.A, 6.0.20.C
openSUSE 10 x86 32/64 bit Sun Hotspot 1.5 6.0.20.A, 6.0.20.C
openSUSE 11 x86 32/64 bit Sun Hotspot 1.5 6.0.20.A, 6.0.20.C
Windows 2008 Server x86 64 bit

NOTE: The AMS server binaries must run using a 32-bit JVM.

Sun Hotspot 1.5 (32 bit) 6.0.20.C
Windows 2003 Server SP1 and newer x86 32 bit Sun Hotspot 1.5 6.0.19.A, 6.0.20.A, 6.0.20.C
Windows 2003 Server SP1 and newer x86 64 bit

NOTE: The AMS server binaries must run using a 32-bit JVM.

Sun Hotspot 1.5 (32 bit) 6.0.20.C
Solaris 10 Sparc Sun Hotspot 1.5 6.0.19.A, 6.0.20.A, 6.0.20.C

Supported Browsers for Accessing the AMS Dashboard

The following table lists the supported browsers that you can use to access the AMS dashboard.

Browser Supported Version(s)
Firefox 1.5.x, 2.0.x, 3.5
Safari 3, 4
Internet Explorer 7

Tested Configurations: tc Server (Application Server Component)

The following tables list specifically tested patch update levels for the latest 6.0.X version of tc Server (application server component.)

Operating System Major Version Chip Architecture (Tested) Fully Qualified of JVM Version (Tested) Version of tc Server (Tested)
RedHat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) V4 x86 32 bit
  • Sun Hotspot 1.5.0_17 (32 bit)
  • Sun Hotspot 1.6.0_11 (32 bit)
6.0.20.C
RedHat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) V5 x86 64 bit
  • Sun Hotspot 1.5.0_18 (64 bit)
  • Sun Hotspot 1.6.0_18-ea (64 bit)
6.0.20.C
openSUSE 10 x86 32 bit
  • Sun Hotspot 1.5.0_20 (32 bit)
  • Sun Hotspot 1.6.0_16 (32 bit)
6.0.20.C
openSUSE 11 x86 64 bit
  • Sun Hotspot 1.5.0_18 (64 bit)
  • Sun Hotspot 1.6.0_18-ea (64 bit)
6.0.20.C
Windows 2008 Server x86 64 bit
  • Sun Hotspot 1.5.0_18 (32 bit)
  • Sun Hotspot 1.6.0_15 (64 bit)
6.0.20.C
Windows 2003 Server SP2 x86 32 bit
  • Sun Hotspot 1.5.0_18 (32 bit)
  • Sun Hotspot 1.6.0_13 (32 bit)
6.0.20.C
Windows 2003 Server SP2 x86 64 bit
  • Sun Hotspot 1.5.0_17 (64 bit)
  • Sun Hotspot 1.6.0_18-ea (64 bit)
6.0.20.C
Solaris 10 Sparc
  • Sun Hotspot 1.5.0_18 (32 bit)
  • Sun Hotspot 1.6.0_13 (32 bit)
6.0.20.C
Solaris 10 Intel 32 bit
  • Sun Hotspot 1.5.0_04 (32 bit)
  • Sun Hotspot 1.6.0_11 (32 bit)
6.0.20.C
AIX 5.3 PowerPC 64 bit
  • J2RE 1.6.0 IBM J9 2.4 AIX ppc64-64
  • J2RE 1.5.0 IBM J9 2.3 AIX ppc64-64
6.0.20.C
AIX 6.1 PowerPC 64 bit
  • J2RE 1.6.0 IBM J9 2.4 AIX ppc64-64
  • J2RE 1.5.0 IBM J9 2.3 AIX ppc64-64
6.0.20.C
Linux on System z (zLinux) 2.6 zSeries s390x 64 bit
  • J2RE 1.6.0 IBM J9 2.4 Linux s390x-64
  • J2RE 1.5.0 IBM J9 2.3 Linux s390x-64
6.0.20.C
Mac OS 10.5 x86 64 bit
  • Sun Hotspot 1.5.0_19 (32 bit)
  • Sun Hotspot 1.6.0_13 (64 bit)
6.0.20.C

Tested Configurations: AMS Agent

The following tables list specifically tested patch update levels for the latest 6.0.X version of tc Server (AMS agent component.)

Operating System Major Version Chip Architecture (Tested) Fully Qualified JVM Version (Tested) Version of tc Server (Tested)
RedHat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) V5 x86 32/64 bit Sun Hotspot 1.5.0_12 6.0.20.C
RedHat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) V4 x86 32/64 bit Sun Hotspot 1.5.0_12 6.0.20.C
openSUSE 10 x86 32/64 bit Sun Hotspot 1.5.0_12 6.0.20.C
openSUSE 11 x86 32/64 bit Sun Hotspot 1.5.0_12 6.0.20.C
Windows 2008 Server x86 64 bit Sun Hotspot 1.5.0_12 (32 bit) 6.0.20.C
Windows 2003 Server SP2 x86 32 bit Sun Hotspot 1.5.0_12 6.0.20.C
Windows 2003 Server SP2 x86 64 bit Sun Hotspot 1.5.0_12 (32 bit) 6.0.20.C
Solaris 10
  • Sparc
  • Intel 32/64 bit
Sun Hotspot 1.5.0_12 6.0.20.C
Linux on System z (zLinux) 2.6 zSeries s390x 64 bit J2RE 1.5.0 IBM J9 2.3 Linux s390x-64 6.0.20.B
Mac OS 10.5 x86 32/64 bit Sun Hotspot 1.5.0_19 6.0.20.C

Tested Configurations: AMS Server

The following tables list specifically tested patch update levels for the latest 6.0.X version of tc Server (AMS server component.)

Operating System Major Version Chip Architecture (Tested) Fully Qualified JVM Version (Tested) Version of tc Server (Tested)
RedHat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) V4 x86 32/64 bit Sun Hotspot 1.5.0_12 6.0.20.C
RedHat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) V5 x86 32/64 bit Sun Hotspot 1.5.0_12 6.0.20.C
openSUSE 10 x86 32/64 bit Sun Hotspot 1.5.0_12 6.0.20.C
openSUSE 11 x86 32/64 bit Sun Hotspot 1.5.0_12 6.0.20.C
Windows 2008 Server x86 64 bit Sun Hotspot 1.5.0_12 (32 bit) 6.0.20.C
Windows 2003 Server SP2 x86 32 bit Sun Hotspot 1.5.0_12 6.0.20.C
Windows 2003 Server SP2 x86 64 bit Sun Hotspot 1.5.0_12 (32 bit) 6.0.20.C
Solaris 10 Sparc Sun Hotspot 1.5.0_12 6.0.20.C