Supported Configurations for WebLogic Platform
Microsoft has announced the end of Mainstream Support for MS SQL Server 2000 on 4/8/2008 and Extended Support on 4/9/2013. BEA will provide limited support until September 1, 2008 due to the EOL of SQL Server 2000. Afer September 1, 2008, BEA will end support for configurations with Microsoft SQL Server 2000.
AOL has announced the end of support for all Netscape browsers on February 1, 2008. BEA recommends Netscape users to migrate to a BEA supported Mozilla-based browser, such as Firefox. See End of Support for Netscape web browsers.
The Sun Java System Web Server 6.0 (formerly Sun ONE Web Server 6.0) has reached product End of Life (EOL) as of 11/11/03. It will reach product End of Service Life (EOSL) as of 5/31/09, and will no longer be supported by WebLogic Server at this time. For more information about product EOL and EOSL for the Sun Java System Web Server 6.0, contact Sun Microsystems.
Sun SDK 1.3.1 is not supported on Windows 2003, which limits BEA's ability to provide full support. BEA recommends WebLogic Server customers on Windows 2003 migrate to WebLogic Server 7.0 SP5 and WebLogic JRockit for a fully supported environment.
As of July 01, 2003, the HP Apache-based Web Server v.1.3.x for 11.0, 11i, 11i v1.5 and 11i v1.6 are no longer supported by HP. For more information, see
As of December 31, 2003, Red Hat Linux version 7.2 will no longer be supported by Red Hat. For more information, see
BEA continues to support licensed WebLogic Server 7.0 and 6.1 customers using Red Hat 7.2, consistent with BEA's support for WebLogic Server 7.0 and 6.1. This does not include support for Red Hat 7.2 issues that may arise after December 31, 2003.
As of December 31, 2003, the AIX Base Operating System will no longer be supported by IBM. For more information, see
BEA will support Oracle 8.1.7 through December 2005, provided a customer has purchased EMS support from Oracle. BEA will not support the use of Oracle 8.1.7 with any releases of WebLogic Server 6.1 later than SP6, or any releases of WebLogic Platform later than 7.0 SP6 or 8.1 SP4.
As of December 31, 2003, Oracle has announced the end of Error Correction Support for Oracle 9i Release 1 (Oracle 9.0.1.x). Oracle recommends that customers upgrade to Oracle 9.2.0 as soon as possible. Oracle will answer questions and address migration support issues for Oracle 9.0.1 through December 31, 2006. For more information, see:
BEA no longer supports Oracle 9.0.1.x with WebLogic Platform 7.0. BEA recommends that WebLogic Platform 7.0 customers upgrade to Oracle 9i Release 2 (Oracle 9.2.x) with WebLogic Platform 7.0 or WebLogic Platform 8.1.
IBM's DB2 UDB 7.2 product reached End of Service (EOS) on September 30, 2004. Until March 30, 2005, BEA will continue to provide support for any customers who have purchased an extended support contract from IBM that includes error correction.
As of April 30, 2009, IBM announced that IBM DB2 8.2 reached End of Support. For more information on IBM's End of Support policy, please refer to http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=71&uid=swg21168270. Oracle does not plan to support IBM DB2 8.2 on WebLogic Server releases issued after April 2009.
BEA will stop supporting Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 on April 30, 2006. The last BEA product releases to provide support for Red Hat Linux 2.1 will be WebLogic Platform 7.0 SP6 and WebLogic Platform 8.1 SP5.
Microsoft has announced the end of support for Microsoft Windows NT effective January 2005. At that time BEA will no longer support Windows NT. BEA recommends that NT customers upgrade to Windows 2000 or Windows 2003.
As of June 30, 2005, Microsoft has announced the end of Mainstream support for Windows 2000 Server, Advanced Server, and Datacenter Server. WebLogic Platform will continue providing support for these platforms through December 2007. Support for any Windows-specific issues will require the customer to arrange Extended support services from Microsoft.
Sun Microsystems has announced the Sun End of Life (EOL) for J2SE 1.3.1. Other SDK providers are also likely to end support of 1.3.1 in a similar time frame. See http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.3/download.html.
After the EOL date, WebLogic Server and WebLogic Platform configurations that run on J2SE 1.3.1 will no longer be running on fully supported configurations. BEA will continue to support these environments on a best-effort basis. Lack of support from an SDK vendor, however, may limit BEA's ability to resolve certain SDK-related issues.
Sun Microsystems has announced the Sun End of Life (EOL) for J2SE 1.4.2 and J2SE 5.0. Oracle has extended its J2SE 1.4.2 and J2SE 5.0 support for the Oracle WebLogic Server versions certified on J2SE 1.4.2 and J2SE 5.0 to match the Oracle Lifetime Support Policy Extended Support timelines for those WebLogic Server versions.
On December 31, 2005, BEA will end support for WebLogic Platform 7.0 on Solaris 7 configurations. BEA recommends that all customers currently running WebLogic Platform 7.0 on Solaris 7 upgrade to a version of Solaris for which support will be continued.
BEA will continue to support AIX 5.1 through October 2006, provided a customer has purchased extended support from IBM. WebLogic Platform 7.0 SP7 and WebLogic Platform 8.1 SP6 are the last BEA releases that will provide support for AIX 5.1.
As of April 30, 2009, Oracle ended support for all WebLogic Server and WebLogic Platform versions that were supported on AIX 5.2. Support has ended on AIX 5.2 as it has reached end of life. For more information on IBM's AIX 5.2 End of Support announcement, please refer to http://www-01.ibm.com/software/support/systemsp/lifecycle/index.html. Oracle recommends that you upgrade your WebLogic Server and WebLogic Platform environment to more current versions of AIX.