Supported IBM AIX 7.2 Versions

Use the following information to check the minimum supported IBM AIX 7.2 on POWER Systems (64-bit) versions:

Table 3-3 IBM AIX 7.2 on POWER Systems (64-Bit) Minimum Operating System Requirements

Item Minimum Requirements

AIX 7.2 Operating System

AIX 7.2 Technology Level 0 Service Pack 1 ("7200-00-00-0000") or later, 64-bit kernel

AIX 7.2 Operating System Filesets

The following operating system filesets are required:

  • bos.adt.base

  • bos.adt.lib

  • bos.adt.libm

  • bos.perf.libperfstat

  • bos.perf.perfstat

  • bos.perf.proctools

  • xlC.aix61.rte: or later

  • xlC.rte: or later

The following filesets are required for Oracle Real Application Clusters (Oracle RAC) Installations only:

  • rsct.basic.rte

  • rsct.compat.clients.rte

AIX 7.2 APARs and Other Operating System Fixes

If you are using the minimum operating system TL level for AIX 7.2 listed above, then install the following AIX APAR fix:

  • AIX7.2 TL02 : IJ06143 – GETSOCKNAME returns invalid path name for AF_UNIX sockets

AIX APAR numbers are tied to AIX versions and technology levels. Download and install the APAR that matches your AIX versions and Technology Levels from the IBM fix central website at the following URL: