IBM Explorer for z/OS Aqua


  • [1] You need to uninstall IBM Rational Programming Patterns (RPP) before updating IBM Developer for z Systems (IDz) to 14.1.6 or later versions. Please see this tech note for more details.
  • [2] If installing through p2, only V14.2.x is available; IDz V14.2.x cannot shell-share with IBM RPP
  • [3] RTC is renamed to EWM (Engineering Workflow Management) starting from v7.0. See this tech note for details / installation steps for older versions of RTC
  • [4] This IBM Developer for z/OS extension provides the capability that allows Engineering Workflow Management to enable Remote project and User Build support for z/OS developers.
  • [5] See here

    Offline Repository Packages for IBM Installation Manager

    Please note that this pre-packaged repository zip file is for Aqua 3.1 (Eclipse 4.6 Neon) only.

    For shell-sharing environments, IBM Data Studio 4.1.3 is compatible with the following:

    • IBM Developer for z/OS, version 14.1.3 or higher
    • IBM Explorer for z/OS, version 3.1.1.9 or higher
    • IBM CICS Explorer, version 5.4.0.10 or higher
    • IBM IMS Explorer for Development, version 3.3.1.6 or higher

    How do I use this zip file?

    This zip file is a packaged repository intended to be used as an offline or local repository source for IBM Installation Manager.

    After downloading the zip file and extracting its contents into a local directory, follow the steps to Use an existing Installation Manager for product installation .

    for shell-share compatibility
  • [6] Please follow the IBM Documentation instruction to deploy Wazi Developer for Workspaces.

Zowe Integration


IBM Wazi Developer for Red Hat CodeReady Workspaces (1.x)


  • [1] Please follow the IBM Documentation instruction to deploy Wazi Developer for Workspaces.

IBM Z and Cloud Modernization Stack (IBM Wazi 2.x)


  • [1] Please follow the IBM Documentation instruction to deploy Wazi Developer for Workspaces.

IBM Z Virtual Test Platform


IBM Enterprise DevOps

IBM Compilers and Toolkits


  • [1] Available at no cost