IBM Explorer for z/OS Aqua


  • Pre-packaged repository zip files are only available for products that are supported on Eclipse Neon 4.6 (Aqua 3.1)
  • [1] IBM Developer for z/OS V14.1.6 or later and IBM Rational Programming Patterns 9.6.1 (latest Aqua 3.1) cannot be installed together. 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.
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    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

Zowe Integration


  • [1] Note: this is the base SMP/E version that is built on the Zowe open source community's v1.9.0 release. Once installed please apply these fixpaks to upgrade your release

IBM Wazi Developer for Red Hat CodeReady Workspaces


IBM Enterprise DevOps

IBM Compilers and Toolkits


  • [1] Available at no cost