CCA supported releases on System x
The IBM 4765 PCIe Cryptographic Coprocessor is supported on selected System x™ servers. Currently these are the supported releases of the IBM Common Cryptographic Architecture (CCA) software support program for the 4765 on a System x server:
Release 4.4.20 for CCA
Release 4.4.16 for CCA
Release 4.3.5 for CCA host code fix
Release 4.3.5 for CCA
Release 4.2.5 for CCA
Release 4.1.6 for CCA
Hardware. The above supported CCA releases can be installed on an IBM ServerProven™ server.
Software. The following operating system supports Releases 4.1.6, 4.2.5, and 4.3.5 for CCA:
- Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack 1 (32-bit)
The following operating system supports Releases 4.3.5, 4.4.16, and 4.4.20 for CCA:
- Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack 2 (32-bit)
The following operating system supports Releases 4.4.16 and 4.4.20 for CCA:
- Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack 3 (32-bit)
- CCA can be installed on additional operating systems by purchasing a separate add-on feature. An add-on feature is available for each of these operating systems
- Microsoft Windows Server 2012, Release 2 (64-bit)
- Microsoft Windows Server 2008, Release 2 (64-bit)
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Release 6 (32-bit)
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Release 6 (64-bit)
- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server from Novell, Service Pack 1, Service Pack 2, or Service Pack 3 (64-bit)
With a new cryptographic hardware management solution, itcis now possible to centrally manage multiple serves with one or more cryptographic coprocessors installed. The new Crypto Hardware and Initialization Management (CHIM) solution is now available for IBM System x and IBM Power Systems.
To purchase any of these add-on features, contact the IBM Crypto Competence Center at
firstname.lastname@example.org. The Center is located in Denmark, which is in the Central European Time Zone (GMT+1).
- Existing customers should always back up key storage prior to installing a new CCA release. The CCA software does not provide any automatic backup of this potentially critical file.