The table below shows IBM tested and supported Linux environments. IBM remote technical support for these environments is provided when you obtain a Support Line contract. You may also find support for these environments by contracting with a third party provider.

The listed distributions are 64-bit distributions; they all include the 31-bit emulation layer to run 31-bit software products.

Distribution z13 zEnterprise - zBC12 and zEC12 zEnterprise - z114 and z196 System z10 and System z9
RHEL 7  (1,3)  (4)  (4)  
RHEL 6  (1,3)  (5)    
RHEL 5  (1,3)  (6)    
RHEL 4 (*)  (9)  
SLES 12  (2,3)    
SLES 11  (2,3)  (7)    
SLES 10 (*)  (8)    
SLES 9 (*)  (10)  
 
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