• - Supported browsers and operating systems for z/OSMF V2R1

    To take full advantage of z/OSMF V2R1, you require one of the following browsers and workstation software.


    Browser Windows XP
    (32-bit)
    Windows 7 Professional
    (32-bit)
    Windows 7 Professional
    (64-bit)
    Firefox 17 ESR Yes Yes Yes
    Internet Explorer 8
    (32-bit)
    Yes Yes Yes
    Internet Explorer 8
    (64-bit)
    No No Yes
    Internet Explorer 9
    (32-bit)
    No Yes Yes
    Internet Explorer 9
    (64-bit)
    No No Yes

    • - Usage considerations for supported browsers
      • All web browsers: Text-only zooming might cause z/OSMF content to display incorrectly.
      • Internet Explorer browser (any supported version)
        • With Compatibility View enabled, your browser displays content as if you were using an earlier version of Internet Explorer. For example, Internet Explorer 9 in Compatibility View behaves like Internet Explorer 7.
        • When working with service definitions in the Workload Management task, ensure that automatic prompting for file downloads is enabled for the web link to the active z/OSMF instance.
      • Internet Explorer browser (Version 8 only)
        • If you open multiple tabs, you might experience browser memory issues. If so, close some unneeded tabs to use less memory.
        • You might experience slow responsiveness for certain data-intensive operations. If so, consider using another supported browser.
    • - Usage considerations for other browsers
      • Other browsers might work with z/OSMF V2R1, but have not been tested. Using these browsers might result in some z/OSMF functions being unavailable.

  • - Supported browsers and operating systems for z/OSMF V1R13

    To take full advantage of z/OSMF V1R13, you require one of the following browsers and workstation software.


    Browser Windows XP
    (32-bit)
    Windows Vista
    Business Edition (32-bit)
    Windows 7 Professional
    (32-bit)
    Windows 7 Professional
    (64-bit)
    Firefox 3.5 Yes Yes Yes Yes
    Firefox 3.6 Yes Yes Yes Yes
    Firefox 10 ESR 1 Yes Yes Yes Yes
    Internet Explorer 7 Yes Yes No No
    Internet Explorer 8
    (32-bit)
    Yes Yes Yes Yes
    Internet Explorer 8
    (64-bit)
    No No No Yes
    Internet Explorer 9
    (32-bit) 1
    No No Yes Yes
    Internet Explorer 9
    (64-bit) 1
    No No No Yes
    1
    With the installation of the small programming enhancement (SPE) provided through APAR PM74502 and related APARs, support is added for Firefox 10 ESR and Internet Explorer 9.

    • - Usage considerations for supported browsers
      • All web browsers: Text-only zooming might cause z/OSMF content to display incorrectly.
      • Internet Explorer browser (any supported version)
        • With Compatibility View enabled, your browser displays content as if you were using an earlier version of Internet Explorer. For example, Internet Explorer 8 in Compatibility View behaves like Internet Explorer 7.
        • When working with service definitions in the Workload Management task, ensure that automatic prompting for file downloads is enabled for the web link to the active z/OSMF instance.
      • Internet Explorer browser (Version 7 only)
        • When using the z/OSMF ISPF task:
          • You might experience display problems. For example, when using the ISPF split screen option, the text might wrap, making it difficult to read.
          • When using cursor keys to navigate between fields, the cursor skips the read-only fields.
          • To use the cursor dependent scrolling, you must double-click a word on a line before you can scroll.
        • You might experience slow responsiveness if you open multiple tabs, work with large Workload Management service definitions, or use the Resource Monitoring task for long periods of time.
    • - Usage considerations for other browsers
      • Internet Explorer 9 has not been tested with z/OSMF, but Internet Explorer 9 with Compatibility View enabled has been found to work.
      • Other browsers might work with z/OSMF V1R13, but have not been tested. Using these browsers might result in some z/OSMF functions being unavailable.

  • - Supported browsers and operating systems for z/OSMF V1R12

    To take full advantage of z/OSMF V1R12, you require one of the following browsers and workstation software.


    Browser Windows XP
    (32-bit)
    Windows Vista
    Business Edition (32-bit)
    Windows 7 Professional
    (32-bit)
    Windows 7 Professional
    (64-bit) 1
    Firefox 3.0.15 Yes Yes No No
    Firefox 3.5 Yes Yes Yes Yes
    Internet Explorer 7 Yes Yes No No
    Internet Explorer 8
    (32-bit)
    Yes Yes Yes Yes
    1
    Requires APAR PM27082 on your z/OS system.

    • - Usage considerations for supported browsers
      • All web browsers: Text-only zooming might cause z/OSMF content to display incorrectly.
      • Internet Explorer browser (any supported version): When working with service definitions in the Workload Management task, ensure that automatic prompting for file downloads is enabled for the web link to the active z/OSMF instance.
      • Internet Explorer browser (Version 7 only): You might experience slow responsiveness if you open multiple tabs, work with large Workload Management service definitions, or use the Resource Monitoring task for long periods of time.
    • - Usage considerations for other browsers
      • The Firefox 3.6 browser has been found to work with z/OSMF V1R12. If you receive message IZUG809W for this level of browser, you can ignore the message.
      • Other browsers might work with z/OSMF V1R12, but have not been tested. Using these browsers might result in some z/OSMF functions being unavailable.



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