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Status Delivered
Workspace PowerHA for AIX
Created by Guest
Created on Aug 2, 2015

To support MaxDB 7.9 on PowerHA 7.1 SmartAssist

Our customer Saudi Aramco uses PowerHA 7.1.3 SP2 Smart Assist for their SAP MaxDB environment.

We came to know from PMR 43156,999,832 and PowerHA 7.1.3 Smart Assist support matrix that MaxDB version 7.9 is not supported.

Aramco wants IBM to support MaxDB 7.9 on PowerHA 7.1.3 Smart Assist.

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Dec 9, 2017

    The Support for MAXDB 7.9 has been added to PowerHA release 7.2.2

  • Guest
    Aug 3, 2015

    Creating a new RFE based on Community RFE #74899 in product PowerHA.

  • Guest
    Aug 2, 2015

    Attachment (Use case): Emails between SBM and PowerHA development support.