IBM HACP Extended Edition 2.0 has launched on April 28, 2021. There are frequently asked questions which many customers have asked us. We are consolidating the FAQs here so that they are readily available.When did the new HACP EE 2.0 release?
IBM HACP EE 2.0 GA’ed on April 28th 2021.
Where do I download the new version from?
IBM HACP EE 2.0 can be downloaded from IBM fix central
What are the license requirements to use HACP EE 2.0?
To use HACP EE 2.0 users must have entitlement to IBM Host On-Demand. It can be through HACP or HIS entitlement. The version of HOD does not matter unless you are using Admin Console.
You need HOD version 14.0.3 and above to use the following features:
- Updating web.properties using admin console
- Embedded server interface to start or stop using admin console
I am a PCOMM/ Host On-Demand user. Am I entitled to use HACP EE 2.0?
Yes. If you are entitled to use HACP or HIS then you are entitled to use HACP EE 2.0. Please also have a look at the prerequisites for HACP EE 2.0.
What are the pre-requisites to use HACP EE 2.0?
- IBM HACP server
- IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS) or Apache Tomcat or IBM WAS Liberty or IBM HOD (Host On-Demand) Embedded Server.
What is new in HACP EE 2.0?
Since HACP EE 2.0 is a major release it has a lot of new features. Please find the details here: What's new in IBM HACP Extended Edition v2.0
Where can I get detailed documentation of the product?
There is in-product documentation ‘Help’ which has a lot of key information. More information is available in the links below:
I have downloaded HACP EE 2.0. How do I go about deploying it?
Details HACP EE Deployment steps can be found at HCL Blogs:
If I want to follow blogs or news about HACP EE, is there a forum where I can do that?
IBM Community User Group HACP & HATS User Group - Group home - IBM Z and LinuxONE Community is a good place. We have uploaded blogs and videos about the new HACP EE 2.0 here.
Whom do I contact if I want to know more about the future roadmap of HACP EE?
You can send out an email to your IBM Product Manager or HCL Product Manager. You can also contact your Level 2, Sales Representative or Client Advocate.
I have some recommendations/ requests for features in the next versions of the product. Whom do I talk to?
You can send out an email to your IBM Product Manager or HCL Product Manager. You can also contact your Level 2, Sales Representative or Client Advocate. They will follow it up and forward it to the right channel.
Where can I play around with the new version of the HACP EE product?
We maintain a live demo at a publicly available location. Just open your favourite browser and type in the url: https://tetdemos.hclpnp.com/hex/sample
Is there a trial version which I can download and explore it?
There is a trial EAR that you can download from: Download/Launch HACP EE (hclpnp.com)