Use this page to identify all compatibilities for a given CA product. If maintenance is required:

Launch Mainframe Compatibility Main Page

The compatibility status for each category are defined as follows:

TBD CA is in the process of verifying that the product is compatible.
NO The product is not compatible.
YES The product has been certified and is compatible.
N/A The compatibility is not applicable to the CA product.

C/C++ Compiler Compatibility Matrix

Compatibility/Release 8.5 8.6
C/C++ V2R2
N/A YES
Info
C/C++ V2R3
N/A N/A
C/C++ V2R4
N/A N/A

CICS Transaction Server Compatibility Matrix

Compatibility/Release 8.5 8.6
CICS TS V5R2
NO NO
CICS TS V5R3
YES YES
Info
CICS TS V5R4
YES YES
PTFs
Info
CICS TS V5R5
YES YES
Info
CICS TS V5R6
YES YES
Info

Compatibility Matrix

Compatibility/Release 8.5 8.6
COBOL V4R2
YES
Info
YES
Info
COBOL V5R1
NO YES
Info
COBOL V5R2
NO NO
COBOL V6R1
YES
PTFs
Info
YES
COBOL V6R2
YES YES
PTFs
Info
COBOL V6R3
YES YES

DB2 Compatibility Matrix

Compatibility/Release 8.5 8.6
Db2 V11
NO YES
Info
Db2 V12
YES
Info
YES
Info

IMS Compatibility Matrix

Compatibility/Release 8.5 8.6
IMS V14
NO NO
IMS V15
YES
PTFs
Info
YES
PTFs
Info

LE Runtime Compatibility Matrix

Compatibility/Release 8.5 8.6
LE V2R2
YES
Info
YES
Info
LE V2R3
YES
Info
YES
Info
LE V2R4
YES
Info
YES
Info

Websphere MQ Compatibility Matrix

Compatibility/Release 8.5 8.6
MQ V8R0M0
NO NO
MQ V9R0M0
YES YES
MQ V9R1M0
YES YES
PTFs
MQ V9R2M0
NO TBD

PCI DSS Compliance Compatibility Matrix

Compatibility/Release 8.5 8.6
PCI DSS V3.2
TBD TBD

Pervasive Encryption Compatibility Matrix

Compatibility/Release 8.5 8.6
Pervasive Encryption z/OS V2R2
YES
Info
YES
Info
Pervasive Encryption z/OS V2R3
YES
Info
YES
Info
PE Z/OS V2R4
NO YES
Info

Compatibility Matrix

Compatibility/Release 8.5 8.6
PL/I V4R4
N/A NO
PL/I V4R5
N/A NO
PL/I V5R1
N/A N/A
PL/I V5R2
N/A YES
PTFs
Info

IBM zEnterprise Compatibility Matrix

Compatibility/Release 8.5 8.6
z13/z13s
YES
Info
YES
Info
z14/z14R1
YES
Info
YES
Info
z15/z15-T02
YES YES
Info

z/OS Compatibility Matrix

Compatibility/Release 8.5 8.6
z/OS V2R1
NO NO
z/OS V2R2
NO NO
z/OS V2R3
YES YES
Z/OS V2R4
YES YES

Additional Information

Required PTF(s)