Requirements and Compatibility

This topic describes the supported versions of various technologies by the gateway.
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This topic describes the supported versions of various technologies by the
Layer7 API Gateway
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Compatibility with MAG and OTK
For information about product compatibility with the CA Mobile API Gateway and the CA API Management OAuth Toolkit, visit:
Platforms
Layer7 API Gateway
Platform
Supported Versions
Hardware Appliance Gateway
RHEL 6.6 to 6.10
Virtual Appliance Gateway
RHEL 6.6 to 6.10
CentOS 6.7 to 6.10
Software Gateway
Policy Manager and XML VPN Client
To minimize security risks, install the Policy Manager software on a dedicated workstation.
Platform
Supported Versions
Windows
Supported: Windows XP, 7, 8, 10, Windows Server 2003, 2008
Tested: Windows XP, 7, 10, Windows Server 2003, 2008
Linux
Fedora Core 10 through 15
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6
Ubuntu 11
SuSE Linux 10
Virtualization
Virtual Platform
Supported Versions
VMware Workstation
8, 9, 10
VMware ESXi/VSphere
5.x, 6.0, 6.5, 6.7
Hardware Security Modules (HSM)
Supported hardware security modules:
  • Thales nShield Solo+ (nCipher)
  • Thales nShield Connect
  • Thales nShield XC
  • SafeNet Luna SA Network HSM v5.4.1
Policy Manager
  • A machine running one of the supported platforms for the Policy Manager listed above
    • Dedicated workstation recommended, to minimize security risks
    • When running the Policy Manager on Linux or Solaris, a Java 8 JDK must be properly installed and the JAVA_HOME environment set to the JDK installation directory path
    • When running the Policy Manager on Linux, a modern file system such as ext2/ext3 that supports full Linux file semantics instead of a FAT32/NTFS partition. The FAT32/NTFS partition does not allow uid, gid, and symlinks
  • Java version 1.8
  • Network access to one or more Gateways with a valid HTTP URI, through port 8443
  • If running browser client version: ensure Java 8 Update 102 or higher is installed, with a supported Web browser
    Feature Deprecation
    For Gateway versions 9.4 CR3 and newer with AdoptOpenJDK, the browser client version of the Policy Manager will no longer be available.
Web Browsers
Feature Deprecation
For Gateway versions 9.4 CR3 and newer with AdoptOpenJDK, the browser client version of the Policy Manager will no longer be available.
Browser support for the Policy Manager Browser Client.
Browser
Supported Versions
Internet Explorer
Tested against latest versions
Firefox
Tested against latest versions
Firefox is usable only in Java Web Start mode. This browser no longer supports the older browser client technology involving the Java applet. For more information, see Start the Policy Manager.
Chrome
Not supported
Other browsers not listed above may work, but CA Technologies cannot not ensure performance, security, and compatibility if used.
Identity Providers
Identity Provider
Supported Versions
CA Single Sign-On (formerly "CA SiteMinder")
12sp3, 12.51, 12.52, 12.7
(Supported in v9.4 CR5)
12.8.03
(*see note below for more details)
Sun JSAM (replaced by OpenSSO)
7.1
IBM Tivoli Access Manager (TAM)
6.0, 6.1
Microsoft Active Directory (MSAD)
2008 R2
OpenLDAP
2.3, 2.4
Oracle Access Manager (OAM)
10g, 11g
CA Single Sign-On Compatibility
It is important to note the difference between the CA Single Sign-On Identity Provider and the CA Single Sign-On SDK:
  • The versions listed in the table above describe the versions of the CA Single Sign-On
    Policy Server
    that is supported when the Authenticate Against CA Single Sign-On Assertion is used to authenticate credentials.
  • The CA Single Sign-On
    SDK
    that is currently provided in the distribution archives is version 12.52 SP01 CR9, which is compatible with RHEL 6 and 7.
  • (Available in v9.4 CR5)
    The CA Single Sign-On
    SDK
    that is currently provided in the distribution archives is version 12.8.03, which is compatible with RHEL 6 and later.
Message Queuing Products
MQ Product
Supported Versions
IBM MQ Series
Supported: 7.0, 7.1, 7.1.01, 8.0, 9.x
Tested: 7.0, 7.1, 8.0.0.5*, 9.x*
*Note:
Versions 8.0.0.5 and 9.x are tested and supported for MQ Native Queue only.
TIBCO EMS
4.4.1, 6.1.0
WebLogic JMS
11g, 12c
Apache ActiveMQ
5.3.2
FTP/SFTP
Product
Supported
Versions
vsftpd
3.0.2
Squid
3.5.20
Antivirus (ICAP) Products
Product
Supported Versions
Sophos Antivirus
7.5.3
Symantec Antivirus Scan Engine
5.2
McAfee Web Security
7
UDDI Registry Products
Product
Supported Versions
Centrasite Active SOA
8.0, 8.1, 8.2
Centrasite UDDI
7.1 (Governance)
3.1.5 (Enterprise)
Systinet UDDI
6.5
Databases (JDBC Connector Only)
While the Data Direct driver claims support for a list of databases, the
Layer7 API Gateway
is actively tested on a small subset of that list.  Support for issues may involve additional support from Data Direct.
Product
Supported Versions
MS SQL Server
Supported: 2000 and higher
Tested: 2008
IBM DB2
Supported: 8.x, 9.1, 9.5, 9.7
Tested: 9.7
MySQL
Supported: Community or Standard Edition 5.x
Tested: Standard Edition 5.7
Oracle
Supported:
  • 8i R3 and higher
  • 9i R1 and higher
  • 10g R1 and higher
  • 11g R1 and higher
  • 12c R1 and higher
  • 19c (
    Supported in v9.4 CR5
    )
Tested: 11.2, 12c
Datastores
Non-SQL Based:
Product
Supported Versions
Cassandra
Supported: 2.1.2, 3.0.0, 3.9.0
Tested: 3.9.0
External in-memory:
Product
Supported Versions
Hazelcast
Supported: 3.10
Tested: 3.10
Miscellaneous/Other Products
Product
Supported Versions
Actional Server
8.0, 8.1
Apache Webserver
2.0.52
CA WSDM
3.5
EJBCA
4
1.6
JSON Schema
Draft 2
Version 4
MS Exchange Server
2010
Open SSO
8
Radius
2.1.7, 2.1.12
Syslog
2.05, 7.4.7
Swagger
2.0
Third Party Products End of Support Statement
When a third-party product reaches the end of its primary or mainstream support, CA will no longer provide support for that third-party product or any API Gateway components that interoperate with the third party product. Third party products under extended vendor support are not supported by CA. Examples of third party products include but are not limited to: web server, application server, operating system, directory, database, container application platforms, etc.