Can the Java version for CA Performance Management be upgraded?

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Last Modified Date : 22/05/2018
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Introduction:
Can the Java version for CA Performance Management be upgraded?

 
Question:
For example will it work if Java 6 is replaced with Java 8?
Environment:
All supported CA Performance Management releases
Answer:
Changes to the Java version or implementation installed during CA Performance Management system component install are not supported.

Only Java changes installed as a part of CA issued software upgrades are supported.
Additional Information:
Here is a map of Performance Management to Java versions:
 
CA Performance Management ReleaseJava Version Installed
r2.6.x1.7.0_67
r2.7.x1.8.0_60
r2.8.x1.8.0_72
r3.0 through r3.2.x1.8.0_101
r3.5.x1.8.0_144
r3.6.x1.8.0_161

Java is installed into the following locations (default home path /opt) per system:
 
System NameDefault Path
Performance Center/opt/CA/jre/bin
Data Aggregator/opt/IMDataAggregator/jre/bin
Data Collector/opt/IMDataCollector/jre/bin
Data Repository/opt/CA/IMDataRepository_vertica8/jre/bin