Upgrade DE Java Version

Document ID : KB000076634
Last Modified Date : 06/04/2018
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Question:
Can we update the JRE 1.7 used by Workload Automation DE 11.3 SP3 to JRE 1.8? Is it compatible?
Environment:
CA Workload Automation DE (dSeries) 11.3 SP3
CA Workload Automation Desktop Client 11.3 SP3
CA Workload Automation DE Web Services 11.3 SP3
CA Workload Automation DE Web Client 11.3 SP3
Answer:
The Workload Automation DE 11.3 SP3, Desktop Client 11.3 SP3, DE Web Services 11.3 SP3 and Web Client 11.3 SP3 are shipped with JRE 1.7.
You can update to the latest JRE 1.8 by following the procedure explained in the PIB RI82420.

Steps
1. Login to support.ca.com and Sign In
2. Click on Menu > Download Management > Download by Solution ID
3. Enter the Solution ID # RI82420 and download the Fix #RI82420
ALL-UPGRADE JRE USED BY CAWADE PRODUCT
Fix #RI82420
4. Follow the procedure in the RI82420.txt to update to the latest JRE 1.8.
Additional Information:
Note that DE r12.x releases are shipped with JRE 1.8 for all platforms except z/Linux.