Datapower Firmware v7.1

Robert 17.10.2014

The latest firmware for IBM DataPower appliances, v7.1 will deliver new standard features such as Kerberos S4U2Self functionality and an increased XML names maximum, but will also provide support for optional B2B, Integration and ISAM Proxy modules.

Users with existing XG45, XI52 and XB62 appliances (see the list of supported devices below) will be able to upgrade their existing appliances to add the functionality of the B2B and ISAM Proxy modules, without having to upgrade their hardware or purchase separate appliances.

Users who wish to upgrade to v7.1 and not install any of the optional modules will still be able to leverage all of the existing features and functionality available before the update.

The following modules are available with firmware v7.1:

ISAM Proxy Module

The ISAM Proxy module enables advance access enforcement of mobile and web use cases such as cloud services.

B2B Module

This module enables secure B2B integration capabilities. The functionality of this module was previously only available on the XB62 series appliances.

Integration module

This module enables integration functionality, including any-to-any message transformation, database connectivity and mainframe connectivity.


Support for the new modules is available on the following appliances:

ISAM Proxy Module

  • IBM DataPower gateway (Physical and Virtual Edition)
  • XG45 (Physical 2426, 7198 models and Virtual Edition)
  • XI52 (Physical 2426, 7199 models and Virtual Edition)
  • XB62 ((Physical 2426, 7199 models)

B2B Module

  • IBM DataPower gateway (Physical and Virtual Edition)
  • XG45 (Physical 2426 models and Virtual Edition)
  • XI52 (Physical 2426 models and Virtual Edition)

Integration Module

  • IBM DataPower gateway (Physical and Virtual Edition)

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