Support for Java
This topic describes BMC’s support for Java starting from January 1, 2019 and actions required for BMC Cloud Lifecycle Management.
Recent announcements by Oracle about commercializing Java have resulted in questions about how BMC will handle Java in BMC Cloud Lifecycle Management.
Product versions releasing after January 1, 2019
BMC Cloud Lifecycle Management components that use bundled Java environment will be shipped with Azul Java 8 runtime.
The supported type and version of Java may change in the future releases.
- For BMC Cloud Lifecycle Management components that use an external Java environment, Java updates must be acquired by users. BMC will not provide Java updates.
- For information on Java environments for integrated BMC products, refer to the documentation for those products.
Product versions released prior to January 1, 2019
- BMC recommends that you upgrade to the most recent product version to get all the available fixes and security updates.
- Users can continue to use the product with the existing Java environment. If a security update is needed, BMC will provide instructions on how to replace the existing Java environment with an updated and supported type.