SDS E-Business Server® | EBS | System Requirements


The system requirements listed here represent the minimum necessary to run E-Business Server.


To determine the requirements for your organization’s needs, please open a support ticket or contact Sales.

E-Business Server Provides

  • Encryption and decryption
  • Generation of key pairs and split keys
  • Creation and authentication of digital signatures
  • OpenPGP encryption, 128-bit minimum
  • Data compression
  • Encryption for files larger than 4GB
  • Browser-based control panel to manage multiple servers

Current Versions

  • E-Business Server 7.9 for z/OS and z/OS USS
  • E-Business Server 9.0 for AIX, Unix, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Platforms Supported

See details here

  • IBM z/OS Mainframe
  • AIX
  • Linux
  • Solaris
  • HP-UX
  • Microsoft Windows

Algorithms Supported

  • Symmetric
    • CAST5
    • AES 128-, 192-, and 256-bit keys
    • IDEA
    • 3DES (Triple-DES)
    • Twofish 256-bit
    • Blowfish
  • Asymmetric (Public-Key)
    • RSA 3 and 4, up to 4,096 bit keys
    • DSA
    • ElGamal (Diffie-Hellman)
  • Hash
    • SHA-1, SHA-2
    • MD5
    • RIPEMD-160

Public-Key Formats

Scripting & APIs

  • z/OS JCL, ISPF, REXX, SYSREXX
  • Shell scripting on USS, Linux, Unix, Windows
  • C and Java code
Up-to-date SDS E-Business Server Product Life Cycle. See supported and unsupported versions plus EOS dates.