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What is the Impact on Client Automation(ITCM) due to upcoming JAVA changes in 2019 ?

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Article ID: 132522

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CA Automation Suite for Data Centers - Configuration Automation CA Client Automation - Asset Management CA Client Automation - IT Client Manager CA Client Automation CA Client Automation - Remote Control CA Client Automation - Asset Intelligence CA Client Automation - Desktop Migration Manager CA Client Automation - Patch Manager

Issue/Introduction

Oracle announced that Oracle will not post further updates of Java SE 8 to its public download sites for commercial use after July 2019. Customers who need continued access to critical bug fixes and security fixes as well as general maintenance for Java SE 8 or previous versions can get long term support through Oracle Java SE Advanced Desktop, or Oracle Java SE Suite. 

This brings up the question about what Broadcom’s policy on the on-going support for java in its Client Automation product. 
 

What is the Impact on Client Automation(ITCM) due to upcoming JAVA changes in 2019 ?.Will Oracle Java licensing be supported in upcoming Client Automation versions? 

Environment

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Component: DTSVMG

Resolution

Sustaining Engineering working on to replace Oracle JRE with OpenJDK in next release of Client Automation which is targeted to be out by end of August 2019. In case of change in timeline of the next release we will intimate as soon as possible.