In AP 11.6 OPS/MVS EMA was an optional part of the AP Server installation process. See first attached screenshot:
But in AP 11.7 OPS/MVS EMA is forced to install:
We don't use OPS/MVS EMA at the bank. Is AP 11.7 dependent on OPS/MVS EMA now?
Release : 11.7
The software for the OPS/MVS interface is now required even if you do not use OPS/MVS. You can, however, skip the option to configure the CCI configuration step that comes up later. And if needed, you can also elect to uninstall the CCI-PC component of the product after the install is complete.