Recommended software, fixes, and settings for WebSphere Commerce Version 8.0

The following table provides a list of recommended, generally available (GA) fixes and settings for WebSphere Commerce Version 8.0 releases.

Ensure that your environment is updated to the recommended fixes and settings to optimize your WebSphere Commerce environment and its related products. Fix packs contain multiple corrections and improvements in the areas of function, security, stability, and performance. It is recommended that you run your WebSphere Commerce site with current fix pack levels. As with all production changes, when you apply fixes, ensure that you complete rigorous functional and performance verification tests with your custom code.

Note: For more information about the minimum fixes for WebSphere Commerce Version 8.0 releases that you require in order to receive support, see Fixes for corequisite supported software.

Even if an update is not in your schedule, review the information about recommended fixes and settings in the following table to keep informed about corrections and improvements to WebSphere Commerce. You can use this information to determine how your site might benefit from an upgrade.

Note: To learn more about fixes that address security vulnerabilities, see Security bulletins.
For IBM i OS operating systemIBM i-specific fixes are delivered by PTF. Install the latest PTF of WebSphere Application Server, Java, IBM HTTP Server, and DB2. See the following URL for the latest PTF group information: