Skip to main content
Version: v2.12.x LTS

Zowe Explorer System Requirements

Zowe Explorer System Requirements

Before installing Zowe Explorer, make sure that you meet the following requirements.

Client side requirements

Operating systems

  • MacOS 10.15 (Catalina), 11 (Big Sur), 12 (Monterey)
  • Unix-like:
  • Windows 10+

Integrated development environments:

Server side requirements

  • IBM z/OSMF is configured and running.
    • Minimally, an instance of IBM z/OSMF must be running on the mainframe before you can run Zowe Explorer successfully.
    • z/OSMF enables the core capabilities, such as retrieving data sets, executing TSO commands, submitting jobs, and more.
  • Applicable plug-in services are configured and running on the mainframe.