What's New in HIS 2020

Read about what's new in Host Integration Server 2020.

Feature Description
Support for newer platforms Host Integration Server 2020 adds support for the following Microsoft products:

- Windows Server 2019
- Windows Server 2016
- Windows 10
- .NET Framework 4.8
- BizTalk Server 2020
- SQL Server 2019
- SQL Server 2017
- Visual Studio 2019
- Visual Studio 2017
Support for newer IBM platforms Host Integration Server 2020 adds support for the following IBM platforms:

- IBM z/OS 2.3
- IBM z/OS 2.2
- IBM z/VM 6.3
- IBM zVSE 6.1
- IBM i 7.3
- IBM i 7.2
- IBM CICS 5.4
- IBM CICS 5.3
- IBM IMS 14.1, 13.1
- IBM MQ 9.1
- IBM MQ 9
- IBM MQ 8
- IBM DFSMS DFM for z/OS 2.3
- IBM DFSMS DFM for z/OS 2.2
- IBM DB2 for z/OS 12
- IBM DB2 for z/OS 11
- IBM DB2 for i 7.3
- IBM DB2 for i 7.2
- IBM DB2 for LUW 11.5
- IBM DB2 for LUW 11
- IBM DB2 for LUW 10.5
Installation and configuration Improvements include:

- Support for GMSA (Group Managed Service Accounts)
- In-place upgrade of HIS 2016
- Support for remote use of PowerShell for product configuration
Network integration Improvements include:

- Accessibility improvements in SNA Manager
- Improvements to the TN3270 emulator
Application integration Improvements include:

- Accessibility improvements in TI Configuration Tool
- Support for nested Discriminated Unions and Discriminated Union as a return value
Message integration Improvements include:

- Support for the IBM .NET MQ Client in the BizTalk Adapter
- Support for client authentication over TLS in the BizTalk adapter
- Support for IBM MQ RFH2 header
Data integration Improvements include:

- DRDA Client connections to DB2 database via intermediary IBM DB2 Connect gateway
- DRDA Client processing select from DB2 for z/OS with attached IBM accelerator (IDAA, Netezza)
- DRDA Service Active Directory to Azure Active Directory integrated authentication)
- Enhanced DRDA Service DB2 to TSQL syntax transformations
Visual Studio integration Improvements include:

- VSIX based extensions