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Current Release

The current version of Nexus is Nexus 5.0.

Download Nexus from our client portal at or from our public site.

To check your release level run this command for releases prior to version 4: DSPDTAARA XL_SMSLIB/BCDREL. As of version 4 the command to find out your release level will use the library name you specified during the installation or the default, XL_NEXUS: DSPDTAARA XL_NEXUS/BCDREL.

You can find further information on the most recent versions and updates below.

Update Requirements

You should be at release 3.60 or higher to upgrade to release 5.0. If you are not at 3.6 you can download it from the Download/Product Archives at You can review the Nexus 5.0 system requirements here.

The update(s) below can only be applied to Nexus 5.0 which is the current full version. To check your release level run the command: DSPDTAARA XL_SMSLIB/BCDREL (Your environment may be different than XL_SMSLIB). If you are on the current release and the last update you applied was a lower number than the one listed below download and apply the update. If you are not on the current release you can download version5.0 here.

Instructions to Install Update(s)

Click on the links below that start with NX followed by the update number. Save the exe file to a folder on your computer then double click to run. The update wizard will pop up and step you through the rest of the process. The update(s) below must be applied in order of earliest first.

Nexus 5.0 Updates

There are no updates available for release 5.0.

Release 5.0 - 2017/12/18

 Nexus 5.0 includes the following enhancements:

  • New responsive and mobile friendly user interface available for new sites.
  • New APIs to assist in customizing and controlling the new UI and improve it's ability to interact with other applications and technologies.
  • Nexus Classic (original ui) sites will continue to function as they always have.
  • Resolved issue where Right Click menu was obstructed in Classic UI (FS#33020)
  • Resolved issue where searches were not escaping quotes (FS#32463)
  • Resolved issue with XSS vulnerability in nxdocsrch3 (FS#31474)
  • Minimum IBM i OS V6R1