What Happened to my i5/OS Crypto Access Provider?
May 6, 2009 Hey, Joe
My vendor wants me to install IBM licensed program 5722-AC3 (128-bit Cryptographic Access Provider). However, I can’t find that product in my i5/OS V5R4 partition. I could have sworn it was there before we upgraded from version V5R3. What happened to 5722-AC3?
With i5/OS V5R4, IBM made some changes to the way it manages encryption. After a V5R4 upgrade, you will notice that the following IBM licensed program products (LPP) are no longer available on your system:
So which features went to which other products and operating system options? Here’s a rundown of how 5722-AC3 and 5722-CE3 were absorbed into other IBM licensed program products.
To check whether these products are loaded on your system, enter the Work with Licensed Programs (GO LICPGM) menu and select option 10, Display Installed Licensed Programs. Inside option 10, press the F11 key twice to view the option numbers of each installed product. You can also run the Display Software Resources (DSPSFWRSC) command from the green screen to get a slightly different look at the same information.
If these programs aren’t loaded onto your system, you can easily load them from the standard set of products that came with i5/OS V5R4Mx. 5722-SS1, option 35 can be found on the D29xx_02 standard set media, while 5722-NAE can be found on the D29xx_04 standard set media.
To install these options, insert the correct CD/DVD into your iSeries, System i, or Power i optical reader and go back to the Work with Licensed Programs (GO LICPGM) menu. Select option 11 (Install licensed programs). The Install Licensed Programs screen will show you a list of programs that are included in the standard and keyed media that were sent to you with the upgrade. Place a ‘1’ (Install) in front of the LPP that you want to install and follow IBM’s prompts. After the product or option is installed, be sure to apply any relevant PTFs to bring the product up to its most recent version.