IBM i PTF Guide, Volume 21, Numbers 38
September 25, 2019 Doug Bidwell
It looks like the usual gang of PTF suspects are being rounded up for the latest batch of patches for the IBM i platform, plus a few extras thrown into the clink.
- SAP Support update for IBM i releases 7.4, 7.3, 7.2!
- New groups for DB2 and DB2 Mirror at IBM i 7.4.
- New Java group for IBM i 7.4, 7.3, 7.2, and 7.1.
- New MGtools for 7.4, 7.3, and 7.2.
- New IBM MQ for IBM i – V7.1.0/V8.0.0/V9.0.0 group for 7.3, and 7.2.
There is not a lot in the way of New (Updated) Links this week, but you can check out the ACS tab in the IBM i PTF Guide spreadsheet for tricks on Copying and Pasting in IBM i ACS 5250 column data to a spreadsheet.
And here is your tip for the week, which is as slow as molasses will be going uphill round about January: In ACS, with emulation session open, Edit>Copy Special> Copy as Table. See the above link!
The Guide at a glance: There are new defectives this week (9/21/19). Here is the defective PTF rundown, which is the last defective for each release:
Defect Defective APAR Fixing Date PTF PTF -------- -------- ------- ------- 7.4 09/12/19 SI70810 SE71719 SI70836 (not available yet) 7.3 07/29/19 SI69654 SE71792 SI70596 (5733SC1, OpenSSH, available!) 7.2 07/29/19 SI69654 SE71792 SI70596 (5733SC1, OpenSSH, available!) 7.1 07/29/19 SI69653 SE71807 SI70603 (5733SC1, OpenSSH, available!)
Be sure to access the link in the Guide for further details.
Below is the usual archive of the IBM i PTF Guide to help you work through the PTFs in chronological order: