IBM i PTF Guide, Volume 23, Number 29
July 19, 2021 Doug Bidwell
Welcome to the latest edition of the IBM i PTF Guide. In this week’s edition, you will find updated microcode for Firmware 860. The latest service pack 860.A0 is now available for System firmware level SC860 and SV860. You can find more at this link.
Also, IBM is announcing PTFs MH01895 and MH01896, which are an ifix for HMC V9 R1 M942. You can find out more in this link.
Here is the rundown of PTF Groups by IBM i release level:
PTF Groups 7.4:
- Db2 for IBM i
- IBM Db2 Mirror for i
PTF Groups 7.3:
- Db2 for IBM i
PTF Groups 7.2:
PTF Groups 7.1:
- Nothing to see here.
New (or Updated) Links for this week:
- None this week.
Tips/Definitions: We are turning a corner here with this pandemic, but we still need to be safe! Mask, distance, and wash your hands – can’t hurt, can only help. Thank You!
The Guide at a glance: There are new defectives this week (07/17/21). Here is the defective PTF rundown, which is the last defective for each release:
Defective PTF rundown (The last defective for each release):
Defect Defective APAR Fixing Date PTF PTF -------- -------- ------- ------- 7.4 07/08/21 SI76699 SE75877 SI76774 (Read the defect cover letter!) SI76691 SI76672 SI76564 7.3 05/17/21 SI75148 SE75638 SI76297 (Read the defect cover letter!) 7.2 05/05/21 MF68556 MA49031 MFxxxxx (when 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: