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OA37278: NEW FUNCTION FOR OPENSSH.

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APAR status

  • Closed as new function.

Error description

  • New function for OpenSSH.
    

Local fix

  • New Function
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED: z/OS users of IBM Ported Tools for z/OS:     *
    *                 OpenSSH Version 1 Release 2.                 *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: This PTF enhances IBM Ported Tools      *
    *                      for z/OS: OpenSSH Version 1 Release 2   *
    *                      (5655-M2301, FMID HOS1120) with a       *
    *                      z/OS extension for ICSF ciphers and     *
    *                      MAC algorithms support.                 *
    *                                                              *
    *                      This enhancement also includes a fix    *
    *                      for UR1 APAR OA36257, heap management   *
    *                      improvements related to DOC APAR        *
    *                      OA34819 and internal serviceability     *
    *                      improvements via the                    *
    *                      _ZOS_OPENSSH_DEBUG environment          *
    *                      variable.                               *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    IBM Ported Tools for z/OS: OpenSSH Version 1 Release 2 can be
    set up to use Integrated Cryptographic Service Facility (ICSF)
    to implement certain ciphers and MAC (message authentication
    code) algorithms. ICSF in turn will use hardware support when
    applicable.
    
    Before the ICSF ciphers and MAC algorithms support can be used,
    ICSF FMID HCR7770 or later must be installed and the support
    must be enabled. Refer to IBM Ported Tools for z/OS: OpenSSH
    User's Guide (SA23-2246-01) for more installation, enablement,
    message and usage information.
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

Comments

  • For more information about this enhancement, including
    installation, enablement, message and usage information,
    refer to IBM Ported Tools for z/OS: OpenSSH User's
    Guide (SA23-2246-01). Additional information about IBM Ported
    Tools for z/OS: OpenSSH Version 1 Release 2 can be found
    online at:
    
    http://www.ibm.com/systems/z/os/zos/features/unix/ported/
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    OA37278

  • Reported component name

    OPENSSH FOR Z/O

  • Reported component ID

    5655M2301

  • Reported release

    120

  • Status

    CLOSED UR1

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    YesSpecatt / New Function

  • Submitted date

    2011-08-15

  • Closed date

    2012-01-16

  • Last modified date

    2012-02-02

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

    UA63842

Modules/Macros

  • FOTSMF77 FOTSRCAT FOTSUSMF FOTSXADD FOTSXAGT
    FOTSXFSV FOTSXFTP FOTSXKGN FOTSXKSC FOTSXKSN FOTSXRND FOTSXSCP
    FOTSXSHD FOTSXSSH FOTZ200
    

Publications Referenced
SA232246XX        

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    OPENSSH FOR Z/O

  • Fixed component ID

    5655M2301

Applicable component levels

  • R120 PSY UA63842

       UP12/02/01 P F201

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Document information

More support for: z/OS family

Software version: 120

Operating system(s): MVS, z/OS

Reference #: OA37278

Modified date: 02 February 2012