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SI60505 - OSP Find damaged PTFs

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Abstract

OSP Find damaged PTFs


Pre/Co-Requisite PTF / Fix List

REQ  LICENSED           PTF/FIX  LEVEL

TYPE PROGRAM  RELEASE   NUMBER   MIN/MAX  OPTION
---- -------- --------- -------  -------  ------
NONE



NOTICE:
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Application of this PTF may disable or render ineffective programs that
use system memory addresses not generated by the IBM translator,
including programs that circumvent control technology designed to limit
interactive capacity to purchased levels.  This PTF may be a prerequisite
for future PTFs.  By applying this PTF you authorize and agree to the
foregoing.

This PTF is subject to the terms of the license agreement which
accompanied, or was contained in, the Program for which you are obtaining
the PTF.  You are not authorized to install or use the PTF except as part
of a Program for which you have a valid Proof of Entitlement.

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MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON INFRINGEMENT,
REGARDING THE PTF.

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form and/or may be viewed using the Work with Software Agreements (WRKSFWAGR)
CL command.





APAR Error Description / Circumvention

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When there are missing PTF objects, PTF Install encounters
damage one PTF at a time and fails with an error.  The
subsequent PTF Install encounters the next damaged PTF, and
again, needs to be restarted.  This time-consuming process often
results in having to reinstall products and then reinstall the
PTFs.

CORRECTION FOR APAR SE64689 :
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This change provides the ability to call QPZSYNC with a new
action parameter value to find all PTFs with missing required
objects and mark them Damaged.  The damaged PTFs can then
re-installed without having to reinstall the products.

CIRCUMVENTION FOR APAR SE64689 :
--------------------------------
None.


Activation Instructions


None.




Special Instructions


None.


Default Instructions

THIS PTF CAN BE APPLIED IMMEDIATE OR DELAYED.



Supersedes

PTF/FIX NO(S).  APAR TITLE LINE
--------------  ------------------------------------------------------------
     NONE

Summary Information

System.............................. i
Models..............................
Release............................. V7R2M0
Licensed Program............... 5770SS1
APAR Fixed.......................... View details for APAR SE64689
Superseded by:......................
Recompile........................... N
Library............................. QSYS
MRI Feature ........................ NONE
Cum Level........................... C6306720


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Document information

More support for: i family

Software version: V7R2M0

Operating system(s): OS/400

Reference #: SI60505

Modified date: 29 April 2016