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DS8870 Code Bundle Information

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DS8870 Code Bundle Information

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Microcode Release Dates:

Microcode Bundle 87.51.95.0 was released August 25, 2017
Microcode Bundle 87.51.93.0 was released July 21, 2017
Microcode Bundle 87.51.81.0 was released March 31, 2017
Microcode Bundle 87.51.63.0 was released November 16, 2016
Microcode Bundle 87.51.52.0 was released July 31, 2016
Microcode Bundle 87.51.38.0 was released March 31, 2016
Microcode Bundle 87.51.23.4 was released February 12, 2016
Microcode Bundle 87.51.23.0 was released October 30, 2015
Microcode Bundle 87.51.14.0 was released August 28, 2015
Microcode Bundle 87.51.10.0 was released August 15, 2015
Microcode Bundle 87.51.5.0 was released June 30, 2015
Microcode Bundle 87.50.114.0 was released May 19, 2015

Microcode Bundle 87.41.44.0 was released February 16, 2015
Microcode Bundle 87.41.42.0 was released October 30, 2015
Microcode Bundle 87.41.32.0 was released August 28, 2015
Microcode Bundle 87.41.31.0 was released August 18, 2015
Microcode Bundle 87.41.17.0 was released April 16, 2015
Microcode Bundle 87.41.9.0 was released February 27, 2015
Microcode Bundle 87.41.8.0 was released January 27, 2015
Microcode Bundle 87.40.141.0 was released December 7, 2014
Microcode Bundle 87.40.140.0 was released November 26, 2014

Microcode Bundle 87.31.38.0 was released August 28, 2015
Microcode Bundle 87.31.37.0 was released August 18, 2015
Microcode Bundle 87.31.23.0 was released March 31, 2015
Power Update Bundle 87.30.501.501 was released January 16, 2015
Microcode Bundle 87.31.16.0 was released December 24, 2014
Microcode Bundle 87.31.2.2 was released October 7, 2014
Microcode Bundle 87.31.2.0 was released July 26, 2014
Microcode Bundle 87.30.105.0 was released June 6, 2014

Power Update Bundle 87.20.501.501 was released January 16, 2015
Microcode Bundle 87.21.48.0 was released December 24, 2014
Microcode Bundle 87.21.39.0 was released October 2, 2014
Microcode Bundle 87.21.30.0 was released June 27, 2014
Microcode Bundle 87.21.16.4 was released October 7, 2014
Microcode Bundle 87.21.16.3 was released June 3, 2014
Microcode Bundle 87.21.16.1 was released May 1, 2014
Microcode Bundle 87.21.16.0 was released March 10, 2014
Microcode Bundle 87.21.8.0 was released January 16, 2014
Microcode Bundle 87.21.5.0 was released December 19, 2013
Microcode Bundle 87.20.220.0 was released November 18, 2013

Power Update Bundle 87.10.501.501 was released January 16, 2015
Microcode Bundle 87.10.113.0 was released March 10, 2014
Microcode Bundle 87.10.102.0 was released September 30, 2013
Microcode Bundle 87.10.91.0 was released July 11, 2013
Microcode Bundle 87.10.89.0 was released June 27, 2013
Microcode Bundle 87.10.87.0 was released June 7, 2013

Power Update Bundle 87.5.501.501 was released January 16, 2015
Microcode Bundle 87.5.22.0 was released July 9, 2013
Microcode Bundle 87.5.21.0 was released June 21, 2013
Microcode Bundle 87.5.17.0 was released May 24, 2013
Microcode Bundle 87.5.14.0 was released May 14, 2013
Microcode Bundle 87.5.11.2 was released March 15, 2013
Microcode Bundle 87.5.11.0 was released December 3, 2012
Microcode Bundle 87.0.189.0 was released October 19, 2012


SECTION 1 - Microcode Feature Information
SECTION 2 - Microcode Bundle Information
SECTION 3 - Microcode Release Note Information
SECTION 4 - SDD reference web links
SECTION 5 - IBM CIM Agent for DS Open API Compatibility Matrix link Information



SECTION 1
Microcode Feature Information


CD-ROM code bundle contains the CD's indicated for level(s) indicated in the Table. Ask your Service Representative if you did not get the current level that matches the code running on the DS8870.
IBM System Storage DS8870 Disk Storage Microcode Bundle Release Note Information

R7.5 87.5x.x.x - levels support DS8870 242x model 961
Code bundle(s) 87.5x.x.x support the following new functions:
This level provides support for the advanced functions previously announced for the model 961.
The new features supported in this level are 4-port 16Gb Fiber Channel/FICON host adapters, Improved
z Synergy functionality
, Heat map transfer for MGM environments, REST API, Performance monitoring, Simplified encryption setup

ENUS115-058.PDFENUS115-058.PDF

R7.4 87.4x.x.x - levels support DS8870 242x model 961
Code bundle(s) 87.4x.x.x support the following new functions:
This level provides support for the advanced functions previously announced for the model 961.
The new features supported in this level are Multi-Target PPRC, Multiple Incremental FlashCopy, z/OS Global Mirror (XRC) workload-based write pacing with HyperPAV support, IBM zHyperwrite, Seventh Generation Easy Tier, Performance optimization for P7 and P7+ processors, Flash Optimization III for the new High Performance Flash Enclosure, 3 Volume replication and volume retype through the Open Stack Cinder driver, Improved Storage Management GUI for simplify storage management and real time system monitoring, 600 GB 15K drive support

ENUS114-171.PDFENUS114-171.PDF

R7.3 87.3x.x.x - levels support DS8870 242x model 961
Code bundle(s) 87.3x.x.x support the following new functions:
This level provides support for the advanced functions previously announced for the model 961.
The new features supported in this level are the High Performance Flash Enclosure, Flash Optimization II, Easy Tier enhancements for Flash, 200 GB and 800 GB 2.5 inch SSD drives, concurrent code load enhancements, warmstart reduction enhancement, OpenStack support

ENUS114-074.PDFENUS114-074.PDF

R7.2 87.2x.x.x - levels support DS8870 242x model 961
Code bundle(s) 87.2x.x.x support the following new functions:
This level provides support for the advanced functions previously announced for the model 961.
The new features supported in this level are POWER 7+ processors, Flash Optimization I, NIST security and 1.2 TB 10K drives


ENUSAG13-0194.PDFENUSAG13-0194.PDF

R7.1 87.10.x.x - levels support DS8870 242x model 961
Code bundle(s) 87.10.x.x support the following new functions:
This level provides support for the advanced functions previously announced for the model 961.
The new features supported in this level are 5th generation of Easy Tier, VMWare vStorage API (VAAI), Resiliency improvements in Flash Copy handling of volume reservations, zOS Hyperswap soft fence, DS8000 time synchronization with sysplex, IBM i variable LUN sizes, model conversion for DS8800 to DS8870, Symantec space reclamation via RPQ, low cost cabling option.


ENUSAG13-0043.PDFENUSAG13-0043.PDF

R7.0 87.x.x.x - levels support DS8870 242x model 961
Code bundle(s) 87.x.x.x support the following new functions:
This level provides support for the advanced functions previously announced for the model 961.
The new features supported in this level are IBM POWER7 processors, new rack power system, scalable processor cores and cache, Business Class configuration, FDE drives are standard, limited VMWare® VAAI support, Nondisruptive upgrade path for model 96E expansion frames




SECTION 2
Microcode Bundle Information

Release 7.5
DS8870
Bundle
SEA or LMC
Version
DSCLI Client
Level
STAT Tool Level
Easy Tier Client
Heat Map Transfer Utility
Storage Manager
87.51.95.0
7.7.51.2490
7.8.23.87
7.7.51.2490
7.7.51.2490
7.7.51.2490
5.7.51.1115
87.51.93.0
7.7.51.2450
7.8.23.87
7.7.51.2450
7.7.51.2450
7.7.51.2450
5.7.51.1113
87.51.81.0
7.7.51.1990
7.7.51.1990
7.7.51.1990
7.7.51.1990
7.7.51.1990
5.7.51.1092
87.51.63.0
7.7.51.1400
7.7.51.1400
7.7.51.1400
7.7.51.1400
7.7.51.1400
5.7.51.1070
87.51.52.0
7.7.51.1110
7.7.51.1110
7.7.51.1110
7.7.51.1110
7.7.51.1110
5.7.51.1058
87.51.38.0
7.7.51.470
7.7.51.470
7.7.51.470
7.7.51.470
7.7.51.470
5.7.51.1041
87.51.23.4
7.7.51.69
7.7.51.66
7.7.51.66
7.7.51.66
7.7.51.66
5.7.51.1026
87.51.23.0
7.7.51.66
7.7.51.66
7.7.51.66
7.7.51.66
7.7.51.66
5.7.51.1026
87.51.14.0
7.7.51.48
7.7.51.48
7.7.51.48
7.7.51.48
7.7.51.48
5.7.51.1013
87.51.10.0
7.7.51.39
7.7.51.39
7.7.51.39
7.7.51.39
7.7.51.39
5.7.51.1013
87.51.5.0
7.7.51.18
7.7.51.18
7.7.51.18
7.7.51.18
7.7.51.18
5.7.51.1008
87.50.114.0
7.7.50.281
7.7.50.281
7.7.50.281
7.7.50.281
7.7.50.281
5.7.50.1303


Release 7.4
DS8870
Bundle
SEA or LMC
Version
DSCLI Client
Level
STAT Tool Level
Easy Tier Client
Heat Map Transfer Utility
Storage Manager
87.41.44.0
7.7.41.180
7.7.41.180
7.7.41.180
7.7.41.180
7.7.41.180
5.7.41.1042
87.41.42.0
7.7.41.132
7.7.41.132
7.7.41.132
7.7.41.132
7.7.41.132
5.7.41.1039
87.41.32.0
7.7.41.108
7.7.41.108
7.7.41.108
7.7.41.108
7.7.41.108
5.7.41.1028
87.41.31.0
7.7.41.103
7.7.41.103
7.7.41.103
7.7.41.103
7.7.41.103
5.7.41.1028
87.41.17.0
7.7.41.50
7.7.41.50
7.7.41.50
7.7.41.50
7.7.41.50
5.7.41.1015
87.41.9.0
7.7.41.34
7.7.41.34
7.7.41.34
7.7.41.34
7.7.41.34
5.7.41.1009
87.41.8.0
7.7.41.32
7.7.41.32
7.7.41.32
7.7.41.32
7.7.41.32
5.7.41.1008
87.40.141.0
7.7.40.364
7.7.40.364
7.7.40.364
7.7.40.364
7.7.40.364
5.7.40.1303
87.40.140.0
7.7.40.362
7.7.40.362
7.7.40.362
7.7.40.362
7.7.40.362
5.7.40.1302


Release 7.3
DS8870
Bundle
SEA or LMC
Version
DSCLI Client
Level
STAT Tool Level
Easy Tier Client
Heat Map Transfer Utility
Storage Manager
87.31.38.0
7.7.31.90
7.7.31.90
7.7.31.90
7.7.31.90
7.7.31.90
5.7.31.1035
87.31.37.0
7.7.31.88
7.7.31.88
7.7.31.88
7.7.31.88
7.7.31.88
5.7.31.1034
87.31.23.0
7.7.31.50
7.7.31.50
7.7.31.50
7.7.31.50
7.7.31.50
5.7.31.1022
87.31.16.0
7.7.31.32
7.7.31.32
7.7.31.32
7.7.31.32
7.7.31.32
5.7.31.1016
87.31.2.2
7.7.31.6
7.7.31.4
7.7.31.4
7.7.31.4
7.7.31.4
5.7.31.1002
87.31.2.0
7.7.31.4
7.7.31.4
7.7.31.4
7.7.31.4
7.7.31.4
5.7.31.1002
87.30.105.0
7.7.30.307
7.7.30.307
7.7.30.307
7.7.30.307
7.7.30.307
5.7.30.1147

Release 7.2
DS8870
Bundle
SEA or LMC
Version
DSCLI Client
Level
STAT Tool Level
Easy Tier Client
Heat Map Transfer Utility
Storage Manager
87.21.48.0
7.7.21.94
7.7.21.94
7.7.21.94
7.7.21.94
7.7.21.94
5.7.21.1050
87.21.39.0
7.7.21.78
7.7.21.78
7.7.21.78
7.7.21.78
7.7.21.78
5.7.21.1042
87.21.30.0
7.7.21.62
7.7.21.62
7.7.21.62
7.7.21.62
7.7.21.62
5.7.21.1028
87.21.16.4
7.7.21.42
7.7.21.38
7.7.21.38
7.7.21.38
7.7.21.38
5.7.21.1012
87.21.16.3
7.7.21.41
7.7.21.38
7.7.21.38
7.7.21.38
7.7.21.38
5.7.21.1012
87.21.16.1
7.7.21.39
7.7.21.38
7.7.21.38
7.7.21.38
7.7.21.38
5.7.21.1012
87.21.16.0
7.7.21.38
7.7.21.38
7.7.21.38
7.7.21.38
7.7.21.38
5.7.21.1012
87.21.8.0
7.7.21.21
7.7.21.21
7.7.21.21
7.7.21.21
7.7.21.21
5.7.21.1007
87.21.5.0
7.7.21.13
7.7.21.13
7.7.21.13
7.7.21.13
7.7.21.13
5.7.21.1006
87.20.220.0
7.7.20.582
7.7.20.582
7.7.20.582
7.7.20.582
7.7.20.582
5.7.20.1167

Release 7.1
DS8870
Bundle
SEA or LMC
Version
DSCLI Client
Level
STAT Tool Level
Easy Tier Client
Heat Map Transfer Utility
Storage Manager
87.10.113.0
7.7.10.354
7.7.10.354
7.7.10.354
7.7.10.354
7.7.10.354
5.7.10.1188
87.10.102.0
7.7.10.317
7.7.10.317
7.7.10.317
7.7.10.317
7.7.10.317
5.7.10.1182
87.10.91.0
7.7.10.293
7.7.10.293
7.7.10.291
7.7.10.293
7.7.10.291
5.7.10.1167
87.10.89.0
7.7.10.291
7.7.10.291
7.7.10.291
7.7.10.291
7.7.10.291
5.7.10.1167
87.10.87.0
7.7.10.287
7.7.10.287
7.7.10.287
7.7.10.287
7.7.10.287
5.7.10.1165

Release 7.0
DS8870 Code
Bundle
SEA or LMC
Use dscli ver command
CLI Client
Level
STAT Tool
Level
Storage Manager
Code Level
87.5.22.0
7.7.5.61
7.7.5.61
7.7.5.61
5.7.5.1024
87.5.21.0
7.7.5.61
7.7.5.61
7.7.5.61
5.7.5.1024
87.5.17.0
7.7.5.46
7.7.5.46
7.7.5.46
5.7.5.1010
87.5.14.0
7.7.5.37
7.7.5.37
7.7.5.37
5.7.5.1010
87.5.11.2
7.7.5.35
7.7.5.23
7.7.5.23
5.7.5.1010
87.5.11.0
7.7.5.23
7.7.5.23
7.7.5.23
5.7.5.1010
87.0.189.0
7.7.0.598
7.7.0.595
7.7.0.595
5.7.0.1301


SECTION 3
Microcode Release Note Information

87.5x.x.x levels of Microcode
These levels support all previous DS8000 features in addition to the new features introduced with this level.
87.5x.x.x levels of Microcode
These levels supports all DS8000 features in addition to these new feature
Support for optional 4-port 16Gb Fiber Channel/FICON host adapters
Improved z Synergy functionality:
• FICON Dynamic Routing
• Forward Error Correction
• z HPF Extended Distance II
• Fabric Priority for FICON, z HPF and FCP
• Read Diagnostic Parameters (RDP) support
Heat map transfer for MGM environments
REST API
Performance monitoring:
• System-level I/O bandwidth, caching, capacity, and power/thermal monitoring
• Pool-level back-end I/O, back-end bandwidth, and capacity monitoring
• Pool-level front-end I/O and bandwidth monitoring
Simplified encryption setup
Remote code load
87.5x.x.x Summary Release Note for all 87.5x.x.x releases

DS8870 Release Notes - 87.50.xx.x Cumulative Summary v7.1.pdfDS8870 Release Notes - 87.50.xx.x Cumulative Summary v7.1.pdf
87.51.95.0 - New level of code. The fixes in 87.51.95.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 87.51.93.0
87.51.93.0 - New level of code. The fixes in 87.51.93.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 87.51.81.0
87.51.81.0 - New level of code. The fixes in 87.51.81.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 87.51.63.0
87.51.63.0 - New level of code. The fixes in 87.51.63.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 87.51.52.0
87.51.52.0 - New level of code. The fixes in 87.51.52.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 87.51.38.0
87.51.38.0 - New level of code. The fixes in 87.51.38.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 87.51.23.0
87.51.23.4 - New level of code. The fixes in 87.51.23.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 87.51.23.0
87.51.23.0 - New level of code. The fixes in 87.51.23.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 87.51.14.0
87.51.14.0 - New level of code. The fixes in 87.51.14.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 87.51.5.0
87.51.10.0 - Superseded. The fixes in 87.51.10.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 87.51.5.0
87.51.5.0 - New level of code. The fixes in 87.51.5.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 87.50.114.0
87.50.114.0 - New code release. This is the GA level of release 7.5



87.4x.x.x levels of Microcode
These levels support all previous DS8000 features in addition to the new features introduced with this level.
87.4x.x.x levels of Microcode
These levels supports all DS8000 features in addition to these new feature
Multiple Target Peer-to-Peer Remote Copy
Multiple Increment FlashCopy
z/OS Global Mirror (XRC) workload-based write pacing with HyperPAV support
IBM zHyperwrite
Seventh Generation Easy Tier
Performance optimization for P7 and P7+ processors
Flash Optimization III for the new High Performance Flash Enclosure
Improved Storage Management GUI to simplify storage management and real time monitoring
3 Volume replication and volume retype through the Open Stack Cinder driver
600 GB 15K drive support
87.4x.x.x Summary Release Note for all 87.4x.x.x releases
    DS8870 Release Notes - 87.40.xx.x Cumulative Summary v5.1.pdfDS8870 Release Notes - 87.40.xx.x Cumulative Summary v5.1.pdf
    87.41.44.0 - New level of code. The fixes in 87.41.44.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 87.41.42.0
    87.41.42.0 - New level of code. The fixes in 87.41.42.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 87.41.32.0
    87.41.32.0 - New level of code. The fixes in 87.41.32.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 87.41.17.0
    87.41.31.0 - Superseded. The fixes in 87.41.31.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 87.41.17.0
    87.41.17.0 - New level of code. The fixes in 87.41.17.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 87.41.9.0
    87.41.9.0 - New level of code. The fixes in 87.41.9.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 87.41.8.0

    DS8870 Release Notes - 87.41.9.0 v1.pdfDS8870 Release Notes - 87.41.9.0 v1.pdf
    87.41.8.0 - New level of code. The fixes in 87.41.8.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 87.40.141.0

    DS8870 Release Notes - 87.41.8.0 v1.1.pdfDS8870 Release Notes - 87.41.8.0 v1.1.pdf
    87.40.141.0 - New level of code. The fixes in 87.40.141.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 87.40.140.0
    DS8870 Release Notes - 87.40.141.0 v2.pdfDS8870 Release Notes - 87.40.141.0 v2.pdf
    87.40.140.0 - New code release. This is the GA level of release 7.4
    DS8870 Release Notes - 87.40.140.0 v1.pdfDS8870 Release Notes - 87.40.140.0 v1.pdf



    87.3x.x.x levels of Microcode
    These levels support all previous DS8000 features in addition to the new features introduced with this level.
    87.3x.x.x levels of Microcode
    These levels supports all DS8000 features in addition to these new feature
    Introduction of High Performance Flash Enclosure
    Flash Optimization II
    Enhanced Easy Tier capabilities
    Support for 200 GB and 800 GB 2.5 inch FDE SSD drives
    Concurrent code load enhancements
    Warmstart reduction enhancements
    OpenStack support
    87.3x.x.x Summary Release Note for all 87.3x.x.x releases

    DS8870 Release Notes - 87.30.xx.x Cumulative Summary v4.2.pdfDS8870 Release Notes - 87.30.xx.x Cumulative Summary v4.2.pdf
    87.31.38.0 - New level of code. The fixes in 87.31.38.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 87.31.23.0
    87.31.37.0 - Superseded. The fixes in 87.31.37.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 87.31.23.0
    87.31.23.0 - New level of code. The fixes in 87.31.23.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 87.31.16.0
    87.30.501.501 - Power update bundle, for all prior levels of 87.3x.x.x

    DS8870 Release Notes - 87.30.501.501 v1.pdfDS8870 Release Notes - 87.30.501.501 v1.pdf
    87.31.16.0 - New level of code. The fixes in 87.31.16.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 87.31.2.0
    87.31.2.2 - New level of code. The fixes in 87.31.2.2 are based on a bridge from bundle 87.31.2.0

    DS8870 Release Notes - 87.31.2.2 v1.pdfDS8870 Release Notes - 87.31.2.2 v1.pdf
    87.31.2.0 - New level of code. The fixes in 87.31.2.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 87.30.105.0

    DS8870 Release Notes - 87.31.2.0 v1.pdfDS8870 Release Notes - 87.31.2.0 v1.pdf
    87.30.105.0 - New code release. This is the GA level of release 7.3



    DS8870 Release Notes - 87.30.105.0 v1.pdfDS8870 Release Notes - 87.30.105.0 v1.pdf


    87.21.x.x levels of Microcode
    These levels support all previous DS8000 features in addition to the new features introduced with this level.
    87.21.x.x levels of Microcode
    These levels supports all DS8000 features in addition to these new feature
    Introduction of P7+ processors
    Flash Optimization for all SSD systems with P7+ processors
    Support for NIST SP 800-131a
    Enhanced Business Class configurations
    Support for 1.2 TB 10K and 4 TB 7.2K drives
    87.2x.x.x Summary Release Note for all 87.2x.x.x releases

    DS8870 Release Notes - 87.20.xx.x Cumulative Summary v9.1.pdfDS8870 Release Notes - 87.20.xx.x Cumulative Summary v9.1.pdf
    87.20.501.501 - Power update bundle, for all prior levels of 87.2x.x.x

    DS8870 Release Notes - 87.20.501.501 v1.pdfDS8870 Release Notes - 87.20.501.501 v1.pdf
    87.21.48.0 - New level of code. The fixes in 87.21.48.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 87.21.39.0
    87.21.39.0 - New level of code. The fixes in 87.21.39.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 87.21.30.0

    DS8870 Release Notes - 87.21.39.0 v1.pdfDS8870 Release Notes - 87.21.39.0 v1.pdf
    87.21.30.0 - New level of code. The fixes in 87.21.30.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 87.21.16.0

    DS8870 Release Notes - 87.21.30.0 v1.pdfDS8870 Release Notes - 87.21.30.0 v1.pdf
    87.21.16.4 - New level of code. The fixes in 87.21.16.4 are based on a bridge from bundle 87.21.16.0

    DS8870 Release Notes - 87.21.16.4 v1.pdfDS8870 Release Notes - 87.21.16.4 v1.pdf
    87.21.16.3 - New level of code. The fixes in 87.21.16.3 are based on a bridge from bundle 87.21.16.1

    DS8870 Release Notes - 87.21.16.3 v1.pdfDS8870 Release Notes - 87.21.16.3 v1.pdf
    87.21.16.1 - New level of code. The fixes in 87.21.16.1 are based on a bridge from bundle 87.21.16.0

    DS8870 Release Notes - 87.21.16.1 v1.pdfDS8870 Release Notes - 87.21.16.1 v1.pdf
    87.21.16.0 - New level of code. The fixes in 87.21.16.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 87.21.8.0
    DS8870 Release Notes - 87.21.16.0 v1.pdfDS8870 Release Notes - 87.21.16.0 v1.pdf
    87.21.8.0 - New level of code. The fixes in 87.21.8.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 87.21.5.0
    DS8870 Release Notes - 87.21.8.0 v1.pdfDS8870 Release Notes - 87.21.8.0 v1.pdf
    87.21.5.0 - New level of code. The fixes in 87.21.5.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 87.20.220.0

    DS8870 Release Notes - 87.21.5.0 v2.pdfDS8870 Release Notes - 87.21.5.0 v2.pdf
    87.20.220.0 - New code release. This is the GA level of release 7.2

    DS8870 Release Notes - 87.20.220.0 v1.pdfDS8870 Release Notes - 87.20.220.0 v1.pdf


    87.10.x.x levels of Microcode
    These levels support all previous DS8000 features in addition to the new features introduced with this level.
    87.10.x.x levels of Microcode
    These levels supports all DS8000 features in addition to these new feature
    Easy Tier Server
    Easy Tier Application
    Easy Tier Heat Map Transfer
    VMWare® vCenter and VAAI support
    Model conversion from DS8800 to DS8870
    Resiliency improvements: FlashCopy, 4 site MGM, GM Pause, zOS soft fence, time sync with
    sysplex
    87.10.x.x Summary Release Note for all 87.10.x.x releases

    DS8870 Release Notes - 87.10.xx.x Cumulative Summary v5.2.pdfDS8870 Release Notes - 87.10.xx.x Cumulative Summary v5.2.pdf
    87.10.501.501 - Power update bundle, for all prior levels of 87.10.x.x

    DS8870 Release Notes - 87.10.501.501 v1.pdfDS8870 Release Notes - 87.10.501.501 v1.pdf
    87.10.113.0 - New level of code. The fixes in 87.10.113.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 87.10.102.0
    87.10.102.0 - New level of code. The fixes in 87.10.102.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 87.10.91.0
    DS8870 Release Notes - 87.10.102.0 v3.pdfDS8870 Release Notes - 87.10.102.0 v3.pdf
    87.10.91.0 - New level of code. The fixes in 87.10.91.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 87.10.89.0
    DS8870 Release Notes - 87.10.91.0 v3.pdfDS8870 Release Notes - 87.10.91.0 v3.pdf
    87.10.89.0 - New level of code. The fixes in 87.10.89.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 87.10.87.0
    DS8870 Release Notes - 87.10.89.0 v1.pdfDS8870 Release Notes - 87.10.89.0 v1.pdf
    87.10.87.0 - New level of code. This is the GA level of release 7.1
    DS8870 Release Notes - 87.10.87.0 v1.pdfDS8870 Release Notes - 87.10.87.0 v1.pdf


    87.0.x.x levels of Microcode
    These levels support all previous DS8000 features in addition to the new features introduced with this level.
    87.0.x.x levels of Microcode
    These levels supports all DS8000 features in addition to these new feature
    Easy Tier support for encryption drives
    Thin Provisioning enhancements to support MGM environments
    400GB SSD Drives
    87.5.x.x Summary Release Note for all 87.5.x.x releases

    DS8870 Release Notes - 87.5.xx.x Cumulative Summary v5.1.pdfDS8870 Release Notes - 87.5.xx.x Cumulative Summary v5.1.pdf
    87.5.501.501 - Power update bundle, for all prior levels of 87.5.x.x

    DS8870 Release Notes - 87.5.501.501 v1.pdfDS8870 Release Notes - 87.5.501.501 v1.pdf
    87.5.22.0 - New level of code. The fixes in 87.5.22.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 87.5.21.0
    DS8870 Release Notes - 87.5.22.0 v1.pdfDS8870 Release Notes - 87.5.22.0 v1.pdf
    87.5.21.0 - New level of code. The fixes in 87.5.21.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 87.5.17.0
    DS8870 Release Notes - 87.5.21.0 v3.pdfDS8870 Release Notes - 87.5.21.0 v3.pdf
    87.5.17.0 - New level of code. The fixes in 87.5.17.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 87.5.14.0
    DS8870 Release Notes - 87.5.17.0 v1.pdfDS8870 Release Notes - 87.5.17.0 v1.pdf
    87.5.14.0 - New level of code. The fixes in 87.5.14.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 87.5.11.2
    DS8870 Release Notes - 87.5.14.0 v1.pdfDS8870 Release Notes - 87.5.14.0 v1.pdf
    87.5.11.2 - New level of code. The fixes in 87.5.11.2 are based on a bridge from bundle 87.5.11.0
    DS8870 Release Notes - 87.5.11.2 v1.pdfDS8870 Release Notes - 87.5.11.2 v1.pdf
    87.5.11.0 - New level of code. The fixes in 87.5.11.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 87.0.189.0
    DS8870 Release Notes - 87.5.11.0 v1.pdfDS8870 Release Notes - 87.5.11.0 v1.pdf
    87.0.189.0 - New level of code. This is the GA level of release 7.0.
    DS8870 Release Notes - 87.0.189.0 v1.pdfDS8870 Release Notes - 87.0.189.0 v1.pdf


    SECTION 3
    Cross Reference for SDD to Microcode Code Bundles.
    Please refer to the web links below for all SDD information.

    http://www.ibm.com/systems/support/storage/software/sdd/

    http://www-304.ibm.com/jct01004c/systems/support/supportsite.wss/supportresources?brandind=5000033&familyind=5329528&taskind=1

    http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=540&context=ST52G7&q1=HP&uid=ssg1S7001350&loc=en_US&cs=utf-8&lang=en


    SECTION 4
    IBM CIM Agent for DS Open API Compatibility Matrix link Information
    Link to Compatibility Information:
    http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=1118&context=STC4NKB&dc=DB500&uid=ssg1S1002714&loc=en_US&cs=utf-8&lang=en

    Link to 'IBM CIM Agent for DS Open API FAQ'
    http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=1118&context=STC4NKB&dc=DB500&uid=ssg1S1003070&loc=en_US&cs=utf-8&lang=en

    Example of one of many questions answered on the above link:
    I heard that the CIM agent is now embedded on the Hardware Master Console (HMC) of the DS8000. How do I use it?

    Document information

    More support for: DS8870

    Version: Version Independent

    Operating system(s): N/A

    Software edition: N/A

    Reference #: S1004204

    Modified date: 08 September 2017


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