Communications Server for Windows, Version 6.4 -- Latest Fixpack

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Service update for Communications Server for Windows, Version 6.4 -- Latest Fixpack

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Contents:

  1. Description
  2. APARs fixed
  3. New functions and enhancements
  4. Legal statements
  5. Prerequisites
  6. Installation instructions
  7. Download instructions

Description:
This package includes the latest IBM Communications Server component APAR maintenance since Version 6.4 availability. All of the APAR maintenance supersedes previous APAR maintenance since general availability of the product.

APARs after FIXPACK 6 (important enough to publish outside of a fixpack)
JR51581

SERVER
JR51581 DISABLE SSLV3 FOR CVE-2014-3566

APARs fixed by FIXPACK 6

SERVER
JR51353 CUMULATIVE APAR FOR 6.4.0.6 FOR CS/WIN
JR48173 WTSQUERYUSERTOKEN FAILED
JR48671 REFIFO NOT ENABLED ON CPSVCMG PIPE
JR51151 TRCGUI FAILS TO START
JR49449 SLI_OPEN/RUI_INIT REJECTED AFTER LU RESET
JR49602 CP-CP SESSIONS MAY NOT RECOVER AFTER OUTAGE
JR51178 SNA 3270 PRINTER SESSION DOES NOT RECOVER AFTER HOST APPLICATION RESTART
JR51189 DLUR INTERNAL PU DOES NOT AUTO-ACTIVATE WHEN LU FROM POOL IS ACCESSED
JR50835 ** GSKIT UPDATE TO ADDRESS TN3270 SERVER / TN REDIRECTOR CRASHES
API CLIENT
JR51355 CUMULATIVE APAR FOR 6.4.0.6 FOR CS/WIN SNA API CLIENT
REMOTE ADMIN
JR51357 CUMULATIVE APAR FOR 6.4.0.6 FOR CS/WIN REMOTE ADMIN
** The GSKit update is a separate download not included in the fixpack but is included on the full refresh media.

New function added in FixPack 6 (see readme for details)
1. Support for GSKIT 8 maintenance stream 8.0.50.31

APARs fixed by FIXPACK 5

SERVER
JR47512 CUMULATIVE APAR FOR 6.4.0.5 FOR CS/WIN
JR45675 SLI_CLOSE AND SLI_BID ON API CLIENT PRODUCE WRONG RESULTS
JR46455 CSWIN INCORRECTLY REPORTS PRINTER SESSIONS ONLINE TO HOST
JR46472 ** GSKIT UPDATE FOR COMMUNICATIONS SERVER
JR47065 UNABLE TO READ FIRST COUNTER VALUE
JR47520 HPR HANG DUE TO HOST GAP MESSAGE PACKET BEING DROPPED IN THE NETWORK
JR47527 VRN DELETED FROM TOPOLOGY AFTER 15 DAYS
JR47510 POSSIBLE HANG OR CRASH WHEN EXITING LUA APPLICATION
API CLIENT
JR47513 CUMULATIVE APAR FOR 6.4.0.5 FOR CS/WIN SNA API CLIENT
REMOTE ADMIN
JR44514 CUMULATIVE APAR FOR 6.4.0.5 FOR CS/WIN REMOTE ADMIN
** The GSKit update is only available on the full refresh media. It is not available in the fixpacks.

New function added in FixPack 5 (see readme for details)
1. Support for GSKIT 8 maintenance stream 8.0.50.5

APARs fixed by FIXPACK 4

SERVER
JR44769 CUMULATIVE APAR FOR 6.4.0.4 FOR CS/WIN
JR39438 PCS5920E SEEN WHEN STARTING CSWIN FROM COMMAND LINE BUT NOT WHEN USING NODE OPS TOOL
JR41158 CPIC API USES INCORRECT LU
JR41892 CSWIN: MEMORY LEAK IN TN3270 SERVER WHEN USING SSL
JR42892 CSWIN TN3270 SERVER HANGS WHEN A BIND WITH USER DATA IS RECEIVED
JR43387 PRINTER LOSES CONNECTION WHEN SSCP TAKEOVER OCCURS
JR44762 CSWIN - TRAP IN TN3270 SERVER
JR44764 ASSERT IN NRTPAPI.C
JR44767 MODIFICATIONS TO RTP_TUNING TO ALLOW SMALLER REFIFO AND SRT CAPS
JR44768 * CRASH IN APPN.SYS
JR44778 805000B RECEIVED WHEN LOGGING IN TO 3270 APPLICATION
API CLIENT
JR44770 CUMULATIVE APAR FOR 6.4.0.4 FOR CS/WIN SNA API CLIENT
REMOTE ADMIN
JR44772 CUMULATIVE APAR FOR 6.4.0.4 FOR CS/WIN REMOTE ADMIN
* JR44768 was omitted from fixpack 4. This was not discovered until fixpack 5 was finished. This APAR will be included in the next fixpack.

New function added in FixPack 4 (see readme for details)
1. RTP_TUNING parameter changes

APARs fixed by FIXPACK 3

SERVER
JR39149 CUMULATIVE APAR FOR 6.4.0.3 FOR CS/WIN
JR37752 PCS3001E WITH SYSTEM ERROR 1813
JR38860 NEW FUNCTION: SUPPORT FOR GSKIT 8
API CLIENT
JR39150 CUMULATIVE APAR FOR 6.4.0.3 FOR CS/WIN SNA API CLIENT
JR38860 NEW FUNCTION: SUPPORT FOR GSKIT 8
REMOTE ADMIN
JR39151 CUMULATIVE APAR FOR 6.4.0.3 FOR CS/WIN REMOTE ADMIN

New function added in FixPack 3 (see readme for details)
1. Support for GSKIT 8 and TLS 1.2

APARs fixed by FIXPACK 2

SERVER
JR37587 CUMULATIVE APAR FOR 6.4.0.2 FOR CS/WIN
JR37217 PCS3001E PCS5501E STARTING TN3270 SERVER AFTER APPLYING IP FILTER TO RUNNING NODE
JR37429 TRNSDT MISSING FILES
JR37430 GSKIT TLS HANDSHAKE RENEGOTIATION WEAK SECURITY CVE-2009-3555
JR37431 CRASH WHILE PROCESSING APPC DATA WITH INCORRECT LENGTH
JR37433 TIGHT LOOP DUE TO STACK OVERFLOW CONDITION
JR37440 CRASH IN SNA
JR37445 SLI_OPEN HANG AFTER LINK OUTAGE AND RECOVERY
JR37455 UNABLE TO ESTABLISH NEW SESSION AFTER TAKEOVER / GIVEBACK TO APPL. RESIDING ON VTAM BEYOND DLUS/NNS
JR37604 MEMORY LEAK IN KERNEL WITH NMVT ALERTS QUEUED
JR37605 DOWNSTREAM FIXED PACING WITH DLUR WHEN WINDOW SIZE 0
API CLIENT
JR37588 CUMULATIVE APAR FOR 6.4.0.2 FOR CS/WIN SNA API CLIENT
REMOTE ADMIN
JR37589 CUMULATIVE APAR FOR 6.4.0.2 FOR CS/WIN REMOTE ADMIN

New function added in FixPack 2 (see readme for details)
1. LU62 INIT SELF ENQUEUE option
2. Support for GSKIT TLS Renegotiation weak security

APARs fixed by FIXPACK 1

SERVER
JR33995 CUMULATIVE APAR FOR 6.4.0.1 FOR CS/WIN
JR33954 ERROR WHEN ATTEMPTING TO CONFIGURE EICON CONNECTION
JR34028 DLUR / DLUS SESSION HANGS PSEST AFTER RECYCLE OF TARGET APPLICATION
JR34029 LUS HANG IN PSLUIO-P STATE
JR34031 SYSTEM CRASH PROCESSING SNA STOP COMMAND
JR34211 PUNAME SENT TO HOST ON REQACTPU WHEN NO_PUNAME_TO_HOST=1 SET IN ACG
API CLIENT
JR33070 SLOW PERFORMANCE RUNNING LU62 TRANSACTIONS ON SNA API CLIENT
JR34488 CUMULATIVE APAR FOR 6.4.0.1 FOR CS/WIN SNA API CLIENT
REMOTE ADMIN
JR34492 CUMULATIVE APAR FOR 6.4.0.1 FOR CS/WIN REMOTE ADMIN

New function added in FixPack 1
1. New CSDISPLAY option "ALU" to display active LU 0-3 sessions with application (LUA and TN3270) connections
2. Enhancement to snaformat tool to format theControl Vector: Subarea Characteristics (X'82') Directory Entry Characteristic Subfield which is specific to the Directory Entry Characteristics (X'3E') Control Vector


IBM COPYRIGHT INFORMATION:

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LIMIT OF LIABILITY:

License to the contained APAR fixes is conditioned upon the recipient
holding a license to the prerequisite product. The license terms
and conditions of the APAR fixes are the same as those for the
prerequisite product. Please see the product license for specifics.

Prerequisites

License to the contained APAR fixes is conditioned upon the recipient holding a license to the prerequisite product: Communications Server for Windows, Version 6.4

Note: This Fix Pack should not be installed over CSWIN 6.1.x.

Note: Earlier fix packs are not prerequisite to installation of the latest fix pack; all fixes and enhancements provided by earlier fix packs are included in the latest fix pack.

URL LANGUAGE SIZE(Bytes)
CSWIN 6.4 Language Independent 36378769

URL LANGUAGE SIZE(Bytes)
Readme (fixpack 1) English 38440
Readme (fixpack 2) English 55132
Readme (fixpack 3) English 69012
Readme (fixpack 4) English 146582
Readme (fixpack 5) English 52430
Readme (fixpack 6) English 55916

Download package

If the links fail to take you directly to the package, but instead take you to the product selection screen, select the following options:

    Product Group = Other Software
    Product = Communications Server for Windows
    Installed Version = 6.4.0.6
    Platform = Windows
Then click "Continue", select " Browse for Fixes", and click "Continue" again.

The "CSWIN 6.4. media refresh to 6.4.0.6" contains the full install media with fixpack 6 integrated. This package requires Passport Advantage entitlement to access.

Download RELEASE DATE LANGUAGE SIZE(Bytes) Download Options
What is Fix Central (FC)?
Server (JR51353) 05 Nov 2014 Language Independent 9203696 FC
SNA API Client (JR51355) 05 Nov 2014 Language Independent 2081649 FC
Remote Admin Tool (JR51357) 05 Nov 2014 Language Independent 3595177 FC
CSWIN 6.4 media refresh to 6.4.0.6 05 Nov 2014 Language Independent 322627302 FC
GSKit 8.0.50.31 (JR50835) 05 Nov 2014 Language Independent 21634307 FC
CVE-2014-3566 ifix (JR51581) 05 Nov 2014 Language Independent 112511 FC

Technical support

Technical Support: Reference the support page for Communications Server
http://www.ibm.com/software/network/commserver/windows/support/

IBM Support Center Handbook, IBM Contacts: http://www14.software.ibm.com/webapp/set2/sas/f/handbook/home.html

Product Alias/Synonym

csnt cs/nt cs/win cswin cs/windows

Problems (APARS) fixed
JR33070, JR33954, JR33995, JR34028, JR34029, JR34031, JR34211, JR34488, JR34492, JR37217, JR37429, JR37430, JR37431, JR37433, JR37440, JR37445, JR37455, JR37587, JR37588, JR37589, JR37604, JR37605, JR37752, JR38860, JR39149, JR39150, JR39151, JR39438, JR41158, JR41892, JR42892, JR43387, JR44762, JR44764, JR44767, JR44768, JR44769, JR44770, JR44772, JR44778, JR45675, JR46455, JR46472, JR47065, JR47510, JR47512, JR47513, JR47514, JR47520, JR47527, JR48173, JR48671, JR49449, JR49602, JR50835, JR51151, JR51178, JR51189, JR51353, JR51355, JR51357

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More support for:

Communications Server for Windows
All

Software version:

6.4, 6.4.0.1, 6.4.0.2, 6.4.0.3, 6.4.0.4

Operating system(s):

Windows

Reference #:

4024812

Modified date:

2013-10-24

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