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Rational Asset Analyzer for System z Fix Pack 9 ( for 6.0

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IBM Rational Asset Analyzer for System z has been made generally available and contains fixes to version <V.R.M> including all predecessor fix packs.

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Table of Contents
Sections Description
This section provides an overview on what is new in this release with a description of any new functions or enhancements when applicable.
This section provides information related to the impact of this release to allow you to assess how your environment may be affected.
This section provides important information to review prior to the installation of this release.
This section provides the direct link to obtain the download package for installation in your environment.
This section provides the installation instructions necessary to apply this release into your environment.
This section contains a link to the known problems (open defects) identified at the time of this release.
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Rational Asset Analyzer for System z 6.0

For details on other software requirements, see Detailed System Requirements.

Installation Instructions

Rational Asset Analyzer for System z Installation Guide English 420838
Rational Asset Analyzer Installation Guide English 7888658

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How critical is this fix?

Impact Assessment
Impact Description
This release is a maintenance release of Rational Asset Analyzer for System z 6.0. It contains fixes for client-reported and internally found defects.

Problems solved

Click the Fix List link in the table of contents above to review a list of the problems solved in this release.

Known side effects

Change history

Rational Asset Analyzer for System z version includes the following enhancements and changes:

  • Non-administrator users can view User-defined relationship assets.
  • An Application column is added to all Distributed asset summary pages
  • Diagram usability is improved, providing some diagram nodes with the capability of being expanded or collapsed, and introducing Expand all and Collapse all buttons on the diagram toolbar.
  • An option is provided to hide Containers with zero Files for the Container summary page, allowing you to toggle between Show empty directories and Hide empty directories.
  • User options are provided to simplify handling of delete, rename and update activities for Site assets.
  • An RAA Code Review for COBOL framework provides the following capabilities:
  1. Allows you to monitor various COBOL program coding standards.
  2. Complements the Code Review for COBOL feature available in IBM Rational® Developer for System z® v8.5.0.
  3. Configuration using properties set in the CodeReview section of the RAA Common.cfg file. These properties set the severity level associated with, or deactivate all together, analysis messages which may appear on a program's details page whenever a Code Review issue is encountered in the program's source.
  4. Activation using the Show control flow diagram or View dead code action link for a given COBOL program.

The table below lists required PTFs to apply on z/OS.

Fix Pack 9 (
PTF Date Released Language

The table below lists optional components for Windows or AIX.

Download RELEASE DATE LANGUAGE SIZE(Bytes) Download Options
What is Fix Central(FC)? 10 Jul 2012 English 312878171 FC 10 Jul 2012 English 207082968 FC 10 Jul 2012 English 118998101 FC

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Problems (APARS) fixed
PM25415, PM30417, PM30802, PM30806, PM34607, PM35761, PM37927, PM39241, PM39758, PM40312, PM40344, PM40588, PM41115, PM41225, PM41270, PM41282, PM41291, PM41460, PM41784, PM41814, PM41819, PM42309, PM42806, PM43374, PM44081, PM44099, PM45047, PM46318, PM46883, PM47909, PM48690, PM49244, PM49429, PM49744, PM49985, PM50104, PM50244, PM50847, PM50952, PM50958, PM50960, PM51131, PM51520, PM51557, PM51746, PM52616, PM54135, PM55727, PM55731, PM56098, PM56257, PM56645, PM58326, PM58717, PM58963, PM59105, PM59430, PM59764, PM59913, PM60311, PM60404, PM61301, PM61305, PM61362, PM61860, PM63085, PM63610, PM63614, PM63649, PM63720, PM63752, PM64586, PM64624, PM64984, PM65840, PM65848, PM66007, PM66269, PM68143

Document information

More support for: Rational Asset Analyzer for System z

Software version:

Operating system(s): z/OS

Reference #: 4033240

Modified date: 2014-08-28