Rational Asset Analyzer for System z Fix Pack 2 (6.1.0.2) for 6.1

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Abstract

IBM Rational Asset Analyzer for System z 6.1.0.2 has been made generally available and contains fixes to version 6.1 including all predecessor fix packs.

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Table of Contents
Sections Description

The Change history section provides an overview on what is new in this release with a description of any new functions or enhancements when applicable.

The How critical is this fix section provides information related to the impact of this release to allow you to assess how your environment may be affected.

The Prerequisites section provides important information to review prior to the installation of this release.

The Download package section provides the direct link to obtain the download package for installation in your environment.

The Installation instructions section provides the installation instructions necessary to apply this release into your environment.

The Known side effects section contains a link to the known problems (open defects) identified at the time of this release.

Supporting Documentation
Document Description

Click to review the detailed system requirements information for a complete list of hardware requirements, supported operating systems, prerequisites and optional supported software, with component-level details and operating system restrictions.

The information center provides you with user assistance for the product. You can view, browse, and search online information related to the product. You can also visit the IBM Product information page to browse for additional information centers.

Click to review a complete list of the defects (APARs) resolved in this release including a list of resolved defects for the entire version family.

Prerequisites

Installation Instructions

Review the installation guide:

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URL LANGUAGE SIZE(Bytes)
RAA for System z Installation Guide English 318756
RAA Installation Guide English 306145

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The following sections provide detailed information related to this release.

How critical is this fix?

Impact Assessment
Impact Description

This is a maintenance release. It contains fixes for client-reported and internally found defects.

Test Results

Definitions

Regression: An error in the Maintenance Delivery Vehicle (MDV) that produces incorrect or unexpected behavior causing a supported feature to stop functioning as designed.
This includes:

  • Coding errors that cause a regression
  • Documentation or packaging problems that cause a regression
  • Errors reported in a new function delivered in a MDV that cause a regression

Incomplete: An error in the MDV has not regressed, but does not work as designed.
This includes:

  • Fixed APARs which did not solve the original problem but did not break anything new
  • APARs reporting documentation errors, such as readme errors, that cause problems applying an MDV but do not lead to a regression

Notes:
  • Regression and incomplete APARs are considered fix-in-error or MDV-in-error
  • Definitions above apply only to valid APARs that result in product fixes (APARs returned as working-as-designed are not assessed for being fix-in-error)
  • Issues in major releases due to new functionality do not apply in this definition

There are no known issues to report.

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

The following defects were not resolved in this release:

Review the following list of open defects.

APAR Description
PI05054 Help. RAAz web GUI application works fine, that is. only Help is affected.
PI05072 Installation if LOG_FILE environment variable is set in Windows.
PI07126 COBOL code scanned into RAA has 0 line count and missing some metrics and BRM information.
PI07139 Scanning some PL/I code, RAAz appears to loop and never finish.
PI07344 DBD scanning of IMS index is erroneous.
PM65179 Missing PL/I program name in the Program Details screen.
PM82862 DMH5219E message returned when using RAA if directives are placed incorrectly in httpd.conf.
PM86768 RAA for System z produces sun.io.MalformedInputExecption exception viewing source with some '0E' or '0F' character.
PM90795 Memory leak in RAA 6.0.0.11 during container analysis step when scanning assets.
PM91402 SQL1060N user "SYSTEM" does not have the connect privilege SQLSTATE=08004.
PM93465 CRIMA1071E message presented when installing RAA Eclipse plug-in for RDz into RDz with 64-bit architecture.
PM93563 Java not listed as a prerequisite for installing RAA for System z v6.0.
PM94342 RAAz 6.0 remote components on Japanese language machine.
PM96483 COBOL inventory process seems to hang when scanning certain assets.

Change history

What's new

No new features or functions.

For information about the new features and enhancements in Rational Asset Analyzer for System z 6.1, review What's new in Rational Asset Analyzer.


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

Fix Pack 2 (6.1.0.2)
PTF Date Released Language

Click the link in the Download Options column:


Download RELEASE DATE LANGUAGE SIZE(Bytes) Download Options
What is Fix Central (FC)?
RAAz 6.1.0.2 downloads 6 Dec 2013 English 1 FC

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Problems (APARS) fixed
PI05529, PI06804, PM35287, PM67012, PM81948, PM96390, PM96661, PM96847, PM98045, PM99687, PM64930, PM75708, PM80545, PM84231, PM89759, PM90504, PM92697, PM93104, PM93107, PM93111, PM93115

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Rational Asset Analyzer for System z
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Software version:

6.1.0.2

Operating system(s):

z/OS

Reference #:

4036593

Modified date:

2013-12-06

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