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IBM UrbanCode Deploy Fix Pack 1 (6.2.1.1) for 6.2.1

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Abstract

IBM UrbanCode Deploy 6.2.1.1 has been made generally available and contains fixes to version 6.2.1.

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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.

IBM Knowledge Center provides an entry point to product documentation. You can view, browse, and search online information related to the product.

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.

Click to review a list of deprecated functions in IBM UrbanCode Deploy.

Click to visit the IBM UrbanCode Deploy: Application Deployment Automation site on IBM developerWorks.

Prerequisites

Review the Plan & Prepare section on the Getting Started tab on IBM developerWorks.

Review the System Requirements link in the table of contents above for a list of the prerequisites.

Installation Instructions

Review the Install the server section on the Getting Started tab on IBM developerWorks.

Direct link provided to the Installing servers and agents topic in the IBM Knowledge Center.

Important: IBM UrbanCode Deploy 6.2.1.1 does not support upgrading if you are using DB2 on a z/OS server. If you attempt to upgrade by using this fix pack, an error message is displayed and the upgrade does not occur. Do not upgrade to the 6.2.1.1 fix pack if you use DB2 on z/OS. A fix is being planned for a future release.

When you upgrade to version 6.2.1.1 of IBM UrbanCode Deploy, new security features erase old component version import logs to hide secure information. If you want to keep the logs, in the installed.properties file, set the com.urbancode.ds.cleanup.sourceConfig.fullCleanupSkip property to True.

If you are upgrading from a previous version of IBM UrbanCode Deploy, you might be affected by changes to the security features in the product. After upgrading, any security type that previously had edit permission will automatically have all of the associated edit subpermissons that were introduced with the new version of IBM UrbanCode Deploy. For example, if the cloud connection type had the edit permission granted, then after upgrading, the cloud connection type will have the Delete, Edit Basic Settings, and Manage Teams subpermissions.

Important: When you upgrade to IBM UrbanCode Deploy 6.2.1.1, the values of all properties in the history for existing deployments are obscured to ensure that all secure property values are obscured. In the deployment history for deployments that you run after you upgrade, only secure properties are obscured in the logs.

Download package

The following sections provide detailed information related to this release.

Download's on Fix Central

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How critical is this fix?

Impact Assessment
Impact Description
Corrective

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

Critical

This release contains fixes for security vulnerabilities. Review the following security bulletins for more details:

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 regressions to report.

Problems solved

Review the Fixes in this release section of the Release Notes tab on IBM developerWorks.

Click the Fix List link in the table of contents above to review the cumulative list of the problems solved in the product family.

Known side effects

Review the Known Problems and Workarounds section of the Release Notes tab on IBM developerWorks.

Open defects

Review the following list of open defects for IBM UrbanCode Deploy on the IBM Support Portal.

Review technote 1461170: Open APARs for IBM products available on the Web for information on how to configure your MyNotifications subscription account and subscribe to the APARs you are interested in following.

Change history

What's new

Review the What's new tab on IBM developerWorks.

Click the link in the Download Options column:

Download RELEASE DATE LANGUAGE SIZE(Bytes) Download Options
IBM UrbanCode Deploy downloads and fixes 26 Mar 2016 English 1 HTTP

Technical support

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Problems (APARS) fixed
PI31929, PI47557, PI48639, PI52589, PI53967, PI54335, PI54420, PI55333, PI55334, PI55829, PI56832, PI57167, PI57764, PI57866, PI58064, PI58167, PI58344, PI58583, PI58860, PI59405, PI60596, PI60964, PI61064, PI61624, PI56739, PI56408, PI45948, PI57738, PI56418, PI55032, PI36311

Document information

More support for: IBM UrbanCode Deploy
Installation

Software version: 6.2.1.1

Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #: C4000033

Modified date: 29 July 2016