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IBM Spectrum Control 5.3.3 (May 2019)

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Abstract

Version 5.3.3 contains new features, APAR fixes, and currency support for IBM® Spectrum Control™.

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What's New in 5.3.3?

Notes:
  • Use the GNU tar program (1.14 or higher) rather than the native AIX tar program to extract files from the IBM Spectrum Control installation images. The AIX tar program can truncate long file names, which may cause errors with the IBM Spectrum Control application.

Prerequisites

IBM Spectrum Control V5.3.3 can be applied as a new installation or as an upgrade to IBM Spectrum Control 5.2.x or Tivoli Storage Productivity Center 5.2.x. If you are applying this as an upgrade, your existing license will be transferred. If you are doing a new installation, a license is required and is included on Passport Advantage® Online.

Installation Instructions

To prepare for an upgrade or new installation:

  • Review the 5.3.3 Limitations and Known Issues for IBM Spectrum Control technote prior to applying this release. It contains last-minute information and changes that could not be included in the final product documentation.
  • If you are applying this as an upgrade, review the upgrade procedures in the IBM Spectrum Control Knowledge Center.
  • For a new installation, review the new installation procedures in the IBM Spectrum Control Knowledge Center

Download Package

To download the packages for a desired operating system, follow the link below and select the package you desire.

Verify the checksum values for the downloaded files.

Problems Solved

The following APARs are solved in this release.

IT27912
IT28676
IT28730
IT28731
IT28786
IT28791
IT28814
IT28904
IT22856
IT23415
IT24099
IT26068
IT26654
IT27160
IT27233
IT27678
IT27792
IT27818
IT27979
IT28232
IT28274
IT28336
IT28463
IT28502
IT28508
IT28509
IT28515
IT28536
IT28577
IT28594
IT28651
IT28695
IT28735
IT28770
IT28889
 


Cross reference information
Product Component Platform Version Edition
IBM Spectrum Control Advanced Select Edition Platform Independent 5.3.3
IBM Spectrum Control Standard Edition Platform Independent 5.3.3
IBM Spectrum Control Standard Select Edition Platform Independent 5.3.3

Problems (APARS) fixed
IT27912, IT28676, IT28730, IT28731, IT28786, IT28791, IT28814, IT28904, IT22856, IT23415, IT24099, IT26068, IT26654, IT27160, IT27233, IT27678, IT27792, IT27818, IT27979, IT28232, IT28274, IT28336, IT28463, IT28502, IT28508, IT28509, IT28515, IT28536, IT28577, IT28594, IT28651, IT28695, IT28735, IT28770, IT28889

Document information

More support for: IBM Spectrum Control Advanced Edition

Software version: 5.3.3

Operating system(s): Platform Independent

Reference #: 0874924

Modified date: 04 June 2019