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II14816 - SAP SUPPORT REQUIRED PTF LIST FOR IBM I 7.3

 APAR (Authorized Program Analysis Report)

Abstract

SAP SUPPORT REQUIRED PTF LIST FOR IBM I 7.3

Error Description

VRM = 730                                                      
IAV=1                                                          
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*** Last Updated 12/03/2018 ***                                
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If you are upgrading to IBM i 7.3, please load the following    
PTFs, and then follow the directions in SAP note 2299407,      
especially noting the pre-requisite kernel patch levels.        
When installing additional 5770-SS1 options or other Licensed  
Program Products(LPPs), reload and reapply group and cumulative
PTFs.                                                          
To order the most recent cumulative or group, request the      
SFxxxxx number shown below. CL command WRKPTFGRP displays the  
current level and status of cumulative and Group PTFs that are  
installed on the partition. CL command DSPPTF displays, by LPP,
the individual PTFs have been installed on this partition.      
Also keep in mind, that the HIPER GROUP is much more important,
than the Cumulative package.                                    
As HIPER PTFs are High Impact Pervasive PTFs !!!                
Link to our external PSP (Preventive Service Planning) Page :  
http://www-912.ibm.com/s_dir/sline003.nsf/ALLPSPS?OpenView&Start
=1&Count=30&Collapse=1#1                                        
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You are advised to load as a minimum the following PTFs.        
(5770SS1)                                                      
SI68551                                                        
SI68481                                                        
SI68447                                                        
SI68360                                                        
SI68014                                                        
SI67866                                                        
SF99730 Cumulative Fix Pack current level is 18242.            
        Next update planned for 24th May 19.                    
SF99729 HIPER Group Fix Pack current level is 72.              
        The Hiper Group is updated every other Tuesday of the  
        month. Always choose the latest available version of    
        the Hiper Group.                                        
SF99703 DB Group Fix Pack current level is 12                  
        Next update planned for Feb 2019.                      
SF99727 Technology Refresh Fix Pack current level is 5.        
(5770999)                                                      
MF65420                                                        
MF65151                                                        
(5733WQX)                                                      
SI67343                                                        
****************************************************************
DRIVER INFORMATION FOR SAP JAVA BASED APPLICATIONS              
A Java Database Connectivity (JDBC) driver is required for SAP  
workloads that are based on Java. There are different options  
available to you and your choice will depend on several factors.
See SAP note 654800 to determine which driver will meet your    
requirements. The notes will also indicate from where you may  
obtain that driver and in which IFS directory it should be      
placed.                                                        
The IBM Toolbox for Java LPP is shipped as part of              
5770-SS1 (option 3) - Extended Base Directory Support and the  
latest version will be included in the PTF lists for SS1 above.
If you are upgrading from an older IBM i release, the LPP      
5761-JC1 should be removed.                                    
If you are using the JTOpen toolbox driver, the recommended    
version is 7.0 and can be obtained from following the links at  
http://www.ibm.com/systems/i/software/toolbox/downloads.html    
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DATABASE CLIENT CODE FOR WINDOWS BASED SAP APPLICATION SERVERS  
SAP note 1431956 states SAP systems using Windows application  
servers with IBM i 7.1 or later will use SAP DBSL Direct Drive  
(XDN) as a database client. XDN is shipped within the SAP      
kernel. IBM i Access is no longer required for Windows-based    
SAP application servers.                                        
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Problem Summary

Problem Conclusion

Temporary Fix

Comments

INFOAPAR CLOSED CAN                                            

Circumvention


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Pinney by SST on 26/09/2018                                    
Pinned by SST on 05/12/2018                                    

PTFs Available

Affected Modules

         

Affected Publications

Summary Information

Status............................................ CLOSED CAN
HIPER........................................... No
Component..................................
Failing Module..........................
Reported Release................... R730
Duplicate Of..............................




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Document information

More support for: i family

Software version: V7R3M0

Operating system(s): OS/400

Reference #: II14816

Modified date: 06 December 2018


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