(ID 1401) Technical bulletin: Day-one support is now available for version 2.5 of the IBM z/OS system


Products

All BMC Compuware products

Date

Day-one support is now available for version 2.5 of the IBM z/OS system.

This support provides you with the artificial intelligence (AI) and intelligent automation (IA) to enable:

  • Increased product uptime
  • Strengthened security
  • Faster development and delivery of high-quality software to help you become an Autonomous Digital Enterprise (ADE)

All current releases of BMC Compuware products now support running on version 2.5 of the IBM z/OS system. In some cases, you might need to apply maintenance. 

To obtain maintenance, use one of the following methods:

  • (Recommended) Use the IBM SMP/E RECEIVE ORDER command. For more information about using RECEIVE ORDER for BMC products, see  Using SMP/E RECEIVE ORDER Open link .

  • Use the BMC Compuware maintenance packaging engine  to download the BMC Compuware service pack (cumulative maintenance). The Electronic Product Distribution - BMC Mainframe application provides the Compuware-Products  tab where you can choose the cumulative maintenance for your products.

The following table lists the BMC Compuware products that require PTFs to get the day-one support. The rest of the BMC Compuware products have day-one support on version 2.5 of the IBM z/OS system. For more information, see  All BMC Compuware Products Announce z/OS V2.5 - Day 1 Compatibility Information Open link .

Product

Version

PTF

Note

BMC Compuware Abend-AID

17.02.xx

AAF632Y

  • Requires Abend-AID Common Components PTF's 
  • Review ECC section below to see if any ECC PTF's are required
  • CWJESTAB must be rebuilt using the z/OS 2.5 macros
  • Consider rebuilding the Abend-AID dsect file to obtain any z/OS 2.5 changes  

BMC Compuware Abend-AID for CICS 

17.02.xx 

CFF632A

CFF632J

  • Requires Abend-AID Common Components PTF's
  • Review ECC section below to see if any ECC PTF's are required
  • Consider rebuilding the Abend-AID dsect file to obtain any z/OS 2.5 changes

BMC Compuware Abend-AID Common Components

17.02.xx

ACF632Y

ACF632Z

  • Requires the appropriate Abend-AID and/or Abend-AID for CICS PTFs listed above depending on your installed product(s).

BMC Compuware Enterprise Common Components (ECC)

17.02.xx

CXSE77A


BMC Compuware FDR / ABR InstantBackup

05.04.90

P-54.9015

  • Affects FDRABR PSPLIT for Hitachi DASD
BMC Compuware FDR / Upstream / SOS03.09.04P-39.0073
BMC Compuware Hiperstation ALL Product Offerings17.02.00QFS221A, QFS224A, and QFS225A

BMC Compuware Strobe

18.02

SBG529A


BMC Compuware ThruPut Manager

18.02

TMT7128


BMC Compuware Xpediter/Xchange

17.02.xx

XGC043A


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