IBM z15 System Recovery Boost feature code name change

IBM Japan Hardware Announcement JG19-0109
November 26, 2019

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IBM is changing the titles of System Recovery Boost feature codes 6802 and 9930 to help clear up confusion between these priced features and the base capability on the z15. No specific z15 feature codes need to be ordered to be able to use the base capabilities of System Recovery Boost. Feature codes 6802 and 9930 are required only to make use of the optional System Recovery Boost Upgrade Record, which allows the temporary activation of additional zIIP processor resources in conjunction with System Recovery Boost.

The feature code titles are changing to:

  • Feature Code 6802: SRB Upgrade Record
  • Feature Code 9930: SRB Upgrade Authorization

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November 26, 2019

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For more information about IBM® z15 - The enterprise platform for mission-critical hybrid multicloud, see Hardware Announcement JG19-0039, dated September 12, 2019.

For more information about IBM z/OS® Version 2 Release 4 - Unleashing innovation through an agile, optimized, and resilient platform, see Software Announcement JP19-0409, dated July 23, 2019.

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Description Machine type Model Feature number
IBM z15 8561 T01  
SRB Upgrade Record     6802
SRB Upgrade Authorization     9930

Feature codes 6802 and 9930 were announced on September 12, 2019 with IBM z15. Today's announcement is a change to their titles.


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