How do you get updates for IBM MobileFirst Platform Foundation?
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On Friday, December 5, 2014, IBM MobileFirst Platform Foundation and IBM MobileFirst Platform Foundation for iOS Cloud Version 6.3 were released. For more information, see this post
Prior to this release, if you wanted to receive important notifications about the IBM Mobile Foundation, IBM Worklight, or IBM Worklight Foundation products, such as announcements and security bulletin information, you could subscribe to "IBM Worklight" in My notifications. As a result, you received these notifications through an RSS feed or through email. It is recommended that you continue to subscribe to those notices unless you are migrating to the new IBM MobileFirst Platform Foundation V6.3 products and will not continue to have the previous products and releases in your environment.
Due to the name changes for Version 6.3, to receive these announcements for the new product release, which include any relevant security bulletins, you need to update your My notifications subscription so that you subscribe to notices for "IBM MobileFirst Platform Foundation." By subscribing to these products' notifications, you will receive any future announcements for IBM MobileFirst Platform Foundation, IBM MobileFirst Platform Foundation for iOS, and IBM MobileFirst Platform Foundation Private Cloud Version 6.3.
When you access the My notifications subscription interface, either enter IBM MobileFirst Platform Foundation in the Product lookup field or click Browse for a product. If you choose to browse for a product, you will find IBM MobileFirst Platform Foundation under Other Software. See the following screen shot:
After you subscribe to this new product, it is added to your Product subscriptions list, which is available on this same page. By default, you are subscribed to all document types for this product, such as new downloads, APARs, fixes, security bulletins, and other valuable information.
You can modify the types of notifications by clicking Edit in the Options column for the IBM MobileFirst Platform Foundation row in your Product subscriptions table. In addition, you can choose whether to receive the notifications through email or through an RSS feed using an RSS reader.
You can modify the notifications type, frequency and the email address, which will globally affect all of the products in your Product subscription list, by clicking Delivery preferences. See the following screen shot:
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