How to identify the latest APAR level of your z/VSE system
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With the Attention Routine command SIR (System Information Report) you can retrieve system information about your z/VSE system.
SIR ? or SIR HELP shows all SIR commands. Some commands provide status, others monitoring information.
Today I want to highlight the SIR SYS command, which provide information such as the processor you are running on and service information.
Below is a sample output of my system.
Line one to six show
The most important 3 lines for our service team are line 7 through 9:
Therefore please also provide the output of the SIR SYS command, if you contact IBM service.
The remaing lines show the IPL procedure, JCL startup (ASI) procedure, Supervisor name, Turbo Dispatcher level, security manager and the security manager status.