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Get Your Fix
"Fixes" provide changes to your software that address known problems or add new functionality. Last post, we talked about the various kinds of "Fix" documents: APARs, Fix Pack, Fix Lists, and Recommended Fixes. In most cases, these documents will lead you to where you can "get your fix". One of those outlets is Fix Central: http
In Fix Central, you can search, select, order, and download fixes to your system with a choice of delivery options:
Anyone can access unrestricted fixes. However, some fixes are protected through entitlement and export control. In this case, you need to have a valid Passport Advantage (PPA). However, even with a valid PPA contract, there can be delays when you need maintenance if you don't have a valid online ID. Be sure that you are registered properly by going to this web page: http
Check out Fix Central and get acquainted!
Next up: Collecting data (thank goodness, no more "fix"!)