Checklist for applying an APAR or PTF

The following checklist describes the steps and associated SMP/E commands to install the APAR or PTF:

  1. Prepare to install the APAR or PTF.
  2. Receive the APAR or PTF. (SMP/E RECEIVE)
  3. Review the HOLDDATA.
  4. Accept previously applied APARs or PTFs (optional). (SMP/E ACCEPT)
  5. Apply APAR or PTF. (SMP/E APPLY)
  6. Run REPORT CROSSZONE and apply any missing requisites.
  7. Test APAR or PTF.
  8. Accept APAR or PTF. (SMP/E ACCEPT)