Software requirements for the FlashCopy feature

To use the FlashCopy® technology in an PowerHA® solution, the minimum software requirements should be met.

The FlashCopy feature has the following minimum software requirements:

  • Each IBM® i model with in the PowerHA solution must be running at least IBM(r) iV6R1 for use with the IBM PowerHA SystemMirror® for i licensed program.
    Note: For prior releases, you can still use the IBM Advanced Copy Services for PowerHA on i, which is an offering from Lab Services, to work with IBM System Storage® solutions.
  • IBM PowerHA SystemMirror for i installed on each system.
  • Ensure that the latest PTF have been installed.