What's new

The following table lists the dates and nature of updates to the published information of IBM® XIV® Storage System Gen3 in IBM Documentation since January 2015.
Important: As of June 2022, the IBM XIV Management Tools for XIV Storage System is no longer being maintained. This includes the following : XIV Management Tools 4.8.0.6 and lower, XIV XCLI 4.8.0.6 and lower, and IBM Hyper-Scale Manager v1.9.6 and lower. If these utilities are currently being used, it is important to migrate to the latest IBM Hyper-Scale Manager and XCLI Utility for the most up-to-date security patches. These can both be downloaded from Fix Central. For more information about the XCLI Utility, see Release notes for IBM XCLI Utility and Command-line reference. For more information about Hyper-Scale Manager, see Hyper-Scale Manager documentation.
Note: The term documentation includes the complete set of relevant information deliverables in both PDF and HTML format.
Date Nature of updates to the published information
5 July 2022
9 June 2022
16 May 2022
12 May 2022
22 July 2021
  • Seventh edition release notes for IBM Remote Support Proxy utility version 1.3.2.1. This edition adds PXY-235410 as a new known issue.
  • For the PDF version of the release notes, see the release notes PDF publications page.
27 December 2020
27 July 2020
  • Eighth edition release notes for XCLI Utility 5.2.0.
    XCLI Utility no longer supports Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) with 64-bit architecture.
  • For the PDF version of the release notes, see the release notes PDF publications page.
17 March 2020
  • New edition of the IBM Remote Support Proxy utility version 1.3.2.1 User Guide. The new edition includes updates to the Configuring the Remote Support Proxy service section. For the PDF version of this guide, see the PDF publications page.
29 August 2019
31 July 2019
  • Fifth edition release notes for IBM Remote Support Proxy utility version 1.3.2.1. The new edition includes updates in the supported storage systems.
  • New edition of the IBM Remote Support Proxy utility version 1.3.2.1 User Guide. The new edition includes an update in the Configuring the Remote Support Proxy service section.
  • For the PDF version of the release notes, see the release notes PDF publications page.
  • For the PDF version of other relevant publications, see the PDF publications page.
1 August 2018 First edition release notes for IBM XIV Storage System Gen3 version 11.6.2.c.
1 May 2018 Release of the IBM XIV Storage System Gen3 user documentation set for version 11.6.2.b.
20 March 2018 New edition of the Planning Guide.

For the PDF version of the Planning Guide, see the PDF publications page.

21 February 2018
  • Fourth edition release notes for IBM Remote Support Proxy utility version 1.3.2.1. The new edition includes updates in the system requirements and supported storage systems.
  • Third edition release notes for IBM XIV Storage System Gen3 version 11.6.2.a. The following issue has been added to the 11.6.2.a change log: SYS-287670.
  • For the PDF version of the release notes, see the release notes PDF publications page.
30 January 2018 Third edition release notes for IBM XCLI Utility version 5.2. The new edition includes updates in the "Compatibility" section.
1 November 2017 Second edition release notes for IBM XIV Storage System Gen3 version 11.6.2.a. The following issue has been added to the 11.6.2.a known issues:
15 October 2017 New edition of the CLI Reference Guide, including an expanded description of the COMPRESSED_VOLUME_MARGINAL_COMPRESSION event in the vol_transform_create command.
11 August 2017 New edition of the Open API Guide, including a new note added regarding the use of special characters in user names and passwords.
2 August 2017 Third edition release notes for IBM Remote Support Proxy utility version 1.3.2.1. The new edition includes updates in the system requirements and supported storage systems.
1 August 2017 Second edition release notes for IBM XIV Management Tools version 4.8.0.6.
17 July 2017 Release of the IBM XIV Storage System Gen3 user documentation set for version 11.6.2.a, including a new edition of the IBM Hyper-Scale Manager release notes.
16 January 2017
  • Second edition release notes for IBM XIV Storage System Gen3 version 11.6.2. The following issues have been added to the 11.6.2 change log:
    • SYS-281678 (fixed issue)
    • SYS-281984 (fixed issue)
    • SYS-276398 (fixed issue)
    • SYS-283346 (enhancement)
  • Planning information update
  • Added IBM Hyper-Scale Manager 5.1.1 documentation in HTML web-page format, in addition to PDF.
12 December 2016
  • IBM XIV Storage System Gen3 11.6.2 documentation
  • IBM XIV Management Tools 4.8.0.4 release notes
8 November 2016
  • IBM Hyper-Scale Manager 5.1 documentation (PDF only)
  • IBM Remote Support Proxy 1.3.2.1 release notes
23 September 2016
  • Third edition release notes for IBM XIV Storage System Gen3 version 11.6.1.a.
26 July 2016
  • Planning information updates
14 July 2016
  • IBM XIV Management Tools 4.8.0.3 release notes
28 April 2016
  • IBM XIV Management Tools 4.8.0.2 release notes
30 March 2016
  • IBM XIV Storage System Gen3 11.6.1.a release notes
  • IBM XIV Management Tools 4.8.0.1 release notes
22 December 2015
  • IBM XIV Management Tools 4.8 documentation
  • IBM Hyper-Scale Manager 1.9 documentation
4 December 2015
  • IBM XIV Storage System Gen3 11.6.1 documentation
  • Planning information for the new 281x-314 XIV model
27 September 2015
  • IBM XIV Management Tools 4.7 documentation
  • IBM Hyper-Scale Manager 1.8 documentation
25 September 2015
  • IBM XIV Storage System Gen3 11.4.2.e release notes
27 August 2015
  • IBM XIV Storage System Gen3 11.5.2 release notes
25 June 2015
  • IBM XIV Management Tools 4.6.0.1 release notes
  • IBM XIV Management Tools 4.5.0.2 release notes
4 June 2015
  • New organization of the XIV Gen3 main topics on the table of contents
  • IBM XIV Storage System Gen3 11.6 documentation
  • IBM XIV Management Tools 4.6 documentation
  • IBM Hyper-Scale Manager 1.7 documentation
8 May 2015
  • IBM XIV Management Tools 4.5.0.1 release notes
30 April 2015
  • IBM XIV Storage System Gen3 11.4.2.d release notes
2 April 2015
  • IBM XIV Storage System Gen3 11.5.1.b release notes
13 March 2015
  • IBM XIV Management Tools 4.5 documentation
  • IBM Hyper-Scale Manager 1.6 documentation
18 February 2015
  • IBM XIV Storage System Gen3 release notes for the following versions:
    • 11.5.1.a
    • 11.4.2.c
  • IBM XIV Management Tools 4.4.1.1 release notes
  • IBM Hyper-Scale Manager 1.5.1.33 release notes
12 February 2015
  • IBM XIV Storage System Gen3 11.5.1 documentation