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DS8800 Code Bundle Information

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DS8800 Code Bundle Information

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Microcode Release Dates:

Microcode Bundle 86.31.225.0 was released September 27, 2018
Microcode Bundle 86.31.220.0 was released January 29, 2018
Microcode Bundle 86.31.217.0 was released July 21, 2017
Microcode Bundle 86.31.215.0 was released June 23, 2017
Microcode Bundle 86.31.203.0 was released December 2, 2016
Microcode Bundle 86.31.195.0 was released March 31, 2016
Microcode Bundle 86.31.184.0 was released October 30, 2015
Microcode Bundle 86.31.175.0 was released July 31, 2015
Microcode Bundle 86.31.167.0 was released March 31, 2015
Microcode Bundle 86.31.152.0 was released December 24, 2014
Microcode Bundle 86.31.142.0 was released October 3, 2014
Microcode Bundle 86.31.123.0 was released June 27, 2014
Microcode Bundle 86.31.95.1 was released May 1, 2014
Microcode Bundle 86.31.110.0 was released March 30, 2014
Microcode Bundle 86.31.95.0 was released December 13, 2013
Microcode Bundle 86.31.86.0 was released September 30, 2013
Microcode Bundle 86.31.70.0 was released July 2, 2013
Microcode Bundle 86.31.58.0 was released April 4, 2013
Microcode Bundle 86.31.49.0 was released November 17, 2012
Microcode Bundle 86.31.38.0 was released July 13, 2012
Microcode Bundle 86.30.51.0 was released April 20, 2012

 
SECTION 1 - Code Bundle Information
SECTION 2 - Microcode Bundle Release Note Information
SECTION 3 - SDD reference web links
SECTION 4 - IBM CIM Agent for DS Open API Compatibility Matrix link Information
SECTION 5 - SSPC reference web links


SECTION 1
Microcode Feature Information

  

Code bundle DVDs contain the CD images for level(s) indicated in the Table.
Ask your Service Representative if you did not get the current level that matches the code running on the DS8800.
IBM System Storage DS8800 Disk Storage Microcode Bundle Release Note Information


 

R6.3
86.3x.x.x - levels support DS8800 242x model 951
Code bundle(s) 86.30.x.x support the following new functions:

This level provides support for the advanced functions previously announced for the model 951.

The new features supported in this level:
  • Easy Tier support encryption drives
  • Thin Provisioning enhancements to support MGM environments
  • 400GB SSD drives


image  ENUSZG12-0011.pdf


 

R6.2
86.20.x.x - levels support DS8800 242x model 951
Code bundle(s) 86.20.x.x support the following new functions:

This level provides support for the advanced functions previously announced for the model 951.

The new features supported in this level:
  • Easy Tier III
  • I/O Priority Manager for System z
  • Quick Initialization for System z
  • Thin Provisioning enhancements
  • Smart Rebuild
  • Secure Data Overwrite
  • User Interface enhancements


image  ENUSZG11-0282.pdf
image  ENUS111-172.pdf


 

R6.1
86.10.x.x - levels support DS8800 242x model 951
Code bundle(s) 86.10.x.x support the following new functions:

This level provides support for the advanced functions previously announced for the model 951

The new features supported in this level:
  • Easy Tier II
  • I/O Priority Manager
  • Quick Initialization and Thin Provisioning for open systems volumes
  • zOS Distributed Backup
  • Remote Pair FlashCopy
  • Prevent deletion of CKD or FB volumes in use
  • Disable encryption recovery key
  • Rekey data keys of an encryption group
  • zHPF extended distance
  • 8 Gb 4 port host adapters
  • 16 TB maximum LUN size
  • Eight drive SSD install groups
  • Copy Service scope management
  • ITSC password compliant


image  ENUS111-080.PDF
image  ENUS111-081.PDF


 

R6.0
86.0.x.x - levels support DS8800 242x model 951
Code bundle(s) 86.0.x.x support the following new functions:

This is initial microcode release to support DS8800. Features released in 75.1.145.0 and 75.15.38.0 are not supported with this microcode release.


image  ENUS110-213.PDF
image  ENUS110-214.PDF
image  ENUS110-215.PDF
image  ENUS110-216.PDF
image  ENUS110-218.PDF


 

DS8800 Code
Bundle Level
SEA or LMC Version:
Use with dscli ver command
CLI Client Level
on customer workstation
Storage Manager
Code Level
R6.3 SP18 - 86.31.225.0
7.6.31.4250
7.6.31.4250
5.6.31.1418
R6.3 SP17 - 86.31.220.0
7.6.31.4200
7.8.25.15
5.6.31.1415
R6.3 SP16.1 86.31.217.0
7.6.31.4120
7.8.23.87
5.6.31.1407
R6.3 SP16 - 86.31.215.0
7.6.31.4080
7.8.23.87
5.6.31.1405
R6.3 SP15 - 86.31.203.0
7.6.31.3730
7.6.31.3730
5.6.31.1377
R6.3 SP14 - 86.31.195.0
7.6.31.3510
7.6.31.3510
5.6.31.1359
R6.3 SP13 - 86.31.184.0
7.6.31.3210
7.6.31.3210
5.6.31.1338
R6.3 SP12 - 86.31.175.0
7.6.31.3010
7.6.31.3010
5.6.31.1324
R6.3 SP11 - 86.31.167.0
7.6.31.2820
7.6.31.2820
5.6.31.1307
R6.3 SP10 - 86.31.152.0
7.6.31.2440
7.6.31.2440
5.6.31.1284
R6.3 SP 9 - 86.31.142.0
7.6.31.2220
7.6.31.2220
5.6.31.1264
R6.3 SP 8 - 86.31.123.0
7.6.31.1870
7.6.31.1870
5.6.31.1229
R6.3 SP 7 - 86.31.110.0
7.6.31.1500
7.6.31.1500
5.6.31.1182
R6.3 EB* - 86.31.95.1
7.6.31.1151
7.6.31.1150
5.6.31.1151
R6.3 SP 6 - 86.31.95.0
7.6.31.1150
7.6.31.1150
5.6.31.1151
R6.3 SP 5 - 86.31.86.0
7.6.31.930
7.6.31.770
5.6.31.1137
R6.3 SP 4 - 86.31.70.0
7.6.31.630
7.6.31.630
5.6.31.1114
R6.3 SP 3 - 86.31.58.0
7.6.31.320
7.6.31.280
5.6.31.1086
R6.3 SP 2 - 86.31.49.0
7.6.31.166
7.6.31.165
5.6.31.1072
R6.3 SP 1 - 86.31.38.0
7.6.31.103
7.6.31.103
5.6.31.1043
R6.3 SP 1 - 86.31.26.0
7.6.31.103
7.6.31.103
5.6.31.1043
R6.3 GA - 86.30.51.0
7.6.30.160
7.6.30.157
5.6.30.1104
 
DS8800 Code
Bundle Level
SEA or LMC Version:
Use with dscli ver command
CLI Client Level
on customer workstation
Storage Manager
Code Level
86.20.132.0
7.6.20.850
7.6.20.850
5.6.20.1161
86.20.130.0
7.6.20.830
7.6.20.820
5.6.20.1160
86.20.129.0
7.6.20.820
7.6.20.820
5.6.20.1160
86.20.121.0
7.6.20.660
7.6.20.660
5.6.20.1143
86.20.117.0
7.6.20.570
7.6.20.570
5.6.20.1127
86.20.114.0
7.6.20.510
7.6.20.510
5.6.20.1127
86.20.111.0
7.6.20.450
7.6.20.450
5.6.20.1093
86.20.101.0
7.6.20.224
7.6.20.224
5.6.20.1090
86.20.98.0
7.6.20.221
7.6.20.221
5.6.20.1086
 
DS8800 Code
Bundle Level
SEA or LMC Version:
Use with dscli ver command
CLI Client Level
on customer workstation
Storage Manager
Code Level
86.10.157.0
7.6.10.820
7.6.10.820
5.6.1.1521
86.10.154.0
7.6.10.660
7.6.10.660
5.6.1.1509
86.10.151.0
7.6.10.660
7.6.10.660
5.6.1.1468
86.10.143.0
7.6.10.530
7.6.10.530
5.6.1.1467
86.10.139.0
7.6.10.511
7.6.10.511
5.6.1.1467
 
DS8800 Code
Bundle Level
SEA or LMC Version:
Use with dscli ver command
CLI Client Level
on customer workstation
Storage Manager
Code Level
86.0.182.0
6.6.0.345
6.6.0.345
5.6.0.1249
86.0.175.0
6.6.0.335
6.6.0.305
5.6.0.1249
86.0.161.0
6.6.0.313
6.6.0.305
5.6.0.1220


 

Equivalent DS8800 and DS8700 Microcode Bundles
 
Bundle
DS8700 Code
Bundle
86.31.225.0 N/A
86.31.220.0
N/A
86.31.217.0
76.31.190.0
86.31.215.0
76.31.189.0
86.31.203.0
76.31.177.0
86.31.195.0
76.31.169.0
86.31.184.0
76.31.159.0
86.31.175.0
76.31.150.0
86.31.167.0
76.31.143.0
86.31.152.0
76.31.131.0
86.31.142.0
76.31.121.0
86.31.123.0
76.31.105.0
86.31.110.0
76.31.92.0
86.31.95.1
86.31.95.0
76.31.79.0
86.31.86.0
76.31.70.0
86.31.70.0
76.31.55.0
86.31.58.0
76.31.42.0
86.31.49.0
76.31.32.0
86.31.38.0
76.31.17.0
86.31.26.0
76.31.17.0
86.30.51.0
76.30.43.0
 
DS8800 Code
Bundle
DS8700 Code
Bundle
86.20.132.0
76.20.109.0
86.20.130.0
76.20.107.0
86.20.129.0
76.20.106.0
86.20.121.0
76.20.98.0
86.20.117.0
76.20.94.0
86.20.114.0
76.20.90.0
86.20.111.0
76.20.87.0
86.20.101.0
76.20.75.0
86.20.98.0
76.20.71.0
 
DS8800 Code
Bundle
DS8700 Code
Bundle
86.10.157.0
76.10.144.0
86.10.154.0
76.10.141.0
86.10.151.0
76.10.139.0
86.10.143.0
76.10.130.0
86.10.139.1
76.10.122.2
86.10.139.0
76.10.122.0


 

SECTION 2
Microcode Bundle Release Note Information

86.30.x.x levels of Microcode
These levels support all previous DS8000 features in addition to the new features introduced with this level.
86.30.x.x levels of Microcode
These levels support all DS8000 features in addition to these new features
  • Easy Tier support for encryption drives
  • Thin Provisioning enhancements to support MGM environments
  • 400GB SSD Drives

86.31.x.x - Summary Release Notes for all release 6.3 bundles
image  DS8800 Release Notes - 86.31.xx.x Cumulative Summary v19.pdf

86.31.225.0 - New level of code. The fixes in 86.31.225.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 86.31.220.0
image  DS8800 Release Notes - 86.31.225.0 v1.pdf

86.31.220.0 - New level of code. The fixes in 86.31.220.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 86.31.217.0
image  DS8800 Release Notes - 86.31.220.0 v1.pdf

86.31.217.0 - New level of code. The fixes in 86.31.217.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 86.31.203.0
image  DS8800 Release Notes - 86.31.217.0 v1.pdf

86.31.215.0 - New level of code. The fixes in 86.31.215.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 86.31.203.0
image  DS8800 Release Notes - 86.31.215.0 v1.pdf

86.31.203.0 - New level of code. The fixes in 86.31.203.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 86.31.195.0
image  DS8800 Release Notes - 86.31.203.0 v1_0.pdf

86.31.195.0 - New level of code. The fixes in 86.31.195.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 86.31.184.0
image  DS8800 Release Notes - 86.31.195.0 v1.2.pdf

86.31.184.0 - New level of code. The fixes in 86.31.184.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 86.31.175.0
image  DS8800 Release Notes - 86.31.184.0 v1.pdf

86.31.175.0 - New level of code. The fixes in 86.31.175.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 86.31.167.0
image  DS8800 Release Notes - 86.31.175.0 v1.pdf

86.31.167.0 - New level of code. The fixes in 86.31.167.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 86.31.152.0
image  DS8800 Release Notes - 86.31.167.0 v1.pdf

86.31.152.0 - New level of code. The fixes in 86.31.152.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 86.31.142.0
image  DS8800 Release Notes - 86.31.152.0 v1.3.pdf

86.31.142.0 - New level of code. The fixes in 86.31.142.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 86.31.123.0
image  DS8800 Release Notes - 86.31.142.0 v1.1.pdf

86.31.123.0 - New level of code. The fixes in 86.31.123.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 86.31.110.0
image  DS8800 Release Notes - 86.31.123.0 v1.pdf

86.31.110.0 - New level of code. The fixes in 86.31.110.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 86.31.95.0
image  DS8800 Release Notes - 86.31.110.0 v3.pdf

86.31.95.1 - Engineering build level, The fixes in 86.31.95.1 are based on a bridge from bundle 86.31.95.0
The fixes in this bundle are not contained in all future bundles
image  DS8800 Release Notes - 86.31.95.1 v1.pdf

86.31.95.0 - New level of code. The fixes in 86.31.95.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 86.31.86.0
image  DS8800 Release Notes - 86.31.95.0 v2.pdf

86.31.86.0 - New level of code. The fixes in 86.31.86.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 86.31.70.0
image  DS8800 Release Notes - 86.31.86.0 v4.pdf

86.31.70.0 - New level of code. The fixes in 86.31.70.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 86.31.58.0
image  DS8800 Release Notes - 86.31.70.0 v2.pdf

86.31.58.0 - New level of code. The fixes in 86.31.58.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 86.31.49.0
image  DS8800 Release Notes - 86.31.58.0 v3.pdf

86.31.49.0 - New level of code. The fixes in 86.31.49.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 86.31.38.0
image  DS8800 Release Notes - 86.31.49.0 v7.pdf

86.31.38.0 - New level of code. The fixes in are 86.31.38.0 based on a bridge from bundle 86.31.26.0
DDM firmware for the code library only
image  DS8800 Release Notes - 86.31.38.0 v2.pdf

86.31.26.0 - New level of code. The fixes in 86.31.26.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 86.30.51.0
image  DS8800 Release Notes - 86.31.26.0 v3.pdf

86.30.51.0 - New level of code. This is a new release providing new advanced functions for 86.30.x.x.
image  DS8800 Release Notes - 86.30.51.0 v2.pdf


 

86.20.x.x levels of Microcode
These levels support all previous DS8000 features in addition to the new features introduced with this level.
86.20.x.x levels of Microcode
These levels support all DS8000 features in addition to these new features
  • Easy Tier III
  • I/O Priority Manager for System z
  • Thin Provisioning enhancements
  • Secure Data Overwrite
  • Smart Rebuild
  • User Interface Enhancements

86.20.x.x - Summary Release Notes for all release 6.2 bundles
image  DS8800 Release Notes - 86.20.xx.x Cumulative Summary v9.pdf

86.20.132.0 - New level of code. The fixes in 86.20.132.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 86.20.130.0
image  DS8800 Release Notes - 86.20.132.0 v1.pdf

86.20.130.0 - New level of code. The fixes in 86.20.130.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 86.20.121.0
image  DS8800 Release Notes - 86.20.130.0 v2.pdf

86.20.129.0 - This bundle was withdrawn October 1, 2012
image  DS8800 Release Notes - 86.20.129.0 v3.pdf

86.20.121.0 - New level of code. The fixes in 86.20.121.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 86.20.117.0
image  DS8800 Release Notes - 86.20.121.0 v2.pdf

86.20.117.0 - New level of code. The fixes in 86.20.117.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 86.20.114.0
image  DS8800 Release Notes - 86.20.117.0 v1.pdf

86.20.114.0 - New level of code. The fixes in 86.20.114.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 86.20.111.0
image  DS8800 Release Notes - 86.20.114.0 v2.pdf

86.20.111.0 - New level of code. The fixes in 86.20.111.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 86.20.101.0
image  DS8800 Release Notes - 86.20.111.0 v1.pdf

86.20.101.0 - New level of code. The fixes in 86.20.101.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 86.20.98.0
image  DS8800 Release Notes - 86.20.101.0 v2.pdf

86.20.98.0 - New level of code. This is new release providing new advanced functions for 86.20.x.x.
image  DS8800 Release Notes - 86.20.98.0 v2.pdf


 

86.10.x.x levels of Microcode
These levels support all previous DS8000 features in addition to the new features introduced with this level.
86.10.x.x levels of Microcode
These levels support all DS8000 features in addition to these new features
  • Easy Tier II
  • I/O Priority Manager
  • Quick Initialization and Thin Provisioning for open systems volumes
  • Remote Pair FlashCopy
  • Prevent deletion of CKD and FB volumes in use
  • Disable recovery key
  • Rekey data keys of an encryption group
  • zHPF extended distance
  • 8 Gb 4 port host adapters
  • 16 TB maximum LUN size
  • 8 drive install group for Solid State Disk (SSD)
  • Copy Services scope management
  • ITSC password compliant

86.10.x.x - Summary Release Notes for all release 6.1 bundles
image  DS8800 Release Notes - 86.10.xx_.x Cumulative Summary v4.pdf

86.10.157.0 - New level of code. The fixes in 86.10.157.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 86.10.154.0
image  DS8800 Release Notes - 86.10.157.0 v2.pdf

86.10.154.0 - New level of code. The fixes in 86.10.154.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 86.10.151.0
image  DS8800 Release Notes - 86.10.154.0 v1.pdf

86.10.151.0 - New level of code. The fixes in 86.10.151.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 86.10.143.0
image  DS8800 Release Notes - 86.10.151.0 v1.pdf

86.10.143.0 - New level of code. The fixes in 86.10.143.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 86.10.139.0
image  DS8800 Release Notes - 86.10.143.0 v1.pdf

86.10.139.0 - New level of code. This is new release providing new advanced functions for 86.10.x.x.
image  DS8000 Release Notes - 86.10.139.0 v6.pdf


 

86.0.x.x levels of Microcode
These levels do not support all previous DS8000 features.

86.0.x.x levels of Microcode

86.0.182.0 - New level of code. The fixes in 86.0.182.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 86.0.175.0
image  DS8800 Release Notes - 86.0.182.0 v2.pdf

86.0.175.0 - New level of code. The fixes in 86.0.175.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 86.0.161.0
image  DS8800 Release Notes - 86.0.175.0 v1.pdf

86.0.161.0 - New level of code. This is the GA level of release 6.0.
image  DS8800 Release Notes - 86.0.161.0 v2.pdf


 

SECTION 3
Cross Reference for SDD to Microcode Code Bundles.

Please refer to the web links below for all SDD information.
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ssg1S7001350


 

SECTION 4
IBM CIM Agent for DS Open API Compatibility Matrix link Information

Link to Compatibility Information:
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ssg1S1002714

Link to 'IBM CIM Agent for DS Open API FAQ'
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ssg1S1003070

Example of one of many questions answered on the above link:
I heard that the CIM agent is now embedded on the Hardware Master Console (HMC) of the DS8000. How do I use it?


 

SECTION 5
SSPC System Storage Productivity Center Information links

SSPC Overview and Information

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Document Information

Modified date:
20 February 2019

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ssg1S1003740