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DS8880 Code Bundle Information

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Abstract

DS8880 Code Bundle Information contains details of which fixes were included in each microcode bundle, associated client component code levels, and the new functions supported by each release.

Content

Microcode Release Dates:
 
Microcode Bundle 88.59.42.0 Service Pack 12 was released November 1, 2022
Microcode Bundle 88.59.36.0 Service Pack 11 was released June 24, 2022
Microcode Bundle 88.59.28.0 Service Pack 10.2 was released April 7, 2022
Microcode Bundle 88.59.21.0 Service Pack 10.1 was released November 30, 2021
Microcode Bundle 88.59.19.0 Service Pack 10 was released October 28, 2021
Microcode Bundle 88.59.12.0 Service Pack 9.1 was released September 24, 2021
Microcode Bundle 88.59.8.0 Service Pack 9 was released July 30, 2021
Microcode Bundle 88.58.3.0 Service Pack 8 was released March 29, 2021
Microcode Bundle 88.57.8.0 Service Pack 7 was released November 11, 2020
Microcode Bundle 88.56.9.0 Service Pack 6 was released August 7, 2020
Microcode Bundle 88.55.9.2 Service Pack 5.2 was released August 14, 2020
Microcode Bundle 88.55.9.1 Service Pack 5.1 was released July 15, 2020
Microcode Bundle 88.55.9.0 Service Pack 5 was released April 1, 2020
Microcode Bundle 88.54.37.0 Service Pack 4.1 was released November 21, 2019
Microcode Bundle 88.54.31.0 Service Pack 4 was released September 30, 2019
Microcode Bundle 88.53.15.0 Service Pack 3.2 was released October 31, 2019
Microcode Bundle 88.53.5.0 Service Pack 3 was released June 21, 2019
Microcode Bundle 88.52.23.1 Service Pack 2.2 was released June 25, 2019
Microcode Bundle 88.52.23.0 Service Pack 2.1 was released April 22, 2019
Microcode Bundle 88.52.21.0 Service Pack 2 was released April 15, 2019
Microcode Bundle 88.51.53.0 Service Pack 1.1 was released February 26, 2019
Microcode Bundle 88.51.49.0 Service Pack 1 was released December 7, 2018
Microcode Bundle 88.50.184.0 R8.5 GA2 was released September 28, 2018
Microcode Bundle 88.50.176.0 R8.5 GA was released September 7, 2018

Microcode Bundle 88.42.8.0 Service Pack 1.1 was released March 14, 2019
Microcode Bundle 88.42.7.0 Service Pack 2 was released March 1, 2019
Microcode Bundle 88.41.5.0 Service Pack 1 was released November 7, 2018
Microcode Bundle 88.40.62.0 R8.4 GA was released July 18, 2018

Microcode Bundle 88.33.46.0 Service Pack 3.3 was released August 29, 2018
Microcode Bundle 88.33.41.0 Service Pack 3.2 was released May 22, 2018
Microcode Bundle 88.33.35.0 Service Pack 3.1 was released April 9, 2018
Microcode Bundle 88.33.34.0 Service Pack 3 was released March 30, 2018
Microcode Bundle 88.31.55.0 Service Pack 1.4 was released July 19, 2018
Microcode Bundle 88.31.51.0 Service Pack 1.3 was released April 23, 2018
Microcode Bundle 88.31.49.0 Service Pack 1.1 was released March 1, 2018
Microcode Bundle 88.31.46.0 Service Pack 1 was released January 12, 2018
Microcode Bundle 88.30.145.0 R8.3 GA2.1 was released February 23, 2018
Microcode Bundle 88.30.141.0 R8.3 GA2 was released November 9, 2017
Microcode Bundle 88.30.137.0 R8.3 GA was released September 25, 2017
Microcode Bundle 88.30.136.0 R8.3 GA was released September 9, 2017

Microcode Bundle 88.25.8.0 Service Pack 5.1 was released February 14, 2018
Microcode Bundle 88.24.6.0 Service Pack 4.1 was released November 7, 2017
Microcode Bundle 88.23.27.0 Service Pack 3.2 was released August 25, 2017
Microcode Bundle 88.23.20.0 Service Pack 3.1 was released June 27, 2017
Microcode Bundle 88.23.18.0 Service Pack 3 was released June 9, 2017
Microcode Bundle 88.22.34.0 Service Pack 2.1 was released April 5, 2017
Microcode Bundle 88.22.33.0 Service Pack 2 was released March 22, 2017
Microcode Bundle 88.20.112.0 R8.2 GA was released December 9, 2016

Microcode Bundle 88.11.45.0 Service Pack  3 was released March 30, 2017
Microcode Bundle 88.11.32.0 Service Pack 2 was released December 14, 2016
Microcode Bundle 88.11.25.0 Service Pack 1.2 was released September 16, 2016
Microcode Bundle 88.11.21.0 Service Pack 1.1 was released August 12, 2016
Microcode Bundle 88.11.18.0 Service Pack 1 was released July 31, 2016
Microcode Bundle 88.10.112.0 R8.1 GA was released June 9, 2016

Microcode Bundle 88.1.54.0 Service Pack 3 was released December 13, 2016
Microcode Bundle 88.1.40.0 Service Pack 2 was released July 31, 2016
Microcode Bundle 88.1.26.0 Service Pack 1.2 was released May 10, 2016
Microcode Bundle 88.1.23.0 R8.01 GA++ was released April 13, 2016
Microcode Bundle 88.1.22.0 R8.01 GA+ was released March 30, 2016
Microcode Bundle 88.1.17.0 was R8.01 GA released March 3, 2016
Microcode Bundle 88.0.x.x R8.0 GA was released December 8, 2015

 
SECTION 1 - Microcode Feature Information
SECTION 2 - Microcode Bundle Information
SECTION 3 - Microcode Release Note Information
SECTION 4 - DSCLI, STAT tool and HMTU utility download Information
SECTION 5 - IBM CIM Agent for DS Open API Compatibility Matrix link Information


SECTION 1
Microcode Feature Information

  

CD-ROM code bundle contains the CDs indicated 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 DS8880.
IBM System Storage DS8880 Disk Storage Microcode Bundle Release Note Information


 

R8.5
88.50.x.x - levels support DS8880 283x/533x models 980 / 981 / 982 / 983 / 984 / 985 / 986 / 988
Code bundle(s) 88.50.x.x support the following new functions:

This level provides support for all advanced functions previously announced for 283x and 533x 98x.

The new features supported in this level:
  • DS8882F 16U rack-mounted Model 983
  • Thin provisioning enhancements
  • Safeguarded Copy for logical protection
  • Data encryption support for transparent cloud tiering
  • Transparent cloud tiering support for Global Mirror and Metro Global Mirror
  • Remote Code Load default for all DS8880/DS8880F models after Dec 31, 2018


image  ENUS118-065
image  ENUS118-066


 

R8.4
88.40.x.x - levels support DS8880 283x/533x models 980 / 981 / 982 / 984 / 985 / 986 / 988
Code bundle(s) 88.40.x.x support the following new functions:

This level provides support for all advanced functions previously announced for 283x and 533x 98x.

The new features supported in this level:
  • High-capacity 7.68 TB flash drives
  • Enablement of FlashCopy in transparent cloud tiering
  • Containers support for IBM Storage


image  ENUSZG18-0065
image  ENUSZG18-0066
image  ENUSZG18-0067


 

R8.3
88.30.x.x - levels support DS8880 283x/533x models 980 / 981 / 982 / 984 / 985 / 986 / 988
Code bundle(s) 88.30.x.x support the following new functions:

This level provides support for all advanced functions previously announced for 283x and 533x 98x.

The new features supported in this level:
  • Cascading FlashCopy
  • 10Gb Ethernet for Transparent Cloud Tiering
  • Support for High-Capacity Tier-1 3.8 TB Flash Drives
  • RAID-6 default for all storage types, RAID-10 configurable
  • DS GUI improvements
  • Integrated EasyTier reporting
  • Reporting and monitoring for FlashCopy, Mirroring and Mirroring paths
  • Advanced provisioning for IBM Z and IBM i volumes
  • DS8870 Enterprise Configuration model conversion to DS8880 models 985, 986
  • zHyperLink Read support for DS8884 12-Core, DS8886 16 or 24-Core, and DS8888 systems.


image  ENUS117-062
image  ENUS118-033


 

R8.2
88.20.x.x - levels support DS8880 283x/533x models 980 / 981 / 982 / 984 / 985 / 986 / 988
Code bundle(s) 88.20.x.x support the following new functions:

This level provides support for all advanced functions previously announced for 283x 98x.

The new features supported in this level:
  • Support for new hardware models
    • DS8884 Model 984 with its associated DS8884 Expansion Unit Model 84E
    • DS8886 Model 985 with its associated DS8886 Expansion Unit Model 85E
    • DS8886 Model 986 with its associated DS8886 Expansion Unit Model 86E
  • High Performance Flash Enclosure Gen2 support
  • Support for 1.6 TB and 3.2 TB Flash Cards
  • RAID 6 default for all storage types
  • Improved FICON IU pacing
  • Thin Provisioning enhancements
  • Configurable HMC firewall
  • Customer-defined digital certificates for authentication


image  ENUS116-097
image  ENUS116-098
image  ENUS116-099
image  ENUS116-100


 

R8.1
88.10.x.x - levels support DS8880 283x model 980 / 981 / 982
Code bundle(s) 88.10.x.x support the following new functions:

This level provides support for all advanced functions previously announced for 283x 98x.

The new features supported in this level:
  • Super PAV support
  • DS8888 All Flash model 982 support
  • Embedded Copy Services Manager server on HMCs
  • Support for 1.8 TB 10K and 6 TB 7.2K SAS drives
  • RAID-10 support for High Performance Flash arrays
  • Support for DS8886 and DS8888 with Three phase power
  • Support for volume creation using small (16 MB) extents
  • Support for Extent Space Efficient thin provisioned CKD volumes
  • CKD Thin provisioning support for FlashCopy targets on DS8884 and DS8886
  • Support for small extent FB and CKD volumes as FlashCopy targets on DS8884 and DS8886
  • Security enhancements - KMIP, Customer signed certificates, rsyslog audit log support


image  ENUS116-043
image  ENUS116-047
image  ENUS116-055


 

R8.0
88.0.x.x - levels support DS8880 283x model 980 / 981
Code bundle(s) 88.0.x.x support the following new functions:

This level provides support for all advanced functions previously announced for 242x 961.

The new features supported in this level:
  • DS8886 Model 981 and Model 98E Expansion Unit
  • DS8884 Model 980 and Model 98B Expansion Unit
  • IBM POWER8-based processors
  • Scalable system memory and process cores in the controllers
  • Repackage rack power system
  • Improved I/O enclosure pairs
  • Reduced 19-inch rack footprint
  • Small form factor hardware management console (HMC)


image  ENUS115-138.
image  ENUS115-139


 

SECTION 2
Microcode Bundle Information - details of the code levels for all of the components included each microcode bundle.

 

Release 8.5

DS8880
Bundle
SEA or LMC Version
DSCLI Client
Heat Map Transfer Utility
Storage Manager
Copy Services Manager
88.59.42.0 7.8.59.158 7.8.59.158 7.8.59.158 5.8.59.1066 6.3.2
88.59.36.0 7.8.59.121 7.8.59.121 7.8.59.121 5.8.59.1056 6.3.2
88.59.28.0 7.8.59.88 7.8.59.64 7.8.59.64 5.8.59.1034 6.3.0
88.59.21.0 7.8.59.68 7.8.59.64 7.8.59.64 5.8.59.1025 6.3.0
88.59.19.0 7.8.59.64 7.8.59.64 7.8.59.64 5.8.59.1023 6.3.0
88.59.12.0 7.8.59.42 7.8.59.22 7.8.59.22 5.8.59.1015 6.2.12
88.59.8.0 7.8.59.22 7.8.59.22 7.8.59.22 5.8.59.1010 6.2.12
88.58.3.0 7.8.58.11 7.8.58.11 7.8.58.11 5.8.58.1004 6.2.10
88.57.8.0 7.8.57.18 7.8.57.18 7.8.57.18 5.8.57.1008 6.2.9.1
88.56.9.0 7.8.56.30 7.8.56.30 7.8.56.30 5.8.56.1010 6.2.8
88.55.9.2 7.8.55.24 7.8.55.22 7.8.55.22 5.8.55.1010 6.2.7
88.55.9.1 7.8.55.23 7.8.55.22 7.8.55.22 5.8.55.1010 6.2.7
88.55.9.0 7.8.55.22 7.8.55.22 7.8.55.22 5.8.55.1010 6.2.7
88.54.37.0 7.8.54.91 7.8.54.77 7.8.54.77 5.8.54.1041 6.2.6
88.54.31.0 7.8.54.77 7.8.54.77 7.8.54.77 5.8.54.1035 6.2.6
88.53.15.0 7.8.53.45 7.8.53.35 7.8.53.35 5.8.53.1020 6.2.6
88.53.5.0 7.8.53.19 7.8.53.19 7.8.53.19 5.8.53.1007 6.2.4
88.52.23.1 7.8.52.77 7.8.52.76 7.8.52.76 5.8.52.1031 6.2.4
88.52.23.0 7.8.52.76 7.8.52.76 7.8.52.76 5.8.52.1031 6.2.4
88.52.21.0 7.8.52.70 7.8.52.70 7.8.52.70 5.8.52.1029 6.2.4
88.51.53.0 7.8.51.159 7.8.51.159 7.8.51.159 5.8.51.1060 6.2.4
88.51.49.0 7.8.51.148 7.8.51.148 7.8.51.148 5.8.51.1055 6.2.3
88.50.184.0 7.8.50.497 7.8.50.497 7.8.50.497 5.8.50.1230 6.2.3
88.50.176.0
7.8.50.482
7.8.50.482
7.8.50.482
5.8.50.1222
6.2.2.1


 

Release 8.4

DS8880
Bundle
SEA or LMC Version
DSCLI Client
Heat Map Transfer Utility
Storage Manager
Copy Services Manager
88.42.8.0 7.8.42.26 7.8.42.24 7.8.42.24 5.8.42.1013 6.2.2.1
88.42.7.0 7.8.42.24 7.8.42.24 7.8.42.24 5.8.42.1011 6.2.2.1
88.41.5.0 7.8.41.14 7.8.41.14 7.8.41.14 5.8.41.1006 6.2.2.1
88.40.62.0
7.8.40.180
7.8.40.180
7.8.40.180
5.8.40.1076
6.2.2


 

Release 8.3

DS8880
Bundle
SEA or LMC Version
DSCLI Client
Heat Map Transfer Utility
Storage Manager
Copy Services Manager
88.33.46.0
7.8.33.144
7.8.40.180
7.8.33.144
5.8.33.1059
6.2.2
88.33.41.0
7.8.33.131
7.8.33.131
7.8.33.131
5.8.33.1053
6.2.2
88.33.35.0
7.8.33.113
7.8.33.113
7.8.33.113
5.8.33.1045
6.2.2
88.33.34.0
7.8.33.111
7.8.33.111
7.8.33.111
5.8.33.1044
6.2.2
88.31.55.0
7.8.31.147
7.8.40.180
7.8.31.147
5.8.31.1062
6.2.1
88.31.51.0
7.8.31.139
7.8.33.113
7.8.31.139
5.8.31.1057
6.2.1
88.31.49.0
7.8.31.135
7.8.31.126
7.8.31.126
5.8.31.1055
6.2.1
88.31.46.0
7.8.31.126
7.8.31.126
7.8.31.126
5.8.31.1052
6.2.1
88.30.145.0
7.8.30.490
7.8.30.470
7.8.30.470
5.8.30.1183
6.2.0
88.30.141.0
7.8.30.481
7.8.30.470
7.8.30.470
5.8.30.1178
6.2.0
88.30.137.0
7.8.30.473
7.8.30.473
7.8.30.473
5.8.30.1174
6.2.0
88.30.136.0
7.8.30.470
7.8.30.470
7.8.30.470
5.8.30.1173
6.2.0


 

Release 8.2

DS8880
Bundle
SEA or LMC Version
DSCLI Client
STAT Tool Level
Heat Map Transfer Utility
Storage Manager
Copy Services Manager
88.25.8.0
7.8.25.17
7.8.25.15
7.8.25.15
7.8.25.15
5.8.25.1008
6.1.5
88.24.6.0
7.8.24.14
7.8.24.11
7.8.24.11
7.8.24.11
5.8.24.1007
6.1.5
88.23.27.0
7.8.23.114
7.8.23.91
7.8.23.114
7.8.23.114
5.8.23.1039
6.1.5
88.23.20.0
7.8.23.91
7.8.23.91
7.8.23.91
7.8.23.91
5.8.23.1032
6.1.5
88.23.18.0
7.8.23.87
7.8.23.87
7.8.23.87
7.8.23.87
5.8.23.1030
6.1.5
88.22.34.0
7.8.22.87
7.8.22.87
7.8.22.87
7.8.22.87
5.8.22.1036
6.1.5
88.22.33.0
7.8.22.85
7.8.22.85
7.8.22.85
7.8.22.85
5.8.22.1034
6.1.4
88.20.112.0
7.8.20.280
7.8.20.280
7.8.20.280
7.8.20.280
5.8.20.1119
6.1.4


 

Release 8.1

DS8880
Bundle
SEA or LMC Version
DSCLI Client
STAT Tool Level
Heat Map Transfer Utility
Storage Manager
Copy Services Manager
88.11.45.0
7.8.11.125
7.8.11.125
7.8.11.125
7.8.11.125
5.8.11.1052
6.1.3
88.11.32.0
7.8.11.83
7.8.11.83
7.8.11.83
7.8.11.83
5.8.11.1037
6.1.3
88.11.25.0
7.8.11.58
7.8.11.58
7.8.11.58
7.8.11.58
5.8.11.1029
6.1.3
88.11.21.0
7.8.11.49
7.8.11.49
7.8.11.49
7.8.11.49
5.8.11.1024
6.1.3
88.11.18.0
7.8.11.43
7.8.11.43
7.8.10.393
7.8.11.43
5.8.11.1021
6.1.3
88.10.112.0
7.8.10.393
7.8.10.393
7.8.10.393
7.8.10.393
5.8.10.1167
6.1.1.2


 

Release 8.0

DS8880
Bundle
SEA or LMC Version
DSCLI Client
STAT Tool Level
Heat Map Transfer Utility
Storage Manager
88.1.54.0
7.8.1.133
7.8.1.133
7.8.1.133
7.8.1.133
5.8.1.1060
88.1.40.0
7.8.1.95
7.8.1.95
7.8.1.95
7.8.1.95
5.8.1.1042
88.1.26.0
7.8.1.62
7.8.1.62
7.8.1.62
7.8.1.62
5.8.1.1029
88.1.23.0
7.8.1.53
7.8.1.53
7.8.1.53
7.8.1.53
5.8.1.1025
88.1.22.0
7.8.1.51
7.8.1.51
7.8.1.51
7.8.1.51
5.8.1.1024
88.1.17.0
7.8.1.41
7.8.1.41
7.8.1.41
7.8.1.41
5.8.1.1019
88.0.153.0 1
7.8.0.424
7.8.0.424
7.8.0.424
7.8.0.424
5.8.0.1304
88.0.151.0 2
7.8.0.418
7.8.0.418
7.8.0.418
7.8.0.418
5.8.0.1302

Note 1: This code level applies to the DS8884 Business Class, 283x-980
Note 2: This code level applies to the DS8886 Enterprise Class, 283x-981


SECTION 3
Microcode Release Note Information - details of the fixes provided in each microcode bundle

88.x.x.x levels of Microcode
These levels support all previous DS8000 features in addition to the new features introduced with this level.
 

88.5.x.x levels of Microcode
These levels support all previously announced DS8000 features in addition to these new features
  • DS8882F 16U rack-mounted Model 983
  • Thin provisioning enhancements
  • Safeguarded Copy for logical protection
  • Data encryption support for transparent cloud tiering
  • Transparent cloud tiering support for Global Mirror and Metro Global Mirror
  • Remote Code Load default for all DS8880/DS8880F models after Dec 31, 2018

88.50.x.x Summary Release Note for all 88.50.x.x releases
image  DS8880 Release Notes - 88.50.x.x Cumulative Summary v12.1 

88.59.42.0 New level of code. The fixes in 88.59.42.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 88.59.36.0
image  DS8880 Release Notes - 88.59.42.0 v1.1

88.59.36.0 Superseded level of code. The fixes in 88.59.36.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 88.59.28.0
image  DS8880 Release Notes - 88.59.36.0

88.59.28.0 New level of code. The fixes in 88.59.28.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 88.59.21.0
image  DS8880 Release Notes - 88.59.28.0

88.59.21.0 New level of code. The fixes in 88.59.21.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 88.59.19.0
image  DS8880 Release Notes - 88.59.21.0

88.59.19.0 New level of code. The fixes in 88.59.19.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 88.59.8.0
image  DS8880 Release Notes - 88.59.19.0

88.59.12.0 New level of code. The fixes in 88.59.12.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 88.59.8.0
image  DS8880 Release Notes - 88.59.12.0

88.59.8.0 Superseded level of code. The fixes in 88.59.8.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 88.58.3.0
image  DS8880 Release Notes - 88.59.8.0

88.58.3.0 New level of code. The fixes in 88.58.3.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 88.57.8.0
image  DS8880 Release Notes - 88.58.3.0

88.57.8.0 New level of code. The fixes in 88.57.8.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 88.56.9.0
image  DS8880 Release Notes - 88.57.8.0

88.56.9.0 New level of code. The fixes in 88.56.9.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 88.55.9.0
image  DS8880 Release Notes - 88.56.9.0

88.55.9.2 New level of code. The fixes in 88.55.9.2 are based on a bridge from bundle 88.55.9.1
image  DS8880 Release Notes - 88.55.9.2

88.55.9.1 New level of code. The fixes in 88.55.9.1 are based on a bridge from bundle 88.55.9.0
image  DS8880 Release Notes - 88.55.9.1

88.55.9.0 New level of code. The fixes in 88.55.9.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 88.54.37.0
image  DS8880 Release Notes - 88.55.9.0 v1.4 

88.54.37.0 New level of code. The fixes in 88.54.37.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 88.54.31.0
image  DS8880 Release Notes - 88.54.37.0

88.54.31.0 New level of code. The fixes in 88.54.31.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 88.53.5.0
image  DS8880 Release Notes - 88.54.31.0

88.53.15.0 New level of code. The fixes in 88.53.15.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 88.53.5.0
image  DS8880 Release Notes - 88.53.15.0

88.53.5.0 New level of code. The fixes in 88.53.5.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 88.52.23.0
image  DS8880 Release Notes - 88.53.5.0 v1.1

88.52.23.1 New level of code. The fixes in 88.52.23.1 are based on a bridge from bundle 88.52.23.0
image  DS8880 Release Notes - 88.52.23.1 v1.1

88.52.23.0 New level of code. The fixes in 88.52.23.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 88.52.21.0
image  DS8880 Release Notes - 88.52.23.0

88.52.21.0 New level of code. The fixes in 88.52.21.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 88.51.53.0
image  DS8880 Release Notes - 88.52.21.0 v.1.1

88.51.53.0 New level of code. The fixes in 88.51.53.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 88.51.49.0
image  DS8880 Release Notes - 88.51.53.0 v1.1

88.51.49.0 New level of code. The fixes in 88.51.49.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 88.50.184.0
image  DS8880 Release Notes - 88.51.49.0

88.50.184.0 New code release. This is the release 8.5 GA2 level for DS8884, DS8886, and DS8888
image  DS8880 Release Notes - 88.50.184.0

88.50.176.0 New code release. This is the release 8.5 GA level for DS8884, DS8886, and DS8888
image  DS8880 Release Notes - 88.50.176.0


 

88.4.x.x levels of Microcode
These levels support all previously announced DS8000 features in addition to these new features

  • High-capacity 7.68 TB flash drives
  • Enablement of FlashCopy in transparent cloud tiering
  • Containers support for IBM Storage

88.40.x.x Summary Release Note for all 88.40.x.x releases
image  DS8880 Release Notes - 88.40.x.x Cumulative Summary v2.1

88.42.8.0 New level of code. The fixes in 88.42.8.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 88.41.5.0
image  DS8880 Release Notes - 88.42.8.0

88.42.7.0 Superseded level of code. The fixes in 88.42.7.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 88.41.5.0
image  DS8880 Release Notes - 88.42.7.0

88.41.5.0 New level of code. The fixes in 88.41.5.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 88.40.62.0
image  DS8880 Release Notes - 88.41.5.0

88.40.62.0 New code release. This is the release 8.4 GA level for DS8884, DS8886, and DS8888
image  DS8880 Release Notes - 88.40.62.0 


 

88.3.x.x levels of Microcode
These levels supports all previously announced DS8000 features in addition to these new features
  • Cascading FlashCopy
  • Transparent Cloud Tiering
  • Support for High-Capacity Tier-1 3.8 TB Flash Drives
  • RAID-6 default for all storage types, RAID-10 configurable
  • DS GUI improvements
    • Integrated EasyTier reporting
    • Reporting and monitoring for FlashCopy, Mirroring and Mirroring paths
    • Advanced provisioning for IBM Z and IBM i volumes
  • DS8870 Enterprise Configuration model conversion to DS8880 models 985, 986
  • zHyperLink support for DS8886 models with 16-Core and 128 GB or 256 GB system memory

88.30.x.x Summary Release Note for all 88.30.x.x releases
image  DS8880 Release Notes - 88.30.x.x Cumulative Summary v2.4.1

88.33.46.0 New level of code. The fixes in 88.33.46.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 88.33.41.0
image  DS8880 Release Notes - 88.33.46.0 v1.1

88.33.41.0 New level of code. The fixes in 88.33.41.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 88.33.35.0
image  DS8880 Release Notes - 88.33.41.0 v1

88.33.35.0 New level of code. The fixes in 88.33.35.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 88.33.34.0
image  DS8880 Release Notes - 88.33.35.0 v1

88.33.34.0 New level of code. The fixes in 88.33.34.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 88.31.49.0
image  DS8880 Release Notes - 88.33.34.0 v1

88.31.55.0 New level of code. The fixes in 88.31.55.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 88.31.51.0
image  DS8880 Release Notes - 88.31.55.0 v1

88.31.51.0 New level of code. The fixes in 88.31.51.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 88.31.49.0
image  DS8880 Release Notes - 88.31.51.0 v1

88.31.49.0 New level of code. The fixes in 88.31.49.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 88.31.46.0
image  DS8880 Release Notes - 88.31.49.0 v1.1

88.31.46.0 New level of code. The fixes in 88.31.46.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 88.30.141.0
image  DS8880 Release Notes - 88.31.46.0 v1.1

88.30.145.0 New code release. This is the release 8.3 GA2.1 level for DS8884, DS8886, and DS8888
image  DS8880 Release Notes - 88.30.145.0 v1

88.30.141.0 New code release. This is the release 8.3 GA2 level for DS8884, DS8886, and DS8888
image  DS8880 Release Notes - 88.30.141.0 v1.1

88.30.137.0 New code release. This is the release 8.3 GA level for DS8884, DS8886, and DS8888
image  DS8880 Release Notes - 88.30.137.0 v1.2

88.30.136.0 Superseded release 8.3 GA level
image  DS8880 Release Notes - 88.30.136.0

 
 

88.2.x.x levels of Microcode
These levels supports all previously announced DS8000 features in addition to these new features
  • Support for new hardware models
    • DS8884 Model 984 with its associated DS8884 Expansion Unit Model 84E
    • DS8886 Model 985 with its associated DS8886 Expansion Unit Model 85E
    • DS8886 Model 986 with its associated DS8886 Expansion Unit Model 86E
  • High Performance Flash Enclosure Gen2 support
  • Support for 1.6 TB and 3.2 TB Flash Cards
  • RAID 6 default for all storage types
  • Improved FICON IU pacing
  • Thin Provisioning enhancements
  • Configurable HMC firewall
  • Customer-defined digital certificates for authentication
  • Unified DSCLI version

88.20.x.x Summary Release Note for all 88.20.x.x releases
image  DS8880 Release Notes - 88.20.x.x Cumulative Summary v5.3

88.25.8.0 New level of code. The fixes in 88.25.8.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 88.24.6.0
image  DS8880 Release Notes - 88.25.8.0.v1

88.24.6.0 New level of code. The fixes in 88.24.6.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 88.23.27.0
image  DS8880 Release Notes - 88.24.6.0.v1.1

88.23.27.0 New level of code. The fixes in 88.23.27.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 88.23.20.0
image  DS8880 Release Notes - 88.23.27.0.v1

88.23.20.0 New level of code. The fixes in 88.23.20.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 88.23.18.0
image  DS8880 Release Notes - 88.23.20.0.v1

88.23.18.0 New level of code. The fixes in 88.23.18.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 88.22.34.0
image  DS8880 Release Notes - 88.23.18.0.v1.1

88.22.34.0 New level of code. The fixes in 88.22.34.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 88.22.33.0
image  DS8880 Release Notes - 88.22.34.0.v1

88.22.33.0 New level of code. The fixes in 88.22.33.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 88.20.112.0
image  DS8880 Release Notes - 88.22.33.0.v1.2

88.20.112.0 New code release. This is the release 8.2 GA level for DS8884, DS8886, and DS8888
image  DS8880 Release Notes - 88.20.112.0

 
 

88.10.x.x levels of Microcode
These levels supports all previously announced DS8000 features in addition to these new features
• Super PAV support
• DS8888 All Flash model 982 support
• Embedded Copy Services Manager server on HMCs
• Support for 1.8 TB 10K and 6 TB 7.2K SAS drives
• RAID-10 support for High Performance Flash arrays
• Support for DS8886 and DS8888 with Three phase power
• Support for volume creation using small (16 MB) extents
• Support for Extent Space Efficient thin provisioned CKD volumes
• CKD Thin provisioning support for FlashCopy targets on DS8884 and DS8886
• Support for small extent FB and CKD volumes as FlashCopy targets on DS8884 and DS8886
• Security enhancements - KMIP, Customer signed certificates, rsyslog audit log support

88.10.x.x Summary Release Note for all 88.10.x.x releases
image  DS8880 Release Notes - 88.10.x.x Cumulative Summary v4.1

88.11.45.0 New level of code. The fixes in 88.11.45.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 88.11.32.0
image  DS8880 Release Notes - 88.11.45.0 v1.1

88.11.32.0 New level of code. The fixes in 88.11.32.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 88.11.25.0
image  DS8880 Release Notes - 88.11.32.0 v1.3

88.11.25.0 New level of code. The fixes in 88.11.25.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 88.11.21.0
image  DS8880 Release Notes - 88.11.25.0 v1.1

88.11.21.0 New code release. This is the release 8.1.1 GA+ level for DS8884, DS8886, and DS8888
image  DS8880 Release Notes - 88.11.21.0 v1.1

88.11.18.0 Superseded code release. This is the release 8.1.1 GA level for DS8884, DS8886, and DS8888
image  DS8880 Release Notes - 88.11.18.0 v1

88.10.112.0 New code release. This is the release 8.1 GA level for DS8884, DS8886, and DS8888
image  DS8880 Release Notes - 88.10.112.0


 

88.0.x.x levels of Microcode
These levels supports all previously announced DS8000 features in addition to these new features
• DS8886 Model 981 and Model 98E Expansion Unit
• DS8884 Model 980 and Model 98B Expansion Unit
• IBM POWER8-based processors
• Scalable system memory and process cores in the controllers
• Repackage rack power system
• Improved I/O enclosure pairs
• Reduced 19-inch rack footprint
• Small form factor hardware management console (HMC)

88.0.x.x Summary Release Note for all 88.0.x.x releases
image  DS8880 Release Notes - 88.0.xx.x Cumulative Summary v3.2

88.1.54.0 - New level of code. The fixes in 88.1.54.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 88.1.40.0
image  DS8880 Release Notes - 88.1.54.0 v1

88.1.40.0 - New level of code. The fixes in 88.1.40.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 88.1.26.0
image  DS8880 Release Notes - 88.1.40.0 v1

88.1.26.0 - New level of code. The fixes in 88.1.26.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 88.1.23.0
image  DS8880 Release Notes - 88.1.26.0 v1

88.1.23.0 - New level of code. The fixes in 88.1.23.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 88.1.22.0
image  DS8880 Release Notes - 88.1.23.0 v1

88.1.22.0 - New level of code. The fixes in 88.1.22.0 are based on a bridge from bundle 88.0.151.0 or 88.0.153.0
image  DS8880 Release Notes - 88.1.22.0 v1.2

88.0.153.0 - New code release. This is the GA level of release 8.0 for Business Class DS8884
image  DS8880 Release Notes - 88.0.153.0

88.0.151.0 - New code release. This is the GA level of release 8.0 for Enterprise Class DS8886
image  DS8880 Release Notes - 88.0.151.0

 


SECTION 4
IBM DSCLI, STAT Tool, Heat Map Transfer Utility and other user software download Information
Link to Fix Central
https://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/
DSCLI Downloads
STAT Tools Downloads
Heat Map Transfer Utility Downloads


SECTION 5
IBM CIM Agent for DS Open API Compatibility Matrix link Information
Link to Compatibility Information:
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=1118&context=STC4NKB&dc=DB500&uid=ssg1S1002714&loc=en_US&cs=utf-8&lang=en

Link to 'IBM CIM Agent for DS Open API FAQ'
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=1118&context=STC4NKB&dc=DB500&uid=ssg1S1003070&loc=en_US&cs=utf-8&lang=en

 

 

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Document Information

Modified date:
29 November 2022

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ssg1S1005392