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Enhancements to SPT 6

This list highlights the enhancements to the System Planning Tool version 6

  • Support for installing SPT into Windows 8/10 & MAC OS.
  • Only POWER5 and newer system are selectable and modifiable in SPT Version 6.
  • Pre-POWER5 systems moved to SPT Legacy.
  • The above two versions of SPT can be downloaded and installed independently and they can run simultaneously.

Enhancements to SPT 5

This list highlights the enhancements to the System Planning Tool version 5

  • Support for pre-POWER5 systems removed (moved to SPT-Legacy)

Enhancements to SPT 4

This list highlights the enhancements to the System Planning Tool version 4

  • Support for installing SPT into Windows 7
  • SPT no longer requires Administrative privileges to run

What's new in SPT 6.21.329.0

The System Planning Tool, version 6.21.329.0, is now available for download at: https://www.ibm.com/systems/support/tools/systemplanningtool/

This is a major announce and maintenance release of SPT that contains the following:

  • Add AIX 7.3 support to Power8 and later.
  • Fixed some defects.

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Archived release notes

  • SPT 6.21.284.0

    This is a minor announce and maintenance release of SPT that contains the following:

    • add EN1E/EN1K, EN1J/EN1F to some Linux version in Power9
    • Fixed some defects
  • SPT 6.21.281.0

    This is a minor announce and maintenance release of SPT that contains the following:

    • Fixed some defects
  • SPT 6.21.250.0

    This is a minor announce and maintenance release of SPT that contains the following:

    • Add Power10 Denali 9080-HEX
    • Fixed some defects
  • SPT 6.21.218.0

    This is a minor announce and maintenance release of SPT that contains the following:

    • Add NVMe Device quantity change for 9009-22G 1-Core
    • Fixed some defects
  • SPT 6.21.193.0

    This is a minor announce and maintenance release of SPT that contains the following:

    • Add Adapter EC2T for 9009-22G 1-Core Offering
    • Remove 7.44TB Nightingale SSD's from POWER8 servers
    • Fixed some defects
  • SPT 6.21.173.0

    This is a minor announce and maintenance release of SPT that contains the following:

    • Add Pegaus and Nightingale to some Power 8
    • Fixed some defects
  • SPT 6.21.145.0

    This is a major announce and maintenance release of SPT that contains the following:

    • New NVMe rule for 9009-41G 4 core
    • Default Ethernet Card Change on some systems includes 9009-42G, 9223-42S, 9080-M9S
    • Fixed some defects
  • SPT 6.21.117.0

    This is a major announce and maintenance release of SPT that contains the following:

    • Added new Fiber Channel cards EN1F EN1K EN1E EN1J to P9
    • Added new SAS 4k SSD drives to P9
    • Added 12-way processors to S922
    • Added NVMe max change for 9009_41G 4 core
    • Added max change of 2893, 2894, EN13, 5269, 5748 in P9
    • Fixed some defects
  • SPT 6.21.103.0

    This is a major announce and maintenance release of SPT that contains the following:

    • Added new Fiber Channel cards EN1F EN1K EN1E EN1J to P9
    • Added new SAS 4k SSD drives to P9
    • Added 12-way processors to S922
    • Fixed some defects
  • SPT 6.21.039.0

    This is a minor announce and maintenance release of SPT that contains the following:

    • Hypervisor change
    • Fixed some defects
  • SPT 6.20.344.0

    This is a minor announce and maintenance release of SPT that contains the following:

    • Fix some defects.
  • SPT 6.20.322.0

    This is a minor announce and maintenance release of SPT that contains the following:

    • Increase Maximums of Everglades (EC2S/EC2U),Everglades was limited to 2 slots per FOM in a MEX drawer. That limitation is being lifted and all 6 slots in each FOM can be populated with Everglades.
    • Limitation: Kona (#EC7J IBM i adapter) only available for PCI adapter Slots C9 & C8.
    • For 9009-41G, a third NVMe U.2 device can be ordered with the first pair and can be same size or larger than first pair.
  • SPT 6.20.316.0

    This is a minor announce and maintenance release of SPT that contains the following:

    • Increase Maximums of Everglades (EC2S/EC2U),Everglades was limited to 2 slots per FOM in a MEX drawer. That limitation is being lifted and all 6 slots in each FOM can be populated with Everglades.
    • Limitation: Kona (#EC7J IBM i adapter) only available for PCI adapter Slots C9 & C8.
    • For 9009-41G, a third NVMe U.2 device can be ordered with the first pair and can be same size or larger than first pair.
  • SPT 6.20.308.0

    This is a minor announce and maintenance release of SPT that contains the following:

    • 9009-41A and 9009-41G 4 core, only support 3 NVMe advice in Linux or AIX primary OS
    • Fixed some defects
  • SPT 6.20.300.0

    This is a minor announce and maintenance release of SPT that contains the following:

    • 9009-41A and 9009-41G 4 core, only support 3 NVMe advice in Linux or AIX primary OS
    • Fixed some defects
  • SPT 6.20.293.0

    This is a minor announce and maintenance release of SPT that contains the following:

    • Announced MTMs 9223-22S, 9223-42S
    • Announced new NVMe devices EC7A EC7C EC7E EC7J EC7L EC7N EC7B EC7D EC7F EC7K EC7M EC7P
    • Announced new Disks ESJS ESJT ESJU ESJV ESJW ESJX ESJY ESJZ ESJJ ESJK ESJL ESJM ESJN ESJP ESJQ ESJR
    • Announced new adapter EC6K EN2A EN2B 
  • SPT 6.20.288.0

    This is a minor announce and maintenance release of SPT that contains the following:

    • Announced MTMs 9223-22S, 9223-42S
    • Announced new NVMe devices EC7A EC7C EC7E EC7J EC7L EC7N EC7B EC7D EC7F EC7K EC7M EC7P
    • Announced new Disks ESJS ESJT ESJU ESJV ESJW ESJX ESJY ESJZ ESJJ ESJK ESJL ESJM ESJN ESJP ESJQ ESJR
    • Announced new adapter EC6K EN2A EN2B 
  • SPT 6.20.282.0

    This is a minor announce and maintenance release of SPT that contains the following:

    • Announced MTMs 9223-22S, 9223-42S
    • Announced new NVMe devices EC7A EC7C EC7E EC7J EC7L EC7N EC7B EC7D EC7F EC7K EC7M EC7P
    • Announced new Disks ESJS ESJT ESJU ESJV ESJW ESJX ESJY ESJZ ESJJ ESJK ESJL ESJM ESJN ESJP ESJQ ESJR
    • Announced new adapter EC6K EN2A EN2B 
  • SPT 6.20.272.0

    This is a minor announce and maintenance release of SPT that contains the following:

    • Fix list of customers defects
  • SPT 6.20.259.0

    This is a major announce and maintenance release of SPT that contains the following:

    • New Rule of NVMe on 9001-41G IBM i
    • Fix list of customers defects
  • SPT 6.20.240.0

    This is a major announce and maintenance release of SPT that contains the following:

    • Change minimum memory on 41A/41G, 42/42G with 1 processor from 16GB to 32GB
    • Seahawk2 with AIX/Linux allowed with VIOS as primary and IBM i as secondary
    • Fix list of customers defects
  • SPT 6.20.225.0

    This is a major announce and maintenance release of SPT that contains the following:

    • Change minimum memory on 41A/41G, 42/42G with 1 processor from 16GB to 32GB
    • Seahawk2 with AIX/Linux allowed with VIOS as primary and IBM i as secondary
    • Fix list of customers defects
  • SPT 6.20.211.0

    This is a major announce and maintenance release of SPT that contains the following:

    • Announced MTMs 9009-22G, 9009-41G, 9009-42G
    • Announced FCs EN1H EN1G EP56 EP58 EP59 EP5B for some 9009, 9040, 9080 MTs
    • Fixed some internal defects 
    • + Docker support
  • SPT 6.20.198.0

    This is a major announce and maintenance release of SPT that contains the following:

    • Announced MTMs 9009-22G, 9009-41G, 9009-42G
    • Announced FCs EN1H EN1G EP56 EP58 EP59 EP5B for some 9009, 9040, 9080 MTs
    • Fixed some internal defects 
    • + Docker support
  • SPT 6.20.196.0

    This is a major announce and maintenance release of SPT that contains the following:

    • Announced MTMs 9009-22G, 9009-41G, 9009-42G
    • Announced FCs EN1H EN1G EP56 EP58 EP59 EP5B for some 9009, 9040, 9080 MTs
    • Fixed some internal defects 
    • + Docker support
  • SPT 6.20.133.0

    This is a minor announce and maintenance release of SPT that contains the following:

    • Fixed bug allowing NVMe adapters (Bolts) with IBM i less than 7.4
    • Fixed bug of not correct deletion partitions after importing lpars
    • Changed 9009-22A/22H processors description
    • Corrected possibility to assign EN0H/EN0K adapters directly to IBM i
    • Corrected possibility configuration without storage backplane
    • Corrected work of MacOS installator
    • Fixed some internal defects
  • SPT 6.20.97.0

    This is a minor announce and maintenance release of SPT that contains the following:

    • Fixed error with availability big disks for EP10 processor
    • Fixed error with availability Mainstream Osprey 4 SSDs in Slider24 on 9080-MME
    • Added possibility to assign EN0H/EN0K adapters directly to IBM i on 9009-41A/42A
    • Corrected check-box work at the last screen of installation for MacOS
    • Fixed some internal defects
  • SPT 6.20.65.0

    This is a minor announce and maintenance release of SPT that contains the following:

    • Corrected algorithm preparing cfr
    • Corrected error message about EP10 processor limitation
    • Updated category for EC2S - LAN adapters
    • Fixed bug for EC2T/EC2R on 9080-M9S. Now it is allowed for IBM i
    • Fixed some internal defects
  • SPT 6.20.37.0

    This is a minor announce and maintenance release of SPT that contains the following:

    • Fixed bug with incorrect limitation ES91/ESB9 disks on 8286-41A
    • Corrected SPT Summary
    • Updated NMVe adapters category
    • Updated USB adapters category
    • Fixed some internal defects
  • SPT 6.20.15.0

    This is a minor announce and maintenance release of SPT that contains the following:

    • When Fibre Channel adapters used as Load Source (SAN Boot) Storage backplane is not required on 9008-22L, 9009-22A, 9223-22H, 9009-41A, 9009-42A, 9223-42H
    • Fixed Report bug with counting ES14
    • Fixed some internal defects
  • SPT 6.19.354.0

    This is a minor announce and maintenance release of SPT that contains the following

    • When Bolt NVMe Flash adapter used as Load Source Storage backplane is not required on 9008-22L, 9009-22A, 9223-22H, 9009-41A, 9009-42A, 9223-42H
    • Updated Bolt NVMe Flash adapters
    • Updated EP16 4-core Typical 2.3 to 3.8 GHz (max) POWER9 processor
    • Updated EJ0K PCIe3 RAID SAS adapter Quad-port 6Gb x8 for MR9
    • EJ0K is not allowed in MEX drawer attached to 9040-MR9
    • Fixed some internal defects
  • SPT 6.19.331.0

    This is a minor announce and maintenance release of SPT that contains the following

    • Added Bolt NVMe Flash adapters (using with Storage backplane until the December release and with implementation the restriction of using on 9009-41A with EP10 processor)
    • Added 11-core typical 3.45 to 3.9 GHz (max) POWER9 processor for 9009-42A
    • Added 24-core (4x6) Typical 3.58 to 3.9 GHz (max) POWER9 processor with 5U for 9080-M9S
    • Added CBU for Power Enterprise Systems Typical 3.58 to 3.9 GHz (max), 24-core for 9080-M9S
    • Fixed some internal defects
  • SPT 6.19.296.0

    This is a minor announce and maintenance release of SPT that contains the following

    • Implemented the restriction of using Internal Storage Devices on 9009-41A EP10 processor
    • Added the new Blackbird4 SSDs on Power9/Power8 models: 9008-22L, 9009-22A, 9009-41A, 9009-42A, 9040-MR9, 9080-M9S, 9223-22H, 9223-42H, 8247-21L, 8247-22L, 8247-42L, 8284-21A, 8284-22A, 8286-41A, 8286-42A, 8408-44E, 9080-MHE, 9080-MME, 8408-E8E, 9119-MME, 9119-MHE
    • Added filter box option in the interface. Now it is possible to find any feature by Feature Code or CCIN
    • Fixed some internal defects
  • SPT 6.19.238.0

    This is a minor announce and maintenance release of SPT that contains the following

    • Now SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 for POWER (SLES 15) is available on Power9/Power8 models: 9008-22L, 9009-22A, 9009-41A, 9009-42A, 9040-MR9, 9080-M9S, 9223-22H, 9223-42H, 8247-21L, 8247-22L, 8247-42L, 8284-21A, 8284-22A, 8286-41A, 8286-42A, 8408-44E, 9080-MHE, 9080-MME, 8408-E8E, 9119-MME, 9119-MHE
    • Now Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 for Power (RHEL 8) is available on Power9/Power8 models: 9008-22L, 9009-22A, 9009-41A, 9009-42A, 9040-MR9, 9080-M9S, 9223-22H, 9223-42H, 8247-21L, 8247-22L, 8247-42L, 8284-21A, 8284-22A, 8286-41A, 8286-42A, 8408-44E, 9080-MHE, 9080-MME, 8408-E8E, 9119-MME, 9119-MHE
    • Now IBM i V7R4M0 is available on 9009-41A/42, 9223-42H
    • ICDefect- corrected available slots for WAN models on 9009-41A/42A, 9223-42H models
    • Fixed some defects (null pointer exception on 9080-M9S model, correct slots for Edward card EC51, WAN EN14...)
  • SPT 6.19.176.0

    This is a major announce and maintenance release of SPT that contains the following

    • Added Blackbird3 disk features on the following models - 8247-21L/22L/42L, 8284-21A/22A, 8408-E8E, 8286-41A/42A
    • Added Osprey4 disk features on the following models - 8408-E8E, 8286-41A/42A, 8284-21A/22A, 8247-21L/22L/42L
    • Add Corycat adapters on 9009-22A, 9080-M9S, 9040-MR9
    • Updated the slot information for the following features on 9008-22L, 9009-22A, 9223-22H
      • # EC45 - PCIe2 LP 4-Port USB 3.0 adapter
      • # EJ1N - PCIe1 LP SAS Tape/DVD Dual-port 3Gb x8 adapter
    • Updated the max quantity of #EJ1N - PCIe1 LP SAS Tape/DVD Dual-port 3Gb x8 adapter on 9080-M9S
    • Added IBM i 7.4 support for the following models- 9080-M9S, 9080-MME/MHE, 8284-21A/22A, 8286-41A/42A
    • Update the slot information of the following features on 9009-41A/42A and 9223-42H
      • #5785 - 4 Port Async EIA-232 PCIe adapter
      • #EC46 - PCIe2 4-Port USB 3.0 adapter
      • #EJ1P - PCIe1 SAS Tape/DVD Dual-port 3Gb x8 adapter
      • #2893 - PCIe 2-Line WAN w/Modem
      • #2894 - PCIe 2-Line WAN w/Modem CIM
    • ICDefect- 8xEC3M's can be added on 9040-MR9 with 4 node processors
    • ICDefect- Null pointer exception coming on 9040-MR9 while pairing the controllers
  • SPT 6.19.113.0

    This is a major announce and maintenance release of SPT that contains the following

    • Added Blackbird3 and Osprey4 Disk features for following models: 9008-22L/9009-22A/9223-22H/9009-41A/9009-42A/9223-42H/9040-MR9/9080-M9S
    • Added Bolt adapters in following models: 9008-22L/9009-22A/9223-22H/9009-41A/9009-42A/9223-42H/9040-MR9/9080-M9S
    • Added features #EJ1R,EC51,EC41,EN1G and EN1H in 9009-22A/9223-22H
    • Backplane #EJ0C is made available with rules
    • Added following features in 9080-M9S: Glacier Park,Lassen,Travis,Bolt adapter,NVMe disks
  • SPT 6.19.74.0

    This is a minor announce and maintenance release of SPT that contains the following

    • Added the following Power-8 MTM
      • 8284-21A
    • Updated the min/max memory of processors for 9080-M9S model.
  • SPT 6.19.52.0

    This is a minor announce and maintenance release of SPT that contains the following

    • Updated the slot information of #EJ1N on 9009-22A model.
    • Updated the slot information of #EJ1N on 9009-22L model.
    • Added LAN adapter #EC2M for 9080-M9S model.
    • Added few features on CEC for 9080-M9S model.
    • Added few features on MEX for 9080-M9S model.
    • Updated the slot information of EJ1N on 9223-22H model.
    • Added 3 node processor on 9040-MR9 model.
    • Added the Homerun #5887 on 9040-MR9 model.
    • Added few features on 9040-MR9 model.
    • Fixed the following problems:
      • Slot information of EN13 for 9009-41A model.
      • CPW Calculations on 8284_22A and 9009_22A model.
  • SPT 6.18.338.0

    This is a minor announce and maintenance release of SPT that contains the following

    • Added #EJ0L and # EN12 features on multiple Power-9 models.
    • #EJ05 Double wide card blocking adjacent slot on 9008-22L, 9009-22A and 9223-22H model.
    • Updated the CPW values for 8284-22A and 9009-22A model.
    • Fixed the following problems:
      • Fixed the issue of unable to save the system plan after modifications.
      • Fixed the issue of not responding while clicking EMX0 expansion units on 9080-M9S model.
  • SPT 6.18.323.0

    This is a minor announce and maintenance release of SPT that contains the following

    • Added new features for following Machine Type Models 9008-22L,9009-22A,9223-22H.
    • Features EJ19 and EJ20 are not supported with 9040-MR9 and 9080-M9S.
    • Feature EC45 slot information has been changed on 9008-22L.
    • Fixed the following problems:
      • EN0B feature is supported for IBM i OS for 8202-E4D MTM.
      • Fixed conversion Issues for 9119-MME MTM.
      • HDD features that are equal to or smaller than 300GB and are SSD features that are equal to or smaller than 931GB are orderable with the #EP10 processor.
      • Fixed 5887 Homerun Copy issue in 8202-E4C
  • SPT 6.18.278.0

    This is a major announce and maintenance release of SPT that contains the following

    • MAC Support for SPT.
    • Updated the minimum and maximum memory for the processors on 9009-42A and 9223-42H model.
    • Updated the minimum and maximum for the processors #EP11 and #EP12 on 9009-41A model.
    • Added the #EN17 and #EN18 features for 9080-M9S.
    • Added #EP1X processor with 1 node on 9223-42H model.
    • Added the #EN17 feature on 9040-MR9.
    • Added the new features on 9008-22L model.
    • Added the #EC66 features for 9009-41A, 9009-42A and 9223-42H model.
  • SPT 6.18.254.0

    This is a minor announce and maintenance release of SPT that contains the following:

    • Updated 16GB as a minimum and default memory on 1 node processor on 9008-22L model.
    • Updated 16GB as a minimum and default memory on 1 node processor on 9009-22A and 9223-22H model.
    • Added #EP1G processor with 1 node on 9009-42A model.
    • Added #EP1X processor with 1 node on 9223-42H model.
    • Added Homerun #EL1S on 9008-22L model.
    • Added Homerun #5887 on 9009-22A, 9223-22H, 9009-41A, 9009-42A and 9223-42H model.
    • Updated few features on 9009-22A, 9223-22H, 9009-41A, 9009-42A and 9223-42H model.
  • SPT 6.18.220.0

    This is a major announce and maintenance release of SPT that contains the following:

    • Added the new Osprey-3 features on 8284-22A, 8286-41A, 8286-42A, 8408-E8E, 9119-MME, 9119-MHE, 8247-22L, 8247-21L, 8247-42L
    • Added the new Power 9 Models
      • Zeppelin 9040-MR9
      • Fleetwood 9080-M9S
    • Fixed the following problems:
      • Fixed the issue of incorrect slot information for EN13 on 9009-42A and 9223-42H
      • Fixed the issue of minimum memory that can be ordered on 9009-41A is 16 GB
  • SPT 6.18.163.0

    This is a minor announce and maintenance release of SPT that contains the following enhancements and fixes:

    • Updated the label 'processor node' with 'processor feature quantity' in the summary page for many Power-8 and Power-9 models
    • Updated the maximum quantity of the following features on 9008-22L
      • #EL3B - PCIe3 LP RAID SAS adapter Quad-Port 6Gb x8
      • #EL60 - PCIe3 LP SAS Tape/DVD adapter Quad-Port 6Gb x8
    • Updated the maximum quantity of the following features on 9009-22A and 9223-22H
      • #EJ0M - PCIe3 LP RAID SAS adapter Quad-Port 6Gb x8
      • #EJ11 - PCIe3 LP SAS Tape/DVD adapter Quad-Port 6Gb x8
    • The mandatory LAN adapter can be placed in any CEC slot when HMC is present
    • Fixed the following problems:
      • Fixed the issue- 9080-MME getting replaced as 9119-MME during the conversion
      • Corrected the slot information of EJ08 on 9009-42A and 9223-42H
      • Fixed the issue- HDD's considering as SSD
      • #EN1C and #EN1D adapters should be displayed as not SR-IOV capable
  • SPT 6.18.114.0

    This is a minor announce and maintenance release of SPT that contains the following enhancements and fixes:

    • Updated the processor features for 9223-22H
      • #EP1P: P4-Core Typical 2.8 to 3.8GHz(max) POWER9 processor
      • #EP1R: 8-Core Typical 3.4 to 3.9GHz(max) POWER9 processor
      • #EP1S: 10-Core Typical 2.9 to 3.8GHz(max) POWER9 processor
    • Updated the processor features for 9223-42H
      • #EP1V: 8-Core Typical 3.8 to 4.0GHz(max) POWER9 processor
      • #EP1W: 10-Core Typical 3.5 to 3.9GHz(max) POWER9 processor
      • #EP1X: 12-Core Typical 3.4 to 3.9GHz(max) POWER9 processor
    • Added information message for CD/DVD device on Power-9 models
    • Fixed the following problem:
      • Fixed the issue - Unable to add each NVMe device to a separate logical partition
  • SPT 6.18.086.0

    This is a minor announce and maintenance release of SPT that contains the following enhancements and fixes:

    • Updated the rPerf and CPW values of the processors on Power-8 and Power-9 models
    • Updated the maximum quantity of Internal Storage devices that can be added with 4-Core processor on 9009-41A
    • Updated the maximum quantity of few adapters on Power-9 models
    • Implemented the restriction of Internal Storage Device addition on 9009-41A and 8286-41A with 4-Core processors
    • Added support of OS IBM i V7R3M0 for the following LAN adapters on multiple Power-9 models:
      • #EC3L - PCIe3 LP 2-Port 100GbE(NIC&RoCE)QSFP28 adapter x16
      • #EC3M - PCIe3 2-Port 100GbE NIC&RoCE)QSFP28 adapter x16
    • Fixed the following problem:
      • Fixed the issue - maximum quantity of External Disk controller- EJ14 that can be added on 9009-41A
  • SPT 6.18.047.0

    This is a minor announce and maintenance release of SPT that contains the following enhancements and fixes:

    • Added the following Power-9 MTMs
      • 9008-22L
      • 9009-22A
      • 9009-41A
      • 9009-42A
    • Added the following SAP HANA MTMs
      • 9223-22H
      • 9223-42H
    • Added support for many new LAN and fibre adapters on Power-9 models
  • SPT 6.17.339.0

    This is a minor announce and maintenance release of SPT that contains the following enhancements and fixes:

    • Fixed the following problems:
      • Error while saving the changes to .sysplan
      • Issue in running the reports
      • Error while converting the .sysplan
  • SPT 6.17.317.0

    This is a minor announce and maintenance release of SPT that contains the following enhancements and fixes:

    • Added support for many new internal storage devices on all POWER8 models.
    • Fixed the following problems:
      • Fixed a problem of unable to change the processor for model 9406-520.
      • Fixed a problem of CCIN values not displaying in SPT.
      • Fixed a problem of null pointer exception while adding Mex.
  • SPT 6.17.282.0

    This is a minor announce and maintenance release of SPT that contains the following enhancements and fixes:

    • Added support for many new internal storage devices on all POWER8 models.
    • Fixed the following problems:
      • Fixed the orderability issue of the Fan Out Modules.
      • Fixed the issue of maximum quantity of cores per IBM i partition on 8284-22A.
      • Fixed the issue of DASD internal storage devices getting added in valid slots for 4 core processor.
      • Fixed the issue of EPBA processor is being displayed as not new orderable on 9080-MME.
  • SPT 6.17.226.0

    The System Planning Tool, version 6.17.226.0, is now available for download at: http://www.ibm.com/systems/support/tools/systemplanningtool/

    This is a minor announce and maintenance release of SPT that contains the following enhancements and fixes:

    • Added support for Expansion Drawers EMX0/ELMX with new Expansion unit I/O module EMXG/ELMG on all Power-8 models .
    • Updated System memory on 8247-42L and 8286-42A models.
    • Fixed the following problems:
      • Fixed a problem of Fiber Channel connections missed on reopening of sysplan.
  • SPT 6.17.187.0

    The System Planning Tool, version 6.17.187.0 is now available for download at: http://www.ibm.com/systems/support/tools/systemplanningtool/

    This is a minor announce and maintenance release of SPT that contains the following enhancements and fixes:

    • Added support for installing SPT into windows 8 and windows 10.
    • Changed support ID rchspt@us.ibm.com to sptsuppo@in.ibm.com.
    • Fixed the following problems:
      • Fixed a problem of IBM I 7.2 is coming as a valid OS.
      • Fixed a problem of Enable Active Memory Mirroring for Alpine.
      • Fixed a problem of Handling existing internal SSD PCI adapter + Drive Combo.
      • Fixed a problem of error while saving the plan.
      • Fixed a problem of Error page while converting HMC Plans and converting issue.

    Please remember to clear your browser's cache after applying an SPT update to ensure you are getting the latest revisions. Check the FAQ for details on how to do this for your particular browser if you are unsure.

    For SPT problems or questions concerning the SPT, send all responses/requests to sptsuppo@in.ibm.com

  • SPT 6.17.081.0

    This is a minor announce and maintenance release of SPT that contains the following enhancements and fixes:

  • SPT 6.17.058.0

    This is a minor announce and maintenance release of SPT that contains the following enhancements and fixes:

  • SPT 6.17.019.0

    The System Planning Tool, version 6.17.058.0, is now available for download at:
    http://www.ibm.com/systems/support/tools/systemplanningtool/

    This is a minor announce and maintenance release of SPT that contains the following enhancements and fixes:

  • SPT 6.16.355.0

    This is a minor announce and maintenance release of SPT that contains the following enhancements and fixes:

  • SPT 6.16.278.0

    This is a major announce and maintenance release of SPT that contains the following enhancements and fixes:

  • SPT 6.16.252.0

    This is a minor announce and maintenance release of SPT that contains the following enhancements and fixes:

    Features:

    Fixes:

    Known Issues and Problems:

    Issue: New Brazos C models announced in this release are not displayed with new order check.

    Work around: In order to work with these Brazos C models, please do not select new order check in SPT application. Hardware features can be filtered for new orders by selecting/un-selecting the Settings->Validate for new order menu under hardware tab.

    We will provide the fix for above known issue as soon as possible.

  • SPT 6.16.204.0

    This is a minor announce and maintenance release of SPT that contains the following enhancements and fixes:

  • SPT 6.16.172.0

    This is a minor announce and maintenance release of SPT that contains the following enhancements and fixes:

  • SPT 6.16.139.0

    This is a minor announce and maintenance release of SPT that contains the following enhancements and fixes:

  • SPT 6.16.096.0

    This is a minor announce and maintenance release of SPT that contains the following enhancements and fixes:

  • SPT 6.16.056.0

    This is a minor announce and maintenance release of SPT that contains the following enhancements and fixes:

  • SPT 6.16.021.0

    This is a minor announce and maintenance release of SPT that contains the following enhancements and fixes:

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Modified date:
25 November 2021

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