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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 6.24.043

 

 The System Planning Tool, version 6.24.043, is now available for download at: https://www.ibm.com/systems/support/tools/systemplanningtool/

 

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

 
  • Minor updates and bug fixes.
 

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Archived release notes

  • SPT 6.24.008

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

    • Fix customer defects.
  • SPT 6.23.341

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

    • Fix customer defects.
  • SPT 6.23.326

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

    • Fix customer defects.
  • SPT 6.23.283

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

    • SPT 6.23.326

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

      • Miscellaneous bug fixes.
    • Announcement of ENZ0 PCIe Gen4 I/O Expansion Drawer.
    • Announcement of new feature codes (ES5A through ES5H) for Enterprise SSD PCIe4 NVMe U.2 modules, replacing previously announced feature codes (ES3A through ES3H, EKF2 through EKF9) for new orders.
    • Announcement of PCIe4 2-Port 25/10/1 GbE RoCE SFP28 Adapters (EC71, EC72).
    • Announcement of PCIe4 4-Port 25/10/1 GbE RoCE SFP28 Adapters for 9080-HEX systems (EN24, EN26).
    • Update of possible Power10 LMB size selections for new firmware release.
    • EN2W now limited to 2 per FOM in EMX0.
    • Miscellaneous bug fixes.
  • SPT 6.23.264

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

    • Minimum memory requirements per partition now enforced. If min memory is not met, SPT will automatically adjust the min memory (and desired/max as appropriate) with a temporary error message. Note that new buttons have been added to allow users to re-default the min memory or all partition memory values when desired.
    • Maximum ESLS drawers for 9043-MRX changed from 28 to 64.
    • 9105-41B Deskside and IBMi expansion drawer restrictions added.
    • Miscellaneous bug fixes.
  • SPT 6.23.216

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

    • Miscellaneous bug fixes.
  • SPT 6.23.162

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

    • Updates to ESR0 CXP Converter card placement (x16 and socket restrictions).
    • Fix customer defects.
  • SPT 6.23.116

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

    • Updates to ESR0 CXP Converter card placement (x16 and socket restrictions).
    • Fix customer defects.
  • SPT 6.23.099

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

    • Announcement of ESR0 NED24 NVMe Expansion Drawer for Power10.
    • Announcement of EJ2C/EJ2B PCIe3 12Gb x8 SAS Tape HBA Adapters for Power10.
    • Announcement of EN2L/EN2M PCIe4 32Gb 4-port Optical Fibre Channel Adapter for Power10.
    • Announcement of EN2N/EN2P PCIe4 64Gb 2-port Optical Fibre Channel Adapter for Power10.
    • Miscellaneous bug fixes.
  • SPT 6.23.075

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

    • Adding new Enterprise NVMe small form factor (SFF) U.2 15 mm SSD for Power10 systems.
    • Updates to certain adapter cards restricting placement in C5 for 9009-41A/41G.
    • Fix customer defects.
  • SPT 6.23.042

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

    • Adding new Enterprise NVMe small form factor (SFF) U.2 15 mm SSD for Power10 systems.
    • Adding High-density 24-core processor for the Power S1014 system EPH8.
    • Miscellaneous bug fixes including rendering of 5887 drawer.
    • Fix customer defects

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Modified date:
14 February 2024

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