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IBM Spectrum Control 5.3.6 (February 2020)

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Abstract

Version 5.3.6 contains new features, APAR fixes, and currency support for IBM® Spectrum Control™.

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What's New in 5.3.6?

Notes:
  • Use the GNU tar program (1.14 or higher) rather than the native AIX tar program to extract files from the IBM Spectrum Control installation images. The AIX tar program can truncate long file names, which may cause errors with the IBM Spectrum Control application.

Prerequisites

IBM Spectrum Control V5.3.6 can be applied as a new installation or as an upgrade to IBM Spectrum Control 5.3.x or 5.2.x.  If you are applying this as an upgrade, your existing license will be transferred.  If you are doing a new installation, a license is required and is included on Passport Advantage® Online. 

Installation Instructions

To prepare for an upgrade or new installation:

  • Review the 5.3.6 Limitations and Known Issues for IBM Spectrum Control technote prior to applying this release. It contains last-minute information and changes that could not be included in the final product documentation.
  • If you are applying this as an upgrade, review the upgrade procedures in the IBM Spectrum Control Knowledge Center.
  • For a new installation, review the new installation procedures in the IBM Spectrum Control Knowledge Center.

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To download the packages for a desired operating system, follow the link below and select the package you desire.

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Problems Solved

The following APARs are solved in this release:

IT30506 IT31119 IT31486 IT31487 IT31488 IT31489 IT31786 IT31805 IT30571 IT30572 IT23391 IT29934 IT30139 IT30164 IT30298 IT30435 IT30509 IT30537 IT30626 IT30627 IT30648 IT30709 IT30734 IT30748 IT30766 I30767 IT30907 IT30939 IT30956 IT30962 IT30968 IT31024 IT31029 IT31046 IT31096 IT31107 IT31179 IT31188 IT31220 IT31327 IT31365 IT31409 IT31433 IT31465 IT31468 IT31469 IT31519 IT31596 IT31606 IT31611 IT31728 IT31810 IT31906

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Problems (APARS) fixed
IT30506;IT31119;IT31486;IT31487;IT31488;IT31489;IT31786;IT31805;IT30571;IT30572;IT23391;IT29934;IT30139;IT30164;IT30298;IT30435;IT30509;IT30537;IT30626;IT30627;IT30648;IT30709;IT30734;IT30748;IT30766;I30767;IT30907;IT30939;IT30956;IT30962;IT30968;IT31024;IT31029;IT31046;IT31096;IT31107;IT31179;IT31188;IT31220;IT31327;IT31365;IT31409;IT31433;IT31465;IT31468;IT31469;IT31519;IT31596;IT31606;IT31611;IT31728;IT31810;IT31906

Document Information

Modified date:
22 February 2022

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