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Fix list for IBM Z Distribution for Zowe

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Abstract

This document contains a complete listing of releases, refreshes, fix packs(also known as PTFs) sorted by version for IBM Z Distribution for Zowe - z/OS. We recommend installing the latest PTFs as they are cumulative (ie they contain all the APAR fixes made available for the product since it first shipped).

IBM Z Distribution for Zowe V1.0 redistributes the Zowe V1.9 release from the open source community. The IBM distribution is binary equivalent to the open source Zowe. Zowe V1.9.0 is the first Active Long-Term Support (LTS) release of Zowe by the open community. See https://www.zowe.org/ for additional information. Subsequent releases of Zowe (i.e., V1.10, V1.11, etc.) from the open community will be delivered from IBM as PTFs on IBM Z Distribution for Zowe V1.0 using the IBM Continuous Delivery model of enhancements and support.
* Zowe is a project of the Open Mainframe Project.

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Prerequisite required
IBM Z Distribution for Zowe V1.0 is required. This is a base version that is built on the Zowe open source community's v1.9.0 release.
PTF Release Information
Publish Date IBM PTF Numbers Required APARs included in PTFs Equivalent Version of Open Source Zowe Description of what is included in the PTFs and APARs
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October 2021 UO01994 UO01995 1.25.0
This PTF updates IBM Z Distribution for Zowe to match the Zowe v1.25.0 open source community release.
For a list of fixes and enhancements that are included in this PTF, see the Zowe community v1.25.0
Shopz
September 2021 UO01992 UO01993 1.24.0
This PTF updates IBM Z Distribution for Zowe to match the Zowe v1.24.0 open source community release.
For a list of fixes and enhancements that are included in this PTF, see the Zowe community v1.24.0
Shopz
July 2021
UO01991
UO01984
1.23.0
This PTF updates IBM Z Distribution for Zowe to match the Zowe v1.23.0 open source community release.
For a list of fixes and enhancements that are included in this PTF, see the Zowe community v1.23.0
Shopz
June 2021
UO01982
UO01983
1.22.0
This PTF updates IBM Z Distribution for Zowe to match the Zowe v1.22.0 open source community release.
For a list of fixes and enhancements that are included in this PTF, see the Zowe community v1.22.0
Shopz
April 2021 UO01981 IO28319 1.21.0
This PTF updates IBM Z Distribution for Zowe to match the Zowe v1.21.0 open source community release.
For a list of fixes and enhancements that are included in this PTF, see the Zowe community v1.21.0
Shopz
March 2021 UO01980 IO28318 1.20.1
This PTF updates IBM Z Distribution for Zowe to match the Zowe v1.20.1 open source community release.
For a list of fixes and enhancements that are included in this PTF, see the Zowe community v1.20.1
Shopz
March 2021 UO01970 IO28120 1.20.0
This PTF updates IBM Z Distribution for Zowe to match the Zowe v1.20.0 open source community release.
For a list of fixes and enhancements that are included in this PTF, see the Zowe community v1.20.0
Shopz
February 2021 UO01969 IO28119 1.19.1
This PTF updates IBM Z Distribution for Zowe to match the Zowe v1.19.1 open source community release.
For a list of fixes and enhancements that are included in this PTF, see the Zowe community v1.19.1
Shopz
February 2021
UO01967
UO01968
1.19.0
These PTFs update IBM Z Distribution for Zowe to match the Zowe v1.19.0 open source community release.
For a list of fixes and enhancements that are included in these PTFs, see the Zowe community v1.19.0
Shopz
January 2021
UO01965
UO01966
1.18.0
These PTFs update IBM Z Distribution for Zowe to match the Zowe v1.18.0 open source community release.
For a list of fixes and enhancements that are included in these PTFs, see the Zowe community v1.18.0
Shopz
November
2020
UO01958
UO01959
1.17.0
These PTFs update IBM Z Distribution for Zowe to match the Zowe v1.17.0 open source community release.
For a list of fixes and enhancements that are included in these PTFs, see the Zowe community v1.17.0
Shopz
October 2020
UO01955
UO01956
1.16.0
These PTFs update IBM Z Distribution for Zowe to match the Zowe v1.16.0 open source community release.
For a list of fixes and enhancements that are included in these PTFs, see the Zowe community v1.16.0
Shopz
September
2020
UO01953
UO01954
1.15.0
These PTFs update IBM Z Distribution for Zowe to match the Zowe v1.15.0 open source community release.
For a list of fixes and enhancements that are included in these PTFs, see the Zowe community v1.15.0
Shopz
August
2020
UO01951
UO01952
1.14.0
These PTFs update IBM Z Distribution for Zowe to match the Zowe v1.14.0 open source community release.
For a list of fixes and enhancements that are included in these PTFs, see the Zowe community v1.14.0
Shopz
July
2020
UO01948
UO01949
1.13.0
These PTFs update IBM Z Distribution for Zowe to match the Zowe v1.13.0 open source community release.
For a list of fixes and enhancements that are included in these PTFs, see the Zowe community v1.13.0
Shopz
June
2020
UO01945
UO01946
1.12.0
These PTFs update IBM Z Distribution for Zowe to match the Zowe v1.12.0 open source community release.
For a list of fixes and enhancements that are included in these PTFs, see the Zowe community v1.12.0
Shopz
May
2020
UO01942
UO01943
1.11.0
These PTFs update IBM Z Distribution for Zowe to match the Zowe v1.11.0 open source community release.
For a list of fixes and enhancements that are included in these PTFs, see the Zowe community v1.11.0
release notes
Shopz
April 2020 UO01939 UO01940 IO27710 IO27711 1.10.0
These PTFs update IBM Z Distribution for Zowe to match the Zowe v1.10.0 open source community release.
For a list of fixes and enhancements that are included in these PTFs, see the Zowe community  v1.10.0 release notes.
Shopz
Frequently Asked Questions
  • What’s the difference between IBM Z Distribution for Zowe and the open source community Zowe? 
IBM Z Distribution for Zowe V1.0 redistributes the Zowe V1.9 release from the open source community. The IBM distribution is binary equivalent to the open source Zowe. 
  • Will each post-1.9.0 open source Zowe version has a matching IBM Z Distribution version like V1.1?  
Subsequent releases of Zowe (i.e., V1.10, V1.11, etc.) from the open community will be delivered from IBM as PTFs on IBM Z Distribution for Zowe V1.0 using the IBM Continuous Delivery model of enhancements and support. The version IBM Z Distribution for Zowe will remain 1.0.0. 
  • When the community releases a new Zowe version like v1.10, how can I update the Zowe FMID to the same level?  
You could order the matching PTFs from Shopz, install and apply them manually on top of the Zowe FMID to run a new Zowe version. For a list of PTFs and the equivalent open source community version, see the PTF release information above.
  • When will a PTF be available? 
After a new Zowe open source release is delivered, equivalent PTFs will be made available on Shopz shortly after. 
  • Will the version of IBM Z Distribution for Zowe be updated after I apply PTFs?  
No, after you apply PTFs, the version of IBM Z Distribution for Zowe will not be updated. It will remain v1.0.0. Applying PTFs will only update IBM Z Distribution for Zowe to match the equivalent Zowe open source community release.
  • I expect to get a V1.9.0 package from Shopz, however, the version of the package shows V1.0.0. Is this the correct version of Zowe in ShopZ? 
Yes, you have the correct version. The IBM Distribution V1.0.0 is based on the Zowe open source version 1.9.0.

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Modified date:
05 November 2021

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