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Upgrade 8561DEVICE, Subset 8561/ZVM

Preventive Service Planning


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DEVICE 8561

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  Preventive Service Planning

PSP Upgrade 8561DEVICE, Subset 8561/ZVM

Upgrade 8561DEVICE, Subset 8561/ZVM

Service Recommendation Summary General Information
Hardware Service Levels Software Service Levels
Service Recommendations Optional Product Levels
Informational/Documentation PTF/APAR Reference Lists


Upgrade 8561DEVICE, Subset 8561/ZVM:

THIS SUBSET CONTAINS INSTALLATION INFORMATION FOR DEVICE 8561.


Change Summary

DATE LAST SECTION COMMENTS CHANGED 1. YY/MM/DD GENERAL INFORMATION NO ENTRIES 2. YY/MM/DD HARDWARE SERVICE LEVELS NO ENTRIES 3. 20/03/15 SOFTWARE SERVICE LEVELS 4. 20/10/20 SERVICE RECOMMENDATIONS 5. YY/MM/DD CROSS PRODUCT DEPENDENCIES NO ENTRIES


Service Recommendation Summary

DATE APAR PTF VOLID COMMENTS 8 20/10/20 PH30115 UI72079 1000 ODD LEN OUTBOUND IP PKTS MAY BE 7 20/06/04 VM66332 UM35614 1000 STAND ALONE DUMP FROM SCSI MAY F 6 20/02/12 PH22045 UI67817 1000 ZVM TCPIP - IP STACK FAILURE WIT 5 19/10/08 VM66325 UM35545 1000 ABENDHTT001 DURING VMRELOCATE WI 4 19/10/08 VM66321 UM35543 1000 HTT001 1ST LEVEL ON Z15 (D/T8561 3 19/09/24 VM66248 UM35532 1000 Z/VM SUPPORT FOR IBM Z15 AND LIN 2 19/09/23 VM66283 UM35534 1000 Z/VM SYSTEM RECOVERY BOOST FOR I 1 19/09/16 VM66240 UM35526 1000 IOCP UPDATE


General Information

THIS SECTION CONTAINS INFORMATION THAT IS OF GENERAL INTEREST DURING DEVICE INSTALLATION. 1. YY/MM/DD NO ENTRIES


Hardware Service Levels

THIS SECTION CONTAINS INFORMATION THAT IS HARDWARE SERVICE LEVEL RELATED. 1. YY/MM/DD NO ENTRIES


Software Service Levels

THIS SECTION CONTAINS THE MINIMUM REQUIRED SOFTWARE PRODUCT LEVELS REQUIRED TO SUPPORT THIS DEVICE. 6. 20/03/15 The PTF for APAR VM66242 provides support in z/VM V6.4 and V7.1 for the IBM Fibre Channel Endpoint Security. Endpoint Security is an end-to-end solution that ensure the integrity and confidentiality of all data flowing on Fibre Channel links between an IBM z15 or LinuxONE III server and a DS8900F within the data center, as the data moves between trusted entities. The minimum hardware required is the following: - Driver D41C bundle level 20a - FICON Express16SA Adapter - FICON Express16S+ Adapters support authentication when a FICON Express16SA Adapter has been plugged in the machine - Endpoint Security Enablement - CPACF enablement - DS8900F enabled for Endpoint Security - SAN hardware and software requirements and prerequisites required for support of IFCES can be found in IBM Resource Link Switches and Directors qualified for IBM Z FICON and FCP channels: https://www-01.ibm.com/servers/resourcelink/lib03020.nsf/pages/ switchesAndDirectorsQualifiedForIbmSystemZRFiconRAndFcpChannels 5. 20/02/15 z/VM support for the following IBM z15 and LinuxONE III functionality is no longer restricted with the availability of the following PTFs: 1) z/VM Stand Alone dump to SCSI 2nd level is now available with the PTF for APAR VM66332. As a reminder, the PTF for APAR VM66321 must be applied 1st level to avoid an abend when the SAD to SCSI is initiated 2nd level. 2) z/VM Stand Alone dump to SCSI 1st level is also now available with the PTF for APAR VM66332. 4. 19/10/09 z/VM support for the following IBM z15 and LinuxONE III functionality remains restricted until the indicated PTFs are available: 1) z/VM Stand Alone dump to SCSI 2nd level remains restricted until PTFs for APARs VM66322 and VM66332 are available. The available PTF for APAR VM66321 must be applied 1st level to avoid an abend when the SAD to SCSI is initiated 2nd level. SAD to ECKD 1st and 2nd level is available and functional. 2) z/VM Stand Alone dump to SCSI 1st level remains restricted when the LPAR is configured with less than 2G of memory until PTFs for APARs VM66322 and VM66332 are available. SAD to SCSI 1st level is available when the LPAR is configured with more than 2G of memory. 3. 19/10/09 z/VM support for the following IBM z15 and LinuxONE III functionality are no longer restricted: 1) Relocation of a guest using SCSI EDEV's or direct attached FCP devices is now allowed with the available PTF for APAR VM66325. 2. 19/09/26 z/VM support for the following IBM z15 and LinuxONE III functionality are restricted until the indicated PTFs are available: 1) z/VM Stand Alone dump to SCSI 1st and 2nd level are restricted until PTFs for APARs VM66321 and VM66322 are available. The PTF for VM66321 will correct an abend first level when the SAD is initiated 2nd level. SAD to ECKD 1st and 2nd level is available and functional. 2) Relocation of a guest using SCSI EDEV's or direct attached FCP devices are restricted until the PTF for APAR VM66325 is available. 1. 19/09/12 z/VM support for the IBM z15 and LinuxONE III: Information is divided into four topics: 1) Pre-requisite service which must be applied across a z/VM Single System Image (SSI) cluster before moving any z/VM 6.4 or 7.1 image to a z15 or LinuxONE III server. 2) Required z/VM 6.4 and 7.1 service for the IBM z15 and LinuxONE III servers 3) z/VM 7.1 System Recovery Boost support service 4) Additional z/VM information (1) The PTF for APAR VM66206 provides infrastructure support in z/VM V6.4 and V7.1 for the IBM z15 and LinuxONE III servers, which must be installed on all the members of an SSI cluster before any member is IPLed on the z15 or LinuxONE III servers. In addition, the PTF for APAR VM65976 provides infrastructure support for ESA/390-compatibility mode within z/VM V6.4, and must be installed on all members of an SSI cluster before any z/VM V6.4 member of the cluster is run on an IBM z15 or LinuxONE III server. (2) With the PTF for APAR VM66248 (and all required pre-requisite APARs), planned to be available September 23, 2019, z/VM V6.4 and V7.1 provide support that will enable guests to exploit function supported by z/VM on IBM z15 and LinuxONE III servers, which includes the following new hardware facilities: - Synchronous execution support for on-chip data compression and DEFLATE conversion. - Enhanced Vector and Vector packed decimal. - Message-Security-Assist Extension 9. - Crypto Express7S adapter and cryptographic enhancements. Support for Crypto Express7S: z/VM Support for the new Crypto Express7S (CEX7S) adapter is included for both shared and dedicated guest use. As with the prior crypto adapter support, the CEX7S adapter can be configured as an accelerator or as an IBM Common Cryptographic Architecture (CCA) coprocessor for shared or dedicated use by z/Architecture guests. When the CEX7S adapter is configured as an IBM Enterprise Public-Key Cryptography Standards (PKCS) #11 (EP11) coprocessor, the domains on the adapter can be dedicated to z/Architecture guests, but not shared. With the available PTF for APAR PI99085, the z/VM V6.4 and V7.1 TCP/IP stack and NETSTAT OSAINFO command have been updated to provide support for: OSA-Express7S GbE. OSA-Express7S 10GbE. OSA-Express7S 25GbE. OSA-Express7S 1000BASE-T. Dynamic I/O enhancements: Host dynamic I/O support is provided for managing the configuration of Crypto Express7S, OSA-Express7S OSD CHPIDs, FICON Express16SA FC and FCP CHPIDs, RoCE Express2.1, and Coupling Express LR Adapters. FICON Express16SA adapter. (3) The PTF for APAR VM66283, planned to be available September 23, 2019, z/VM V7.1 will provide support for the IBM z15 System Recovery Boost, including: - General CPs running as subcapacity can be boosted to full for a limited time during z/VM system initialization and workload bring-up, during workload quiese and system shutdown, and during system abend processing. - Speed change status can be logged in z/VM monitor data. - Support for System Recovery Boost must be explicitly enabled in the z/VM system configuration file using the following record: FEATURES ENABLE RECOVERY_BOOST *** Warning *** When enabling or disabling System Recovery Boost in the z/VM SYSTEM CONFIG file, it is recommended to add a separate FEATURES statement on a new line rather than include RECOVERY_BOOST on an existing FEATURES line. This will avoid issues with existing FEATURES statements when IPLing CPLOAD MODULES which do not include System Recovery Boost support. - z/VM System Recovery Boost support primarily benefits the z/VSE and z/TPF guest environments. (4) Migrating z/VM to the IBM z15 and LinuxONE III servers: If you are upgrading to an IBM z15 or LinuxONE III server from a z13 / z13S or earlier server, you MUST upgrade the Stand Alone Program Loader (SAPL), or else you won't be able to IPL z/VM. Refer to the red alert at the following URL: http://www.vm.ibm.com/service/redalert/#SAPLZ14 issued December 13, 2017 for more information. Installing z/VM on the IBM z15 and LinuxONE III servers: z/VM V6.4 and 7.1 can be installed directly on the IBM z15 and LinuxONE III servers. z/VM 6.4 requires an image obtained from IBM after August 25, 2017. The PTF for APAR VM66248 must be applied immediately after installing z/VM. Installation of z/VM V6.4 and V7.1 from the IBM z15 and LinuxONE III servers USB flash drive is supported. Information on receiving z/VM product deliverables electronically can be found at: http://www.vm.ibm.com/install/prodinst.html Support for the z15 and LinuxONE III servers also requires the PTFs for the following APARs: - ICKDSF support requires APAR PI46151. - EREP/VM support requires APAR VM65952. - HCD support requires APARs VM66239 (IBM z15) and VM66318 (LinuxONE III). - HCM support requires APARs VM65266 and VM65598. - IOCP support requires APAR VM66240. - HLASM support requires APARs PH00902.


Service Recommendations

8 20/10/20 PROBLEM: (PH30115) ODD LEN OUTBOUND IP PKTS MAY BE DROPPED FOR LCS DEVICE USERS AFFECTED: ALL Z/VM TCP/IP USERS OF LCS DEVICES. RECOMMENDATION: INSTALL UI72079 ON VOLID 1000 (R640 ) INSTALL UI72080 ON VOLID 1000 (R710 ) INSTALL UI72081 ON VOLID 1000 (R720 ) 7 20/06/04 PROBLEM: (VM66332) STAND ALONE DUMP FROM SCSI MAY FAIL ON Z15 USERS AFFECTED: ALL INSTALLATIONS OF Z/VM ON IBM Z15 USING STAND-ALONE DUMP TO SCSI DASD. ADDITIONAL KEYWORDS: D/T8561 RECOMMENDATION: INSTALL UM35614 ON VOLID 1000 (RA64 ) INSTALL UM35597 ON VOLID 1000 (R640 ) INSTALL UM35598 ON VOLID 1000 (R710 ) 6 20/02/12 PROBLEM: (PH22045) ZVM TCPIP - IP STACK FAILURE WITH VLAN ON A SINGLE OSA USERS AFFECTED: ALL Z/VM TCP/IP USERS OF IP (LAYER 3) INTERFACES THAT SPECIFY A VLAN ON THE LINK STATEMENT UTILIZING A SHARED OSA-EXPRESS. RECOMMENDATION: INSTALL UI67817 ON VOLID 1000 (R640 ) INSTALL UI67818 ON VOLID 1000 (R710 ) 5 19/10/08 PROBLEM: (VM66325) ABENDHTT001 DURING VMRELOCATE WITH ACTIVE I/O USERS AFFECTED: ALL Z/VM USERS OF THE VMRELOCATE COMMAND RECOMMENDATION: INSTALL UM35545 ON VOLID 1000 (R640 ) INSTALL UM35546 ON VOLID 1000 (R710 ) 4 19/10/08 PROBLEM: (VM66321) HTT001 1ST LEVEL ON Z15 (D/T8561) WHEN SAD TO SCSI 2ND LVL USERS AFFECTED: USERS ON AN IBM Z15 OR LINUXONE III TRYING TO USE STANDALONE DUMP TO A SCSI DEVICE FOR A SECOND LEVEL Z/VM SYSTEM ARE SUSCEPTIBLE TO THIS PROBLEM. RECOMMENDATION: INSTALL UM35543 ON VOLID 1000 (R640 ) INSTALL UM35544 ON VOLID 1000 (R710 ) 3 19/09/24 PROBLEM: (VM66248) Z/VM SUPPORT FOR IBM Z15 AND LINUXONE III SERVERS USERS AFFECTED: ALL INSTALLATIONS OF THE Z/VM ON IBM Z15 ( D/T8561 ) AND LINUXONE III SERVERS. RECOMMENDATION: INSTALL UM35532 ON VOLID 1000 (R640 ) INSTALL UM35533 ON VOLID 1000 (R710 ) 2 19/09/23 PROBLEM: (VM66283) Z/VM SYSTEM RECOVERY BOOST FOR IBM Z15, D/T8561 USERS AFFECTED: ALL INSTALLATIONS OF THE Z/VM ON IBM Z15 ( D/T8561 ) WITH SUBCAPACITY GENERAL PURPOSE ("CP") ENGINES. RECOMMENDATION: INSTALL UM35534 ON VOLID 1000 (R710 ) 1 19/09/16 PROBLEM: (VM66240) IOCP UPDATE USERS AFFECTED: IOCP USERS REQUIRING SUPPORT FOR THE D/T8561 IBM Z15 AND LINUXONE III SERVERS. RECOMMENDATION: INSTALL UM35526 ON VOLID 1000 (R640 ) INSTALL UM35527 ON VOLID 1000 (R710 )


Optional Product Levels

THIS SECTION CONTAINS PRODUCT AND SERVICE LEVELS THAT ARE NEEDED TO SUPPORT PRODUCTS THAT PROVIDE OPTIONAL SUPPORT FOR THIS DEVICE. 1. YY/MM/DD INTERDEPENDENT PRODUCT: PROBLEM: USERS AFFECTED: RECOMMENDATION: INSTALL XXXXXXX ON VOLID XXXX


Informational / Documentation


PTF / APAR Reference Lists

PTF Include List
PTF Exclude List
PE APAR List


End of Upgrade 8561DEVICE, Subset 8561/ZVM, as of 2020/10/21.


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Document Information

Modified date:
21 October 2020

UID

isg1_8561DEVICE_8561-ZVM