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IBM Spectrum Control 5.4.1 (November 2020)

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Abstract

Version 5.4.1 contains new features, APAR fixes, and currency support for IBM® Spectrum Control™.

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What's New in 5.4.1?

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 V5.4.1 can be applied as a new installation or as an upgrade to IBM Spectrum Control 5.3.x and IBM Spectrum Control 5.4.0.  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.  Direct upgrade from Spectrum Control 5.2.x is no longer supported.  You will need to upgrade to a 5.3.x release before upgrading to 5.4.x.

Installation Instructions

To prepare for an upgrade or new installation:

  • Review the 5.4.1 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.

Download Package

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

Verify the checksum values for the downloaded files.

Problems Solved

The following APARs are solved in this release:

IT33090 IT33145 IT33803 IT33848 IT33862 IT33987 IT34157 IT31323
IT33037 IT34020 IT34045 IT31644 IT31715 IT32479 IT32825 IT33107
IT33466 IT33702 IT33711 IT33730 IT33763 IT33809 IT33820 IT33891
IT33900 IT34001 IT34021 IT34053 IT34079 IT34086 IT34092 IT34152
IT34207 IT34266 IT34334 IT34441 IT34201 IT34439 IT34505

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Problems (APARS) fixed
IT33090
IT33145
IT33803
IT33848
IT33862
IT33987
IT34157
IT31323
IT33037
IT34020
IT34045
IT31644
IT31715
IT32479
IT32825
IT33107
IT33466
IT33702
IT33711
IT33730
IT33763
IT33809
IT33820
IT33891
IT33900
IT34001
IT34021
IT34053
IT34079
IT34086
IT34092
IT34152
IT34207
IT34266
IT34334
IT34441
IT34201
IT34439
IT34505

Document Information

Modified date:
05 November 2020

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