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Downloading IBM Spectrum Control V5.4.8 using Passport Advantage Online

Question & Answer


Question

How can I download a copy of IBM® Spectrum Control™ V5.4.8 from IBM Passport Advantage® Online?

Answer

To download and assemble the installation parts:

  1. Go to IBM Passport Advantage Online , click Customer sign in, and sign in by using your IBM ID and password.
  2. On the Software and services online page, click Software download & media access.
  3. Find your entitled software by using these search options:
    • Use Find by part number to search for a specific part number of a component.  Part numbers are shown later on this page.
    • Use Find by search text to search for a text string within all your entitled software.
    • Tip: To quickly and reliably find and download a specific component, use the Find by part number search option
  4. On the product download page, ensure that the Required check box is selected, and then click Download. Do not select the Optional check box unless you are sure that you want to download optional parts. If you determine that you want to use that functionality later, you can download and install optional parts at any time. The tables below these steps contain the descriptions and part numbers for the required and optional parts for each IBM Spectrum Control edition.
  5. When the download is finished, complete the following steps:
    1. Optional: Verify the checksum values for the downloaded files.
    2. Follow these recommendations to extract the downloaded files:
      1. Extract the IBM Spectrum Control server image file into a single dedicated directory. Use the GNU tar program when you extract the files on AIX.
      2. Extract the IBM Db2® image file into a single dedicated directory.
      3. Extract the IBM Cognos® Analytics Server image files into a single dedicated directory.
    3. To install the product, follow the instructions in the IBM Spectrum Control documentation.

Required parts

The following tables separate the required parts for IBM Spectrum Control by operating system. A license is required and must be provided during new installations. The license is available on Passport Advantage Online based on product entitlement. If you are upgrading rather than installing IBM Spectrum Control, the DB2 image might not be required. See the supported platforms matrix for Db2 version support details.
 
IBM Spectrum Control Server
IBM AIX®
Linux®
Microsoft Windows
IBM Spectrum Control Server V5.4.8
M07PJML
M07PKML
M07PLML

IBM Db2 Server V11.5.6, 11.5.7 fix pack for Apache Log4j 2.x vulnerabilities

If you run any vulnerable fix pack level of Db2 11.5, download the special build containing the interim fix for the Apache Log4j 2.x vulnerabilities from IBM Fix Central. For more information, see the following links:

IBM Db2 11.5.6 Standard - Restricted Use - Activation (Apply after installation or upgrade to activate the Db2 license. This activation also works for Db2 11.5.7)

G01LWML
G01LWML
G01LWML

IBM Db2 Advanced Workgroup Server Edition Server Restricted Use V11.1.4 fp5

IBM Db2 Advanced Workgroup Server Edition Restricted Use Activation (Apply after installation to activate the Db2 license.)

Tip: This Db2 version is recommended for using with Cognos Analytics 11.1.4. Review supported platforms matrix to ensure all products you plan to install on the machine support the same level of Db2.

CC5EZML
 
CNB21ML
CC5EYML
 
CNB21ML
CC5EXML
 
CNB21ML
IBM Spectrum Control License
UNIX
Windows
IBM Spectrum Control Standard Edition V5.4.8 License
M07PGML
M07PHML
IBM Spectrum Control Standard Select Edition V5.4.8 License
M07PPML
M07PQML


Optional parts

The following optional parts can be used with IBM Spectrum Control.
 
IBM Spectrum Control Storage Resource Agent
Install the Storage Resource agent on servers that are managed by IBM Spectrum Control.  Use the agent to collect information about resources that are internal to the servers, such as virtual machines, logical volumes, disks, file systems, and host bus adapters (HBAs).
 
IBM Spectrum Control Storage Resource Agent
IBM Spectrum Control V5.4.8 Storage Resource Agent for UNIX
M07PMML
IBM Spectrum Control V5.4.8 Storage Resource Agent for Windows
M07PNML

 
IBM Cognos Analytics
If you want to use custom reporting features, install Cognos Analytics on a separate server and follow instructions for migrating reports in the IBM Spectrum Control documentation.
Cognos Analytics Server
IBM Cognos Analytics Installer 3.3.18 AIX Multilingual M02Z8ML
IBM Cognos Analytics Server Limited Use 11.2.1 for AIX M02Z7ML
IBM Cognos Analytics Installer 3.3.18 Linux x86 Multilingual M02ZDML
IBM Cognos Analytics Server Limited Use 11.2.1 for Linux x86 M02ZCML
IBM Cognos Analytics Installer 3.3.18 Microsoft Windows Multilingual M02Z1ML
IBM Cognos Analytics Server Limited Use 11.2.1 for Windows M02Z1ML
IBM Copy Services Manager
IBM Copy Services Manager (formerly known as IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for Replication) contains features that are used by storage systems, such as IBM DS8000®, to configure, manage, and monitor data-copy functions. Copy services include IBM FlashCopy®, Metro Mirror, Global Mirror, and Metro Global Mirror.
 

IBM Copy Services Manager
IBM Copy Services Manager V6.3.3
CNLP2EN
IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot
IBM Spectrum Protect™ Snapshot (formerly known as IBM Tivoli Storage FlashCopy Manager) is the data backup and restore component in certain editions of IBM Spectrum Control. It provides fast, application-aware backups and restores, leveraging advanced snapshot technologies available with IBM storage systems.
Availability:
  • IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot is available with all IBM Virtual Storage Center editions and with licenses to IBM Spectrum Control Advanced and IBM Spectrum Control Advanced Select editions.
  • IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot is not available with IBM Spectrum Control Standard Edition or IBM Spectrum Control Standard Select Edition 5.4.1 and later. 

IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot
IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot 8.1.14 Windows
M04Z8ML
IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot 8.1.11 UNIX/Linux
CC87TML
IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot 8.1.11 (Prerequisite Checker) Multiplatform, Multi-Language
CC87UML

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Document Information

Modified date:
18 August 2022

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