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IBM periodically releases new Resave media. Resaves are often Machine Code (57xx-999) but occasionally a Resave is made available for IBM i (57xx-SS1).
Resaves of the currently supported releases are valuable to you for several reasons.
Resaves are created by PTFs being permanently applied and new install media is created. Each Resave goes through significant install and regression testing to ensure optimal system quality.
Situations where a customer should use the Resave media include:
To determine the minimum Resave levels needed for hardware refer to the IBM Prerequisite tool.
23 April 2019